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    Senior Member capucine's Avatar
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    Is there a page that can help with quilting abbreviations used within QB?:) :-D

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    Power Poster amma's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by capucine
    Is there a page that can help with quilting abbreviations used within QB?:) :-D
    Click on Search and type in Abbreviations. There are LOTS of pages, because someone asks the same question weekly.

    This also applies to "What is OWB" or any other subject you are curious about.

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    Super Member crafty_linda_b's Avatar
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    Here is a list of the most common acroymns for quilting that I am aware of.
    Happy Stitchin' Linda B.

    Quilter's Acroynms
    BOB--Beginner Only Block
    BOM--Block of the Month
    BOW--Block of the Week
    CW--Cathederal Window
    D9P--Disappearing 9 patch
    DSM--Domestic Sewing Machine
    DWR--Double Wedding Ring
    FART--Fabric Aquisition Road Trip
    FIU--Finish It Up
    FMQ--Free Motion Quilting
    FQ--Fat Quarter
    GED--Get 'er Done!! (oh thats Larry the cable guy's line)
    HST--Half Square Triangle
    HSY--Havenít Started Yet
    LAQ--Long Arm Quilter
    LQS--Local Quilt Shop
    MAQ--Mid Arm Quilter
    OBW--One Block Wonder
    PHD--Project Half Done
    PIGS--Projects in Grocery Sacks
    QW--Quilters Retreat
    SABLE--Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy
    SBS--Sun Bonnet Sue
    SEX--Stash Enhancing eXperience (or eXcursion)
    STASH--Special Treasures All Secretly Hidden
    SITD--Stitch in the Ditch
    TGIF--Thank God I'm Finished
    TOT--Tone on Tone
    UFO--UnFinshed Object
    WHIMM--Works Hidden In My Mind
    WIP--Work In Progress
    WISP--Work In Slow Progress
    WIVSP--Work In Very Slow Progress
    WIWMI--Wish It Would Make Itself
    WOF--Width of Fabric
    WOMBAT--Waste of Money, Batting & Time
    WOW--White On White
    WWIT--What Was I Thinking

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