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Forum: Main
Today, 05:41 AM
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Posted By tropit

Piecing old blankets to make a quilt

Has anyone ever pieced together old, wool blankets to make a quilt? (s/a Hudson Bay, or Pendleton blankets.) If so, how did you attach the pieces together? I have a lot of old blanket scraps and...
Forum: Main
Yesterday, 06:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
Posted By tropit

I learned at a young age to have not fear and be...

I learned at a young age to have not fear and be brave. I was the youngest in a group of kids in my neighborhood, so I had to learn fast. However, none of them ever did free motion quilting, so...
Forum: Main
Yesterday, 06:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 51,826
Posted By tropit

Surely the quilting world has come up with wash...

Surely the quilting world has come up with wash away paper by now.
Forum: Main
Yesterday, 06:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 51,826
Posted By tropit

Thumbs up That is cool! Who'da thought? I'm gonna have to...

That is cool! Who'da thought? I'm gonna have to try that on a small project. Congrats on your blue ribbon too.
10-21-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By tropit

Thanks...I'll have to check that out.

Thanks...I'll have to check that out.
Forum: Recipes
10-21-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By tropit

Well...yeah...I love real crab too and we have...

Well...yeah...I love real crab too and we have lots of it here, on our coast, but it's expensive.
Forum: Recipes
10-21-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By tropit

Surimi is not made out of crab. It's made out of...

Surimi is not made out of crab. It's made out of white fish. Maybe you can eat it without any problems.
Forum: Recipes
10-20-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By tropit

Do You Like Surimi (Fake Crab) ???

I lived in Hawaii as a teenager and I ate a lot of surimi, which was very popular and usually served in saimin, salads, etc. I love it from a sentimental point of view. It's also really cheap, so...
Forum: Main
10-20-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By tropit

I wonder, can you use that type of sewing machine...

I wonder, can you use that type of sewing machine foot and rulers for a slant needle machine?
Forum: Main
10-20-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By tropit

Your quilts are beautiful and so is your sewing...

Your quilts are beautiful and so is your sewing machine!
10-17-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By tropit

Try IKEA. I found some wooden ones there...

Try IKEA. I found some wooden ones there recently.
Forum: Recipes
10-17-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By tropit

Uh...you coooouuuuuld make moonshine with it too,...

Uh...you coooouuuuuld make moonshine with it too, but that might be illegal. ;)

It would also require a still.
Forum: Main
10-15-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,936
Posted By tropit

I love this one too...downloaded. Thanks.

I love this one too...downloaded. Thanks.
Forum: Main
10-15-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,936
Posted By tropit

Thanks for this tip. I'm downloading this...

Thanks for this tip. I'm downloading this pattern. I love free!
Forum: Main
10-15-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,622
Posted By tropit

First, I really like your quilt top. It looks...

First, I really like your quilt top. It looks like the ocean to me...very pretty!

I love a contrasting color for the back. If it were me, I'd pick something earthy to go with a natural, watery...
Forum: Recipes
10-15-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By tropit

Apple mash is what is left over after you juice...

Apple mash is what is left over after you juice the apples. I use a juicer which collects the pulp. You could also use an apple press. There's some skin and pulp and a few chunks of apples in it. ...
Forum: Recipes
10-14-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By tropit

Apple Mash Vinegar & Boiled Cider

It's the end of apple season and I've just juiced the last of the apples. I have about 8 gallons of juice. Some will be made into vinegar, some I'll boil down into syrup, some we'll drink and all...
Forum: Pictures
10-14-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,624
Posted By tropit

Wow! It looks great! Nice Job!

Wow! It looks great! Nice Job!
Forum: Main
10-14-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,245
Posted By tropit

I have 4, small, hand-tied quilts that I've kept...

I have 4, small, hand-tied quilts that I've kept over the 10 years that I've been quilting. They're not the best of the bunch. All of the other, better quality, quilts were given away to family,...
Forum: Main
10-13-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,092
Posted By tropit

Why choose? I'd better go put them all in the...

Why choose? I'd better go put them all in the car, just in case I have to get away fast. :D
Forum: Main
10-13-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,658
Posted By tropit

I'm making a quilt using wool for the first time....

I'm making a quilt using wool for the first time. I love it, so far. Can you wash it? I'm thinking machine wash in cold water, lay flat to dry.
Forum: Main
10-09-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,423
Posted By tropit

I've taken my Singer 403A in once since I bought...

I've taken my Singer 403A in once since I bought it used, in 1972. I only took it in, because I thought that I was supposed to. The repair man showed me a couple of easy things to do to keep it...
10-01-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By tropit

Another update on my MDG purchases. So, I...

Another update on my MDG purchases.

So, I washed 6 yards of another fabric that I purchased from MDG and it shredded along the selvage...not good. Not only that, but it is still very rough. ...
Forum: Main
09-30-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,309
Posted By tropit

Of course, you could do the opposite...buy the...

Of course, you could do the opposite...buy the sheets, plus one extra sheet to make a quilt from it.
09-30-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,428
Posted By tropit

I've done that one before too. It just created...

I've done that one before too. It just created too much friction....LOL.
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