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Date: 8/29/13 1:30 PM

I cam across this while looking for something else. It is too funny. The Singer people have a lot to answer for:

http://katiesquiltingcorner.com/2012/07/47-traveling-quilt-shop-review-mom-interview-2-jelly-roll-race-quilts.html

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Date: 8/29/13 1:42 PM



That advice is nearly the opposite of what I do. I might make sure the bed is made, dog is walked, and maybe dishes done before I settle in. That is because I am anal and can't stand looking at the clutter... it drives me nuts!!!

But if someone drops over unexpectedly they do so at their own peril. Odds are I don't even answer the doorbell!!

Thanks for the good laugh!!

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Date: 8/29/13 1:48 PM

Fearful? Are you kidding me??



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Date: 8/29/13 1:52 PM

"urgent housekeeping chores" to mean means "toilet is overflowing".


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Date: 8/29/13 1:57 PM

Whew, I'm so glad this is from 1949. You scared me for a minute.

If I were sitting there thinking that much about my appearance, I'd be so nervous I couldn't enjoy doing anything. Relaxing in front of my sewing machine would be the last thing on my mind.

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Date: 8/29/13 2:02 PM

Is this why I feel I have to do a load of laundry before I sew? It's no wonder I don't get anything done!

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Date: 8/29/13 2:10 PM

I saw a really funny version of this.

The advice to 'never buy a sewing machine with a mirror in it' cracks me up!
And NOPE I don't sew with my machine in the sink OR on the bed, so dirty dishes and unmade beds are no problem. (why bother making beds? You are only going to un-make it in a few hours! What a pointless task!)


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Date: 8/29/13 2:17 PM

I like "Now" much, much better. Especially the "What?" which is what I said when I read the need for the "little bag of French chalk".




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Date: 8/29/13 2:22 PM

I tend to do the old version, but *I* feel better and can sew better when I have a clean house and I look decent.

As to the french chalk, I am gonna assume this is the crap I got in an old notion lot in a pretty bag that acts a lot like chalk at a pool hall (taking in the era, no A/C means sweaty prints on textiles).

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Date: 8/29/13 2:25 PM

Yep roflmao and this has happened in my house not that long ago. Sewing in PJ's is my fav thing to do early Sat and Sun when I can
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