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09-15-2016, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By Edie

I just put in a request at the library for a new...

I just put in a request at the library for a new book of Jennifer Chiaverini's collection of historical fact/fiction books. She wrote two about Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd's maid, another of U. S....
09-12-2016, 02:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,242
Posted By Edie

I believe my wood was 1" thick, 12x12". I used a...

I believe my wood was 1" thick, 12x12". I used a pencil to draw the design and then painted it and sprayed it with polyurethane. I hung it dead center over the garage door. It has been up for...
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09-10-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,350
Posted By Edie

$ 5.00 each or 5 for $20.00 or $1.00 each or 6...

$ 5.00 each or 5 for $20.00 or $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. When the cancer quilt I made for a raffle , that's how they sold the tickets and they made over $1,000 the first year and $2,500 the second...
Forum: Recipes
09-09-2016, 04:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,973
Posted By Edie

When I empty out the juice in the tuna can I save...

When I empty out the juice in the tuna can I save it for Bess' dinner (mix it with the dog food). Salmon or tuna - no waste. I put onions, celery, Miracle Whip, chopped olives, radishes, a little...
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09-08-2016, 02:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,522
Posted By Edie

I have four machines (all named) packed away and...

I have four machines (all named) packed away and one out. It is my newest one, very expensive......I named it Baby Brother!

I never had a brother and now I have a Brother, so his name is Baby...
09-06-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,956
Posted By Edie

I figured that if I have a window to look out of...

I figured that if I have a window to look out of when I am sewing, I am the luckiest person in the world. I don't like looking at walls. So, I took a part of what used to be (we called) the TV...
Forum: Recipes
09-06-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,014
Posted By Edie

Stevia and Truvia are NOT artificial sweetners. ...

Stevia and Truvia are NOT artificial sweetners. They come from the Stevia plant. My niece planted some and couldn't figure where the leaves went to -- Ah Hah! The kids were eating them. I use...
Forum: Recipes
08-24-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,485
Posted By Edie

I I use Kraft Coleslaw dressing - try that...

I

I use Kraft Coleslaw dressing - try that with cucumbers and a little onion and parsley and black pepper. Marzetti's would taste about the same. Enjoy. Edie
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08-24-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,250
Posted By Edie

Check in and around Amish country. They have...

Check in and around Amish country. They have different weights to them. I am in the progress of making a quilt and am using the heavier fabric, which would probably be used as a summer jacket or a...
Forum: Recipes
08-24-2016, 02:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,485
Posted By Edie

Miracle Whip, mustard to taste and the piece...

Miracle Whip, mustard to taste and the piece d'resistance - Horseradish sauce (just a teeny bit, the creamy stuff, not the ground stuff).Take it from a half Swede who knows her Deviled Eggs! Great...
08-23-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,134
Posted By Edie

I have a Brother and I love it. And yes, I have...

I have a Brother and I love it. And yes, I have been known to put the bobbin in bass-ackwards. Just take your time. Mine tells me if I have made a mistake with the bobbin or the spool of thread...
08-21-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,197
Posted By Edie

Try the quilt shop in Amana, Iowa. The people...

Try the quilt shop in Amana, Iowa. The people are terrific, know everything and whenever I go there I manage to get enough fabric to make another quilt.

Have family in the Colonies, so I love...
08-21-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,745
Posted By Edie

I wash it brand new from the store, clean from a...

I wash it brand new from the store, clean from a Thrift store. I want everything totally clean and I don't know where brand new clothes come from and what kind of bugs grow there, wherever! That is...
Forum: Main
08-21-2016, 04:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,673
Posted By Edie

I love the meander design for quilting and I...

I love the meander design for quilting and I would use a rainbow color for the quilting thread - either pastel or bright. Or an ecru. You want to see the meander design too. That is part of the...
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08-21-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,215
Posted By Edie

What about peroxide? Just a thought! No I told...

What about peroxide? Just a thought! No I told you so's!!! This is a learning experience and the world is not going to come to an end and you will use the quilt and it will keep you just as warm,...
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08-19-2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 44,040
Posted By Edie

Thumbs up I got the Brother Simplicity 885-V31/V32/V33 back...

I got the Brother Simplicity 885-V31/V32/V33 back in April, 2016. It cost $800 and some dollars for it. I love it. It has the little things that my other machines do not have and it has the...
Forum: Recipes
08-18-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Edie

I am on a no salt/low salt diet. I found...

I am on a no salt/low salt diet. I found something very interesting. I will buy the spaghetti sauce with the least amount of salt and then serve the spaghetti with 1/4C of sauce per serving. That...
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08-18-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,480
Posted By Edie

If it is for backing, border and sashing, I wash...

If it is for backing, border and sashing, I wash it and iron it. If it is small pieces for samplers, I iron first, cut it and then iron it again and then, of course, I have my handy dandy post it...
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08-17-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,042
Posted By Edie

I have made several embroidered quilts, both line...

I have made several embroidered quilts, both line stitching and Cross stitch. Actually, I am working on one now that is like counted cross stitch, but the stitches are all there, shading and the...
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08-16-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,234
Posted By Edie

It is my "treat" to have everything done, not...

It is my "treat" to have everything done, not have anything to do or anywhere to go or a book to listen to or plan on a block to do while I am working on a totally different one - I am the one that...
Forum: Main
08-15-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,130
Posted By Edie

My husband had Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and he did...

My husband had Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and he did not like being reminded of the chemotherapy and the feeling lousy. If this quilt is to be used as a gift, I wouldn't put the ribbon on it. I made...
08-12-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,742
Posted By Edie

Ice cold Shrimp Salad - That is the best...

Ice cold Shrimp Salad - That is the best breakfast in the world! That or a boiled ham sandwich with Miracle Whip on it! I used to take the bus to school and Mom would always put in an extra boiled...
Forum: Main
08-12-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,110
Posted By Edie

I only use 90/14. I only sew mending and quilts!...

I only use 90/14. I only sew mending and quilts! Don't need anything more or less. Wouldn't know which ones to use anyhow. Edie
Forum: Main
08-12-2016, 03:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,755
Posted By Edie

You could always make a Sampler and use your...

You could always make a Sampler and use your colors for the sashing, border, backing and binding with touches of the colors in the design of the Sampler. I am just starting one now and as an example...
08-11-2016, 04:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By Edie

This is off the subject a tad, but I think I am...

This is off the subject a tad, but I think I am as excited as you are and I have solved my problem. I took out two or three shrubs yesterday (from the front of the house under the two windows) and...
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