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05-06-2019, 08:24 PM
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Posted By oregongirl

Well, you guys are the best!! I knew someone...

Well, you guys are the best!! I knew someone here would know what to do.

I took off the top, oiled everything connected to the needle position lever and got it moving freely. The needle bar...
05-05-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,570
Posted By oregongirl

Help with 503a, needle stuck in L position

Hi all, I've got a "new to me" Singer 503 that I'm passing along to a 5th grade girl that I work with at school. She's wanting to make Barbie clothes!

Brought it out tonight to make sure it was...
08-12-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,690
Posted By oregongirl

Oh YAY! You guys are the best. I love how...

Oh YAY! You guys are the best. I love how helpful everyone is on this site. Thank you!!

I saw one of these about 4 years ago when I was doing the Row by Row quilting adventure. We went on a...
08-12-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,764
Posted By oregongirl

I also have been happy with Sew Classic.

I also have been happy with Sew Classic.
08-12-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,690
Posted By oregongirl

Bel Air 620 bobbin help

Hi all,
I haven't posted in years because I've been in recovery from my VSM addiction, but last week I fell off the wagon, lol. Found this gorgeous red and white Bel Air in an antique store in...
02-06-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,347
Posted By oregongirl

Here's the Tip of the Month from Nova...

Here's the Tip of the Month from Nova Montgomery's site that addresses this question:
https://www.novamontgomery.com/singer-featherweight-221-tip-of-the-month.htm/#Tingle
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01-04-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,328
Posted By oregongirl

I just bought an Innova LA on a 12' frame last...

I just bought an Innova LA on a 12' frame last October. I couldn't be happier with it and would highly recommend it. I bought from Boersma's in McMinnville Oregon and if you call them, you might be...
08-02-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,372
Posted By oregongirl

Did you try a blow dryer? From your photo I...

Did you try a blow dryer? From your photo I think it looks exactly like mine, which have the correct screw in them. Could be the wrong one but it sure looks right to me.
06-24-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,172
Posted By oregongirl

Thanks so much for the help!!

Thanks so much for the help!!
06-24-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,172
Posted By oregongirl

Question Triflow vs Sewing Machine Oil

I have a Singer 503a that I bought for my daughter from a vintage refurbisher maybe 4-5 years ago. He had replaced the oil with Triflow. If I recall correctly, it's not ok to use SMO after Triflow...
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11-03-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,834
Posted By oregongirl

Just curious, was it a name-brand fabric bought...

Just curious, was it a name-brand fabric bought from a quilt store?
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11-03-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,007
Posted By oregongirl

I just took a class on long-arm quilting last...

I just took a class on long-arm quilting last week, and the instructor said she prefers the seam to run top to bottom. When the quilt is loaded on a LA machine, that seam ends up running...
10-17-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,863
Posted By oregongirl

Congratulations on your new FW! I love the...

Congratulations on your new FW! I love the faceplate - it's gorgeous. I have 2 but both have the straight vertical lines - not nearly as pretty as yours.

Next time you have an issue with a...
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10-01-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,831
Posted By oregongirl

Thank you!!

Thank you!!
09-25-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,337
Posted By oregongirl

I have several vintage machines and a sewing area...

I have several vintage machines and a sewing area set up in my downstairs, but I've been using my FW almost exclusively for the past year or so. It goes in its cute little FW cabinet upstairs and I...
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09-25-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,831
Posted By oregongirl

Peggi, where did you take the classes on using a...

Peggi, where did you take the classes on using a long-arm? I see you're in Washington. I'm in Oregon, south of Portland and would love to find a store that offers classes on long-arms.
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11-01-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,816
Posted By oregongirl

your quilt is just gorgeous! well done! i saw...

your quilt is just gorgeous! well done! i saw your update and am glad you figured out it was the seams causing your troubles and are having more success now.

i do a lot of handquilting. ...
09-28-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,864
Posted By oregongirl

hahahaha i'm imagining pulling my left knee up to...

hahahaha i'm imagining pulling my left knee up to try to use it to press down on the base of the machine and get it to go!

the issues she said new people have trouble with - how to thread a...
09-28-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,962
Posted By oregongirl

you did good! what sweet machines and nice...

you did good! what sweet machines and nice cabinets - have a fun day playing with them!
09-28-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By oregongirl

around here you can't find any for less than...

around here you can't find any for less than $250, and a more typical price is $500. good job at the garage sale!
09-28-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,023
Posted By oregongirl

to add to the toolbox - i like using ordinary all...

to add to the toolbox - i like using ordinary all cotton string to clean with. pull off a yard or so, fold it on itself multiple times until it is maybe 10" with multiple layers, add a drop of...
09-16-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By oregongirl

i would take out the bobbin case, clean it...

i would take out the bobbin case, clean it thoroughly with a brush, clean the area that you put the bobbin in, rethread everything and make sure the top thread is going correctly through the tension...
09-15-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,933
Posted By oregongirl

i'm so sorry for your loss. grandmas are very...

i'm so sorry for your loss. grandmas are very special.

it is a pretty machine - outside of addicts there isn't too much of a market for treadles, so it just depends on if you find the right...
09-15-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,009
Posted By oregongirl

well that was a sweet little doodad! i finished...

well that was a sweet little doodad! i finished a shirt i was making with buttonholes down the front using the attachment. they came out pretty nice. i'm remembering all the buttonholes i've made...
09-15-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,009
Posted By oregongirl

wow - that's fantastic! the video was great. ...

wow - that's fantastic! the video was great. i'm excited to go try it on my FW. thanks!
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