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Forum: Main
02-23-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By FoxyLady

Google has a lot of images using tumbler blocks. ...

Google has a lot of images using tumbler blocks. Search words: "Tumbler quilt blocks" on Google and then check images and you should have many pictures to give you ideas.
Forum: Pictures
12-30-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,144
Posted By FoxyLady

Did you have a pattern for this, and if so is it...

Did you have a pattern for this, and if so is it available to others?
Forum: Main
12-11-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,301
Posted By FoxyLady

Years ago someone posted a suggested way to join...

Years ago someone posted a suggested way to join scraps of batting. Basically, you overlap the two pieces and using your rotary cutter you cut a serpentine line through both pieces. Then, butting...
Forum: Recipes
12-09-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,342
Posted By FoxyLady

Spray for baking pans

I use Baker's Joy to spray all my cake/cookie pans. No sticking at all. I wouldn't be without this wonderful item.
11-23-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,351
Posted By FoxyLady

I am currently using Command strips with a hook...

I am currently using Command strips with a hook -- the large size. I hang my mats, my strip cutting templates, other rulers and templates on the wall behind my door. That way they are out of sight...
Forum: Recipes
11-08-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,319
Posted By FoxyLady

Look in your thrift shops such as Salvation Army,...

Look in your thrift shops such as Salvation Army, Goodwill, etc. They may have just what you want for a lot less money.
Forum: Recipes
10-31-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,283
Posted By FoxyLady

Thanksgiving for only 2

My local grocers offer a great option that I have used. They will put together a dinner for 2 which includes turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, rolls, cranberry relish, and pie. It is really quite...
Forum: Recipes
10-27-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,257
Posted By FoxyLady

Apple Crisp

Love apple desserts. Here is my favorite. Easy, and so delicious.

CARAMEL APPLE PUDDING
From: Ann Marie’s Kitchen

6 large cooking apples
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. water
1 c. brown sugar
1 c....
Forum: Main
09-24-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,655
Posted By FoxyLady

Tying a quilt

I have tied many quilts using the international stitch. This is easy to do and leaves no "tails. Here is a utube link to demonstrate how to do it. The only difference between her demonstration and...
Forum: Main
09-17-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By FoxyLady

Pounce Pad

I have used the Pounce Pad successfully. All of the suggestions about "swiping" across the stencil are correct, otherwise one gets too much chalk or not enough. I have also used the washable...
Forum: Main
09-17-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By FoxyLady

Wawak Poly wrapped Thread

I have used the Mara polyester thread from Wawak and absolutely love it. It is strong, but sews in nicely both in the seams and when I am quilting. Have not ordered the large cones as the smaller...
09-05-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,369
Posted By FoxyLady

Fridge filters

I just happened on to something. Yesterday my refrigerator indicated I needed to change the filter. This refrigerator will not dispense water nor ice if filter isn't working. So, I just pulled the...
Forum: Main
09-03-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,143
Posted By FoxyLady

Elmer's Glue Tips

I have used Elmer's Glue for basting quilts together, and have also used the washable glue sticks for basting block pieces. The glue sticks work great -- just remember to put a little dab on, not a...
07-15-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,075
Posted By FoxyLady

What do you use to hang rulers and stencils

I use the Command strips also. Takes up much less space than a "hanging bar." I hang all my rulers, templates, stencils and the like on these strips that have the metal hook on them. Use the...
07-05-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,174
Posted By FoxyLady

HP Cartridges

FYI: I have had great success ordering from 4inkjets.com. They use remanufactured cartridges that last a long time, also have "new cartridges" and their prices are quite reasonable. Highly...
Forum: Main
07-03-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,774
Posted By FoxyLady

HE Washers

I have a Maytag front loader that I absolutely love. Have had it for about 8 years and it is still going strong. I don't believe it is the washer that makes the fabric bleed, it is the temperature...
Forum: Main
06-01-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,204
Posted By FoxyLady

As RedGarnet222 stated, it is very easy to make...

As RedGarnet222 stated, it is very easy to make your own covering. I would make an additional suggestion: Get some canvas to make it out of. You won't be able to make a drawstring (fabric too...
Forum: Main
03-03-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,566
Posted By FoxyLady

I like to use a doubled crochet cotton and tie...

I like to use a doubled crochet cotton and tie with the "international stitch." If you want to know more about how to do this stitch, check out this youtube presentation....
Forum: Main
02-08-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,223
Posted By FoxyLady

I use the same method -- sew to back, press, and...

I use the same method -- sew to back, press, and line up the folded edge slightly over the seam on the front and then stitch. I use the french fold ( double fold) which I think makes binding much...
Forum: Main
01-15-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By FoxyLady

Elmer's Glue

I use a diluted Elmer's Washable Glue also. I found some tips (online at Purple something) that give you a smaller stream, or you can cut the tip to adjust the flow. Another thing I found that is...
Forum: Main
01-06-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,276
Posted By FoxyLady

Machine Hours

I have a Janome 9400. Anybody know how to access the hours on this machine?
12-10-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,689
Posted By FoxyLady

Thanks for all the compliments. I forgot to...

Thanks for all the compliments. I forgot to mention that behind the door on the right, I have all my rulers and templates hung on Command hooks. Everything at my fingertips. I should also say that...
12-09-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,689
Posted By FoxyLady

Sewing Room - Office

My daughters remodeled my office space to make a combination office/sewing room. The worktable is made up of 2 cubbies, some 2x4s, and table tops from Ikea. There is a 55x33" cutting mat on top of...
Forum: Main
11-29-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,809
Posted By FoxyLady

I agree with others who have advised you to...

I agree with others who have advised you to actually deal-- hands on-- with a serger before purchasing. I was given a very expensive 5-thread serger years ago and it was such a beast to thread that...
Forum: Main
11-20-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,762
Posted By FoxyLady

Just looked online for the quarter inch foot with...

Just looked online for the quarter inch foot with a guide for the Janome 6650. It is available from several dealers. Just "google" the words: quarter inch foot with guide for the Janome 6650, and...
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