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Yesterday, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By Snooze2978

I've made a quilt for my ex-beau, didn't seem...

I've made a quilt for my ex-beau, didn't seem strange to me as we're still friends after all these years. His present girlfriend and he sleep under it and she knows where it came from. Since we...
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Yesterday, 04:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By Snooze2978

I use my embroidery machine to make my labels. ...

I use my embroidery machine to make my labels. I usually add the recipent(s) name up top, possibly a short bible verse, the year and my shortened name at the bottom. My labels are triangle. I...
09-23-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By Snooze2978

Outworkbench, thanks for the url for the stop...

Outworkbench, thanks for the url for the stop ads. Now I don't get them on this site as well as on other sites including my Yahoo group site. Also found out if I go back to the basic on Yahoo its a...
Forum: Main
09-19-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Snooze2978

I had another pattern that used partial seams. ...

I had another pattern that used partial seams. It took me months and timeless reading the instruction over and over before it finally sunk into my head how to do it. Once I got started I couldn't...
09-12-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Snooze2978

I bought my fridge back in 2011 and I have an ice...

I bought my fridge back in 2011 and I have an ice maker but no water. I also have my drinking water on a filter system with 2 large filters that I change every couple years as I remember to do it ...
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09-12-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,520
Posted By Snooze2978

Our thrift shop takes in fabrics. They also have...

Our thrift shop takes in fabrics. They also have a group of ladies that make quilts from some of this fabric and put the finished quilts up on an auction to help keep the thrift shop open. Its ran...
Forum: Recipes
09-11-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Snooze2978

We can't find the sealing lids or otherwise known...

We can't find the sealing lids or otherwise known as flats around here. I buy the season before when they go on sale so I have them for the next season. One gal had to order her's online and they...
Forum: Recipes
09-11-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Snooze2978

Onebygone, I read where its not real safe to can...

Onebygone, I read where its not real safe to can pumpkins. How do you do it as my sister's garden produced 2 pumpkin plants she didn't plant this year. It produced a lot of stuff she didn't plant...
Forum: Recipes
09-11-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Snooze2978

I've had my pressure canner for years, many years...

I've had my pressure canner for years, many years never using it. Since moving to Iowa I now use it yearly and have never had an issue with my gasket but will check on it now since reading your...
Forum: Recipes
09-11-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Snooze2978

Recipe sounds good but have the same question as...

Recipe sounds good but have the same question as Tartan on whether you draw out the moisture first or if maybe the broiling does it for you. Have a bumper crop of eggplant again this year. Have 2...
Forum: Main
09-08-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By Snooze2978

I've always wondered about the short little bed...

I've always wondered about the short little bed runner too. I'm making quilts for my 2 beds and decided to make a oversized lap quilt to be folded at the bottom each bed. This way if I just want to...
Forum: Pictures
09-08-2020, 04:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,550
Posted By Snooze2978

Stunning, all that hard work paid off. Love the...

Stunning, all that hard work paid off. Love the colors too.
Forum: Main
08-31-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,211
Posted By Snooze2978

I bought the "real" clover clips at the beginning...

I bought the "real" clover clips at the beginning but someone here on this site told us about look-alike clover clips in a tin box of 100 multi-colored for little to nothing so I went and order them....
08-31-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,903
Posted By Snooze2978

Don't know if this is why I don't have to often...

Don't know if this is why I don't have to often but have indian blood in me. If you ever notice indians never seem to have hair on their chest or face. I have no hair under my...
Forum: Main
08-26-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Snooze2978

With my smaller quilt machine and robotic system...

With my smaller quilt machine and robotic system I could chunk my side borders with no problem but now that I've moved up to a 26" Innova and IQ I can't seem to figure it out. I'm sure there's a way...
Forum: Main
08-24-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,059
Posted By Snooze2978

Sometimes the quilting can take the borders to...

Sometimes the quilting can take the borders to the next level. Sometimes I'll use cutoffs and make 4-patch or a HST block and add it in various places along the borders, even add them to the backing...
08-23-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,492
Posted By Snooze2978

This is such a funny article and I'll also be...

This is such a funny article and I'll also be watching it. Please give us photos for anyone that jumps on this bandwagon.

My mother was a beautician and I used to color my hair auburn from its...
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08-20-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,172
Posted By Snooze2978

These days I ask UPS and FedX to drop any...

These days I ask UPS and FedX to drop any packages off on my back deck just because things are getting bad. USPS drops them off on my bench on the front porch and its not as readily seen from the...
Forum: Main
08-15-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By Snooze2978

When I'm at the end of making my quilt and am...

When I'm at the end of making my quilt and am adding borders I'll fold the length back and forth and lay it on my lap so as I run it thru the needle the weight is in my lap. Or if you have any pool...
Forum: Main
08-15-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By Snooze2978

Whatever the reason for being short there are...

Whatever the reason for being short there are options to finish your quilt. As someone mentioned add a block in the center of each border or at each corner, I've had to do that. Add something...
Forum: Pictures
08-09-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,744
Posted By Snooze2978

When I 1st started making quilts, scrappy was out...

When I 1st started making quilts, scrappy was out of my comfort zone until I tried one of Bonnie Hunter's pattern....Pineapple Blossom. That made a change in how I viewed scrappy. Now most of my...
Forum: Main
08-09-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,782
Posted By Snooze2978

I use Emer's Gue in attaching my binding to the...

I use Emer's Gue in attaching my binding to the quilt before I take it to the machine to stitch down. This way I know I have enough binding and no pins to prick me. I also use it on difficult blocks...
08-07-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,583
Posted By Snooze2978

I don't have the pyrex dishes but I did go with...

I don't have the pyrex dishes but I did go with the glass type. Didn't care for plastic in my kitchen either. Now any plastic I still have must have lost its lid so went out to my workshop to hold...
Forum: Main
08-06-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,095
Posted By Snooze2978

Yes, ALvin has what you want. I made my cutting...

Yes, ALvin has what you want. I made my cutting table 48 x 96. Then added a simple piece of molding to the side of the table just high enough to be level when the mat was placed on it. This made...
08-06-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By Snooze2978

Years ago I was getting ready to quilt a flimsy,...

Years ago I was getting ready to quilt a flimsy, this was back when all I used was creme and/or white threads. Too chicken to use a color thread. Anyway, my program I use to lay out the patterns...
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