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Cleaning my old Singer sm by Leslie& The Furbabies in MO.
My poor ol' 1950 Singer 15-91 spent 3 years in the garage with Missouri's heat and cold and high humidity. It has this thick, brown-ish colored, sticky, greasy feeling film on it- it's much like the cooked-on grease you sometimes see on the bottom of frying pans. Any thoughts on some thing...
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September 17th 10 11:35 PM
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Update by GrammyKathy[_3_]
Would you believe that DH made $14.00 to much to get help on the power bill!!! Thanks to all your prayers the Power Co took a partial payment and we get to keep our power. BUT found out that the rent check bounced so now we have to deal with the landlady who is one of those 'I want my money now...
September 17th 10 11:00 PM
by Sartorresartus Go to last post
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Which end of the thread to knot??? by Leslie& The Furbabies in MO.
From Superior Threads' September Newsletter- Question: When hand appliquéing or hand quilting, there is a school of thought that says you pull the thread off of a spool and knot the end you cut while others say you pull the thread off of a spool and knot the end you pull. The notion is that...
September 16th 10 02:53 PM
by Allison Go to last post
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Sometimes I Wish There Really Were Quilt Police by Maureen Wozniak
"Sir, do you know why I pulled you over today? No, sir, it's about what is in the back of your pickup truck. No, sir, not the Ikea book case. What is that covering the book case? No, that is not just an old 'blanket' from your grandmother's closet, sir. It's an Ohio Star Quilt. And I'm...
September 16th 10 01:50 PM
by Maureen Wozniak Go to last post
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Been absent/ very long with prayer requests by GrammyKathy[_3_]
I lost the quilting bug and because of depression I have not been reading or posting much in any of my groups so I thought I would try and catch you up. I lost the quilting bug over one little quilt. We are planing on moving to Arkansas soon and have e filed for pemanent disability thru the VA. ...
September 16th 10 01:49 PM
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OT bizarre bazzar by Dr. Zachary Smith
On Sep 12, 11:55*pm, "Polly Esther" wrote: Did I spell that right? * * I'm puzzled. * * The little group for Newborns in Need is permitted a booth at some local October bazaar 'if' they offer crocheted kitchen items. * * ( I don't particularly know that anybody...
September 15th 10 06:11 PM
by Dr. Zachary Smith Go to last post
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OT waaaay OT by NightMist
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20727774.600-do-egyptian-mummies- have-a-right-to-privacy.html I have long wondered if there is a point at which a respected scientist becomes a common grave robber. Is it a matter of how old the grave is? If the robber in question has a PhD can they ravage...
September 15th 10 02:22 PM
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fun guild program by Taria
The guild had a really fun program/trunk show yesterday. The gal was a sister to one of our members. http://home.comcast.net/~rkcampau/ Her work is very happy. She makes a lot of pieces. I was impressed and inspired. She has a blog link too. She is from MI so maybe folks in that part of...
September 15th 10 02:30 AM
by Taria Go to last post
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I can now show the whole thing! by Sunny[_2_]
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4987776576/in/[email protected]/ My Secret Swap Partner got the quilt I mailed, finally! I'm so excited because now I can A) breathe and B) show the photo of the whole thing, which was supposed to be secret until received. I linked to her photo cuz it's...
September 15th 10 02:19 AM
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OT for hummingbird lovers. by Gen
This is incredible. If you like hummers, you'll love this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7xBLvMIBZU -- Gen http://community.webshots.com/user/Coren920
September 14th 10 03:34 PM
by Taria Go to last post
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Lost Heroes Art Quilt on display until Sept. 15 by Otis Willie PIO The American War Library
Lost Heroes Art Quilt on display until Sept. 15 http://www.theday.com/article/20100913/NWS09/309139901/1019&town= {EXCERPT} TheDay.com -- Groton - The Lost Heroes Art Quilt, an artist's tribute to fallen service members, will be on display at the Submarine Force Library and Museum until...
September 14th 10 04:26 AM
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back to quilting by Bobbie Sews More
Hope the move is smooth for you! Glad you will have more room for your sewing things. Barbara in SC
September 13th 10 04:18 PM
by Polly Esther[_5_] Go to last post
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buying Mettler thread online by Martha[_6_]
My local source of Mettler-thread-at-a-good-price has been sold, and the new store no longer does crafts. Would anyone have an online place to buy Mettler thread that they trust? Thank you! Martha
September 12th 10 11:25 PM
by Martha[_6_] Go to last post
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barn quilt questions by Mary
First, if you haven't yet seen the wonderful photos of giant quilt blocks painted on rural barns, tap "barn quilt photo" in your search engine and enjoy! I don't have a barn and I live in town, but I do have a garage, and want to replace the badly weathered "welcome" sign, which is a separate...
September 12th 10 04:29 AM
by Polly Esther[_5_] Go to last post
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NZ earthquake info by DiMa[_4_]
Hi all, I just received this amazing information from a dear friend in NZ and thought you might like to have a look at what they are going through. http://www.christchurchquakemap.co.nz/ The aftershocks are still going. We get a lull for a few hours and then another cluster of them, mostly...
September 11th 10 10:48 PM
by Carol in NZ Go to last post
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Welcome Home! (not o.t.) by Sunny[_2_]
A brand new Jem Gold came to live in my house today. I need something small and non-computerized to take to classes (and on trips that last longer than a week and we may have some coming up next year). I took my Pfaff to a class and ended up having to take her to the sewing machine doctor. So...
September 11th 10 09:54 PM
by Sunny[_2_] Go to last post
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Fire South of San Francisco by J*[_4_]
has anyone heard from any of the RCTQ people who live in that area? Marcella is one who lives down that way. cant recall who else. it is a massive massive fire. :( j.
September 11th 10 09:08 PM
by Taria Go to last post
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the more the merrier by Louise in Iowa[_2_]
You're an enabler! The last thing I need is one more way to spend time at the computer (I'm on it too much as it is!), but it looks like this might have some real possibilities. Darn you! -- Louise in Iowa [email protected] dot com http://community.webshots.com/user/louiseiniowa On 9/11/2010...
September 11th 10 07:39 PM
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PNQE by idahoqltr
I am going to the Mancuso show in Greater Philly Expo Center next Thurs. and then on to visit my aunt in New Holland, PA. Anyone else going? I was going to go last year, but my travelling companion was sick the morning we were to leave and my daughter's father-in-law was tin the hospital,...
September 11th 10 06:27 PM
by AuntK Go to last post
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quilter dilemma by Taria
On the blog here for Sept. 9: http://sisterschoice.typepad.com/sisters_choice_quilts/ What a bad situation. I am glad I don't send my quilts out but for those that do communication is a big deal. Taria
September 11th 10 03:47 PM
by Alice in PA[_3_] Go to last post
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