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Forum: Main
10-25-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,268
Posted By Sally Dolin

I think my hole must be deeper than most. About...

I think my hole must be deeper than most. About 15 years ago, step son borrowed my palm sander and didn't return it. I bought another one, used it, then hid it for safety so my dh couldn't loan it...
Forum: Tutorials
10-20-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 68,268
Posted By Sally Dolin

Elizabeth, just loved your story of your DH's...

Elizabeth, just loved your story of your DH's trip to the store. I'm invisioning my sweeties facial expession in that situation and It makes me smile. I had trouble finding cotton clothesrope too,...
Forum: Main
10-20-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,356
Posted By Sally Dolin

You girls make me giggle with all the reasons for...

You girls make me giggle with all the reasons for buying extra. If I like it I buy 3 yards min. If I really like it I buy 5, If I love it I buy 10. If the bolt is low I buy all of it. No more...
Forum: Main
10-20-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,011
Posted By Sally Dolin

Just a thought- for years I have been machine...

Just a thought- for years I have been machine basting with my longarm for a lady who does nothing but hand quilting and lives in a tiny apartment. Why not talk to a local longarmer about her basting...
Forum: Main
10-07-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,198
Posted By Sally Dolin

all great ideas, have you considered having a...

all great ideas, have you considered having a longarmer baste your quilt for you? I know people who do this and avoid the stress of pins, wrinkles, etc. Happy Quilting
Forum: Main
07-28-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,703
Posted By Sally Dolin

People who don't quilt have no idea of the time...

People who don't quilt have no idea of the time or money invested in quilts. Even quilters loose sight of it. Our quilt guild decided to do quilts for a local home for physlcally and mentally...
Forum: Main
07-28-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By Sally Dolin

I gave a used Handi Quilter frame set up to my...

I gave a used Handi Quilter frame set up to my daughter. I bought it thinking I would use it on smaller items instead of putting them on my longarm. She contacted me and asked about my thoughts of...
06-23-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,710
Posted By Sally Dolin

I thought I was so smart, bought whole chickens...

I thought I was so smart, bought whole chickens for boneing and left one out for dinner in a couple days. Forgot how badly I do at cutting up chickens. Found a recipe for whole chicken in crock...
Forum: Pictures
06-23-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,380
Posted By Sally Dolin

cute, cute, cute. I love 30's prints.

cute, cute, cute. I love 30's prints.
Forum: Main
06-23-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,469
Posted By Sally Dolin

how big is your top and how big is the backing...

how big is your top and how big is the backing you bought?
Perhaps the slip and slide techinique will save you.
Sally
Forum: Main
06-23-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,677
Posted By Sally Dolin

Linda, If you haven't started quilting this...

Linda, If you haven't started quilting this monster on your own, and would be willing to wait to get your quilt back for 3-4 weeks,contact me off group. I have been a longarmer since '96 and could...
Forum: Main
06-19-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 80,417
Posted By Sally Dolin

I actually give a program to local quilt guilds...

I actually give a program to local quilt guilds that includes a section on tips and tricks, but life changes, tips improve and it's always good to learn from others. Thanks so much for helping me...
Forum: Pictures
06-19-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,101
Posted By Sally Dolin

Just love it - lucky guy

Just love it - lucky guy
Forum: Main
06-19-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,608
Posted By Sally Dolin

Don't explain why, just make her pay to have them...

Don't explain why, just make her pay to have them sharpened. It's amazing how quickly our children learn when things directly impact THEM. They are your sewing scissors and there is no explanation...
Forum: Main
06-19-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,663
Posted By Sally Dolin

I have quilted 1 bed runner, but for myself, I...

I have quilted 1 bed runner, but for myself, I use a crib size quilt folded down the middle. I like making smaller quilts to try out a new pattern and they work just fine. They also work good over...
Forum: Main
06-09-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,453
Posted By Sally Dolin

I check You Tube often. I learn best from being...

I check You Tube often. I learn best from being shown and on youtube there is new and fun. This group is also terrific and always willing to share.
Forum: Main
05-23-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,738
Posted By Sally Dolin

I seldom make a quilt for a customer. When I do,...

I seldom make a quilt for a customer. When I do, I charge $10 a hr for the piecing. I use an electric clock attached to a power strip with rocker switch and I keep track. This allows me to be...
Forum: Main
05-19-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,243
Posted By Sally Dolin

To: Mommomjoann - the button under the youtube...

To: Mommomjoann - the button under the youtube screen on the far left is two vertical lines. Click on it and it will pause your video and become a right pointing arrow head. When you are done, click...
Forum: Pictures
11-28-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,080
Posted By Sally Dolin

Perfect sewing room. Just love it. Would you...

Perfect sewing room. Just love it. Would you come and organize mine? I'm doing a You Tube on a rolling shelf thing made from those wood look shelves you get a places like Menards and will have it...
Forum: Main
11-28-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,981
Posted By Sally Dolin

When you are tossing those tiny bits of fabric...

When you are tossing those tiny bits of fabric and threads, remember our feathered friends would appreciate the home making supplies. I put my theads and tiny bits on the front patio and watch them...
Forum: Main
10-27-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,203
Posted By Sally Dolin

Around here you will find that Joann's has a...

Around here you will find that Joann's has a great trick. They list everything on sale for a little off, then they give you great coupons for 25% or 30% off on any item of your choice, but that...
Forum: Pictures
08-05-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,639
Posted By Sally Dolin

I am always so happy when another quilter gets...

I am always so happy when another quilter gets there own space. Very nice. The feeling of joy in your own space is just without equal. Soon you will find yourself praying that your family goes away...
08-02-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 496
Posted By Sally Dolin

This is a brand new website that has some pretty...

This is a brand new website that has some pretty cool items. WWW.Quiltsuppliesforu.com
Forum: Main
08-01-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,257
Posted By Sally Dolin

I forgot to mention, my favorite summer quilt has...

I forgot to mention, my favorite summer quilt has flannel in it for batting. It's best to use 90 wide to eliminate seams. If you want your quilt to look like an antique then don't pre wash the...
Forum: Main
07-31-2009, 05:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,257
Posted By Sally Dolin

My personal choice is Quilters Dream - I use poly...

My personal choice is Quilters Dream - I use poly for the drag around toddler quilts and charity quilts. Dream Cotton for most everything, Dream Angel for my personal bed quilts and baby quilts. The...
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