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Thread: Chat
12/12/2016 08:54:29

measure twice, cut once. Use a pattern. sew accurately . frog stitch. tidy off loose threads.

None of the above.

cut as you go, guess size, chop off bits that dont fit, white hot needle and burning thread, crows nest, gather it a bit, the back wont show . that'll do.

All of those.

My Christmas tree skirt.wink


Thread: PP Birthday Club 2016
03/12/2016 10:57:11

Rosemary, hope yopu received my squishie, if not I will do another.


Thread: PP Birthday Club 2017
28/11/2016 10:23:33

rosemary, i hav PM you with my details.


Thread: Friendship Swap 2016/7
27/11/2016 12:31:32

Margaret, have poted your block . will wait till your arrival home to see if it has arrived. sorry iforgot to take a pic/ my camera is playing up.


Thread: Chat
27/11/2016 12:27:26

glad to hear Katy is progressing, hugs xx


Thread: PP Birthday Club 2016
27/11/2016 12:26:06

Rosemary, posted your birthda squishy yesterday, your postman-woman is going to be busy!


20/11/2016 11:47:28

Thankyou Rosemary.

Im in, whichever is decided, Im happy to use an already precut, but cutting a whole width straight might prove challenging to me, so Fionas idea is good.

Fiona, glad to hear there is some improvement. hughug 2


Thread: Can You Guess the book title?
20/11/2016 10:32:55

around the world in 80 days?, a tale of two cities?. charlottes web?, im probably rubbish at this, but thats my interpretation.

what a great idea.


Thread: PP Birthday Club 2016
15/11/2016 16:15:54

Jayne, you must have been reading my mind..


Thread: Chat
04/11/2016 15:03:45

my daughter saw this on her travels around europe. its a building in zaragoza spain. she said the buildings were 'insane' my first thought was 'quilt'


Thread: Mariners compass
31/10/2016 10:08:40

there is a mariners compass in the dec 2010 issue, article not pattern, but domt know if that will help.


Thread: Chat
28/10/2016 14:40:58

grrr !!!

blasted machine is playing up. Ive changed thread, needle, rethreaded several times.. top thread keeps snapping, as it loops below. I suspect there might be a hiccup with the bobbin. had to finish halloween skirt thing by hand, as need it tonight. I will have to review things when i have a calm mind.


Diane, hope everything sorts itself out, it must be maddening.. breathe....


27/10/2016 12:42:02

delighted to see you again Katy. take care, i echo everyones comments, things have waited for a while, so a few more days wont hurt.smiley


18/10/2016 18:47:25

Sue, glad your stitches are out, I understand your relief, it took 3 months for my wound to heal up suitably.

Katy, have been thinking of you , I do hope you are feeling better soon.

Fiona, hope you are in a good place.

Hugs and wishes to all, for any and every reason.


17/10/2016 08:50:48


I have a ruler with slots in at half inch intervals up to 6 1/2 ". make dur*edge. pretty sure it wasnt that expensive,        I do find it helpful as i'm not the greatest with accuacy, it is easy ( matter of opinion as to what easy is  i guess )  to use when cutting several strips from one piece of fabric, providing your maths is ok ( ive messed up on a copuple of occasions)

It can be awkward to put your rotary cutter in the slot, but if you dont rush its ok. I also find that I drag the cutter against the plastic when trying to get it in the slot if im'm honest, and this may or may not help to blunt the blade. Other makes may have different qualities.

hope this helps.


Edited By maria hewitt on 17/10/2016 08:56:32

05/10/2016 17:57:30

Jayne, so lovely to hear, my eyes are tingling


03/10/2016 09:12:34

Back to watching flight radar, following dd to brisbane via singapore, always like to know they arrive safely. clock

ds not feeling well today, I think the excitement? of fending for himself last week has caught up with him.frown

sending hugs to everyone, regardless of whether needed or not... always nice to have a hug.


01/10/2016 14:05:29

Oh Pam, so painful, so easy to clip your toes on things, It also reminded me of when dh and i were learning to dance, he was always stubbing my toes with his shoes, I had to stick my toenail up with sticky tape and several layers of nail varnish, I had a permanent split nail.

Back for my week in North Cornwall, far too much rain/drizzle and haarg (cornish mist), but the dog made us laugh, she went absolutely bonkers racing around on the beach, never had so much space, and then she dived in the stream like a seal to try and recover some pebbles DH threw in !.dog

(DS survived...why was i worried, although a few more days may have been interesting wink 

just need a bit of sun now to catch up with the


Thread: PP Birthday Club 2016
01/10/2016 13:51:37

Lexie, have you recieved my squishie?

i sent at the same time as the others, I can send another if it hasnt shown up.. Maria.

Thread: Map Quilts
01/10/2016 13:47:10

ooh dear, looks like my map has gone by the wayside, never mind, I was struggling a bit even with the idea stage to be honest.


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