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Coming out of lurkdom again.
I'm back. I've been lurking in the background since my step father passed away. I didn't feel like sewing anything at all, and a bit too sad to comment here, so I just read messages when I felt li...
11 years ago 6
 
about the reliability of Berninas; mine anyway
Well, the shop to which I take the machine for maintenance [not the one I bought it from] called. He said if it were me, I'd trade it; it just relapsed again! So I'm getting a new model; not qu...
11 years ago 7
 
Color test
Linda posted this on the Quiltersbee list. I thought you all might be interested Jane in NE Ohio ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Here is a color test for all quilters. ...
11 years ago 69
 
OT:A case can be made for books
Here is what I have been doing lately. We recently switched functions on 2 rooms in our first floor and made the necessity of book storage a rather pressing need. So, down to the room of doom in the...
11 years ago 24
 
wrist pincushions
I moved the furniture in the living room, and it's really awkward now to reach for pins and threaded needles while I do stitching in the evenings! Thus, I have made a couple of wrist pincushions, a...
11 years ago 1
 
quilty stuff
Well, while I was without a computer I did a bunch of fabric fondling and cutting. I really like all the scrappy quilts done by Bonnie Hunter at www.quiltville.com .And I like her system of cuttin...
11 years ago 3
 
OT~I'M BBAACCKKKKK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I am so glad for you to see ME! 'Puter was on the frits. Oh All right I guess I made it sick but DH saved it. He fanagles things, techNICKEL things that I have trouble understanding. (But th...
11 years ago 6
 
Yo yos have arrived
I told you a few weeks ago that a friend from church was going to give me a bunch of yoyos that her mom had made a long time ago. Well, she brought them over this week, holy cow, there's tons of 'e...
11 years ago 5
 
phew! looks like I'm back!
Well looks like I am back up and running. My old laptop contracted a virus and died. Still trying to get this new one set up and loaded with stuff. Thankfully, I now have email and newsgroups bac...
11 years ago 2
 
OT:Totally OT--Cosumer Reports and DVD-R
Waaay off topic, but if anyone knows, it's someone here. Our DVD-R unit died (it was an LG--Boooo!). We're looking for a new one, one that will record and also dub VHS tapes to DVD. Question #1...
11 years ago 8
 
OT Speaking of weather and such
The Sydney and Hunter region areas, and probably those in between and surrounding, have been hit by winter again! Wet and windy, pretty much since Tuesday night. Forecast to last until sometime Sat...
11 years ago 1
 
Not to be missed exhibition of Quilts
I just thought I would give people a heads up about a first ever exhibition of a number of outstanding quilts from the Collection of the D A R ( Daughters of the American Revolution) quilts collecti...
11 years ago 9
 
World's Worst Quilts
This was a bit of a giggle. Since people who entered this contest did so voluntarily I hope it doesn't offend anyone. I also hope there is nobody who might later have been given such a quilt! http:...
11 years ago
 
Join the Huggers
When Hurricane Gustav was coming at us, I took my very own precious, beloved Hug and carefully put it out of harm's way. I pulled it around me and snuggled its messages around me first. (Onc...
11 years ago 7
 
Quilters Mourn Loss.....
The quilting world has suffered a tremendous loss. Helen Kelly, known for her amazing quilting, teaching, and writing talent died this week. Among her many accomplishments, Helen was well-known fo...
11 years ago 9