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Originally Posted by amyjo
Here is a gift that I rec'd from a friend in Denver CO, that I got started in sewing. I sent her a 301 machine that I cleaned up and also sent her some fabric and all the goodies that I had extra from all the auction sales I have been to and this is what she sent me. So lovely and sure to keep winter at bay in my head anyway.
Updated 10-26-2013 at 07:59 AM by amyjo
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Originally Posted by Neighmond
The two lower ones are Singer 20. It's an introductory sewing machine geared towards girls. Makes a chain stitch and is pretty simple, gets them ready to graduate to the regular machine. The left one has a motor, the right one is hand operated. I think that top one looks like an old Wilcox and Gibbs, but I never worked on them when I was in the shop-they were just too far and few for me.
Thanks, I thought the top one was a W & G but have never seen one with a motor.
Originally Posted by stitchinwitch
OK - how does one start a BLOG, and is there $$ involved? I know absolutely NOTHING when it comes to starting one - can you help? Thanks!
I don't know how they start them either. I have just blogged on someone else's post. There are a few things I don't understand on here yet.
Originally Posted by Lynn Luker
Every week I take my 89 year old mother to the grocery store. She values her independance so I don't hover, but do my own shopping. Today as she looked over the produce, with her purse in the shopping cart....you know what happened. The store security tapes recorded the couple. They came into the store, saw an elderly woman not paying attention, took her purse and left. They were in and out in less than 5 minutes. The irony is that she has always 'nagged' at me to not leave my purse in the
Originally Posted by Daisy144
I have recently been diagnosed (if that is the correct term) as having lymphedema. It is a problem with the lymph nodes in your body that have stopped working for whatever reason. Many women who have had breast cancer suffer with this problems in their arms. I have it in my legs stemming from a bout with appendicitis when I was 18 months old - starting there then one injury after another accumulating until in my late 40's it became a full blown problem. Unfortunately, I was not diagnosed until
Originally Posted by Prissnboot
I've done the same thing and it works well. There is a company who have basically done the same thing with "acid free" cardboard, they were at the Houston quilt festival as well as others, I would imagine, and they claim that the fabric bolts are not acid free and will destroy your fabric, but I've been doing this for almost 2 years now and haven't had a problem to date. Look at this as an encouragement to use your stash that much quicker....and still buy more! Happy Thanksgiving!
Originally Posted by Awesumpunk
Here; my sewing room, from two angles:
My daughter lives on Long Island in East Setauket. I went there for a few years in a row to visit and wish I could afford to go again. She was doig some quilting and crafts. Now has hands full with a 5 1/2 yr old son.
Originally Posted by RkayD
We just put some lovely flooring in our 3 front rooms of the house. Its beautiful. Its called TigerWood and we got it at Home Depot. The installers said it was the best flooring they had ever worked with. Usually there is at least one board in each box that is bad..They had 1 board out of all the boxes that was not usuable. They were very impressed and so am I. It doesn't have that laminate sound like some of them do. We put it on concrete..I hear that makes a difference. The name on the
Originally Posted by Sally J
I need more bobbins for my featherweight. Does anyone know where I can get the old ones or even know the difference when I'm buying them
I bought a box of 100 from sharpsewing on ebay. they were really reasonable and they work in my other vintage machines. I have gotten all my needles from them also. Have fun with your little machine.
Originally Posted by wolph33
We were all going to go see my mom for the holiday and the nite before we were going to leave a grand child got a cold.My mom does not want sick kids around.We did not leave and on Mon eve I had chest pains-ended up in hosp for 2 days.They are not sure what happened but I have a stress test next week.Test for congestive heart failure was up above normal but they are not sure it was that.At least I have enough energy to be back on here.Now to catch up on pics.
Hope you are feeling