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  1. Creases/folds in back of quilt

    by , 09-15-2014 at 02:10 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Prism99 View Post
    A few things you can check for next time.

    (1) Make sure your backing starts out square in the frame. You can roll the backing onto the takeup roll and then back again as extra insurance that it is on straight. I always do this.

    (2) I use a misting of spray starch as I roll the backing onto the takeup roller (before adding batting). Learned this trick from watching Sharon Schamber on Youtube.

    (3) How did you attach the bungees on the sides? It
  2. just joined & could use some help with my addiction

    by , 09-12-2014 at 01:40 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by jim murray View Post
    Hello everyone. this is going to sound like an AA meeting. My name is jim and I've just joined in search of knowledge and help. As of two months ago, I didn't even know how to sew a single stich. I've worn the same style of leather cap for 20yrs and just found out they are no longer available - due to Sandy Fifer (Fifer Leather -Seattle) retiring. I freaked out, this cap is part of my identity - I have long time friends that have never seen me without it on. This prompted me to somehow make them
  3. Tie Quilt quandry

    by , 09-12-2014 at 03:02 AM
    Have thousands of men's ties and want to make a quilt but am really not sure where to start. I hope someone has a suggestion so I can start soon. HELP!! Please...
  4. Mystery quilt train ride #6 - welcome aboard

    by , 09-11-2014 at 05:04 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Belfrybat View Post
    Tagging on to Evie's post -- here are the links for the various train rides. I saved this to a Word document on my computer so I'd have it:

    Mystery #1 posts = 1, 312, 663, 667, 1003, 1023, and 1270.<O></O><O></O>

    Mystery #2 posts = 1, 383, 610, 771, 959, and 1103.<O></O>
  5. few more pics

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  6. any ideas??

    by , 09-10-2014 at 08:09 PM
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    I just picked up this little gem for onky my $25!! No manual no idea how to wind a bobbin on it or what model it is.... I need to replace the little rubber wheel that runs/runs along the main big wheel, don't know what its called .....
    Can anyone help?

  7. I'm Back

    by , 09-10-2014 at 07:45 AM
    Hi I'm back
    been out for a long time. My health has not been good.
    Lost both my dogs due to old age. I have a new one named Max. We rescued him from a no kill shelter. He is a Rat Terrier and is 4 years old, and is very well behaved.
    I have done some quilting . But no pictures. Some simple baby quilts for work. I'm hoping to due some more quilting.
  8. Pinnock sewmatic parts

    by , 09-09-2014 at 05:26 PM
    Hi folks,I just joined this awesome site and I was wondering if anyone knows any web links where I could find parts for a Pinnock machine that I found tucked away in my garage.It is a Pinnock Sewmatic and comes with its own cabinet where the machine tucks away inside it when your not using it,machine looks practically new and all I need to get it complete is a "Take Up Tension Spring" on the top tensioner located on the side of the machine near the needle head.Thanks for any help..Cheer's ...
  9. Quilted Potholders

    by , 09-09-2014 at 09:14 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by AngeliaNR View Post
    Made some more quilted potholders for gifts--people seem to like them!

    10.5" diameter

    Layers: Outside fabric, flannel, Insulbrite, flannel, outside fabric
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  10. Hello from Alaska!

    by , 09-09-2014 at 04:06 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by sewpippy View Post
    I have been quilting and sewing all my life which must be over 100 years as my oldest grandson says, but am not a joiner - so thought I would give an on-line group a try.
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