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Sewing Technique: Lapped Zipper, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Feb 2012

Sewing Technique: Lapped Zipper, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication on the techniques used to install lapped zippers.


Sewing Technique: Straight Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Feb 2012

Sewing Technique: Straight Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication on creating straight ruffles.


Sewing Technique: Circular Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller, Sarah Geer Feb 2012

Sewing Technique: Circular Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller, Sarah Geer

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This is a how-to publication on creating circular ruffles.


Sewing Glossary, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley Dec 2011

Sewing Glossary, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley

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This publication includes a glossary of terms used in sewing.


Homemade Laundry Detergents, Chanae Weller, Lindsey Shirley, Carolyn Washburn Dec 2011

Homemade Laundry Detergents, Chanae Weller, Lindsey Shirley, Carolyn Washburn

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This publication provides recipes and instruction for making your own laundry detergents.


Sewing Technique: Hand-Worked Keyhole Buttonhole, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Dec 2011

Sewing Technique: Hand-Worked Keyhole Buttonhole, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication providing information on how to make hand-worked keyhole buttonholes.


Sewing Technique: Flat-Felled Seam, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Dec 2011

Sewing Technique: Flat-Felled Seam, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication providing information on how to sew a flat-felled seam.


Sewing Technique: Centered Zipper, Sarah Geer, Jen Giddens, Chanae Weller, Lindsey Shirley Dec 2011

Sewing Technique: Centered Zipper, Sarah Geer, Jen Giddens, Chanae Weller, Lindsey Shirley

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This is a how-to publication on the techniques used to install centered zippers.


Oxygen Absorbers, Carolyn Washburn Oct 2011

Oxygen Absorbers, Carolyn Washburn

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This publication defines oxygen absorbers and provides information on the different types and advantages of absorbers.


Charity Pillowcases, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws Jul 2011

Charity Pillowcases, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws

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This is a how-to guide for completing a charity pillowcase sewing project.


Sewing Skills Quiet Book, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws Jul 2011

Sewing Skills Quiet Book, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws

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This is a how-to guide for completing a quiet book sewing project.


Debt And Negative Net Worth Among Near Retirees, Susan M. Brown May 2011

Debt And Negative Net Worth Among Near Retirees, Susan M. Brown

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Going into retirement, near-retirees are looking at increased debt levels, which can offset any asset accumulations and reduce retirement income. By using data from the 2008 Health and Retirement Study (HRS), this study examines the debt and negative net worth of near-retirees. This study further investigates what factors are associated with the likelihood of holding consumer debt, holding mortgage debt, and holding home equity debt over holding no debt, and what factors are associated with the likelihood of holding negative net worth over holding a high level of net worth among near-retirees. The study sample includes 3,745 individuals between ...


Financial Disagreements And Marital Conflict Tactics, Jeffrey Dew, J Dakin Jan 2011

Financial Disagreements And Marital Conflict Tactics, Jeffrey Dew, J Dakin

Family, Consumer, and Human Development Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of Reverse Mortgage Clients At The Utah State University Family Life Center Housing And Financial Counseling Services, Cindy R. Stokes Dec 2010

An Analysis Of Reverse Mortgage Clients At The Utah State University Family Life Center Housing And Financial Counseling Services, Cindy R. Stokes

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purposes of this study were to describe and categorize the types of clients seeking reverse mortgage counseling, and to document the growth in demand for reverse mortgage counseling from one counseling center: The USU Family Life Center - Housing and Financial Counseling Services (FLC HFC). A second purpose was to gain a better understanding of the reasons why more senior Americans are seeking reverse mortgages. A third purpose was to gain a better understanding of the retirement preparedness of current seniors seeking reverse mortgages, which could lead to improved counseling services, early retirement intervention awareness, and encourage increased pre-retirement preparation ...


