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05-19-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By nlpakk

Thanks Tartan, I forgot to take a picture of it...

Thanks Tartan, I forgot to take a picture of it today but will do that tomorrow.
Nancy
05-18-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By nlpakk

Question In search of

Hi, In years past I think there was a section of Quilt Board called "in search of" for people that were looking for something in particular, such as fabrics. I used this one time when I ran out of...
04-07-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,923
Posted By nlpakk

Thanks Cari, Hubby did oil the plunger but he...

Thanks Cari, Hubby did oil the plunger but he will check it again. It is actually doing better, maybe it's also a matter of using it?
Nancy
03-31-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,923
Posted By nlpakk

I still haven't tried really sewing with it but...

I still haven't tried really sewing with it but it does straight stitching fine but the zig zag is not good according to hubby who has been working on it. I haven't seen what it looks like yet, been...
03-31-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,923
Posted By nlpakk

Yes the 301's are great, I have two, both the...

Yes the 301's are great, I have two, both the chocolate color. I wasn't planning on buying two. The first one was 45.00 at our local re-use store and the second one came from a yard sale for 20.00....
03-24-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,923
Posted By nlpakk

Singer slant omatics

Thanks bkay- It turned out not to be a lubrication problem. Someone had monkeyed with some screws up on top trying to adjust it. Hubby figured it out and it now runs although we haven't had a chance...
03-19-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,923
Posted By nlpakk

I would love to know the answer to the FMQ...

I would love to know the answer to the FMQ question too. I just bought a 403A, not sure if it is different than the 403, for $20.00. It needed a foot pedal which hasn't come yet plus we discovered...
04-11-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,541
Posted By nlpakk

Me neither, our local reuse store wants ebay...

Me neither, our local reuse store wants ebay prices for their machine, no wonder they are still there. But I did buy a 301 for 45.00 and I was happy with that.
Forum: Main
09-30-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,512
Posted By nlpakk

Last time I bought a new machine was in Dec. of...

Last time I bought a new machine was in Dec. of 1979 and it was a Pfaff 1209 which I still use and it has never broken down other than the needle threader which hubby installed a new one for me. I'm...
Forum: Main
09-30-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,512
Posted By nlpakk

That sounds like a great idea to make booklet of...

That sounds like a great idea to make booklet of all the stitches!
04-24-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,089
Posted By nlpakk

Yahoo has a vintage Pfaff forum with lots of...

Yahoo has a vintage Pfaff forum with lots of information regarding repairs. Check it out! You do have to join and be approved but that's not difficult.
11-02-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By nlpakk

NapaJohn, I have a Pfaff 1209 and it has lasted...

NapaJohn, I have a Pfaff 1209 and it has lasted over 30 years, with no problems except for the needle threader so they can and do last a long time. I call it my workhorse!
Forum: Pictures
11-02-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 87,680
Posted By nlpakk

Oh wow, that is gorgeous! You did a great job!

Oh wow, that is gorgeous! You did a great job!
10-26-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,223
Posted By nlpakk

That looks just like my 1951 201 and I love it! ...

That looks just like my 1951 201 and I love it! Works great, had to bargain later on for the cover for it but in total I have 70.00. I found it on Craigs list although there are not many like that...
Forum: Main
10-26-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,763
Posted By nlpakk

I watched someone on u tube do that too but was...

I watched someone on u tube do that too but was wondering if you could do it with a large quilt such as queen or king. Seems like a great idea, will try it next time I do a smaller one to just get...
Forum: Main
10-26-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,763
Posted By nlpakk

That's basically what I do too. I belong to a...

That's basically what I do too. I belong to a quilt group that meets at the church and we put together 3-4 tables and lay it out that way starting with taping the backing to the tables if you can. I...
10-23-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,639
Posted By nlpakk

We have to keep our land line as we do not have...

We have to keep our land line as we do not have cell phone reception unless we hike up the hill behind our place. One year we took an old chair up there and called it our "phone booth"
Forum: Main
10-21-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,832
Posted By nlpakk

Lynnie, Are you saying that you use two layers of...

Lynnie, Are you saying that you use two layers of cotton batting plus two layers of insulbrite? Thanks!
Forum: Main
10-20-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,189
Posted By nlpakk

My avatar is of the t-shirt quilt I made and they...

My avatar is of the t-shirt quilt I made and they were not all the same size which made it more difficult. I'm not sure if you can see it well enough or not or if it can be enlarged. I used a knit...
Forum: Main
10-18-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,470
Posted By nlpakk

I had also been trying for a long time and it was...

I had also been trying for a long time and it was a little better when I got my Pfaff 2034 but I still wasn't happy with my results. This spring I bought a Pfaff Expression 2.0 (from Ebay) and wow...
10-11-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,291
Posted By nlpakk

I am a Pfaff fan too, you can't beat the older...

I am a Pfaff fan too, you can't beat the older ones for sure. My first one was a 1209 bought in late 70's and still runs perfectly, never a problem except had to replace the needle threader. My...
10-04-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,473
Posted By nlpakk

I had a Touch n Sew 626 from the 60's and loved...

I had a Touch n Sew 626 from the 60's and loved it and sewed all my clothes for many, many years with it. In fact I just gave it away because a friend needed a machine for her daughter. We did have...
Forum: Main
09-13-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,192
Posted By nlpakk

I go to a retreat twice a year at a Baptist...

I go to a retreat twice a year at a Baptist Church camp in central NYS. We sew in the lodge, two people to a table usually but the tables are big enough to accommodate them. There are also raised...
Forum: Main
09-10-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,700
Posted By nlpakk

dunster, I can't seem to find any quilts on this...

dunster, I can't seem to find any quilts on this site. How do I search for it? The only search box I saw was for ads.
08-26-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,934
Posted By nlpakk

I had a 626 Touch n Sew and used it for years and...

I had a 626 Touch n Sew and used it for years and years. Hubby replaced the gears and it was not a big job and not expensive. The hardest part was convincing Singer to order the gears for us. This...
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