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Forum: Main
07-26-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By FoxyLady

Floor model machine

I bought a Janome 9400 demo model and really came to appreciate the fact that it had been used. All the quirks that several individuals indicated occurred on the brand new machines had already been...
Forum: Main
06-27-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,107
Posted By FoxyLady

New washing machines

My love affair with Maytag started back in the 1960s. We were attending a summer course in California and I had access to the Maytags. I knew then if I ever replaced my existing GE set it would be...
06-12-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By FoxyLady

Viking 3400

I did a Google search and came up with this link: https://www.vikingmanuals.com/Viking_Instruction_Manuals.htm
You can download a manual from this site; maybe the thread diagram will be clearer.
Forum: Recipes
05-29-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By FoxyLady

Stand Mixer

I have a KitchenAid Mixer that I use for smaller mixing items and a Bosch mixer that is my workhorse. Both were a bit pricey, but they both do a great job. Have had my Bosch mixer for over 30 years...
Forum: Main
05-08-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By FoxyLady

I have a Babylock Imagine serger that I have had...

I have a Babylock Imagine serger that I have had for years. It is really a workhorse and the best thing about it is-- it is a self-threader. Before you purchase any serger, I would strongly suggest...
05-08-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By FoxyLady

I use diatomaceous earth -- sprinkle it on the...

I use diatomaceous earth -- sprinkle it on the leaves and on the dirt. May need to repeat it a few times as water/rain will wash it off. It is safe for vegetables. Here is a link if you want to...
Forum: Main
05-01-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By FoxyLady

I, too, have a Proctor ironing board that I love....

I, too, have a Proctor ironing board that I love. I learned many years ago to make a covering out of CANVAS. It stays cleaner longer, doesn't scorch and lasts forever. When I do have to wash my...
Forum: Main
04-29-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By FoxyLady

I piece batting all the time. Too expensive to...

I piece batting all the time. Too expensive to throw away scraps these days. When piecing, I like to use my serpentine stitch at the widest. Does a great job of sewing the edges together. I butt...
Forum: Main
04-13-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,653
Posted By FoxyLady

I have done that very thing. It was a baby quilt...

I have done that very thing. It was a baby quilt and the pattern did not lend itself to absolute alternating rows so I just did a controlled random pattern and it really turned out nicely. I agree...
Forum: Main
03-27-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By FoxyLady

Tumbler Template

I have the Marti Mitchell Tumbler template. It is marked with 8 different sizes. Have used this template a lot and find it very easy to use. The method I use is to mark the template outline on the...
Forum: Main
02-16-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By FoxyLady

matching pieces of batting.

I have never done this with wool batting, but use this method for both cotton and poly. Overlap the two pieces about 2-3 inches. Take your rotary cutter and cut a serpentine or wavy line from top...
Forum: Pictures
02-05-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,254
Posted By FoxyLady

I like your sashing, but would suggest no more...

I like your sashing, but would suggest no more than a 1" finished sashing between blocks (cut strips 1-1/2") to really set off the blocks. In my opinion, any wider sashing detracts from the very...
01-24-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,037
Posted By FoxyLady

Scammers

Better yet, click on the "Phishing" option under the "junk" tab to send these types of emails to Microsoft.
Forum: Main
12-28-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,296
Posted By FoxyLady

Try applying some Oxi-clean either dissolved in...

Try applying some Oxi-clean either dissolved in water or as a paste and let it sit for awhile. I think that the crayola will disappear.
Forum: Main
12-28-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,264
Posted By FoxyLady

Crayola Washable Markers

I use these markers all the time and have had no problems whatsoever. However, I do wash my quilts, once they are completed, with Oxi-Clean and detergent and all traces of the markers, regardless of...
Forum: Recipes
11-24-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,997
Posted By FoxyLady

Another option to make your mashed potatoes...

Another option to make your mashed potatoes yummy. Add some Ranch dressing mix (dry). Brings potatoes to a whole new level of goodness. Additional tip: Add a bit of baking powder to your potatoes ...
11-24-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,310
Posted By FoxyLady

Move Games

Amen to your suggestion. I am aware that folks love the games and quilting. I think it is a good suggestion to let each topic have its own area.
Forum: Main
10-17-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,681
Posted By FoxyLady

Thanks, Betty.

Thanks, Betty.
Forum: Main
10-16-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,681
Posted By FoxyLady

Flannel Quilts

Betty, love your quilts. Am curious as to what type of stabilizer you use to back the embroidery. Can you share?
Forum: Main
10-14-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,681
Posted By FoxyLady

Flannel Blankets with crocheted edges

I have made a lot of flannel blankets. For the single layer blankets, I turn under about 1/8-1/4" then do a zig-zag stitch all the way around using a wing needle. I try to set my stitch length so...
10-12-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By FoxyLady

Genealogy for MAC

I have used Ancestral Quest for a number of years. It is easy, intuitive and very good. I just checked and the program is available in a MAC version. You can do a GEDCOM of your program in Family...
Forum: Main
09-22-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,000
Posted By FoxyLady

I make my own spray starch using the Sta-flo...

I make my own spray starch using the Sta-flo liquid starch. Put the starch mixture in a spray bottle and you are good to go. The directions are on the jug, but just in case, here they are. For...
09-09-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,820
Posted By FoxyLady

Washing Machines

Interesting take on washing machines. I have a Maytag front loader and love it. Actually, this is my 2nd set of Maytag washers and dryers. Had one of the first Neptune series and it lasted for...
Forum: Recipes
07-29-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By FoxyLady

Over Ripe Bananas

Found this recipe on the internet several years ago. The name is absolutely accurate - they are mouth-watering. Enjoy

Mouth-Watering Banana Bars

Bars:
˝ c butter 1-1/2 c sugar...
Forum: Main
05-01-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 38,276
Posted By FoxyLady

Basting with Elmer's Glue

I love basting with Washable Elmer's Glue. Years ago I bought some special tips that make a very fine stream. I just put those on the "blue back" labeled bottle of glue, which has been diluted...
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