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04-20-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By gramma nancy

Long-distance mover

Can anyone recommend a reliable, trustworthy long-distance mover? Thank you!
01-04-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,269
Posted By gramma nancy

No, not an adjustable bed, just one with a...

No, not an adjustable bed, just one with a platform with a mattress and no box springs. Seem to be tons of them when I look at bedroom furniture.
01-04-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,269
Posted By gramma nancy

Platform bed or traditional bed?

I am contemplating a new bed and trying to decide between a traditional bed with mattress and box spring or a platform bed. I have never had a platform. I would be grateful to anyone with...
09-18-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By gramma nancy

HELP! Need Harry Potter sorting hat pattern

Need help! My almost-nine-year-old granddaughter wants a Harry Potter themed party for her bd next month. She needs a sorting hat. I have seen a pic of one at Target, but I would love to make her...
09-11-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By gramma nancy

Ideas please for concussion patient

My 67-year-old brother sustained a severe concussion in a bicycle accident last month. He is in PT for his physical injuries, but for the concussion, is supposed to "rest" his brain periodically. I...
04-21-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By gramma nancy

Dishwasher recommendations?

We may need a new dishwasher. Any recommendations of what brand to buy or what to avoid? Thank you for your thoughts.
02-13-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,497
Posted By gramma nancy

I am good at amassing beautiful fabrics and, on...

I am good at amassing beautiful fabrics and, on occasion, making lovely quilts from them. When I'm not quilting, I'm good at writing for publication and meeting my deadlines.
02-13-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By gramma nancy

I get both Libby (unlimited titles per month) and...

I get both Libby (unlimited titles per month) and Hoopla (eight titles per month) from our county library. If your library has limited audio available, can you check with your state library,...
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01-28-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,966
Posted By gramma nancy

If you are more than 50 percent done, don't worry...

If you are more than 50 percent done, don't worry about making it a UFO.. Think how quickly it will be completed when you get back to it.

That's what tends to happen to me. I pick up a UFO and...
01-27-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,656
Posted By gramma nancy

Lately, I have been repurposing some of my...

Lately, I have been repurposing some of my orphans into placemats. Our LQS collects them and donates to Meals on Wheels. I like to think of MOW recipients getting a cheerful placemat with their...
01-23-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 28,442
Posted By gramma nancy

My mother taught me in the 50s and I produced a...

My mother taught me in the 50s and I produced a number of pillow cases and dresser scarves But after seeing the magnificence of the embroidery on the coat and dress Dr. Jill wore on Inaugural night,...
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01-23-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,450
Posted By gramma nancy

If I understand your request, you are looking for...

If I understand your request, you are looking for a device with a retractable cord. That sound like a retractable badge reel. People wear them to hold their work ID. You may have to use something...
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01-23-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,874
Posted By gramma nancy

I completely agree. I purchased a pack of...

I completely agree. I purchased a pack of endurance blades and they started skipping just as quickly as the regular Olfas. Not worth the extra $$.
01-15-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,285
Posted By gramma nancy

Ouch! Do the tan ones really bring that kind of...

Ouch! Do the tan ones really bring that kind of $$? I paid around $400 for my black one, but that was 25 or so years ago.
01-15-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,325
Posted By gramma nancy

I could sew all day, but at 71, I am really...

I could sew all day, but at 71, I am really focused on my health. I divide my time among cooking chores, tending to my Apple watch's activity demands (try for four or more miles a day,) freelance...
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01-15-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,079
Posted By gramma nancy

Your post is making me think about the psychology...

Your post is making me think about the psychology of it all. I never gave it any thought. I just know I get a big kick out of sewing tiny pieces of fabric together. I have given up knitting and...
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01-15-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,647
Posted By gramma nancy

Well, I have more UFOs than know what to do with,...

Well, I have more UFOs than know what to do with, but I can't blame sandwiching, basting or quilting because I take my completed tops (with pieced backs) to a long armer.

My excuse is a short...
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01-15-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By gramma nancy

Batting made from plastic bottles?

The woman who does my long arm work and from whom I buy my batting said she now carries batting made from plastic bottles. Does anyone have any experience or know anything about this?
12-25-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,962
Posted By gramma nancy

Hmmmmm. There ought to be alternatives for less...

Hmmmmm. There ought to be alternatives for less than $7000!!!!!
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12-25-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,257
Posted By gramma nancy

I used to love Australian Patchwork and Quilting,...

I used to love Australian Patchwork and Quilting, I think it was called. Didn't subscribe, but bought it when I saw it (only carried in a few of the shops I visited.) Terrific, thick mag. I don't...
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12-18-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,856
Posted By gramma nancy

My goals are the same as for 2020 (and every...

My goals are the same as for 2020 (and every year, it seems.) Complete more UFOs and try not to start too many more quilts.
12-06-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,006
Posted By gramma nancy

There doesn't seem to be a problem with tires...

There doesn't seem to be a problem with tires here -- DH needed some for his sports car and they put them on right away. There is a big problem with white goods (appliances, etc.) We ordered a new...
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12-06-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,051
Posted By gramma nancy

I agree on the Flynn frame. I bought it after I...

I agree on the Flynn frame. I bought it after I saw him demonstrating it at a big quilt show (remember those?) I put a baby quilt on it as a learning exercise. The baby is now 11 (!) and I just...
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12-06-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,113
Posted By gramma nancy

Thank you to everyone who read or answered this...

Thank you to everyone who read or answered this post. What a great group of people! I have solved the problem. I realized that, since I knew I had purchased it over the phone, a record of the...
11-23-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,902
Posted By gramma nancy

I, too, am totally appalled by the cost of...

I, too, am totally appalled by the cost of mailing things. I love media mail for mailing books but for anything else, it's highway robbery. After reading the comments here am going to explore flat...
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