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Old 01-29-2019, 02:14 AM
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Question Hello from Australia

Hello. I am new to quilting. Just finished piecing and sandwiching my first quilt (55" x 45") which was a bit large for a first one but I like to jump into things. Pretty happy with it so far. If I stand right back, squint and hold my head to the left I can barely see the points that don't match, and if I get up close I can find a few that actually did. I can only get better from here. Plus my math skills are getting a workout converting inches and yards to metric and then back again.
I was wondering if anyone else on here from was from Australia too? And if they know where I can get some bicycle clips to hold my quilt when I put it in my home machine to quilt. I can get them overseas but the postage is a killer. Is eBay my best bet? Any particular type best? Thanks in advance.
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Old 01-29-2019, 02:26 AM
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Old 01-29-2019, 03:16 AM
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We hear you are having a heat wave. Stay safe and keep making quilts. Welcome.
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Old 01-29-2019, 03:20 AM
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Hi and welcome from North Carolina! There are several folks on the QB from Australia. Just wait a few minutes. You'll hear from them!
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Welcome from Texas. Don't forget to show us a picture of your first quilt when it is finished. We love, love, love pictures here.
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Old 01-29-2019, 08:00 AM
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Welcome from Oklahoma. Glad to have you here. We have a lot of members in Australia.
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