Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Monroe
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Forum: Main
06-14-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,158
Posted By Monroe

good luck! I love vintage machines- esp the all...

good luck! I love vintage machines- esp the all metal Brothers and Kenmores. They just don't make them like they used to!
Forum: Main
11-25-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,298
Posted By Monroe

I Know I typed needle Blunting!

I Know I typed needle Blunting!
Forum: Main
11-25-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,298
Posted By Monroe

I know the issues are tension adjustments, thread...

I know the issues are tension adjustments, thread brands and composition, speed, thread lubrication, and needles. I will only use Schmetz needles on industrial Consew machines at work because the...
Forum: Main
11-25-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,164
Posted By Monroe

I use Schmetz needles at work in twin needle...

I use Schmetz needles at work in twin needle Consew industrial machines. They are extremely durable. A vendor stuck me with Groz-Beckett needles and the were terrible. I was going through 2 or more a...
Forum: Main
06-04-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,620
Posted By Monroe

Good tips! Here are a few from me. Use good...

Good tips! Here are a few from me.

Use good thread! Old thread can be fragile and bleed.
Clean the bobbin area often.
Don't forget to oil/grease your machine regularly- esp the vintage/antique...
03-22-2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By Monroe

Bobbin backwards?

Bobbin backwards?
02-04-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,316
Posted By Monroe

Before adjusting the motor up or down- check to...

Before adjusting the motor up or down- check to see the belt is seated properly on the motor pulley and there's no thread wrapped around the pulley. I was cleaning up a white 221 I'd purchased that...
Forum: Main
01-22-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,949
Posted By Monroe

My Guild hasn't had much of an issue so far. ...

My Guild hasn't had much of an issue so far. Some members bring their grandchildren on meeting nights to show projects they are working on, and there is lots of encouragement shown. The youngest...
Forum: Main
01-01-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,788
Posted By Monroe

I use a small rolling suitcase with swivel...

I use a small rolling suitcase with swivel wheels. It hold my Featherweight, fabrics, and my threads/tools/accessories in snap lock containers. I can add my purse or a tote on top if necessary. ...
10-14-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,897
Posted By Monroe

The laser light reflects beautifully off shiny...

The laser light reflects beautifully off shiny metal sewing machines but shouldn't be a problem on wood. I do worry about the laser lights wielded by children and folks using them to entertain pets.
10-11-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,897
Posted By Monroe

Good advice! I did a lot of sewing one weekend...

Good advice! I did a lot of sewing one weekend on my shiny black featherweight and the reflected glare from the light really bothered me. Certainly don't need a laser light!
10-11-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By Monroe

The top just pops off. Lift it at the front like...

The top just pops off. Lift it at the front like opening a jewelry box then pull it up and off. Lots of oiling points. If necessary the right end can also be taken off. There are probably 2 small...
Forum: Main
10-01-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,366
Posted By Monroe

I have the 6000i= Thanks for the information!!!!!!

I have the 6000i= Thanks for the information!!!!!!
09-25-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,646
Posted By Monroe

Keep your eye out for a used Sailrite machine.

Keep your eye out for a used Sailrite machine.
08-26-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By Monroe

I was very excited- thought this was in Berlin,...

I was very excited- thought this was in Berlin, NY- about 45 minutes from me. New Berlin is about 2 1/2 hours- still reasonable! Thanks for posting this!
08-22-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By Monroe

Bonnie Hunter's Quiltville blog had a few photos...

Bonnie Hunter's Quiltville blog had a few photos of decoupaged cases folks brought to her classes. She had a short video of someone demonstrating the process. I have a shabby case and am debating...
07-10-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,241
Posted By Monroe

What model number was it? I have a few that...

What model number was it? I have a few that co-workers have dropped off - all have broken gears but the motors or other parts might be useable.
04-22-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By Monroe

I have 2 of the Wings decal machines waiting for...

I have 2 of the Wings decal machines waiting for me to clean them up. It is extremely hard to find one
with the decals in good shape- Congratulations! I don't think either of mine came with a...
04-16-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,719
Posted By Monroe

Depends on which model you have, but Kenmore...

Depends on which model you have, but Kenmore parts are still fairly plentiful. The bobbin case might be easy to find, so if you can post the model # and perhaps a photo of the machine and bobbin...
Forum: Main
04-08-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,928
Posted By Monroe

I think others have given you the likely culprit-...

I think others have given you the likely culprit- to be sure the machine is taken off the bobbin winding mode. Second possibility is a belt is slipping that needs to be replaced. The older Kenmores...
04-08-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,147
Posted By Monroe

The Butterfly is likely a Singer...

The Butterfly is likely a Singer replica/nostalgia reproduction made in China or Taiwan. There is more information in the Antique and Vintage section of the Board and on the net.
04-08-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,147
Posted By Monroe

I've read of prices over $600 for one that has...

I've read of prices over $600 for one that has been painted a single color, more for flames, lace, or other detail work. There is skill involved in the preparation and reassembly, but it's quite a...
04-08-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,135
Posted By Monroe

How wonderful for you!!!!!!! I was Very excited...

How wonderful for you!!!!!!! I was Very excited when i found a FW folding table and the 2 legged extension table- can't imagine how you feel.
04-04-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,484
Posted By Monroe

Looks a bit like some of the old Brother machines.

Looks a bit like some of the old Brother machines.
03-08-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Iso
Views: 1,149
Posted By Monroe

Or a paper clip?

Or a paper clip?
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.