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Forum: Pictures
11-18-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,987
Posted By youngduncan

Well Done!

Well Done!
Forum: Pictures
11-04-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,172
Posted By youngduncan

That is really wonderful, and what a great...

That is really wonderful, and what a great friend! Now you have two quilts in one!!
Forum: Recipes
11-03-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By youngduncan

My favorite coleslaw is made this way: to one...

My favorite coleslaw is made this way: to one package of shredded coleslaw mix, add the dressing. It's made using 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 1/4 cup vinegar, with about a half teaspoon cracked...
Forum: Main
09-28-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,233
Posted By youngduncan

I've experienced some of the same problems on a...

I've experienced some of the same problems on a couple of my machines. I tried using a denim needle and it worked just fine on both. The denim needle is size 18 -- I think it's actually a small nail...
Forum: Main
09-28-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,078
Posted By youngduncan

After searching for several months for the...

After searching for several months for the "perfect" sewing table, I finally found a desk at IKEA that worked perfectly: right size, storage compartment, small drawer above that, larger drawer above...
Forum: Main
07-23-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,963
Posted By youngduncan

I am getting a new left knee on Thursday, so I...

I am getting a new left knee on Thursday, so I will spend most of the morning clearing out a path to my sewing machine. I won't be able to drive for six weeks, but the joint replacement coordinator...
Forum: Main
06-25-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By youngduncan

The Quilt Festival in Houston is an amazing...

The Quilt Festival in Houston is an amazing experience! I have been for the past three years, the first time as an onlooker, the last two as a class-taker, Teacher's Pet and Quilt Angel. The entire...
Forum: Main
05-15-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,633
Posted By youngduncan

I have tried several different types/brands of...

I have tried several different types/brands of fusible, but Heat & Bond Lite is my go-to. I've had the best results with its "holdability," and I don't think it leaves anything too stiff.
Forum: Pictures
04-23-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,821
Posted By youngduncan

The Sunbonnet Sue blocks are charming, to say the...

The Sunbonnet Sue blocks are charming, to say the least. However, your use of stripped sashings and nine=patch keystones really make them come alive. What a treasure you have created for three...
Forum: Pictures
04-20-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,638
Posted By youngduncan

Beautiful work! Use a different jelly roll and...

Beautiful work! Use a different jelly roll and the results be just as beautiful and make a totally different quilt.
Forum: Pictures
04-20-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,204
Posted By youngduncan

Why not make a second collage facing the other...

Why not make a second collage facing the other direction? You'll have a pair of pink pumps to wear on your sewing room wall.
Forum: Pictures
04-20-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,478
Posted By youngduncan

The sewing and piecing seed is planted. Just wait...

The sewing and piecing seed is planted. Just wait and see how your granddaughter's garden grows in the future.
Forum: Main
04-20-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,432
Posted By youngduncan

For a "normal" quilt, I prefer regular piecing or...

For a "normal" quilt, I prefer regular piecing or strip work. When I did my two Harry Potter quilts, I fell in love with paper piecing. The blocks were a lot of fun to do, and I was not limited to...
02-26-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,813
Posted By youngduncan

I hope those of you who were ailing are better...

I hope those of you who were ailing are better now. The nursing home I visit on Sunday mornings is having a tough time with flu this year -- we are required to wear face masks when we go in, just as...
02-09-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,504
Posted By youngduncan

I, too, have been getting a server error...

I, too, have been getting a server error notification for the past few days. I can go the main website and navigate around, but I really do look forward to reading the daily digest.
02-02-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,813
Posted By youngduncan

Put my package of ten groups of nine-patches in...

Put my package of ten groups of nine-patches in the mail this morning. Expected delivery is Monday, February 4, by 8:00 p.m. Hope the Post Office is right on this one.

I had a great time putting...
Forum: Recipes
01-28-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,035
Posted By youngduncan

One of the "cardinal" rules of chicken salad is...

One of the "cardinal" rules of chicken salad is one we learned at church years ago: the total amount of other ingredients should never be larger than the amount of finely chopped/shredded chicken. Of...
01-25-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,813
Posted By youngduncan

I should finish with my tenth set of blocks today...

I should finish with my tenth set of blocks today and get them into the quart-sized bag. I already have a gallon-sized bag waiting. When I get all of them bagged properly, how do I find out where to...
01-23-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,813
Posted By youngduncan

I have done half of my ten bags. It's amazing how...

I have done half of my ten bags. It's amazing how relaxing it is to steal a few minutes during the day to go sit and sew. All of my fabrics are cut and waiting in neat little piles, though I have to...
Forum: Main
01-18-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,483
Posted By youngduncan

Years ago -- too many for me to remember exactly...

Years ago -- too many for me to remember exactly (sigh!) -- the price of handmade items was figured by multiplying the cost of materials by three. Even if you were able to find a charm pack, and it...
Forum: Pictures
12-27-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,046
Posted By youngduncan

I have done two different Harry Potter quilts...

I have done two different Harry Potter quilts using the "Project of Doom" patterns. They are not difficult to follow since there are many internet videos which explain the paper piecing process....
Forum: Main
12-16-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,353
Posted By youngduncan

I use the tri-panel display boards I get at...

I use the tri-panel display boards I get at Walmart -- the kind kids use for science fair displays. I use a "special" rotary cutter to make 6" x 12" slabs and wind my fabric around those. It makes...
Forum: Main
11-24-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,805
Posted By youngduncan

I always use batting because I like the soft look...

I always use batting because I like the soft look which it gives to a table runner. I am not as picky, perhaps, as I should be, and I use whatever batting or batting scraps I have on hand.

Without...
Forum: Pictures
11-11-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,193
Posted By youngduncan

Your friendship and this beautiful quilt will...

Your friendship and this beautiful quilt will both warm your friend through a difficult time. Bless you!
Forum: Pictures
11-11-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,661
Posted By youngduncan

Beautifully done!

Beautifully done!
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