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  1. Re: Looking for an easy delicious Cucumber salad recipe

    That's exactly what we do! Coleslaw dressing on pretty much any shredded crunchy veg...
    Unless we're overrun by cucumbers, then we change it up some days with quick pickles.
    Sliced cucumber with...
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    Re: Giveaway Week 19 & 20 May 22nd - 29th

    >.< Distracted by bold text...

    How about 'sashing' instead. =^.^=

    ((tooth #2 has finally poked through completely, maybe she'll shift back to sleeping soon./hope ))
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    Re: Giveaway Week 19 & 20 May 22nd - 29th

    Grats Live to Quilt & Granny Fran! =^.^=

    Draping. (Someday I'll learn how to tell people no when they want new clothes based off some random old fashion plate. You know, like this one, but...
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    Re: Giveaway Week 17 May 1st - 8th

    Well, I started a quilt for TheHubs two years ago... and I haven't been able to find all the right fabrics so it's only a few hexies big yet. >.<
    I'll be sure to post when I finally get it done. It...
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    Re: Giveaway Week 15 April 18th -24th

    Grats LRM!

    I never have. I may add it to the list now though, it would have been fun to get everyone's squiggle when my great aunt had her 89th birthday blowout a few months ago. Something family...
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    Re: Giveaway Week 14 Apr 3rd - 10th

    This afternoon! =D during thebaby's first real like for reals 2 hr nap. Put her down when she got drowsy fussy, tucked her in (swaddle) and she drifted right off! It's been a long 6months of her...
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    Re: Border or not?

    Unless it needs to be bigger for a specific bed/person/use, I'd leave the border off. Or if it feels too weird to not border, something narrow. Very narrow. And if I was going to border the one in...
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    Re: Snobby Quilt Shops!

    When I first moved to Austin a decade ago I went into all the close to home quilt stores. And I very likely won't try going again for years yet. I didn't go in with expectations beyond general...
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    Re: Ideas for gifts for teachers?

    After my mother's teaching adventures, when the coffee mugs have been knocked off desks by the cats, the tote bags have worn through their corners and all the coffee/tea/muffins/cookies consumed......
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    Re: Giveaway Week 13 Mar 27 - Apr 3rd

    Congratulations Jomala!

    I know florals for spring is so groundbreaking none of you will be able to stand it, but the Slipper Roses collection... and either the houndstooth or bearpaw with lots of...
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    Re: Giveaway Week 12 Mar 20th - 27th

    I <3 scrappy little blocks so a 3 strip 3dudes jelly roll square is first on the list for when I've these belly mats and pixel quilts done. (sometimes I consider sleep training, then just hold her...
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    Re: Monday again

    I'm not sure I see in color until after coffee.
    I have the same trouble of being semi responsive without being actually awake... Clock radios, tv sounds, people talking "hey, mom..?." "sure honey...
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    Re: batting or no batting?

    If you're just looking for a little extra weight, a plain layer of cotton fabric (that won't show through) in place of batting is fine. Those whole bolts of on sale white cotton do go fast that...
  14. Re: Newbie Here!!! I had no where else to turn! Fabric suggestions :) In-the-Hoop!!

    The nicest flannel you can find, a couple layers of that even just serged into rounds works nicely for catching boob leakage
    ( I used some soft velcro spots just to be sure they'd stay put but...
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    Re: Yum Yum!

    Wow! I'm not usually a fan of orange, but holymoley I might be won over. Polka dots+chevrons + your fab fmq it a definite win.
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    Re: Lost my Irish Soda Bread recipe so....

    Very few cast iron skillets die real deaths to water. As long as it's not cracked... How to Restore a Rusty Cast Iron Skillet ? Cleaning Lessons from The Kitchn | The Kitchn (I reseason with tallow...
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    Re: Giveaway Week 8, 9, & 10!! Mar 6th - 13th

    Grats you three! =D

    Sadly, no. Won't happen for me until TheBaby is a bit bigger either =^.^= Someday though.
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    Re: Blush & Bashful

    So Pretty! (not surprising since everything you do is wonderful)
    And now I know exactly what to do with the charm pack my MIL picked out. =^.^=
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    Re: Giveaway Week 5 &6! Feb 6th -13th

    Scrap busting is a way of life. Lately especially it's only backing and sashing I've bought new. Still digging into the deboned shirt piles =^.^=
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    Re: What I am working on

    So pretty! Very well done =D
    Love the colors too.
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    Re: JEFF'S SURGERY

    HUGS, happy thoughts, and rest for you both =^.^=
    (and thank you for keeping us updated)
  22. Re: Need to expand my quilting experience

    Welcome to the forums! =^.^=
    Whenever I set out to make clothes for myself they always fit my sister just that much better. The downside to a baby sister is your closet is never your own again....
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    Re: Leaving town

    My goodness that's pretty.
    I'm with Renate on this one, I'd happily trade internet for a few days there.
    Probably lend out both my machines, promise to home finish a king size quilt in mixed...
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    Re: just doesn't line up

    I wonder if this is a block that would benefit from a spot of spray basting under the charm. It seems like even extra sharp new pins pull the pieces juuuust enough to one side or the other to through...
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    Re: 3:30 am.....

    >.< TheBaby finally dropped back off to sleep, but I'm wide awake.
    They don't make Happy Apples anymore, which makes me sad enough to be cruising through ebay talking myself out of one.
    I think...
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