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Forum: Pictures
04-13-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By mcadwell

Thanks for the kudos everyone!...

Thanks for the kudos everyone! https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/smile.png
Forum: Pictures
04-13-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,054
Posted By mcadwell

Please show us pictures when you finish it. It is...

Please show us pictures when you finish it. It is a adorable now and you're brave to use minky.
Forum: Pictures
04-11-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By mcadwell

Someone mentioned to ensure all the feet on the...

Someone mentioned to ensure all the feet on the treadle cabinet were flush. I discovered my sewing room rug had crept under one of the feet. Moved it out and the cabinet wobbles much less now. Whew!
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By mcadwell

I KNEW somebody was going to say that! LOL

I KNEW somebody was going to say that! LOL
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By mcadwell

Sewing poop are the little bits of cut threads...

Sewing poop are the little bits of cut threads and fuzzies that you get when cutting fabric and sewing. I always get a bunch on the front of me when sewing.
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,359
Posted By mcadwell

My goodness, she did a fantastic job!

My goodness, she did a fantastic job!
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,262
Posted By mcadwell

May I ask why you all don't like jelly rolls? I...

May I ask why you all don't like jelly rolls? I got one not too long ago - it has fabrics I like and it was $4.99 so couldn't pass up that price.
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,054
Posted By mcadwell

How about waves with seaweed interspersed? Barely...

How about waves with seaweed interspersed? Barely there blue for the wave background and barely there green for the seaweed?
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,994
Posted By mcadwell

That looks wonderful! The wood grain motif is...

That looks wonderful! The wood grain motif is unique. Love it! And congrats on doing such a good job for your first time.
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,143
Posted By mcadwell

That looks great! (I'm afraid of triangles...

That looks great!

(I'm afraid of triangles at this point. Only made 4 quilts so far so won't be doing triiangles for a bit yet.)
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,254
Posted By mcadwell

That is a wonderful looking quilt! What is it...

That is a wonderful looking quilt! What is it about the pop of color on a black background? Awesome job!
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,821
Posted By mcadwell

Oh, what a fantastic job you did! The original...

Oh, what a fantastic job you did! The original maker would be proud of how it turned out and you should be to.
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,026
Posted By mcadwell

You are so fortunate! It looks great

You are so fortunate! It looks great
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By mcadwell

First project on my treadle table

I've been practicing sewing on fabric scraps on the 1904 Singer 27 treadle machine I got last February.

There's definitely a learning curve on where to put your feet on the pedal, how to...
Forum: Pictures
04-03-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By mcadwell

Those patents are amazing too look at! Thank you...

Those patents are amazing too look at! Thank you for sharing all this information. I find it interesting how so many things have changed in the past 100 years and how much has stayed the same.
04-03-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By mcadwell

The Evaporust worked wonderfully for the parts in...

The Evaporust worked wonderfully for the parts in the puzzle box. After using it on them I proceeded to take apart other metal parts of the Singer and Evaporusted (yes, that is now a verb) them as...
04-01-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By mcadwell

I found a thin leather blotter and cut out the...

I found a thin leather blotter and cut out the center so I could still get the machine out of the cabinet but cover the damaged veneer on the top of the cabinet. Now you can't tell it's damaged.

I...
Forum: Pictures
03-28-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By mcadwell

Thank you for letting me know about how your...

Thank you for letting me know about how your mother did seam ripping and about the other objects.
I wonder if Victorians even had needle threaders...?
I already have wooden sewing tubes and a...
Forum: Pictures
03-28-2021, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By mcadwell

Thumbs up Not a quilt but...'The Hunt For Victorian Sewing Tools', episode 3 & 4

(Cue theme song - whatever that sounds like in your head) Welcome back to new episodes of 'Not a Quilt:The Hunt For Victorian Sewing Tools', starring anyone that wants to get involved. Today's...
Forum: Pictures
03-22-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,974
Posted By mcadwell

Thank you for the compliment - it was the first...

Thank you for the compliment - it was the first bag I ever sewed and it was done by hand.

Yes, those are pockets on the petals.
Forum: Pictures
03-21-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,974
Posted By mcadwell

After perusing etui's all afternoon (instead of...

After perusing etui's all afternoon (instead of cleaning house and doing other things I should have been doing) it dawned on me that I have the petal bag I made for my Elizabethan costume and could...
Forum: Pictures
03-21-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,974
Posted By mcadwell

I think you mean 'etui' and some of them are...

I think you mean 'etui' and some of them are absolutely fantastic. I think I know what I'll be perusing this afternoon. Thank you for the idea. https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/smile.png
Forum: Main
03-21-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 94,561
Posted By mcadwell

I use pipe cleaners for the same reason - really...

I use pipe cleaners for the same reason - really gets the stuff out. And I also use a smaller, non-makeup used, makeup brush.
03-20-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By mcadwell

Evaporust - I will look for that right now. And...

Evaporust - I will look for that right now. And thank you for the link.
03-20-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By mcadwell

Singer 27 treadle machine - can I use my modern snap-on feet?

I recently got a 1904 Singer 27 treadle machine with a puzzle box. In the process of cleaning the machine and cabinet, replacing the belt, learning to sew on it, etc. I didn't really look at what was...
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