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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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?
  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. What have I got?

    by , 08-11-2013 at 10:35 AM
    Recently, I wanted to get a back up machine, so I scored an old Singer, sixties vintage(?) from a yard sale. My husband got so excited, when he found this old Pfaff at the thrift store, he just had to bring it home as well. I know Pfaff has always been a Cadillac kind of machine, but can anybody tell me how old this is? I mean to get it serviced, but don't even know how to thread the thing. Any info would be helpful.
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  7. 2013-2014 Round Robin

    by , 08-10-2013 at 03:07 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly Nana View Post
    Six of us here on the board...DragonflyNana, Elisabrat, Lestrong601, Nexxus831, TheMamaHouser, and Jaba have agreed to do a round robin. This thread will be where we post pictures of our progress for everyone to see. We should be done around July 2014 and we will post our finished quilts too.

    I look forward to working with these funny and talented ladies-several of whom are already mailing their centers out for the first round!


    I will start with mine - I can't wait
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  8. What did I do wrong???

    by , 08-10-2013 at 05:43 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jan in VA View Post
    Sew the blocks that have the most seams first, then measure those to find the size to cut your plain blocks. Solves all sorts of problems.
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  9. dyeing for 2 days

    by , 08-09-2013 at 07:40 PM
    well finally got to do some dyeing, did a blue gradation and then on day 2 did a purple gradation, my little cottage is so cozy, so nice to have my special space to work in to do my dyeing and fabric painting. Want to dye up enough fabrics for a log cabin quilt, so will be doing many colors over the next few weeks. Yes weeks, that even 9 years ago would have taken just a very few days. Even with the washer and spin dryer it is so hard on my hands, ah old age LOL but still so much fun, I do love ...
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  10. white dressmaster 127

    by , 08-09-2013 at 01:18 PM
    I recently pick up a white machine and need a manual. Which is a white dress master 127. can anyone help.
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