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    Re: Pre Wash Kona Cotton yardage??

    I would think one could think of an alternative, a dish towel, any piece of white/ or light colored fabric would work. surely there is something in your home that's white.
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    Re: Pre Wash Kona Cotton yardage??

    What ever happened to just taking a white towel, damped it with soapy water, and rub across the surface of the fabric? it's always been my way of testing for bleeding, saves so much work.
  3. Thread: Pretty Lavender

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    Re: Pretty Lavender

    Thanks for the link, that came out just beautiful, love the colors also. You just inspired me!
  4. Thread: Pretty Lavender

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    Re: Pretty Lavender

    I really like it, sorta reminds me of a Zip it pattern, is that a falling triangles quilt underneath? would love to see it as I'm going to start one soon
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    I agree!! it's definitely because of stretching the fabric. You don't have to starch heavily, I lightly starch my fabrics before cutting, and don't try to "make it fit", accurate cutting will make...
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    Re: I hate my machine, what do you have?

    Your not alone, there is nothing better than a vintage machine, they almost never break, and if they do, it's so easy to fix them. I do my own repairs, I have a straight model 15, where the tension...
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    Re: Packing slip stop complaining

    I can't thank you enough for pointing this out, my apologies to Eleanor! is there anything else you'd like to point out?
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    Re: Packing slip stop complaining

    Thank you so much for the lovely comments, and yes, I did get over it! and it was jjkaiser who wanted to know what to do. Maybe there should be a heading under squeaky wheel called Bill's happy...
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    Re: Shipping a quilt internationally question

    Why can't you just send her the money in advance to cover the costs?
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    Packing slip stop complaining

    I get so tired of all the complaining because you don't have a packing slip. Get over it! It's simple, I always take a screen shot of my order, including items, & prices. I can also save the email...
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    Re: Wish I could find

    just keep scrolling down, it shows all of them
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    Folded Corner Ruler

    I was intrigued with the creative grids folded corner ruler. As in snowballing corners etc. But this ruler has you cut the corner before sewing. But it's over $15.00, like I really need another...
  13. Re: Has anyone done business with this Etsy shop?

    On the page you ordered from, did you see any customer reviews of the seller? I'd wonder if no reviews, also, if no response from seller I'd probable contact Paypal and ask them to cancel the order,...
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    Re: Anyone else thought about this?

    I also have vintage machines, a straight singer 15, and singer 201 which was called a Taylor's machine, I do all the repairs & maintenance my self, I love getting machines that aren't sewing, and get...
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    Re: Pinked Edges.....Grrrr

    I always measure every precut, been there done that learning the hard way.
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    I'm afraid it was their fault, they first started out not telling me when they shipped, then on another order, they gave me order #, but I never received any emails, when I asked, the response was...
  17. Thread: Snakes pattern

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    Re: Snakes pattern

    I have an old one not sure it will be of use.160473
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    I figure everyone has at least one shot at me before I go on the war path, Hancock's lost when I ordered backing fabrics, 2 weeks and no response, they never answered my emails. I never received the...
  19. Thread: Thank you Al

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    Thank you Al

    Remember what I told you about pleasing people?
  20. Thread: Can't order

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    Can't order

    Seems there are gremlins, can't click on anything comes up as internal errors. Main page comes up, but that's about it. sent them a note
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    Re: Vintage quilt issue

    Sandy is completely right, take it apart if you really want to save it.
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    Re: What's your favorite .........

    I love anything done in half sq. triangles the possibilities are endless. mine are usually 4.50" sq., and can use layer cakes or charms squares
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    Re: Vintage quilt issue

    Your going to have to see if this is water soluble, take a very small sample & test it. Did the water turn red??
    You may have no other choice if you want to save the top, dismantle it completely, is...
  24. Re: Has anyone encountered your partner not being okay with gifts?

    I make quilts for my sanity, keeps me from thinking about other things, I give because it's my nature to do so. I can't take all of these with me, so my pleasure is knowing I left a little of me...
  25. Re: Story from a Kansas State Highway Patrol officer 👮

    personally I don't have a sawed off shotgun for nothing on my dinning room table.!!
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