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    Re: Have you used glow in the dark thread?

    Yes I have tried it. I did a zigzag round a little mat I put my glass on the bedside cabinet. It works well enough to be able to see it in the dark but I wouldn't say it glows a lot. I think it...
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    Re: higher prices here in Australia

    Hi, I have the same trouble here in England.
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    Re: How many do you have?

    I'm begining to feel like the poor relation :(
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    Re: Anyone know what this is for?

    Thank you all for the input. I haven't tried it yet.
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    Re: You'll laugh for days.

    That was funny.
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    Re: Anyone know what this is for?

    It doesn't stay pushed in so I'm presuming you have to hold it. Seems a bit odd but I'll try it, thanks.
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    Re: I'be been playing with FMQ

    That's really good.
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    Anyone know what this is for?

    85577There is a little pin with a nob and a spring on the back of my zigzag foot. I have no idea what it's for. It must be there for a purpose, but it doesn't seem to do anything. None of my other...
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    Re: How many do you have?

    I have one sewing machine ( Elna 5200) and an overlocker.
  10. Thread: Circle of life

    by Lilyjo
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    Re: Circle of life

    So sorry to hear the sad loss of your little doggie, sounds like she was wonderful. At the same time, congratulations on your grand daughter.
  11. Thread: Sidewinder?

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    Re: Sidewinder?

    I wind about half a dozen bobbins before I start a large project.
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    Re: Headbands - not quilting question

    Thank you Tiffany, I'll take a look at those.
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    Re: Headbands - not quilting question

    It is in my vocabulary :icon_happy:
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    Re: Two new bags in da house

    They are lovely.
  15. Thread: another score

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    Re: another score

    Wish I could find bargains like that :icon_bigsmile:
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    Re: Headbands - not quilting question

    Thanks Wendy, I did have a quick look but I thought I would ask the sewing gurus for advice :icon_bigsmile:
    I have to admit to not being a great internet fan and trawling through pages of stuff...
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    Headbands - not quilting question

    Has anyone made fabric head/ hair bands? I just want something that ties at the back, not elasticated, but I'm not sure whether to cut on the straight or bias, or to use interfacing.
    I know I could...
  18. Thread: Irons??

    by Lilyjo
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    Re: Irons??

    I've had a tefal steam generator for years for general ironing and never had any trouble with it, so I bought an ordinary tefal iron for my sewing room a few weeks ago. So far it has been great, and...
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    Re: The most adorable Thank You EVER!

    That's lovely. It's always good to hear about children with manners. Sadly a lot ( and their parents) are lacking in them these days.
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    Re: And the Thunder Rolls...

    We have been really lucky here, thank goodness. We've had some rain which is welcome as it's been quite hot, for us anyway, but I don't want the storms. I don't mind them myself but my dog is...
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    Re: I want to make this so bad.....

    That is beautiful but it's beyond my skill or patience I'm afraid.
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    Re: A puzzle

    I did say just for fun, not complaining or even saying I had anything that has shrunk that much. However a book I have about natural fabrics says muslin can shrink 10% . Muslin in this case being...
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    Re: Log cabin pattern

    Log Cabin, part 1 - YouTube
    Eleanor burns explains log cabin here.
  24. Thread: A puzzle

    by Lilyjo
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    Re: A puzzle

    Hi Claire, me too, I always pre wash.
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    A puzzle

    Just for fun! If you buy a yard of fabric that shrinks by say 10% when you wash it! have you paid for a yard or not? :icon_bigsmile:
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