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10-13-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By toverly

Sounds high to me for a thrift store. Depends...

Sounds high to me for a thrift store. Depends upon the model number of the machine and condition.
Forum: Main
10-13-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By toverly

I would probably go with clear thread in a...

I would probably go with clear thread in a wind/wave pattern.
Forum: Main
10-12-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,661
Posted By toverly

I accepted a friend's mom's stash several years...

I accepted a friend's mom's stash several years ago. Completed about 5 of her UFO's. Never again. I don't even want fabric from the free table. I find it difficult to work on something I have no...
Forum: Main
10-12-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,133
Posted By toverly

You are so right Karamarie, it's odd how some...

You are so right Karamarie, it's odd how some people appreciate them and other don't. I gave a quilt to one person who didn't appreciate it until I mentioned at a later date that I can't make a quilt...
Forum: Pictures
10-10-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By toverly

Great pattern! Thanks for showing, Love her...

Great pattern! Thanks for showing, Love her videos.
Forum: Main
10-10-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,133
Posted By toverly

I have a large trunk full of quilts, a quilt for...

I have a large trunk full of quilts, a quilt for each bed and about 4 hanging quilts, those are for keeps for a while. I have a stockpile of quilts on a small loveseat in my dining room. That...
Forum: Main
10-10-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,603
Posted By toverly

When I wanted to purchase a roll of batting, I...

When I wanted to purchase a roll of batting, I tried one batting after the other till I found one that I liked the wrinkle and weight of the quilt after I washed it. I went with Warm and Bright, 100%...
Forum: Pictures
10-08-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,764
Posted By toverly

Looks great! I've never tried a double needle,...

Looks great! I've never tried a double needle, it's perfect.
10-08-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,133
Posted By toverly

I'll be cooking a few favorites and calling...

I'll be cooking a few favorites and calling family on the phone. Usually we have family over. My father in law is in assisted living, I don't think he will come to my house. There is a comfort in...
Forum: Recipes
10-06-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By toverly

I love okra, I have never thought of roasting it....

I love okra, I have never thought of roasting it. Thank you. I usually make okra and tomatoes.
Forum: Main
10-05-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By toverly

Bet Tartan is right, it's probably part of a...

Bet Tartan is right, it's probably part of a cotton seed. I know sometimes an entire seed has escaped being picked out and can be found in old quilts.
Forum: Main
10-04-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,116
Posted By toverly

I quilted a huge one a king with a full drop....

I quilted a huge one a king with a full drop. Never again. I did get thru it by conquering it in 4 sections. If you can get to the center, it can be done. If you can't get to the center, I'd get a...
Forum: Main
10-03-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,555
Posted By toverly

I keep a notebook that has lines on the front of...

I keep a notebook that has lines on the front of the pages and quarter inch grid on the back of the pages for all my quilty ideas. I used to carry it to meetings of course but now it just stays in...
09-30-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,267
Posted By toverly

I hand wash nothing. Everything goes into the...

I hand wash nothing. Everything goes into the washing machine. Lights with lights, brights with brights, darks with darks. Quilts get color catchers. Never ever purchase dry clean only. Here in...
09-29-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By toverly

Welcome Bevjd! I'm a former Mississippi girl....

Welcome Bevjd! I'm a former Mississippi girl. Happy Sewing!
Forum: Main
09-26-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By toverly

I have when I was finishing up a friend's mom's...

I have when I was finishing up a friend's mom's ufos. Her fabrics were poly/cottons which I guess was what was available in her area at the time. I used cotton. The only difference I noticed was the...
Forum: Main
09-26-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By toverly

As long as all my blocks are the same, I don't...

As long as all my blocks are the same, I don't care if they are larger or smaller than the recommended size. But if I'm making a block for a swap, I will make one larger and cut it down to the...
Forum: Main
09-26-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By toverly

Make a lap/twin size. 48-54 x 60-72. Perfect for...

Make a lap/twin size. 48-54 x 60-72. Perfect for placing two babies on especially when they start to roll and crawl. Later on you can make a more specific quilt for each twin if you like.
Forum: Main
09-26-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By toverly

I haven't made sheets but I have used fabric...

I haven't made sheets but I have used fabric scraps to make decorative pillowcases and of course made pillowshams (my favorite). Love the idea of doing the same with the top sheet. But then, quilts...
Forum: Recipes
09-26-2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By toverly

Gumbo, gravy, anything with a sauce. Have you...

Gumbo, gravy, anything with a sauce. Have you seen Kevin Belton's brown flour? He bakes it in the oven, so it is prebrowned and cooked already. Love it. He is a chef with a show on PBS here in...
Forum: Main
09-23-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By toverly

I am definitely label challenged. I finally...

I am definitely label challenged. I finally decided to get printed labels from Wunderlabel. My little tiny labels just say, Made with love by, Tish Overly, Gulf Breeze, FL. No name for the quilt, no...
Forum: Recipes
09-23-2020, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By toverly

Yum! I never thought of that, definitely worth a...

Yum! I never thought of that, definitely worth a try! Thanks for posting.
Forum: Main
09-22-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By toverly

I use cafe curtain rods, they are only about 2...

I use cafe curtain rods, they are only about 2 inches from the wall. I have the brackets permanently mounted and the small rods sit in them so I can remove them using a long pole. I put two sleeves...
Forum: Main
09-15-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By toverly

I don't iron but I do smush any glue blobs flat....

I don't iron but I do smush any glue blobs flat. There aren't alot since I water down my glue but it is helpful.I just let dry overnight like others.
Forum: Recipes
09-13-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By toverly

Sounds good to me too! I've been onWeight...

Sounds good to me too! I've been onWeight Watchers and have blended in all kind of crazy combinations in baked goods as healthy alternatives. Applesauce for oil, Greek yogurt for milk, extra fruit in...
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