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  1. Fabric Sorting

    by , 11-27-2011 at 09:11 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Prissnboot View Post
    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!
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  2. My sewing space (now clean and organized!

    by , 11-27-2011 at 08:32 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Awesumpunk View Post
    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.
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  3. Laminate floor in sewing room

    by , 11-27-2011 at 08:22 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by RkayD View Post
    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
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  4. new white featherweight

    by , 11-27-2011 at 08:00 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Sally J View Post
    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.
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  5. had a bad week

    by , 11-27-2011 at 07:19 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by wolph33 View Post
    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.
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  6. What book are you reading now?

    by , 11-26-2011 at 09:46 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by BellaBoo View Post
    I am reading The Hangman's Daughter by Oliver Potzsch. It is a very good mystery set in the late 1600's.

    I am reading Season of the Machete by James Patterson. I ran out of MAck Bolan and Phoenix Force books. til I get to town and find the lady I get them from.
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  7. I got one! I got one!

    by , 11-26-2011 at 09:07 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by MrsBoats View Post
    I met the guy from CL today, to check out his grandmother's Featherweight. It's in really good shape, and after I pulled a pound of lint from her feed dogs and unwound the mess around her bobbin, she purrs nicely (especially with a big drink of oil!) and miraculously, the case smells of...nothing. Apparently it's been in Grandma's closet for the last 20 or 25 years. She died this past spring, and now they're breaking up her household. (The guy's house was chock *full* of gorgeous antiques from his
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  8. did this in one afternoon, need to quilt yet.

    by , 02-26-2011 at 02:08 PM
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