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  1. Scrappy Quilt show - Right Here!! :)

    by , 11-09-2013 at 12:43 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by chezstitches View Post
    love scrappy quilts~ Here are two of mine...
    Love the colors in first one!
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  2. Irish chain video tute

    by , 10-29-2012 at 11:02 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by annthreecats View Post
    I love this video tutorial on the Irish Chain by Jenny Doan at Missouri Star Quilting Company. Makes it really easy. The link is below.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHfIX...eature=mh_lolz

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  3. Have you ever bought a piece of fabric 'cos you love it ....

    by , 08-30-2012 at 04:52 PM


    I found a perfect pattern for it just by accident. I think some of you may remember me mentioning a really good and well known quilter who lives her on the Island, Angelika Monks, originally from Germany.

    On my first patchwork class she gave me a pattern that she had put together for newbies but I didn't get around to making it then but I have some really new NEWBIES at present ...
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  4. Vintage Sewing Machine Shop.....Come on in and sit a spell

    by , 05-28-2012 at 03:07 PM
    To remove the screw from ejector bar, you will have to gently turn the screw counter clockwise. Since you were able to remove wick without removing screw, you have two opinions now. You can try to remove screw to clean it up, or you can leave it. If it looks like it doesn't want to come out because of dirt and rust, try soaking it in oil for some time. If you decide to leave it just screw the wick into the screw.

    I know that you most likely want that cleaned up too since you are very ...
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  5. Vintage sewing machine not stitching - very generic tutorial

    by , 03-17-2012 at 01:39 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by miriam View Post
    Vintage sewing machine not stitching - very generic tutorial

    Does it need a new needle? That is usually the quickest easiest cheapest fix. Change the needle... some times we hit pins or sometimes people pull the material through the machine and the needle bends. Sometimes needles get dull? When was the last time it was changed?
    Make sure the needle is in all the way

    Try this first. Take apart the throat plate then try putting it all back together as seen in your
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  6. Vintage Sewing Machine Shop.....Come on in and sit a spell

    by , 03-16-2012 at 08:38 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Glenn View Post
    This is exactly what I do except I don't use the hide glue in a bottle as stated in this article. I use hide glue I melt in a glue pot.
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  7. Vintage Sewing Machine Shop.....Come on in and sit a spell

    by , 02-28-2012 at 03:44 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Mizkaki View Post
    Miriam,

    I just tried the chopstick with an eye bolt on the end. The thread got caught in the opening of the eye. So I tried more binder clips. Here is the pictures of what I came up with. The binder clip holds the chopstick to the spool pin, but it was moving back and forth as the thread is pulled through. I fixed that by putting paper around the spool pin to tighten the binders's grip on the pin. Miriam, I think I like this better than the suction cup. Thanks for the idea.
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  8. Pass the Block

    by , 01-04-2012 at 01:17 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by JudyG View Post

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  9. Needles 20x1

    by , 01-03-2012 at 11:02 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Miz Johnny View Post
    From the ISMACS needle list:

    *In place of a 20x1 needle, it is often possible to compensate for the difference in needle length by setting a (shorter) 15x1 eedle correspondingly lower in the needle clamp.
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  10. resizing pictures

    by , 12-09-2011 at 03:48 PM
    ]For those of you having trouble resizing your pictures,
    I HIGHLY recommend downloading, installing and TRYING
    this image resizer.

    I have been using it for several years (since I had Windows XP).
    Its easy to use, just follow the steps on the website.


    Good Luck and I hope if you try this it will work for you also.


    http://imageresizer.codeplex.com/[/QUOTE]
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