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    Re: Looking at a new machine

    Yes Toni. I was looking at the S3 too but I decided that I could a afford a few hundred more & I knew I would later regret not getting the S5. We have lived our whole lives on a tight budget so...
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    Re: Looking at a new machine

    Thank you all for your input. I did end up buying the Janome Skyline S5. I’m having a lot of fun playing with it. It’s true that it probably has a lot of stitches I will not use often but the things...
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    Re: Looking at a new machine

    Thank you both for the input. The dealer gives classes on Saturdays with a lot of individual help & the classes are free for my lifetime. They say you can call with questions too so learning a new...
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    Looking at a new machine

    Iíve decided itís time to get a new sewing machine, one that does more than just go forward & backwards... Iíve been out looking at 3 machines,, Janome Skyline3, Brother Pacesetter 500 & the Babylock...
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    Re: Meet Mae Kohana!

    So beautiful! Thereís nothing like grandkids to make life worth living..
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    Re: Here there be dragons....

    Love the dragons!!! Can’t wait to see the top put together,,,,
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    Re: How to get rid of back pain

    Something I’ve found out since I started going to regular exercise classes,,,,a strong core really helps to relieve the lower back pain. Turns out the abdomen muscles along with the muscles in your...
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    Re: How to Tea Dye a quilt

    I agree. It’s really a pretty quilt, if it was me I’d just quilt it & not worry about the very slight color differences. If anyone is rude enough to point it out then say it was a design decision. ...
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    Re: CLLI Codes/Abbreviations

    Are you asking about things like HST? That’s half square triangle. Took me awhile on this forum to figure out the abbreviations like DH for darling husband,,,
    I seem to remember someone made a...
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    Re: Thursday Trivia: Hammocks 🌴

    I really enjoy your trivia posts! Please keep it up.
    This one is particularly interesting. Thanks !
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    Re: Quilting a string quilt

    I’ve made several string quilts & never really had a problem with stretching. Try folding it lengthwise then width wise. If it folds up fairly evenly then in my opinion I’d go ahead & have it...
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    Re: do you think

    I wouldn't try the bleach on the quilt yet... Try it on a piece o scrap first. I once splashed bleach on some fabric & it ate a hole through it when I rinsed it off. Bleach can be very caustic.,...
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    Re: Too many quilting ideas!

    We moved to Oregon about 18 months ago & I just got my sewing room back together in the last 6 months. As part of my unpacking & organizing I went through all my bins, boxes, bags etc & made a...
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    Re: scrappy rickrack

    Just lovely! I think mixing the embroidery with quilting is brilliant!!
    Another triumph. :)
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    Re: Scrappy top ready for quilting

    So pretty! I love scrap quilts best of all! When I look at the ones I’ve made I remember all the quilts that are represented in it.
    Great job!
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    Re: Monday Trivia: Oregon

    Thanks for this post!
    We moved to Aurora OR to be close to our grandkids, half live just 5 miles away & the others live 3 1/2 hours away in Washington. Easy drive for us. Now I have a lot of...
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    Re: Diamonds on a Shoestring budget!

    I love string quilts! & that one is a beauty! Makes it even better that it didn’t cost an arm & a leg. Haha
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    That's one of the nicest T-shirts I've seen, so evocative of Hawaii. The only thing I could think of would be to use some of the parts you cut off to fill in the arm/neck hole so you can cut a...
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    Re: Using up my scraps

    Love it! Great job!
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    Re: Donated batting

    You might want to check Amazon. I got a 10 yard roll of 45Ē wide for about $45 plus free shipping for Prime members. I also bought a roll of 90Ē wide by 10 yards for $130. That one was extra cheap...
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    Re: I need advice...will this work?

    Terry thatís a really beautiful beautiful quilt! Heirloom quality!
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    Re: Hello from Oregon x 3!

    Welcome from another Oregonian (transplanted from So Cal via MInnesota, Arizona & New York). Finally in our final home & loving retirement here in the Pacific Northwest
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    Re: It's a Girl!!

    Congratulations to you all. Grand babies are the best!
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    Re: Hello from Oregon!

    Welcome from another Oregonian (although a new Oregonian).
    And YES everyone here totally understands your thinking process! I’ve told my kids what to charge at my estate sale for all my quilting...
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    Re: New member from Oregon

    Welcome from Aurora, I’m finding that Oregon has more quilt stores per capita than my old home in California.. aren’t we lucky!
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