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    Re: general longarm machine question

    Mine cannot, but I can run two threads at once through one needle!
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    Re: My retreat finish

    Scraptacular! I love scrap quilts! Well done!
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    Re: Coolest quilting innovations

    Pinterest is the best invention. If I want a pattern, normally I can get a visual to either figure it out, or get it free. Pinterest is like gazing at a quilt show admiring the work of others daily!
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    Re: Not quilting but finished

    Love the fabrics!
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    Re: Curved cutting and piecing questions

    Done several curved pieced quilts. Your 1/4 inch needs to be scant and accurate. If you sew your pieces together and the straight edge is askew, check your seam allowance. If the blocks you are...
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    365 quilt block challenge, so far so good

    I am keeping up! I am enjoying the process and the challenges with it. To challenge myself I went back to sept and tackled flying geese that measure 7/8 by 1 1/4 unfinished! Not perfect, but...
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    Re: ANOTHER FINISHt

    Ooooo that fabric showcases the pattern very nicely! So pretty!
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    Re: Are titanium rotary blades better?

    The gift of titanium is it flexes and won’t break. I guess this is good for the sharp edge. This is probably a marketing thing that makes no difference. I know blades of yesteryear could rust. ...
  9. Thread: What a Bear!

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    Re: What a Bear!

    Oh oh oh, I love how this turned out! Looks very challenging!
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    Re: Tips for quilting without pain & fatigue

    The ergonomics of sitting and sewing all day is bad for you. My body does not complain until I get up. I learned a long time ago to find a different way. I use a buffet table and stand while...
  11. Re: Longarm machine question: Baby Lock = Handi Quilter?

    All of those machines look the same to me!
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    Re: tangled bobbin thread at start of seam

    Remove your throat plate. Clean/delint your feed dogs. I hope this resolves your issue. Happy New Year!
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    Re: Bowl Cozy Frenzy Pic heavy

    Wow! You are a machine! Your customers will be return customers! Nice job!
  14. Re: has anyone signed up for the 365 block challenge, a block a day for a year?

    Well I started!....Verychallenging indeed. I have done about 7 blocks. The one for the last of dec was brutal. I spent 7 1/2 hours on a 6 1/2 inch block. I must be mad! Had many issues with...
  15. Re: has anyone signed up for the 365 block challenge, a block a day for a year?

    Well I dove in! Made two 6 inch blocks. My finger can cover half of the hst’s. Tiny work. Probably after having success with the tiny pieces and cutting it my own way, I have officially started....
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    Re: Last Christmas Quilt

    I used to live the county just north of Winterset. This is where Fons an Porter used to be at (I was a teenager at the time and quilting would not start for me for a few more years). I aim to visit...
  17. has anyone signed up for the 365 block challenge, a block a day for a year?

    https://www.365challenge.com.au
    I have signed up, we will see if I have the discipline to stay with it.
  18. Ken burns is a quilt collector, see his quils at the internation quilt museum in Lincoln NE

    https://youtu.be/teu6wUfP6ao

    Thanks Carolyn for the previous post about crafting in america!
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    Re: Documentary about Quilts!!

    Fascinating.....all of the artists. I can relate to more than just the quilters, thanks for the share!
  20. Re: The Ten-foot Table Runner and the Amazing Thing that Happened

    Win win!!! Sometimes us quilters amaze our ownselves!
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    Re: Merry Christmas!

    Adorable and stunning! Your quilting really shows Santa’s character! Love it!
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    Re: Question about fabric used for backgrounds

    I never have background fabrics in quantity. So I purchased a cheapo bolt of muslin. Having a bolt of a favorite neutral on hand is excellent for me and productivity. I always have enough, even...
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    Re: It's COTTON!

    With the tarp on it, looks like it will be going to the cotton gin. Here is there website
    https://harveyfertilizerandgas.com/services/cotton-ginning/
  24. Thread: It's COTTON!

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    Re: It's COTTON!

    Yup, lots of little poufs escape to the road side. During harvest of cotton in Texas, this is a common sight. I wish I had a vacuum that would only vacuum the little poufs and no debris. I would...
  25. Re: New 2 1/2" Hexi Template - maybe a methods improvement

    YES! Great idea. I do not like them scooting around. Right now I am making a wall hanging with myfusible bosal foam. It works.
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