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Forum: Main
10-12-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,772
Posted By saf

I have just been watching Anita's Craftsy class...

I have just been watching Anita's Craftsy class for a second time. So many worthwhile techniques for relative beginners like me. One of my favourites, very enjoyable. I thoroughly recommend.
Forum: Main
09-07-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,502
Posted By saf

I'm afraid I don't know how to post a link but...

I'm afraid I don't know how to post a link but there is a video on Youtube by Becky Goldsmith entitled 'How to applique inner curves the piece o' cake way'. I found this very helpful. Hope it works...
Forum: Main
08-19-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,015
Posted By saf

martelli rotary cutters and blades advice please

Like many of us I have arthritis which is making cutting more painful than comfortable despite sharp blades. I have been thinking of changing from an Olfa to a Martelli cutter. I have also just been...
Forum: Main
04-14-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,688
Posted By saf

Thanks so much everyone for all your help and...

Thanks so much everyone for all your help and advice. After a lot of research I have asked my local dealer to get a machine in for me to test drive. I can't wait to try it out. Thanks also for...
Forum: Main
04-11-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,688
Posted By saf

advice on Pfaff Expression 4.2 please

Hi every one
I haven't been able to sew for some time but am now back to the machine. DH has very generously offered to buy me a new machine with a bigger throat space to save my sore shoulders and...
04-18-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By saf

Hello and welcome to another UK member. Everyone...

Hello and welcome to another UK member. Everyone here is very welcoming and I'm sure that you will get lots of support and help. I contacted the board when I first started quilting and have learned...
Forum: Pictures
04-13-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,812
Posted By saf

So inspirational. Thanks so much for sharing your...

So inspirational. Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful work. I suppose I had better get busy with sorting all my scraps which are just thrown in a drawn at the moment. Made the mistake of...
03-21-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By saf

Help! Advice needed on changing a handcranked machine to a treadle

Hi ladies
I have the opportunity to buy a 15k Singer machine. This will be my first vintage machine (1936). I know nothing about vintage machines but I am really attracted to this machine. It is in...
10-10-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By saf

I have just acquired a 99 also, complete with the...

I have just acquired a 99 also, complete with the 'little red bit of felt'. I phoned a friend who has several vintage machines and they assure me that this is meant to be there. So no worries. lol
Forum: Main
10-04-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,979
Posted By saf

I have an older (30 years old) Riccar machine...

I have an older (30 years old) Riccar machine which I used for piecing when my niece used my Janome. Like yours it has limited needle positions and I don't have a quarter inch foot that fits. I also...
Forum: Main
10-03-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,664
Posted By saf

I hate wasting fabric expecially since I am now...

I hate wasting fabric expecially since I am now on a limited income. When I am doing paper piecing I always print out an extra copy of the block. I cut this into the individual shapes and use these...
Forum: Main
09-24-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,655
Posted By saf

Cutting Edge Sharpening Edge Ruler by Sullivans

Rotary blades are quite expensive here in the UK and DH has offered to by me a sharpening edge ruler by Sulllivans. Has anyone used these rulers? I have several square rulers already and I think that...
07-09-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 792
Posted By saf

Hello and welcome from the UK

Hello and welcome from the UK
07-09-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 920
Posted By saf

Hello and welcome from Lincolnshire. I can say...

Hello and welcome from Lincolnshire. I can say from personal experience that the members here are not only very welcoming but extraordinarily kind and helpful to us newbies. I'm sure that will learn...
Forum: Main
06-20-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,003
Posted By saf

Sorry folks, I apologise if I am asking an...

Sorry folks, I apologise if I am asking an obvious question. I have only made a lap quilt before and as a newbie without a quilting group in my area, have relied on books for instructions. I am in...
Forum: Pictures
06-16-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,010
Posted By saf

Well done! You certainly deserve a pat on the...

Well done! You certainly deserve a pat on the back. Something to aspire to. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Pictures
06-04-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 42,399
Posted By saf

What a beautiful quilt. Thanks for sharing

What a beautiful quilt. Thanks for sharing
06-04-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By saf

Hello and welcome from the UK

Hello and welcome from the UK
06-04-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By saf

Hello and welcome from the UK! I still consider...

Hello and welcome from the UK! I still consider myself a newbie and I can say that the best help and advice I have had has been from the QB members. I'm sure that you will find the same and that you...
05-31-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,007
Posted By saf

Hello and welcome from the UK! I took up quilting...

Hello and welcome from the UK! I took up quilting when I retired and started with a jelly roll that I was given as a present. My grandmother quilted all her life and I used to help her wash and iron...
Forum: Main
05-29-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,572
Posted By saf

Hello and welcome from the UK!

Hello and welcome from the UK!
Forum: Pictures
05-29-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,445
Posted By saf

What lovely warm colours. So welcoming. Thanks...

What lovely warm colours. So welcoming. Thanks for sharing
Forum: Main
05-29-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,673
Posted By saf

I tried auriful for the first time last week just...

I tried auriful for the first time last week just because I happened to be shopping and needed some thread and they didn't carry my usual. I can't believe what a difference to my machine piecing. I...
05-29-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By saf

Hello and welcome back. It's been hot here in the...

Hello and welcome back. It's been hot here in the UK too but they have predicted 15 degrees cooler tomorrow with thunderstorms.
05-27-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 28
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Views: 1,129
Posted By saf

Hello and welcome from the UK

Hello and welcome from the UK
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