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  1. Babylock symphony BSR

    by , 11-25-2012 at 10:07 AM
    I bought a BL Symphony at last year's quilt show in Houston. I see that there is a BSR for this machine now. Has anyone used this before and is it worth purchasing? Price quoted locally is $1,200!!

    Also, has anyone used monopoly invisible thread with the Symphony? I am currently working on a Caryl Bryer Fallert quilt that requires the use of this thread, however, it's been pretty difficult to get the tension right. I am using a 1mm zig zag stitch with regular thread in the bobbin ...
  2. Tom the Turkey Right Left Thanksgiving Game

    by , 11-24-2012 at 07:25 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Rhonda View Post
    We like to play the right left game at Christmas time with our family. This time my granddaughter called last night and asked if we could play it today after dinner.
    I didn't find but one boring story online so I wrote my own. My DGD Rachel (10) read the story this time and she did a great job of it.

    To play the game you need presents enough for each person to have one. Pass out the presents. As the story is read when it says Right you pass the present right and when it
  3. PIF - Battenburg Lace Christmas Stocking Pattern

    by , 11-21-2012 at 11:22 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Scakes View Post
    Looks like a lot of fun making this stocking. Includes 2 lace designs.

    PM me with the heading "Stocking" in the subject line. I'll give it a day or two for people to respond, and then will draw a winner - probably on Friday.

    Good luck everyone.
    That sounds pretty. Can you enter my name
  4. My Dear Jane quilt, 'Jane, Past and Present'

    by , 11-21-2012 at 04:43 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Lacelady View Post
    I have just finished my Dear Jane quilt, begun on 1st Jan this year, with all the other Block of the Month Dear Janers. These little blocks (41/2in finished) really took me over, and I couldn't stop making them, so I ran ahead of the schedule and just kept going.

    Some statistics: a total of 225 blocks and triangles, all machine pieced, and where the pattern called for it, I hand appliqued them. It is all hand quilted, and measures about 86in square.

    I made it in 6 months,
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  5. New sign of a stroke...stick out your tongue.

    by , 11-21-2012 at 04:22 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Ditter43 View Post
    A neurologist says that if he can get to a stroke victim within 3 hours he can totally reverse the effects of a stroke...totally. He said the trick was getting a stroke recognized, diagnosed, and then getting the patient medically cared for within 3 hours, which is tough.


    Thank God for the sense to remember the '3' steps, STR. Read and


    Sometimes symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify. Unfortunately,
  6. looking for pattern

    by , 11-21-2012 at 12:30 PM
    I am looking for an "I Spy" pattern. The one I say have 12 inch squares and 12 inch squares that were divided in half and quarters. each i spy picture had a boarder to make it a 12 inch square. can anyone help me Thanks.
  7. Light Bar for Quilting Machine

    by , 11-20-2012 at 02:48 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Lori and Gordon View Post
    Hello everyone.

    Being empty nesters, now, wife has a large room for a quilting machine.

    After spending 2 days at the Portland OR MQX show, we bought a ABM INNOVA.

    After getting it into the room, we really started looking for a light bar to give her the proper light.

    Did some searching on the internet, and, you know what? Not much info there. What there was, was expensive. So. I decided to take on the task.

    This is what
  8. Have you ever bought a piece of fabric 'cos you love it ....

    by , 11-20-2012 at 02:44 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by QultingaddictUK View Post
    and then found you didn't know what to do with it? I have more times than I care to mention but there was one particular fabric that I paid an arm and a leg for, a yard of Kaffe Fasset Paper Fans fabrics :

    Well I found a perfect pattern for it just by accident. I think some of you may remember me mentioning a really good and well known quilter who lives her on the Island, Angelika Monks,
  9. Looking for a Singer 4622 to buy.

    by , 11-19-2012 at 12:18 PM
    I have a singer 4622 that has gotten damaged. Am in need of one to repair/replace the one I have.Please contact me in S.C. @ 803-539-1009. Thanks,L.W.
  10. Looking for a tutorial on Elmer's Washable School Glue for basting a quilt

    by , 11-19-2012 at 11:09 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by carslo View Post
    I am hoping that someone out there is just waiting for a written request to do a tutorial on this method of basting. I have read lots about it but have not seen a tutorial. I am ready to try it, even bought a gallon of glue on Amazon but I truly am a visual learner.

    Can someone helps us out here?

    Thanks for listening aka reading
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