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  1. Frugal Living
    What makes it hard for you to be frugal? What are your stumbling blocks? I use to be more frugal. I realized that my stumbling block to frugality has become finding places or people to repair things, if the things can be repaired at all. Example: We use to have Hubby's dress shoes (worn daily...
  2. Question and Answer
    What do you find are your stumbling blocks for living frugal? I know there are some things that really make me stray from the path of being totally frugal. I find that staying on the path is much easier when I make sure I touch base here daily. The people here inspire me, and give me the...
  3. Quilting Lots of free quilt patterns, you can browse by name or by block size.
  4. Quilting
    They aren't sewn together yet, but I thought they looked so cute, I had to take a picture! :)
  5. Quilting
    I didn't really care for the way these blocks look--until I saw them in quilts. Really :cool:
  6. Weddings and bridal showers
    Dd and her finance spend hours playing cards, so I'm doing the card trick block. She picked out the material. Its hard to tell because of the camera. Its all in blues and some of the material is marbalized.
  7. Hobbies
    This is so cute. We have a ton of these wooden blocks.
  8. Quilting
    I'm sorry I forgot to post this. The winner of the quilt blocks is: Carolyn (Dolphin). Congratulations Carolyn, your blocks will be in the mail next week. Enjoy them!! Thanks to the ladies who took part.
  9. Quilting
    Yesterday was suppose to be the day I drew for the winning name. I've received 3 - Carolyn (Dolphin) made 2 and Dee's block. Here are the members I'm still waiting on and who received material from me to make the block. ~Heather - in the mail ~Sunshine ~mrsengeseth ~Kathybird Please let...
  10. Quilting
    Your finished block should measure 6 1/2 inches square. Here are a couple tips for those who haven't finished their blocks. ~when measuring the 7/8's, measure just over the 7/8's line. It will make it more accurate. ~when you've finished your "triangle squares", they should measure 2 1/2...
  11. Quilting
    I thought this was kind of neat. It is actually clip art but in the form of quilt blocks. She has lots more goodies on her site:
  12. Home Environment
    I am currently re-reading Organizing Plain and Simple by Donna Smalling and I came across this tip which I am hoping to really live by. I know that I am certainly guilty of complaining that there is not enough time in the day. Using this method, I'm sure I can get a lot more accomplished. I'm...
  13. Hobbies
    here's a cute idea. You could stencil on an image.
  14. Quilting
    Oh my - I'm on a hunt to find something for a special friend. Instead I'm finding all kinds of treasures. Look at this - two pages full
  15. Quilting This first block is an extra block I did and extremely difficult for a beginner! I got it on the first try but it took a lot of concentrating to get it right! :eek: Thanks CJ for this excellent tip of laying out your blocks...
  16. Quilting
    Woo hoo I got Melissa's block today, along with Denise's (sunshine) and they are both looking great. I already know where I'm going to put Denise's in the quilt, so now I'm anxious to get the rest of the blocks. Thanks Melissa also for the 5 inch squares and to both of you, thank you for...
  17. Quilting
    Here are the ones I have done so far: Nine Patch with Variation: Churn Dash: Bachelor's Puzzle:
  18. Education
    This looks like a wonderful site for building those blocks to reading Have fun and enjoy!!
  19. Quilting I saw that these blocks were created with software. Does anyone here use software to create blocks?
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