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  1. Re: Sending Out a Quilt Top to be Finished or DIY?

    For me, it's determined by size. Though my main machine has 11" to the right of the needle, I don't enjoy wrestling a big quilt. Anything larger than a generous throw gets sent out. That may change...
  2. Re: Can I make Jenny's Windmill block with fat quarters?

    Block corrections:

    https://www.missouriquiltco.com/land/block/corrections/index.html


    Here's the link to the Windmill correction:
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  3. Thread: Melatonin?

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    Re: Melatonin?

    If you are using an essential oil diffuser and have pets, please do some research. In some situations these oils can be toxic to pets.
  4. Thread: Strings?!@

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    Re: Strings?!@

    I saw this the other day on Pinterest. So cute!

    https://www.pinterest.com/pin/175499716717466901/
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    Re: It's Saturday! :)

    I will never forget the one house we looked at while house hunting years ago. It was a lovely split level home but every wall was covered with family photos. It was the most unsettling feeling...we...
  6. Thread: Quilting Wolves

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    Re: Quilting Wolves

    Spoonflower has some cute wolf fabrics for girls.

    https://www.spoonflower.com/en/shop?on=fabric&q=wolf&availability=for-sale&sort=best-sellers
  7. Re: Differences Robert Kaufman Essex - yarn-dyed v. Not

    https://www.fabricbubb.com/essex
  8. Thread: Color running!

    by chelea
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    Re: Color running!

    This info may help:

    http://mansewing.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/retayne-synthrapol.pdf
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    Re: Good Morning, Sunday! :)

    Yesterday was super busy. Went to my favorite consignment shop and found 2 lamps, one is a celadon green table lamp with a crackled finished, really pretty. The other one is a Quoisel floor lamp...
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    Re: Unwanted Vintage Machines Become.....

    I always wonder where are the machines to match all the treadle bases I see for sale, lol.
  11. Thread: Block Name

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    Re: Block Name

    Sister's Choice is just a bit different from Ribbon Star

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    Re: Do Batiks have selvedges?

    Batiks are processed in vats and the fabrics are soaked. That's why it's hard to see the selvages, but they're definitely there. If you look close, sometimes the edges look fuzzy. Anyway, here's a...
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    Re: Friday has arrived!!

    Gorgeous fall day, 70's and sunny. Taking advantage of the nice weather to plant a few more perennials. I found some nice grasses and hostas in half-gallon containers on sale 4/$20. We planted 3...
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    Re: Where's my I Don't Want It group?

    The person who maintains a group can delete it. I forgot who maintains that one.
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    Re: It's Tuesday and I AM BACK!!

    Welcome back Monique, you were missed!
    Not too much exciting going on here today other than some yard work. It's sunny and high 70's. It's been getting cool at night with a few nights in the low...
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    Re: Cooking rice like pasta

    Here's what I do to make white rice (only Uncle Ben's, never generic store brand): 1 part rice to 2 parts water, salt as you wish, boil until you see steam vents, turn to low, cover and simmer 10...
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    Re: Sunday Morning Hellos! :)

    It's the last day of summer (sniff) and a beauty at that; low 80's, sunny and dry. The weather has been beautiful, perfect for working in the garden. I'm moving some plants around and planting some...
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    Re: Saturday greetings

    It's a beautiful sunny low 80's day, perfect ending to a great summer. Time to switch out the summer annuals for mums and put a fall wreath on the front door. Wish I could decorate the inside of the...
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    Re: Cataract Surgery went well

    Glad all went well. Hope you have a speedy recovery!
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    Re: Thursday Hellos! :)

    Navy Wife, if you are considered low to average risk for colon cancer you might be eligible for the virtual colonoscopy, Cologuard. It's done by checking the DNA in your stool. No prep, no...
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    Re: I want a pattern for a Christmas ornament ball

    There's the cute tutorial Jenny did years ago

    https://quiltingtutorials.com/tutorial/adorable-fabric-ornaments
  22. Thread: Sewing room??

    by chelea
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    Re: Sewing room??

    My sewing room is 10x12. I have a banquet table for my machine which isn't the sturdiest surface because the machine can bounce if I sew fast. But I like the length and depth of it; plenty of room...
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    Re: Anyone else thought about this?

    I think it's a good idea to have a back-up mechanical machine. I still have my first sewing machine, a 1969 Kenmore, and she sews a perfect stitch. It's a tank of a machine, all metal, and will...
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    rotary blade exchange

    Saw this on the Scrap Quilt Enthusiast Facebook page. Anyone had any experience with this company?

    http://www.lpsharp.com
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    Re: Labor Day Greetings! :)

    Good morning all. Thinking of you Katrina, and everyone in the storm's path as I watch the weather channel for updates.
    Seems I've finally emerged from my non-sewing funk. I've completed 10 Secret...
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