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11-30-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By sparkys_mom

I have duplicates if scissors, rotary cutter,...

I have duplicates if scissors, rotary cutter, seam ripper, pin cushion, and thread snippers. I keep them in the carrier for my small Brother that I take to classes and sit and sew sessions. Aside...
Forum: Pictures
11-23-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,697
Posted By sparkys_mom

It's the 4-patch pattern on the Quilts For Kids...

It's the 4-patch pattern on the Quilts For Kids site.
http://www.quiltsforkids.org/patterns.htm
09-26-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,532
Posted By sparkys_mom

I like that!!

I like that!!
Forum: Main
09-26-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,669
Posted By sparkys_mom

Just be sure you have all the fabric that's...

Just be sure you have all the fabric that's supposed to be in the kit. Sometimes you don't and, for sure, if it's short it will be with the one fabric you really want to use. :)
08-29-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,330
Posted By sparkys_mom

Excellent article. Thanks!! That embedded video...

Excellent article. Thanks!! That embedded video is really good. I've noticed several places where you have the option to donate $10 to Salvation Army, Red Cross, etc. When you watch that video and...
08-08-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By sparkys_mom

And why do they always signal low battery at 3am?...

And why do they always signal low battery at 3am? BTW, before I sold my condo a couple of years ago I replaced the smoke alarms with ones that had lithium batteries ... battery life several years. :D
08-04-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,561
Posted By sparkys_mom

In that case, I'd be looking for a new...

In that case, I'd be looking for a new hairdresser.

I usually tip about 25% or a bit more. My hairdresser charges between $55 and $65 for a haircut and I normally give him $15. I also tip the...
07-30-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,677
Posted By sparkys_mom

ice cream and licorice

ice cream and licorice
07-21-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,041
Posted By sparkys_mom

Yes, I really like that commercial ... especially...

Yes, I really like that commercial ... especially about leaving the seat up. :D
Forum: Main
06-26-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,122
Posted By sparkys_mom

If you decide to attempt QAYG there are some real...

If you decide to attempt QAYG there are some real inspirations at this blog. This started by people donating 12 1/2" quilted blocks which were then assembled into donation quilts for orphanages. She...
06-04-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,959
Posted By sparkys_mom

Try lining the dog cone collar with something she...

Try lining the dog cone collar with something she can't see through.
05-08-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,960
Posted By sparkys_mom

The term for the color rubbing off is "crocking"...

The term for the color rubbing off is "crocking" and isn't all that uncommon especially with upholstery fabrics but the rest, IMO, is a 'crock'. :D
05-03-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,814
Posted By sparkys_mom

Me, too! I also followed the link in the article...

Me, too! I also followed the link in the article to the photographer's website. It's worth the "trip" for the photo on the home page alone. :D
04-27-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,641
Posted By sparkys_mom

Nope! Not for me.

Nope! Not for me.
Forum: Main
04-09-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,558
Posted By sparkys_mom

You can purchase a gallon of Elmers washable...

You can purchase a gallon of Elmers washable school glue on Amazon for $13.95 - very economical. I refill my glue bottles from the gallon container but I think I'll take a tip from madamekelly in the...
03-20-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,994
Posted By sparkys_mom

I buy my jeans at Sears. They fit great and are a...

I buy my jeans at Sears. They fit great and are a reasonable price.
02-10-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By sparkys_mom

I love Jacquie Lawson and the fact that they send...

I love Jacquie Lawson and the fact that they send me reminders for birthdays. Also, they've added the ability to send a note card so if I want to be more personal that's possible, too.
02-04-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By sparkys_mom

I always like the videos with a cat riding the...

I always like the videos with a cat riding the Roomba.
01-10-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,938
Posted By sparkys_mom

I think a lot of them have gone to IG. I guess it...

I think a lot of them have gone to IG. I guess it is easier and faster. I don't participate in IG or FB and I miss a lot of bloggers that I used to follow.

Here are a few that I really enjoy and...
12-21-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,159
Posted By sparkys_mom

High moisture sealing

In situations like this, I would freeze the item in ziplocks or on a sheet pan. After they are frozen, then I would put them into the vacuum bags and seal.
11-14-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,736
Posted By sparkys_mom

Don't laugh. Lots of people use Dremels to keep...

Don't laugh. Lots of people use Dremels to keep their dog's nails in check and my podiatrist uses something suspiciously like a Dremel to smooth everything down when he's finished.
11-04-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,622
Posted By sparkys_mom

I bought a Brother black and white laser printer...

I bought a Brother black and white laser printer several years ago and dumped the color printer. I really just don't need a color printer.
Forum: Main
10-15-2016, 03:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,403
Posted By sparkys_mom

Craftsy has a free BOM from 2012 that is...

Craftsy has a free BOM from 2012 that is excellent. You do have to sign up but the class is free and very good.
https://www.craftsy.com/quilting/classes/craftsy-block-of-the-month-2012/35549
10-08-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,894
Posted By sparkys_mom

Most of my quilting efforts go to charity....

Most of my quilting efforts go to charity. Currently, to a cancer treatment ward. I use what I would use for myself, family, and friends. I offered to quilt some donation quilts awhile back and was...
10-05-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,174
Posted By sparkys_mom

I just went out and checked one class and that...

I just went out and checked one class and that seems to be okay. Then I decided to post a new project and found out that is "still in the works". IMHO they should have ironed that out before...
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