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Thread: Dictionary

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    Is there a list of the "shorthand" and quilting "slang" for those of us who are always forgetting what they mean?

    I tried searching but didn't know what the best keyword would be. If there is a sight....please give the "key". (grin)

    (site*)

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    Thank you very much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lockeb
    Thanks for that, I knew some of them, but not all. I just printed them out.

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    Thanks for the link. I learn something everyday. I made a copy so I would look as smart as the rest of you.

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    Thank you that link really helped. I hated to ask.

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    Good link Bill.

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    (Grin) I asked the question and Lockeb gets the kudos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skpkatydid
    (Grin) I asked the question and Lockeb gets the kudos.
    I am so glad that you asked this question!! :D I think it's valuable information for all of us quilters!! Thank you!!

    :D :D :D :D

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    skpkatydid, I'll be very happy to share the podium with you :-)......So glad you asked the question.. :-)...Because I needed a refresher as well :-)

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    OK....the other day on another thread, they were talking about FMQ....what does THAT stand for???

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    FMQ stands for free motion quilting.

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    yes, all these cuts of fabric in catalogs have me lost. jelly rolls, etc. they don't say what the measurements are. just figure we should all know i guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quilt Mom
    FMQ stands for free motion quilting.
    Thank you....should have been able to figure that one out... Guess if I would learn HOW it would become one of my 'used words'.

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    OBW is one block wonder....D9P....disappearing nine patch...are two that confused me at first. Also IMHO...in my humble opinion. lol

    Margie

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    OH I hope everyone is not going to hate me...BUT I cant stand the "d"h "d"d "d"s....I dont know why, but I find it mildly annoying. Why not my husband/daughter/sister etc?

    Ducking for cover Margie lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Margie
    OH I hope everyone is not going to hate me...BUT I cant stand the "d"h "d"d "d"s....I dont know why, but I find it mildly annoying. Why not my husband/daughter/sister etc?

    Ducking for cover Margie lol
    I agree 100%.

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