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    Re: Rise in cotton batting prices

    Definitely tariffs.
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    Re: Garment Sewing Advice for a Beginner

    I am where you are.. intermediate quilter, but never learned to make clothing. I took my first in person class this past weekend to make pants. Everyone but me had made clothes before. The instructor...
  3. Thread: Bias Question

    by purlewe
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    Re: Bias Question

    Other than handling my finished quilt more carefully when folding etc before quilting I didn't have any issues when I made a quilt with biased edges. I know a lot of people suggest spray basting but...
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    Re: Jelly roll for binding?

    I use Jelly Rolls strips for binding all the time. I usually have a couple laying around and I can always find something in my stash that will "go" with the quilt. If you want it scrapy you can cut...
  5. Re: Beta testers needed for new MSQC Shipping program

    I am not a member of Amazon Prime and I my MIL and I do all our own quilting.

    My issue is with FedEx. I wish there was a way to offer one option of plain USPS post. FedEx smartpost just drops the...
  6. Thread: Shipping Times

    by purlewe
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    Re: Shipping Times

    What I wonder is this. Why is FedEx the only choice? Especially when Smartpost is really Fed Ex giving everything to the USPS? why not offer USPS as one choice and FedEx the second? Bc something...
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    Re: Wedding Quilt & Gifts

    Really beautiful!!
  8. Re: T-Shirt Quilts - Why don't you like making them?

    Gina, How are you going on your tshirt quilt?? I finally got myself started and have 8 shirts sewn together. Very little screaming here in Philly. (altho I have had to rip out a little as I didn't...
  9. Re: T-Shirt Quilts - Why don't you like making them?

    I am sitting on 11 shirts (the 12th has supposedly been "on its way" for a couple years now) to make a quilt for a friend.

    the only reasons I haven't started it are:
    -I have never worked with...
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    Re: finally got pictures to load!!!!

    wow. some really nice ones!
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    Re: Quilting book trade

    don't tempt me. I will be in Ontario for 2 weeks in December and would be willing to bring some for the Canada Post. LOL! I have to get my act together and post them on the trade group. But once I...
  12. Re: What size do the pics need to be to post on this forum?

    I had that problem as well with a couple photos. When you go to upload the photos there is a little grey box at the very top. it says:

    File Upload Manager - Manage all files that you have...
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    Re: Quilting book trade

    OOH! Thanks BOTH of you! wonderful. I am off to join that group!
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    Quilting book trade

    My MIL has over 500 quilting books. She is slowly slipping them to me when I visit.

    I will admit they are very nice books but I don't know if I will want all of them. I have been keeping my...
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    Re: A new twin quilt for my niece

    Move Over quilt pattern from Connecting Threads. I bought the pattern but used 2 jelly rolls instead of yardage.
  16. Thread: This is why

    by purlewe
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    Re: This is why

    That looks like something I would do. Thank you for the reminder! I will definitely wear footwear next time!
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    A new twin quilt for my niece

    I make each niece and nephew a quilt around their 10th birthday. I just got the 4th one done. Yay!! This one was probably the simplest I have done but I think that is why she will like it.

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  18. Thread: New top d9p

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    Re: New top d9p

    That looks FABULOUS!!
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    Hello from Philly

    I was looking at the quilt store for the umpteenth time and just saw the forums section. Thought I would pop in and say hi. I have all my quilts over at Quilts by Me, but never did the forum part of...
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