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Today, 05:48 AM
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Posted By Macybaby

I'll be mailing my squishy today. I've had them...

I'll be mailing my squishy today. I've had them done for some time, but for some reason I got the idea we weren't suppose to mail them yet, so I was holding off. Not sure where that came from ....
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Yesterday, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Macybaby

yes, you should come to my house. I'll give...

yes, you should come to my house. I'll give away machines to who ever shows up that wants some. I left over 50 of them at the old place when I moved (with the blessing of the buyers) and still...
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Yesterday, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Macybaby

It's a lot easier for me to find things since we...

It's a lot easier for me to find things since we moved. There were too many buildings to look into when we lived on the farm!

Though when we moved a year ago, I found a few things that I'd...
Yesterday, 04:52 AM
Replies: 896
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Posted By Macybaby

DH and I aren't planning on doing anything...

DH and I aren't planning on doing anything different this year from the last several years for Thanksgiving. We'll be spending it quietly at home, just the two of us with our cats. One of the...
Yesterday, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 70,655
Posted By Macybaby

I've been considering this - but I don't know...

I've been considering this - but I don't know what her plans were so I don't want to unless I know she's fine with it. No idea what she prefers for batting, and my default is poly and I know many...
11-21-2020, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Macybaby

Here are the pictures. The one without the flash...

Here are the pictures. The one without the flash is on the dark side, and the one with the flash is a bit washed out. The true colors are in between.

Can you spot the "fix"? I put the three added...
11-21-2020, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Macybaby

I was on a roll and expected to get it all...

I was on a roll and expected to get it all finished early this morning. I got all the blocks sewn and assembled them into rows and went to pin them to the quilt - and they were way too short!

I...
11-19-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 805
Posted By Macybaby

This is wrong - botulism only grows in an...

This is wrong - botulism only grows in an anaerobic environment, so it won't grow if the seal is broken, but lots and lots of other nasty stuff will.

The good part, most of that other stuff you...
11-19-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 70,655
Posted By Macybaby

Here is a peak on the last round for Jaba's...

Here is a peak on the last round for Jaba's quilt. Should be able to finish it this weekend and then it can go off to it's home.

Since I bought fabric for this, I bought extra dark blue so it...
11-18-2020, 08:44 AM
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Views: 33,622
Posted By Macybaby

Closets are like black holes - they seem to suck...

Closets are like black holes - they seem to suck in way more than can physically fit.

You start taking stuff out and it seems to never end. When you are done, you've got a pile that is twice the...
11-18-2020, 04:25 AM
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Posted By Macybaby

Mine showed up yesterday, thank you everyone!

Mine showed up yesterday, thank you everyone!
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11-18-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By Macybaby

I had the same issue. I quilted a top that my...

I had the same issue. I quilted a top that my Mom had made and marked and then stored for over 30 years. All the pencil marks were in the white areas. I quilted it up and then washed it, and...
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11-17-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By Macybaby

The number of different fabrics in a charm pack...

The number of different fabrics in a charm pack is quite variable. Some are all the same fabric, while many are a variety depending on how many fabrics were in that line. I've gotten some that had...
11-17-2020, 05:35 AM
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Views: 70,655
Posted By Macybaby

I have one of her books - and it's all houses. ...

I have one of her books - and it's all houses. Some are free standing projects, and some are quilt patterns. It was a spendy book and I drooled over it for quite some time before buying it. ...
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11-17-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Macybaby

Here is a thought - if you don't prewash, a lot...

Here is a thought - if you don't prewash, a lot of it is not applicable, because the fabric is going to shrink differently and change shape once it's washed. I've yet to find a layer cake that...
11-15-2020, 07:32 AM
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Views: 44,757
Posted By Macybaby

I'm using this as an excuse to learn something...

I'm using this as an excuse to learn something new - going to try to make a fabric post card "in the hoop"

With my embroidery machine in back of me when I'm at my straight stitcher, I can easily...
11-14-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 70,655
Posted By Macybaby

I found fabric I liked better at the LQS - so as...

I found fabric I liked better at the LQS - so as soon as I get done washing I can start sewing and cutting.
11-14-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 880
Views: 33,622
Posted By Macybaby

Bibliostone, that is one of my favorite blocks! ...

Bibliostone, that is one of my favorite blocks! I love the faceted look to it.
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11-14-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,530
Posted By Macybaby

I just bought another kit with my 40% coupon. ...

I just bought another kit with my 40% coupon. This one is rather scrappy and came with 32 fat eighths, a charm pack and a package of laser cut pieces ready for applique. Its a Christmas quilt so...
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11-14-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,575
Posted By Macybaby

I do, and when I was buying vintage sewing...

I do, and when I was buying vintage sewing machines, they sometimes would take rather amazing routes.

I did have a small package get stuck in the system once, I was going between two...
11-13-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 70,655
Posted By Macybaby

I pulled fabric and played around this morning, ...

I pulled fabric and played around this morning, and am pretty sure I'm going to use a smaller 8 point star on point around the edge. It works out that I can put 10 across and they'll fit perfectly...
11-13-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 70,655
Posted By Macybaby

I'm planning on getting to work on Jaba's round...

I'm planning on getting to work on Jaba's round this weekend. I've had it draped over my LA for several days, and I'm still not having any bright lights going off on what to do. I've got a few...
11-12-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 33,622
Posted By Macybaby

It's fun seeing them all up on your design wall! ...

It's fun seeing them all up on your design wall! Will be a bit bare when you mail them, but then you'll get a bunch back so it won't be for long.
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11-12-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,530
Posted By Macybaby

I have, and sometimes I really enjoy just...

I have, and sometimes I really enjoy just grabbing one and getting to cutting with no figuring. Half the time I don't even have a pattern so I'm figuring yardage along with everything else. So...
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11-11-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,939
Posted By Macybaby

I feel fortunate that I've found someone that...

I feel fortunate that I've found someone that will be happy to get some of what would be the last on my list of what I'd use in my stash. I'm pretty sure my stash will outlive me so if I start...
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