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  • Re: Heartburn Remedies (Homemade, not medicine)

    Excellent post I was checking continuously this blog and I'm impressed! Extremely useful information particularly the last part I care for such information a lot. I was looking for this certain info for a long time. Thank you and best of luck Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style...
    Posted to Forum by wayne11 on Mon, Sep 24 2012
  • Re: 2012 Crafting..share your ideas, projects, pictures..

    I accept everything that is, everything that isn't and everything that ever wil be. Thank you Universe for clear reflections and constant growth. [quote user="MarthaMFI"] Time for a new thread for 2012..share your projects, ideas, cool finds, websites etc. [/quote] Hi all you dollar stretchers...
    Posted to Forum by SimplelivingSherrie on Sun, Jun 17 2012
  • Re: 2012 Crafting..share your ideas, projects, pictures..

    I have a baby blanket (my first) in the works, of spring green and lavender baby alpaca yarn. A sky blue stocking hat I'm knitting in the round (also my first) and have my straight needles ready to whip up some washclothes for me. I also am hoping to begin learning how to sew. My SO knows how and...
    Posted to Forum by Toughmama2 on Sat, Mar 10 2012
  • Re: Homespun

    [quote user="Lisa R"] I still think that it would be awesome to someday only wear clothes that I had designed[/quote] Lisa, an idea that might be helpful if you can find them: The older, pre-1950's sewing books put out by Singer, Vogue, McCall's, Butterick, Good Housekeeping. These...
    Posted to Forum by Edey on Thu, Jan 12 2012
  • Need Ideas for Reusing LOTS of Used Linens!

    Hi everyone! I'm a long-time reader of these forums, but this is my first post. I work at a large animal shelter, and thanks to the generosity of our community, we receive daily donations of towels, bed sheets, and blankets in all sizes and condition. We use as many of these as we can for bedding...
    Posted to Forum by susan said so on Sun, Mar 13 2011
  • Reuse Ideas for LOTS of Old Towels?

    Hi everyone! I'm a long-time reader of these forums, but this is my first post. I work at a large animal shelter, and thanks to the generosity of our community, we receive daily donations of towels, bed sheets, and blankets in all sizes and condition. We use as many of these as we can for bedding...
    Posted to Forum by susan said so on Sun, Mar 13 2011
  • Making a Costume

    A reader is in a pickle over a monkey suit! She doesn't need bananas but she could use some help! yes, I am curious, if anyone has made a easy orangutan costume for a child, my grandson is an orangutan in his mardigras parade, and I have little time..........and money, thanks for any help you can...
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Thu, Mar 3 2011
  • Re: Knitting and crocheting patterns

    Knittingpatterncentral.com, crochetcentralpattern.com, Ravelry.com, Knitpicks.com and Knitty.com are the sites I visit most often for patterns and ideas for yarn projects. It would be hard to NOT find a pattern somewhere within those sites. Re: sewing: I, too, am greatly impressed with those who can...
    Posted to Forum by Edey on Mon, Jul 26 2010
  • Re: Have you ever knit with beads?

    Knitting or crocheting, or any kind of handwork, done out in public, might go a long way to re-introducing handcrafts to the general public. There are approx. 2 generations now that didn't live with a parent or grandparent that regularly did some kind of needlework. Being as needlework and sewing...
    Posted to Forum by Edey on Mon, May 3 2010
  • Re: Learning How to Sew

    For a more personal approach, I have two ideas. Senior centers often have quilting groups that are quite social and are not limited to the seniors. Someone(s) there might give you invaluable help. Also, check through your church. The best "little old seamstress" may need some help and you could...
    Posted to Forum by Anna Marie on Mon, Jan 4 2010
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