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    Re: Quilt coming apart at the seams...why?

    I wonder if it could be because your bobbin and top thread are not "locking" or loaded properly. Is your machine a "drop & sew"? It may be just a simple adjustment needed on your machine if it has an...
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    Re: Foot question, with pictures!

    I haven't been following this thread, but wanted to mention (if no one has yet) that not all machines come with a 1/4" foot. My BabyLock didn't.
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    Re: F.A Confessions thread

    Hi Everyone! Wow, I didn't realize that I wasn't alone *sobs into hanky*! I have an addiction to fabric too. I don't know how it happened....one day I was buying cotton blends and before I knew...
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    Re: Avoiding my Dresden Project-help!

    Thank you everyone! I really didn't know that it would bother me to do the hand work. I am going to try to do a whole plate by hand and see if it really bothers me. I feel better about going to...
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    Avoiding my Dresden Project-help!

    Help!

    I love Jenny's tutorial on the Dresden Plate, and so I started it. Plates are done. Centers in place. Now...attaching the plates to the 14x14 square...hmmmm. I have found (while...
  6. Re: My anniversary gift -- only a quilter will love

    I Googled too! Then stared in amazement!! What a machine.....congratulations!!!
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    Re: Fat Quarters - What are they good for?

    I am hoping to use fat quarters to make the Cathedral Window Quilt shown here...though I believe Jenny uses Layer Cakes in the tutorial:
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  8. Re: sewing machine recommendations? embroidery/sewing combo suggestions?

    Hi! My hubby and were just looking at the Singer Confidence Quilter last night, and I'm going for that one. HSN (Home Shopping Network) has it on sale and 4 easy payments of $55. :)
  9. Thread: Virginia

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    Re: Virginia

    I am just outside of Richmond in a small area known as Sandston. About 3 blocks from Richmond International Airport. If anyone is looking for a quilt shop in the Richmond area, I highly recommend...
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    Re: Social life V Quilting?

    I had just this thought this morning, having been invited to my niece's house for the weekend. She needs help with a small project at her house. My answer is to take my pieces with me to do some...
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    Re: Sticker Shock!

    Blondie,
    The quilt shop calculated everything for me. I am following the Dresden Plate tutorial that Jenny did. So, the "plates" are put on a 14x14 square (part of the 7 yards of white fabric), 2...
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    Re: D9p

    Hi! Sandy...you so totally ROCK!! Love that link! And I love Moda!!! Loise...I am making a D9P for my MIL for Christmas...I used 1 Flurry Charm Pack and 1 Christmas Candy Charm Pack and mixed them...
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    Tutorial on backing

    Hi Ladies!

    In a perfect world, MSQC would create a new Tutorial dedicated to the backs of quilts. Yes...the back! We get awesome deals with MSQC to create gorgeous quilt tops...but the...
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    Re: Handy ironing table from TV Tray

    How awesome is that! Yard sales here I come! It could slide under my bed for storage, too! Love it, thanks for sharing! :icon_happy:
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    Re: Country Squire's Medallion Quilt

    Wow, I could just stare at those Pinwheels all day! I love them...and you did a FANTASTIC job...they look perfect!!
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    Re: It's Monday, Talk like a Pirate Day

    So it was true, then? It really WAS talk like a Pirate day? Now I have to make a Pirate Quilt!! (just kidding...I think).
    Actually a co-worker came up to me yesterday to ask for a reference for...
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    Re: Giveaway Week 36 Sep 19th -23rd

    I am in love with anything by Riley Blake!!!
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    Re: Disappearing Nine Patch

    I took some advice listed here, and just left them as they were.....and cut! :) I obesess too much, I think! :)
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    Re: Sticker Shock!

    I am so glad to know I am not alone. I am slowly working this project (I'm up to the hand sewing part, and that is NOT my forte. It's going slowly).
    Wouldn't it be neat for MSQC to do tutorials...
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    Re: Sticker Shock!

    OK, I feel better now! I was wondering if I had done something wrong. A great learning experience and at least I know that this is normal! I do feel that the extra money is worth it, and it makes...
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    Sticker Shock!

    Good Morning!

    Please forgive this newbie's ignorance, but after spending just $16 (thank you MSQC!) on two charm packs for my Dresden Plate quilt, I bought the sashing, border, binding and back...
  22. Re: Need opinions on sewing machine I'm thinking about purchasing : )

    I am a Newbie here, and you will have to forgive my limited knowledge, but I will say this....I have a BabyLock "Anna" which is about the lowest level (almost) BabyLock there is. I hate, hate, hate...
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    Re: Dresden quilt top ! finished ?

    You inspire me!!! I am getting ready to finish up a DP now, and this was just what I needed to see for some inspiration. Have you added a larger border?
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    Anyone from Florida?

    I am making 3 quilts for family who live in the Orlando area. My question is: Do you use batting on your quilts? I am wondering if it will make them too heavy with the Florida heat? Thanks for...
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    Re: Anniversary Gift for friends.

    Love it! I am finishing a Dresden Plate top now, and I'm curious...how much of the 1/2 yard border/backing did you have left over (if any)?? I am so bad at measuring, am I'm wondering how much...
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