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  1. When the cat's away....

    by , 02-27-2012 at 12:40 PM (LeslieFrost -- life in the woods of NW Wisconsin)
    My dear hubby is off to The Cities to do errands, have a couple of appointments, etc., and won't be back until TOMORROW! Why does this thrill me? I'm just glad to have the house to myself, I guess.....

    So........ The problem I have with this is that I have so many things that I COULD do, that I have trouble choosing where to start. Fabric shopping, yes. Grocery shopping, yes, have to. Library, yes, have to pick up reserved books. That's the afternoon and more! But then, I can
  2. Quilts for children's hospitals

    by , 02-27-2012 at 07:13 AM
    Go to This is a great organization that is distributing quilts to sick children in the United States. Sign up and help.
  3. Oodles of tutes!

    by , 02-27-2012 at 06:05 AM (I am learning more each day)
    Quote Originally Posted by RevPam View Post
  4. Tons and TONS of Links

    by , 02-27-2012 at 05:55 AM (I am learning more each day)
    Quote Originally Posted by bunniequilter View Post
    This will keep you surfing for a really really long time!
  5. Cantonese Dinner

    by , 02-27-2012 at 05:52 AM (I am learning more each day)
    Quote Originally Posted by #1piecemaker View Post
    I found this recipe in little booklet of recipes that came with my crockpot years ago. I tried it and loved it. I thought I would share.

    Cantonese Dinner

    1 1/2 lbs. pork steak, 1/2 inch thick, cut into strips
    2 T. oil
    1 large onion, sliced, 1 small green pepper, cut into strips
    1 (4 oz) can mushrooms, drained
    1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
    3 T. brown sugar
    1 1/2 T. vinegar
    1 1/2 tsp. salt
    2 tsp. Worchestershire sauce
  6. Fan mug rug

    by , 02-27-2012 at 05:42 AM (I am learning more each day)
    Quote Originally Posted by kwhite View Post
    This is the tute for the fan mug rug.

    Finished result
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    Start with wedges. These are 9 Degree, but any will work
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    Fold the top in half and sew across.
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    Turn them inside out and iron. Make sure the seam is in the middle.
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    I opened my seams inside of the point.
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  7. Need a recipe for beef vegetable soup

    by , 02-27-2012 at 05:39 AM (I am learning more each day)
    Quote Originally Posted by wantanaquilt View Post
    This a recipe my sister gave me yrs. ago and the only one we use now. Matter of fact I have cooked two pots since Jan. This goes good with grill cheese sandwiches or just crackers.

    Vegetable Beef Soup
    2 -sm. or 1 lg. frozen bag of mixed vegetables
    1-lg. can or bottle of the orginial V-8 juice
    2-15oz. cans diced tomatoes ( I use the Italain style)
    1-lg. or 2 sm. package of beef cubes
    Salt & Pepper to taste.
    Put mixed vegs.,canned
  8. Crock pot Chicken and Stuffing!

    by , 02-27-2012 at 05:21 AM (I am learning more each day)
    Quote Originally Posted by Damsel in DisDress View Post
    1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    3/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
    3/4 teaspoon black pepper
    4-6 boneless skinless chicken breast-about 1 to 1-1/2 pounds
    1/4 cup butter
    2 cans condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
    1 package (12 ounces) seasoned stuffing mix, plus ingredients to prepare mix

    1.Combine flour, seasoned salt, and pepper in large resealable plastic bag; add chicken, shake to coat.
    2.Melt butter in large skillet
  9. Hidden Treasures on the Quilt Board

    by , 02-27-2012 at 04:37 AM
    I got up bright and early this morning at 5:00 am and with coffee in hand started to read the digest for today. It's a little frustrating that the "new board" digest seems to have lots of repeats and not as many threads as the old one, so I started looking at the pictures section.

    I came across a wonderful thread started by Grammy Dwynn which I enjoyed enormously when she first posted it in July - the Scrappy Quilt Show. Since she started it, this marvelous thread has grown. ...
  10. White Treadle Mystery Update

    by , 02-26-2012 at 11:44 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by ArizonaKAT View Post
    Now you all are really going to think I'm crazy.

    I recently posted a thread that I over did my log cabin blocks and ended up with an extra quit. So last night after work I sewed the extra blocks together to make a lap quilt. I tacked it up on the wall to decide what type of trim I was going to put on it, turned off the light in the sewing room and went to my chair in the living room to watch a little tv before bed.

    From my chair, I can see directly into the entire sewing
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