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Forum: Main
10-18-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By Kelsie

I would be very interested to hear about the...

I would be very interested to hear about the difference in the fabric you find. Please let us know once you return home. Thanks.
09-24-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By Kelsie

I thank you for your input and the good news is...

I thank you for your input and the good news is that the hand wheel is now turning freely. I am not quite there yet as my thread is breaking when I tried to stitch. i just started taking things...
09-22-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By Kelsie

Hi Peckish: I am laughing as I had to go and...

Hi Peckish: I am laughing as I had to go and check even though the belt is external. It is fine but thanks for the thought.
09-22-2022, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By Kelsie

Help, something broke

I was sewing merrily along on my FW when there was a bang. The lady beside me asked if I had broken a needle. No. I was able to still sew but the wheel is very tight and hard to turn when the take...
06-15-2022, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By Kelsie

I agree. Even getting things shipped to Canada...

I agree. Even getting things shipped to Canada has been timely. I watch a lot of their videos and have learned so much. I have helped create a new guild and a couple of members have just bought...
04-07-2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,652
Posted By Kelsie

At a quilt retreat 3 years ago we had a workshop...

At a quilt retreat 3 years ago we had a workshop to make a pouch from a placemat. As we now live in the boonies and I have lots of fabric, I made my placemat. But I had to put the binding on three...
03-15-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,652
Posted By Kelsie

Sewbizgirl: I envy you your 301, I have been...

Sewbizgirl: I envy you your 301, I have been looking for one for about 3 years. Unfortunately there doesn’t seem to be any in my neighbourhood. I have not seen one at any price but I am still...
03-15-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,652
Posted By Kelsie

Donna: I think the other attraction with FWs and...

Donna: I think the other attraction with FWs and other vintage machines is that you can maintain them yourself. I know of some modern machines that spend more time in the repair shop than they do...
03-15-2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By Kelsie

That wood is gorgeous, nice job.

That wood is gorgeous, nice job.
Forum: Main
03-14-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 17,019
Posted By Kelsie

Karen Brown of Just Get It Done Quilts has a...

Karen Brown of Just Get It Done Quilts has a video on the cost of precuts over the cost of yardage. The worst one is mini charm packs at 425% over yardage. Jelly rolls are not that bad - she says...
Forum: Main
03-14-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,767
Posted By Kelsie

Ah but think how much worse it could be. We were...

Ah but think how much worse it could be. We were told our muffler will take 5 or 6 months to get here. As ours is still under warranty , they patched it but now our patch has fallen off. An hours...
01-03-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,957
Posted By Kelsie

I have just finished a 17” wall hanging that I...

I have just finished a 17” wall hanging that I did on my FW. I did stitch in the ditch for the main body which came out lovely but my free motion vine in the border was not very good but I am just a...
10-18-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By Kelsie

Thanks for the replies, I decided against it -...

Thanks for the replies, I decided against it - partly the space issue and also the price. Cheers.
10-17-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By Kelsie

Cabinet for 301 Singer

I missed a Singer 301 - I was third on the list and the seller now wants me to buy the cabinet ($50.00) that they left. It is very simple and basic looking with 4 drawers down the right side, wooden...
03-13-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By Kelsie

They are ivory manicure tools. I have my...

They are ivory manicure tools. I have my grandmothers. The pointy end cleans under the nail, the round end is used to push up your cuticle and the file to file your nails. You are lucky to have...
Forum: Main
03-13-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By Kelsie

I have two stories to tell. The first is in Home...

I have two stories to tell. The first is in Home Ec in high school. This must have been the third year as I made a blouse and jumper (a low cut dress that needed the blouse underneath). The jumper...
Forum: Main
02-14-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,274
Posted By Kelsie

Well I got a good laugh from this. I went to the...

Well I got a good laugh from this. I went to the string and story link that you provided and scrolled down just a smidge and read the warning that apparently HollyAnne not only wrote the pattern for...
Forum: Main
01-27-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,051
Posted By Kelsie

I am in a similar predicament. I can’t seem to...

I am in a similar predicament. I can’t seem to get to the sewing machine. The project for our bed is the one that I feel I should be working on but it has developed problems. I told myself the...
Forum: Main
01-25-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,507
Posted By Kelsie

My machine in the RV. When I made the apron I...

My machine in the RV. When I made the apron I measured for my large shears and reinforced the corner so they would not poke through. The left side holds my magnifying glasses and the middle section...
Forum: Main
01-03-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,246
Posted By Kelsie

I use a three ring binder. In the front is a list...

I use a three ring binder. In the front is a list of all the projects that I would like to do. Then I put in coloured tabs for each project, Some I have gathered the fabric for, some are a long way...
Forum: Main
01-02-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,132
Posted By Kelsie

I am also aware of how colour can affect what you...

I am also aware of how colour can affect what you see. After the floor is done I will change the dark turquoise walls to a light yellow or a dark cream. I am thinking then that with the right...
Forum: Pictures
12-27-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,799
Posted By Kelsie

I am so glad you chose the black, it is...

I am so glad you chose the black, it is wonderful. Thank you for sharing your masterpiece with us,
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12-26-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,788
Posted By Kelsie

That was fun. I haven’t done a puzzle for a long...

That was fun. I haven’t done a puzzle for a long time. I didn’t break any records probably took me 1/2 an hour . Should have done it on the computer rather than the iPad - the screen is too small...
Forum: Main
12-25-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,062
Posted By Kelsie

What a treasure you have found. You are right. ...

What a treasure you have found. You are right. I can see both thirties and forties. Of course there could be a bit of other things as well. Sometimes scraps were collected for a long time before...
12-19-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By Kelsie

Sensation: You are a woman after my own heart. ...

Sensation: You are a woman after my own heart. My machines are all even older - a FW and a 1967 Stylemate. So what I did was photocopy my originals and use the copies. That way I don’t damage it,...
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