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07-18-2020, 10:13 AM
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Posted By quilt1950

I would piece my fabric as a rectangle, the size...

I would piece my fabric as a rectangle, the size I needed for the mask, and then cut out the mask and proceed as normal.
Forum: Main
07-18-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By quilt1950

I've learned To stick to one machine/one foot...

I've learned
To stick to one machine/one foot for the entire quilt.

A 1/4" foot and a quilting foot for a 1/4" seam are not the same. At least for the feet I have purchased, a foot labeled 1/4"...
07-12-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,241
Posted By quilt1950

I just made myself a new mask using a 3D pattern....

I just made myself a new mask using a 3D pattern. I find it more comfortable that the pleated or fitted style. And it goes together quickly.
Forum: Main
07-11-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,469
Posted By quilt1950

My guild has met informally outside for the last...

My guild has met informally outside for the last three months. Lots of show and tell and socializing. We meet in a church and are not allowed inside yet - the group is too big.

My sit and sew...
Forum: Main
02-08-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,935
Posted By quilt1950

I picked up a free Consew industrial machine on...

I picked up a free Consew industrial machine on Craigslist and then paid $100.00 to have it serviced. The tech said it's a great machine. So I hate to get rid of a great machine, but it sews way to...
02-08-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,831
Posted By quilt1950

My husband, who is very intelligent and rational,...

My husband, who is very intelligent and rational, did get hit with a Medicare Scam. He went to a Senior Citizen fair, and at one booth they talked him into have gene testing done to look for...
02-08-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,831
Posted By quilt1950

I'm about to be arrested also. But I don't know...

I'm about to be arrested also. But I don't know why. The person calling has such a thick foreign accent I can't understand much of what he is saying. It took several calls to understand that I...
Forum: Recipes
12-23-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,450
Posted By quilt1950

And -- if you get it on your jeans it will bleach...

And -- if you get it on your jeans it will bleach out the color. Ask me how I know.

The cream or tartar was mixed with egg white when this happened. I don't know if it was the cream of tartar,...
Forum: Main
10-03-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By quilt1950

This is true for us also

This is true for us also
08-18-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,351
Posted By quilt1950

We've also had problems with doctors' offices not...

We've also had problems with doctors' offices not leaving messages. And sometimes the employees in doctor offices are using their cell phones. It seems to be impossible to get every phone number in...
08-02-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,450
Posted By quilt1950

My DH repairs furniture for a living. He...

My DH repairs furniture for a living. He recommends these cloths.

Jasco White Ring Remover Cloth
Homax White Ring Remover Cloth

They are available at Home Depot or Walmart.

These cloths...
05-12-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,051
Posted By quilt1950

I also don't like to spend $$$$ on a meal I can...

I also don't like to spend $$$$ on a meal I can cook myself for much less - and can control the amount of salt, or the ratio of meat vs vegies.

DH is recuperating from a serious surgery, and today...
Forum: Main
03-29-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,129
Posted By quilt1950

When they were babies I used the "Same fabric,...

When they were babies I used the "Same fabric, different pattern" approach. When they moved to big boy beds I used the "Same pattern, different colors" approach. Both worked well.
02-26-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,086
Posted By quilt1950

I went to one very organized fabric sale. All...

I went to one very organized fabric sale. All the fabric was neatly folded in boxes so that you could see the fold, and get an idea for size and color. Empty boxes were nearby to put fabric that a...
Forum: Pictures
01-27-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,052
Posted By quilt1950

I've been making crumb blocks when I have a only...

I've been making crumb blocks when I have a only have a few minutes to sew - not enough time to get back into my 'real' projects. I can sew for 15 minutes, and then easily store it away until the...
01-22-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,362
Posted By quilt1950

How did you determine they are a scam? I can't...

How did you determine they are a scam? I can't find anything about the online. I'm like to know, so that I can check out other websites.

Thanks
Forum: Main
12-20-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,687
Posted By quilt1950

I accidently ironed over yellow and gray markers,...

I accidently ironed over yellow and gray markers, and was worried. Both washed out just by soaking in the tub.
Forum: Main
12-16-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,769
Posted By quilt1950

I don't think it is water soluble. Believe I...

I don't think it is water soluble. Believe I have read that, but can't find it know.
12-12-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By quilt1950

I've made this pattern several times. Easy and...

I've made this pattern several times. Easy and adjustable.

https://www.youcanmakethis.com/products/free-child-and-adult-size-chef-hat
12-12-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,005
Posted By quilt1950

I'm bringing this thread back to life because I...

I'm bringing this thread back to life because I am having problems with this zipper technique. I can reattach the zipper pull, but when I'm using just one side of the zipper it does not close...
11-28-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By quilt1950

Water bottles. My grandchildren always seem to...

Water bottles. My grandchildren always seem to have one with them.

If they are responsible for getting some of their own meals, how about bowl cozies, personalized to their interests.

Are...
11-24-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,730
Posted By quilt1950

Where do you buy the flat two-sided Velcro. I've...

Where do you buy the flat two-sided Velcro. I've heard of it, but haven't found a source for it. Thanks
11-19-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,730
Posted By quilt1950

I can't help with which dolls best match the...

I can't help with which dolls best match the American Girl Dolls, but I can tell you that the doll sold by Michaels is smaller. The Springfield dolls that JoAnns sold were a good match, but I...
11-16-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By quilt1950

DH builds and repairs furniture. He suggests you...

DH builds and repairs furniture. He suggests you use a spray shellac. Bullseye is the brand he uses. You will need to cover the glass. And it may take more than one coat.
Forum: Main
11-07-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,631
Posted By quilt1950

Magnet to pick up stray pins. Today I used a...

Magnet to pick up stray pins. Today I used a protractor and compass. Canned air. An assortment of small brushes to clean the machine. A 1/4" foot or walking foot if the machine did not come with...
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