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  1. New ironing board idea for my sewing room

    by , 05-21-2012 at 04:20 PM
    While reading a recent blog for turning an ironing board around to press fabric, I had an idea for a wider, squared off ironing board that could be left up in my sewing room. Why not cut a piece of pressed board to the desired size and bolt it onto a metal ironing board. Pad it with cotton batting, several layers and cover with any kind of 100% cotton fabric you want. A $40 board for just pennies. I will let you know how this all worked out. Thank heavens for ideas and DH to do the cutting. ...
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  2. New ironing board idea for my sewing room

    by , 05-21-2012 at 04:20 PM
    While reading a recent blog for turning an ironing board around to press fabric, I had an idea for a wider, squared off ironing board that could be left up in my sewing room. Why not cut a piece of pressed board to the desired size and bolt it onto a metal ironing board. Pad it with cotton batting, several layers and cover with any kind of 100% cotton fabric you want. A $40 board for just pennies. I will let you know how this all worked out. Thank heavens for ideas and DH to do the cutting. ...
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  3. Vintage Sewing Machine Shop.....Come on in and sit a spell

    by , 02-29-2012 at 04:02 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by DonnaQuilts View Post
    Hello Billy:
    I have so enjoyed your posts. In fact, I recently obtained a 1935 Singer 99 in the deco desk with seat. A casual aquaintance, who repairs sewing machines, one the east coast, chastized me for not buying a model 15 instead. I read the on-line critiques for the model 99 before I bought it. All the reports were glowing. He went on to say it was only worth $25 and why did't I buy a model 15. What is the difference? Did I do good or bad for $100? It seems to be a good old
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  4. What's the Most Unusual Item You've Ever Made?

    by , 11-12-2011 at 07:12 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by DonnaQuilts View Post
    I made enough "jockey silks" for the race track to pay for my first Janome. Also made some "saddle towels" or the colored saddle blankets used to breeze the horses in the morning to identify the horse and trainer for the track officials. the jockeys like the body suit shirts with snaps at the crotch as they don't have loose shirt tails in the home stretch.
    I also made "coolers" blankets to walk the hot horses back to the barns and get their body temperatures ...
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