Oh, For Heaven’s Sake!

Do you see this?  If I *wanted* to make eyelashes….no way could I do it!

Ugh!!!! The scourge of the dreaded eyelashies.

Now, see this:

Mustache Trimmer/Shaver

If you put this to these:

You very quickly get this:

And with a few flicks of the fingernail, you have this:

In less than 5 minutes, I got rid of about 15 inches of eyelashes by using the mustache trimmer/shaver.  It would probably have taken me an hour to pick it out by hand…not to mention the backache.

My dear friend Wanda uses one to un-sew seams.  She just holds it between the 2 pieces of fabric and zips through those stitches.  Why did I wait so long to get one of these little gizmo’s????

 

 

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  1. Thanks for the heads up on the trimmer, I will never pick again! Going to get one today.If you ever have time can you show me how to put a quilt on my Gracie Frame. I have had it for years and years and have never used it.Any time you have available would be great> Hugs Patticake

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    • Quilting Tizzy

       /  January 22, 2011

      I’m still learning, Pat. I’m so far behind that I think I’m ahead…just not enough hours in the day. Kathy Quilts has a great DVD that shows how to load quilts and there are several good YouTube video’s. Just do a search for “loading quilt on frame”. If you’re on HomeQuiltingSystems yahoo group, they have really good info in the files. Be sure to check the links page also.

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  2. Lynne McClure

     /  January 22, 2011

    Wow, what a cool idea! Thanks so much for sharing.

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  3. Wanda

     /  January 22, 2011

    I told you that it was too easy to unsew with these unsewers. But I would not have thought to unsew a top. mmmmm, I have a baby quilt that I stopped quilting on, I wonder????
    WWWanda

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    • Quilting Tizzy

       /  January 22, 2011

      I bet you could. It’s amazing how fast it zips those eyelashes off!

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  4. patchkat

     /  January 22, 2011

    I don’t know why you waited either! It’s been years since she showed us that trick! Are you saying you haven’t had to frog stitch i several years???? Hee hee hee

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    • Quilting Tizzy

       /  January 22, 2011

      I know I should have already gotten one. Well, of course that’s what it means! Lol.

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  5. Sheryl,
    Love the BOM quilt! I have tried to upload the widget to my blog, but it doesn’t come through. Currently using a copy of your pic but would much prefer the widget. Any thoughts on what to do?
    Thanks,
    Kathleen

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  6. Irene D, Renaud

     /  March 12, 2011

    Would like the first block of the Garden Party. Please a picture of it.I just go your site a last month.When did it start.
    Thank you Irene

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    • Quilting Tizzy

       /  March 13, 2011

      All the details are on the BOM page. There is a link in the left column that will take you to that page.

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