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  1. Board tips

    by , 11-08-2011 at 10:04 AM
  2. Now momto5

    by , 11-08-2011 at 09:59 AM
    We welcomed our new baby girl Isabella Elizabeth on the 21st of Oct. She was 7lbs 12 1/2oz and is absolutely perfect. She was healthy and scored a 9 and 10 on her apgars. Hubby and I are still adjusting to having a new baby in the house again. I had forgotten how little sleep we survive on haha. I am feeling wonderful. The kids are being a great help, and even the dog is liking having a new sibling. I am finally able to start quilting again (and Christmas is SUPER close yikes!) and am working on ...
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  3. Threading for White FR machines

    by , 11-08-2011 at 09:24 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Bennett View Post
    Okay, I didn't think it was really that intuitive and the manual wasn't that easy for me to understand, but I figured it out. I used some yarn so the points would be more visible (It didn't fit, but I hope you get the idea).

    1. Bring the thread from the spool to the guide at the top. There were several types. The small disks may be flat or upright, or it may just be a guide without the disks.
    2. Bring the thread down to the slot at the bottom of the tension mechanism.
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  4. Threading for White FR machines

    by , 11-08-2011 at 09:22 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Bennett View Post
    Okay, I didn't think it was really that intuitive and the manual wasn't that easy for me to understand, but I figured it out. I used some yarn so the points would be more visible (It didn't fit, but I hope you get the idea).

    1. Bring the thread from the spool to the guide at the top. There were several types. The small disks may be flat or upright, or it may just be a guide without the disks.
    2. Bring the thread down to the slot at the bottom of the tension mechanism.
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  5. Zachary update

    by , 11-08-2011 at 08:43 AM (Rhonda's Retreat)
    Today is a new day! Where is everyone? I miss the old days of hanging over the fence chatting to my neighbors! Did you know I was the first one to start a PDA? It was not real welcome at the time as everyone felt like they had been banished from the main part. It was started because there were some who thought the chitchat and silly conversations didn't belong on the main part of the board. So the PDA personal diary and announcements section was born. I started mine to get the ball rolling. It ...
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  6. Christmas Ornaments - Japanese Kimekomi

    by , 11-08-2011 at 08:05 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by nance-ell View Post
    Beautiful ornaments --- and you can search youtube for more. I definitely have to make one of these!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ee1dq...eature=related

    Enjoy!
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  7. Bonus day!

    by , 11-08-2011 at 07:46 AM
    So I got to take today off from work since we are over staffed and I plan to quilt until noon, visit my parents at lunch and make a nice dinner for the hubby. That is my plan until I stop for a little break and the computer or television work their evil and convince me to take a break until I have wasted my whole day. The TV is my nemesis even though I don't enjoy most of what is on it.
    So what distracts you from sewing and what projects do you want to finish before Christmas?
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  8. Bright Eyes quilt

    by , 11-08-2011 at 07:04 AM (The Roaming Quilter)
    Quote Originally Posted by laceybritt View Post
    Thank you everyone!!!! This is just traditional 12&1/2 blocks (4) turkey tracks, (4) Jacob's ladder, and (4) 9patch variation. The log cabins are 8&1/2 inches. There are 5 rows 16&1/2x16&1/2 wide and I sashed the blocks. The 52 flying geese are 2&1/2x4&1/2 .

    I have to take out the top right side Jacob's ladder and turn it the correct way lol!!!!!!!

    Updated 11-19-2011 at 01:50 PM by Krisb

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  9. turnover help

    by , 11-08-2011 at 07:01 AM
    Help please. I have been thinking about buying a couple of turnover packs online. Each Turnover triangle measure 6 inches. I want to use them in a quilt by making pinwheels. Here is the question I need help with. How big will the pinwheel be after it is made? TIA
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  10. Bright Eyes quilt

    by , 11-08-2011 at 07:01 AM (The Roaming Quilter)
    Quote Originally Posted by laceybritt View Post
    I just have the borders on the sides to finish, but I have to put it away until after the holidays. I have to finish up some Christmas items and it is very close to Christmas!

    Updated 11-10-2011 at 06:43 AM by Krisb

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