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Forum: Main
11-15-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,809
Posted By chris_quilts

I used an Eversewn 25 at a LQS while I was o...

I used an Eversewn 25 at a LQS while I was o vacation. It was the shop floor model and could have gotten a very good deal but I declined. I sew on vintage machines only and on 3 different occasions,...
04-30-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,281
Posted By chris_quilts

Well, I don't know about the kids or the adults...

Well, I don't know about the kids or the adults with them but I had a great time. I love doing things like this and enjoy seeing the kiddos faces as they realize they're both sewing and using a power...
Forum: Main
01-11-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,244
Posted By chris_quilts

I agree with the first scenario too. The want to...

I agree with the first scenario too. The want to do list is longish but they may never happen either.

I do currently have about 5ish UFOs. But who's counting????
01-11-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By chris_quilts

Leon, thanks for the very clear instructions re...

Leon, thanks for the very clear instructions re leaf tensions. I was always puzzled by how it worked.
Forum: Pictures
01-11-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 202,538
Posted By chris_quilts

Pretty machine. Love the color and the face...

Pretty machine. Love the color and the face plate. That plate is super shiny!! Did it come that way or did you spend some time with some metal polish?
Forum: Pictures
01-10-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,714
Posted By chris_quilts

Beautiful quilt and space.

Beautiful quilt and space.
12-17-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By chris_quilts

Love yarn bowls. I have 3 or 4. Most began life...

Love yarn bowls. I have 3 or 4. Most began life as a salad bowl but I do have a 1 true yarn bowl. So nice & keeps the tangles away from the yarn. My favorite bowl is actually a teak salad bowl. Don't...
07-17-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By chris_quilts

BKay, my charity group makes quilts & bags for a...

BKay, my charity group makes quilts & bags for a large homeless shelter in nearby Kansas City, MO. i have more to go but I've gifted close to 15 machines to them. I also give machines away to people...
07-17-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By chris_quilts

I just wanted to say congratulations on having a...

I just wanted to say congratulations on having a buyer for your machine. Mostly, I'm giving my extra/excess machines to a charity quilting group after they're cleaned up & working.
06-25-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By chris_quilts

Can't help but wanted to say I like the helper. I...

Can't help but wanted to say I like the helper. I have 2 of them who can smell machines being opened up even when they, the cats, are outside.
06-12-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By chris_quilts

Leon, You and Iris look amazing....

Leon,

You and Iris look amazing. Approximately how many people do you think went through your station? I am sorry I couldn't make it but it would have been way too hot especially in an outfit...
Forum: Main
06-01-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,952
Posted By chris_quilts

If I were looking for a lightweight portable...

If I were looking for a lightweight portable machine, I'd try very hard to find a Singer 301. I have several of them and just love this model. It is a slant stitch, straight stitch only machine but...
Forum: Main
05-15-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,447
Posted By chris_quilts

Welcome. When you begin sewing, put in a new...

Welcome. When you begin sewing, put in a new needle. Then, every 8 hrs or so of sewing, change it. Needles are not a huge expense but make a huge difference. Also, if using a rotary cutter, change...
05-07-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By chris_quilts

Leon, nice score. Tiffany or gingerbread decals...

Leon, nice score. Tiffany or gingerbread decals too. You are living right my friend.
03-27-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By chris_quilts

Leon, looks great. Impressive collection there.

Leon, looks great. Impressive collection there.
Forum: Main
03-17-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,902
Posted By chris_quilts

I have 1 male named machine called Fritz. Big old...

I have 1 male named machine called Fritz. Big old beast! I know mine would put in a timeout on occasion for the curse words but would most likely remind me to clean & oil them before using them....
Forum: Main
03-11-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,141
Posted By chris_quilts

Rob, Love the quilt & its colors. Especially...

Rob,

Love the quilt & its colors. Especially love the sashing and border fabric.
Forum: Pictures
03-11-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,149
Posted By chris_quilts

Anne, What a lovely quilt and gift for Jim. ...

Anne,

What a lovely quilt and gift for Jim. Love the colors too. You rock!!!!!!!

Chris
Forum: Pictures
03-09-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 2,034,454
Posted By chris_quilts

Judy, Love this scrappy. It is too cute!!

Judy,

Love this scrappy. It is too cute!!
Forum: Main
02-11-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,816
Posted By chris_quilts

Marion, I like the 2nd picture best in post...

Marion,

I like the 2nd picture best in post #35 best of all you've auditioned here.
Forum: Main
02-07-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,816
Posted By chris_quilts

I like post #15 layout the best. Stunning blocks...

I like post #15 layout the best. Stunning blocks by the way.
Forum: Main
02-06-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,832
Posted By chris_quilts

One illustration I've used for a quilt is an Oreo...

One illustration I've used for a quilt is an Oreo cookie. Everyone knows that an Oreo has 3 distinct parts, as does a quilt, and the different center thicknesses of said cookie are a whole lot like...
02-06-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By chris_quilts

You can try searching on Victorian Sweatshop for...

You can try searching on Victorian Sweatshop for information. Just google the name. They are friendly & helpful there too.
01-30-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By chris_quilts

I had a blast working with the kiddos & tje...

I had a blast working with the kiddos & tje adults too. Sew much fun. Leon & Iris are a hoot too.
01-17-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By chris_quilts

Leon, interesting to see the differences in...

Leon, interesting to see the differences in bobbin races between the various models. Glad for you that the machine is happier now that it's thread free.
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