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05-31-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By MaryTG

There may be a pattern somewhere, as I was...

There may be a pattern somewhere, as I was inspired by a few pictures on Pinterest. I just made mine from all the same sized pieces, which in my case I cut at 2.0x3.0 inches for a finished size of...
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05-29-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,607
Posted By MaryTG

The seahorse quilt is a paid pattern ...

The seahorse quilt is a paid pattern http:/summercrafter.bigcartel.com/product/watercolor-sea-horses.

I really enjoy making fabric out of crumbs—I like having lots of space around the crumbs...
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05-29-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,607
Posted By MaryTG

Iím somewhat in the middle when it comes to...

Iím somewhat in the middle when it comes to scraps. I thought I had a lot, but nowhere near what I hear some of you have. I have made many (as in at least 5) 100x100 string quilts and given all but...
11-20-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By MaryTG

Free Singer cabinet and stool Southern California

I've got a worn but totally functional blond wood Singer cabinet that my 201-2 came in and its matching stool up for grabs if anyone wants it. Here it is in my garage -the painter's tape is just to...
10-25-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By MaryTG

While I like my 223, I would not call it light...

While I like my 223, I would not call it light weight. It is closer to the weight of my 201-2 than it is to the weight of my aluminum 301A. It has a large balance wheel, and eventually I plan to...
10-25-2015, 09:04 AM
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Views: 538,198
Posted By MaryTG

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/clt/52734003...

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/clt/5273400341.html

This W&W machine has been listed a long time for $695. Today, I see it has a major price change to $275. Some one realized that rare...
10-15-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,652
Posted By MaryTG

The middle could be an L bobbin (my Juki uses...

The middle could be an L bobbin (my Juki uses these) or a 66 bobbin, which is slightly different. They are not interchangeable in spite of being very similar. Is there a difference from top to...
10-15-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,976
Posted By MaryTG

I got a knee lever with my 15-90 I got from CL. ...

I got a knee lever with my 15-90 I got from CL. However, the seller had no idea it was there (machine had been her mother's) amd therefor there was no mention in the ad. In fact, in the several...
10-08-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,041
Posted By MaryTG

Well, I've had a couple of people interested it...

Well, I've had a couple of people interested it taking it, and the first one who can pick it up tonight is geting it.
10-08-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,041
Posted By MaryTG

Singer 15NL to a good home

I bought a nostalgia Singer 15 NL on a whim a couple of months ago and decided I did not want to keep it. I had it on CL for several weeks at $35 and did not get a single nibble. I am offering it...
10-08-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,098
Posted By MaryTG

An easy way to find that out is to take the foot...

An easy way to find that out is to take the foot pedal from the machine that sews well and try it on the one that is not working well. If that is the problem, new power cord/foot pedal combinations...
10-03-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,190
Posted By MaryTG

I've replaced a standard screw in bulb with an...

I've replaced a standard screw in bulb with an LED one--just make sure that you measure the diameter of the threaded part, as there are two sizes of threaded sewing LED bulbs. All of my vintage...
10-03-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,851
Posted By MaryTG

Singer 223 or 237 are some simple zig zag all...

Singer 223 or 237 are some simple zig zag all metal models that are good choices and pretty inexpensive to find.
10-03-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,851
Posted By MaryTG

It kind of looks to me as if the plastic/nylon...

It kind of looks to me as if the plastic/nylon parts are located anyplace that on a metal machine you would oil. This must be one of the machines that does not provide oiling locations or...
10-03-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,851
Posted By MaryTG

Found this by googling (text in Japanese) ...

Found this by googling (text in Japanese)
http://blog-imgs-44.fc2.com/m/i/s/misintec/__IGP2835.jpg
09-30-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,880
Views: 538,198
Posted By MaryTG

Maybe I'm mixing things up, but it appears to me...

Maybe I'm mixing things up, but it appears to me that there is a hand crank on the Singer and no motor, so I don't know what cord could be missing. It looks like a 28 or 128 since it has a vibrating...
09-29-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,470
Posted By MaryTG

I was beginning to think I was a crazy person for...

I was beginning to think I was a crazy person for failing to see what was so attractive about these machines. A friend of mine just a few minutes ago offered to give me the one she has (and has...
09-27-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,880
Views: 538,198
Posted By MaryTG

Uh, lovely picture, but where is the sewing...

Uh, lovely picture, but where is the sewing machine? http://www.ebay.com/itm/BEAUTIFUL-VINTAGE-EMDEKO-INDUSTRIAL-SEWING-MACHINE-JAPAN-TESTED-SERVICED-OILED-/390862708412?hash=item5b013b9ebc
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09-26-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By MaryTG

I wish you had not shown that :-) I love my Juki...

I wish you had not shown that :-) I love my Juki and I have been thinking of getting one clone to add to the herd, but I have decided that I will only buy units I can pick up myself (have to put up...
09-25-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4,880
Views: 538,198
Posted By MaryTG

Am I missing something here, or is this person...

Am I missing something here, or is this person trying to sell old plastic bobbins for 2-3 times the cost of the same bobbins new on Amazon or Ebay?...
09-19-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,320
Posted By MaryTG

Before I bought that thread, I did a bit of...

Before I bought that thread, I did a bit of reading and found several places that told me that the heaviest thread most non-industrial sewing machines can handle is the Tex 70 (a standard where I...
09-18-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,320
Posted By MaryTG

I am currently working on canvas slipcovers for...

I am currently working on canvas slipcovers for furniture using10 oz painter's dropcloths for the fabric. I am using 70W nylon upholstery thread and sewing on my 201-2. The only problem I have...
09-16-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4,880
Views: 538,198
Posted By MaryTG

And as bad as the $65K+ price was this note that...

And as bad as the $65K+ price was this note that added insult to injury:

If you would like this shipped you will be responsible for the cost to ship but I will be happy to help make the...
09-16-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,880
Views: 538,198
Posted By MaryTG

Here is a pretty coffin top at what I think is a...

Here is a pretty coffin top at what I think is a fantastic price of $100 (just for comparison)
http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/atq/5220052810.html...
09-14-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By MaryTG

Don't put oil in the motor GREASE tubes--use...

Don't put oil in the motor GREASE tubes--use Singer lubricant, which is easily found at places like Joann's.

Figure 2 in this link points out the location of the grease tubes in your FW...
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