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Old 02-26-2008, 04:45 PM   #1
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For those of you that quilt...
Good afternoon,
I have been looking for some moose/bear fabric for curtains... I came across this site: http://www.rushintailor.com/index.php?osCsid=898190dbd0f7869154ca1003d0dca35a. Have any of you ordered from them. I love their fabric.. but always hesitate ordering from a company that I am unfamiliar.. silly I know. Thank you,
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Old 02-26-2008, 07:50 PM   #2
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I lived there
I lived in Anchorage AK for 14 yrs. I did order on line from that store last year from where I live now. I got my order fast. It's a real place. I trust it. Good luck.
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Old 02-27-2008, 09:42 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Quiltlady View Post
I lived in Anchorage AK for 14 yrs. I did order on line from that store last year from where I live now. I got my order fast. It's a real place. I trust it. Good luck.
Thank you so much! I am going there now (well not really going, although I would like to sometime)
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Old 02-27-2008, 10:25 AM   #4
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Done, Yay! Now comes the stalking of the mailman.
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Old 02-27-2008, 11:53 AM   #5
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Do you ladies hand quilt or machine quilt? I have a friend who lives in Yorktown, VA and she quilts and says that at a quilt show last week she saw few examples of hand quilting. She hand quilts and says it has become kind of a dying art she thinks.
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Old 02-27-2008, 11:59 AM   #6
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My mother is an avid quilter...I think I took up knitting to rebel against her
She does hand sew all of her quilts, with the exception of a few...I do have some of her quilts that she made for myself and my babies....i have noticed that with handmade quilts, they tend to hold up better...machine quilts tend to fluff up in weird areas sometimes....
Plus with hand sewned quilts you can sew really nice patterns onto the quilts....


yes, it is a dying art....you need alot of patience to hand sew...it takes a long time..my youngest is four months and she is just now finishing his quilt but well worth the wait.
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Originally Posted by nonny2t View Post
Do you ladies hand quilt or machine quilt? I have a friend who lives in Yorktown, VA and she quilts and says that at a quilt show last week she saw few examples of hand quilting. She hand quilts and says it has become kind of a dying art she thinks.
Nonny, I agree with your friend - at the quilt shows that I have gone to recently machine quilting seems to be very popular. I myself love hand quilting. It is alot like knitting.. in that it is a very "peaceful" thing to do. Very relaxing..calming after a long day at work. I also like the look of handquilting better (MPO)

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