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Placement of sewing machine by Jane MacDonald
Glacier My husband is making me a sewing table, just a piece of countertop with a hole cut out, in which to set the sewing machine. The problem I have with my present cabinet is that I can't sit directly in front of the needle, but have to "lean to the left" to sew. I also find that the needle...
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January 10th 06 01:20 PM
by SNIGDIBBLY Go to last post
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OT Humour - Written & Spoken English by CATS
If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world. After trying the verses, a Frenchman said he'd prefer six months of hard labour to reading six lines aloud. Try them yourself.
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May 11th 07 08:46 AM
by Jessamy Go to last post
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Time for another Roll Call? by Sally Swindells
Following the discussions on who everyone is, it might be time for another Roll Call. So here goes. Retired 9 years ago to the Suffolk coast in Eastern England so am of advanced years!! Two grown up children, neither still at home. Richard 35 this year has
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June 2nd 09 09:33 PM
by Patti Go to last post
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Polly's gators by Sandy Foster
Okay, we'll all have to get busy here. One of Polly's gators is getting so hungry for inept medical staff, rotten salespeople, etc., that it tried to ring a doorbell to enter a home! I saw it on the news this morning.... -- Sandy in Henderson, near Las Vegas my ISP is earthlink.net -- put...
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June 29th 06 03:56 PM
by Bonnie Patterson Go to last post
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a new development in Scotland by Jack Campin - bogus address
The ban on smoking in public places in Scotland came into force today. I was playing at an afternoon folk session, the difference was amazing (mainly, people talk much more quietly when they're not smoking, so we could hear what we were doing a lot better - more details in a post I made to...
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April 3rd 06 04:07 PM
by SNIGDIBBLY Go to last post
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other possible machines by CNYstitcher
What about these?? http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.gsp?product_id=2443174#long_descr http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.gsp?product_id=3609916#long_descr of course, this was the first one I looked...
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March 29th 05 10:20 AM
by Kate Dicey Go to last post
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Local quilt show: observations by John
Let me start off with a disclaimer. If any of you are offended by my observations, then I am sorry. If you derive pleasure from the things I am commenting on, then go ahead and continue to enjoy them. My opinions are my own, and "might" coincide with others, or maybe not. That stated, herein...
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August 21st 09 03:12 PM
by amy in CNY Go to last post
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Can I Play? by Wabbit4412
Hello, I've been lurking in this newsgroup for a very long time - several years. On occasion I do post a little tidbit however I'd like to "play" more. So, Can I Play here? Darlene
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September 17th 04 04:49 PM
by -=- Jennie-=- Go to last post
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Ethical question about quilt shows by Sunny[_2_]
I was admiring the gorgeous quilt that won the top prizes at this year's local guild quilt show a few weeks back today. It was made by one of the owners of the LQS here. I opined that picking the fabrics must have been really a hoot when she said that she hadn't picked any, it was a kit. OK, I...
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November 1st 07 05:37 AM
by Debra Go to last post
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OT proposed discussion: How did you learn to be a "woman" rather than a "girl"? by Tricia
No offense to our male readers/quilters, but this topic is weighing on my mind right now and needs discussing AFAIC....Also, right away, let me say, I know there is much more to being a woman than make up and hair styles and such. Those other (and yes, much more important) things AREN'T the things...
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September 1st 06 10:28 PM
by Witchy Stitcher Go to last post
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What do you like/don't you like about quilting? by \Pussywillow\ Volfie
I was piecing a block today and it occured to me that there are very specific parts of building a quilt that I like and very specific parts I don't like (or don't like as much). I like looking at patterns and designs and dreaming up quilts. I like finding, buying, washing, ironing, cutting the...
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February 8th 05 09:23 PM
by NightMist Go to last post
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OT Simple Pleasures by Pat in Virginia
I was away for a few days ... come back to some unfortunate news here, and some hurts too. Time for Life's Simple Pleasures!! What has made you happy this week? (If nothing has, no need to report ... just read a few notes and you too might realize you do have some little pleasures in your life...
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April 17th 05 02:27 AM
by Pat in Virginia Go to last post
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Copyright and stealing (ON topic) by Kathy Applebaum
I've been rather bothered over the last few days by the posts indirectly addressing copyright issues here. This is a subject that's been hashed over many times before, and not a lot that's new is ever added to this debate. Still, I feel I need to vent. I've seen several posts advocating the...
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October 31st 05 04:48 PM
by Johanna Gibson Go to last post
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ok - the story by Queen of Squishies
I have been pursuaded to make this public for the good of all. I didn't feel too good about it, because I was the main instrument, but heck, it wasn't my fault. I'm just too nice. : ) I got an email, and a follow-up phone conversation, from someone who was around 5 years ago. This woman...
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July 19th 05 01:29 PM
by Morag in Detroit Go to last post
102 1,524
Our Report Card by LN \(remove NOSPAM\)
This shows our activity on here. How did I drop to 4th most frequent poster? Huh? Must be cuz I take weekends off. LOL http://netscan.research.microsoft.com/Static/reportcard.asp?timespan=y&searchfor=rec.crafts.textiles.quilting&searchdate=08%2F06%2F2003 -- LN in NH a crazy quilter * hand...
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August 18th 03 05:54 PM
by Angela in Catland Go to last post
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Quick Quilt top dance by Diana Curtis
http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/lunamom44/detail?.dir=/10ee&.dnm=18f9.jpg&.src =ph SIL is coming to visit for two weeks, starting this Sunday. I thought it would be nice if she had a quilt to sleep under and then save me postage and the worry of sending it to New Brunswick by making her a very fast...
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April 21st 05 01:10 AM
by the black rose Go to last post
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Taking the Name of Camels in Vain by NightMist
OK, so last night I was showing a friend of DD1 how to design and piece a double wedding ring. We paused for supper, and then after we resumed and had just finished sample layouts of the paper templates on the muslin background and blocks of strip pieceing, when kiri came in with the things to...
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September 16th 04 01:41 PM
by Maureen Wozniak Go to last post
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World quilt help by Shona in NZ
Hello all, I have an idea and thought I might get some ideas from your collective wisdom. I have a friend who just loves world maps. He will sit for hours looking at the one hanging on his wall. So I thought it would be fitting to make him a world quilt of sorts. He REALLY likes my NZ critter...
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June 4th 04 10:36 AM
by harri Go to last post
101 1,379
What part of quilting do you enjoy the most? by Lynne Van
We've had this conversation before, but it's been awhile. Really, I have two questions: 1. What technique do you like the best (appliqué, piecing, paper piecing, etc.) Why? 2. What part of the quilting process do you enjoy the most?(design, fabric selection, piecing, quilting, etc.)Why? And...
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September 30th 03 12:46 AM
by Maureen Wozniak Go to last post
101 1,642
OT medicine costs killing me by Polly Esther
I am so reluctant to ask this since I know you are getting blasted with spam from drug dealers - but - our prescription bills are just overwhelming. Have any of you dared to order your medicines from Canada? We almost needed to go get a tire tool to unlock my jaws when I wrote a check for the...
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April 6th 04 07:24 PM
by sassy_q Go to last post
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