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    Re: Giveaway Week 92 January 4th - 11th

    Congrats Blondie!! I really like viewing other peoples pics as they give me inspiration AND cause me to realize I, too, can acheive such wonderful things. I post pics and typically edit them first -...
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    Re: Cuffed pillowcase directions

    I, too, was able to open and save it. Thanks for doing this. :)
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    Re: New to quilting and new to this forum~

    Oh yah, and I have six kitties!! <and two yard bunnies> Yours is very pretty - almost chic. :D
  4. Re: Giveaway Week 91 December 28th - January 4th

    Yay Jean Sewing Machine!! My first 'real' completed sewing project was in the 7th grade - I used a pattern, picked out my fabric, followed the instructions and like magic, I created my version of the...
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    Re: New to quilting and new to this forum~

    Ooh!!! I wanna see. Please :)
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    Re: Thread

    Just to clarify, since I think I'm one if the only two that mentioned my machine not liking a thread, its Sulky, not CnC. I like CnC :)
  7. Re: Xmas Table Runner (instruction from YouTube)

    I made three of them too, and made my own templates!! So cute... and ours are almost identical. I didn't quilt mine so much tho... Yours are SO cute!!! I wish I'd quilted mine so intricately now....
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    Re: Excited but overwhelmed

    Welcome! I replied to another new member's similar post earlier. I still get anxious about cutting my new fabric. But once I take the plunge and I so much happier with the end result, so.... JUST DO...
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    Re: Thread

    I've used all kinds of thread and find that for most projects a good all purpose thread works well. Poly or Cotton or blends are sturdy. I really depends on what your machine likes and what you are...
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    Re: Looking for a pattern

    Happy I could help. I'm known for being pretty resourceful. ;) In return, please post a pic when you're done!!
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    Re: Giveaway Week 90 December 21st - 28th

    Narrowed down to just one thing - I would ask for - more time to sew. If I were asking for something tangible, I would love a really nice ironing station. My ol' pop up ironing board is just so...
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    Re: Looking for a pattern

    Looks right, according to the screen shots at the retailer. Says Ginger Jars pg. 64
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    Re: Looking for a pattern

    Hope this helps. It's a downloadable version of the October 2007 issue for $6.
    http://www.anniescatalog.com/detail.html?code=V08144&utm_medium=affiliate&source=CJAAFF&utm_source=cj
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    Re: Table Runner...HELP! :-)

    I made this, along w/my two sis-n-laws recently. It's easy peasy. Make 8 rows using this guideline: Row 1 = 2 charms. Row 2 = 4 charms. Rows 3 - 6 = 5 charms. Row 7 = 4 charms. Row 8 = 2 charms....
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    Re: I bought this crazy charm pack

    Totes and such are a great idea, but I LOVE this fabric for table mats. Very Cute!
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    Re: I bought this crazy charm pack

    @Jean Sewing Machine, do you mean oil cloth? It's nice to work with, holds us well and comes in some pretty cute vintagy designs. It's a little bulky so simpler designs do better and use a stronger...
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    Re: Thread Organizer

    I'm 38 seconds into the video and it's already on my to do list. Thank so much for sharing this. I have an infinity for old frames and even hang and display them empty (kinda shabby chic / flea...
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    Re: I'm new here, too

    Sometimes jumping in is the hardest part. If you're like me, it's very hard for me to even cut my new fabrics. I am uber frugal, and wonder if some of my hesitation stems from being afraid I'll...
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    Re: For New York Sue

    Very pretty. I dare say, this is the most inspirational group of gals!! Thanks so much for posting your pics. Makes me want to quit my job and sew full time!!! :D
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    Re: placemats, toppers and mugrugs, oh my

    oooh, mug rugs!!! That's what I need. Great way to practice quilting for a beginner. Guess what I'll be making! :)
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    Re: Sharpening your rotary blade

    This is an old homemaker's remedy for blade sharpening. Works decent on scissors, don't see why it would work on blades. I would be cautious of bits of foil getting trapped in the cutting board. I'll...
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    Re: Dowood Trails ornament

    Very pretty. I can just imagine a tree full of pink and silver... :)
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    Re: Do Y'all Reclaim/Recycle Fabric?

    I reclaim or re-purpose anything and everything. Certain clothing or curtains is worth saving for a future project and I find fabric at yard sales and the like all the time. You can tell if it's in...
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    Re: Giveaway week 89 Dec 15th - 21st

    Congrats Musical_Starling!!!

    As you may have read on Laura F.'s post, we're not travelling for Christmas. Having Christmas Eve goodies w/family (Laura F. and Tina R.) and staying home and cooking...
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    Re: Giveaway week 89 Dec 15th - 21st

    Wait? You're coming to may house?? LOL - I thought we were all going to Tina's. Either way... Funny to read it here though!!
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