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10-15-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,894
Posted By RugosaB

I have a set of drawers in the cabinet that holds...

I have a set of drawers in the cabinet that holds my machine. I bought a couple of plastic silverware drawer organizers, and keep things in the partitions
12-13-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,253
Posted By RugosaB

The one main thing I wish I had known years ago...

The one main thing I wish I had known years ago is that turning the dining room into the sewing room was absolutely the BEST use of this room.
I sew much more that I dine!
(this is a timeless...
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12-06-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,180
Posted By RugosaB

I was pretty apprehensive to make a bargello and...

I was pretty apprehensive to make a bargello and purchased the class from Leah Day. It looks like an excellent resource so when I'm ready to attempt a bargello, this is how I will do my first.
She...
12-04-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,384
Posted By RugosaB

When I was finished watching it, I thought of my...

When I was finished watching it, I thought of my daughter. She's 29 now, but there was a time in high school when she was going through a somewhat dark phase. She died her hair black, wore black....
12-01-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,384
Posted By RugosaB

quilts a bit different

Last Sunday on "Sunday Morning" (hosted by Jande Pauley now) she talked to a guy that makes quilts. A bit different than we usually see, but shows me that quilts are definitely an expression of the...
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11-20-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,237
Posted By RugosaB

I recognize one of the fabrics! I bought it in...

I recognize one of the fabrics! I bought it in the mid 70's. That is a beautiful qult
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11-20-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,591
Posted By RugosaB

I have been sewing since I was 8 (I'm 58 now) and...

I have been sewing since I was 8 (I'm 58 now) and have always loved sewing. I had a traumatic brain injury 9 years ago but have always retained my sewing part of my brain, it wasn't even touched.
I...
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11-20-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,016
Posted By RugosaB

My dog/quilt story: We went to Hawaii on our...

My dog/quilt story:
We went to Hawaii on our honeymoon, 35 years ago, and I bought a quilt pattern. I never did anything with it until about 8-9 years ago I decided to make a wallhanging for what we...
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11-20-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,686
Posted By RugosaB

If I am quilting a large quilt, I use backing for...

If I am quilting a large quilt, I use backing for the whole quilt, and sandwich the batting for only the center 1/3 of the width. I secure that 1/3 with glue. Then I quilt, by machine, that center...
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11-20-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,121
Posted By RugosaB

I have a table my husband made, can furnish pics...

I have a table my husband made, can furnish pics if interested:
2 kitchen base cabinets, drawer units, that he cut to tow kicks off
Set far enough apart the width of the machine, with a counter to...
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11-20-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,073
Posted By RugosaB

I have not been to this list in 6 months, and the...

I have not been to this list in 6 months, and the first thing I saw when coming back was this thread, so I just figured it was meant to be, I had to comment:
In 1988 or so my Singer died and the old...
08-10-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,678
Posted By RugosaB

I saw this list yesterday and decided my favorite...

I saw this list yesterday and decided my favorite is
TRAMPOLINE!!!!

http://www.sbnation.com/london-olympics-2012/2012/7/27/3178000/summer-olympics-events-sports-gymnastics-trampoline
08-10-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,227
Posted By RugosaB

Maybe this doesn't apply to where you live, but...

Maybe this doesn't apply to where you live, but when we added on we could only add one more bedroom. Why? The septic tank size was only big enough for 3, not 4.
Who knew the number of bedrooms...
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08-10-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,500
Posted By RugosaB

I absolutely LOVE what you have created! The...

I absolutely LOVE what you have created!
The way I read your post, it sounds like you have a question on quilting a quilt that large - if not, just skip mine.
When I have a large quilt that I want...
08-09-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,319
Posted By RugosaB

I remember when my husband and I were at an...

I remember when my husband and I were at an auction and we bid on a box - because I knew this was inside. My husband works with wood a lot and we knew the work involved to make this. He thought it...
08-09-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,411
Posted By RugosaB

My plan was, when the kids were grown and gone,...

My plan was, when the kids were grown and gone, to spend a lot of time volunteering. My husband and I know we've been very blessed in our lives and feel it is our duty to give back. Then I was in a...
08-09-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,901
Posted By RugosaB

I guess this is different, though if you think...

I guess this is different, though if you think about it, 'doing your best no matter what the world throws at ya' was probably not that different in that day:
My husband's grandmother, his Dad's...
08-06-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,583
Posted By RugosaB

free motion

I happened upon this website and the only page I've gotten to is

http://livingwaterquilter.com/FMQdownloads

A lot of patterns, good for backgrounds. I'm off to explore the other pages, just had...
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07-14-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,538
Posted By RugosaB

One reason why quilts are saved: When I got...

One reason why quilts are saved:
When I got married 35 years ago, to a man that was close to his grandmother, she died 6 months later. None of his brothers , or his parents even, were interested in...
07-13-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 56,488
Posted By RugosaB

I have basenjis, often called the dog for people...

I have basenjis, often called the dog for people who like cats, and to keep the puppies away from cords I would spread a little Vicks Vaporub on the cord. They left them alone and since just the wee...
07-04-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,597
Posted By RugosaB

I have a metal shelving unit on each side of a...

I have a metal shelving unit on each side of a window, that hold my fabric.
The batting is on a metal pole between each shelving unit, in front of the window, held up by a shelf on each side.
I...
06-29-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By RugosaB

My son was in the Navy and he said he wished...

My son was in the Navy and he said he wished there were sleeveless uniforms. So my idea? Make it sleeveless!
06-29-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By RugosaB

My husband has a patchwork quilt that his...

My husband has a patchwork quilt that his grandmother made for him when he was in high school. He graduated in 1974!!!!! The front is still as good as it was when I met him, the backing, a sheet, not...
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06-29-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,687
Posted By RugosaB

I would use a background of white fabric that has...

I would use a background of white fabric that has a touch of black. That way it looks white from across the room, but when you get up close, you notice the black print. The picture in my head has all...
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06-29-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,549
Posted By RugosaB

[QUOTE=coffeecozy;7588463] Design It, Quilt It:...

[QUOTE=coffeecozy;7588463]
Design It, Quilt It: Free Form Techniques (Cindy Needham), really good use of stencils and marking to create planned free motion designs

I took this class and highly...
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