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Forum: Main
12-08-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,946
Posted By w1613s

Vintage/Historic Quilt Top - Now What?

Writing this has been really hard.

A very, very close friend passed away several years ago, leaving me the entire contents of her sewing room to distribute according to her verbal instructions. ...
11-29-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,434
Posted By w1613s

Painters tape helps too.

Painters tape helps too.
Forum: Main
11-29-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,781
Posted By w1613s

Congratulations for having a new, improved sewing...

Congratulations for having a new, improved sewing space AND are working on more of sewing's joys - seeing what you've really got in your sewing space. AND can find it.

After the huge live oak...
11-23-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,447
Posted By w1613s

The Tree Did Not Win

Morning. Now that Thanksgiving 2018 is leftovers in the refridge, breathing space for Christmas 2018 exists. As I put away dishes and admired the leftovers in the refridge, it came to my attention...
Forum: Main
11-10-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,143
Posted By w1613s

Mary, thanks for explaining so clearly my...

Mary, thanks for explaining so clearly my attitude about the 'next new machine' purchase.

Only other thing I wish for is a really useful manual that is written to be used and has an index that is...
Forum: Main
11-10-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,916
Posted By w1613s

Meyert, I am not exactly sure why your niece...

Meyert, I am not exactly sure why your niece wants to avoid using the foot pedal but I am poking in anyway. Please forgive me if I intrude.

I have a suggestion. It will take fiddling and...
11-10-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,621
Posted By w1613s

My confession: if it can be hung close to my...

My confession: if it can be hung close to my hands on a wall or a similar area, it is; if it needs to be close to my hand but in a container, I find a container that can be attached to a...
11-05-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,368
Posted By w1613s

This is such a difficult concept for me that I am...

This is such a difficult concept for me that I am even having trouble writing this. When I begin a purge, the next thing that happens to me is a project pops up requiring what I'm trying to purge. ...
10-18-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,447
Posted By w1613s

I have multiple machines and seem to create bits...

I have multiple machines and seem to create bits and bits of thread, fabric, and other all over the place. My trick is to carefully wash the next used plastic container with plastic top (like for...
Forum: Main
10-18-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,657
Posted By w1613s

My opinion is that the best machine is the one...

My opinion is that the best machine is the one that does the job its user wants done and has the best, clearest maker manual use and care information as well as ongoing maker support. AND LASTLY BUT...
04-01-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,592
Posted By w1613s

Hard rock maple. Mine have lived with us for...

Hard rock maple. Mine have lived with us for just over 30 years. They are forgiving, beautiful, and indestructable. They get better with age. The care is simple. I use warm water and DAWN...
04-01-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By w1613s

Hooray!!! Pat

Hooray!!!

Pat
04-01-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By w1613s

Thanks for the responses, ladies. Now that we...

Thanks for the responses, ladies. Now that we are a little farther along, a little more clarification, please, if you would be so kind. Let's start with the invalid threads. Why does the Digest...
03-31-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By w1613s

So many technical problems on the Board lately

I have been seeing so many technical computer system problems on QB recently. Some of them have happened to me; I've asked for help in the appropriate way. No response. So many invalid threads...
03-28-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,979
Posted By w1613s

Now the big question at my house: How much total...

Now the big question at my house: How much total weight will the arm hold? I don't need it to the half ounce, but a ball park idea would be comforting.

This kind of idea is marvelous in my...
Forum: Pictures
03-26-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,158
Posted By w1613s

Query: what quilt as you go method did you use? ...

Query: what quilt as you go method did you use? I am working on my first D9P for a king sized bed and would like to quilt it on one of my domestic machines. The QAYG method quilts and instructions...
Forum: Main
03-25-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,543
Posted By w1613s

But another fascet of anyone's business is repeat...

But another fascet of anyone's business is repeat business and recomendations from established customers. Small business cannot afford to have one time only customers. Even if they are the only...
Forum: Main
03-25-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,378
Posted By w1613s

Huh? Where? Do I need to make an appointment...

Huh? Where? Do I need to make an appointment with the eye doctor?

Seriously, a really nifty quilt. The next comment is dereguerre for young adults down here: "No worries."

Applause from Pat
03-25-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,004
Posted By w1613s

If you could ....

DH is going to begin overseeing me reading QB. First the request was s hooks. Now you all have started me thinking about "updates" to my sewing center and, ultimately, to my sewing room. Good show...
Forum: Pictures
03-19-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,804
Posted By w1613s

Oh, I like it a lot. A great lot. What a joyful...

Oh, I like it a lot. A great lot. What a joyful quilt!

Thought. I am a texture and depth freak. Poofiness. How about emphasizing the "beads" by not quilting them unless absolutely necessary...
Forum: Main
03-19-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,328
Posted By w1613s

When I just want to sew I get out my "odd bits"...

When I just want to sew I get out my "odd bits" box and create manufactured fabric which segues into the manufactured fabric box. When I want to gift something or enter it somewhere, I get out the...
Forum: Main
03-18-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,467
Posted By w1613s

My beloved Elna Super 62c died a few years ago...

My beloved Elna Super 62c died a few years ago after 30+ years of constantly sewing everything I sewed and that was a great deal in every category you can think of including the top to my husband's...
03-17-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,161
Posted By w1613s

One vote for hard surface! I have one and have...

One vote for hard surface! I have one and have lived with it since 1975. No pins in bare feet (Florida). No threads, bits, etc. in cats' innards, no lost buttons, snaps, screws and etc., easy to...
Forum: Main
03-17-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,303
Posted By w1613s

I have been using DogHouseMom's suggestion for...

I have been using DogHouseMom's suggestion for more years than I'd like to confess. I started before I even thought about making quilts. I was solely a garment sewer but one who wasn't going to put...
03-15-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,743
Posted By w1613s

I have a combination of Griswold, Lodge, and what...

I have a combination of Griswold, Lodge, and what is very elderly, not enameled, Le Creueset. They are adored and much used. I am always looking for pieces I do not have. AND I do have an unnamed...
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