Identifying Motivations To Encourage Women To Adopt Positive Financial Behaviors, Megan E. Rowley Dec 2010

Identifying Motivations To Encourage Women To Adopt Positive Financial Behaviors, Megan E. Rowley

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Seventeen women between the ages of 25 and 54 who self-identified as having made a positive financial change within the past two years were interviewed in four focus groups. Participants were asked to identify their motivations for financial behavior change.

The analysis of this research data indicated the participants in this study progressed through the stages of change in Prochaska's Transtheoretical Model while making personal financial changes. Factors such as emotion, family influence, and life transition helped many women move from earlier stages (Precontemplation, Contemplation) to later stages (Preparation, Action) of change. Although participants utilized a wide variety of ...


Dry Cleaning, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Oct 2010

Dry Cleaning, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This publication gives information on different types of dry-cleaning and how to make dry cleaning more eco-friendly.


Clothing Care Symbols, Lindsey Shirley, Sarah Geer Oct 2010

Clothing Care Symbols, Lindsey Shirley, Sarah Geer

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This publication listing clothing care symbols and their meanings.


Timetables For Canning At Altitudes 3,000 To 10,000 Feet, Carolyn Washburn, Kathleen Riggs Oct 2010

Timetables For Canning At Altitudes 3,000 To 10,000 Feet, Carolyn Washburn, Kathleen Riggs

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This publication gives timetables for canning different goods at altitudes from 3,000 to 10,000ft. All data is taken from the 2009 USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning.


Upholstery For Beginners, Jen Giddens Sep 2010

Upholstery For Beginners, Jen Giddens

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This publication goes over the basics of upholstery and gives helpful tips and instructions for beginners.


Weighted Pincushion And Thread Bag, Susan Haws Jun 2010

Weighted Pincushion And Thread Bag, Susan Haws

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This is a how-to publication on making weighted pincushion and thread bags.


Preserving Zucchini, Darlene Christensen Mar 2010

Preserving Zucchini, Darlene Christensen

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This publication provides information about zucchini, selection and preparation, preservation, nutrition, and recipes


Easy Table Runner, Christine E. Jensen, Debra Proctor, Ronda Olsen, Karen Biers Sep 2009

Easy Table Runner, Christine E. Jensen, Debra Proctor, Ronda Olsen, Karen Biers

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This is a how-to guide that provides instructions for making an easy table runner.


Dropped Waist Skirt With Ruffles, Ronda Olsen, Karen Biers, Debra Proctor May 2009

Dropped Waist Skirt With Ruffles, Ronda Olsen, Karen Biers, Debra Proctor

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This is a how-to publication on creating a dropped waist skirt with ruffles.


Freezer Meal Planning, Darlene Christensen May 2009

Freezer Meal Planning, Darlene Christensen

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This publication provides recipes, instructions, and ingredient lists for a week's worth of freezer meals.


Reducing The Spread Of Infection: Hand Washing, Darlene Christensen May 2009

Reducing The Spread Of Infection: Hand Washing, Darlene Christensen

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This publication provides instructions and information on proper hand-washing techniques.


Preparing Your Holiday Turkey Safely, Darlene Christensen May 2009

Preparing Your Holiday Turkey Safely, Darlene Christensen

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This publication includes information on buying, thawing, roasting, and carving the holiday turkey.


Marinating Meat Safely, Darlene Christensen May 2009

Marinating Meat Safely, Darlene Christensen

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This publication provides everything you need to know about marinating meat- safety, types, and how-to instructions.


Fleece Blanket With Half Hitch Knots, Susan Haws, Debra Proctor May 2009

Fleece Blanket With Half Hitch Knots, Susan Haws, Debra Proctor

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This is a how-to publication on making your own fleece blanket with half hitch knots.


Easy Hot Pad, Ronda Olsen, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws May 2009

Easy Hot Pad, Ronda Olsen, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws

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This is a how-to publication on making your own hot pads.


Three Methods Of Continuous Band Prairie Points, Debra Proctor, Ronda Olsen May 2009

Three Methods Of Continuous Band Prairie Points, Debra Proctor, Ronda Olsen

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This publication provides a variety of methods for creating a decorative edge for a quilt.