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About havanaholly

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  • Birthday 12/28/1941

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    cycling, hiking, kayaking, doll & mini making, needlearts

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  1. You might consider trying to fix what's wrong with it and donating it to a children's hospital or charity.
  2. If you leave the thread ends long enough when you remove your work from the sewing machine you can thread them through a needle eye and sew them between the layers of fabric to eliminate "dangles".
  3. Diane, if you haven't seen "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", DO!
  4. Timberbrook used to make working windows for some of the Greenleaf houses, but I don't know if anyone is still making them since the original company is no more. You could make you own.
  5. I would wait to remove the binding until AFTER you have washed and dried your stitching and backing fabrics. Are your embroidery threads color-fast? If not, you will want to hand wash your stitching carefully by hand in cold water. If it's already quilted, is there already a batt between the pieces of fabric you have stitched? If so, you could just sew up your backing fabric and turn it and either follow the quilting already done or tie it with a baby yarn at regular intervals between your motives you've stitched. You don't need a regular quilting frame, a large embroidery hoop will do th
  6. I found this link on your Reddit post: https://imgur.com/a/N6GAfHE Looking at the photos and reading your description of the wear & tear, plus the age, I'm inclined to agree with KathieB.
  7. As is with the gesso reminds me of the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
  8. Your link here doesn't work; on your other post your link takes me to a blank/ black page on Imagur.
  9. It was marked down nearly half price and is sold out now: http://www.dollshouse.com/malibu-beach-house-kit
  10. I repled to your other post with Greenleaf contact information. The online store shows this kit to be in stock.
  11. The Greenleaf store shows that kit to be in stock. Between the holiday season and the Covid 19 crisis it might be a while before you hear back, but here is their contact information: Contact: GREENLEAF DOLLHOUSES 436 LAKE ROAD SCHENEVUS, NY 12155 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Phone: (800) 253-7150 Fax: (607) 638-9076 email: customerservice@greenleafdollhouses.com
  12. I finally cured our sons of not emptying their pockets by saving the bits of frogs and fish I'd find when washing their clothes and presenting them to the boys.
  13. When I move my cursor across the image of the siding an "Out of Stock" message comes up. If you can hold out patiently for it to come back in stock, do;I have not only used it for clapboard siding, but also for beadboard walls and flooring.
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