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Forum: Recipes
03-11-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,136
Posted By crazythread

I have been making this cake for about 50 years...

I have been making this cake for about 50 years or so. My Mom made it before that. It was always our special birthday cake when I was growing up. It became my husband and son's. It is not a birthday...
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08-31-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,816
Posted By crazythread

After looking at this product, it seems you...

After looking at this product, it seems you should be able to make one yourself using a soda bottle or something similar. Its worth a try. if I have any luck I will post a picture.....
Forum: Pictures
08-06-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,909
Posted By crazythread

I have been to Obie's several times. The lady at...

I have been to Obie's several times. The lady at the cutting board seems to know where everything is. Just ask her and she goes right to it. Amazing.........What I really laugh at, is she has a...
08-01-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,945
Posted By crazythread

I don't know if it will work but I would try good...

I don't know if it will work but I would try good old fashion Peroxide. I saw a link on peroxide and how it will remove the scorch marks on your ironing board and ink from your printer. I tried both...
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07-10-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By crazythread

I bought one about a year ago. I use it for all...

I bought one about a year ago. I use it for all of my piecing. I have a BABY LOCK SYMPHONY I use for machine quilting and stitch decorating. The Sing 160 is a great machine. The only problem I have...
Forum: Main
07-10-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,219
Posted By crazythread

I just bought a neat needle pad from CONNECTING...

I just bought a neat needle pad from CONNECTING THREADS. It is called "MY PAD FOR NEEDLES" It is a Machine needle pad organizer. It has a space for the most common needles. You just pin the needle to...
Forum: Pictures
07-10-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,041
Posted By crazythread

I use the same pvc pipe, but I slip ribbon thru...

I use the same pvc pipe, but I slip ribbon thru the pipe and put it around my neck and the piping rules off very nicely. I wouldn't try to sew binding on any other way. I roll the binding on the pvc...
Forum: Pictures
06-26-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,756
Posted By crazythread

I think scrappy quilts look good with sashing. I...

I think scrappy quilts look good with sashing. I just call them "organized scrappy". to keep the scrappy look going you could use different shades of sashing. If you wanted a Light sashing just go...
Forum: Recipes
05-23-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,838
Posted By crazythread

When my husband makes home made soups - pea soup...

When my husband makes home made soups - pea soup - potato soup - etc and wants the soup to be thicker, he adds instant mashed potatoes, waits awhile and adds more depending on how thick he wants the...
Forum: Main
05-04-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,553
Posted By crazythread

Free motion quilting with templates

I am relatively new (about a year) into FMQ. I have recently bought a BabyLock Symphony and would like to know if anyone has done FMQ with this type machine using the plastic templates I see the long...
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04-17-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By crazythread

I ordered this class and was very pleased with...

I ordered this class and was very pleased with it. I am now on my third quilt a 94 x 94' rail fence pattern. My first one was a 36" wall hanging. My second "big" quilt was a twin size Kaleidoscope...
Forum: Main
04-09-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,284
Posted By crazythread

I do the same as Jan in VA. Look way ahead like...

I do the same as Jan in VA. Look way ahead like when driving. I am new (started last year) to FMQ and having issues also. One being able to follow lines in a pattern. I have a babylock symphony...
Forum: Main
04-07-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,645
Posted By crazythread

This has happened to me on several occasions. I...

This has happened to me on several occasions. I use what they call in embroidery the ladder stitch. You bury your knot take a small stitch vertically close to the edge, than another one directly...
03-21-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,115
Posted By crazythread

Sorry I do not live closer (I am in Maryland) but...

Sorry I do not live closer (I am in Maryland) but I had to share my experience with you. Several years ago I was in your position. I wanted desperately to belong to a group of quilters but was...
Forum: Main
03-10-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,934
Posted By crazythread

Have you ever made a "Stack and Whack" quilt....

Have you ever made a "Stack and Whack" quilt. This material would be perfect. This quilt is sometimes called a Kaleidoscope Quilt. he fabric is cut in a specific order and sewn back together. It...
02-09-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,823
Posted By crazythread

I have read Jennifer Chiverani's book also. It ...

I have read Jennifer Chiverani's book also. It inspired me to search out and read Elizabeth Keckley's book. I found that Jennifer's novel closely followed Keckley's account. I have also read Jean R....
Forum: Recipes
02-06-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,881
Posted By crazythread

From what I have seen on TV, Spam is so popular...

From what I have seen on TV, Spam is so popular in Hawaii it is almost the state most popular "meat". My husband claims that when he use to go fishing he could trade his "spam sandwiches" with the...
02-04-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,662
Posted By crazythread

Thank You Thank You Thank You.....I have been...

Thank You Thank You Thank You.....I have been searching the net for this pattern forever. I am an avid reader and this looks wonderful....
Forum: Main
01-28-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By crazythread

Check out MODA They are doing a CIVIL WAR QUILT...

Check out MODA They are doing a CIVIL WAR QUILT with their material
Forum: Main
11-29-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,790
Posted By crazythread

Hi, I've made several log cabin quilts and this...

Hi, I've made several log cabin quilts and this is how I quilt them. I quilt around the center square (some times called the chimney) then around each row of logs. What I end up with is a square...
Forum: Main
11-28-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By crazythread

Question Foot peddle

Some time ago I saw directions on the board (at least I think it was here) for holder to hold your sewing machine peddle in place on the floor while you are sewing. Does anyone remember this. I have...
11-04-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,617
Posted By crazythread

Love the idea could you share the sizes of the...

Love the idea could you share the sizes of the circles for the tree? Please please
Forum: Main
11-03-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,503
Posted By crazythread

I have taught several new quilters the log cabin...

I have taught several new quilters the log cabin pattern. the most important thing to do is check your measurements and square up your log block after each row is completed . By row I mean....Start...
Forum: Main
10-30-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,021
Posted By crazythread

Go to quiltville. com. This is Bonnie Hunter's...

Go to quiltville. com. This is Bonnie Hunter's site. she is the queen of scrap quilts imho. She has several free patterns to choose from. She also does a mystery scrap quilt each year, she will be...
Forum: Main
10-07-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,733
Posted By crazythread

Retreat

I live in Maryland and am always looking for new retreats. PM me with some specifics such as: where are you located exactly, can anyone attend your retreat, do you have individual teaching classes or...
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