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OT: Book Recommendation
A new acquaintance loaned me a book she just finished reading. The title is "the Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shafer & Annie Barrows. It is absolutely delightful. I'm only ...
11 years ago 3
 
My Great Stash Clearing Project
I've been off list for a while but am back with what-I've-been-doing report. I'm a tad proud of myself so let me brag. I consider myself lucky that I have a foot in both quilting worlds. I love quilts...
11 years ago 28
 
Mat attack!
Hehehehe... I went to Hobbycraft to get some boxes for my thread (should be the last ones I need!), and they were having a sale. I bought a half price cutting mat: £12.99 rather than £24.99. Whee! T...
11 years ago
 
From today's paper
Our newspaper has an article today titled "Dear E-Friend. Can your cyber ties be strong, even when you've never met?". I think I'd probably answer, YES! It's a fairly lightweight article, with warning...
11 years ago 16
 
Cutting Mat questions
It seems that it's time to replace my cutting mats. They are not 'healing' any longer. Is this typical? They are about 6-8 yrs. old. For the most part I move around somewhat when I'm cutting - particu...
11 years ago 14
 
New Quiltville mystery
I don't know how many of you are fans of Bonnie Hunter and her Quiltville patterns. She has an enthusiastic following. Her third mystery quilt has begun, with the first clue posted. go to and click fr...
11 years ago 2
 
Re: Happy Dancing!
Finished the two quilts for next weekend's Christenings - well Keira's is Christening but Cody is 3 and is just accompanying brother! Robbie, their cousin and same age as Keira so sharing Christening,...
11 years ago 9
 
ISO Quilt Block History Book
Hi all, I am volunteering (along with other Guild members) one day a week at a local gallery to help prepare antique quilts & buttons for an exhibit that opens on Sept. 14th in Walnut Creek, CA. NAYY!...
11 years ago 8
 
ISO - for trade
Does anyone have fabric with people singing on it? I want to make a scrappy music quilt for my granddaughter. Her area of music is singing. I'm willing to trade you something for it. TIA Karen, Queen ...
11 years ago 14
 
reliability of Berninas
My three year old Bernina 145 is in the shop AGAIN. For a *week* this time, and when I have six quilts to quilt and free time for the week, of course [sigh!]. It's been one thing after another with th...
11 years ago 45
 
Singer hand crank
I have just got my grandmothers old Singer machine. How can I find out what model of machine it is? I have the serial number off the from of the machine. I am in the UK if that makes a difference. Tha...
11 years ago 3
 
Selsey Quilt Show Photos
Can be viewed at: at:> Looks like a great day. Some lovely quilts. Fay Hi Fay The Selsey Quilt Show is bi-annual and takes place over three days. If you start saving now you could make it to the 2010 ...
11 years ago 8
 
Some good news about my friend with the aneurysm
My friend has been discharged from the neurological hospital and admitted to a rehabilitation facility. Her husband says her expected stay is about a month. She has movement in all limbs, her speech i...
11 years ago 5
 
It begins
Hello everyone, Thanks to those kind people who sent kind thoughs about my less than optimal year. Building permit approved last week so we start building in a month. We hope. I have been busy with my...
11 years ago 8
 
International Quilt Festival Houston
just about 2 months away! anyone going? I will set up a database for this year on if y'all want me to. Probably won't be there on Friday or Saturday. We already have about 3 things going on each of th...
11 years ago 3