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  1. Re: Using vinyl with baby bibs and fabric grocery bags?

    I like jj Kaiser's ideas very much. I personally wouldn't use vinyl for bibs because it might get hot and sticky on a babies skin, although I have made some out of that Pul fabric that is somewhat...
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    Re: Sometimes we don't know.......

    Beautiful job on the bowls!
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    Re: price of 3 rulers

    What's an "agency" fee?
  4. Re: Sale at Joann's Fabric store... Love their coupons!

    I have gotten some beautiful fabric over the years from Joann that has held up beautifully. Like anything else, you have to know what you are buying. I like the quality of the newer fabrics they have...
  5. Re: hello, newbie, looking for quilting machine purchase help

    I too love my 6600 that I purchased in 2013 upon the recommendation of a Quilt Shop owner who said they were work horses. I love that the AccuFeed is built in and think it does a beautiful quilting...
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    Re: Visiting MSQC in 2019

    I went in Sept 2017 a week after the Birthday Bash.We are Pennsylvanians but my husband is a Kansas City Chiefs fan so I'll probably go again this Sept. Speaking for myself, I liked the fact that it...
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    Re: What does mauve look like?

    Omg is mauve back? Lol-remember the 80's?
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    Re: I'm going to my first Quilt Show! Suggestions?

    I second all of the above. Also, I like to make a first run through the vendor and quilt areas just to look at first so I don't feel quite as overwhelmed. Once I make a second go around I always...
  9. Thread: Hello from PA

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    Re: Hello from PA

    Hi Kay. I'm in Northeast PA (Milford), but make the trek to Lancaster every March. Last year I ventured out to the surrounding areas in addition to the "Big Show" in the city and I had a great time!...
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    Re: Quilt giving guide poll...

    If your heart is in it, I would definitely gift the quilt. We have no control over what happens later. I agree with MSN-even when gifting baby quilts I try to match to colors or theme. It's actually...
  11. Thread: Quilt Books

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    Re: Quilt Books

    501 Quilt Blocks: A Treasury of Patterns for Patchwork and Applique by Joan Lewis and Lynette Chiles. They are 4 inch patterns. Since it is an older book, you need to do some tracing and or template...
  12. Re: Travel tips for my pilgrimage to Hamilton (MSQC)

    Patty J that is so funny. I too would be a lot more upset if my fabric was lost instead of my clothes!!
  13. Re: Travel tips for my pilgrimage to Hamilton (MSQC)

    My husband is a KC Chiefs fan-that's how this Pennsylvanian made her way there last summer. It truly is a VERY small town. I loved it. I was overwhelmed at first with the shops but decided to do what...
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    Re: Old quilting books from the library

    I really love the old quilt books for the history. I am a retired school librarian-I love the smell and feel of books and libraries lol. I get a kick out of some of the older books and the methods...
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    Re: Thinking about opening a quilt shop??!!

    I concur with pretty curious about the atmosphere in a quilt shop. I used to drive 90 minutes to go to a certain quilt shop about twice a year. ( We had one in town during that period but the staff...
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    Re: Decisions, decisions, decisions.......

    Love my Janome 6600 for quilting. $1499.00 in 2013. I would recommend taking the free classes if you buy from a dealer. I took the class my dealer offers and then took it again after I experimented...
  17. Thread: Binding

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    Re: Binding

    You are welcome Anita!
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    Re: Binding

    This video helped me finally get over my fear of binding and I have been quilting for a very long time! (Binding A Quilt in 6 Easy Steps)

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xWh90tXr7g4
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    Re: Opinions PLEASE I'm stuck!!!!

    The solid blue sashing definitely.
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    Re: Quilting advice- funny!

    So I guess no more sewing in a ratty robe until lunchtime? I have to strike while the iron is hot (pun intended) so do the majority of my sewing/quilting before lunch while I have the most energy lol.
  21. Re: What color would your quilt be if you could only use YOUR clothes.

    Fun question. Went to parochial school so navy, navy, navy. I'm 63 and haven't gotten away from it. Also as a teen in the 70's I lived in jeans and work shirts. Haven't gotten away from those either!
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