Hi, would someone be able to recommend a sewing mach that's ultra quiet and is very basic and inexpensive? I don't need/want special gadgets or embroidery stitches.
Originally Posted by laptop
I am trying to make a quilted purse and have my strips all cut but sort of lost now do I put all the strips together?
I have a lot of 1 1/2 inch jelly roll strips that I need a easy pattern to make several quilts. I can't find any on the internet to look at. If someone can send me the name of some I will appreciate it.
thank you, Carolelee
Originally Posted by QuiltnNan
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Originally Posted by Stitchnripper
Originally Posted by lovelyl
I have been thinking about trying to make my own laundry soap. Would you care to share your method/recipe?
my method is for a single batch one bar of Zote laundry soap shredded in food processor or grated with grater. Easier in food processor. I cut the bar lengthwise in three sections and push them through. This gives shreds. Then I put the other blade in and whir it around til it makes small balls. Then I add about a cup and a half of arm and hammer washing soda (not baking soda)
3. My very first wall hanging.
4. I haven't finished the fork that goes with set.
5. I made this with a 9" apple core template I got from Missouri Star Quilt Co.
6. My Carpenters Wheel. It wasn't as difficult as I thought it was.
Here are several bags I've made over time.
1. My very first tote bag
5. This is a larger version of my smaller messenger bag (#)
6. My first Boston style bag
I've made several quilt tops and this is one of my very first done. I also want to make a New Years resolution to finish the quilt tops I've made.
Originally Posted by Favorite Fabrics
Marcus has a new collection coming out called "American Valor". They also have a free pattern available and apparently it has been recently corrected, so if you already downloaded a copy, but it was before this week... you might want to help yourself to the corrected version!
This pattern is built around a central panel - which greatly lessens the
Originally Posted by dc989
I want to get rid of my 8900 for the same reason. I'm tired of the theatrics! Problem is I have lots of $$$ into it, but only a low trade in or selling price.
I am sorry you have issues with the 8900, but glad to hear it's not only me. Seems I am best off with purple needles.
I also think I have too much invested in it, so I just work with it.
Good luck to both of us. Anyone out there having issues with 8900