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    Re: Orange Peel quilting

    Cathy, your orange peel quilt is beautiful! Wow, you are way above my skill level! Looking at the pics gives me inspiration!
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    Re: Orange Peel quilting

    I’m thinking just one all over pattern. I am going to have to watch Angela’s tutorials on YouTube! And Cathy, I’ll check out your quilt picture :)
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    Orange Peel quilting

    Good evening!
    I’m about to finish and orange peel quilt in pinks on a white background. It’s taken awhile but it’s turning out lovely.
    Any suggestions on ideas for quilting patterns? I’d love to...
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    Re: Mountain Mist batting

    Thanks for this info :)
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    Re: Mountain Mist batting

    What are the advantages/disadvantages for using a polyester batting versus a cotton or 80/20 cotton? I have never used an all polyester batting.
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    Re: I hate my machine, what do you have?

    I have the Babylock Presto2 and I love it! It has lots of stitches, presser foot adjustment, a strong motor and it sews great! I’m a huge fan of buying from a dealer. I bought my first babylock...
  7. Re: More photos of the hygiene kits (donated fabric)

    We just sent 120 more hygiene kits! Many thanks to you lovely quilters for sharing your cotton, flannels, batting and thread!
    Lisa
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    Re: Selling question

    I’ve sold a lot of things on Facebook Marketplace and done quite well! I sold my Babylock Sophia 2 to a friend and I got a fair price for it. My backup plan was eBay I saw two of the same machine on...
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    Re: Looking for a font for baby quilt

    I found an appliqué font on the website designs by juju. They stitched nicely. Also, I have seen appliqué fonts on the website Appliquécorner.com. I have bought several designs from them and they...
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Great! Thank you!
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Pat, I would be interested in seeing how yours look. We are always looking for ways to improve what we are doing!

    Lisa
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Well, our team just returned from Zambia and I have more pictures! I just wanted to share for those of you who so generously sent fabric. I know you donated fabric in order to bless women who...
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    Re: machine embroidery on quilt

    It’s Edge to Edge Quilting by Amelie Scott Designs. I’ve used several of the designs on the CD and they stitched nicely. I used a thinner batting so the quilt wouldn’t be so thick in the hoop. I...
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    Re: machine embroidery on quilt

    Are you using a quilting embroidery design? If so, you do not need to stabilize and your design will look nice on both sides. If you’re using a filled design or regular embroidery design the back of...
  15. Thread: free material

    by Ltoppins
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    Re: free material

    I also work with a group that makes sanitary pads for women in the Gwembe Valley in Zambia. I don’t want to take away from anyone else’s needs, but I’d you have any extra we will put it to good use!...
  16. Re: More photos of the hygiene kits (donated fabric)

    Packing them in suitcases
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    Wow! That is awesome! We will certainly use it!
    I love your word “enchanted “! That’s how I feel every time we finish a batch of hygiene kits and we start packing them in suits:) Then we get to see...
  18. More photos of the hygiene kits (donated fabric)

    Quilters have the biggest hearts! Look what came from donated fabrics! 159819I just got tagged in some Facebook photos from the current trip to Zambia. Our church folks are headed home tomorrow and...
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Some of you have asked me about specific needs:

    100% woven cotton at least 3.5” x 9”. Any solid, geometric prints are fine. Batiks are fine. No cartoon prints or solid white. This fabric is on the...
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    Ladies, I just received a text today from my pastor’s wife and some pictures from the current team in Zambia. The girls and ladies are thrilled to receive The hygiene kits! We even got a message from...
  21. Re: FREE Pattern - Easy Pieced Table Runner Series - August

    So pretty!
  22. Thread: Oh no, help

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    Re: Oh no, help

    Peroxide!! Works like a charm!!!
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    Re: Good use of donated fabrics

    We packaged 160 kits for the June trip. I’ll try to post some more pictures. Our next trip is September. A few of you have reached out to me and donated fabric. I want you to know what a blessing...
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    Re: Opinion Please....On Current Project

    What a gorgeous quilt! I think I like #1 best, but #3 looks good too!
  25. Thread: Bowl Cozies

    by Ltoppins
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    Re: Bowl Cozies

    I use the 2” x 1” darts for a 10” bowl cozy. The direction of the darts is important to create the shape of the bowl.
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