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05-12-2014, 06:34 PM
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Posted By nhweaver

singer stylist model 834 extension table issue help

Just got a singer stylist model 834, like new, in original leatherette carrying case, works like a dream, but the extension table will not snap in, the little button doesnt hold the table on to the...
Forum: Main
03-04-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By nhweaver

Here is one tutorial which may help you. ...

Here is one tutorial which may help you.

http://www.psiquilt.com/2010/02/half-square-triangle-tutorial.html
Forum: Main
03-03-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,041
Posted By nhweaver

I have resorted to buying the half square...

I have resorted to buying the half square triangle paper, copying them onto copy paper (making sure the copier copies exactly the same size). I buy them on the roll - I think the brand is...
Forum: Tutorials
03-02-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 23,460
Posted By nhweaver

I will be trying spray starch the next time I...

I will be trying spray starch the next time I baste, just to see if it works.
Thanks for making this mistake.
Forum: Main
03-02-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,150
Posted By nhweaver

My Janome 10001 has been a workhorse for the past...

My Janome 10001 has been a workhorse for the past 13 years. Love it, the Janome 11000 for $2000 is a great price. My Janome dealer is about 35 miles away too.
Forum: Main
03-02-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By nhweaver

I have heard good comments on this as a starter...

I have heard good comments on this as a starter machine. Welcome her to the world of quilting.
Forum: Main
02-03-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,376
Posted By nhweaver

You are not a failure, you are buying fabric as a...

You are not a failure, you are buying fabric as a hedge against higher fabric prices next year! What a smart, thrifty person you are.
Forum: Main
01-28-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,533
Posted By nhweaver

I think that every quilter has likes and dislikes...

I think that every quilter has likes and dislikes for one sewing machine or another. I would try any sewing center that is local to your location, as repair/maintenance is important. To box a...
Forum: Main
01-15-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,925
Posted By nhweaver

Wow, this looks pretty easy, next pp'ing I think.

Wow, this looks pretty easy, next pp'ing I think.
Forum: Main
01-15-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,061
Posted By nhweaver

I too was bitten by the vintage sewing machine...

I too was bitten by the vintage sewing machine bug. I have a featherweight for each of my grand daughters when the time comes, I have a regular treadle and a chain stitch treadle, my dmil's singer...
Forum: Main
01-15-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,465
Posted By nhweaver

I moved my sewing room from a nook in the office...

I moved my sewing room from a nook in the office into a guest bedroom last year. It was painted and all clean for me (my first sewing room, I am 66 years old), and I have decided to do a beach...
Forum: Main
01-14-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,925
Posted By nhweaver

I am using scraps, so the paper piecing is...

I am using scraps, so the paper piecing is preventing alot of "issues with stretch on bias". I think doing them in sets of 48 between other quilting will keep me interested. I feel so thrifty using...
Forum: Main
01-14-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,925
Posted By nhweaver

I printed out 4 copies of the pattern, and taped...

I printed out 4 copies of the pattern, and taped 4 to one sheet. I marked dark and light in black marker to help me.
Forum: Main
01-14-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,925
Posted By nhweaver

Paper Piecing Project Started!!

On my "to do" project list is to do something new this year, and I started a large paper piecing project Antique Kaleidoscope from Fons and Porter (free pattern). It came as a teaser in a flyer for...
Forum: Main
01-05-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,330
Posted By nhweaver

My goals for 2014: I would like to try some...

My goals for 2014:
I would like to try some redwork hand quilting.
Do a great grandchild (step) quilt for March birth.
Finish a DGD high school grad quilt.
Practice FMQ alot.

Use the FMQ...
Forum: Main
12-26-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,342
Posted By nhweaver

This is a good one - easy to remember, and...

This is a good one - easy to remember, and applies to my entire life!
Forum: Main
12-24-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,342
Posted By nhweaver

2014 Quilting Resolutions?

As the house is all ready for my Christmas Eve guests, I just sat down in my sewing room and started thinking about 2014. I have to do a baby girl quilt (by February), 2 grand daughter quilts...
Forum: Main
12-24-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,745
Posted By nhweaver

I did this pattern in 1 1/2" STrips. The blocks...

I did this pattern in 1 1/2" STrips. The blocks were a bit wonky, so I squared off each block and added sashing around each block set. Here is the pattern:
12-24-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,759
Posted By nhweaver

Worst - grandson Max has a bike accident while...

Worst - grandson Max has a bike accident while racing in Severn MD, was in Univ of MD Shock Trauma intensive care for 10 days, over 20 hours of surgery. Home now, will miss his junior year at Univ...
Forum: Main
12-24-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,044
Posted By nhweaver

Congratulations! Time flies quickly, enjoy each...

Congratulations! Time flies quickly, enjoy each stitch!
Forum: Main
12-23-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By nhweaver

Sometimes this happens to me when the threads are...

Sometimes this happens to me when the threads are different manufacturers. I would suggest trying the same brand same weight thread, top and bottom (use different colors) to see if this helps the...
Forum: Main
12-02-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,931
Posted By nhweaver

I agree that EQ7 is not as intuitive as it could...

I agree that EQ7 is not as intuitive as it could be. I too have a system development background, and I think EQ7 is difficult for me to navigate. It takes time and determination to use it. I now...
Forum: Main
12-02-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,836
Posted By nhweaver

I just ordered the Plus from Joann's on Black...

I just ordered the Plus from Joann's on Black Friday. I have 2 other Shape Cuts, I love them, but one of them cracked at the bottom, duck tape works well to hold it together. It was my fault, it...
Forum: Main
11-30-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,934
Posted By nhweaver

When my husband asked was is On my quilting wish...

When my husband asked was is On my quilting wish list, I told him I would like a variety of marking implements, chalk pencils, silver lead, markers, etc. My husband just raised his eyebrows, and...
Forum: Main
11-07-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,710
Posted By nhweaver

I just joined a local quilt guild, I attended one...

I just joined a local quilt guild, I attended one meeting and enjoyed all the items on the agenda, but no member actually spoke to me in kind, except for another new member (it was her 3rd meeting). ...
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