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Forum: Pictures
02-26-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,737
Posted By BarbaraSue

I like the way you used the fabric to make the...

I like the way you used the fabric to make the chevrons. Very pretty and intricate. Makes the blocks look very detailed and like they took forever to make. Very nice work.

As for the border, if...
02-26-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By BarbaraSue

Looks like a keeper whatever she is! Beautiful...

Looks like a keeper whatever she is! Beautiful machine! Good times ahead! :sew:
02-10-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,007
Posted By BarbaraSue

I'm sorry to be repeating what may have been...

I'm sorry to be repeating what may have been discussed earlier. This season of the show just recently started for me. I was just surprised that the sewing machine was not only being used, but was...
02-10-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,957
Posted By BarbaraSue

very nice machine and cabinet! happy sewing! ...

very nice machine and cabinet! happy sewing! :sew:
02-09-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,007
Posted By BarbaraSue

Sewing machine on Downton Abbey.

I try to look at it every time it has been on the show. So far I know it is a Singer with a potted motor, and to me it looks like a 3/4 machine. A 99k perhaps?

Anyone know which it is? I'm...
Forum: Pictures
02-03-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,554
Posted By BarbaraSue

I started this quilt in a class at a retreat. We...

I started this quilt in a class at a retreat. We were given the pattern there. The instructions said to cut the number of each fabric and the sizes. Then you laid it out for 1/4 of the quilt at a...
Forum: Pictures
02-03-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,554
Posted By BarbaraSue

If I could've sewn the border all in one treck,...

If I could've sewn the border all in one treck, it would have taken me at least 3days piecing, then one good day sewing together into border pieces. But when I miss cut a strip of the background...
Forum: Pictures
02-02-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,554
Posted By BarbaraSue

Thank you for all the good reviews. I am quite...

Thank you for all the good reviews. I am quite proud of how it came out. The corners of the border are my design. There wasn't one to go with it, but a different corner block that went with the...
02-02-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,662
Posted By BarbaraSue

beautiful cabinet and machine, and a very nice...

beautiful cabinet and machine, and a very nice story. congrats!:)
02-02-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By BarbaraSue

what is sticking out of his head? hard to sew...

what is sticking out of his head? hard to sew I'd think with something like that sticking out of your ....lol!;)
Forum: Main
02-02-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,866
Posted By BarbaraSue

I guess I'm out of the loop on this one. we...

I guess I'm out of the loop on this one. we CAN'T complain or whine or vent our frustrations with quilting! Isn't this a quilting board? a communication place for quilters?
But we can BRAG til...
Forum: Pictures
02-02-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,554
Posted By BarbaraSue

my latest project finally pieced

started this in 2010 at a retreat. had the star portion done at the retreat. wanted a border. took time to find one, then with miscutting, lost fabric as I went. had to improvise. frustration set in...
Forum: Main
01-30-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,446
Posted By BarbaraSue

I have a "helper" with me in my sewing room, my...

I have a "helper" with me in my sewing room, my cat. He thinks he's helping my organization by knocking small items on the floor. He likes to see them fall. So, I try to keep a box, or a drawer for...
09-26-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,879
Posted By BarbaraSue

congrats on your finds! pretty machines. Love my...

congrats on your finds! pretty machines. Love my 15-91. Machine addiction is my family's word for it. Oh well, everyone has at least one vice in life.
09-26-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,849
Posted By BarbaraSue

wow three of them! congrats! enjoy your new...

wow three of them! congrats! enjoy your new finds. I agree it will be hard to decide which one to sell, especially if you name them!
09-26-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,724
Posted By BarbaraSue

And I've been bragging about my $10 find of a Red...

And I've been bragging about my $10 find of a Red Eye. Her wires are disastrous though.
Great find, and a beautiful machine. Congrats!
08-07-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,468
Posted By BarbaraSue

I'm with tenngal. I'd rather be "vintage" than...

I'm with tenngal. I'd rather be "vintage" than antique myself. LOL

Well, antique or vintage, I love the older Singers; 66 Red Eye treadle and electric, 15-88 treadle, 15-91, 66-16 electric, 301,...
08-07-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,337
Posted By BarbaraSue

I too have been told I am inflicted with an...

I too have been told I am inflicted with an illness because I have a "collection" of sewing machines. To each his own. At least our machines can do something, the "collection" of Teddy Bears, or...
08-07-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,319
Posted By BarbaraSue

So sorry to hear about your troubles, Joe. Sounds...

So sorry to hear about your troubles, Joe. Sounds like the new DR is encouraging about his treatment plan. As a nurse, do what you can as you can and no more. too much work of those hurt muscles will...
06-29-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,397
Posted By BarbaraSue

cute pics of the kitties. Mine likes to try to...

cute pics of the kitties. Mine likes to try to catch the needle when I'm sewing on the 301. He doesn't seem to with the others, but he gives others funny looks when they beep and make noise.
I love...
06-29-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,182
Posted By BarbaraSue

You'll love the 15-91. It sews very well, and FMQ...

You'll love the 15-91. It sews very well, and FMQ too.
06-29-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,029
Posted By BarbaraSue

That is one beautiful machine. I like the Fawkes...

That is one beautiful machine. I like the Fawkes name for it. I think it fits.
06-07-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,723
Posted By BarbaraSue

I'll agree with many here--- need isn't the right...

I'll agree with many here--- need isn't the right word. Want/desire is. I finally found my Feather Weight and I do love how it sews. I took it to a workshop right off, and the 8 lbs. is a plus. It...
Forum: Main
06-06-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,013
Posted By BarbaraSue

I agree. I do think it is more about the lasting...

I agree. I do think it is more about the lasting ability of the older than 60's models that really make them desirable. I loved my Kenmore I bought in 1972 as it was my first machine for ME. While...
Forum: Main
06-06-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,557
Posted By BarbaraSue

Exactly what I was thinking. Never liked the...

Exactly what I was thinking. Never liked the teacher to "hover" over my work in school, still don't.
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