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  1. Re: Need help in finding this pattern and fabric! Thx

    I like this pattern. I figured it out by looking at it...great find, thanks! I'm going to try it out as a baby quilt first!
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    Re: Can I borrow your thinking caps?

    Oh I like the applique idea. Also, think of the things you would like but never make yourself. Top of my list is a sewing machine cover. Most machines are around the same size. Reusable snack bags...
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    Others can correct me if I'm wrong. I think it's from stretching the fabric on the bias. Trying to iron it out would make it worse. When you wash it, it'll most likely shrink up and you won't notice....
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    Re: A Fantastic Craft Show

    Congrats!! I've been selling them like crazy too. People love them as gifts! I've been trying to do local fairs here but they are super expensive, curious how do you look for yours or do you just...
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    Re: Polyester fleece blanket batting?

    When I first started quilting 15 years ago, I started with a friend. I had a neighbor that taught me to use great material all cotton. My friend cut corners and bought sheets for the backings of her...
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    Re: Question about craft fairs

    No it's a site fee to have unlimited access to fairs across the country. When I click the fair the booth prices saw members only ..join now. I'm disappointed.
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    Question about craft fairs

    I decided I wanted to participate in this year's local craft fairs. Info look at you have to pay a fee to a site to see anything. Prices for booths, info about the event. Is this the norm? Why would...
  8. Re: I want a pattern for a Christmas ornament ball

    Look at shabby fabrics free tutorials. They have several options for ornaments that are folded fabric.
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    Re: Dorian Check In

    My oldest son is in basic training in Fort Jackson SC. He called me yesterday and said they are safe. So happy they let them all have 5 mins to call home!
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    Re: Backing selvedge question

    Im the odd quilter. I cut a slit in the fabric right beside the salvage and I rip it off. It's straight and I sew the pieces together. I'm not picky about the edges. To me with that much fabric it's...
  11. Re: Has anyone encountered your partner not being okay with gifts?

    Thanks again for all the advise. I think he's not used to giving to others than family. I freely give with my hobby and always have. It's a foreign concept to him. I'm not used to anyone entering my...
  12. Re: Has anyone encountered your partner not being okay with gifts?

    Thanks, I appreciate the responses. I make small projects but no more than a baby quilt for co-workers. I don't invest money, but maybe it is the time, I never thought of it that way. We're...
  13. Has anyone encountered your partner not being okay with gifts?

    Now that the guy I live with understands the cost behind quilting, he doesn't like when I give quilting gifts to co-workers. I see it as I'm not spending money due to I have a huge stash. Has anyone...
  14. Re: Story from a Kansas State Highway Patrol officer 👮

    I agree, funny. Much needed, after recent events. I actually work in El Paso close to where the latest shooting happened. It's so tense here. No one here is blaming the gun, just the crazy guy who...
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    Re: Rise in cotton batting prices

    I have noticed the price of batting. I need a new roll. I bought mine from Joann's in 2012 and paid 100$ now you can't use coupons and they don't offer warm and natural rolls. Now it's 200$, our...
  16. Re: Garment Sewing Advice for a Beginner

    Hi, I was taught garment sewing by a pro and I would tell you most important finish your seams. I've made quite a few items, take the extra time to sit zag edges. For example, curves instead of...
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    Re: Overwhelmed newbie

    Welcome from NM, I've been quilting for 15 years. Always learning. My go to pattern is yellow brick road. I've taught many including my daughter with that pattern. Greetings and good luck
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    Re: Lets Talk Chairs

    I gave my adjustable office chair to my bf and use a metal fusion fold up chair. No issues and I have siatica, it always keeps my back straight. Just what works for me
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    Re: You know it's hot when.......

    Happy birthday 🎂🎈🎉
  20. Re: Beta testers needed for new MSQC Shipping program

    Thanks for your hard work. I've never had a complaint about your shipping and appreciate your daily deals. I lived in Germany for a few years while I was married to a soldier and I always got my...
  21. Re: Programs for those in need... not me. well, maybe not.

    This thread hits home for me. My oldest daughter lives off our state. I get so irritated. I pay for everything, she's capable of working. She's not talking to me anymore because I always tell her she...
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    Re: Binding question

    I haven't seen it mentioned. If you don't clip your corners it makes the corners look funky. You trim the backing and batting on the diagnial..not the binding. When folding either way it should look...
  23. Thread: Muslin

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    Re: Muslin

    I use Modas often and love it
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    Re: Saturday Morning Hellos! :)

    Good morning. I had a night, we rescued a dog on the 4th that was left at a rest stop. She's wonderfully behaved but woke me up last night to go out a few times. I feel like I have a newborn again...
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    Re: Need a bit of inspiration.

    Mines fabric. I own lots of precuts, I shop those. I have a few I'm ready to use but promised myself I would finish a few first. Then I do a pattern I haven't done. I haven't done a Chevron yet or a...
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