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09-09-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By FoxyLady

Washing Machines

Interesting take on washing machines. I have a Maytag front loader and love it. Actually, this is my 2nd set of Maytag washers and dryers. Had one of the first Neptune series and it lasted for...
Forum: Recipes
07-29-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By FoxyLady

Over Ripe Bananas

Found this recipe on the internet several years ago. The name is absolutely accurate - they are mouth-watering. Enjoy

Mouth-Watering Banana Bars

Bars:
½ c butter 1-1/2 c sugar...
Forum: Main
05-01-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 33,996
Posted By FoxyLady

Basting with Elmer's Glue

I love basting with Washable Elmer's Glue. Years ago I bought some special tips that make a very fine stream. I just put those on the "blue back" labeled bottle of glue, which has been diluted...
04-28-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,798
Posted By FoxyLady

Two Things I learned recently

The joys of maturity. A couple of tricks I have learned in my mature age: 1) when I buy pellets for my water softener, I ask the manager/assistant to load them in my Explorer; when I get home, I...
Forum: Main
03-24-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,070
Posted By FoxyLady

Batting

Years ago I picked up some very good advice for butting batting (interesting word play). The person suggested overlaying two pieces of batting and then using your rotary cutter, cut a serpentine...
Forum: Main
02-23-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,741
Posted By FoxyLady

Google has a lot of images using tumbler blocks. ...

Google has a lot of images using tumbler blocks. Search words: "Tumbler quilt blocks" on Google and then check images and you should have many pictures to give you ideas.
Forum: Pictures
12-30-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,783
Posted By FoxyLady

Did you have a pattern for this, and if so is it...

Did you have a pattern for this, and if so is it available to others?
Forum: Main
12-11-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,953
Posted By FoxyLady

Years ago someone posted a suggested way to join...

Years ago someone posted a suggested way to join scraps of batting. Basically, you overlap the two pieces and using your rotary cutter you cut a serpentine line through both pieces. Then, butting...
Forum: Recipes
12-09-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,850
Posted By FoxyLady

Spray for baking pans

I use Baker's Joy to spray all my cake/cookie pans. No sticking at all. I wouldn't be without this wonderful item.
11-23-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,444
Posted By FoxyLady

I am currently using Command strips with a hook...

I am currently using Command strips with a hook -- the large size. I hang my mats, my strip cutting templates, other rulers and templates on the wall behind my door. That way they are out of sight...
Forum: Recipes
11-08-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,647
Posted By FoxyLady

Look in your thrift shops such as Salvation Army,...

Look in your thrift shops such as Salvation Army, Goodwill, etc. They may have just what you want for a lot less money.
Forum: Recipes
10-31-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,401
Posted By FoxyLady

Thanksgiving for only 2

My local grocers offer a great option that I have used. They will put together a dinner for 2 which includes turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, rolls, cranberry relish, and pie. It is really quite...
Forum: Recipes
10-27-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,391
Posted By FoxyLady

Apple Crisp

Love apple desserts. Here is my favorite. Easy, and so delicious.

CARAMEL APPLE PUDDING
From: Ann Marie’s Kitchen

6 large cooking apples
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. water
1 c. brown sugar
1 c....
Forum: Main
09-24-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,891
Posted By FoxyLady

Tying a quilt

I have tied many quilts using the international stitch. This is easy to do and leaves no "tails. Here is a utube link to demonstrate how to do it. The only difference between her demonstration and...
Forum: Main
09-17-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,845
Posted By FoxyLady

Pounce Pad

I have used the Pounce Pad successfully. All of the suggestions about "swiping" across the stencil are correct, otherwise one gets too much chalk or not enough. I have also used the washable...
Forum: Main
09-17-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By FoxyLady

Wawak Poly wrapped Thread

I have used the Mara polyester thread from Wawak and absolutely love it. It is strong, but sews in nicely both in the seams and when I am quilting. Have not ordered the large cones as the smaller...
09-05-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,595
Posted By FoxyLady

Fridge filters

I just happened on to something. Yesterday my refrigerator indicated I needed to change the filter. This refrigerator will not dispense water nor ice if filter isn't working. So, I just pulled the...
Forum: Main
09-03-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,489
Posted By FoxyLady

Elmer's Glue Tips

I have used Elmer's Glue for basting quilts together, and have also used the washable glue sticks for basting block pieces. The glue sticks work great -- just remember to put a little dab on, not a...
07-15-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,108
Posted By FoxyLady

What do you use to hang rulers and stencils

I use the Command strips also. Takes up much less space than a "hanging bar." I hang all my rulers, templates, stencils and the like on these strips that have the metal hook on them. Use the...
07-05-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,281
Posted By FoxyLady

HP Cartridges

FYI: I have had great success ordering from 4inkjets.com. They use remanufactured cartridges that last a long time, also have "new cartridges" and their prices are quite reasonable. Highly...
Forum: Main
07-03-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,292
Posted By FoxyLady

HE Washers

I have a Maytag front loader that I absolutely love. Have had it for about 8 years and it is still going strong. I don't believe it is the washer that makes the fabric bleed, it is the temperature...
Forum: Main
06-01-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,473
Posted By FoxyLady

As RedGarnet222 stated, it is very easy to make...

As RedGarnet222 stated, it is very easy to make your own covering. I would make an additional suggestion: Get some canvas to make it out of. You won't be able to make a drawstring (fabric too...
Forum: Main
03-03-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,039
Posted By FoxyLady

I like to use a doubled crochet cotton and tie...

I like to use a doubled crochet cotton and tie with the "international stitch." If you want to know more about how to do this stitch, check out this youtube presentation....
Forum: Main
02-08-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,650
Posted By FoxyLady

I use the same method -- sew to back, press, and...

I use the same method -- sew to back, press, and line up the folded edge slightly over the seam on the front and then stitch. I use the french fold ( double fold) which I think makes binding much...
Forum: Main
01-15-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,671
Posted By FoxyLady

Elmer's Glue

I use a diluted Elmer's Washable Glue also. I found some tips (online at Purple something) that give you a smaller stream, or you can cut the tip to adjust the flow. Another thing I found that is...
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