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    Re: UPDATE ON DOTTIE....

    I know you feel like you lost a piece of your heart. We lost 2 special ones last year so I know. Prayers for comfort.
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    Re: Gutermann's cotton thread

    My machines decline to operate well with Guttermans ...picky little things they are!
  3. Re: Laura Heine Collage quilt question, part 2

    My collage pattern was of a fox...only the fox had the adhesive. Appliqued the fox to the background in the middle, leaving the edges free of adhesive. Quilted this myself with no problems, just...
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    Re: quilt basting spray

    505 hands down. Low odor, works well.
  5. Thread: DD

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    Re: DD

    One was on my Christmas list and DD gifted it to me. It is the bomb! I was so surprised at how easy it is to get good flat seams very quickly. Anyone in doubt, don't be!
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    Re: Embroidery machine

    I searched for a year before I found a used Babylock Ellegante for a reasonable sum. I found I liked embroidery as much if not more than quilting. After a couple of years I traded that in on a...
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    Re: Got The Diagnosis

    Check to see if anyone in your area does Moh's Surgery. This procedure takes off a layer at a time...they test it and then continue until no cancer. Some in office plastic surgery is then done so...
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    Re: Diagnosis Cancer Update 1

    Glad we are here to offer support during this stressful time. Prayers that God will send His healing to your husband's body and to both of your spirits. Dealing with the unknown is so challenging....
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    Re: They make quilts in Alaska

    DD lived in Anchorage for 3.5 years. Her husband was born there and grew up in Fairbanks. We visited twice. Once we went to Denali and that was absolutely gorgeous! Did the glacier cruise off...
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    Re: Prayers for my hubby and his brother...

    I hope when my time comes I can say I spent my last days doing what I wished. May your travels be safe and your heart full of special memories.
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    Re: Help. How do I creat a website

    Try Wix. Retry simple to create something with one of their templates. I have done it the other way nice upon a time; don't have it in me anymore.
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    Re: Any Excel Guru's here?

    Lynda.com has videos that teach Excel [and lots of other softwear] which are excellent. It is worth what they charge per month and you can join for only one or two months to learn something new. Good...
  13. Re: Inquiring minds want to know...do you carry a purse?

    I carry a purse as it is essential for not only my wallet, but for my reading glasses. I always either tuck then under my arm or carry them cross body due to shoulder problems. I am seriously trying...
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    Re: Blooming 9 patch

    Good luck on your Blooming Nine Patch, you have a good start going. I just finished a King sized one that was done in Batiks, it is at the quilters. Not hard but really time consuming. You do have to...
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    Re: Another Funky Quilt Done....

    I agree with TMP that it reminds one of stained glass. I like this! Truly.
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    Re: Peach Ice Cream

    My Mom used to ke awesome peach homemade ice cream. She used to "squish" them...They could be run through food processor. Gives more of a peachy flavor,
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    Re: FMQ The worst

    Go to Walmart and purchase silicone oven liner. Cheaper than Super Slider and it works well. I tape mine down with painters tape. Cut a hole so I can change bobbin.

    I also want to know about stuff...
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    Re: Babylock Unity Sewing Machine

    I just purchased the Unity and so far it is doing an excellent job of whatever I ask of it. Really need to learn all the ins and outs of the machine. I understand the Brother equivalent in s the...
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    Re: im ready (I think)

    For some reason the "love notes" quilt comes to mind. Then write a little note of encouragement put in envelopes for her to open one a day.

    As a school counselor for many years this is the age...
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    Re: Non traditional sewing tools?

    My entire sewing room is created by repurposing odds and ends. Our house is One and 1/2 stories...we put floor in and walls and I have created sewing space around items which must be stored.

    My...
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    Re: Blooming Nine Patch

    The pattern is from a book "Traditions with a Twist" by Blanche Young and her daughter Darlene. It is an older book, but still in print. I got mine on Amazon.

    The trick to the quilt is to pick the...
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    Re: One Block Wonder, please help!

    A large floral type print with 3-5 colors work well. Some fairly ugly fabric can create great kaleidoscopes. You must stay organized when you cut these. Good luck!
  23. Re: Are there any quilting therapists out there?

    I believe when we work our focus is on the job and on the ones we serve. We have little time for ourselves and we continually give forward. Retirement is a transition to reserving some time and...
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    Best invisible thread?

    I want to use invisible thread for a small project. I remember a past discussion on the best invisible thread from last summer...but search won't find it and I can't remember. Was it Superior?
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  25. Re: Hoot Hoot did all the Owls fly the coop?

    A quick fly by to say hi! This owl has been hibernating in her tree lately. Finished guild challenge and am doing binding on donation quilt. Got a couple of UFOs to finish. Not inspired to quilt...
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