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    Re: Finished in the nick of time!

    Gorgeous, she's a lucky girl x
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    Re: Is this NORMAL??

    It's entirely normal. I keep getting out a particular quilt and laying it over my monitor to tell myself I can't do anything else until it's quilted. Somehow it always makes its way back into the...
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    Re: Copyright

    I had a discussion about this with a lawyer friend not long ago. He advised copyrighting things as Dragonfly described but added that, in reality, if somebody photocopies your pattern or sends...
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    Re: 2 charm packs--what could I make?

    You could pair them with a coordinating solid and make an hourglass quilt like this one:


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    Jenny did a tutorial on hourglass blocks right back when she started the tutorials. She uses a...
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    Re: I'm slightly wonky - :(

    I've made one quilt where I tried super hard, ripping out seams and recutting, determined that the points would be perfect. I was so proud when all the seams lined up. I quilted it, handed it over as...
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    Re: How would you quilt these placemats?

    I would quilt a diagonal grid over the whole lot in a cream thread. You'll find that the pictures shine through because your eyes automatically ignore an even grid.
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    Re: My test at logging in

    We're glad you made it in. Persistence always pays off in the end. Welcome from across the pond in the UK x
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    Re: Iron Quilter Contest - I finally finished

    All the projects have been posted on the blog! They're all amazing, I guess they couldn't pick a top 10 because they were too great.
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    Re: What type of batting do you use?

    Hi there. I use the bamboo blend most of the time. It's 50% cotton 50% bamboo. There isn't much difference between the bamboo and the 100% cotton. It is a little bit more environmentally friendly...
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    Re: Finished the Fancy Floral Swap Quilt

    Oh wow! It looks so great, I'll have to get on to doing mine.
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    Re: Project Linus UPDATE

    I've liked your page. I'd love to help out. You wouldn't happen to know who the co-ordinator for the Newcastle are is would you?
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    Re: Iron Quilter Contest - I finally finished

    Does anyone else keep hitting refresh on the blog? I'm desperate to see the finalists!
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    Re: My first quilt is coming along

    It looks beautiful, I can't wait to see it finished!
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    Re: Found a Block I like

    I can't figure out which is the "right" one, they both look gorgeous to me!
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    Re: Bubble Bath

    That is an adorable doggy. It's always nice to find an excuse to make something you've wanted to for a long time.
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    Re: anyone want to start a BOM group

    Hi everyone, I've started a group for the 1st ever MSCQ forum BOM. Join up here http://forum.missouriquiltco.com/group.php?groupid=16 if you want to join in.

    I'm going to try and get a January...
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    Re: I've finished my first real quilt!!!

    It's fab! Perfect for keeping your toes warm on the sofa. Congratulations on your first quilt!
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    Re: My photo mosaic quilts.

    They are stunning! You must be so patient to piece all those tiny little squares.
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    Re: anyone want to start a BOM group

    I'd love to do a BOM, I keep seeing them around and think they're lovely. Would anyone mind if I had a go at designing one?
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    Re: Iron Quilter Contest - I finally finished

    I forgot all about it and suddenly remembered on Monday. I desperately sewed together my blocks, discovered my maths was wrong and had to change my plan at the last minute. I just managed the...
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    Re: Fall Harvest Wall Hanging Finally Finished!

    Oh my gosh, the quilting is beautiful! You must have practised a lot. Either that or you're naturally fabulous!

    I tried copying some of Leah's videos but mine were just rubbish. I must learn to be...
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    Re: Can this be called patchwork?

    Your crochet is beautiful and the squares were sewn together so I think that counts!
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    Re: Newbie question??

    I wish I had the patience to make a list. When I see a project I want to make, I dive right in. That might be why I never get anything finished any more.....

    Welcome to the forum!
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    Re: machine quilting for the first time

    Working out from the centre is usually the best idea because it makes sure all the excess fabric gets pushed to the edges. I learned to hide my threads using this tutorial which is a quick way to...
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    Re: To steam or not to steam

    I used to use steam and I got lovely sharp seams but sometimes they went wonky, particularly if they were bias seams. I read on a blog that leaving off the steam would prevent them becoming misshapen...
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