Originally Posted by pjaco
I also had rotator cuff surgery. It was painful and very frustrating, to say the least. I had one of the chairs, also husband had to build me a pulley to use. Really, looking back, can't believe I went through weeks & weeks of Physical Therapy. (still paying for it, on cc, I'm sure, Insurance only paid for part and at $30 X 3 days a week. ouch) When I had the surgery, they told me it would take a year to fully recover and I believe it. I'm great now, it's just hard to be laid up for so
Originally Posted by Glenn
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.
I have a Singer 401A that was left to me from my mother-in-law that belonged to her mother and grandmother. It is extremely old, and not obviously well cared for. It has been sitting for at least 5-10 years with no care at all. I am just learning about it and don't know much. Here's my dilemma. When trying to prepare my machine to make a quilt, I am having some issues with the bobbin thread. The book says to put the thread around a spring thing and so I did that. Then it says to turn the needle
Originally Posted by kathyjg
My first questions is about blades for the Rotary cutter--are they interchangable? Can I buy blades that are a different brand than my cutter? Also, will all of the different sizes of blades be used in the same cutter or do I need of different Rotary cutter for each size?
Charity quilts: I am going to make some chairity quilts for SafeHouse, which works with Domestic and Sexual abuse victims. They also have Safe houses here in town where the victims can go and live to keep them
Originally Posted by clsurz
While trying to track down a free pattern this morning for a friend I came across this link which may be of interest to some of you. BEWARE! Literally tons of links here so save it to your favorites page so you can over the months go back to it and search.
Fried Chicken (Bake in Oven)
Originally Posted by Pattigail
Is there a good way to set the tension on an old Norwood Sewing Machine. I have tried and tried and can't get it to sew correctly. I cleaned and oiled the machine now I have problems. Can anyone help?
Originally Posted by vivsqt
I have been watching this board for about two or three years now and never uploaded any of my work. So I thought I would give it a try. I hope the pics come in clear and the right size to view. Not sure if I am in the right place. Thanks for looking. Vivian
Originally Posted by pacquilter
I love Asian fabrics, and for a while there, got a little carried away with my purchases! Needless to say, I had a lot of scraps, so I used up a few making this stash box. There are so many varied and pretty prints, I fussy cut a lot of them to get the pictures in.
Originally Posted by KSellers
A quilt I made for my great-niece Emmy.