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Forum: Recipes
05-25-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,887
Posted By ShowMama

Canning - Green Beans to start

My dad gave me a 5-gallon bucket almost full of green beans. He's 95 and his garden is one of his best pleasures. Anyway, I snapped all those beans and canned them last night. I got 7 pints, 6...
05-18-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,873
Posted By ShowMama

Today is my 42nd anniversary!

Today is my 42nd anniversary, married to the same man all that time!! I can't believe it has been that long but yet it seems like I've been married forever. There were times when I thought we'd...
09-30-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,270
Posted By ShowMama

Yes, disappointed here too. And this used to be...

Yes, disappointed here too. And this used to be my all-time favorite TV show. The finale started out good but became predictable all too soon, from the identity of the villain to the final "sunset"...
08-05-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By ShowMama

Hi, CarrieB. Welcome to the QB from Central...

Hi, CarrieB. Welcome to the QB from Central Texas. Glad you could join us.
08-05-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By ShowMama

Hi, Marty. I'm in Central Texas too! Glad...

Hi, Marty. I'm in Central Texas too! Glad you've joined the QB. You'll find bunches of great quilters here.
Forum: Main
06-04-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,303
Posted By ShowMama

Yes, I have had this happen once before. I used a...

Yes, I have had this happen once before. I used a gold metallic on white on a set of pillowcases. It was the decorative flange piece between the cuff and the body of the pillowcase. After a couple of...
04-06-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,729
Posted By ShowMama

Hi, Pin Cushion! Welcome to the QB. Glad to have...

Hi, Pin Cushion! Welcome to the QB. Glad to have a Texas feller join the group.
My daughter lives at Forreston, so not far from you. I live a couple of hours further south.
There are some great...
Forum: Pictures
02-24-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,422
Posted By ShowMama

Wow, I really like it! I just recently bought...

Wow, I really like it! I just recently bought the Versatile Wave pattern, but haven't started on it yet. You've inspired me to get going!:)
Forum: Main
02-17-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,152
Posted By ShowMama

"They were numbered 1 - 8, with a 5/8 bit marked...

"They were numbered 1 - 8, with a 5/8 bit marked 'binding'. "


The first thing that came to my mind, since the fabrics were numbered, was a bargello. I think you could make a lovely bargello...
Forum: Recipes
11-17-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,767
Posted By ShowMama

Heck, if I'm doing the cooking, I make them the...

Heck, if I'm doing the cooking, I make them the way I like. But if I'm at someone else's home or if someone volunteers to make them for me, I eat them however they are made. To me, the texture of...
Forum: Main
10-27-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,053
Posted By ShowMama

Well, I'm a mom. Had a little help there too,...

Well, I'm a mom. Had a little help there too, but does that make me not a mom? Don't think so.

I also enjoy piecing the quilt top, but do not enjoy the actual quilting process. So, I tell...
10-09-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By ShowMama

I make lots of pillow cases. When stitching is...

I make lots of pillow cases. When stitching is finished I work each seam out with my fingers, kind of rolling the two sides back. Then I press slowly, making sure the seam stays in place. This...
Forum: Main
10-08-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,706
Posted By ShowMama

My DH did that to me once. I designed an...

My DH did that to me once. I designed an outdoorsy quilt for him and secretly worked on it for ten years. Wanting to finally finish it for Christmas, I needed to get the last borders on. They were...
09-11-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,045
Posted By ShowMama

Big Sale at Hancock Fabrics!

Hancock Fabrics is celebrating their 57th Anniversary with a big sale. May types of things are marked at 57% off.

I just bought Warm & Natural Batting for $6.01 a yard (57% off of regular...
Forum: Main
08-13-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,566
Posted By ShowMama

I us a small travel iron by Sunbeam that I bought...

I us a small travel iron by Sunbeam that I bought at Target for about $10. It has a water reservoir for steam, or can be used without steam. I take it to all classes and/or retreats. It has worked...
Forum: Main
07-22-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,633
Posted By ShowMama

I went to the local newspaper office and asked...

I went to the local newspaper office and asked for an end roll of newsprint paper. This is what's left on a roll when they have to change the paper out on the printing machines. There is quite a lot...
Forum: Main
06-03-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,306
Posted By ShowMama

I had a Singer Golden Touch & Sew that my husband...

I had a Singer Golden Touch & Sew that my husband got for me in 1976, and it had been a store demonstration model when he bought it. I sewed everything on it for years and years, probably 25+. I...
Forum: Recipes
04-25-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,559
Posted By ShowMama

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Forum: Recipes
03-31-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,559
Posted By ShowMama

I have a recipe for Pinto Bean Pie that won me a...

I have a recipe for Pinto Bean Pie that won me a trophy at a pinto bean cookoff many years ago. It's very similar to chocolate pie.

I've also made Mock Coconut Pie using spaghetti squash instead...
03-20-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,064
Posted By ShowMama

A day without sunshine is like...night!

A day without sunshine is like...night!
03-12-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,487
Posted By ShowMama

This is one my mother passed on to me and,growing...

This is one my mother passed on to me and,growing up in rural Central Texas, I've known it to be true many many times.......
"If you see a turtle crossing the road, it will rain within the next...
Forum: Main
02-26-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,461
Posted By ShowMama

I have a friend who is now in her 80s. She...

I have a friend who is now in her 80s. She raised five kids, so has a number of grandkids and now a bunch of great-grandkids. She has made every one of them a bed-size quilt. She starts when they...
Forum: Pictures
01-20-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,486
Posted By ShowMama

[QUOTE=BeckySt;6523969]This is a batik quilt that...

[QUOTE=BeckySt;6523969]This is a batik quilt that I got the opportunity to long-arm quilt for someone I met at a quilt retreat in June. I just did a pantograph as I thought the quilt was pretty...
Forum: Main
01-20-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,584
Posted By ShowMama

Ooh, these stories are horrible! I hope one of my...

Ooh, these stories are horrible! I hope one of my quilts NEVER ends up in a doghouse! However, I am also a believer that whenever I give a quilt away, I am no longer in control of how it is used. ...
Forum: Main
11-05-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,628
Posted By ShowMama

I agree. Warm Wishes is my go-to pattern when...

I agree. Warm Wishes is my go-to pattern when there is a print I want to highlight. And it's so fast and easy.
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