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01-31-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,630
Posted By donnajean

I quit using "bar" soap many years ago. Liquid...

I quit using "bar" soap many years ago. Liquid soap is not only less drying to your skin, but it does not leave the scum. I only use vinegar & water for all my cleaning. Especially in the winter,...
Forum: Pictures
01-31-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,359
Posted By donnajean

Great idea and nice quilt. I have a neighbor...

Great idea and nice quilt. I have a neighbor that I need to put together fabrics & gift one like this.
Forum: Main
10-16-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,214
Posted By donnajean

[/I] I would do it the way you described - Or...

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I would do it the way you described - Or do I sew eyelet to top with batting and then put backing right sides together, stitch, turn and then quilt the top? You would not need binding then.
Forum: Main
10-13-2016, 03:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,931
Posted By donnajean

Same here. However I had a sister who never...

Same here. However I had a sister who never ripped anything out.
10-12-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,779
Posted By donnajean

My washer & dryer are over 20 yrs. old and I hope...

My washer & dryer are over 20 yrs. old and I hope they keep on working. I'm not looking forward to having to buy one of the new machines. Too much electronics to go wrong.
Forum: Main
10-12-2016, 11:24 AM
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09-05-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,790
Posted By donnajean

Having trouble in our area getting quality...

Having trouble in our area getting quality service as well. Drove with my neighbor almost an hour to what had been a major Viking dealer. When I saw the shop had gotten smaller, I asked if the...
Forum: Main
09-03-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,241
Posted By donnajean

Yes, could you please share the pattern name &...

Yes, could you please share the pattern name & designer.
09-01-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,702
Posted By donnajean

Also works for fetching items dropped behind the...

Also works for fetching items dropped behind the washer or dryer.
09-01-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,061
Posted By donnajean

My Christmas cactus is about 35 yrs. old. They...

My Christmas cactus is about 35 yrs. old. They don't mind being neglected. Cactus and succulents are the only plants that can tolerate the hot sun on my kitchen bay windowsill.
Forum: Main
08-31-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,532
Posted By donnajean

You don't need to "lock" the start & stop...

You don't need to "lock" the start & stop stitches when joining blocks as the area will get secured when you sew all the blocks together. I try to sew from one block directly to the next to save...
Forum: Main
08-19-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,296
Posted By donnajean

It depends on the pattern and the size of the...

It depends on the pattern and the size of the pieces you need to cut. How many colors does it use. Maybe fat quarters will meet your needs.
08-17-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,321
Posted By donnajean

I find most items that I need cheaper on Amazon. ...

I find most items that I need cheaper on Amazon. And if your put an item in your Cart and leave it there, the price many times goes down. My last order was for my coffee, insect control, and Oreck...
Forum: Main
08-17-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,294
Posted By donnajean

I've never used anything but the 12.5 square. I...

I've never used anything but the 12.5 square. I square up the corners then use the longer ruler for the sides if it is a bigger quilt.
Forum: Main
08-16-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,411
Posted By donnajean

I stitch to the front, iron press the seam flat,...

I stitch to the front, iron press the seam flat, then fold binding to the back, pinning binding every couple inches. I use YLI Wonder invisible thread to stitch on the binding seam on the front,...
Forum: Pictures
08-15-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,935
Posted By donnajean

Your out come is better then mine. I like the...

Your out come is better then mine. I like the flap on yours. You should do a tutorial.
Forum: Main
08-14-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By donnajean

I don't think the backing will show through when...

I don't think the backing will show through when using Warn n Natural batting. I've made many quilts using a dark backing.
Forum: Main
08-14-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By donnajean

If it is a wall hanging, I just use a couple...

If it is a wall hanging, I just use a couple straight pins and push the into the drywall. I have wallpaper, so this causes the least damage. Also, don't have to do spackling and touch ups when I...
08-12-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,445
Posted By donnajean

I would go wireless & just use one printer. I...

I would go wireless & just use one printer. I use 1 printer for 2 laptops and a tablet.
08-12-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,445
Posted By donnajean

Never thought of shaking the cartridge when my...

Never thought of shaking the cartridge when my color cartridge ran out yesterday. Thanks for the tip! My HP printer is older and I print from 2 laptops and a tablet with no problems. If you don't...
Forum: Main
08-08-2016, 03:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,717
Posted By donnajean

Yes, that is where I got mine

Yes, that is where I got mine
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08-08-2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,787
Posted By donnajean

I keep a picture as well as a copy of the...

I keep a picture as well as a copy of the pattern. This really helps when I n to figure the cost of a quilt. Also keep an album for quilts on a flash drive and cloud for insurance purpose.
07-24-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,245
Posted By donnajean

I upgraded to Windows 10 last week and my Windows...

I upgraded to Windows 10 last week and my Windows Live mail works fine. Try contacting your Internet Service Provider. I bit the bullet & upgraded as the end of this month is the last that Windows...
Forum: Main
06-30-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,189
Posted By donnajean

Here is mine! It is called Ghoulish Fantasy

Here is mine! It is called Ghoulish Fantasy
Forum: Main
06-23-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,060
Posted By donnajean

Good answer!

Good answer!
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