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Old 03-26-2011, 11:30 AM
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My women's group at church is making a quilt to silent auction for one of our missions. We met this morning to sew together some of the blocks. Let me just say that leading a women's group has greatly increased my patience levels, thank God!! A few of us were discussing where/how to label the quilt. Here is the conversation with a person that doesn't quilt:

Me: We could put the person's name in the sashing under their block.
Lady: In the what?
Me: In the sashing.
Lady: What is that?
Me: The material you use to frame the block.
Lady: That isn't what it is called.
Me: Yes, it is.
Lady: No it isn't. I have never heard it called that.
Me: Well, the frame you put around the block is called sashing.
Lady: No, it isn't. We just had a quilt made by an Amish woman and she didn't call it that.
Me: What did she call it?
Lady: I don't know, but it wasn't that.
Me: Well, lots of people call things by different names, rails or 'blocking the square', but it is also called sashing.
Lady: No, it really isn't. Maybe borders or something.
Me: Borders go around the outside of the quilt, not the individual squares.
Lady: I can't remember for sure, but sashing makes me think of satin or something like that.

I just had to change the conversation, because I was really getting aggravated. She just had the most matter-of-fact tone and aire. I am not an expert quilter, but have it called sashing, from other quilters, quilt patterns, and the quitingboard.com! Some people's children!!
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Old 03-26-2011, 11:32 AM
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I am sure you were bitting your tongue and saying a lil prayer for her to be on her way.......lol
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Old 03-26-2011, 11:34 AM
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Don't let it bother you. Some people are know it all's and you can never change their minds even if you have proof.
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Old 03-26-2011, 11:39 AM
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Ya' no, duct tape works wonders for people like this.lol
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Old 03-26-2011, 11:41 AM
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Just gotta luv the Quilt police!
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Old 03-26-2011, 11:45 AM
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If she was thinking satin, she must have been thinking of a sash on a fancy dress or something. Totally different. lol

On another note, when I put in the word sashing, my spell check says it's not a word.
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Yes, women's groups at church can turn you into an active prayerer! You do have alot of patience...lol!
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Old 03-26-2011, 11:49 AM
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Did you ever pray for patience? BIG mistake!:>)
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Had to be a painful situation! :/
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Old 03-26-2011, 12:15 PM
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Yeah, you have a lot of patience!
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