“A 2nd Helping” – Your Questions Answered After Episode 1

March 18th, 2010

Did you watch Episode 1 of “The DIY Dish”? We’ve read your blog comments and love hearing from you!

“A 2nd Helping” is where we come in with a very casual, “at our kitchen table” answers to your blog questions! Take a look at this brief follow-up!

  • Louise
    March 18, 2010 at 8:01 pm

    Interesting first show…Congratulations !

  • March 18, 2010 at 8:46 pm

    when do you aire I live in Utah and I missed your first show.

  • admin
    March 18, 2010 at 10:01 pm

    Hi Iris! You can actually view the first show on our website! It is on the homepage. Thanks for asking! If there is anything further we can help with, just let us know! -Kris

  • Cynthia D.
    March 19, 2010 at 12:13 am

    Really enjoyed your first webisode!! Can’t wait for the next one! GREAT JOB!!

  • March 19, 2010 at 3:29 am

    Cute ideas. Love the fact that I can watch your show when ever I want to – and over again!

  • March 19, 2010 at 9:33 pm

    I enjoy your show and your blog. Looking forward for more. Good luck.

  • March 19, 2010 at 10:05 pm

    Thanks for the comments on my blog, and flickr! (6diamondsintherough)
    I was wondering if you guys are going to be using wooden spools anytime. I have about 30 old empty spools that my great aunt sent me and I have no idea how to use them!

    P.s. What does DIY stand for?

  • Kris
    March 20, 2010 at 4:36 am

    Cute! Easy!! Fun!!! I love doing crafts with my grandchildren and the youth at church. This will be a hit. Thanks

  • Tamara
    March 20, 2010 at 12:32 pm

    Adorable! Adorable! Adorable! Love the show!

  • Tamara
    March 20, 2010 at 12:33 pm

    Adorable! Adorable! Adorable! Love the show!

  • March 20, 2010 at 12:38 pm

    Great show. Love the look of these pin cushions.

  • March 20, 2010 at 12:51 pm

    You are so fun! I’m glad I’ve discovered you. I love making pin cushions and had never thought of using felt in the center. What a neat idea! To Amy–if these are old thread spools just put them in a glass jar and display them in your sewing room. Again, congrats on your show!

  • Susie
    March 20, 2010 at 1:09 pm

    Thanks ofr the explanation of a bog! Girls, my advise is…..dont be so critiocal! Whos’ complaining about a clock ticking????? I thought you did an excellent job! Yje clock showed the ease at which this project vould be accomplished! No problems here! Loved the show and I am about to start making the project! Drats the kids are in bed….they can make their own! You guys are awsome!!!! Keep up the great work!!!!

  • Linda
    March 20, 2010 at 1:19 pm

    I enjoyed the vidieo and the project. I M LOOKINH FORWARD TO MORE SHOWS. tHANK YOU

  • Sylvia
    March 20, 2010 at 2:00 pm

    Inspiring show. Can’t wait for the next one!

  • Jean
    March 20, 2010 at 3:13 pm

    Really enjoyed your video. This show is going to be a hit!!!! Looking forward to more from you.

  • Shari
    March 20, 2010 at 3:26 pm

    Loved the 1st show – great project too!!

  • Karen
    March 20, 2010 at 4:34 pm

    Love the show! What fun! How do we enter the contests?

  • Beth
    March 20, 2010 at 4:55 pm

    Loved your show and your projects! Will continue to watch.

  • Karen
    March 20, 2010 at 5:01 pm

    I am glad to have found you beautiful girls. I am excited to learn from you. Are you twins or just sisters? Yeah, my first thought is that you were related to the Osmonds, but I believe they are a family of mostly boys. But you are even more beautiful than Marie. Thanks for the information. You are fun to watch.

  • Jane
    March 20, 2010 at 7:40 pm

    loved it…can’t wait to try it…thank you!!!

  • Leslie
    March 20, 2010 at 10:00 pm

    You girls are so fun! I loved watching your first episode and look forward to more!

  • gail Clark
    March 20, 2010 at 10:50 pm

    Hello from Australia -great show can’t wait for next week – love the pin cushion Gail

  • Dianna
    March 21, 2010 at 12:49 am

    Loved the first show! The pin cushions are adorable! Will be waiting for the next show

  • March 21, 2010 at 5:50 am

    Thank you so much…. love you guys.

    remember one thing…. you cant please everyone :)

  • P Lahrmer
    March 21, 2010 at 10:24 am

    I really enjoyed your first show! It’s so nice to see up ‘n coming talent!

