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Today, 06:02 AM
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Posted By Snooze2978

Even though they're in their older years, any...

Even though they're in their older years, any gift made by you I would think would be appreciated cause it was made and not bought. This means you took the time and effort. You might ask them what...
Forum: Main
05-16-2022, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Snooze2978

Same here, I have the ruler and have yet to use...

Same here, I have the ruler and have yet to use it and I love the pineapple block too.
Forum: Recipes
05-13-2022, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By Snooze2978

I'm still using a 1948 Hamilton Beach Mixer,...

I'm still using a 1948 Hamilton Beach Mixer, Model G. In fact I found another one at the thrift store for just $5 including the 2 original bowls that come with it. The beaters were always the hardest...
Forum: Main
05-11-2022, 05:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By Snooze2978

I didn't start out making quilts but when I knew...

I didn't start out making quilts but when I knew I would be out of commission for 12 weeks due to foot surgeries I just by accident found out about embroidery machines back in 2000 so I bought one. ...
05-10-2022, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Snooze2978

If nothing else, donate it to a thrift shop as...

If nothing else, donate it to a thrift shop as that's what I did with a bunch of fabric I no longer wanted. Our thrift shop also have ladies making up quilts with some of the donated quilts and give...
05-07-2022, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By Snooze2978

I don't digitize but I do slice and dice some...

I don't digitize but I do slice and dice some designs and make new ones with them. I like being able to change the thread colors as well as thread brands. I use Embird and have kept up to date with...
Forum: Main
05-06-2022, 04:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,579
Posted By Snooze2978

Of course larger than what I have now which is in...

Of course larger than what I have now which is in the basement. More windows, a separate room for the fabrics so it can be closed up against sun and dust, I'd keep my 4 x 8 cutting table as it works...
05-05-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Snooze2978

I haven't put stabilizers together to use again...

I haven't put stabilizers together to use again but I do keep the larger scraps to just put under my hoop when I need a little extra in certain spots of the embroidery design. I also have used the...
Forum: Main
05-04-2022, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By Snooze2978

Not for ssashing or borders but for piecing. I...

Not for ssashing or borders but for piecing. I bought a purple/black checked backing for a couple backings, borders and binding. I'm still using it for piecing as I'm getting down to the last bit...
Forum: Main
05-03-2022, 05:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,186
Posted By Snooze2978

For me it was eggs. 1 week it was $2.78 for 18...

For me it was eggs. 1 week it was $2.78 for 18 and the next week it was over $4.00. It's becoming insane.
05-02-2022, 04:35 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,870
Posted By Snooze2978

I can relate to the sticker shock of fabric...

I can relate to the sticker shock of fabric prices these days. I haven't shopped for fabric since Nov. 2018 and even then I thought it was getting too high priced. Luckily I have a good amount of...
Forum: Main
05-01-2022, 04:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By Snooze2978

I do have room so leave it up all the time. I've...

I do have room so leave it up all the time. I've now got the silver heat resistant fabric on mine so until it gets really nasty looking it will remain. I made up a board that's 24 x 48 to go over...
Forum: Pictures
04-22-2022, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,626
Posted By Snooze2978

Love it. Watched the video made for this pattern...

Love it. Watched the video made for this pattern and have it downloaded for the next scrappy or jellyroll quilt I want to do.
Forum: Main
04-15-2022, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Snooze2978

I don't use either one but I have used my...

I don't use either one but I have used my embroidery polyester threads for quilting. I've also used the embroidery metallic threads on my machine too. In fact I think I have better luck on the...
Forum: Main
04-13-2022, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Snooze2978

I never wash any of my fabrics anymore but I do...

I never wash any of my fabrics anymore but I do starch them. I use a dishpan with my home-made starch mixture, soak them, then run them thru my home-made wringer gadget to get the excess wrung out. ...
Forum: Recipes
04-13-2022, 05:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By Snooze2978

Make lots of Impossible pies in a blender. The...

Make lots of Impossible pies in a blender. The recipe calls for 4 but I always use 5. It's sort of like a custard.
Forum: Main
04-12-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By Snooze2978

I call that controlled scrappy. Sometimes we...

I call that controlled scrappy. Sometimes we have to adjust when things don't go as well as we'd like to.
Forum: Main
04-07-2022, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By Snooze2978

I soak all my fabrics in a dishpan tub and then...

I soak all my fabrics in a dishpan tub and then run them thru my old fashion wringer and then hang them up to dry so I don't have to squeeze the excess starch out of them and make even more wrinkles...
Forum: Pictures
04-07-2022, 05:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,616
Posted By Snooze2978

I've been saving them to make a library quilt but...

I've been saving them to make a library quilt but then Sweet Pea Embroidery came out with one of their own patterns so now I don't really need them. I don't have a whole lot of them anyway.
04-06-2022, 04:36 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 28,814
Posted By Snooze2978

Well, somehow while quilting my robotics decided...

Well, somehow while quilting my robotics decided to take a nose dive. The company sent me the items I needed to fix it but seems everytime I tried to fix it back to factory setting I screwed...
04-01-2022, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By Snooze2978

Welcome from western Iowa. I do both embroidery...

Welcome from western Iowa. I do both embroidery and quilting, machines that is, not by hand.
04-01-2022, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,948
Posted By Snooze2978

Will your machine take a hoop for continuous...

Will your machine take a hoop for continuous hoopings such as for making lace? I know Vikings machines does. Can't imagine doing an E2E using a 5x7 hoop though. Tedious to say the least.
Forum: Main
03-31-2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By Snooze2978

I haven't quilted any clothing but have quilted...

I haven't quilted any clothing but have quilted fabric to make into items afterwards.
Forum: Main
03-22-2022, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By Snooze2978

Yes, but most times it was by accident especially...

Yes, but most times it was by accident especially when using tone on tone whites. Don't realize they're backwards until you've already sewn then in. By then I figure if it took me this long to...
03-20-2022, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Snooze2978

A friend of mine down in Florida has one and she...

A friend of mine down in Florida has one and she loves it. We both started out with Viking's Designer 1 back in 2000. She'd gone away from doing embroidery for a number of years so she's having to...
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