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making a sewing machine cover out of a grocery bag

Old 10-22-2011, 04:19 PM
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first of all thanks to all for the very nice comments received on my previous items posted this morning -- as i am new i am still wondering around the site --

can someone clue me in as to what LQS -- BOM -- DH (evidently refers to the husband) and LA mean -- i do not text message to i'm pretty well sitting here clueless in vancouver washington in these matters

well onward and upward in regards to making a cover for your sewing machine using the grocery bags that have replaced the plastic and paper bags for a more friendly environment for mother earth

i take the bag turn up the sides to cover the height of my machines -- which are the singer featherweights and the elna su 68s --

i then stitch down the length of the bag handles and viola -- i have a cover with pockets to hold my foot pedal, cord and anything else i wish to keep handy or hide while keeping my machine dust free and waiting for the next project

i can then embellish with decals, tassels and buttons or beads to suite my taste -- this is always the fun part -- going into my goodie trunks and finding what i have squirreled away over the months and years
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Old 10-22-2011, 04:24 PM
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Very clever...very cute!!
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Old 10-22-2011, 04:27 PM
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Cute. DH means husband, LA means long arm, BOM Block of the Month, Can't remember what else you were asking about...
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Old 10-22-2011, 04:28 PM
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Welcome from Minnesota and cut bags decor.
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Old 10-22-2011, 04:29 PM
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Like your idea!!! Keeps my stash for other things and at about a buck a piece, the price can't be beat.
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Old 10-22-2011, 04:30 PM
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Very clever! and fast! I like this idea.
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Old 10-22-2011, 04:33 PM
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Old 10-22-2011, 04:38 PM
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Cute idea! I see you shop at Fred Meyer. I so miss that store -none here in Missouri. They have just about everything!
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love it love it!
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Originally Posted by buckeyed
Very clever...very cute!!
I totally agree with her. so clever, so practical and so wonderful
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