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11-04-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Now what happened?

Navigating my way through this new look, all of a sudden anything I scan over (in Main Section at least) turns dark blus and I can't read it!!
Forum: Main
11-02-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 33,393
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Hadn't been on here for a couple of days so was...

Hadn't been on here for a couple of days so was surprised to see the changes. Before joining this forum I had tried several others and found them very confusing to navigate. I've spent about an...
10-31-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,124
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Count me in as older than dirt too. Had a giggle...

Count me in as older than dirt too. Had a giggle about the sprinkler top on the RC bottle - when my daughters were little (prob. about 35 years ago) they found me sprinkling clothes before ironing...
10-07-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,785
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Back in the day my girlfriend went to her ob/gyn....

Back in the day my girlfriend went to her ob/gyn. She had been shopping before her appt. and stopped in a restroom before seeing the Dr. The restroom was out of TP so my friend used some tissue...
Forum: Main
10-01-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,754
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Just had a thought about this- maybe the fabric...

Just had a thought about this- maybe the fabric was stretched that much on the bolt??
Forum: Main
10-01-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,754
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

I ususally prewash my fabric as soon as I get it...

I ususally prewash my fabric as soon as I get it home. I recently was making a small quilt using charm squares - figured they weren't prewashed, so I didn't wash the co-ordinating fabric. Cut that...
Forum: Main
09-25-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Don't know if this has been a topic yet, if so I...

Don't know if this has been a topic yet, if so I apologize for repeating. Two weeks ago C&T Pub. had a warehouse book sale. I ordered several books and have yet to see my order. Just wondering if...
Forum: Main
09-24-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,960
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

I'd go with no sashing too.

I'd go with no sashing too.
Forum: Main
09-24-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,333
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Red face - chalk it up to a Freudian slip - even...

Red face - chalk it up to a Freudian slip - even proofread my post and that slipped right past me. Good for some giggle I guess. The shirt has to get in the quilt somehow. My daughter does know...
Forum: Main
09-24-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 15,776
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Congratulations - enjoy your winnings!!

Congratulations - enjoy your winnings!!
Forum: Main
09-24-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,333
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

My daughter has a nephew and the son of a very...

My daughter has a nephew and the son of a very good friend who both have juvenile diabetes. This spring, on our way home from the Rio Grand Valley, we were at her home in Laredo and the annual walk...
Forum: Main
09-21-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,269
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Got to join this club last month. Right through...

Got to join this club last month. Right through my index finger next to tne fingernail. Unfortunately I was sewing with a group of new quilting friends and now I'm known as "that lady who sewed...
Forum: Tutorials
09-03-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 79,979
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

So glad to come across this tutorial. I have one...

So glad to come across this tutorial. I have one of the chickens Doreen Speckman made - autographed no less. Thank you for giving her credit for first making these chickens. I think her daughter...
08-25-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,216
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

If someone "forgets" to thank me (for holding...

If someone "forgets" to thank me (for holding door, etc.) I say "You're welcome" in a friendly manner - and usually get a belated "Oh, thank you", of course sometimes it's just a strange look...
08-22-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

We've had 3 motorhomes over the past 15 years...

We've had 3 motorhomes over the past 15 years (assorted other campers before that). Right before the first motorhome, we had a trailer and needed a heavy duty truck to pull it. That left us having...
08-20-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,499
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

While visiting my sister-in-law one time I took a...

While visiting my sister-in-law one time I took a shower in their basement bathroom. When I was finished and dressed she asked me if I had noticed the tongs (like for cooking) in the shower. She...
08-20-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

I was at our local grocery store yesterday. ...

I was at our local grocery store yesterday. Right near the front door was a shopping cart full of hardcover books. A sign on the cart read "All Books $1.00". I bought 3 and realized what the sign...
Forum: Main
08-20-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,691
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Don't you roll the end you have already quilted...

Don't you roll the end you have already quilted (quilt across the quilt as far as you can comfortably reach, then roll the quilted portion up and continue quilting). Our guild used to handquilt on a...
Forum: Main
08-20-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

A lady in our guild buys lots of shirts and has...

A lady in our guild buys lots of shirts and has the best use for the sleeves. She stitches the whole sleeve, cuff and all, to the top of the quilt back to make the "sleeve" for hanging the quilt. A...
Forum: Main
07-26-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

If you can't get the glue off no matter what, how...

If you can't get the glue off no matter what, how about trying a layer of tulle over the whole quilt top - it might cover the glue, but will allow the pattern to show through. Be sure you get tulle,...
07-14-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,694
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Since DH retired, I don't dare TOUCH the...

Since DH retired, I don't dare TOUCH the thermostat. He keeps the AC at about 74. I often have to put on a light sweater - would set it at 77 if I had my choice!!
07-09-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,965
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

I'd try rubbing alcohol - it removes Sharpie...

I'd try rubbing alcohol - it removes Sharpie marks from any plastics, may work on your shirt, but be sure to use the 91% solution of rubbing alcohol, not the weaker solution that is also on the...
Forum: Main
07-07-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,879
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

If I think about it soon enough I like to lay the...

If I think about it soon enough I like to lay the batting out flat on our guest room bed. I don't always think that far in advance, so do give it a toss in the dryer on low or air setting for a...
Forum: Main
02-19-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,449
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

Go ahead and make the quilt. By the time it's...

Go ahead and make the quilt. By the time it's finished, the shock of his sudden death will probably have eased somewhat. Be sure to tell them that it's a memory quilt when you give it to them, if...
Forum: Main
01-28-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,447
Posted By PMY in QCA-IL

All together, we have very broad shoulders, so if...

All together, we have very broad shoulders, so if any one of our members needs a shoulder to cry on, you can always find one here. We've probably all been near to being there at one time or another....
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