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Old 11-16-2008, 05:08 PM
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Running out of bobbin thread when I'm almost done with a project! When I'm about two blocks short of finishing a quilt top and the bobbin runs out I get so annoyed!

Post your sewing pet peeves here, maybe we can vent about them together!
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Old 11-16-2008, 05:12 PM
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My pet-peeve is the same. Bobbin thread running out at the wrong time. :(
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Old 11-16-2008, 05:14 PM
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When I'm in the middle of sewing and the power goes out.
(the power goes out here at least 2x a week for no apparent reason)
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Old 11-16-2008, 05:20 PM
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I think mine is when I get a wrinkle in the backing when I'm quilting. :evil:
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Old 11-16-2008, 05:29 PM
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When my blocks don't match up, which is frequent. :evil:
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Old 11-16-2008, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by sewsewquilter
My pet-peeve is the same. Bobbin thread running out at the wrong time. :(
Me, too.

Running out of thread about two inches before the end where the stitching shows.
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Old 11-16-2008, 06:10 PM
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When ia ma sewing and the thread bubbles up in the back and I need to rip it out and do again :cry: :(

The block does not match up and you cut out carefully and seams do not match!!!

I have 2 at least :!: :!: :( :( :cry: :cry: :shock: :P
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When I'm cutting fabric and get interrupted and cut the wrong size.
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Old 11-16-2008, 06:27 PM
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It has to be when the bobbin runs out within inches of finishing, especially when quilting or working a specialty stitch.
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Old 11-16-2008, 07:01 PM
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I'll admit the bobbin running out really annoys me. But my very worst pet peeve is when I get those stupid little thread nests on the back because my bobbin somehow went kerflooey, and I have to rip it all out and start again. Surely there's a sewing machine somewhere that doesn't do this??????
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