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Topic: Quilt Block Swap Round 4 (Sign Ups Closed, Sendouts 9/30)  (Read 29383 times)
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« Reply #180 on: September 03, 2013 07:50:39 AM »

Eep! Sorry I've been so quiet, all! SOOO much going on Craftster with the Cross-Category Challenge and everything else. I have less time for catching up on my personal threads!! I'm hoping to get in my craft room starting tonight! Smiley
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« Reply #181 on: September 06, 2013 09:35:45 AM »

Hi guys!  Sorry I have been missing.  I had some issues, and was in the hospital and dealing with some junk.  I have bought all my fabric, and I will be working on blocks starting Monday!
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« Reply #182 on: September 06, 2013 11:01:37 AM »

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« Reply #183 on: September 06, 2013 01:17:01 PM »

Greetings Everyone,
Am out of town right now, getting my daughter to college. I will be back in texas on the 10th.

I know I have gotten one package, but hubby didnt recall from where. So I can post that when I get back to town.

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« Reply #184 on: September 08, 2013 11:28:10 AM »

I've gotten a big ass gum infection, with a fever and penicillin... -.- (at least the pain killers started to work again) Hopefully I'll be on my feet soon, but I've been out of it pretty much since Thursday. Just wanted to let you guys know. This may definitely put me at a risk of running late in the end, as I've lost days of crafting, but I'm still hoping. If I do run late, you can trust me to carry through as soon as I'm able. Since I also have chronic stomach issues, I might not be able to function properly until the penicillin cure is over, and/or I'm able to eat solids again. Or open my mouth enough to use an actual spoon. :-| FML.
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« Reply #185 on: September 08, 2013 12:42:34 PM »

I've gotten a big ass gum infection, with a fever and penicillin... -.- (at least the pain killers started to work again) Hopefully I'll be on my feet soon, but I've been out of it pretty much since Thursday. Just wanted to let you guys know. This may definitely put me at a risk of running late in the end, as I've lost days of crafting, but I'm still hoping. If I do run late, you can trust me to carry through as soon as I'm able. Since I also have chronic stomach issues, I might not be able to function properly until the penicillin cure is over, and/or I'm able to eat solids again. Or open my mouth enough to use an actual spoon. :-| FML.

Sounds pretty miserable! Hope you're better soon!
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« Reply #186 on: September 08, 2013 03:14:40 PM »

I took a mini break to do some altered puzzle pieces for another swap.  I plan on starting up quilt blocks again this week.  Smiley
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« Reply #187 on: September 09, 2013 11:07:25 AM »

oh Melladh--so sorry to hear that! Ouch! Illness has a most definite way of ruining our crafting plans...just focus on getting well!
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« Reply #188 on: September 15, 2013 06:11:24 AM »

Well I have now tried three different types of basting. And guess what? You will never guess it...

I don't like any of them LOL. Just pinning kills my back, since I have to do it on the floor.
Spray basting just seems to not hold as well as I would like.
Now hand basting with the boards on the kitchen table. My fingers hurt and I am not even half way done, at least I can say my back is not killing me yet.

If I didnt enjoy quilting them myself I would really think about sending them out to a long arm person LOL

Well no one ever said all things were enjoyable....

I will get at least this one basted today. The other one well perhaps next weekend, my fingers might be well by then. And yes I am using thimbles. Two different types. The reg metal and the little sticky pad type. Not really helping much LOL

ohhh okay that is my update/rant for today.

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« Reply #189 on: September 15, 2013 06:25:02 AM »

The pains we suffer through for our crafts Wink I'm just happy there's turned up a long arm service in this country now, I don't think there's been one here before. I might just check what the price will be for sending it away since I don't have the room to do it well myself. But I suspect it might be insanely costly. Things often are here. Cheesy (or rather I guess we never want to pay what we'd require as pay for our own time)
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