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Forum: Main
Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By bearisgray

I think you deserve a break - maybe your bodies...

I think you deserve a break - maybe your bodies (and minds) just want to rest for a bit.

I also think that making all those decisions about what to keep, not to keep, etc. is very tiring.
Forum: Main
09-18-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,350
Posted By bearisgray

Peckish - you have sharper eyes than I do - I...

Peckish - you have sharper eyes than I do - I thought the first picture showed a knife-edge finish - and the second and third pictures looked like binding to me - but it is a knife-edge finish -
...
Forum: Main
09-16-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,350
Posted By bearisgray

The second and third pictures have binding. The...

The second and third pictures have binding.
The first picture does not show binding.
Forum: Pictures
09-16-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,123
Posted By bearisgray

You were able to do that on a DSM? Wow! ...

You were able to do that on a DSM?

Wow!

Great use of fabrics to enhance the design.
Forum: Main
09-15-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By bearisgray

Is this to look at or "use" ? I would avoid...

Is this to look at or "use" ?

I would avoid adding beads if it's to be used.

If it's to "look at only" - go for it!
Forum: Main
09-15-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 23,645
Posted By bearisgray

If I consider the cause to be "worthy enough" -...

If I consider the cause to be "worthy enough" - and they have a donation jar - I will put a dollar or two into it.

If I consider the quilt to be something I might want - I might buy one for $1 or...
09-14-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By bearisgray

Washing a Quilt - and other items, too

It seems that the way we try to get our dirty items - clothing, linens, whatever - changes over the years.

Do you read the care instructions that are attached to most items purchased at a store?
...
Forum: Main
09-14-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,350
Posted By bearisgray

This is one site's instructions for how to care...

This is one site's instructions for how to care for Minky:

https://blanketsbybrian.com/blog/wash-care-instructions/

I had no idea it was that persnickety to wash/care for.

Now that I know...
Forum: Pictures
09-13-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,617
Posted By bearisgray

Beautiful! Your neighbor must be a super...

Beautiful!

Your neighbor must be a super special person to you!

The colors you chose are "unconventional" for that type of quilt - but work very well.
Forum: Main
09-13-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,350
Posted By bearisgray

Did not realize that I needed to scroll down to...

Did not realize that I needed to scroll down to see it.

Good luck with it.
Forum: Main
09-13-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,884
Posted By bearisgray

Definitely~

Definitely~
Forum: Main
09-13-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,350
Posted By bearisgray

Add band-aids, scissors, matches/lighter,...

Add band-aids, scissors, matches/lighter, flashlight, food - - - -
Forum: Main
09-13-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,350
Posted By bearisgray

Most of us have ruined at least one item with...

Most of us have ruined at least one item with improper (ignorant/stupid/foolish/hasty/panicked/) cleaning/washing techniques.

I have.
Forum: Main
09-13-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,350
Posted By bearisgray

The picture I am seeing is of a gray...

The picture I am seeing is of a gray blanket/comforter type thing - a plush/pile fabric on one side and a smooth woven fabric on the other. Is that what I am supposed to be seeing?

Are you sure...
Forum: Main
09-13-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,350
Posted By bearisgray

I second Iceblossom's advice to 'fess up - your...

I second Iceblossom's advice to 'fess up - your girlfriend probably will not be thrilled with what happened - but it sounds like your actions were not malicious - so -

Maybe between the two of...
Forum: Recipes
09-13-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By bearisgray

I would like to try a bite of them before...

I would like to try a bite of them before offering an opinion.
09-13-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By bearisgray

We probably will head south after the election. ...

We probably will head south after the election.

I figure that we are "at risk" just by living on Planet Earth.

However, we still will try to do the social distancing, etc.
Forum: Pictures
09-13-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By bearisgray

Nice - like the strong graphic you created!

Nice - like the strong graphic you created!
Forum: Main
09-12-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By bearisgray

When I put the backing on my table for layering -...

When I put the backing on my table for layering - I do put a "light tension" on it - just enough to keep it from bunching up when I add the batting and top .

What I do - I do smooth it out - and...
Forum: Main
09-12-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By bearisgray

I've had better luck when I "just smooth" the...

I've had better luck when I "just smooth" the backing (and other layers) rather than stretching it - because it will "relax" and contract and cause the other layers to "pucker" a bit when it is...
Forum: Main
09-11-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,502
Posted By bearisgray

Yes - but with the proviso that I could pass on...

Yes - but with the proviso that I could pass on what I did not want to keep.
Forum: Main
09-11-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,979
Posted By bearisgray

Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Main
09-10-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,161
Posted By bearisgray

One person's "mistake" can be another person's...

One person's "mistake" can be another person's "hey, I like that a lot!"
Forum: Recipes
09-10-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By bearisgray

Pressure Cooker Gaskets

They do not always seal tightly.

I have learned (again, the hard way) - that I need to do a "test run" and/or soak the gasket in hot water for at least 30 minutes before using my 22-quart pressure...
Forum: Main
09-10-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,473
Posted By bearisgray

I also do a bit here - do a bit there - sometimes...

I also do a bit here - do a bit there - sometimes I even finish something!
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