May 11, 2018

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Sewing machine foot and needle on blue fabric.

Needle Getting Stuck in Bobbin ShuttleWhen the needle continually gets stuck in the bobbin shuttle it is time to repair your machine. The timing may be off. You can try to find a repair video or take it in to the shop. This is a page about the needle getting stuck in bobbin shuttle.

 

Dog in the grass scratching its face.

Gnats Biting DogsThere are countless suggestions for home remedies, using a variety of products intended for other purposes, to keep gnats from biting dogs. Take care when trying these; check with your vet for safe solutions. This is a page about gnats biting dogs.

 

Kale Stir Fry in a pan.

Miso Kale Stir Fry RecipeAdd miso, a paste made from fermented soybeans and barley or rice malt, to olive oil and stir fry, bell peppers, kale, and onions for a delicious side dish. This page contains a miso kale stir fry recipe.

 

Staffordshire Bull Terrier on a white background.

Is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier the Same as a Pit Bull?There is some difference of opinion on this topic. The two dogs appear to be quite similar, in fact the Staffordshire Bull Terrier may be the ancestor of the Pit Bull Terrier. Breeding the two lines for different jobs resulted in some size and temperament differences which are now becoming more alike again. This is a page about, "Is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier the same as a Pit Bull?".

 

Woman Dead Heading Roses in her garden

Dead Heading RosesDead head your roses just above a five leaf cluster, cutting at an angle. This practice will encourage more and sometimes larger blooms. This is a page about dead heading roses.

 

Cheesy potato casserole.

Cheesy Corn Flake Potatoes RecipeUse either frozen hash brown potatoes or boiled diced potatoes, mixed with sour cream, cheese, cream of chicken soup, and spices to make this corn flake topped casserole. This page contains a cheesy corn flake potatoes recipe.

 

Red chicken isolated on a white background.

Gingernut Ranger Information and PhotosThese sex linked chickens are a popular backyard breed. These red hens are friendly and inquisitive. The adult hen weighs about 5 pounds and is a prolific layer of large brown eggs. This page contains gingernut ranger information and photos.

 

Wirehaired Dachshund with a black background.

Wirehaired Dachshund PhotosThe Wirehaired Dachshund first appeared in the late 19th century following the smooth coated variety. Dachshunds are intelligent and energetic dogs, initially bred as badger hounds. Dogs with this coat were bred for work in thorny brier patches. They have a wiry outer coat with a soft undercoat. This page contains Wirehaired Dachshund photos.

 

Articles

Paper Daisies - 5 colorful paper flowers

Paper DaisiesMy friend's mother was gardening and got bitten by a hobo spider. Her arm puffed up and she was rushed to the hospital. I really wanted to get her some welcome home flowers, but what if she worried about critters being in there? I decided to make her these paper daisies. They are full of dimension and beautiful colours, and totally spider-free! All you need is some paper and a pair of scissors.

 

Antique Rose Upcycled Bottle Vase - finished vase

Antique Rose Upcycled Bottle VaseI am in the process of changing my décor in my house, adding a few new accents here and there. I do not have the finances to spend on overpriced store bought items, so I am recycling trash into treasure.

 

Questions

Identifying a Porcelain Doll - undressed sleeping baby doll

Identifying a Porcelain DollCan someone help me find the maker for this doll or know if it's worth anything? There is no info on it. Maybe it's faded; there are weird markings on back, but I don't know what it is. There are also 4 small dots on the back of its neck. It is a black porcelain doll.

 

Value of Mersman End Tables - two end tables stacked

Value of Mersman End TablesI found these today for super cheap and I'm wondering the value of them. I've looked and found tons, but not these exact ones and I can't quite tell the numbers on it to look them up.

 

Curtain Color AdviceI want a bluish-green and golden living room with black and white accents, but the architecture is throwing me off. The curtains make the whole room. What would you you do with this off-center in too many ways room? I need, the color for the curtains and how to hang them.

 

Value of a Mersman Side Table - 4 drawer side table that has been painted black

Value of a Mersman Side TableI have a Mersman side table labeled 22-37. I can't seem to find a value for it. Can you give me any info? It has been painted, but is in excellent condition.

 

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Name Ideas for a Handmade Jewelry BusinessMy sister and I have a business together. We make jewelry, knit, and sew, but we mainly make jewelry. We don't know what the perfect name for our business would be.

 

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Roof Repair Assistance for Low Income Homeowner in JamaicaI am in desperate need of help to fix my roof before the hurricane season starts. I really don't have any money. The boards are starting to rot, and a few of them already broke! The zink is rotten too. Are there any groups that can provide some assistance? I am in Jamaica, east rural.

 

Identifying an Old Treadle Sewing  Machine - old black with gold designs sewing machine

Identifying an Old Treadle Sewing MachineI have an old treadle sewing machine that I can not find any information on. Any help would be greatly appreciated. It looks just like a top tension Singer, but has no Singer insignia on it. The only thing that appears is Baltimore along the neck of the sewing machine.

 

Determining the Value of a Mahogany Bedroom Set

Determining the Value of a Mahogany Bedroom SetWould like to sell a mahogany bedroom set of a dresser, ornate mirror, chest, and 2 night stands. The only markings I can find are 897 MHG 93. How do I determine a selling price?

 

What Breed Is My Kitten? - cream and brown kitten

What Breed Is My Kitten?What type of kitten do I have here? His mom is all gray and his dad is white and black long hair. Is he Siamese somehow?

 

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Buds on Potted Hibiscus Plant Dried UpI just bought my plant a week ago. I left in it the pot it was in and placed it on my flower bed. It had one beautiful flower and lots of buds. The flower eventually fell off, but all the buds kinda dried up and didn't bloom. What happened? Did I over water it? I used some Miracle Gro initially.

 

Maker and Value of a Porcelain Doll - blond doll wearing a pink sweater

Maker and Value of a Porcelain DollI have a porcelain baby doll and I don't know who the maker is. I would also like to find out what it is worth.

 

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Repairing a Kenmore 158 17033 Belt PulleyI noticed the motor was loose. I tried tightening the motor and running the machine. The belts came off and a nut as well. I figured out the nut went on the screw that was attached to the bottom pulley. I put it back together and the same thing happened. It seems like the screw is stuck to the pulley wheel.

 

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Artistic 18 Long Arm Sewing Machine Keeps Shutting OffI have an Artistic 18 long arm sewing machine. It keeps shutting off. Any ideas?

 

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