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Forum: Main
06-17-2021, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By Patg

That's an idea, I've used fabric to wrap the...

That's an idea, I've used fabric to wrap the rails of another quilt rack. It's just hard to make sure the folded edges don't touch the side rails.
Forum: Main
06-17-2021, 03:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By Patg

Yes, I know there are several poly finishes. I...

Yes, I know there are several poly finishes. I just don't like the plasticy look, but I could use the wipe-on oil based poly, I heard it gives a more natural look. I could try some on a rung and...
Forum: Main
06-17-2021, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By Patg

I have some pool noodles, might give that a try.

I have some pool noodles, might give that a try.
Forum: Main
06-17-2021, 03:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By Patg

Thanks, now that I think about it, my container...

Thanks, now that I think about it, my container of Renaissance is pretty small and wouldn't go far. Good to know that about other waxes.
Forum: Main
06-16-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By Patg

Safe finish for quilt ladder

I am painting an old ladder with a whitewash finish (1 part paint, 1 part water). I will hang quilts on it. Since the paint is thin, I should probably put a finish over it. I don't care for poly...
05-06-2021, 03:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By Patg

With that much chipping, it will be hard to...

With that much chipping, it will be hard to repair and not look "repaired". I know people have used the model car paint from the Hobby stores to touch up small chips on machines.
05-06-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,018
Posted By Patg

As far as your Bernina, why not just repair it. ...

As far as your Bernina, why not just repair it. Actually, it sounds like you just need to adjust the foot pressure. But if you decide to get another machine, it's a no-brainer - the 301A is far...
Forum: Main
04-25-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,844
Posted By Patg

I store completed, basted tops on largish hangers...

I store completed, basted tops on largish hangers which I put foam pipe insulation over the center to prevent creases in the quilt. I cover the pipe insulation with strips of fabric .
Forum: Main
04-23-2021, 03:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,989
Posted By Patg

I looked at the price of Love of Quilting in the...

I looked at the price of Love of Quilting in the store a month ago and it was $9.99, I about fainted. Hard to believe anyone pays that, a subscription of any magazine is the way to go. But I no...
Forum: Main
04-23-2021, 03:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,549
Posted By Patg

I really like the design, if the colors were more...

I really like the design, if the colors were more in the reds, blues, or other pastels, I would love it too. The basket in the center really sets it off. But I wonder what they meant by "crimped"?
04-13-2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,126
Posted By Patg

I bought a slant zig zag foot and use it for...

I bought a slant zig zag foot and use it for stitching quilt blocks. Makes a perfect 1/4" seam. I also bought a vintage Singer walking foot that works great. You do have to make sure and get the...
Forum: Main
04-12-2021, 02:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,590
Posted By Patg

I hand quilt everything except Project Linus...

I hand quilt everything except Project Linus quilts and baby quilts that I gift. and those are easy to machine quilt with straight lines. I love it, I can't sit still without doing something while...
Forum: Main
04-09-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By Patg

I started keeping miniscule scraps because I was...

I started keeping miniscule scraps because I was making kitty beds last year and ran out of stuffing so I dug out batting scraps. Now I save them on purpose because I know I'll be making more beds...
Forum: Main
04-08-2021, 04:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,901
Posted By Patg

I have not used either ruler, but I have...

I have not used either ruler, but I have contemplated the log cabin ruler because I can't make a square log cabin block and I would love to make a log cabin quilt. I just haven't been able to...
Forum: Main
03-22-2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,698
Posted By Patg

I have never had a new sewing machine, always...

I have never had a new sewing machine, always bought used and I still have my Bernina 1090 that I bought used in the early 90's. I didn't even know that you didn't have to hold the thread tails on...
Forum: Main
03-19-2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,898
Posted By Patg

Batting tape is wonderful, I use it all the time....

Batting tape is wonderful, I use it all the time.
This is a great post, I thought I needed to buy batting for making donation quilts, now I can decide what to buy. So I decided I should inventory...
03-18-2021, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,270
Posted By Patg

I totally agree with Ladyinpurple135, I have...

I totally agree with Ladyinpurple135, I have several Singers from the 50's and 60's, 221, 301, 201 and 500. They all sew like a dream and I didn't pay more than $40 for any (but the 221). They will...
Forum: Main
03-12-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,041
Posted By Patg

I made my own by crocheting it with wool yarn,...

I made my own by crocheting it with wool yarn, then washing in hot water, etc. If anyone is interested in the instructions, I can post the link. Mine came out about 1/2" thick.
02-27-2021, 04:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By Patg

I bought my 195J just because it was the first...

I bought my 195J just because it was the first vintage green sewing machine I had seen, so couldn't resist it. I cleaned it up and it runs great, but really haven't used it much because I have room...
Forum: Main
02-22-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,743
Posted By Patg

I love both, I hand quilt, hand piece, my...

I love both, I hand quilt, hand piece, my favorite things to do. Of course I machine piece, but love hand piecing more, but since I can't sit on my behind ALL day, I sew at my machine, among other...
Forum: Main
02-22-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,080
Posted By Patg

I used to use the disappearing ink markers for a...

I used to use the disappearing ink markers for a long time, then heard of problems with the ink reappearing. So I switched to water soluble markers about 15 years ago, have never had problems with...
Forum: Main
02-22-2021, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By Patg

Mine started getting scorch marks on it after...

Mine started getting scorch marks on it after awhile. So I took a disposable razor and shaved it off. Since then I've been laying an old linen tea towel over it to prevent the scorch marks again. It...
02-18-2021, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By Patg

i have that exact cabinet and machine, only my...

i have that exact cabinet and machine, only my cabinet does not have the WHITE lettering on the front, not sure why it doesn't. Anyway, I have not had to mess with the cable, so I'm not sure I can...
Forum: Pictures
02-12-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,459
Posted By Patg

That is so cute, of course, I love it cause I...

That is so cute, of course, I love it cause I love kitties.
02-12-2021, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By Patg

i have one that came with the carrying case and I...

i have one that came with the carrying case and I put it in a cabinet. It's heavy like all the older machines, the only lightweight machine you will find that is vintage is the Featherweight. The...
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