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Forum: Main
07-24-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,877
Posted By Prissnboot

Repurposing non-quilting items

Hey, I 'm wondering what you guys re-use in your sewing rooms that originally had a non-quilting purpose? For instance, I've purchased from an auto-parts store a magnetic screw bowl and used it as a...
12-07-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,909
Posted By Prissnboot

and I know exactly what you are chain piecing...

and I know exactly what you are chain piecing too! ORL!!! Good luck and what a great solution to your problem.
12-07-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,259
Posted By Prissnboot

Not only do I put the patterns in the sheet...

Not only do I put the patterns in the sheet protectors, but I separate the pattern pieces out. View A goes in one, View B in another, and so on. This way I don't have to fuss with stuff I don't...
11-15-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,691
Posted By Prissnboot

I use the collapsable 12"x12"x12" cloth boxes and...

I use the collapsable 12"x12"x12" cloth boxes and I keep them in a cage tower kind of thing in my sewing room closet. I keep each project in its own plastic grocery bag so no dust. Perhaps...
11-15-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,166
Posted By Prissnboot

I'm totally stealing that shade idea for my...

I'm totally stealing that shade idea for my design wall!
Forum: Pictures
09-19-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,958
Posted By Prissnboot

Hurricane Harvey Relief

I made and donated this Friendship Braid quilt for Hurricane Harvey relief to raffle off for affected employees. The beauty of this is that except for the batting and binding, the braids came from...
Forum: Main
09-02-2017, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Prissnboot

wow those quilts are busy! But great work!

wow those quilts are busy! But great work!
Forum: Main
09-01-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Prissnboot

Twister borders

Hey there from recovering Houston Texas!!! While we were fortunate enough to avoid the flooding of the recent storm, we are still without electricity. Two of our neighbors have offered to...
Forum: Pictures
09-01-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,260
Posted By Prissnboot

If that lady dares to not love this beauty, she...

If that lady dares to not love this beauty, she should be drawn and fat-quartered!!! This is BEAUTIFUL!!
Forum: Main
08-21-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,752
Posted By Prissnboot

Big Box "quilt fabrics" vs quilting store quilt fabrics

So, what's your opinion about the huge retailer's "Quilt Fabrics" offerings? One just announced 6 new lines of quilting fabrics. While I haven't seen them, I'm sure they are as colorful and pretty...
Forum: Main
08-21-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,714
Posted By Prissnboot

I've said for years that quilting is not a cheap...

I've said for years that quilting is not a cheap sport.
05-25-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,970
Posted By Prissnboot

I absolutely LOVE this idea!!! I plan on putting...

I absolutely LOVE this idea!!! I plan on putting notes in all of my UFO's this weekend because my best friend Justin Case (we all know Justin) seems to lurk and visit unexpectedly.

However, my...
03-15-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,975
Posted By Prissnboot

I agree with Redstilettos on this one. I'm in...

I agree with Redstilettos on this one. I'm in the Houston TX area if you need any help!!! LOL..good luck luck and enjoy the journey.
Forum: Main
02-07-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,515
Posted By Prissnboot

I made my shower curtain - 12" blocks 6 columns...

I made my shower curtain - 12" blocks 6 columns of 6 rows. I did a raw edge applique of 3 hearts nested in each other, sitting on alternating black with white polka dots, and pink with white polka...
01-31-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,252
Posted By Prissnboot

Believe it or not, I had that same exact...

Believe it or not, I had that same exact printer's drawer as a shadow box when I was a teenager!
Forum: Main
01-26-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,269
Posted By Prissnboot

Contact a woodworker. My father is one and he...

Contact a woodworker. My father is one and he had me cut the fabric into 2" strips and he loves them. he uses the pieces to apply oil or wax or whatever to his pieces while turning them on the...
01-04-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 56,177
Posted By Prissnboot

Last year my NYResolution was to finish up my...

Last year my NYResolution was to finish up my IPO's (In Progress Objects sounds so much more positive than UFO, don't you think?). I finished a couple then people had babies and that required a new...
12-21-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 59,130
Posted By Prissnboot

You set your timer on 15 minutes to stop your...

You set your timer on 15 minutes to stop your organizing time? I set my timer on 15 minutes and clean during those 15 minutes - housecleaning, not sewing room related cleaning, then I give myself an...
12-02-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,542
Posted By Prissnboot

Hi Rob. You are speaking very dangerously, with...

Hi Rob. You are speaking very dangerously, with this "put it away and deal with it later" philosophy!! The "out of sight, out of mind" fairy is going to come and bite you in the hiney big time! ...
Forum: Main
12-02-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,465
Posted By Prissnboot

Does anyone miss being a quilting newbie?

Remember the days when everything was new and bright and shiny in the quilting world? When you just couldn't get enough of it, and your non-quilty friends almost walked the other way because they...
11-13-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,421
Posted By Prissnboot

Merry Tailormade Christmas to me!!!

I just put the Tailormade Quilters Dream (I think that's what its called) on layaway yesterday. My goal is to have it home by Christmas and with all of my overtime pay and my Christmas bonus tgat...
Forum: Main
11-09-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,213
Posted By Prissnboot

I have a dedicated cutting/work space. I had a...

I have a dedicated cutting/work space. I had a piece of plywood cut to fit my cutting mat. Then i glued nonskid rubber kibd of stuff on it, then laid the cutting mat on top of that. I have 3 computer...
Forum: Main
11-07-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,213
Posted By Prissnboot

your sewing desk/cabinet/surface

So I went to the Houston quilt show (of course) and I was drooling over the various sewing furniture I saw. I currently have a dining room table as my sewing "desk" and I am wanting to upgrade. ...
10-13-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,243
Posted By Prissnboot

I'm fortunate enough to have one sewing area, and...

I'm fortunate enough to have one sewing area, and to me, unless I'm working on two projects at once (and don't even get my mind started there!), it would be too much of a pain to haul stuff from one...
10-08-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,212
Posted By Prissnboot

I also have a lot of sewing patterns and...

I also have a lot of sewing patterns and embroidery floss that i would like to track. Does anyone have an app to track it all?
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