North Carolina

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by ruachicken1, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. JeniChic

    JeniChic Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 9, 2011
    Grover, NC
  2. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    I was given an old sewing machine, I am lost on figuring it out...I think it needs 'tuning' do you tune sewing machines? Don't you have to grease and oil them? It seems to work fine but sticks here and there and I think this is why...May need to schedule a personal sewing class with you - LMAO Sewing is one thing I have never been good at, and have always wanted to be able to accomplish - may just need to buy a new sewing machine and play around and teach myself.
  3. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah theres a guy up the road who has a big field he grows a ton of sweet potatoes among other things, if I liked sweet potatoes I could get them dirt cheap from him.
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Oh my goodness Beth, what are they? besides ducks I mean. lol
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Sweet potatoes [​IMG]
  6. BHep

    BHep Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 20, 2010
    Faison, NC
    barn yard mix. [​IMG]

    could be a mix of:
    Golden 300 Layers

    eta: and that now a soggy mess. [​IMG] I just washed and disinfected a rubber tote.
    Last edited: Feb 29, 2012
  7. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2011
    polk county, NC
    If I use sand in my coop, do I need certain quality sand?

    When do mallards feather out and if I clip their wings could they still fly over a 6ft fence?
  8. NewHomesteader2010

    NewHomesteader2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2011
    Johnston County, NC
    SOS - I know absolutely nothing about tuning a sewing machine...depending on the kind, it could be simply adding oil or something much more complicated. I can barely change a toilet seat, so machines are NOT my forte!! LOL. As for sewing, I maintain, if you can read a ruler, you can sew just fine...if you cannot read a ruler, well, measuring will be a challenge, but you'll still sew fine. LOL. My mother can't read a ruler to save her life, and yet she managed to make many many outfits for us as children (sadly, she had a brain aneurysm and that affected her memory so she no longer remembers how, but you see my point) so I will quote her and say, "if I can do it, anyone can do it!!" lol.

    BHep - I will keep you posted. I always blame my machine...that's why my seams are NEVER straight. [​IMG] That is usually my second excuse, but I can't use being left handed as an excuse for sewing, so it has to be the machine's fault. So when in doubt...blame it!! LOL I won't tell!! [​IMG]

    Thank you for the heads up on the sweet potatoes everyone!! My DD LOVES sweet potatoes and I thought I'd try growing them rather than always buying them. Now I know it's worth a shot!! I have a double project this weekend make 2 small "tater" boxes...I guess I'd better label them so I know which is for her and which is for us!! LOL. Thanks again everyone!! Further proof BYC is THE place to go!! [​IMG]
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    They are adorable... [​IMG]
    Last edited: Feb 29, 2012
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Probably not over a 6' fence. I clip one wing on my muscovies and they can't go over the fence unless up on the hill where they can get some lift but thats uaually only one of the girls.

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