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    Re: Good Tuesday Morning

    Still very much on an emotional roller coaster with my dad and his stroke. I went thru a few days of laryngitis and dealing with a couple of people didn't help it. They changed his case worker (I...
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    Re: Wednesday hellos!!

    Well my week started off horribly and has not gotten any better. My dad was getting stronger and almost to the point of possibly scheduling a date for the partial amputation, but Monday evening he...
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    Re: Free Motion Quilting Question

    When I use same color on top and back of quilt, my machine just hums along with the stitches, try and use two different colors (same mfg of thread, etc) and the machine wants to throw a tension...
  4. Re: An Eventful Day - A Trip to the Hospital :(

    So glad to hear there were no broken bones. Definitely be sending prayers up for you and your husband. We find out next week what the projection will be for my dad returning back to the hospital. ...
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    Re: Welcome Monday

    Temporarily home from the hospital, papa spent 17 days there, 5 of which were in ICU. The procedure was finally successful on the 2nd attempt, first one didn't go so well and hence the ICU stay. So...
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    Re: Saturday Morning Hellos! :)

    Good morning everyone. I want to thank everyone for their prayers, while my papa is still in the hospital, he is no longer in ICU. Not sure where we go from here just yet, but at least he is...
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    Re: Took the Leap on a New Computer

    Well I too had to upgrade my laptop. It has the Windows 10 - S, meaning they got ya over a barrel for sure. Have to go to the Microsoft store to get programs downloaded. Read too many horror...
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    Re: Happy Saturday!

    Sorry I haven't been around much, being a caregiver of two does keep me busy. A year ago I was dealing my dad having his leg amputated below the knee. Well we are now back to the hospital with...
  9. Re: Birthday alert **Carol_Ann, Mimi_Howard, amartin24 **

    Well it was a glorious birthday... took myself off the clock of my caregiver duties of two of my favorite ole geezers and was wisked away by my SIL and BIL, to a mexican restaurant we went (lets just...
  10. Re: Birthday alert **Carol_Ann, Mimi_Howard, amartin24 **

    Thank you for the good wishes, I too am celebrating one of those umpteenth anniversarys of a birthday long ago! :D
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    Re: Hello from Northern Ca

    Welcome from Southern Ca.
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    Re: Serger: Anyone use Babylock Vibrant?

    I have a Janome and I had originally purchased only for doing knit clothing for the granddaughters, I was struggling with sewing them on a sewing machine. I find I use it more with projects that are...
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    Re: Overwhelmed newbie

    Hello Jo and welcome to the forum from So. Calif.
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    Re: update on my bird

    Terry, I am so sorry to hear about Sammie.
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    Re: Thankful for the Great Quilting Forum!

    Hello Nadia and welcome to the forum.
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    Re: It's Thursday and July 4th

    Thought I would pop in and check in... all is good here. Realized the So. Cal. earthquake has made the news, my relatives in Tenn called to see if we were okay. We are fine, felt it just for a few...
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    Re: It's Wednesday and I am late

    Jeannette... I am with you on the slowing down when sewing with clips. My machine plate does not allow for a quick push and pull motion like I see others on you tube do when they are sewing with...
  18. Re: Big Big Mistake on My First Log Cabin Quilt

    Kashu I feel your frustration. Just laid out a quilt and was going to sandwich it... hmmmm something looks odd. It is a rail fence and in bottom of left corner my steps were not stepping right. ...
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    Re: It's Monday, HAPPY CANADA DAY!!

    Hugs to you Treadler. It is definitely odd to take care of personal stuff with a hand that has only been a helper hand. This is wierd but when I was faced with only have the use on one hand (my odd...
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    Re: Help from Diabetics, please

    My father is insulin dependent (we have managed to get him to only 2 shots a day vs 4 shots), we do the carb point thing since he has heart issues too. We aim for 3 to 4 carb points per meal.. for...
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    Re: Pineapple quilt

    I just take my longest ruler and find a spot where I can make a line through blocks at an even looking line. Then just start marking from that line. Some use the 45 degree line to start, but I use...
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    Re: Oh no, help

    And we will NEVER tell either debbie. Great job on the stocking!
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    Re: Clearly Perfect Trimmer

    I have them also but most times I don't use the small slot to trim off dog ears, I just wing it with the cutter, seems faster and easier for me. I use a large cutter and don't like the short slot...
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    Re: Birthday alert **GrammaBabs**

    Hope you have a very happy birthday!
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    Re: Shriner project has a bright spot

    Such a "happy" quilt, can't help but smile when looking at it! It really is a beautiful colorful quilt!
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