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A few things to share: if you need a tea cozy and cannot make one, try a knit hat from Dollar Tree. This one is lined and keeps the pot warm.
Also, I want to share something I do when I am sewing but I do not want to leave the house and find extra fabric. I cut a piece of the fabric and clip it to a note. If anyone is going near the fabric store, I sent it with them. My husband has done this for me before. He just gives the note to one of the people at the cutting table and they find the bolt and fill the order. It might not work for every thing, but so far there has not been any misses.
Dollar Tree also has these removeable wall stickers; an inexpensive and sweet home accent.
Here is an easy way to make a pedestal dish with orphan saucers or plates. You will need some candlesticks from the dollar store or reject stores, thrift stores. If you are making more than one tier, the candle holders might need to be shorter. Just play around with it first before you glue it, and see what looks best.
You can use a special glass-glue, or a super glue, cement glue, etc. If you use white glue or tacky glue, you definitely cannot immerse the pedestal dish in water. Even with he glass glue or super glue, you have to be careful not to let the dish sit in water. Just a quick rinse will do, since it will probably have a paper doily on it for the small slices of foods.
I love plaid and often buy plaid shirts for the men in my family. The fabric store had a sale on this plaid fabric with pink in it, and I got a yard of it for a shoulder wrap. It is all cotton and feels like real wool. The more yardage you get, the longer the scarf will be to throw over your shoulder.
First I cut the middle halfway up the piece.
Then using a fourth inch on the raw edges, I pressed and folded another fourth inch so the ends were all hidden, and machine stitched all around. This is what it looks like as a shawl.
This is what it looks like as a scarf.
This is the back. It can also be sewn on the sides, leaving room for the arm holes. I wore this around my shoulders and had many compliments which went into discussions about plaid, and the more pastel plaid colors that are seen in the market.
Chargers to hold plates are available in so many colors these days and for very good prices, sometimes even available in dollar stores. Here is a one in a fuchsia shade that just matched my plates. This is dinnerware that was a grocery store promotion a few years ago. Chargers are like placemats and are just decorative. When choosing a color or style, take one of your plates with you to the store.
Last week I hosted the ladies Bible Study in my home for an autumn lunch.
There were a lot more teacups set out but this table shows the ones on the display rack.
The pumpkin pie tarts can be made with honey by finding a recipe on the web.
We had a very spiritually uplifting lesson and a Skype camera guest from another place. We have had Skype guests in England, Holland and Kuwait at our Ladies Bible Studies.
I still protect my table linens from tea stains, with a bright clear plastic from the fabric store.
This is all for today. Thank you for coming, and I hope you have a peaceful evening.