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01-17-2018, 10:28 PM
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Posted By doris.meek13088

3 1/2 years ago we downsized from a 4400 sq ft...

3 1/2 years ago we downsized from a 4400 sq ft house to a 2400 square foot house. No, I know that 2400 is not small but it was a large adjustment. My husband rums his business out of our home so...
01-17-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,509
Posted By doris.meek13088

Joann's Fabrics does carry some higher quality...

Joann's Fabrics does carry some higher quality fabrics and usually have at least one coupon going at a time. Most of the time that I do shop at a quilt store it is because we are on holiday and my...
Forum: Main
09-06-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,465
Posted By doris.meek13088

Wouldn't our grandmothers (and more generations...

Wouldn't our grandmothers (and more generations before that) be surprised about the first one??
I am still trying to find a way to get the second side to look good after machine stitching but I know...
Forum: Main
02-29-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,579
Posted By doris.meek13088

Life is much too short. I sew because I enjoy...

Life is much too short. I sew because I enjoy it, enjoy learning something new, enjoy creating something. I learn sometimes from classes, sometimes from others and sometimes from shows. I only do...
08-24-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,979
Posted By doris.meek13088

I have a nook (about 1 1/2 years old) and my DH...

I have a nook (about 1 1/2 years old) and my DH added something that makes it a full tablet. I can read kindle or nook books and search the web too. The best of all worlds.
We like to spend a...
Forum: Main
10-13-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,620
Posted By doris.meek13088

Oh no, a sickness? Do we HAVE to get treatment? ...

Oh no, a sickness? Do we HAVE to get treatment? It won't go away without treatment I hope. Yes, it could be so much worst. Drugs (already acknowledged) high heels (at my age this is an addiction...
08-23-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,174
Posted By doris.meek13088

I have many of the larger plastic bins that I...

I have many of the larger plastic bins that I store fabric in. I make them with sticky notes that are also taped to the plastic as they tend to fall off otherwise.
I use labels like "baby related...
08-23-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,210
Posted By doris.meek13088

I love going to "my" basement. Our daughter left...

I love going to "my" basement. Our daughter left for Grad school a couple of months ago and now my Husband and I each have our own space. I don't have to worry about my projects being in somebody's...
04-13-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,257
Posted By doris.meek13088

You said "put it together" Was the room a kit or...

You said "put it together" Was the room a kit or did you buy the plans? If so, who sells it? My daughter will be moving to Utah to start her PHD program in August so it may be getting time to...
Forum: Main
04-13-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By doris.meek13088

Try Joanne's. You can usually find a 40% off...

Try Joanne's. You can usually find a 40% off coupon and that should make it cheap enough for a trial.
Forum: Main
04-05-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 25,093
Posted By doris.meek13088

I use the extra large zip lock bags (2 1/2 gal)...

I use the extra large zip lock bags (2 1/2 gal) to make kits for future quilts. I try to cut all of the pieces, put in the pattern or magazine or whatever drawing I have done to design the quilt. I...
Forum: Main
04-02-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By doris.meek13088

I try to use a little of what I have left over...

I try to use a little of what I have left over from the front as a connection between the two 42-44 widths of fabric I use in the back. If possible I try to make this stip offset from the center (as...
Forum: Main
04-02-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,346
Posted By doris.meek13088

I know how lucky you are. My sister has not...

I know how lucky you are. My sister has not gotten into the how making a full quilt yet but when she was here last summer she cut out pieces for placemats. She also spent hours both in Montana and...
Forum: Main
04-02-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,225
Posted By doris.meek13088

I think it would work great as a 1-1 1/2" border...

I think it would work great as a 1-1 1/2" border for a simple pattern like a 9 patch using either color on color patterns where it would pop them a wider border on the outside of it.
Forum: Main
04-02-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 79,556
Posted By doris.meek13088

I live in beautiful Bozeman, Montana and have...

I live in beautiful Bozeman, Montana and have seen a bumper sticker often that says "did you move here to be in a hurry?" Same way I feel about quilting races. I quilt because I love the feel of...
Forum: Main
04-02-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,670
Posted By doris.meek13088

You are an angel to share this with the group. ...

You are an angel to share this with the group. Ok, maybe other quilters get to know too but NEVER let those we give quilts to know there are such tricks. We want them to think we spent soooooooo...
Forum: Main
03-30-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,604
Posted By doris.meek13088

I don't understand. In this fast paced society...

I don't understand. In this fast paced society having somebody remember you is ALWAYS a good thing. Now if it were the candy store or the liquor store you might have a problem, but fabric? No!!!!
Forum: Main
03-30-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,364
Posted By doris.meek13088

Again, great job on the weight loss issue. I am...

Again, great job on the weight loss issue. I am one of those yo-yo people. Lost almost 55 lbs 8 years ago and swore I would never be heavy again. Moved to Montana (which I LOVE) and gained it...
Forum: Main
03-27-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,873
Posted By doris.meek13088

Although I would love to cure my diabetes and...

Although I would love to cure my diabetes and weight problem, I pray that there is no cure for this problem during my lifetime. To make it more troublesome, I married a designer so he is always...
Forum: Pictures
03-23-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,302
Posted By doris.meek13088

Beautiful!! Although you may no longer like the...

Beautiful!! Although you may no longer like the colors (yes we mature in so many ways including color choices) remember Christmas is coming and there is always the local Hospital or nursing home...
03-13-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,720
Posted By doris.meek13088

My daughter washes our cats once a year in her...

My daughter washes our cats once a year in her bathtub and has since she was about 7 (this is enough since they never get to go outside which is fine with them). (she is 22 and the cats are around...
Forum: Main
03-13-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,159
Posted By doris.meek13088

My wonderful husband bought me one and even made...

My wonderful husband bought me one and even made me the extension table for it. I cannot get the fabric to run through it evenly. You will not the picture on the box has a strip that is being cut...
Forum: Main
03-12-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,058
Posted By doris.meek13088

I regularly buy fabric online for my stash but...

I regularly buy fabric online for my stash but have learned to only buy name brand. I do buy from my local quilting stores (because everything is just so beautiful) but I can not afford to use this...
Forum: Tutorials
03-08-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 318,607
Posted By doris.meek13088

It is so simple I cut a couple of 'kits" to take...

It is so simple I cut a couple of 'kits" to take with us this summer when we camp in our trailer. I have cut 3" strips using some shorter cuts and WOF (and exceeding the total length just a little)...
Forum: Main
03-07-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,318
Posted By doris.meek13088

If we are all going to be alike, can I suggest a...

If we are all going to be alike, can I suggest a size 8 for all of us? Maybe no grey hair would be good too. I love people (some of my best friends are people), I love differences (since I have...
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