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Forum: Main
04-20-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,385
Posted By themadpatter

You're right, that is exactly the one, thanks

You're right, that is exactly the one, thanks
Forum: Main
04-19-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,714
Posted By themadpatter

Or even just a dark green binding to "frame"...

Or even just a dark green binding to "frame" it.
Forum: Main
04-19-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,385
Posted By themadpatter

What is this pattern?

It's on the tip of my tongue, but my brain wants to know, lol.
Forum: Main
04-19-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,699
Posted By themadpatter

Gorgeous YoYo Quilt on Shopgoodwill

Here's the listing: https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/119740924
I think it is the prettiest YoYo Quilt I've ever seen, and I thought you should see it, too, lol.
04-07-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 72,738
Posted By themadpatter

Janey, can I ask Dorothy about the cat cone? It...

Janey, can I ask Dorothy about the cat cone? It looks like the cone points the opposite way from most cones. Is that true?
03-23-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By themadpatter

It was in pretty good shape when I got it,...

It was in pretty good shape when I got it, really. The belt it came with was loose, so I ordered a tune-up kit from FWs dot com and replaced it with one from them. Replaced the foot pedal with one...
03-22-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By themadpatter

How do I know if my FW is slow or normal?

It's waaaayyyyy slower than my 401A or my Necchi SNU. The video was too big to put on here, and I figured out how to post it to instagram before I figured out how to shrink it, so here's ...
03-11-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,359
Posted By themadpatter

Oh, and I decided to buy a new wiring from the...

Oh, and I decided to buy a new wiring from the Featherweight shop, but then I got it including the pedal on Amazon instead. I got a tune-up kit for this one and my 301, because they were both on...
03-11-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,359
Posted By themadpatter

That is a great idea!! Then I can imagine her...

That is a great idea!! Then I can imagine her with a cool candy-apple red paint job, too!!
03-11-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,359
Posted By themadpatter

They seem to be available at auction for between...

They seem to be available at auction for between $300 and $400 including shipping and all that. I'm still waiting to find on at a garage sale for $20. lol. Same on Craigslist here in Sacramento.
03-09-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,359
Posted By themadpatter

It came today!!!!!!!!! It's so danged cute,...

It came today!!!!!!!!! It's so danged cute, everyone who's seen it was charmed. So. Tiny. Eeeek!

The foot to plug to wall wiring is totally crumbling, and I am replacing it now. The wiring inside...
02-27-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,574
Posted By themadpatter

Well, dear friend, here is my thread from when I...

Well, dear friend, here is my thread from when I was exactly where you are!! https://www.quiltingboard.com/vintage-antique-machine-enthusiasts-f22/seized-401-possibly-bad-motor-t293179.html It seems...
02-27-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,359
Posted By themadpatter

OMG, I've gone crazy. I just bought a FW!

For $341.17 on Shopgoodwill. I was sure someone would outbid me. Well, yippee, lol. I hope they pack it well so it doesn't get crushed on the way from Connecticut to California. From C to shining C,...
02-23-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By themadpatter

Did you find a needle clamp yet??

Did you find a needle clamp yet??
02-14-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By themadpatter

Yeah, there are very few people here who would...

Yeah, there are very few people here who would pass on a 401 for $50. I use one for my main machine, and it's great for piecing. I use a leader and chain piece, especially triangles, because it saves...
02-14-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By themadpatter

Hahaha, I could tell that was your first post...

Hahaha, I could tell that was your first post before I looked to confirm it. Is it worth anything? It's worth keeping and using would probably be answer #1, followed by lots of hilarity led by people...
02-14-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By themadpatter

Also, check under the needle plate and around the...

Also, check under the needle plate and around the bobbin case. There was a TON of really old, old fluff under mine. And something as little as one thread can be the thing that jams a machine.
02-14-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,031
Posted By themadpatter

Mine was unlocked, and I accidentally locked it...

Mine was unlocked, and I accidentally locked it up while cleaning the finish. I dripped high test isopropyl alcohol in the little oil holes on top next to the spool holder. It went from turning...
02-14-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By themadpatter

Custom Paints Jobs- Let's Discuss

Sooo. I'm thinking of getting a custom paint job on one of my machines, and if I can get it going, getting a collaboration going with a car painter (automotive finish technician??) so I can leave the...
02-14-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By themadpatter

Have you replaced decals? Would you change them?

Was it hard? Was it worth it? Anything you learned?

And What Do All Of You Think About Putting Fancier Decals On Your Machine??? Like, I'm thinking of re-doing the decals on my 99, but the 99...
Forum: Pictures
12-07-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,078
Posted By themadpatter

Well, Darren, it's been about a year since you...

Well, Darren, it's been about a year since you started this thread. Were you able to get the Sharpie out, and what did you use??? Inquiring minds, and hapless quilters want to know!! Emmaline is sure...
12-07-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By themadpatter

At this point, may I just say, Well, Duh! I have...

At this point, may I just say, Well, Duh! I have a 401a, which is the machine I use the most, and somehow the lack of a carbuncle motor on the back and the no beltedness of it had completely escaped...
12-06-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By themadpatter

Are potted motors limited to 15's ?

I like the idea of direct drive, but I need more versatility than a 15 offers.
12-06-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,656
Posted By themadpatter

Janey, have you tried putting one of your...

Janey, have you tried putting one of your Needlebar links into the Wayback machine? (The internet archives.)
11-30-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By themadpatter

Thanks, Janey! I completely forgot about the...

Thanks, Janey! I completely forgot about the Sensor Sew/ Logica doppelgangers when I read about a Kenmore made by Necchi. Thanks for all the resources. you're the best!
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