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Forum: Pictures
10-15-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 77,144
Posted By omak

VERY clever! LOL A diamond in the rough, so...

VERY clever! LOL
A diamond in the rough, so to speak :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Forum: Pictures
10-13-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 77,144
Posted By omak

It is beautiful and displays your love of fabric,...

It is beautiful and displays your love of fabric, color, and angles - - EVERYTHING that makes quilting such a joy! <wave>
Forum: Pictures
08-27-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 12,274
Posted By omak

I am so PROUD of you example of "can-do" spirit...

I am so PROUD of you example of "can-do" spirit and perseverance. You are using your healing time well, and I am betting you are a hit of the center. <wave>
Forum: Pictures
08-27-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 17,413
Posted By omak

I don't like pink, but I think you have made a...

I don't like pink, but I think you have made a very pretty quilt! It has interesting pattern and the fabric all plays nicely together. I think it is great .... certainly NOT ugly! <wave>
Forum: Main
08-27-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,029
Posted By omak

This is what happens when you allow fresh air to...

This is what happens when you allow fresh air to get to fabric stash.<wave> ;)
Forum: Pictures
08-27-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,016
Posted By omak

I am working on making camoquilts for the 26...

I am working on making camoquilts for the 26 soldiers our Unit adopted last March. <wave>
Forum: Pictures
08-21-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 35,013
Posted By omak

I am still here, though a bit more subdued than...

I am still here, though a bit more subdued than usual. I would not be interested in doing another RR at this time. <wave>
Forum: Main
08-06-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,434
Posted By omak

Well-said, MimiSharon, well-said! The south is...

Well-said, MimiSharon, well-said!
The south is warmer than my childhood home, but the humidity was still a problem because of the temperate temperature.
It sure helps to have someone from...
Forum: Main
08-06-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,434
Posted By omak

VIOLA! The beauty of The Board! Centuries of...

VIOLA! The beauty of The Board! Centuries of experience, all varied, but very much valid. I think this testimony is the best assurance of the durability of fabric and its ability to survive some...
Forum: Main
08-06-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,434
Posted By omak

Oh, my! I have fabric in all sorts of places...

Oh, my!
I have fabric in all sorts of places (one of the joys of being a hoarder, I guess - - we are very creative).
As I explained a bit earlier, the plastic in bags are created differently than a...
Forum: Main
08-06-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,434
Posted By omak

That is a beautiful quilt! It will air out...

That is a beautiful quilt! It will air out quickly, I am sure. <wave>
Forum: Main
08-06-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,434
Posted By omak

The solution to pollution is dilution. By...

The solution to pollution is dilution.
By getting the quilt out of the bag, you have begun the process - - stored in unbreathable plastic, removed out into the fresh air.
Time should help dissipate...
Forum: Pictures
07-28-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,371
Posted By omak

WONDERFUL! I hope it raised big $$$ because you...

WONDERFUL!
I hope it raised big $$$ because you have done a grand job of it! <wave>
Forum: Pictures
07-23-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 70,099
Posted By omak

FANTABULOUS! <wave>

FANTABULOUS! <wave>
07-12-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 3,975,781
Posted By omak

http://www.a1sewingmachine.com/parts.html I...

http://www.a1sewingmachine.com/parts.html

I typed in Antique Sewing Machine Parts and found all sorts of sites. <wave>
Forum: Tutorials
07-12-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 293,575
Posted By omak

You can use half the strips, but the stripes will...

You can use half the strips, but the stripes will run up and down rather than side to side.
Here is the math:
20 x 40 = 800"
stitch in half, the strip is now 4.5" x 400"
next step will create a...
07-11-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 3,975,781
Posted By omak

Thank you, Tommie. You are a doll. What is the...

Thank you, Tommie. You are a doll. What is the name of the Iris in your Avatar, it is so beautiful. Kathie[/quote]

I don't know. It was here when I came.
Tommie[/quote]

No wonder I was...
07-10-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 3,975,781
Posted By omak

I have one named after Blaze Starr! My singer...

I have one named after Blaze Starr! My singer 201k is called Starr. I grew up in the Baltimore area and remember adults talking about Blaze Starr and the 2o'clock club down in the city when I was a...
07-10-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 3,975,781
Posted By omak

******To clarify what 'allottment' means for Miss...

******To clarify what 'allottment' means for Miss Gigglewings and a few others, you realize when you look up a serial number for Singer machines and it say April 5, 1932, with 5,000 allotted that day...
07-10-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 3,975,781
Posted By omak

Tommie, that is wonderful! Do you have a...

Tommie, that is wonderful! Do you have a particular soldier you know to send the machine to directly - someone who sews?

Nancy[/quote]

I will be keeping an eye out for that information, too! ...
07-09-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,530
Posted By omak

I shall return to write a novel on this subject!...

I shall return to write a novel on this subject! :thumbup: <wave>
07-09-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 3,975,781
Posted By omak

Isn't it rather interesting how those old pieces...

Isn't it rather interesting how those old pieces of furniture were put together? We take so much for granted about assembly of just about everything! But, the workmanship and creativity of that old...
07-09-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 3,975,781
Posted By omak

Oh, isn't that wonderful! She was born a couple...

Oh, isn't that wonderful! She was born a couple of months after my mother ... if I hadn't have bought her in July, I probably would have named her June after mother, but, sorry, Mom - - I am...
07-09-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 3,975,781
Posted By omak

Are you my twin??? I have that Kenmore machine,...

Are you my twin??? I have that Kenmore machine, too! We get along really well. I have her at the Post (or, he as the case may be and depending on my mood.) Interesting story about how I...
07-09-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 3,975,781
Posted By omak

LOL ... we just brought one home like it, and...

LOL ... we just brought one home like it, and hubby (cabinetmaker-type) says the spindle legs aren't so great, so I ask "why not" ... and the legs screw off. and, looking at your pictures, I am...
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