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GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 15 Jan 2013 10:17

Thanks Elizabeth... that was fun!

Elizabeth2469049

Elizabeth2469049 Report 15 Jan 2013 09:55

nudging this in case there was anyone else who was interested but foiled by the wrong address

Elizabeth2469049

Elizabeth2469049 Report 14 Jan 2013 16:46

http://jigsawonline.net/E15-6-2009-jigsaw.aspx

sorry!

tried some independent c&p and got through with this - I have been using a short cut

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 14 Jan 2013 14:25

that link wont work, for me, Elizabeth......

site under construction, it says

Elizabeth2469049

Elizabeth2469049 Report 14 Jan 2013 11:30

On a smaller scale - good for those with limited table space! try www.jigsawonline.net.
Three new ones every day

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 14 Jan 2013 10:02

can you post the link please Liz?

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 14 Jan 2013 05:51

Well if we all get snowbound we will know how to keep occupied lol

I looked on the jigsaw site and spent ages doing the puzzles, better not go there too often lol

Lizx

Annx

Annx Report 13 Jan 2013 18:21

I have a couple of the Kincade ones Ann, one I haven't done yet. I usually ask for one at Christmas as it makes a change from doing the usual things and is very relaxing. This year it was a 1000 piece large Robin on a snowy Holly twig. :-D I am still doing it and have it on a piece of hardboard.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 13 Jan 2013 16:25

well this has reminded me now - I have a lovely Thomas Kincade one to do - shall dig it out!!

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 13 Jan 2013 16:20

Often had jigsaw puzzles as Christms presents when I was a child.
Got a lovely one (of cats) a couple of years ago. Have done it more than once.
Have got another one this time. Haven't done it yet.
It is os seven wonders of the world (but not the ones I knew about).
Looking forward to doing it..... and finding out more about the seven places featured.

K

K Report 13 Jan 2013 06:12

We started with a couple of jigsaws again over Christmas and its got us hooked. Finished Pieter Bruegel's Hunters in the Snow which we lovedd and started on a railway station one which I bought for a £1 from a charity shop which has OH enthralled!

I use grey board from art shops as a base for making prints and found a whole sheet makes a good base for puzzles. It costs about £2.50 and a sheet takes a 1000 piece puzzle. I store it in another room when we aren't using it. but I suppose on a table you could cover it with a tablecloth.

Kx

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 13 Jan 2013 04:50

I have loads of old puzzles, they were in my garage when I sorted it out last year.

Used to love doing them and got o.h. doing some too but don't seem to have time now and nowhere to leave it up and ready. My o.h. can get large sheets of corrugated cardboard from work with a smooth side so could do the puzzle on one of those and push it under the sofa I suppose. Maybe I will give it a go, will sort one out when I go to my storage area.

Lizx

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 12 Jan 2013 08:57

wasgij.....jigsaw

there is a picture on the box which is,
for example ,a fairground/fete with maybe surprised looking persons/audience in it............


.however the picture in the puzzle, is what the surprised/audience people are seeing

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 12 Jan 2013 01:16

could we start a jigsaw puzzle thread? I find them fascinating and we could all do the same one and compare where pieces go if you see what I mean

Jean

Jean Report 12 Jan 2013 01:07

not heard of wasgij, please explain.

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 11 Jan 2013 14:11

My sister got a Porta-Puzzle for less than £1 in a boot sale.

I keep Mum's old one at our caravan and slide it under the settee there if the puzzle isn't finished in one visit.

This online site allows you to change the cut if you want more of a challenge or you can just choose the normal ones.

http://www.jigzone.com/

Gwyn

ChrisofWessex

ChrisofWessex Report 11 Jan 2013 12:57

The JigRoll is very handy - just roll up so table is still in use.

Treehunter

Treehunter Report 10 Jan 2013 23:52

Thank you Anne and AG cant afford to buy one. Have looked out for them at boot sale and charity shops but not had any luck. Will still keep looking for one.

Hazelx

Jean

Jean Report 10 Jan 2013 23:39

glad others like doing a jigsaw. will visit the charity shop, will keep me occupied untill the light nights return.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 10 Jan 2013 12:28

Yes that was the one I meant Hazel but, unless you do a lot of puzzles, and with my card making I don't have the time for another hobby, the porta puzzle is not cheap.