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  1. Hi Deb, I took the class many years ago at MQS but it was well worth the time and money.
  2. Really cute. You did a great job.
  3. Wow, all are beautiful. I hope you got full recognition for your quilting!!!!
  4. Lori, I'm sure the Quilt Path group would love to have you as a member. I have the IQ, when I bought my system Quilt Path was not available. They're both great systems, you can't go wrong with either. It just depends on what "bells and whistles" you're looking for and ease of operation.
  5. Beautiful!!!!! Hope spring is coming here soon.
  6. Wow, beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  7. Wow, look what happened over the weekend. I am amazed at the different block designs, can't wait to see the finished quilt. Betsy thank you for posting a pic of the blocks, so much "eye candy". Scrappy was the way to go!
  8. Beautiful. I love the story that if came from.
  9. I don't know how many dealers or members know Tony O'Tool. He is a member of the APQS Sales/Road Show team (APQS family). He also is involved with the development of this forum. His wife and him just had a baby delivered 7 weeks early, via emergency C-Section. Finley Anthony O'Tool weighted in at 3lbs 9oz. and 16in tall. He will spend a few weeks in the NICU, mom is doing fine and will probably be home today. I know there's a lot of you that would like to participate in Rita's quilt but the blocks are in. If the group chooses, Finley would probably be a candidate to receive an Angel Quilt. A baby quilt (or a mommy quilt) wouldn't take to many blocks so it would be fairly quick to make. If the group chooses and someone takes the lead, you could get the O'Tool's address or info from Dawn Cavanaugh.
  10. David, I'm sure your white will blend in, if not it can be saved for the next quilt. I know I sent a little extra white on white so you're covered. Cindy, thank you for offering to help. Rita needs lots of prayers and thoughts. We're asking those that can't make blocks or came in late to pray for her and her hubby known as "him". I don't know if Betsy needs funding to ship the quilt, you might message her. Hopefully, we can keep these "quilty hugs" going when forum members are need. We did this fairly regularly years ago and it sadly slipped away.
  11. Here you go. If you go to the online store here on the website and search "Flywheel Cover" it will come up. Price Your Price: $15.00 Availability: In Stock Quantity Description Hartley Flywheel Cover for thread path side of the machine Adhesive flywheel cover produced by Hartley Manufacturing specifically for APQS machines. Place the cover over the fly wheel on the thread path side of your machine to keep thread from catching on the flywheel and snarling inside the sewing head. NOTE: Late model machines already have a flywheel cover in place.
  12. I don't know which machine you have but this used to happen often before there were "fly wheel covers". Nigel and Oma both gave you good info. You can purchase flywheel covers from APQS or there used to be a quilter on here who made plexiglass covers but can't remember who. It's probably the best purchase I made.
  13. What a great project!
  14. Wow, talk about taking an idea and running with it, you all are wonderful. I know, I keep saying that but you are!!!!! Let's keep an eye out for others that may need a "quilty hug", in the future. Can't wait to see a pic of the quilt.
  15. Just finished my blocks. They will be in the mail on Monday. You all have me in happy tears. I haven't counted all the blocks but it looks like plenty for a nice sized quilt. I met Rita and him when I first started to quilt. We were in a class together, she was the life of the class. Since we were in her neck of the woods (NC) she kept wanting to do things for us. She's been through a lot medically, him too, I know she will treasure this quilt. Carol, we understand prayers are just as important as the quilt blocks. Betsy, keep us up to date on how you're doing and if you need help. I LOVE MY QUILTIE FRIENDS!