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Valley of the Sun Quilters   Off-Topic Chat

Started 8/20/15 by KSCarolyn; 1926246 views.
MarciainMD

From: MarciainMD

9/2/19

My surgery is Sept. 10.  And yes, DGS is a ball of energy!  I can't wait to see him!

MarciainMD

From: MarciainMD

9/2/19

I like your mini quilt but I can tell I wouldn't have the patience or dexterity to try it.

  • Edited September 2, 2019 4:16 pm  by  MarciainMD
judyinohio

From: judyinohio

9/2/19

Suze, that is lovely!!  What are the dimensions on this piece that made the hideous Sponge Bob fabric disappear?

Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)

9/2/19

its quite small...with the borders its 12.5"x 14"...

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

9/2/19

Oh, I've made two of those!  They are just so delightful!  You have complete control over whether you want to mix, match, coordinate any and all of the fabrics used, as well as the color of the zippers!

I remember when I first "discovered" the pattern there were two versions and there was a HUGE hullabaloo over adherents to one version or the other.  As I remember, the two patterns were darn near identical.  There were accusations of plagiarism, cheating, and downright nastiness.  It was all very entertaining when one was looking from afar.

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

9/2/19

OOOOHhhhh, that sounds like fun ... a cat fight in the world of fabric!  When was that??

Patty was here a couple of months ago, and we made a quick stop at a LQS where they were selling the pattern and advertising the class.  They had some great samples on display (one in Christmas fabrics!) and I signed up Sandy and me for the class.  Patty said that Carolyn had already made one of the bags, and she was done with it, so she gave her pattern to Patty -- but at the time of this visit she had not made a bag herself yet.  Carolyn said that it was kind of complicated and/or fussy, so we'll see when we take the class.  

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

9/2/19

I know you wish you were here.  We do too.  Bob would just have one more crazy quilter to contend with.  He has gone to the shooting range and golf course, hardware store, car wash, chauffered  us to dinner, watched TV in the bedroom to escape, trimmed a couple trees, put up a new smoke detector, lubricated the garage door  and played with the dogs.  Hasn't complained about us quilters.

Mishii

From: Mishii

9/2/19

Suze (casuzenn) said:

do you have gel pads under your quilting machine? can you get one of those saddle seats that rolls to help take the pressure off your feet? or maybe convert to a sit down table??

Yes, tried it, no.

I have plantar fasciitis, achilles fasciitis, heel spurs, and then I messed up the tendons on the side of my feet trying to protect my heels.  Whoopsy

I refused to explore surgery when discussing treatment options with my last doctor so I don't really know what kind.  I do know that you have to be totally non weight bearing for about 12 weeks and that doesn't really work for me.

I didn't take the appropriate precautions so today I'm paying for it.  I knew better.

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