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Forum: Pictures
11-07-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,722
Posted By cricket_iscute

Nice top. Good job. If it were me, I'd do a...

Nice top. Good job. If it were me, I'd do a small border first, then a larger one, using solid colors based on colors in the top.
10-01-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By cricket_iscute

If I were close enough, I'd go get that, and...

If I were close enough, I'd go get that, and encourage you to do so. I estimate it would take about 4 days of TLC to recondition that Red Eye and cabinet. Those were/are good machines, and it has...
Forum: Pictures
07-24-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,121
Posted By cricket_iscute

Love the bags, the flower designs, the colors,...

Love the bags, the flower designs, the colors, everything! Good job.
Forum: Main
07-24-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,940
Posted By cricket_iscute

What would happen if you used fleece for the...

What would happen if you used fleece for the middle instead of batting or flannel?
07-24-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,212
Posted By cricket_iscute

I've faced this issue with knee braces. How...

I've faced this issue with knee braces. How about an old-fashioned (but maybe masculinized) garter belt? You can get the metal garter parts cheaply at JoAnn's Fabric. No warranty wrecked,...
07-21-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,487
Posted By cricket_iscute

I've also been thinking of adding a hand crank...

I've also been thinking of adding a hand crank machine to my collection. I have a Singer 201 hand crank, but like you say, they weigh a ton. I'm looking for a lighter weight machine and wouldn't it...
07-06-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,774
Posted By cricket_iscute

This could easily be the nicest display of sewing...

This could easily be the nicest display of sewing machines I've ever seen. Good job!
Forum: Main
06-22-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,005
Posted By cricket_iscute

$90 plus. I saw it on one of the links.

$90 plus. I saw it on one of the links.
06-22-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,921
Posted By cricket_iscute

I have a genuine Singer walking foot for my...

I have a genuine Singer walking foot for my Singer 301. It has the word "Singer" along the bottom of the white box which holds the mechanism. The clue is that the word is at the bottom, and...
Forum: Main
06-22-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,680
Posted By cricket_iscute

Cherylsea, may I clarify something with you? ...

Cherylsea, may I clarify something with you? Not to be difficult here (I am coming from a computer geek background), but are you describing rows that are horizontal or columns that are vertical? ...
06-04-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,701
Posted By cricket_iscute

Iswan and Elnan, in particular, are both correct....

Iswan and Elnan, in particular, are both correct. The 301 is a real joy as a sewing machine. In fact, I named mine JoyBoy. By all means, go to Sew Classic for bobbins. Check on a piecing foot,...
Forum: Main
05-31-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,679
Posted By cricket_iscute

I have faced this very situation, except for...

I have faced this very situation, except for years, not months. My fabric is now stored in an unheated, unventilated, non A/C shed in my back yard. What works beautifully is this:

I got a...
05-11-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,442
Posted By cricket_iscute

Can you show a picture of the table it came in? ...

Can you show a picture of the table it came in? If you get rid of the table, be sure to keep the cradle that holds the 301, else you may not be able to put it into another table. Nice machine. It...
05-10-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,621
Posted By cricket_iscute

I do believe I saw that screwdriver's picture in...

I do believe I saw that screwdriver's picture in a Singer maintenance manual or owner's manual. The text was giving instructions to take that particular screwdriver and apply it to whichever screw,...
05-10-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,227
Posted By cricket_iscute

Cathy, looking again at the third and fourth...

Cathy, looking again at the third and fourth pictures on this page, why couldn't you make a U with the walls of the room for the machines you will use the most, and that is your sewing area? Just...
05-10-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,227
Posted By cricket_iscute

It may be more of a "mess" right now than you...

It may be more of a "mess" right now than you would like, Cathy, but it's the most interesting "mess" I've seen in a long time! The shelves at the end of the long arm are a wonderful idea. If you...
05-08-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 27,334
Posted By cricket_iscute

Love it! What a handy table. I would be...

Love it! What a handy table. I would be interested in buying a table or the pattern from you. What is the height from the floor?
04-29-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,047
Posted By cricket_iscute

This is an interesting discussion. I've noticed...

This is an interesting discussion. I've noticed that humidity affects thread. When thread is too dry, I mist it with water and leave it in a plastic bag overnight, problem solved. Or I put it in...
04-28-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,564
Posted By cricket_iscute

I agree that a regular zig zag machine is...

I agree that a regular zig zag machine is preferable to the zig zag foot.

Rodney, I'm glad you have such a good attitude. That is so important. And I'm glad you are feeling better. Keep up...
04-26-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,509
Posted By cricket_iscute

A Singer Model 15 is a good piecing and quilting...

A Singer Model 15 is a good piecing and quilting machine. I'd go back and get it if it were me.
Forum: Main
04-17-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,192
Posted By cricket_iscute

I was thinking maybe purple and another color. ...

I was thinking maybe purple and another color. Pink? Scrappy purples and pinks. Or maybe purples and yellow? Purples and greens? Any suggestions?

How big are the HST? Having a GO to cut...
04-15-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By cricket_iscute

The author, Diana Gabaldon, says this is the...

The author, Diana Gabaldon, says this is the story of a marriage, a deep, close marriage of 50 years or so. Sex, she says, is part of the marriage.

I have read all the books, really loved them,...
04-14-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,972
Posted By cricket_iscute

What needle are you using, does it match your...

What needle are you using, does it match your thread weight and fabric weight, and did you try changing it?
04-13-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By cricket_iscute

Oh no! I didn't see this until 4/14/15. Darn it!

Oh no! I didn't see this until 4/14/15. Darn it!
04-13-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,594
Posted By cricket_iscute

I'm on my second reading of Voyager by Diana...

I'm on my second reading of Voyager by Diana Gabaldon. This is book three of an eight-part series, and several have been on the NY Times bestseller list in first place. They have won other awards,...
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