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  1. High Efficiency Washers

    by , 08-08-2013 at 06:40 PM (The New Year 2015)
    Quote Originally Posted by lildinks2013 View Post
    I have a bosch frontloading washingmachine that is only 3.5 yrs old. Been having problems with it recently. It wont spin in the rinse cycle. Book says is due to either not large enough load or a larger item got tangled with smaller items. I have rechecked thsi over andover and put in different loads resulting with the same problem. Anyone else have this experience and if so , how did you correct it?
  2. Prairie Star:Free PP Templates

    by , 08-08-2013 at 01:43 PM
    As I mentioned in my last post, I have been getting quite a few requests for the paper piecing templates for the Prairie Star block. I am trying to make this blog post to include them. Hope it works. Hope you enjoy them. The PDF includes a coloring sheet and the templates (sample template and it's reverse). Together, they make 1/4 of the block, and are actual size
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  3. Prairie Star Quilt Block - Free Pattern: Requests coming in

    by , 08-08-2013 at 01:24 PM
    I posted this in reply a long while ago for someone interested in making a star sampler. I have had lots of requests in the past few weeks for the paper pieced templates. I drew the block in EQ7. I will make a separate, quick blog post tonight with the pp templates if I can get it to work so those of you interested in the block can use it.

    Original reply: "I have always loved the Prairie Star. (See below). It works great with paper piecing. You can also make a quilt in a "star ...
  4. Western quilt

    by , 08-08-2013 at 03:51 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by fallonquilter View Post
    Made this quilt for my daughters birthday.
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  5. Thanks to some ladies

    by , 08-06-2013 at 08:18 PM (The New Year 2015)
    Well today i had a wonderful surprise as i recieved a few packages in the mail from some ladies who have big hearts. I want to thank you all for your generosity and hopefully beable to return the favor some day. May God bless you all in every stitch you sew. With a grateful heart, I will use your gift wisely. One quilt on my wish list will be called a friendship quilt in memory of these kind ladies. Thanks again , you know who you are.
  6. camping and sewing

    by , 08-06-2013 at 12:31 PM
    I am a new memeber to this blog. I noticed a discussion about taking sewing machines on a camping trip. I am going camping in a pop-up for 3 weeks. Would love to take my machine. Has anyone ever taken their machine in a pop-up? I noticed no one took it in a tent. My main concern is condensation. Of course when I am not using the machine, it will be in my pop-up. We are dry inside, but it is cool in the morning (Maine) and there is some general dampness. I am leaving this Friday Aug. 9, 2013. I ...
  7. Long arm thread

    by , 08-05-2013 at 02:44 PM
    I'm new to this site so if you talked about this earlier; I'm sorry for the repeat. I recently purchased a Voyager and am confused about which cone thread I should purchase. Can anyone give me some advice and tell me about your experiences with cotton vs polyester. 2 ply 3 ply????
  8. Dinkys corners, In the beginning- part 2 The sewing room

    by , 08-04-2013 at 10:05 AM (The New Year 2015)
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    This is my sewing room for now. This area is 12'7x 7'6. I also have my computor desk in here as well. In time, i'm sure i will upgrade a few things but for now this has to do. The coffee pot is just around the corner. lol
  9. Little Brown Bird Anyone??

    by , 08-04-2013 at 07:22 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by bonnyh View Post
    I started this a few years back - put it away - took it out this past September - and now I'm putting it away again until after the holiday gifts are done. Here are the pictures of what I have done so far - so much more to do.

    When I took it out in September, it was for something to do while I sat minding the Quilts at the County Fair. I received so many compliments and remarks that they can't wait to see it finished next year. I don't know if I can get it done for that, but I have
  10. Dinky's corners-In the beginning

    by , 08-03-2013 at 04:09 PM (The New Year 2015)
    During the month of July, i contemplated heavily on returning to the world of quilting after 23 yrs. Since my family is raised and most have moved out and on with their lives, I now have a room to where I can hopefully make my dreams come true. My own "lil girlie cave". yessss. ahhhh so onward i got out some paint and repainted the room to the colors i had on hand. Top half of room is white and the bottom half is dark cherry with a border that matches soo perfectly. i forgot i had ...
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