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HUG Quilts
Do we ever see any of the finished Hug Quilts these days - just wondering. It used to be so nice to go to that site and see them all, but I realize that was a lot of work to keep on ... it was much...
5 years ago 15
 
I need a manual for an Necchi Alco a709-5
I found a portable Necchi Alco a709-5 machine but not familiar with this machine. I fix donated machines to give to young or needy sewers. Mostly I have stuck to Singers but this was a curbside find...
5 years ago 1
 
Back again and how YOU found me
Years ago I used to be a regular on this group. I lived in Atlanta (Atlanta Gang) at the time. For the past 7 years it has been France and in January it will be Berlin. This morning I got this message...
5 years ago 5
 
OT Apples, Spike, and a raccoon
So we processed a half bushel of apples the other day and as a space saving measure set a crock pot cooking apple butter on a counter upstairs. You see my kitchen is an add on to the house, and...
5 years ago 6
 
Little Foot foundation packets
Wondering if anyone has used them before? Wondering of anyone has a Hunter's Star packet in their stash they no longer want and would consider rehoming it? Have a peace-filled/piece-filled day, Ginger...
5 years ago 3
 
PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL QUILT EXTRAVAGANZA XXI
I'm not going to be there in time for this one, but if it is an annual event I'll do my utmost to go in 2015. Lizzy still in Heywood UK, soon to be in State College PA Yes this is a annual event. UK...
5 years ago 2
 
Fall Wall Hanging Done
My fall flowers wall hanging is done. It came out pretty good but was a little disappointed because I made the leaves a little bigger than necc essary for the size of flowers used. One stem was too...
5 years ago 3
 
My pfaff 7550 foot won't go down easily. I can help it down but it doesn't go
down by itself. Is there some thing I can clean or oil to make it work? I don't know. My first thought would be to check carefully for something that is in the way. My second thought would be to take...
5 years ago 1
 
Fall Flower Wall Hanging and More
Just finished a small crib quilt top with baby design prints in pinks, greens, yellows and a few baby blues. These were 10 inch blocks which I c ut into 5 inch squares, then put an inner border of...
5 years ago
 
Can you see me
David has just been and put me on Aioe News Shirley I see you just fine from here in Shropshire, Shirley. Great! Pat on the green I see you from the hot high desert of so cal. Thank you David! Taria...
5 years ago 11
 
Sewing machines recommended for quilting and doing general sewing???
What do you like about your machine and/or dislike? Which machines would you stay away from and why? Live in the USA and am not real mechanically minded!! Are those of you with electronic machines...
5 years ago 3
 
Flower Garden Quilt is Done
Hello All, Just wanted to tell you all that my flower garden quilt top is finished . I put the inner and outer border on yesterday. Sorry no pictures to show. Each block had a different floral print...
5 years ago
 
Rich vs. poor
I have been rereading the book "Quilts/their story and how to make them" that I talked about in my recent post, or at least the history portion, as I find that part very interesting. One thing that it...
5 years ago 5
 
Bye for now.
Well dear friends it looks as if I shall be losing you. My ISP have said they are dropping Usenet in 5 days time. I asked them if they were dropping the amount I pay since I am losing part of the...
5 years ago 5
 
old vs new quilting books
I have 2 different quilting books on my Kindle e-reader, one called "Quilts/Their Story and how to make them" by Marie D Webster, published in 1916, that I got from The other called "Quilting...
5 years ago 2