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12-04-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By purplefiend

About 10 years ago I bought a new marked throat...

About 10 years ago I bought a new marked throat plate for my1936 201k-4, it worked okay; however the markings were about 1/8" off.
Sharon in Texas
11-27-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,297
Views: 808,364
Posted By purplefiend

Daselby, You have some gorgeous machines!!! ...

Daselby,
You have some gorgeous machines!!!
Sharon in Texas
09-08-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By purplefiend

Suprisingly about the same as a class 66 bobbin....

Suprisingly about the same as a class 66 bobbin. I have two long bobbin Singers:1903 28k and1940 127.
08-13-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By purplefiend

AlvaStitcher, Make sure that your needle is in...

AlvaStitcher,
Make sure that your needle is in the machine with the flat to the right and threaded from left to right. A 15x1 needle is the correct size for the White Rotary. When I got my White...
08-13-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,093
Posted By purplefiend

I saw a National Two Spool treadle at the local...

I saw a National Two Spool treadle at the local Salvation Army thrift store about 5 years ago, it was priced at $150 and missing the spool can. The machine and cabinet were in fair condition.
Sharon...
05-12-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 109,144
Posted By purplefiend

It's either a rust spot or more likely a thread...

It's either a rust spot or more likely a thread caught behind the hook.
Forum: Main
09-06-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,550
Posted By purplefiend

I cut my pieces as I go, cutting each one a...

I cut my pieces as I go, cutting each one a little larger than I need, trimming to the right size after I sew each round.
I have found that with that many pieces, inaccuracy is a given. I have made...
Forum: Main
09-06-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,777
Posted By purplefiend

according to my father, its not a real quilt...

according to my father, its not a real quilt unless its all done by hand. Quilts don't belong on walls...
Forum: Main
09-04-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,917
Posted By purplefiend

I like kids prints too, they are fun to use in my...

I like kids prints too, they are fun to use in my quilts. I like how bright the colors are.
Sharon
Forum: Pictures
08-29-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,102
Posted By purplefiend

Did you know that Jinny Beyer makes her quilts...

Did you know that Jinny Beyer makes her quilts entirely by hand?
08-27-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,817
Posted By purplefiend

Worship music on the radio.

Worship music on the radio.
Forum: Main
08-21-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,725
Posted By purplefiend

I like the 3D bow tie block. ...

I like the 3D bow tie block. http://www.generations-quilt-patterns.com/3d-bow-tie-quilt-block.html
Sharon
Forum: Main
08-21-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,005
Posted By purplefiend

I like the Disappearing 9 patch. Its very easy,...

I like the Disappearing 9 patch. Its very easy, you sew your 9 patch blocks and then cut them in half horizontally and vertically, then arrange them. I'm quilting one now, here's a picture of it....
Forum: Main
08-21-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
Posted By purplefiend

Cindyb, The John Flynn frame is a pain to use,...

Cindyb,
The John Flynn frame is a pain to use, too much juggling. My friend had one and she tried to convince me that I needed to buy it from her. She didn't like it.

I quilt my own quilts with...
Forum: Main
08-21-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,704
Posted By purplefiend

Quiltingnewf, I like your solution what to do...

Quiltingnewf,
I like your solution what to do with your fabrics.
If you want to make 3D bow tie blocks, all of your squares need to be the same size. Do a Google search for 3D bow tie quilt block...
08-19-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,475
Posted By purplefiend

Bryan B, Oh my your machine has had a hard...

Bryan B,
Oh my your machine has had a hard life. I'm surprised that it still sews.
Sharon W.
08-17-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By purplefiend

I have a Pfaff 60 treadle, its a joy to sew with....

I have a Pfaff 60 treadle, its a joy to sew with. It just breaks my heart to see my machine's sister in such poor condition.
Sharon
08-17-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By purplefiend

Remember the huge ceramic animals they had for...

Remember the huge ceramic animals they had for prizes on Wheel of Fortune?
08-17-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,106
Posted By purplefiend

At one time we had a mama cat and her 7...

At one time we had a mama cat and her 7 kittens...they all lived in our bedroom. Shortly after I became allergic to cats. :( Now we have 4 dogs, only 1 of the four doesn't give me allergy issues....
08-17-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By purplefiend

bearisgray, I have radio that plays CDs,...

bearisgray,
I have radio that plays CDs, however the CD player died just 1 day after the warranty period was up. So I have a radio now. grrrrr:mad:
Sharon in Texas
Forum: Main
08-13-2017, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By purplefiend

I use the #20 foot, the foot you mention is too...

I use the #20 foot, the foot you mention is too new for my 1031.
Sharon in Texas
Forum: Main
08-13-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,543
Posted By purplefiend

I have 3 back up machines. The wait time for...

I have 3 back up machines. The wait time for service at my Pfaff,Brother & Viking dealer is 6-8 weeks. The last time my Pfaff went to the hospital, I was in the middle of quilting a baby quilt. I...
Forum: Recipes
08-10-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,953
Posted By purplefiend

My kids complain that my kitchen has no food,...

My kids complain that my kitchen has no food, only ingredients that have "some assembly required" to make a meal.
I cook mostly from scratch due to allergies, therefore not many premade foods.
08-10-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,111
Posted By purplefiend

You forgot the 201K-4 which is a hand crank. I...

You forgot the 201K-4 which is a hand crank. I have one that I prefer to use as a treadle.
Sharon in Texas
08-10-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,920
Posted By purplefiend

[QUOTE=Endora;7881856]Marge954, got me hooked on...

[QUOTE=Endora;7881856]Marge954, got me hooked on this one! Thanks, Marge! :)

Have you ever sewed before using an old-fashioned treadle sewing machine? I do frequently, I have 3.

You still have...
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