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Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-07-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,090
Posted By Blue-Spruce
In answer to the "wheel" posts above: The gadget...

In answer to the "wheel" posts above: The gadget is called "Sew Easy." As mentioned, it will not replace machine sewing, as it is for hand sewing and the stitch size cannot be changed. It's a handle...
Forum: Techniques 01-29-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,997
Posted By Blue-Spruce
Boy, I like that! I do have a roll of crochet...

Boy, I like that! I do have a roll of crochet thread--been in my stash forever. Thanks for the improvement, as this solves the twisting problem. I'll try it!
Forum: Techniques 01-29-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,997
Posted By Blue-Spruce
Bakers' Twine Substitute

I was in the middle of a project and had no bakers' twine, so I used cotton embroidery floss as a substitute. I used three plies of white and three plies of red and twisted them together to get a...
Forum: Techniques 01-29-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,454
Posted By Blue-Spruce
I got my red 3M ATG way before they made the pink...

I got my red 3M ATG way before they made the pink craft store version. It is one of my favorite and most used tools. It isn't the least awkward after a little practice. I order my refills on-line;...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-08-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By Blue-Spruce
I was an English major, so I still don't use...

I was an English major, so I still don't use Spellcheck--it really isn't all that reliable because it doesn't catch homophones (hear/here) among other drawbacks.

Been using a computer, though,...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-08-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By Blue-Spruce
Ah, Nikki, you haven't lived until you have TYPED...

Ah, Nikki, you haven't lived until you have TYPED a 10-page term paper, having to guesstimate how much bottom margin to leave for footnotes, with carbon paper because copiers--like computers--were a...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-06-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By Blue-Spruce
Okay-- Lynn--the computer keys worked fine...

Okay--

Lynn--the computer keys worked fine in drag-and-drop on my Mac, and are saved for the daughter and DIL pages. Just right.

Nikki--I'm looking for the square 50s-60s vintage keys. (They...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-06-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By Blue-Spruce
Thanks! I'll check all the sites both of you...

Thanks! I'll check all the sites both of you mentioned. Since I'm "writing" heritage three times, I tend to run out of e's if I don't get two sticker sets.

Will let you know....
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-05-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,313
Posted By Blue-Spruce
I keep mine in their original packaging, plastic...

I keep mine in their original packaging, plastic "hang" casing and all. I buy the really cheap metal curtain "rings" (12 for about $1) in the curtain rod department at Wal-Mart, and I put them--lots...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-05-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By Blue-Spruce
"Type" stickers or clipart?

I am doing three heritage cookbooks for my daughter, daughter-in-law and me. The three sections are for my grandmother, my mother, and me. Introductory pages are all similar, except for slight...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-26-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,653
Posted By Blue-Spruce
Like a few other posters, I have run Cuttlebug...

Like a few other posters, I have run Cuttlebug embossing folders through a pasta machine with excellent results. (I think FoodTV's Alton Brown, who always likes his kitchen tools to be multi-purpose,...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-02-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,510
Posted By Blue-Spruce
I went to Hobby Lobby earlier and was surprised...

I went to Hobby Lobby earlier and was surprised to see that they have the design cards and some of the accessories. Got Basic shapes 2 with a 40% off coupon.

But the ladybug only cuts three...
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