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Thread: Bad Sewing Machine Karma at my house!!!

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    Bad Sewing Machine Karma at my house!!!

    I am beginning to to think that anything in my house that is computerized, plugs into the wall or costs more than a weekly paycheck is possessed ! It started on Thursday evening. My other half got a brand new iPhone. Friday morning MIL called and you can't hear on the new phone. So it went back to AT&T on Friday morning and had to be shipped to Apple for repair (Couldn't just do an exchange, Apple won't let AT&T do that) Had to get a prepaid phone to use until iPhone comes back due to work.

    Friday nite, I was sewing along on a baby quilt, trying to get it done before Monday. Janome worked just fine. Then I started to FMQ. The machine started making BAD BAD BAD noises. So 'Nome went off to the sewing machine doctor today. This evening, I pull out my backup machine, a Singer Quantum. I get some stitching done and am starting to quilt straight lines in my sashing and the machine went BESERK!!! It started to speed up even though I took my foot off the pedal. It was going faster than it does when I sew with it at full speed. Of course, it didn't advance the fabric so it nested my quilt into the bobbin hole. I had to take the needle and foot off to try and cut only the threads and not the quilt. I got the quilt out and there is no damage to it, thankfully! I think I will wait until I get my Janome back in 7 - 10 days before I do anymore quilting!

    With all this weird stuff going on, I'm even afraid to use the microwave! Might just radiate me and all the animals!!!
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    Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    You may have to have your minister come over and bless the house. Poltergeist!!! Just kidding. Think of it this way.....you're getting all your bad luck out of the way in one day.

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    With all this weird stuff going on, I'm even afraid to use the microwave! Might just radiate me and all the animals!!![/QUOTE]
    That's so funny! I'm so sorry that you are having so much trouble; but I love your sense of humor!

    Bev
    My initials are BB, so dublb is double B.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dublb View Post
    With all this weird stuff going on, I'm even afraid to use the microwave! Might just radiate me and all the animals!!!
    That's so funny! I'm so sorry that you are having so much trouble; but I love your sense of humor!

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    As a nurse for almost 20 years, my sense of humor has become so warped! I can't do anything to change whats going on so I might as well laugh about it!
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    That's the way to be! But I think that I'll send ya a hug too!{{{{{HUG}}}}}}
    Bev
    My initials are BB, so dublb is double B.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dublb View Post
    That's the way to be! But I think that I'll send ya a hug too!{{{{{HUG}}}}}}
    Thanks, I needed that!!!
    No one has ever become poor by giving. - Anne Frank
    Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    I think everyone has a love hate relationship with computers

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    Your electric appliances must be related to mine: They all have souls and they hate me.

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    Sounds like a good time to sit down with a book (not and e-book) and relax. lol.
    katigirl

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    My 21 year old daughter has bad karma with electronics, especailly phones. She has gone through SIX in TWO years! We got her an iPhone 4 for Christmas - she didn't even have it a month before she dropped it in the water (long story, don'task - really....) so i feel bad for you but i can certainly relate. They are out to get us.......

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    I think you need to pray over them. How can so much go wrong at the same time? It's not the right time to be sewing.
    Come back in a week and let's see what happens.

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    You probably better order in a pizza--who knows what the oven/stove might do!
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    Just stay out of the car!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandra in Minnesota View Post
    Just stay out of the car!
    !!!!!!!!!!!
    Bev
    My initials are BB, so dublb is double B.

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    Sounds to me like this would NOT be the time to take that bucket-list jump out of an airplane...uh-huh, might just wanna wait a month or three...! Don't feel bad, everyone has days (weeks??) like that!
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    The electrical/electronic curse run in families, from mother's to daughters, to grandaugters, etc. My grandmother was afraid of electric stoves, because she had been shocked by my aunts. My mother nevered touched the radio or tv, becuase it would, once again, mess up or quit.

    As I type on my pc, the is tiny morse code noise going in the back ground, but I can ignore it as it is also on my tv. I have a cabinet for dead tom-toms, electronic cameras, different flat 1/2 telephone/1/2 computers, and worse of all is a collection of rechargeable batteries and the rechargers. I cook batteries.

    Sewing machines? Well I buy the expensive extented warrenty, sold by the local dealer. We are good friends, my electonic machines like to visit him. Yes I do have a 1921 Singer treadle and that mechanical beauty just keeps on sewing.
    With quilters for friends, I will always be warm.

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    The evening news a couple of days ago announced that electronic devices may be screwed up this week due to the large solar flare from the sun. It was suppose to mess with some of the satelite signals. The bright side was that the Northern Lights or aurora borealis have been beautiful!

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    I hate when I have bad days, but never had one like yours.
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    I noticed you are in Indiana. Maybe the sunspots that are producing all the amazing Northern Lights are playing ziggy with your machines, LOL!

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    Now see here I thought this crap was ony happening to me three working sewing machines in the house and all three have gone kaput in the last three weeks

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    The only way is up after your bad days. Hope your electronic luck improves quickly.
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