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01-18-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Suzi

I would go with red as white will leap out at you...

I would go with red as white will leap out at you when the quilt is reversed ----- it won't be as dramatic on the front side because red is already there ............ Good luck and please post ...
11-08-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By Suzi

Need help with old machine ............

Just picked up an old New Willard machine this afternoon (minus it's belt). Hubby rigged a belt for it out of leather which sure isn't going to last too long and even though I have several new...
Forum: Main
03-06-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,179
Posted By Suzi

I would REALLY like to know if poly batting does...

I would REALLY like to know if poly batting does disintegrate??? If anyone knows the answer to this one - please enlighten me. I have several "older" quilts that have been passed down and all but...
Forum: Main
03-03-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,179
Posted By Suzi

Have found several ----- got them washed/dried...

Have found several ----- got them washed/dried and then either repaired if damage was small or tore them apart and made a totally new quilt. Sure saves from having to buy fabric (expensive) and...
11-16-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,801
Posted By Suzi

Happens. I simply use a pair of cuticle scissors...

Happens. I simply use a pair of cuticle scissors and cut away as much of the thread-web as possible and viola! it always just lifts out. Good luck .................
10-16-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,444
Posted By Suzi

I'm there! I have tried several times to run a...

I'm there! I have tried several times to run a couple of my collectibles on CraigsList but chickened out at the last minute. I simply do NOT go look at advertised ones anymore ....... that really...
Forum: Main
10-09-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,007
Posted By Suzi

I have used dryer sheets (used) as foundations...

I have used dryer sheets (used) as foundations for string blocks and they have worked beautifully. If your making smaller blocks this may be a idea for you ...............
10-08-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By Suzi

Got on your pony and go grab this one -------...

Got on your pony and go grab this one ------- $25? There are many of them out there but few in that price range ..........
10-08-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,046
Posted By Suzi

I can never walk away from one that is unique to...

I can never walk away from one that is unique to me .......... how did you do that? I understand the space issue as I'm sharing your boat with you ...........
07-04-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By Suzi

Yes, this is the start of a hoarding problem -...

Yes, this is the start of a hoarding problem - but ---- do you really care? Enjoy yourselves and the heck with what the daughters say. We are in our mid-70's and have a whole bunch of...
06-29-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,723
Posted By Suzi

Alot of the metal rods and thingies underneath...

Alot of the metal rods and thingies underneath have "Singer" cast into them - not to mention "Singer" is all over the machine. There is no doubt what-so-ever that this is a Singer. Hope more folks...
06-29-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,723
Posted By Suzi

Mine is NL-K 8017090 and I was told (by a Singer...

Mine is NL-K 8017090 and I was told (by a Singer rep) that it was manufactured in the mid-90's. Supposedly the "N" prefix signifies "Nostalgia series". Enjoyed your blog, Vintage.Singers ---...
06-28-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,723
Posted By Suzi

A picture of the one I just picked up -----...

A picture of the one I just picked up ----- needless to say I'm tickled with her!
06-28-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,723
Posted By Suzi

I just picked up one of those also --- brand new...

I just picked up one of those also --- brand new and not even oiled (for Heaven's sake). Mine is in a bentwood case and weighs a ton. Pretty take off of the Sphinx decal and I found out that they...
04-25-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By Suzi

Thanks, Charlee --- I have never been one to...

Thanks, Charlee --- I have never been one to alter the appearance of any antique - preferring to leave things alone except for cleaning, thus preserving the memories that are stored therein (waxing...
04-23-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By Suzi

Yes to the cleaning/oiling. When we first...

Yes to the cleaning/oiling. When we first started on her the dogs were stuck in the down position so the mechanism that involves the stitch length/feed dogs height was oiled and scraped off (am sure...
04-23-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By Suzi

The last patent on the plate is 1887 so it's at...

The last patent on the plate is 1887 so it's at least that old.

OK - SHE SEWS! Ever feel like a ton of bricks (or, in my case a ton of doggie doo-doo) has fallen from your shoulders? I have no...
04-22-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By Suzi

OK - am enclosing pictures - sure hope she looks...

OK - am enclosing pictures - sure hope she looks half as good as yours once she's cleaned up!

Thanks for the pic with the threading diagram - - - looks as though I have her threaded correctly but...
04-22-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By Suzi

New "oldie" and I need help .......

Just recently I had a Wheeler and Wilson 8 donated to me (complete with original cabinet) and although everything moves freely and there are no missing parts (amazing) I can't get her to sew. ...
01-28-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By Suzi

Need a little help .......

The last needle that came with my antique White treadle simply snapped in half this afternoon while sewing and when I took the butt end out it flipped somewhere (never again to be found) and now I...
12-16-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By Suzi

Video

Muv - the site states that the video is "malformed" and will not allow it to be viewed. Go figure ..............
11-23-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By Suzi

She is very nice and I'm betting will clean up...

She is very nice and I'm betting will clean up beautifully. I so hope that you will post a couple of "after" pictures that we can view and enjoy!
Forum: Main
11-05-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,920
Posted By Suzi

euchreprincess - thanks so much for the link. ...

euchreprincess - thanks so much for the link. This is something I will certainly use .............
11-05-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 4,071,105
Posted By Suzi

Oh my goodness - did that turn out gorgeous or...

Oh my goodness - did that turn out gorgeous or WHAT? Good work!!!
Forum: Main
11-05-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,920
Posted By Suzi

I can see the pictures from the "reply" but not...

I can see the pictures from the "reply" but not on the original posting. Does anyone know why?
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