Shirley Strache
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E-Readers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tanja Jul 31, 2012. 22 Replies

I just received an early Christmas present in a Kindle e-reader.  My husband believes I should get all my quilting magazines and books on it.  I am totally against that as I like to have the patterns…Continue

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Tanja replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"I love my Kindle but I only read books on it at this time. Never thought of it for crafts. I have a recipe book on it and I don't like it much. It is great for reading .... :-)  "
Jul 31, 2012
Sherry Combs Sharpnack replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"My husband doesn't care for the ipad simply b/c it is too heavy, also.  Fun to play with, but too heavy."
Jun 25, 2012
Suzann Darnall replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"i love my iPad for reading books. use it for teaching my Sunday School class, too. all my manuals and scriptures on it, even our hymnal. but, i like my Southern Lady magazine in paper. not only more enjoyable, but i save them. ;-)"
Jun 24, 2012
rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"....and i love love love my ipad. but not for reading mags and books. esp since it is so heavy! lollollol...not exactily something to snuggle down in bed with for a little preshut eye reading!"
Jun 24, 2012
Eileen Keane replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"I said the exact same thing, but let me tell you-I now love my Kindle!! I don't want magazines on it; I like having them in color and a larger picture. But books...I have a cover on my Kindle that opens like a book, and I can read with the…"
Jun 24, 2012
sue brigle replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"I love my magazines and books, I don't think I will ever get used to using a kindle or that kind of device.  I want my magazines. "
Jun 24, 2012
rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"i so totally, albeit respectfully, with your husbands idea. my personal 'special & quiet time'....the time just for me...& my fuzzies..is to sit and do needle work, watch the birds at the feeder, read the accumulating pile of…"
Jun 23, 2012
Sherry Combs Sharpnack replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"I agree with everyone.  I LOVE books on my Kindle.  I got the Washington Post for a while, but didn't like not having the paper spread out before me; I could only look at one little section at a time.  This same principle applies…"
Jun 23, 2012
Shirley Strache replied to Sue Clark Koenig's discussion Cricut in the group Appliqué
"Do you have to get the most expensive machine to be able to use the USB?  I used my sister-in-law's when I visited last time (for scrapbooking tho) but it was the original one that now is not as expensive as the other two they offer.…"
Jan 24, 2012
Carolina Fuchssteiner replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"I am like you. I like the technology but not for quilting magazines. When I do a quilt from a magazine I change the colors or the size or the borders and I write the changes on the pages. You are not alone against "technology" I am on your…"
Jan 24, 2012
Kathryn Bates replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"I am on my second Kindle -- but use it almost exclusively to read books.  I tried to use it for books for a Lit class I took, and found that it was awkward to get to the page the class was discussing - since many books have no table of…"
Jan 19, 2012
Suzann Darnall replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"i love books AND e-books. ome thing i like about reading on my iPad is that i don't need a light, and it disturbs my husband less. it was also great to take on our summer trip. no running out of books or hauling along a bunch of extras."
Jan 19, 2012
rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"i like books. quilting books. military sci-fi [hardcore], cookbooks, poetry -in books... i like books. have played with sons ipad ..he is a programmer for adobe...has all the tech toys... ...but i like books.... to sit with a cup of tea - glass of…"
Jan 19, 2012
Lynnell replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"We have two different Kindle readers in our house and I've been wondering about the same thing.  I'd love to save space and paper BUT, like you I like having those patterns in my hand! "
Jan 18, 2012
Lana Laqua replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"i know you need a printer with air print to print from iPods and iPads. Don't know if that is compatible with all e-readers or tablets. Then there's the cost if replacing your printer. Usn't technology fun! :)"
Jan 18, 2012
Riana Noyes replied to Shirley Strache's discussion E-Readers
"I'm in complete agreement about the fun of leafing thru an actual mag. or book. But when my computor got Alzheimer's,we bought a tablet to use.l find it opens web pages much more efficiently. Perhaps there is a wireless printer available…"
Jan 18, 2012

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I am relatively new to quilting (one year) but am absolutely hooked. Looking to meet new friends and learn, learn, learn!
How many quilts have you made?
6
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
Make them and then enjoy them
How long have you been a quilter?
about a year
What is your favorite quilting technique?
can't say yet...have to try more of them
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It's relaxing, expressive and fun
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At 10:57am on December 16, 2011, QuilterBridget said…

Happy birthday, Shirley~I hope you have a wonderful day!

At 3:00am on November 19, 2011, QuilterBridget said…

Hi Shirley~thanks for adding me as a friend!

At 7:10am on November 17, 2011, leona harden said…

Very Nice to meet you Shirley!

 

 
 
 

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