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Carol:
I am going to use my stash of Civil War fabrics that I have left over from making Barbara Brackman's Civil War Sampler in 2011. Actually, I had more than double the fabrics at the end of that quilt than when I started!!! 

 

That's what happened to me also Carol. I have the Sampler completed and just need to quilt it. Maybe next week. 


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Nana replied on Sun, Aug 25 2013 12:41 PM

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Glad that you have joined us.  We are going to have lots of fun.

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Judy T-Bellingham:

Carol:
I am going to use my stash of Civil War fabrics that I have left over from making Barbara Brackman's Civil War Sampler in 2011. Actually, I had more than double the fabrics at the end of that quilt than when I started!!! 

 

That's what happened to me also Carol. 

Bahaha.  I was kind of thinking of picking up fabrics as I went along, but maybe that's a bad idea.  :)  Oh, I need to go ahead and decide on fabrics soon, I know!  

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Carolyn (CarolBeau):
Oh, I need to go ahead and decide on fabrics soon, I know!  

 

My book is supposed to arrive tomorrow. Then I'll have a better idea of which of my fabrics to use. I hope.


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Bonita replied on Mon, Aug 26 2013 2:49 PM

My book came today along with the matching tote, I needed the 6 bucks to get the free shipping. It's quite large with a zipper at the top. Now to see if I have any thing to use as a background.

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Nana replied on Mon, Aug 26 2013 4:30 PM

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I got the tote as well.  It is really very nice.

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Mimi replied on Mon, Aug 26 2013 4:51 PM

Bonita and Nana,  I got two totes, one for me and one for my Secret Santa.  Thought I'd fill it will all the things she loves.

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Roxana replied on Mon, Aug 26 2013 5:16 PM

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Bonita and Nana,  I got two totes, one for me and one for my Secret Santa.  Thought I'd fill it will all the things she loves.

Mimi, I got a second too.... To fill with lots of fun things for my gift at the Branson Retreat! I hate wrapping presents!

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Karla replied on Mon, Aug 26 2013 9:46 PM

I got 2 also, when I cancelled the book that was holding my book back, I ordered 2 totes instead.

 

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Hey, got my book today and a tote.  Will be ordering another later.

 

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Jacy replied on Mon, Aug 26 2013 11:15 PM

I was really tempted to order that tote too. It's good to hear that everyone is liking them, I'm sure one will end up at my house before too long!

 

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Got my Loyal Union Sampler book. Tomorrow I'll take it down to the local print and copy shop. They only charge me a $1 to slice, very thinly, off the binding and 3-hole punch the book. I like putting it in a 3 ring binder. I also received Sylvia's Bridal sampler and will do the same with it.


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Leslie replied on Tue, Aug 27 2013 9:35 PM

WooHoo, got my book today also, almost ordered the tote but changed my mind   drats:(

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Roxana replied on Tue, Aug 27 2013 9:45 PM

Judy T-Bellingham:

Got my Loyal Union Sampler book. Tomorrow I'll take it down to the local print and copy shop. They only charge me a $1 to slice, very thinly, off the binding and 3-hole punch the book. I like putting it in a 3 ring binder. I also received Sylvia's Bridal sampler and will do the same with it.

Judy, that's a great idea only I think I would like to put mine in sheet protectors.of course, we don't have a local print shop near where I live but I can find one. Thanks!

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Sue replied on Wed, Aug 28 2013 11:04 AM

Judy, that's a fantastic idea!  I'll have to see if our local shop will do that.

I've also decided to wait for the quilt show in Houston to get more fabrics.  I think I have enough to get started, now where did I put that camera?

More later.

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