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Thread: YAY! Boyfriend training!

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    Senior Member Prissnboot's Avatar
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    Last night I had been chain piecing a Hunter's Star quilt I just started working on, and I cut the pieces apart and showed him how to remove the pins, which he did quite well, I might add.

    This morning I showed him how to press seams while I chain pieced some more. He was a little hesitant, made all kinds of pressing comments, about how he was pressed for time, how the pressure was almost too much, he was getting steamed, etc., but he persevered and managed to press seams quite well while I sewed the next batch. When I was finished, I gave him a break and finished pressing while he removed the pins again. I had missed cutting one chain stitch holding two pieces together, and I told him exactly where to cut and he did that well too! This guy can be taught, but let's see how his information retention is after being distracted by life for a while.....

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    Yeah!!!
    There is hope!!!

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    You are sooo lucky...I was trying to get my husband to help even to get him to cut on the GO machine...Nope...he wants nothing to do with it...he did help me lay the quilt down on the floor to bast...but next time I think I will do it a different way so he will not have to.,...going to try the wall method.
    Quote Originally Posted by Prissnboot
    Last night I had been chain piecing a Hunter's Star quilt I just started working on, and I cut the pieces apart and showed him how to remove the pins, which he did quite well, I might add.

    This morning I showed him how to press seams while I chain pieced some more. He was a little hesitant, made all kinds of pressing comments, about how he was pressed for time, how the pressure was almost too much, he was getting steamed, etc., but he persevered and managed to press seams quite well while I sewed the next batch. When I was finished, I gave him a break and finished pressing while he removed the pins again. I had missed cutting one chain stitch holding two pieces together, and I told him exactly where to cut and he did that well too! This guy can be taught, but let's see how his information retention is after being distracted by life for a while.....

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    Teach him now, but keep him away from your machine or you just might create another monster!!

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    Too cute I love my hubby but he would not know how to fold a piece of paper and I am not being mean love the Guy. I am so impressed that you sweetie is willing to quilt with you

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    Now, can you get him to pick up his dirty socks?.......LOL

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    LOL Seeee we can learn!
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    It is great that he is willing to help you :D:D:D

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    You said Boyfriend? Right? Wonder when it gets beyond boyfriend, if he'll keep up the good work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ritacarl
    You said Boyfriend? Right? Wonder when it gets beyond boyfriend, if he'll keep up the good work.
    Next week's his birthday and I'm giving him a user's manual including how to keep me happy, because as we all know, if Mama ain't happy, ain't Nobody happy!

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