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  1. Re: More photos of the hygiene kits (donated fabric)

    We just sent 120 more hygiene kits! Many thanks to you lovely quilters for sharing your cotton, flannels, batting and thread!
    Lisa
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    Re: Selling question

    I’ve sold a lot of things on Facebook Marketplace and done quite well! I sold my Babylock Sophia 2 to a friend and I got a fair price for it. My backup plan was eBay I saw two of the same machine on...
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    Re: Looking for a font for baby quilt

    I found an appliqué font on the website designs by juju. They stitched nicely. Also, I have seen appliqué fonts on the website Appliquécorner.com. I have bought several designs from them and they...
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Great! Thank you!
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Pat, I would be interested in seeing how yours look. We are always looking for ways to improve what we are doing!

    Lisa
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Well, our team just returned from Zambia and I have more pictures! I just wanted to share for those of you who so generously sent fabric. I know you donated fabric in order to bless women who...
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    Re: machine embroidery on quilt

    It’s Edge to Edge Quilting by Amelie Scott Designs. I’ve used several of the designs on the CD and they stitched nicely. I used a thinner batting so the quilt wouldn’t be so thick in the hoop. I...
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    Re: machine embroidery on quilt

    Are you using a quilting embroidery design? If so, you do not need to stabilize and your design will look nice on both sides. If you’re using a filled design or regular embroidery design the back of...
  9. Thread: free material

    by Ltoppins
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    Re: free material

    I also work with a group that makes sanitary pads for women in the Gwembe Valley in Zambia. I don’t want to take away from anyone else’s needs, but I’d you have any extra we will put it to good use!...
  10. Re: More photos of the hygiene kits (donated fabric)

    Packing them in suitcases
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    Wow! That is awesome! We will certainly use it!
    I love your word “enchanted “! That’s how I feel every time we finish a batch of hygiene kits and we start packing them in suits:) Then we get to see...
  12. More photos of the hygiene kits (donated fabric)

    Quilters have the biggest hearts! Look what came from donated fabrics! 159819I just got tagged in some Facebook photos from the current trip to Zambia. Our church folks are headed home tomorrow and...
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Some of you have asked me about specific needs:

    100% woven cotton at least 3.5” x 9”. Any solid, geometric prints are fine. Batiks are fine. No cartoon prints or solid white. This fabric is on the...
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Ladies, I just received a text today from my pastor’s wife and some pictures from the current team in Zambia. The girls and ladies are thrilled to receive The hygiene kits! We even got a message from...
  15. Re: FREE Pattern - Easy Pieced Table Runner Series - August

    So pretty!
  16. Thread: Oh no, help

    by Ltoppins
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    Re: Oh no, help

    Peroxide!! Works like a charm!!!
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    We packaged 160 kits for the June trip. I’ll try to post some more pictures. Our next trip is September. A few of you have reached out to me and donated fabric. I want you to know what a blessing...
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    Re: Opinion Please....On Current Project

    What a gorgeous quilt! I think I like #1 best, but #3 looks good too!
  19. Thread: Bowl Cozies

    by Ltoppins
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    Re: Bowl Cozies

    I use the 2” x 1” darts for a 10” bowl cozy. The direction of the darts is important to create the shape of the bowl.
  20. Re: From African Women to International Sisters

    I LOVE this pattern!!! Thanks for sharing!
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    159658

    Here’s a picture of the ladies receiving their purple bag hygiene kit and some training on how to use and care for them.
    <3
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    ktdid,
    Ugly prints are fine :) as long as it is 100% cotton, it works!!! We try to place a solid outer layer of flannel so that anything not appropriate gets covered. There are 5 layers per pad. The...
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Pat, I’m so glad to hear of others making these! It’s such a great cause!
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Debbie, we can always use more fabric!! 100% cotton (woven or flannel) would be great. We also use the PUL waterproof fabric but hardly anyone has that to donate.

    Let me know what you have to...
  25. Thread: Teasing a bit

    by Ltoppins
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    Re: Teasing a bit

    Absolutely gorgeous! You are so talented!
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