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06-19-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,554
Posted By Learner747

Pin Cushion fillings

I just made another one last night. I lined it with fusible interfacing and filled it with walnut shells & steel wool. The interfacing prevent the shells from escaping and small holes and the steel...
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06-19-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,554
Posted By Learner747

Pin Cushion fillings

I just made another one last night. I lined it with fusible interfacing and filled it with walnut shells & steel wool. The interfacing prevents the shells from escaping the small holes or loose...
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03-14-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By Learner747

No pressure on presser feet

I have a Bernina 1000 that my DH bought new about 25 years ago. One of many factors which caused us to choose it was how it sewed evenly over denim hems. I have only a little pressure these days. It...
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02-20-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,391
Posted By Learner747

I would reverse the order.

I would reverse the placement of the borders. Ex: a 1 1/2 " deep color from the blocks for the inner border, then a 4" border of the dark cream. With the inner border of a deep color, it will make...
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02-20-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,602
Posted By Learner747

I make queen and king size quilts for a...

I make queen and king size quilts for a particular bed. Measuring the beds with sides and bottom hanging almost to the floor (within 6-8"). Then I use them on top of the beds.
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02-20-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,736
Posted By Learner747

My Rowenta I purchased in 1980 gave it up last...

My Rowenta I purchased in 1980 gave it up last month. So after such great service I began shopping for another Row. I found a new one on Ebay for $45 and free shipping. I love it! I feel like I am...
02-12-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,049
Posted By Learner747

You can tell from the posts that these lites are...

You can tell from the posts that these lites are terrific. My advice is to check the prices for them from Kohl's. I did and was able to get mine for much less than the ones at Joann's on sale.
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02-11-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,963
Posted By Learner747

I am using Moda in a quilt now and am very...

I am using Moda in a quilt now and am very disappointed. I always prewash fabric. When I did this time the Moda shrank a lot. I have had to remeasure all the pieces because I lost about 10%. Next...
01-25-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,752
Posted By Learner747

The "seller" is the USPS. When you go there, type...

The "seller" is the USPS. When you go there, type in USPS/dead parcels.
01-24-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,752
Posted By Learner747

You are correct in that Postal workers do not get...

You are correct in that Postal workers do not get to keep undeliverable mail. After a specific amount of time the Dead Parcels are auctioned on a special Ebay account.
01-24-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,752
Posted By Learner747

Even military mail must go through that country's...

Even military mail must go through that country's Customs Dept. That is where nearly all missing merchandise can be traced to.
01-24-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,752
Posted By Learner747

Only address one side of the package. Postal...

Only address one side of the package. Postal workers are on deadlines and must work quickly. If a worker picks up a package to sort to the correct bins and happens to pick up a side with the address...
01-24-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,827
Posted By Learner747

Netflix question...

I am very excited because today we subscribed to Netflix. I was hoping to find some quilting shows on it to watch but I don't know how to find them. Do any of you know what I need to do to find some?...
01-10-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By Learner747

Fabric and Jewels

I have sewn a satin dress for a granddaughter and I want to add a few jewels to it. So I wonder is there an adhesive which will attach them permanently? I have tried Allene's, E6000, and Gorilla but...
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11-04-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,247
Posted By Learner747

I have made little girls' skirts in each child's...

I have made little girls' skirts in each child's favorite color.
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10-12-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,812
Posted By Learner747

It SHRANK!!!!

I am making a quilt for my son-in-law which has shades of dark blue for half and ivory for the other half. I washed the jewel blue backing and it bled a lot. The quilt top is made of Layer Cakes so I...
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10-04-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,367
Posted By Learner747

Wool batting?

I am making a quilt for my son-in-law and I am trying to decide on batting. I suggested a soft wool batting which will give extra warmth. They live up north.
Our daughter says since he will be...
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09-09-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,885
Posted By Learner747

I am also a "Linda in Missouri" in the central...

I am also a "Linda in Missouri" in the central state area. Where is this place you talked about and do you have information regarding retreats. It sounds great.
Forum: Main
09-09-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,885
Posted By Learner747

I am also a Linda in Missouri. Where is this...

I am also a Linda in Missouri. Where is this place? It sounds great. Do you know when their next retreat is?
09-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,558
Posted By Learner747

I loved the Testament so much I read it again....

I loved the Testament so much I read it again. Grisham can make you believe you are in the story rather than watching.
08-16-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,558
Posted By Learner747

I love that book. I have read it three times and...

I love that book. I have read it three times and each time I pick up more and more details. I highly recommend it.
06-16-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,627
Posted By Learner747

What a great story and the punch line was...

What a great story and the punch line was totaling surprising! I love it!:D
Forum: Main
06-16-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By Learner747

Nearly every one of Jenny Bier's patterns are...

Nearly every one of Jenny Bier's patterns are challenging. My grandson chose one of hers on line. I was new at piecing tops and dulled my seam ripper before I was done. But now we are all pleased...
06-16-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,082
Posted By Learner747

Mine has been cleaning and painting the deck for...

Mine has been cleaning and painting the deck for two years. When I finally pushed him a bit, he went outside and worked. From the sliding door it was looking better, until I walked out there. He had...
06-16-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,414
Posted By Learner747

We never throw out food. If it goes bad or is...

We never throw out food. If it goes bad or is well beyond the expiration date, we just chop it up and add to the compost bin for next year's planting.
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