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Forum: Main
01-03-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,427
Posted By peaceandjoy

A group I work with to make quilts for the needy...

A group I work with to make quilts for the needy uses pretty much anything and everything. We have used mattress pads. They vary quite a bit, depending on both quality and what they are made of. ...
12-26-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,919
Posted By peaceandjoy

I've been wearing Lands End tankini's for at...

I've been wearing Lands End tankini's for at least 15 years. My original reason for buying them was the shorts bottom that they offer. The extra coverage was much more comfortable, even before I...
12-26-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 153,025
Posted By peaceandjoy

I will be trying this for sure! I made a...

I will be trying this for sure! I made a traditional Christmas pudding - yes, including beef suet - for years, but have not made it in at least 5 years as nobody but my husband and I are here to eat...
Forum: Main
12-26-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,622
Posted By peaceandjoy

I was particularly interested in your comment...

I was particularly interested in your comment about HollyAnne's class. I've seriously considered it a couple of times, but just watching her Youtube videos, her constant use of "Babe" annoys the...
Forum: Recipes
12-14-2021, 04:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,595
Posted By peaceandjoy

My baking has evolved over the years. When we...

My baking has evolved over the years. When we were newly married, I made many kinds and made trays and containers to give as gifts, especially for elderly neighbors and relatives who no longer...
Forum: Main
12-11-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,708
Posted By peaceandjoy

I have the jelly roll sasher that is used for...

I have the jelly roll sasher that is used for making rugs from 2-1/2" (jelly roll) strips. I didn't realize they came in so many sizes.

I am also a gadget lover - if I find ones that work well. ...
Forum: Main
12-11-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,988
Posted By peaceandjoy

Both of our daughters, and their children, live...

Both of our daughters, and their children, live in another state. One of them is estranged completely from me and mostly from my husband as well. After over 2 years, the pain is still beyond...
Forum: Main
12-11-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,988
Posted By peaceandjoy

This would be a dream come true for me! DH's...

This would be a dream come true for me!

DH's hearing has gotten worse over the last few years, but he says it is bc I mumble, or talk not facing him, etc. - even though it isn't just me he has...
12-11-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 153,025
Posted By peaceandjoy

Well, I am playing catch up already - both with...

Well, I am playing catch up already - both with clues and with everyone's posts.

We are at our vacation home in FL; the plan was that DH would drive down with me, stay for a couple of weeks, and...
Forum: Main
11-28-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,724
Posted By peaceandjoy

Yikes! Definitely one of those cases where being...

Yikes! Definitely one of those cases where being in Canada is not an advantage. I know that NZ and AU also pay terrific prices. We all have our trade offs, I guess.

How far into Ontario are...
Forum: Main
11-18-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,891
Posted By peaceandjoy

There are so many dishonest people in the world. ...

There are so many dishonest people in the world. It's disappointing and maddening. :(

For pics that have been saved to Pinterest, I don't worry about it too much - I think it's mostly a...
Forum: Main
11-18-2021, 04:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,620
Posted By peaceandjoy

I do! Well, really, I go both ways. It depends...

I do! Well, really, I go both ways. It depends on what I'm working on, I guess. For simple blocks/rows, it works well for me.
11-16-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 153,025
Posted By peaceandjoy

Iceblossom, I love your backing! I've seen...

Iceblossom, I love your backing!

I've seen comments from people who are heartbroken if they can't get the same fabric line for backings - and will go so far as to not finish a quilt bc the...
11-14-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By peaceandjoy

Our cat loves one of his fleece toys, hates...

Our cat loves one of his fleece toys, hates others. I have no idea what the difference is! He also has a couple of felted wool (old sweaters) ones that he likes a lot, they are the kicker style...
11-14-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,126
Posted By peaceandjoy

Sorry to hear that your connectivity is not good...

Sorry to hear that your connectivity is not good enough for streaming. On one hand, you do miss a lot - but on the other hand, many of us - myself included! - probably waste more time than we should...
11-12-2021, 04:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,872
Posted By peaceandjoy

What a job moving is! I'm fairly sure that this...

What a job moving is! I'm fairly sure that this is the reason that my husband refuses to move from the house that I agreed to live in for 5 years (36 years ago). He just can't let anything go. ...
Forum: Recipes
11-11-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,504
Posted By peaceandjoy

That looks like a great granola recipe. I've...

That looks like a great granola recipe. I've been using America's Test Kitchen's granola recipe for years, altering nuts and fruits as desired. I like that it uses maple syrup (the real stuff, not...
Forum: Pictures
11-11-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,724
Posted By peaceandjoy

Fabulous! The colors you chose are so soothing. ...

Fabulous! The colors you chose are so soothing. Beautifully done.
11-11-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 153,025
Posted By peaceandjoy

For those who do not like string piecing, you...

For those who do not like string piecing, you don't have to. Many have very successfully just put a single piece of that color where the string block was supposed to go. There were several GC's I...
Forum: Main
11-11-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,387
Posted By peaceandjoy

I hear you! Do NOT make me shop for clothing,...

I hear you! Do NOT make me shop for clothing, shoes or purses, nor things for the house. But give me an opportunity for some retail therapy with fabric, and I'm right there! But then it can get...
Forum: Main
11-11-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,387
Posted By peaceandjoy

Your sewing space looks lovely and HONESTLY - I...

Your sewing space looks lovely and HONESTLY - I am pretty sure I have been in shops with less fabric, lol. You have a lovely selection, it looks like lots of blenders and ToTs - great to work with...
11-10-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,126
Posted By peaceandjoy

It looks like the documentary is available on...

It looks like the documentary is available on Netfix - it says about an hour and a half long. YouTube has what is labeled as the "full documentary" but it's only an hour long. So there are some...
11-06-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 153,025
Posted By peaceandjoy

Yes, I also think you are on the right track. ...

Yes, I also think you are on the right track. You want to be sure to have enough contrast with the yellows, in particular.
11-06-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 153,025
Posted By peaceandjoy

Today, I agree with you and SuzSLO on the blue. ...

Today, I agree with you and SuzSLO on the blue. Tomorrow - who knows?? I waiver between the two!
11-06-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 153,025
Posted By peaceandjoy

The blue will be my darkest color, so it will...

The blue will be my darkest color, so it will replace Bonnie's garnet. My aqua is on the bottom of the pile in the picutre.
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