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06-28-2018, 01:46 PM
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Posted By glassbird

Hi! I am in New Hampshire, too! Seacoast...

Hi! I am in New Hampshire, too! Seacoast area....where are you?:)
06-22-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By glassbird

Whoever told you it would be OK to take it on the...

Whoever told you it would be OK to take it on the plane possibly did not know that you were NOT talking about a modern, compact, sewing machine. An older machine, needing to be heavily padded and...
Forum: Main
06-08-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,948
Posted By glassbird

I am in exactly the same boat...big combo Brother...

I am in exactly the same boat...big combo Brother machine, and the desire to take classes. My combo machine is great at thick seams, but it is a heavy critter, and even with a rolling tote it is a...
Forum: Pictures
06-06-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,311
Posted By glassbird

...and one of my favorite books, too! When I was...

...and one of my favorite books, too! When I was a teenager, I worked at a bank where Madeleine L'Engle was a customer. I would see her checks coming thru the office where I worked, but I never saw...
06-01-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,201
Posted By glassbird

Yes, my sister worked as a horse tour guide at...

Yes, my sister worked as a horse tour guide at Yellowstone for three summers, and oh, the stories she can tell!
06-01-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,201
Posted By glassbird

My parents honeymooned at Yellowstone in 1959,...

My parents honeymooned at Yellowstone in 1959, and witnessed a woman who brought honey to Yellowstone in order to get photos of a bear licking honey off of her children. Yup, that was her primary...
05-30-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By glassbird

You can blink during a long exposure and not have...

You can blink during a long exposure and not have it show. Those really old pics could take as long as 2 or 3 minutes. So a blink would not be an issue, but any movement of the head or facial muscles...
Forum: Main
05-26-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,646
Posted By glassbird

Is insul-fleece the same product as insul-bright?...

Is insul-fleece the same product as insul-bright?

I have used insul-bright in pot holders, and have not noticed any difference in which side goes where.
Forum: Main
05-01-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,924
Posted By glassbird

I would really like to see pictures of this...

I would really like to see pictures of this situation.....?
Forum: Main
03-13-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,984
Posted By glassbird

If you are looking for a stitch that resembles a...

If you are looking for a stitch that resembles a hand stitch, and have a Brother/BabyLock, you may already have a stitch on your machine that can do the job. Look for a stitch that has one straight...
03-10-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,670
Posted By glassbird

Maybe find a picture of the great grandmother and...

Maybe find a picture of the great grandmother and include it? Also, find some way to label the display and/or include some information. It would be a shame to lose the story behind the thimble. I...
Forum: Pictures
02-27-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,665
Posted By glassbird

What kind of batting did you use? And did you...

What kind of batting did you use? And did you prewash?
Forum: Main
02-25-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,924
Posted By glassbird

Rose_P.......A HA! That is exactly what I needed!...

Rose_P.......A HA! That is exactly what I needed! Well, sort of...not sure what "some cotton content" means...maybe an 80/20 blend, like Hobbs? That would be just about right in my mind...a bit of...
Forum: Main
02-25-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,924
Posted By glassbird

Yes, indeed...when I set out to do this quilt I...

Yes, indeed...when I set out to do this quilt I thought I was pretty smart coming up with a way to make a quilt lay flat around the posts at the foot of the bed. Basically a big square notch at each...
Forum: Main
02-24-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,924
Posted By glassbird

Oooo...lots of good information popping up here! ...

Oooo...lots of good information popping up here!

ptquilts...nope, definitely not going to hand quilt! I have a stitch on my machine that, when correctly manipulated and used with invisible thread...
Forum: Main
02-23-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,924
Posted By glassbird

Oh wow...I had not even given a thought yet to...

Oh wow...I had not even given a thought yet to finishing the edges! I will have to look up what a knife edge binding is!

Roguequilter...are you saying that you have pictures of quilts from that...
Forum: Main
02-23-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,924
Posted By glassbird

what batting for correct Civil War look?

I have been working on a quilt made entirely of reproduction Civil War fabrics. I am starting to think ahead to the choice of batting. The quilt will be going on a four poster bed that pre-dates the...
Forum: Main
01-14-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By glassbird

OK, no conductive grease! Thank your husband for...

OK, no conductive grease! Thank your husband for me! I bought the replacement from Sewing Parts Online. I cant remember now if they described it as a Brother part, or if it was a generic. I could buy...
Forum: Main
01-14-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By glassbird

replacement power cord stops working at the slightest touch...

Long story short...I lost the power cord to my Innovis 1500D when I moved, about a year ago. I bought a replacement online. The replacement fit, but did not have the secure, "snugly attached" feeling...
Forum: Main
01-03-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By glassbird

I did try the method suggested by Boston1954 and...

I did try the method suggested by Boston1954 and it worked beautifully. Piece removed, and replaced. Boom, done. Thank you, everyone!
12-31-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By glassbird

Don't put anything in the cage that is...

Don't put anything in the cage that is electrically powered! She will chew on it. No doubt about it. I know they make electric stick-on heating pads that can go under a cage, on the outside.

Also,...
Forum: Main
12-30-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By glassbird

Oh! That might work! And simple, too!

Oh! That might work! And simple, too!
Forum: Main
12-30-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By glassbird

how to remove ironed-on fusible items?

I have inherited several quilt squares that have shapes ironed on to them with some sort of adhesive product. I am guessing that it is a fusible web, as the shapes are slightly stiff and very evenly...
12-12-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,680
Posted By glassbird

Any drug store will carry it. Check the vitamin...

Any drug store will carry it. Check the vitamin or supplement aisle. I like the chewable ones, but either works.
12-09-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,680
Posted By glassbird

Have you tried melatonin? It's a natural sleep...

Have you tried melatonin? It's a natural sleep aid, but it might help with the snoring. My mother was a snorer, but when she and I were on a trip together to Italy we discovered that if she took some...
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