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  1. Re: regular and even hand quilting stitches

    Hi Renate! It can be frustrating to practice and practice hand quilting but still not be happy with the results. Here are a few things that I have done to help with getting the stitches small and...
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    Re: Probably the WORST DAY OF MY LIFE

    My deepest sympathy to you and to her family.
  3. Re: "Shimmering Triangles" - Anyone Made This Quilt Pattern?

    I'd love to make one of these, but it looks like quite the undertaking, especially since the color placement is so important. IMO, the version given on the L'Air blog is much less successful than...
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    Re: Please help clear up my confusion...

    When I first started quilting many, many years ago, I pre-washed, air dried, and ironed everything, because that was The Rule, and you weren't a real, serious quilter unless you did that. There were...
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    Re: Silly Geese quilt

    I made a Silly Geese lap quilt, and thought Jenny's technique gave great results. I think you'll be very happy with how your quilt turns out. For a lap sized quilt my notebook indicates I used 2...
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    Re: My 3 Dudes quilt

    I love the blue and white; you did a great job! I foresee many beautiful quilts in your future!
  7. Thread: bento box

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    Re: bento box

    I'll be interested to see what you come up with. I've done a couple of the Chopped Block quilts and really enjoyed them, but I'm having a hard time imagining how it would look with that many random...
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    Re: Isacord thread question

    I love the Isacord for FMQ, and so does my machine. Give it a try, and see what kind of results you get on your sewing machine!
  9. Re: In a sewing funk and need a kick in my......................!!

    It sounds as though you have plenty going on in your life right now as it is. Quilting/sewing or any other hobby should be fun and make you feel energized and satisfied: if you aren't feeling like...
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    Re: Kaffe Fassett Funky Stripes Quilt Kit

    That is a good deal--don't you love when that happens? It's a fun quilt, I hope you'll post photos when you finish it.
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    Re: Surprise Quilt for a Friend

    What an incredible quilt! The placement of the colors is amazing, and really makes this quilt a work of art. I'm sure your friend will treat it as the treasure it is!
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    Poll: Re: What does your floor look like?

    I'm pretty good about putting clipped threads in the little bag I tape to my sewing table, but the snips of fabric usually end up in a pile on the edge of my cutting table, which I try to gather up...
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    Re: Moda Bakeshop

    I always go to Moda Bakeshop when I have some precuts and no idea what I want to do with them. I found one of my current favorite patterns there, and so far have made 2 quilts with it and at least...
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    Re: Free Pattern - Anita's Arrowhead

    What a fun technique! Looks like I may have to add this one to my list, too. Thanks for posting the link!
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    Re: Quilt Guild vs. Bee

    Also, if you are handling money, especially if you are talking about doing shows, you may need to register and have a tax ID number. You need to find out what the laws are in your state. There's a...
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    Re: And then there's this happy one....

    "Happy" is the perfect word! This is a gorgeous quilt, and the sashing really adds to it.
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    Re: My first finish for 2015

    I love these colors! What pretty quilt this is, and the quilting looks great!
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    Re: My Quatrefoil Quilt is done

    So, so lovely! You did a great job, and the quilting is just right.
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    Re: Transport quilt using Accuquilt cutter

    That's adorable, they're lucky boys!
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    Re: Double Slice/Double Nine

    What a great idea with the sashing! This turned out great!
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    Re: top done...after 2 years!

    That's glorious! It's a beautiful work of art; congratulations. Isn't it a great feeling to finish something that you've been working on for so long, and have it turn out so...
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    Re: Busy Bee, that's been me....

    Wow, "busy" is the right word! Lots of beautiful things the you've been making!
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    Re: Dresden plate.

    I love this! What a great, creative way to use the Dresden plate.
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    Re: Binding Star

    What fun fabrics! Can't wait to see this finished.
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    Re: Quilts for Friends Picture heavy

    What lucky friends! These are great, and a wonderful way to learn.
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