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Forum: Main
11-30-2017, 03:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,500
Posted By EvelynB

Don't cancel class at the last minute. After...

Don't cancel class at the last minute. After buying supplies it's infuriating to have it canceled because not enough people signed up. Make it fun and they will come. Every single student should be...
Forum: Main
11-30-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,336
Posted By EvelynB

Teachers!

How about similar rules for teachers? The last class I took was a nightmare. If I hadn't come with friends I would have left.
Show up on time.
Have a class supply list ahead of time.
Xerox...
Forum: Tutorials
11-29-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 113,844
Posted By EvelynB

Looks like the perfect Secret Santa gift to me....

Looks like the perfect Secret Santa gift to me. Great tutorial. I also enjoy making frog pincushions. The white lily one would be perfect for the frog.
Forum: Main
11-27-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,581
Posted By EvelynB

Thanks

Thank you, ladies. I'm late to the discussion but today I got the serpentine stitch programmed into my 6600. It'll be great in my sashing.
Evelyn
06-15-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,553
Posted By EvelynB

I switched to Consumer Cellular. No contract, use...

I switched to Consumer Cellular. No contract, use my iPhones, and DH shares me plan for $10 extra. Together it's less than the cost of just his AT&T plan. Like that I can change the plan when I get...
Forum: Pictures
06-14-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,606
Posted By EvelynB

We love our children and use our skills to make...

We love our children and use our skills to make beautiful treasures for them. My DD knitted awesome bathroom rugs. Used quality yarn and they're still wonderful. Mom used her wedding quilt for over...
06-14-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,455
Posted By EvelynB

DH has back problems and we've owned every...

DH has back problems and we've owned every mattress made. Luckily we learned to ask about return policies because it takes a few nights to determine if it'll work. Can't be shy. Spent more on...
Forum: Pictures
06-08-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,490
Posted By EvelynB

How very sweet! My DD has been trying for 8 years...

How very sweet! My DD has been trying for 8 years and after a major illness last year I was worried I'd never see her have a baby. But this week I'm on vacation with them and she's 12 weeks along....
Forum: Main
03-06-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,368
Posted By EvelynB

I bought the 7700 too. Thought I needed the...

I bought the 7700 too. Thought I needed the lights. Biggest money mistake I've ever made! Janome quit making that machine after so many of us had problems. Mine works well the first few days after a...
02-09-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,277
Posted By EvelynB

My DD is a librarian in a major city. She helped...

My DD is a librarian in a major city. She helped start their online book system and has taught librarians and hundreds patrons how to use many different devices. She's also owned Nook, iPad, Kindle,...
02-06-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,310
Posted By EvelynB

When I read "quit quilting and clean house" I...

When I read "quit quilting and clean house" I assumed someone else was having company today.
I try to invite a group of friends 3-4 times a month just to force me to clean house. Why clean...
Forum: Main
01-29-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,041
Posted By EvelynB

I did a runner that was 1 ft by 30 ft. I...

I did a runner that was 1 ft by 30 ft. I appliqued the first digits of PI 3.14159... For my math classroom. The applique was boring but I used fruit and meat fabrics. Took a long time for students to...
Forum: Main
01-29-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,585
Posted By EvelynB

My Janome 6500 did the same thing. I took it to 3...

My Janome 6500 did the same thing. I took it to 3 cities and 3 repairmen. One said it was an internal maintenance problem, another sold me a new foot, and the last declared it was in my imagination....
12-24-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,001
Posted By EvelynB

It's also terrifying that there's so many idiots...

It's also terrifying that there's so many idiots walking in parking lots checking their phones oblivious to the dangers. The areas around high schools and colleges are really having a lot of...
12-23-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,740
Posted By EvelynB

When you give to charity, it is a gift....

When you give to charity, it is a gift. Therefore, when you give an unwanted present to Goodwill or Salvation Army you are indeed re gifting. Better than trashing it or setting it in the back of the...
Forum: Main
12-23-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,317
Posted By EvelynB

So worth it! You're lucky to have a supportive DD...

So worth it! You're lucky to have a supportive DD with a great attitude who will obviously treasure that quilt. You'll put love in each stitch.
12-01-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,223
Posted By EvelynB

I'm so glad to read all these positive reviews....

I'm so glad to read all these positive reviews. Target has the 600 for half price so I ordered one last night. Both my kids have one and I'm always jealous. I keep burning out small mixers so this...
Forum: Main
10-07-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,202
Posted By EvelynB

My cats will unpin fabric and run with the pins....

My cats will unpin fabric and run with the pins. All the while they're laughing at me. If I've got a tissue paper pattern pinned to fabric they like to scratch and tear it up too.
Forum: Tutorials
06-18-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 274,978
Posted By EvelynB

Thank you again for the great photo tutorial. I...

Thank you again for the great photo tutorial. I used it to set in some embroidered blocks for a wallhanging. The blocks were Oriental circles and the fabric was too lovely to cut up so pieced blocks...
Forum: Main
08-01-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By EvelynB

I used Frixon pens to mark lines for embroidery...

I used Frixon pens to mark lines for embroidery on green and purple Kona. After ironing the fabric looked bleached. I tossed them because obviously the chemicals might hurt fabrics.
Evelyn
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