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Forum: Main
03-15-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Pennyhal

If this is something you think will become a...

If this is something you think will become a family heirloom or passed down, I'd do a handwritten label on fabric. People would treasure a personal label with your handwriting.
Forum: Main
03-15-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By Pennyhal

I paper pieced a pineapple quilt. Great accuracy,...

I paper pieced a pineapple quilt. Great accuracy, but you do have to remove all that paper backing.
Forum: Main
03-15-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Pennyhal

I did a blanket stitch that my sewing machine had...

I did a blanket stitch that my sewing machine had on the seams of a quilt. Did not use any stabilizer, starch, or anything else. Did a great job.
Forum: Recipes
03-09-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Pennyhal

What apple for what use

There are so many apple varieties on the market now that I've been trying to find a list of which apple for what use. I came across this site and thought I'd share it.
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Forum: Main
01-28-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,683
Posted By Pennyhal

I've never done a summer quilt using muslin as a...

I've never done a summer quilt using muslin as a base. However, the stretchiness of the strings probably require some sort of stablizer. You might try heavily starching the strings' fabrics so that...
01-28-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,399
Posted By Pennyhal

I got a tip from an ME Board. Get a packing...

I got a tip from an ME Board. Get a packing peanut. Thread the needle with the metallic thread and and pass it through the peanut before threading your machine. Works for me. I use King Star as well...
Forum: Recipes
07-26-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,037
Posted By Pennyhal

Ha! My husband does the same thing!

Ha! My husband does the same thing!
Forum: Pictures
07-13-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,069
Posted By Pennyhal

Fantastic quilt! I couldn't stop looking at it!...

Fantastic quilt! I couldn't stop looking at it! While paper piecing is a good way to work with the biases, you also have to remove all that paper which is a pain. I think using the wash away...
04-28-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,279
Posted By Pennyhal

That's a fantastic quilt! I really enjoyed seeing...

That's a fantastic quilt! I really enjoyed seeing all your embroidery on it.
Forum: Recipes
04-14-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,037
Posted By Pennyhal

I'm stuck on Kona coffee. We buy beans from...

I'm stuck on Kona coffee. We buy beans from Hawaii and grind them. No bitter taste at all.
Forum: Pictures
01-26-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,109
Posted By Pennyhal

I'm impressed that you had enough scraps in the...

I'm impressed that you had enough scraps in the "right" colors to make this work so fantastically! Great project!
Forum: Recipes
01-26-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,740
Posted By Pennyhal

Cottage cheese pancakes are my favorite.

Cottage cheese pancakes are my favorite.
Forum: Recipes
01-26-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,547
Posted By Pennyhal

I think it varies from steel knives to stainless...

I think it varies from steel knives to stainless steel knives. I like the shapness of steel knives best.
Forum: Recipes
01-26-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,990
Posted By Pennyhal

Diced chicken 1 cup per person, apple not peeled...

Diced chicken 1 cup per person, apple not peeled 1/2 per person, avocado about 1/2 per person, pecans 1/3 cup per person, enough light or low fat mayo to moisten, and sometimes I throw in a few dried...
Forum: Main
01-22-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,203
Posted By Pennyhal

Been there. Done that. I made a mistake on the...

Been there. Done that. I made a mistake on the sizes a blocks were supposed to be. I now have a quilt top that is big enough to cover an elephant.
Forum: Main
01-22-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,545
Posted By Pennyhal

If possible, I'd keep both machines. Each of my...

If possible, I'd keep both machines. Each of my machines do something a lot better than any of the other ones. Plus, when in a rush, I can keep both machines stitching and get done quicker. As I get...
Forum: Main
01-22-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Pennyhal

Thanks everyone for your advice. I actually have...

Thanks everyone for your advice. I actually have a silk bat on the shelf that I was saving for something "special." Maybe it's time to do that special quilt.
Forum: Main
01-20-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Pennyhal

Lightest weight batting

I have a purchased quilt that is very light. I'm sure it does not have a cotton bat. I'm thinking that maybe it has a 2 oz poly bat inside, but it doesn't feel like a bonded poly. I really don't want...
Forum: Main
01-20-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,433
Posted By Pennyhal

I do one quilt at a time. However, I do buy...

I do one quilt at a time. However, I do buy fabric for my "next" quilt while before I'm done quilting the current one. Of course, this leads to a huge stack of fabric of "quilts in waiting" which is...
Forum: Recipes
01-19-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,548
Posted By Pennyhal

Sometimes the taste of some thing is what is in...

Sometimes the taste of some thing is what is in the memory mixed in with love. That is hard to recreate. I know my brothers talk of my mother's Italian cooking... that I, instead of my mother, ...
Forum: Pictures
01-16-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,832
Posted By Pennyhal

This is a fantastic quilt! I have often thought...

This is a fantastic quilt! I have often thought of doing one like this, but it makes me too dizzy.
Forum: Pictures
01-16-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 101,369
Posted By Pennyhal

I have a very old log cabin book that show all...

I have a very old log cabin book that show all the ways log cabins can be. Never the less, I always end up doing them my favorite way.
Forum: Pictures
12-26-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,656
Posted By Pennyhal

I like the mix of blocks that you made with the...

I like the mix of blocks that you made with the center rose block. Nicely created!
Forum: Pictures
12-26-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,224
Posted By Pennyhal

Log cabin is my favorite quilt and I really enjoy...

Log cabin is my favorite quilt and I really enjoy yours! Sometimes I think something "out of place" really adds enchantment to the quilt. I do that every once in a while on purpose.
Forum: Recipes
12-26-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By Pennyhal

Next time, I'll reduce the heat and see if that...

Next time, I'll reduce the heat and see if that helps.

I never heard of having to recalculate an oven's temperature! My temperature holds steady which is making a difference in how things turn...
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