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  1. Cleaning and Polishing a Willcox & Gibbs

    by , 02-21-2014 at 08:55 AM
    Just treated myself to a W & G's machine this morning that I found at a local estate sale. Dated it to be made around 1883. Does anyone have any advice on what to use to clean and polish it so I don't ruin the existing finish? Some minor rust and grime on all the exposed metal needs to be worked on.
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  2. missing newsletters

    by , 02-21-2014 at 08:49 AM
    Anyone else not getting their newsletters? Haven't gotten anything for a few days now and not in junk mail either.
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  3. My Quilt is ready for the Quilt Show in June

    by , 02-21-2014 at 08:10 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Marian E View Post
    I started this quilt in 2008 and it is all hand pieced with 864 blocks. I love to hand piece as well as machine piece. Hand piecing is good for the time you sit in front of the TV.
    My mother in law passed away and left at lease 20 projects that need to be finished ( so now I am teaching myself to quilt and wishing I had sat at her feet for the last 30 years) and out of 40 boxes of material and patterns....I can't find it. I have a couple of templates that she made but the too are ...
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  4. Quilt Sew Clever

    by , 02-20-2014 at 05:56 AM
    Is there anyway I can get the Quilt Sew Clever to work on the Pfaff grand quilter 1200?
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  5. ???

    by , 02-19-2014 at 06:59 PM
    I've been away awhile and don't get online much here anymore. I know that I should, but, as we all know....Life has a way of interrupting lots of things. Oh well.

    I have another DGS that will be a year old the end of March. (The same day as our DGD) That makes four now...3 boys and one girl.

    I no longer am able to work, but still putter with quilting so I guess that is good.

    As I am sure that others feel the same way...I am ready for spring and nice ...
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  6. Looking for ladie Hankie's

    by , 02-19-2014 at 11:12 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jackie Spencer View Post
    I just purchased some on line for a quilt I am making. I can't remember the name of the place, but I just Googled Hankies and several places came up.
    Many available right now on EBay.
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  7. Scrappy floral top finished

    by , 02-19-2014 at 06:34 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by justflyingin View Post
    I need something that didn't require any thinking as I've been trying to watch the Olympics (I don't see how those of you actually watch stuff while you sew--normally I listen to Audiobooks)...and I liked what Sherry (gigiray...) did with a scrappy quilt I saw on the Scrappy quilt show thread. I wrote her for details.

    She graciously shared her know-how with me and I made up an all floral quilt--made of scraps.

    I already had 3.5" strips cut up so all I had to
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  8. Finished red,black,white!

    by , 02-18-2014 at 09:23 PM
    Finally finished what seems like I have been working on forever and my granddaughter turned 21 today. Won't be getting it into the mail for her until the snow stops and we can get down our mt. I know she will love it.
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  9. King SizeScrappy Trips

    by , 02-18-2014 at 06:39 PM
    This is another Bonnie Hunter design. I wanted to use up a lot scraps and I needed a king size quilt. The quilt measures 106x106. The problem was it won't fit on my 10 foot frame and my small machine. I decided to try grid quilting it and I am happy with how it turned out. Were there's a will there's a way. Thanks for looking.
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  10. Quilting Design for Carpenter's Star

    by , 02-18-2014 at 05:58 PM
    Please Help Me, I'm looking for a "feather" design for a carpenter's star quilt. I seen one but I can't remember what site had it. Can anyone help me find this quilting design?
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