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    I have been married since 1979. It is remarkable that my wife could last that long.
    One of the secrets to a long lasting marriage is to give your spouse what they ask for.
    This year I asked Nadine what she would like for Christmas.
    Since we are going on a cruise to Mexico in January she told me she would like a light housecoat.

    Never being one to miss an opportunity to please my wife I searched high and low. Not the easiest thing to find this time of year. So I did the next best thing I made her one!

    I actually did find one and bought it, along with some sparkly jewelry. You can't go wrong with sparklies.


    ps yes I know I put the sleeves on the wrong side and they look upside down!
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    CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
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  • #2
    LOL, ah Carl.... you're a "keeper".

    Very well done. (still giggling)

    Take care
    Toni

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    • #3
      What size blades did you use?

      Gill
      There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
      (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Gill
        What size blades did you use?
        .. and what's the best finish to use on housecoats?


        You're obviously a man of many talents, Carl.
        Ian

        Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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        • #5
          I've heard some people say that scrolling is like using a sewing machine...so tell us, Carl, is using a sewing machine like scrolling?

          It must be because you did a fantastic job!

          Bob
          www.GrobetUSA.com

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          • #6
            Originally posted by CanadianScroller
            ... It is remarkable that my wife could last that long...
            So Carl, did you think you got a model that would only last for 10 years before she would wear out? Have you had to replace any parts yet? If so, which ones?

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            • #7
              Carl, that is quite the "lighthouse coat". Do they have lighthouses in Mexico?

              Bob, I did a little sewing a few years ago and I and when I was scrolling the other night I did have the impression that it was similar.
              Last edited by utbva; 12-21-2006, 10:58 AM.
              Bill

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              • #8
                Carl-- You did a great job-And being the sweet hubby that you are for going to all the trouble to make her a light house coat ( wait --didn't I see lighthouses on that ?? )-that makes it all the more special-- If she ever gets tired of you I know a old woman you can adopt. loll
                Sharon

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                • #9
                  Too funny Carl.

                  I'm crying from laughing so hard. I hope she has a great sense of humor, but something tells me that being married to you she would have to have one.

                  You must tell us what her reaction is.

                  Too funny.
                  Kelly
                  "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Walt Disney

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                  • #10
                    Carl! That is a riot. She'll love it
                    ROTFLMAO
                    Marsha
                    LIFE'S SHORT, USE IT WELL

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                    • #11
                      Hehehehe, I love it Carl! Too funny.
                      Kevin
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                      Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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                      • #12
                        Confession time

                        I did not sew it, although I can sew, I made it at work this morning in 20 minutes using glue sticks.

                        It is also very small maybe big enough for a todler. I only used 1/2 yard of fabric

                        Nadine will love it..she is a great wife. I could wrap an old dinner napkin and she would think it was a gift of love.
                        I am pretty lucky.
                        CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
                        "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
                        Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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