    Keep up the good work!

  • Laura
    March 21, 2010 at 4:10 pm

    Great first show! Fun, easy to understand and you two have a great rapport. Congrats on your first of many shows (I hope)!

  • Brenda T
    March 21, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    OMG…what a great way for all of us to get to know both of you girls. Thank you so much for this visual newsletter. I am looking foward to your future shows and projects!


  • Judy D. in AZ
    March 21, 2010 at 5:30 pm

    Loved your first episode. I heard about it from the http://www.youcanmakethis.com email and glad I followed the link. I will be making both the pin cushion and the flower! Thanks!

    March 21, 2010 at 6:42 pm

    Just watched your 1st episode of DIY for the 2nd time and I just loved it that is why I had to watch it again the 2 of you make it so much fun. Would love to win one of Heather Bailey pin cushions kits or an embroidery machine which I have been shopping for. I took my husband last weekend to look at the JANOME emboidery machines. Can’t wait to own one!!! Keep up the great work!

  • Bridalwishes
    March 21, 2010 at 8:42 pm

    Those cake pin cushions will make a great gift for the seamstresses I work with at the bridal shop!

  • Gerri
    March 21, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    Just finished watching your first show. It was fantastic!! You girls should really be proud of what you are doing to help us out here. Thank you.

  • March 21, 2010 at 10:09 pm

    You girls are just too much fun to watch! Best Wishes.

  • Mom&Grlz
    March 21, 2010 at 11:37 pm

    You two really have created a fantastic group of DIY websites. I love how natural you both are and think it’s great that you are eager for feedback and are ready to adapt. I was thinking I’d make it a goal to do every project when you do your webisodes, but if I heard you right, you said you’re going to do them weekly? Ackkk! I’m going to be busy (and maybe even productive!) It would be nice to do something with my fabric…besides just buying more. Thanks!!

  • Jana Hunter
    March 22, 2010 at 12:06 pm

    Hi. I really enjoyed your first show and will be looking forward to the next one. I am a teacher in Saudi Arabia (American teaching at an International School) and I would love some easy craft ideas to do with my third graders! I especially loved the turtle pincushion!

  • Nichole
    March 22, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    Thank you for sharing your talents and enthusiam for products and projects. I will be sure to watch future shows.

  • Kristi
    March 22, 2010 at 3:39 pm

    I really love the cake pincushions. But I can’t take my mind off the big one. Any instructions for it? My daughter wants to have a tea party and she thinks that will be perfect. And I agree with her. I can see so many uses for the larger size layered cake. Thanks again for all you have done to inspire us all.

  • March 22, 2010 at 3:52 pm

    What a fun show! I’m envious. Only suggestion I would have from a technical point of view is to have a few close ups as you demonstrate your projects. Looking forward to more.

  • Christina
    March 22, 2010 at 5:35 pm

    I loved your recent episode, cake pincushions. It looks easy to make.

  • Catherine
    March 22, 2010 at 6:32 pm

    Love the cupcake pincushions. easy to make as well, great gifts too…

  • Darlene
    March 22, 2010 at 6:40 pm

    Loved the pincushions, I think we will make a few of those.
    You are so friendly on the show.

  • Lani
    March 22, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    You make everything so easy! Can’t wait to try this project. Thanks so much!!!

  • Bernii Miller
    March 22, 2010 at 9:14 pm

    Hi girls……WOW……. you girls totally rock.. I have just stubmled across your site and am super excited with you two. I live in the outback of Australia so getting my hands on quality crafting can few and far between.. not any more!!! so a HUGE THANK YOU!!!! P.s would ove to go into the draw for the Heather Bailey prize.. is this possible??? not sure if internationalls can enter the comp.. Once again thanl you for the inspiration..

  • LindaSonia
    March 22, 2010 at 9:32 pm

    Love the webisode!! Great job. Loads of fun. Can’t wait for the next episode.

  • Sue
    March 23, 2010 at 10:58 am

    Great idea to follow up with answers to questions.. I am looking forward to watching each week!!

