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08-07-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,350
Posted By Mrs Finch

You might consider upcycling an old curio cabinet...

You might consider upcycling an old curio cabinet or hutch, or a bookshelf with a curtain to keep out dust and light.
04-27-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,231
Posted By Mrs Finch

I just got one of these and I love it! I put on a...

I just got one of these and I love it! I put on a new motor and It does well sewing and also free motion quilting. Congrats!
Forum: Main
03-05-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,081
Posted By Mrs Finch

I use skirt hangers that have 2 clips. Fold the...

I use skirt hangers that have 2 clips. Fold the completed tops inside out, clip them and hang them in a closet until you get the backing ready.
Forum: Main
02-08-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,837
Posted By Mrs Finch

Yes both new and used. Janome, Pfaff different...

Yes both new and used. Janome, Pfaff different models. Vintage Singers. Always looking for my perfect machine!
Forum: Tutorials
02-05-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,301
Posted By Mrs Finch

Easy No Pattern Needed Scrappy Lap Quilt

Are you wandering around looking for an easy project? And do you have miscellaneous bits of fabric that donít seem to go together? It does not matter in this scrappy. If I can make 3 of these...
02-05-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By Mrs Finch

For prices in your area, you could look at...

For prices in your area, you could look at Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace. If you have attachments and the original instruction book, that would add to the value. Some people only want to make...
Forum: Main
02-01-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,568
Posted By Mrs Finch

Coasters, tote bags both in handles and the...

Coasters, tote bags both in handles and the sides/bottom.
02-01-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,345
Posted By Mrs Finch

Stop Motion problem

Expert advice is needed! The stop motion knob loosens as I sew and the feed stops moving. My machine sews along then starts whining and the motor seems fine, but the stop motion knob loosens and I...
02-19-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 32,794
Posted By Mrs Finch

608740 From the box of "neutral scraps" and a...

608740 From the box of "neutral scraps" and a piece of olive green I don't even remember where or when I got it...Blocks are 6 x 10 inches.
Forum: Main
06-18-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,113
Posted By Mrs Finch

My opinion is better to not turn menorahs into...

My opinion is better to not turn menorahs into crosses. You could think of it another way, such as would you use marijuana printed fabric?
Forum: Main
05-16-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,172
Posted By Mrs Finch

Candy bars are shrinking, and fabric too! But not...

Candy bars are shrinking, and fabric too! But not my waistline *tee hee*
Forum: Main
05-16-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By Mrs Finch

I have soaked fabrics overnight and that...

I have soaked fabrics overnight and that sometimes will stop the bleeding. Or use it for placemats, crocheted rugs etc.
04-15-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,879
Posted By Mrs Finch

I have some three-ring binders, organized roughly...

I have some three-ring binders, organized roughly by "easy", "strips and squares", "triangles and shapes" and "applique". Put the patterns in sheet protectors or just punch them with a three-hole...
Forum: Pictures
09-19-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,135
Posted By Mrs Finch

If you are thinking of making something similar,...

If you are thinking of making something similar, I cut the strips on the straight of grain like you cut most things. Looks like the strips vary from 3 to 5.5 inches in HEIGHT (before sewing). The...
Forum: Pictures
09-18-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,024
Posted By Mrs Finch

Purple Zebra Mix-Up

I couldn't follow the original pattern with a zillion paper-pieced geese so I threw some triangles into the black sashing strips.
Forum: Pictures
09-18-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,135
Posted By Mrs Finch

Scrappy Green Chevron

Scrappy with a scrappy binding --- it blends into the greenery. Vintage Vera sheet for backing, seemed new, of course it was washed before use. All from my hoard!
09-06-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,313
Posted By Mrs Finch

Just moved, finally organized my sewing room, am...

Just moved, finally organized my sewing room, am working on 3 quilts and now must get the sewing room ready for a visitor. We will go to a craft fair & I usually make us tote bags to take along. So...
Forum: Pictures
09-02-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,404
Posted By Mrs Finch

Walking The Dog

Made mostly on my vintage White machine. I only had to get some batting. It's hard to resist going shopping, but I shopped from my collection!
04-20-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 494,995
Posted By Mrs Finch

A mini-quilt for my soon-to-be new sewing space....

A mini-quilt for my soon-to-be new sewing space. Tiffany my White 1514 and Bertie my Singer 66 shared the work.
01-08-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 79,070
Posted By Mrs Finch

Making my own "pre-cuts" of strips and squares...

Making my own "pre-cuts" of strips and squares and that really tames the stash! Ugly fabric makes great binding. I am hoping to move and will gladly mail an envelope of usable scraps to the first 10...
12-04-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,843
Posted By Mrs Finch

Great rescue, it's a beauty!

Great rescue, it's a beauty!
12-04-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By Mrs Finch

Hoppin' Bobbin

Guess I left Bertie my Singer 66 alone too long. I have oiled him, adjusted all tensions, re-adjusted, changed the needle, and now he is throwing his bobbin. It lifts up as shown. Plus it seems the...
10-18-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 494,995
Posted By Mrs Finch

Bertie had to have his bobbin area cleaned and...

Bertie had to have his bobbin area cleaned and tension re-adjusted before we could get this done. I guess I left him alone too long. His Christmas bento box top is done. We threw some solid yellow in...
Forum: Pictures
08-21-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,368
Posted By Mrs Finch

I love having my own pre-cuts handy! I use the...

I love having my own pre-cuts handy! I use the photo-storage boxes for strips. Label the box and no worries. Great way to use sort-of ugly fabric.
Forum: Pictures
08-21-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,453
Posted By Mrs Finch

Thrift outlet score

Thank you, Fabric Fairies for my score - 20 yards of 100% cotton for only $5.70. Note the tiny doggies on top of the the right hand pile.
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