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Tex, I can't believe you answered so quickly such an old post!!! You sure manage your site. Actually, think it was David of the numbers who mentioned that there is a way to check for recent comments.
I know. I still have that bag full of clothespins, but no clothesline to use! I miss those sweet days gone by! Thanks, Mariolyn, good to see you again.
Sweet memory of fresh smells and sunshine.
Thank you, RebaBe and Dondi. Glad you enjoyed the puzzle.
I remember making rubber band guns, but I don't remember exactly how. Seems to me you had to take one side off, reverse it, and mount it back in the spring a different way.
Mum used spring clips. Walmart has 'em made from bamboo + plastic. Wish they made 'em in red, white'n'blue! After WWII we moved to London from the English countryside, into a West Kensington semi-detached where laundry was done inside with machines - wow! When Coal was still king. 50yrs later in the Pacific NW rainforest can only hang 'em out during rare sunny & dry spells. Thanx for the memories ;-o (0:27)
RGB, what a great idea! Very creative. Thank you for sharing.Annie, I so wish I had a clothesline, I love that fresh air smell, especially on sheets. And I never liked those push on pins either, neither did my Mom, because we didn't have any.
I used to take cute toddler dresses and sew across the bottom, add a hanger and voila!! The cutest little clothespin bags you ever saw!!
Plumpy, check out e-Bay, Amazon, etc. They're all over the internet. Just Google (or whatever) "where to buy clothespin bags" and you'll find lots of places. I don't know about local stores. Maybe places like Dollar General, etc. Good luck................ Tex, oh yes. I remember. I still hang my laundry, only in my open garage. I don't need a bag, though. I just leave the pins on the line. I never liked the old fashioned push on pins. Always used the spring type.............
Thanks, Celeste, Warbler & Plump! I can't see how you'd use them for rubber bands, Warbler! That's a trick I might want to remember.
Our local grocery chain has wooden spring-type clothes pins. The solid wood ones might be a bit harder to find. And I wish I could find a clothes pin bag!
I remember my mom having ones with springs and ones without-straight ones. The ones with springs made good rubber band guns.
Mine is plaid and falling apart. I use it as often as I can. Love this ..:)
Thanks, LJ, that would be nice. I was told not long ago from someone here on Jigidi that you can't buhy wooden clothespins anymore. Well guess what? Walmart has them! So if anyone's interested. I still use Mom's to hang skirts/slacks on hangers. Thank you, Lyndee, GNT, Chickie, Janine, Fodus, Ank & LJ, I'm glad to hear from all of you.
I have a clothes pin bag I bought in Zimbabwe and several colors of crocodile clips I bought in South Africa. Since I don't hang clothes out here in the US, I use them mainly to keep plastic food bags closed. I will post a pic of them for you, tex.
Nice, and special yours, I also still have a few things from my mother. Just simple things she used. loved it.
In the summer and fall I hang our clothes out and on other nice days, few and far between.
I still hang some clothes on the line...when I have the time....but I remember these clothes-pin bags....when I was very young, we hung in the winter too. The cloths were "stiff as boards". Thenwe had to make room on the radiators.....lol. Now I just hang my clothes on hangers....no need to iron either. The linens go in the dryer....Thanks for the old memories.....Janine
LOL good ole days
Yep....I may still have mine from when I used to hang clothes on the line.