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Forum: Pictures
11-28-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,858
Posted By kay carlson

Thank you for posting your situation with the...

Thank you for posting your situation with the Kaffe Fassett prints and additional colorful solids. I've gone through the "adventure" of making HST with the print and accompanying solid. Heartbreak....
Forum: Main
09-19-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,280
Posted By kay carlson

This is the type of posting I enjoy early in the...

This is the type of posting I enjoy early in the morning while sipping my first cup of coffee. Sometimes I forget how many tricks I have learned and the help I've received from others. It's fine to...
Forum: Pictures
09-14-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,887
Posted By kay carlson

I am also adding my gratitude for your charity.

I am also adding my gratitude for your charity.
Forum: Main
09-14-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,647
Posted By kay carlson

My husband and I were visiting with a classmate...

My husband and I were visiting with a classmate this morning about people who hoard items to be left for family to handle following a death.

My reasons for quilting are the challenge of...
Forum: Pictures
07-21-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,832
Posted By kay carlson

I went to the Quilt in a Day website. Their...

I went to the Quilt in a Day website. Their patterns are delightful and I hope members of this board continue to win prizes. Good Luck to All :-)
Forum: Main
06-21-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,608
Posted By kay carlson

Iceblossom, thank you for respecting the work of...

Iceblossom, thank you for respecting the work of the designer. Although not a designer myself, I purchase the pattern before or during construction.
05-30-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 60,167
Posted By kay carlson

Queenbarbiej, your selection of colors is...

Queenbarbiej, your selection of colors is fabulous and the birds are spectacular! I especially like the fussy cut John Deere logo. :-)
Forum: Pictures
03-13-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,658
Posted By kay carlson

Marti Michell wrote an interesting IMHO,...

Marti Michell wrote an interesting IMHO, descriptive book describing exactly what you mentioned, Jan in VA :-)
Forum: Pictures
03-11-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,658
Posted By kay carlson

I made the same quilt in the late 1970's. The...

I made the same quilt in the late 1970's. The article was by Marti Michell and that was the start of following her designs! My recommendation would be to allow extra seam allowance which can be...
Forum: Main
02-03-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,116
Posted By kay carlson

My dad's Pendleton shirts were discarded :( I...

My dad's Pendleton shirts were discarded :( I have purchased Pendleton pleated skirts at a thrift store and taken them apart. I match the plaids when joined together (tailoring trick) and hem...
12-19-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,903
Posted By kay carlson

I have been on a down-sizing mode for a couple of...

I have been on a down-sizing mode for a couple of years. It is only this month that I figured out how to open up the space in my sewing room. My tools are in the appropriate drawers and books are in...
Forum: Main
12-13-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,090
Posted By kay carlson

My pressing station is an older computer desk...

My pressing station is an older computer desk with a separate space underneath to the right for a tower. The flip down door designed for the keyboard access is invaluable. At my 5' 10" height it was...
Forum: Pictures
11-18-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,489
Posted By kay carlson

I've done something like this, only as a lap...

I've done something like this, only as a lap quilt! It was fun to graph out the size needed for a spot and then I simply did improve to get the correct size. Trimming a bit of scrap material was...
Forum: Pictures
11-01-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,962
Posted By kay carlson

This is the most interesting string quilt design...

This is the most interesting string quilt design that I have seen. Truthfully, the colors and arrangements are perfect. I hope this grows on you as the quilt brings happy smiles to me! I have ditched...
10-14-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,660
Posted By kay carlson

I am happy to see so many tips on cleaning the...

I am happy to see so many tips on cleaning the surface of your pressing station and keeping it clean. The idea of using the upholstery attachments to clean the surface is something I would never...
Forum: Main
09-30-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,089
Posted By kay carlson

I have the letter opener, newspaper clipper which...

I have the letter opener, newspaper clipper which was a common giveaway by everyone from insurance companies to the United States Postal Service. The razor sharp cutter is perfect for cutting apart...
Forum: Main
09-11-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,922
Posted By kay carlson

How True! I don't want things to control me....

How True! I don't want things to control me. Therefore, I am downsizing my quilting items so I will be able to concentrate on the items I love to make. Clutter will be decreased -- in theory. LOL
09-09-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,909
Posted By kay carlson

I have made Raggedy Andy dolls for little boys...

I have made Raggedy Andy dolls for little boys and even made a curly, crochet wig for one Andy who had "lost" his hair. Naturally, the young man involved says he has no recollection of Andy. When...
Forum: Main
09-09-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,180
Posted By kay carlson

Joe's Mom, thanks for posting the picture. You...

Joe's Mom, thanks for posting the picture. You have a gorgeous quilt full of sunshine and joy. Bravo!!
Forum: Recipes
09-01-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,887
Posted By kay carlson

I purchased the 6 qt. Instant Pot and an extra...

I purchased the 6 qt. Instant Pot and an extra stainless steel cooking bowl from Amazon while on sale. I had a glass lid cover and plastic cover for the cooking bowl leftover from the Wolfgang Puck...
Forum: Recipes
07-26-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By kay carlson

You are in luck. The manual has a simple test...

You are in luck. The manual has a simple test with water to acquaint you with the appliance. Run through the test, see the results, and jump for joy as you discover the versatility of the Instant...
Forum: Recipes
07-24-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,673
Posted By kay carlson

I did my research on the electric pressure...

I did my research on the electric pressure cookers and purchased the 6-quart Instant Pot. The steam test was conducted yesterday afternoon. ;-) Did I say that I am happy to the moon and back with...
Forum: Pictures
06-25-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,186
Posted By kay carlson

In the interval before making another cover,...

In the interval before making another cover, perhaps you would like using a flat piece of material. I bound the edges with bia tape for each of two protective covers used for my homemade big board...
Forum: Main
01-15-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,282
Posted By kay carlson

I have a favorite pattern for a shopping bag =...

I have a favorite pattern for a shopping bag = where size is easily adjusted. The only thing I did change up was to pad the handles with batting to make it easier/ softer to grip. My friend had...
11-10-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,574
Posted By kay carlson

Just a thought------------I keep a cereal bowl of...

Just a thought------------I keep a cereal bowl of fresh (meaning unused) coffee grounds in my frost-free refrigerator/ freezer. There is probably .5 cup of grounds in this shallow bowl. We are very...
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