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Forum: Main
Yesterday, 01:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By Murphy224

I just bought a box of Bohin curved safety pins...

I just bought a box of Bohin curved safety pins size 1 1/2 inch (65 to box) and every single one of them slid into the quilt sandwich like butter! Super sharp and made in Japan. Highly recommend...
Forum: Main
11-11-2021, 01:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By Murphy224

Here is a link to Jordan Fabrics tutorial on...

Here is a link to Jordan Fabrics tutorial on binding. It was very helpful to me. Two things that I do that vary a bit from her is: 1.-Where she folds the binding down after the 45 degree fold, I...
Forum: Main
11-08-2021, 01:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,153
Posted By Murphy224

I have a bungee chair from the container store...

I have a bungee chair from the container store and it is the perfect chair for me. Mine is hot pink not black and have had it for about 5-6 years. I also have a basic armless office chair. 2...
Forum: Main
11-06-2021, 01:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By Murphy224

I take my armless office/sewing chair to retreats...

I take my armless office/sewing chair to retreats and it is relatively light and as a bonus it adjusts up/down and rolls. I put in the back seat with the seat of the chair down on the seat of the...
Forum: Main
10-27-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,961
Posted By Murphy224

Also saw this quote: Why buy it for $7 when you...

Also saw this quote: Why buy it for $7 when you can make it for $92 of craft supplies?
maybe post this at your table with a smiley on it for those folks who look and say "I can make that myself". ...
Forum: Main
10-27-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,961
Posted By Murphy224

The little Petit Four Basket from byAnnie is a...

The little Petit Four Basket from byAnnie is a newish idea and super easy to make. Here is a link to a Fat Quarter Shop video tutorial, It is a free pattern from ByAnnie website. It uses 10 inch...
Forum: Main
08-31-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,000
Posted By Murphy224

Fabric Cafe (home of the 3 yard quilt pattern)...

Fabric Cafe (home of the 3 yard quilt pattern) also has a You tube channel with videos showcasing ideas for the 3 yard quilts. I enjoy watching them to get different color ideas mainly what to use...
08-26-2021, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By Murphy224

If there are "pick your own" operations near you...

If there are "pick your own" operations near you for seasonal foods - think apples, pumpkins, peaches, strawberries, etc. Take them picking with you. My granddaughter is 11, lives across the...
Forum: Main
08-21-2021, 01:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,446
Posted By Murphy224

I used Insul brite, cotton batting, and canvas...

I used Insul brite, cotton batting, and canvas cotton cover when I converted a wooden tv tray table to a mini portable ironing board. I plan to add a wool pressing mat to mine, (one day when I...
Forum: Main
08-19-2021, 01:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,052
Posted By Murphy224

I am more concerned about the price increases of...

I am more concerned about the price increases of our everyday needs......food, gas, medicines, toiletries, etc. than I am about the price of sewing machines. While the prices of the big things are...
Forum: Recipes
08-14-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,955
Posted By Murphy224

Thank you Eparys: Just wanted to let you know...

Thank you Eparys: Just wanted to let you know the Zucchini Pizza Casserole was excellent!! I made as the recipe directed, but used Italian sausage and chopped up some turkey pepperoni as the meat...
08-12-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Murphy224

Gloria: Go to the Embrillance website and look...

Gloria: Go to the Embrillance website and look around and do a google search. There is lots of information about it including you tube videos. I think it is much easier to use than digitizer jr and...
Forum: Main
06-05-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,209
Posted By Murphy224

I use pool noodles from the dollar store to baste...

I use pool noodles from the dollar store to baste mine. You can use pins, glue, spray adhesive, whichever you prefer. I have used this method for quilts as small as a wall hanging, up to a queen size...
Forum: Main
04-24-2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,849
Posted By Murphy224

I think part of the reason for using Minky on the...

I think part of the reason for using Minky on the back of a quilt is the additional "coziness" and softness of the minky fabric. I have used Minky and did ONLY stitch in the ditch to preserve the...
Forum: Main
04-24-2021, 12:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,227
Posted By Murphy224

gardengirl: If you are unsure of...

gardengirl: If you are unsure of sewingpartsonline, you can order from Amazon. Kens Sewing Center sells through amazon which is where my new bobbin case came from. It is not 2 day shipping but is...
Forum: Main
04-19-2021, 11:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,227
Posted By Murphy224

Your bobbin case may just be worn out and needs...

Your bobbin case may just be worn out and needs to be replaced. The Janome bobbin cases are about $35.00 and are available in a lot of places. Attached is a link to Sewing parts online that gives...
Forum: Main
04-18-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,585
Posted By Murphy224

I read on a paperwhite too and download cookbooks...

I read on a paperwhite too and download cookbooks and quilting books to either my laptop or desktop using the free kindle app. Bigger pictures and in color!!! You may not need a kindle fire...
Forum: Main
04-11-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,258
Posted By Murphy224

Here is a link to a Janome video with tips and...

Here is a link to a Janome video with tips and tricks about the start/stop button. I never really used the start/stop except with embroidery, but at a retreat my foot petal would not stay put and I...
Forum: Main
04-04-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,569
Posted By Murphy224

Had never heard of this, so did a google search...

Had never heard of this, so did a google search and found this at Fabric.com. If I read this right, the "panel" is 10 fat quarters for 25.00. Will be interesting to see if this becomes a "thing". ...
Forum: Main
03-29-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,300
Posted By Murphy224

have you checked out Fabric Cafe 3 yard quilts. ...

have you checked out Fabric Cafe 3 yard quilts. A lot of her patterns are based around one big piece of a focus fabric. Here is a link to the website. There are free patterns on the website and...
03-07-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By Murphy224

I don't have any experience with any embroidery...

I don't have any experience with any embroidery machine brands except Janome and when I wanted to upgrade, I found it is easier to stay with the brand I was familiar with and that all my designs were...
Forum: Main
01-19-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,611
Posted By Murphy224

When I first retired and was looking for a...

When I first retired and was looking for a "hobby" , I discovered quilting and bought whatever fabric caught my eye, was on sale, or seemed like a good idea at the time. Also took in those fabrics...
Forum: Pictures
01-15-2021, 12:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,599
Posted By Murphy224

Thank you SusieQOH. I didn't even think of...

Thank you SusieQOH. I didn't even think of bubble wrap but you are right a tiny spot of bubble wrap over the cross would keep it from getting caught up in the post office equipment.
Gonna give it...
Forum: Pictures
01-09-2021, 12:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,599
Posted By Murphy224

I made some for Christmas but wasn't sure they...

I made some for Christmas but wasn't sure they would go through the US Postal mail. I sew a tiny cross to mine. Does anyone know if they can make through the mail and do I need to "package" them in...
Forum: Recipes
01-07-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Murphy224

If using canned biscuits I would bake about the...

If using canned biscuits I would bake about the same amount of time as indicated. I don't know how long they take to cook but since the filling is already done and hot when going into the oven,...
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