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    I learned the hard way. If your machine starts sounding different, investigate. Do not just keep sewing.
    I was sewing along, doing my feathers, when I heard the machine change its tone, but the stitching was fine, so I kept going. Then I felt a "bubble" under the fabric. I tried to smooth it but it wouldn't. So I looked underneath. This is what I saw!
    Lesson 1- investigate sooner than later.
    Lesson 2- keep my sewing area cleaner so I don't pick up hitchhikers!

    picked up a piece of binding strip on underside of quilt
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    Oh man! That really stinks! I find that I am getting very well acquainted with my seam ripper these days.

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    ouch!!

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    I would like to offer my sympathy. You poor thing.

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    hitchhikers...that's funny!!!

    been there, done that!! Never any fun

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    Nope, no fun at all to pick up hitchhikers, lol!

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    Sorry!!!

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    Sorry that happened. Thank you for reminding me. A stitch in time saves nine.

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    Bummer!

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    I have something similar happen, when the backing folds over the quilt and I sew it over. Now I don't make my backing so much bigger, so I can keep track of it.

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    Skinnin time.

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    Been there, done that!! Have I learned my lesson, NOPE!!! LOL!!

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    Ouch! Things like this have happened to me too. I just got a clover seam ripper {THE best one I think} so it makes the job a bit easier when you have to rip...

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    oops!! I think a few of us have picked up a hitchhiker along the way!!!

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    Oh boy, do I hate these hitchhikers. BTW, beautiful feathers :)

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    Uh, oh. Not a good day! Sorry!

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    Been there! No fun! Oh, well. Get some chocolate to keep you company and put on a good movie. :lol: (It's time for one of the thousand versions of Christmas Carol at my house)

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    Oh No :(
    Thank you for the reminders :D:D:D

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    Oh no! I hate it when that happens. How frustrating.

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    WEll...I've sewn paper to the back of my quilt. Dont ask me how. Mystery to me!!!!

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    haha! I've done that ;-)

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    O no I feel for you , thanks for reminding us.

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    Oh dear....

    Well it will be good practice with the ripper - LOL LOL LOL.

    Hugs

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    That is so sad. And frustrating. Thanks for the tip though.

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    Ugh. that stinks... Sorry for the unwanted hitchhiker!

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