  • Chatty Cathy
    March 23, 2010 at 11:55 am

    Hi Kim and Kris! I love what I’ve seen so far! Love the pincushion idea and although I was sketical, thought the pins were very cute! Who would have thought shrinky-dinks could have so many purposes. I have a comment or suggestion, if you will….I’ve noticed in both of your instructional videos that often you show something you’ve done (for example, when you drew a flower to make a pin) you hold it up to show, but don’t give a close up of it. I’m not sure if you are using a tri-pod camera or if someone is taping you, but it would be helpful if you could show close-ups of the things you are showing. You did do that window pop-up of the pin through the shrinky-dink…that would work too. But when you just hold things up to the camera when it is so far away, we can’t see it! Thanks for sharing all the great ideas…I’m looking forward to more!

  • March 23, 2010 at 12:38 pm

    what a great job girls ! loved the show and the pin cusions are adorable.

  • March 23, 2010 at 1:28 pm

    I love it. I can’t wait to try the pin cushions for my smocking friends. What a great idea! I am a crafter at heart and just love this idea.

  • Donna
    March 23, 2010 at 3:46 pm

    I just loved your show, and think you had a lot of good comments and ideas from others.
    I do Custom Embroidery and love to take time just for myself.
    Your show is going to be my time to get away from it all, and just do crafts that I love to do for Christmas gifts. It is a fun way to shop for friends and family that also like handmade crafts.
    I look forward to your next one, and would like to thank you for spending your time with others.
    I do like the clock showing how easy, and how much time it takes to do a project.
    You girls are great.

  • March 23, 2010 at 3:53 pm

    Loved the first webisode. Keep up the good work and thanks for the second helping too!

  • Carol from Calgary
    March 23, 2010 at 3:59 pm

    Thanks for the show. it was great. The second short tape was also good. I really enjoyed your show. Can’t wait for the next episode.

  • ann wiseman
    March 23, 2010 at 4:26 pm

    Hurrah! More, we want more! All of us are loving this…too much fun. Ann

  • March 23, 2010 at 6:29 pm

    Thanks so much! This is a lot of fun and can’t wait for more!

  • Lana
    March 23, 2010 at 7:56 pm

    great show can’t wait for more.

  • Lori W
    March 23, 2010 at 8:44 pm

    You gals are great! Thanks for the update on the magnets & the candle holders!

  • March 23, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    I have enjoyed your wonderful episodes.
    Thanks for giving us such great ideas!

  • March 23, 2010 at 8:53 pm

    I think you girls are doing a excellent job, keep up the good work, and thanks for getting rid of the annoying clock tick….

  • Cheri
    March 23, 2010 at 9:52 pm

    I love the Pins and can’t wait to try them!!! Thanks for the great episode!

  • Launna Hayes
    March 23, 2010 at 11:33 pm

    Just finished watching DIY Dish Episodes 1, for the second time. I was as impressed as the first time. Your Second Helping was also very informative. You both are naturals in front of the camera. The project was cute and your instructions were simple and easy to understand. Thanks for doing this for us!

  • mary e malone
    March 24, 2010 at 1:26 am

    Hi I enjoyed your show again. The only problem I had is I had my volumn turned up and had trouble hearing you. This didn’t happen last week. Thank you Mary

  • Sandy
    March 24, 2010 at 2:08 am

    You girls are doing great-love the show-definately will have to do the Shrinky Dinks with my granddaughter.

  • Kathryn
    March 24, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    Love your show and all the neat craft ideas. Thanks for taking the time to do this for all the craft lovers.

  • Sara
    March 24, 2010 at 4:36 pm

    I can’t wait for your next show.

  • debi
    March 24, 2010 at 9:58 pm

    Thank you girls… love your shows and ideas. I think I’m going to be pretty busy.. you have the best ideas. Keep them coming. I also like the kitchen table after show.. it great that you answer any questions we might have.

  • Sue
    March 24, 2010 at 11:25 pm

    You can make some really beautiful and interesting dolls by stringing empty wooden thread spools. They can be painted or have fabric for clothes and yarn for hair glued to them. You can use a spool for the head or attach a large wooden bead and even small wooden beads for hands and feet. Glue dots for eyes or mouth or just paint them on the spool or bead. Hard to find wooden spools to make them. Count yourself lucky to have so many! They used to be so plentiful–like flour sack clothes. 8:o)

  • Esther
    October 6, 2010 at 11:34 am

    Love the show, I’ve watched it several times. I am trying to make the pin cushion look like a cake, but it is going slow. I love the idea of the shrinky dink and the pins, and the flowers. I simply love your show, thanks.

  • Joyce
    April 10, 2011 at 5:33 am

    like the pincushions,i’ll have to try those

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