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05-19-2022, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By ptquilts

I so agree!! I hate those "questions" - when the...

I so agree!! I hate those "questions" - when the number of answers is in the 6 figures, but someone in my friend list just has to answer! I just hide all from the page that posted the question....
Forum: Main
05-18-2022, 03:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By ptquilts

I am getting to the point where I need something...

I am getting to the point where I need something like this. My late DH always used to call me over to thread the needle on his machine. Now when I thread mine successfully I feel like I got lucky!
Forum: Pictures
05-11-2022, 02:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,183
Posted By ptquilts

Very nice! A different take on a scrappy GFG. I...

Very nice! A different take on a scrappy GFG. I like it.
Forum: Main
05-01-2022, 05:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By ptquilts

Last time I needed a cover, I found out the hard...

Last time I needed a cover, I found out the hard way, there are all kinds of sizes of ironing boards, not just full size and table top. You need to measure your board.
My beef is with the very thin...
Forum: Main
04-27-2022, 02:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,703
Posted By ptquilts

I also like good fabric. I always have a bag...

I also like good fabric. I always have a bag going for donation to a lady who will take whatever I don't want, she does a lot of charity sewing.
I am fussy about color. Unless I am making a scrappy...
Forum: Main
04-25-2022, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By ptquilts

In my area we have a couple of FB groups for...

In my area we have a couple of FB groups for re-homing or asking for free stuff - they are great!
04-22-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,839
Posted By ptquilts

"Reading all these comments. Man, I sure miss...

"Reading all these comments. Man, I sure miss having babies! Aren't they just the best?????????"

"I still have some. Don’t know where I got them."

Reading these last 2 comments together made me...
Forum: Main
04-16-2022, 04:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,307
Posted By ptquilts

Many years ago we were commissioned to make a...

Many years ago we were commissioned to make a scrappy log Cabin by a quilt store owner. We asked what colors, and she said, just mix them all together. So we did, and that has been our most popular...
Forum: Recipes
04-14-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,777
Posted By ptquilts

It's actually not the cholesterol in food that...

It's actually not the cholesterol in food that affects your blood cholesterol, so much as the saturated fat. I eat very little meat so I feel OK about eating an egg or two every other day. Quote from...
Forum: Main
04-11-2022, 03:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,910
Posted By ptquilts

That is so sad, and what an insensitive way for...

That is so sad, and what an insensitive way for her to put it. Maybe when the grandchild grows up, he or she might want a quilt.
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2022, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By ptquilts

I also use a large oval frame, so I can sit back...

I also use a large oval frame, so I can sit back in a comfy chair while quilting. A smaller frame for smaller projects, too. It does take a while to get used to it. Try it with a thimble and without,...
Forum: Pictures
04-07-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,686
Posted By ptquilts

I have used them to crochet mug rugs/...

I have used them to crochet mug rugs/ coasters/dollhouse rugs and hot mats. Also the string quilt in my avatar uses selvage-size strips. I don't do any of that any more.
Forum: Pictures
03-29-2022, 03:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,879
Posted By ptquilts

I like that!! love the batiks.

I like that!! love the batiks.
Forum: Main
03-27-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,930
Posted By ptquilts

I would make him his own quilt. I hate for people...

I would make him his own quilt. I hate for people to be disappointed.
03-27-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By ptquilts

Just about any ad on FB is a potential scam,...

Just about any ad on FB is a potential scam, sadly. Especially when the price is too good to be true. And FB does not care. They come in waves, the counterfeit US postage stamps, the "Louis Vuitton"...
03-25-2022, 02:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,351
Posted By ptquilts

my new cell phone (Blu, Tracfone) identifies spam...

my new cell phone (Blu, Tracfone) identifies spam and hides it and blocks it. Love it.
03-24-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By ptquilts

My red amaryllis is blooming big time right now!!...

My red amaryllis is blooming big time right now!! Last summer a neighbor down the road sold cut flowers, zinnias mostly, at a roadside stand. I treated myself a few times.
03-19-2022, 04:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By ptquilts

my sister makes dried apples with hers. They are...

my sister makes dried apples with hers. They are so good! I don't know why dried apples are so hard to find in stores.
Forum: Pictures
03-16-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,592
Posted By ptquilts

I love the jewel tone colors. I always made them...

I love the jewel tone colors. I always made them with pastels, but I like yours better.
03-14-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By ptquilts

you can have mine. Lol.

you can have mine. Lol.
Forum: Main
03-11-2022, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By ptquilts

that's what I did, normally it makes a good...

that's what I did, normally it makes a good stitch, but just every so often the thread wraps itself around an extra 2x. Presser foot is always up when I thread the machine.
Forum: Main
03-10-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By ptquilts

Singer 4452 thread problem

I have a Singer 4452 that was kindly gifted to me - first "new" machine I have ever had. I like that you can thread it all the way to the needle without having to poke the thread through anything,...
Forum: Main
03-07-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,687
Posted By ptquilts

this thread reminds me of something that happened...

this thread reminds me of something that happened back in the 80's. We received a package with a crib quilt/baby bunting type thing in it. No idea where it came from. Return address was a Pack'N'Ship...
Forum: Main
03-07-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,687
Posted By ptquilts

I don't buy a lot online, sometimes from Ebay....

I don't buy a lot online, sometimes from Ebay. The last order, I bought on a Monday (it was a holiday though) and they didn't ship til Friday! I don't see any reason for that. When I sell something,...
Forum: Main
03-06-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,318
Posted By ptquilts

I would want to make sure the quilt doesn't get...

I would want to make sure the quilt doesn't get used as a table covering for the table where they display all the gifts. I guess just bring it as is, sounds like someone will be displaying the gifts...
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