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  1. Counterpoint WIP

    by , 08-14-2013 at 07:56 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by YukonViv View Post
    Yay!!! I've done all I can do on this pattern, I tell you it was exhausting, so much pressing.

    I just need to find the perfect border fabric now...I had a deadline to get this far as this Sunday...whew...made it. We're heading west to Alaska on a road trip Monday morning and I'm taking this with me...it'll be my excuse to stop at "several" quilt shops along the way. (Palmer, Anchorage, Fairbanks)

    The pattern is called Counterpoint and it's by Mountain Peek Creations.
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  2. Affairs of the Heart, my first 16 blocks completed

    by , 08-14-2013 at 12:53 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by woody View Post
    Thanks everyone for your kind words
    I had a quick look for the video and of course I couldn't find it What I do is trace the design on to freezer paper, then iron my traced copy to another piece of freezer paper so that I have 2 layers. I then cut out all my pieces and iron them on to the wrong side of my fabric ( I use batiks so there is not really a wrong side LOL). I then cut out my pieces leaving around 1/4" all round (usually a little smaller), then using a small paint
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  3. Skunk smell remedy?

    by , 08-13-2013 at 05:44 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Central Ohio Quilter View Post
    Our neighbor just came knocking at our door to ask for advice in getting rid of skunk smell. Last night a skunk followed their dog to the back screen door and sprayed through the screen, into their house. He said the smell is unbearable inside their house.

    Their clothes, furniture, and everything in their house just reeks! He is looking for advice on how to get rid of the smell in the entire house. I told him tomato juice is supposed to work for the dog, but I didn't know about
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  4. Playing with HST!!!!

    by , 08-13-2013 at 05:21 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by CoventryUK View Post
    I had lots of HSTs (half square triangles!) in my 30s fabric box. I had seen a similar quilt on Pinterest so had a play!! I am pleased with the result!!! I will back and bind in the green gingham fabric and that's another baby quilt done!! Ooooops!!! Picture loaded sideways!!.just spotted one square wrong way round!!!! Oh....sugar!!!!
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  5. Playing with HST!!!!

    by , 08-13-2013 at 11:33 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by CoventryUK View Post
    I had lots of HSTs (half square triangles!) in my 30s fabric box. I had seen a similar quilt on Pinterest so had a play!! I am pleased with the result!!! I will back and bind in the green gingham fabric and that's another baby quilt done!! Ooooops!!! Picture loaded sideways!!.just spotted one square wrong way round!!!! Oh....sugar!!!!
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  6. Playing with HST!!!!

    by , 08-13-2013 at 07:54 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by CoventryUK View Post
    I had lots of HSTs (half square triangles!) in my 30s fabric box. I had seen a similar quilt on Pinterest so had a play!! I am pleased with the result!!! I will back and bind in the green gingham fabric and that's another baby quilt done!! Ooooops!!! Picture loaded sideways!!.just spotted one square wrong way round!!!! Oh....sugar!!!!
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  7. quilter at heart

    by , 08-13-2013 at 07:47 AM
    Well I think I told ya in one of last posts that I found a great deal on a white signer FW, I bought it, but the seller sent me a E and asked for more money than the buy it now price posted, after I had paid for it!! Well what a rip off, no way, so money was returned. I think, LOL any way I found another white FW at great price so I got it, just waiting for it to come home. now I have a nice even number, and the best part of these little beauties is if I ever want to move again, they are nice and ...
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  8. Rotary blade sharpeners????

    by , 08-12-2013 at 09:12 AM
    Hi,
    Does anyone out there have experience with rotary blade sharpeners?

    Good or bad experiences...
    High tech vs. low tech?

    and most importantly: recommendations?
  9. Painted Shoe Quilt finished!!!! Yeahhhh

    by , 08-11-2013 at 07:01 PM
    This is so beautiful. Is this your own creation, or is a pattern available. I had the concept myself, but could only think to reproduce it from pictures. Yours is absolutely beautiful!!
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  10. A Thank YOU Message

    by , 08-11-2013 at 12:40 PM
    Yesterday, I had a really bad day. My little doxie was bitten by a rattlesnake and we were up all night at the emergency vet. That morning I was so upset and needed to talk with someone. Every morning I start my day out reading the quilting board items. You are all so talented and interesting. I decided to go onto the live chat and asked if someone would be so kind to just talk with me about anything just to keep my mind off this horrible event and to calm me down. I told my story and asked ...
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