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05-14-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Skyangel

My DH does black powder shooting and makes his...

My DH does black powder shooting and makes his own clothing and gear for reacting. I keep my Viking 6020 especially for him. They are a great, tough machine, the only one I know that has a true low...
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04-04-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,215
Posted By Skyangel

I have ordered from them many times and usually...

I have ordered from them many times and usually with good results. When I have had an issue they usually resolved it in my favor. I have also received the bonus extra from the end of the bolt. One...
12-05-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By Skyangel

I have a 6020 I got in a thrift store for $5.00...

I have a 6020 I got in a thrift store for $5.00 because I showed the manager the cracked cam inside and told her it needed $250 in repairs. It had been left by the front door with a note that said...
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11-30-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,490
Posted By Skyangel

Three Berninas on sale in your price range in...

Three Berninas on sale in your price range in December:
B215 for $499 December 1st - 7th
B330 for $699 December 8th - 14th
B530 for $1,499 December 15th - 21st

The 530 would have the...
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11-28-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,901
Posted By Skyangel

I personally live my Martelli ergonomic rotary...

I personally live my Martelli ergonomic rotary cutter, I have 2 of them. When cutting multiple strips, I also use my June Taylor Shape Cut ruler, to make multiple cuts without moving the ruler.
11-25-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,335
Posted By Skyangel

It has cleaned up nicely and is running well. I...

It has cleaned up nicely and is running well. I even found the box of attachments in my SILs workshop! Now I am just getting it adjusted to sew perfect.
11-23-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,335
Posted By Skyangel

Kenmore 158-904

My SIL got this machine and I am trying to get it going. It's a lovely lavender lady, flatbed in a cabinet. It came with the standard foot and nothing else. No manual, no accessories, no cams, NADA....
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10-25-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,844
Posted By Skyangel

I use Aurifil and Mettler silk-finish cotton....

I use Aurifil and Mettler silk-finish cotton. They are both 50 wt. and not as linty.
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10-10-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,823
Posted By Skyangel

I have the Bernina 570QEE for about a year, and a...

I have the Bernina 570QEE for about a year, and a 440 for 10 years before that. My retirement job is 1 day a week at a Bernina dealer/fabric store, and I have sewn on most of the current Bernina...
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09-30-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,000
Posted By Skyangel

I use the quilter program built into my Bernina...

I use the quilter program built into my Bernina embroidery software. It is not as full featured but it has a block library, I can draw my own blocks, and import scans of fabric to use in my quilts....
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09-24-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,476
Posted By Skyangel

I am working on quilting a lap-sized quilt with...

I am working on quilting a lap-sized quilt with an embroidery machine. I work at a Bernina dealer part time and am using the store's demo B880 and jumbo hoop (10" x 16"). I have the B570 with...
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09-20-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,814
Posted By Skyangel

My Ottlite bulb has never burned out. Ballast,...

My Ottlite bulb has never burned out. Ballast, that's another story. The Ottlite company never tells you about that and you can only get it from them. I have an Ottlite sitting in my sewing room...
09-18-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By Skyangel

Welcome From Salem, OR

Welcome From Salem, OR
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09-12-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,522
Posted By Skyangel

An older all-metal Singer (made in the 60s or...

An older all-metal Singer (made in the 60s or earlier) would work for many layers of heavy fabric. The 401, 403, 500, 500 are particularly ideal, or a 201 or 15-91 straight stitcher. You can usually...
09-11-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,398
Posted By Skyangel

Organize patterns! I am re-purposing a small...

Organize patterns! I am re-purposing a small 3-drawer plastic cart I had in the garage and now will use it under my cutting table for patterns. I am also purging them and will donating apparel...
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09-09-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,026
Posted By Skyangel

My guild always completes the raffle quilt at...

My guild always completes the raffle quilt at least 6 months before the show and arranges for it to be displayed at local quilt shops and other quilt shows/community events to sell tickets. Lots of...
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09-09-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,688
Posted By Skyangel

My guild always raffles a quilt at our show,...

My guild always raffles a quilt at our show, selling tickets for months beforehand. People seem to be much more willing to buy $5 - $20 worth of tickets than pay the value of a handmade quilt. My...
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08-29-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,740
Posted By Skyangel

I have a similar cabinet. Mine is Parsons brand...

I have a similar cabinet. Mine is Parsons brand and has four drawers down the right side. I love my cabinet and the lift. Made with real wood. Much better quality than the MDF cabinets sold today for...
08-22-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,211
Posted By Skyangel

I used black shoe polish on mine. It was "Kiwi...

I used black shoe polish on mine. It was "Kiwi Leather Premier Shine Ultra Brillant" and covers up scrapes and scuffs.

If you really want to strip and recover it, that black fabric/vinyl is called...
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08-17-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,124
Posted By Skyangel

The most expensive fabric I have ever bought was...

The most expensive fabric I have ever bought was $23 per meter plus shipping from New Zealand. I collected some FQ while on a trip there a few years ago. When I finally made them into a quilt, I was...
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08-17-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,570
Posted By Skyangel

I have square rulers from 2 1/2", 3 1/2", 4 1/2",...

I have square rulers from 2 1/2", 3 1/2", 4 1/2", 5 1/2", 6 1/2", 8 1/2", 9 1/2", 12 1/2", and 20 1/2". I think I mostly make 12" blocks so use the 12 1/2" the most for squaring up.
07-26-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,091
Posted By Skyangel

I had two, and I sold one of them recently. The...

I had two, and I sold one of them recently. The one I kept is my purple repaint, "Violet" (my avatar). I remember how excited I was to get the black one, it was my first featherweight and I wanted...
07-16-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,395
Posted By Skyangel

I work part time for a Bernina dealer who is away...

I work part time for a Bernina dealer who is away at BU learning about all the new stuff. She told me on the phone yesterday that the ruler foot that was "for the longarms only" will now be available...
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07-12-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,915
Posted By Skyangel

A friend just gave me one of her collage...

A friend just gave me one of her collage patterns, Emerson the dog. I would live to take the class and get it done but it's offered on days I cannot go, and the LQS is closing the end of August so I...
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06-27-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,941
Posted By Skyangel

I'm in my third Rowenta. One I bought new and it...

I'm in my third Rowenta. One I bought new and it lasted 3 years, leaked for most of that then steamed like crazy one day and ping! it was dead. Second one I bought used for $1, used it for 7 years...
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