Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Page 1 of 6 1 2 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 54

Thread: Son's misfortune is Mommy's Gain

  1. #1
    Senior Member MoanaWahine's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Upstate SC
    Posts
    350

    Smile Son's misfortune is Mommy's Gain

    My 5 year old was playing with a 25' measuring tape and sprung the spring inside. Yes, he got scared and came running to mommy, but all I could think of was, Cool, now I do not have to go buy one for some Snap Bags that I want to make. Just had to take it apart to roll up the tape measuring tape so that I do not have a pile in my sewing room. Now to get the scraps out and get sewing. To much fun for me....
    Julie

  2. #2
    Super Member LivelyLady's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Western MA
    Posts
    2,662
    When life hands you a lemon, make lemonade.......and that's exactly what you did with a little help. LOL
    When you sleep under a quilt, you sleep under a blanket of love.

  3. #3
    Super Member athomenow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Pataskala, OH
    Posts
    1,435
    Good save! Son was probably glad you didn't have other plans for the tape measure.
    Debra

  4. #4
    Super Member sweetpea's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    southeast Kansas
    Posts
    1,453
    we knew that the boys are good for something. My son has one that he knock to end off. little dose he know that It is gone in my sewing room for me to do the same thing with.
    Scrapy quilts have more love in them.

  5. #5
    Super Member Val in IN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    IN
    Posts
    1,151
    Blog Entries
    1
    Give that boy a cookie! :-)

  6. #6
    Super Member dixiebelle162002's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    TN
    Posts
    2,377
    Blog Entries
    2
    It is a good thing that he has a quilter for a mom!! LOL Quilters know how to upcycle.
    Tomorrow is another day. Scarlett O'Hara

  7. #7
    Senior Member johanka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    central Minnesots
    Posts
    313
    Can I have him so he could do that to his grandpas tape?

  8. #8
    Super Member valsma's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    1,625
    Sometimes it is just impossible to find fault when they break something.

  9. #9
    Member kpelletier83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    81
    My husband just brought me a broken one to use. He took it all apart for me. It is a wide one though. Wondering if it is too wide. Well as soon as I get a chance I am going to try making a snap bag. My first.

  10. #10
    Senior Member CharlotteO's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Central Ohio
    Posts
    471
    i found a 4 pack of tape measures at Big Lots for 5 bucks. I don't like to tear up a new one, but at 4 for 5 bucks, I'll force myself.

Page 1 of 6 1 2 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.