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06-29-2016, 04:48 PM
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Views: 3,223
Posted By barri1

Just came back from a trip to Orlando.. I...

Just came back from a trip to Orlando.. I scheduled a short vacation with a friend that had a meeting there.. Before I left, I got a map, and circled all the shops in the area, and put over 700 miles...
06-12-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,970
Posted By barri1

I am so looking forward to this challenge. I am...

I am so looking forward to this challenge. I am meeting up with a friend from MO in Orlando in two weeks, and since she has lectures to do part of the time, I hope I will have enough time to hit the...
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11-11-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,648
Posted By barri1

If you are quilting for boys, denim would be my...

If you are quilting for boys, denim would be my choice, and I would tie them. You can go to a thrift store, and pick up old jeans for cheap. I also use the back pockets on them.
11-11-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,405
Posted By barri1

I love my 99's, but I love the 66 just as much.....

I love my 99's, but I love the 66 just as much.. If you oil it, and lube the motor it should be fine..
Forum: Main
11-09-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,504
Posted By barri1

I have made many denim quilts, and I use almost...

I have made many denim quilts, and I use almost all of the parts except the zipper, the bottom hem, and waist band. I use all different size squares, and strips.. I love adding the pockets to the...
09-26-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,943
Posted By barri1

I like all your ideas.. I have used scraps from...

I like all your ideas.. I have used scraps from board members, and have bought shirts from thrift stores, and have made a bunch of scrap quilts not using patterns, and you are right that the fabric...
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09-19-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,474
Posted By barri1

Visited Ireland in July, and it is an awesome...

Visited Ireland in July, and it is an awesome country.. The people were great.. We rented a car, and destroyed a tire by hitting a curb.. The roundabouts were a real trip.. Can't wait to go back, and...
08-27-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,399
Posted By barri1

I couldn't agree with you more. I bought the new...

I couldn't agree with you more. I bought the new diet Pepsi, and it was really bad. I am so upset.. I didn't realize that the bottle was different until I poured it into my coffee mug at work. I...
08-15-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By barri1

I have the Chase card, as there are no fees when...

I have the Chase card, as there are no fees when you are in Europe. I went to Paris, and Ireland. When you charge there, they will ask you if you want them to convert to dollars, don't. Let Chase do...
08-03-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By barri1

I have a Singer 66 that I just love to use.. It...

I have a Singer 66 that I just love to use.. It hums.. You can download the manual for free. I hope you enjoy her.
05-07-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,319
Posted By barri1

I've ben to The city quilter a couple of times.....

I've ben to The city quilter a couple of times.. Nice shop.. There are a couple of trim shops, and button shops..

I'm heading to Ireland, and Paris in a couple of weeks, and hope to hit a couple...
04-23-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,428
Posted By barri1

I have two singer 99's, and both are great... I...

I have two singer 99's, and both are great... I would definitely attempt to clean her.. She's not that complex, and very forgiving..
03-31-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,559
Posted By barri1

I have granite, and I love it.. It gets sealed...

I have granite, and I love it.. It gets sealed once a year, and it takes a couple of minutes to do it.. I was going nuts looking for something I would love, and found it. It's maranochi. It's all...
03-25-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,996
Posted By barri1

I don't have a clue what you should charge, but I...

I don't have a clue what you should charge, but I made a couple of them for Socrates. I used small pieces of Velcro to close them.
Forum: Main
03-25-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,543
Posted By barri1

Love the way it came out.. I just finished six of...

Love the way it came out.. I just finished six of them for the family, and I love all of them.. I am creating more scraps to do some more.. It is very relaxing, and I can work on them when I get home...
03-22-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,586
Posted By barri1

My vote is for the Velcro. I would worry about...

My vote is for the Velcro. I would worry about the snap coming off, and the baby swallowing it.
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03-17-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,166
Posted By barri1

I went on Sat, and stayed in Wyomissing.. The...

I went on Sat, and stayed in Wyomissing.. The show was a let down, as there weren't that many quilts on display, and few vendors..
I like the show in Philly by Mancuso. It is amazing, and huge. I...
03-08-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 15,949
Posted By barri1

I'm guilty of procrastination.. Life has been...

I'm guilty of procrastination.. Life has been getting in the way, but everything is cut, bagged, and I might get the labels on before I take a nap.. Will try to get it in the mail tomorrow, unless...
02-25-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,659
Posted By barri1

I bought replacement tires at Joann's. The Singer...

I bought replacement tires at Joann's. The Singer 66 fits the 99k. It comes in a package with the wheel one. I changed both when I got my machines. I would buy vintage bobbins, as the cheap ones do...
02-01-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,647
Views: 163,359
Posted By barri1

Dotty, the quilt came out gorgeous. Will start on...

Dotty, the quilt came out gorgeous. Will start on this quilt when I finish the quilt that I am working on. Will work on it simultaneously with a baby quilt that I need to start that is due for a baby...
01-28-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,647
Views: 163,359
Posted By barri1

I haven't done this trip, but it looks so doable,...

I haven't done this trip, but it looks so doable, and the squares are amazing. Might want to do it in the near future.. I just have way to much going on to start it now.. I'm too tired to do it when...
01-27-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,525
Posted By barri1

Was outside at 5:30 (Socrates had to use the...

Was outside at 5:30 (Socrates had to use the facilities), and it looked like we didn't get hit as hard as it had potential to. We've had worse.
I think they closed down the city, and suburbs to...
01-25-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,676
Posted By barri1

I am so looking forward to the snow storm... I am...

I am so looking forward to the snow storm... I am not planning on having a power outage.
01-25-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,647
Views: 163,359
Posted By barri1

If you two are getting snow, that must means I...

If you two are getting snow, that must means I should be getting some also.. That means the Long Island RailRoad will stop running. I wonder if I will see the mystery train on our tracks.. If I do,...
01-24-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,060
Posted By barri1

Awesome puppies.. I loved every moment watching...

Awesome puppies.. I loved every moment watching my guy grow up.. Wish I could get a sister for him. Will have to wait until I retire, as my mom takes dog sits, and two would send her over the edge.....
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