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12-06-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By pdriggs

Oh my! I have never felt the need to call someone...

Oh my! I have never felt the need to call someone out for how they like to get their information from the board, so I do not know why I am in the wrong to want to get my information in a way that is...
12-06-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By pdriggs

It was not a threat or a dead horse. I just want...

It was not a threat or a dead horse. I just want the program to work as it was intended. These are not silly emails, the [email protected] does not get results, and I don't want to continue with the hassle if...
12-06-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By pdriggs

I have sent three emails to the [email protected] that...

I have sent three emails to the [email protected] that Patrice said we need to contact. I have asked if I have been unsubbed from the daily digest, but have gotten no answer. Short of sending myself a daily...
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09-27-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By pdriggs

Tshirt quilt with fusible batting?

I searched the forum and did not see this anywhere.

I am thinking about doing a tshirt quilt using fusible batting to stabilize the pieces. I intend to quilt each block as I go, then put the...
09-14-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,139
Posted By pdriggs

I also have a few of the Whitman's chocolate...

I also have a few of the Whitman's chocolate sampler tins. They are about the same size, and are prettier than the Altoids! I'm not sure if they are still making them. Check the drug stores and...
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08-09-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,386
Posted By pdriggs

I use the lines on my cutting board for the ruler...

I use the lines on my cutting board for the ruler and put the slidelock directly on the fabric. It makes cutting so much better for me. My cutting mat is accurate, so this works very well for me. I...
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06-25-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,945
Posted By pdriggs

I purchased a cheap one, but threw it away. I'd...

I purchased a cheap one, but threw it away. I'd like to see the instructions also.
Phyllis
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06-18-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,503
Posted By pdriggs

My sister-in-law calls mine the laboratory! I...

My sister-in-law calls mine the laboratory! I sew, do crafts, quilt, make soap, and before I had a dedicated area for it, made wine in it. When we built the house we combined two rooms, one end is...
06-16-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,555
Posted By pdriggs

I got the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 because it has a...

I got the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 because it has a larger screen, and I really like it.
Phyllis
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05-14-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,731
Posted By pdriggs

Re: Helpful Hints

Back in the day.........before disposable diapers, we used to run the diaper pins through our hair to make them easy to get through the diaper. Brings back memories!
Phyllis
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04-22-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,362
Posted By pdriggs

I think is is really a personal decision. I have...

I think is is really a personal decision. I have only quilted for a few years, but have sewn garments for over 50. I found out early on that the poly or poly with cotton was the way to go with...
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04-22-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,741
Posted By pdriggs

RE: Help with embroidery

The best advice I have gotten is to hoop the stabilizer, and then pin or spray baste the fabric to the stabilizer. This has worked for me with all types of stabilizers.

I also use the fix button...
04-09-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,519
Posted By pdriggs

Re: red ballon zipper

I think those of use who started out sewing garments--say 50 years ago!--were taught about the red ball in home ec. I see a lot of quilters who have never sewn garments. Those long seams in a...
01-29-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,473
Posted By pdriggs

Evansville is closed

Thanks to everyone for your input. It has been helpful. I will be on the lookout when we travel.

There was a store in Evansville that closed, but there appears to be another one in a different...
01-27-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,473
Posted By pdriggs

Ben Franklin Stores

I saw in another post that there are still some Ben Franklin stores in operation. I have been trying for a few days now to find a list of ones in Indiana, Ohio, or Kentucky that are open.

If you...
01-24-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,848
Posted By pdriggs

Yes, I found this site a few weeks ago.

The price for Organ titanium top stitch needles was 7.50 for packs of ten, so I got a bunch! I also ordered some embroidery thread. Haven't opened the thread yet.

It did take a while to get the...
01-14-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,792
Posted By pdriggs

Fabric mills or outlets along The River Road and the Natchez Trace

In April we will catch The River Road (hiway 61, which follows the Mississippi) near St Louis and follow it to New Orleans. We will detour to Shreveport to visit a granddaughter in the Air Force.
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12-07-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,100
Posted By pdriggs

If you like Tony Hillerman, Tricia Fields won the...

If you like Tony Hillerman, Tricia Fields won the Hillerman award for Best First Mystery in 2010 with "The Territory". Her novels are set on the Texas, Mexican border and has a female Chief of...
10-19-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,903
Posted By pdriggs

When our grandchildren started driving we began...

When our grandchildren started driving we began getting a family plan AAA for our daughter and son. I think the adults have had to use it more than the kids. As long as the kids are at home, or in...
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08-16-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,614
Posted By pdriggs

Just dont use painters tape on vinyl with a...

Just dont use painters tape on vinyl with a roller foot and sew over it. Just ask me how I know.
Phyllis
Forum: Main
08-16-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,088
Posted By pdriggs

Cool Re: Choice of large or small blocks?

I would always go for the large blocks. Anyone remember macreme? I always did mine with rope!
07-30-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,231
Posted By pdriggs

I got the helping hand a few months ago and it is...

I got the helping hand a few months ago and it is really nifty. I use it a lot. Great for huning threads and splinters!
05-17-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,224
Posted By pdriggs

Tricia Fields has a mystery series with three...

Tricia Fields has a mystery series with three books out so far. The main character is a female Police Chief in a small town on the border between Texas and Mexico. Her first book is called The...
Forum: Main
05-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,246
Posted By pdriggs

For peace of mind, why not call the manufacturer...

For peace of mind, why not call the manufacturer of your machines?

Phyllis
Forum: Main
05-15-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,246
Posted By pdriggs

Magnets on sewing machines.

I contacted Viking a while back about sewing machines and magnets. They told me there is no harm at all with magnets and their sewing machines.

If a magnet can stick to any part of your machine...
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