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  1. Re: What's the oddest thing you've been asked to make

    Replace the cloth seat in DH's tree stand, also made a primitive lean-to for him to camp in. Altered can koozies to hold duck calls, made a superman cape for dd's puppy, a canvas carrying bag for a...
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    Re: Have you ever had this problem with Amazon?

    I use Amazon all the time. have not had a problem. DD2 has had a pkg or two stolen when they were delivered earlier than expected- she usually makes sure she or a friend watch for them . early...
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    Re: Ideas for baby quilt, gender unknown

    i go with a simple design and primary colors. If i see novelty fabric I like, such as jungle babies or woodland animals for example, I will use that with coordinating fabric. Iv'e used plain...
  4. Re: Free Jinny Beyer Critter Doorstops download

    Those are cute! Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Looking for Broccoli Salad Recipe

    I started cheating a while back, I use Marzetti dressing instead of making it from scratch.
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    Re: Totes for children

    Drape a string or measuring tape over their shoulders to get a rough idea of where you want it to fall. I would keep the bag regular size since kids books are sometimes oversize, but you don't want...
  7. Re: Help, please?? Used bad adhesive; ruined precious quilt!

    If you go to the Loctite site a pop up window comes up and you can ask questions. You probably aren't the first person to make this mistake and they may have a solution for you that won't further...
  8. Re: I Disliked Joining Strips - I Started Using QR's Mini-Triangle Ruler

    nice tutorial!. Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Cooking rice like pasta

    Interesting.
    My rice was always a bit iffy. Then I got a microwave with a rice setting that actually gave me perfect rice. Sadly it died and the replacement gives disappointing results. pretty much...
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    Re: Need a sewing machine

    decide what features are important to you. Needle threader, auto cutter, large harp, dec. stitches etc. If you only need straight stitch for piecing and quilting the Brother 1500 or Juki 2010 may be...
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    Re: Anyone else thought about this?

    Vintage machines are fine-I have a couple but remember, the original owners upgraded and replaced them for a reason. They wanted more options. My main machine is a Brother Ult.2002D. Never had any...
  12. Thread: Bacon???

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    Re: Bacon???

    Well, it wouldn't be a problem for me 'cause I would have sampled it all gone by now....... But could you crumble it and sprinkle on top of your broccoli salads, mixing it in before serving?
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    Re: remove fusible web

    Is there a contact number on the packaging? They may have a solution-I'm sure it happens enough others have asked, too.
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    Re: Binding question

    It makes pretty wave that catches the folded edge well. It's really easy to miss the edge with a straight stitch. You can adjust the serpentine to a variety of sizes/lengths of curves/waves
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    Re: Binding question

    For machine binding I also sew on back and flip to front, but I use the serpentine stitch to sew binding down not straight stitch
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    Re: Venting, do you think I was out of line

    people will probably be dressed nice and won;t want to risk ruining good clothes either. i have joint hosted showers being held at someone else's house . Communication is what makes it work. She is...
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    Re: Special appliances for baby cooking

    My DD also used Baby Bullet for her babies.
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    One of my favorites! my mom used to make the coconut icing from scratch-I always got in trouble for sampling it before she got it on the cake
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    Re: Spray Basting and Wrinkles

    On small quilts I find pressing after spray basting helps remove wrinkles. Not sure if that is do-able with a large quilt, though.
  20. Thread: College quilt

    by bakermom
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    Re: College quilt

    I did something like this for my DDs at college. Only I used my emb. machine to emb. things they were interested in, simple patchwork. That was nearly 20 years ago and they still use them
  21. Re: What size needle do you use when binding a quilt?

    I hand sew it with what ever needles I happen to find in my sewing box. Usually have DH thread several ahead of time so I can switch them out as I go.
  22. Thread: coffee

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    Re: coffee

    Black coffee should come out better than coffee with cream in it. The fats in the cream will set the stain more( at least that's what a dry cleaner friend told me}
  23. Thread: odd question

    by bakermom
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    Re: odd question

    Sure, why not? Maybe you can quilt it with lightning, wizard hats, etc. I would keep it simple
  24. Re: hello, newbie, looking for quilting machine purchase help

    I have the Juki qi200TL. Great machine.
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    Re: Pinwheels going in opposite directions!!!

    Lay the blocks out the way they are. Is your eye drawn to the wrong-way ones? does it bother you? If it does, then yes, redo them. You won't be happy if you don't . I speak from experience-made GD a...
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