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08-09-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By mpeters1200

Cotton batting then too, I take it? Writing down...

Cotton batting then too, I take it? Writing down everyone's tips. I'm thinking Christmas presents and then I can write out instructions like I do for quilts to keep them safe.
Forum: Main
08-09-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By mpeters1200

You all rock! And you found the tutorial too! ...

You all rock! And you found the tutorial too! That's why I love this place and the members here!
Forum: Main
08-08-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By mpeters1200

Quilted Bowl Holders?

So my brain isn't working and I can't for the life of me think what those little holders are called. They are quilted squares you can put a bowl in to put them in the microwave. Does anyone know...
05-08-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,191
Posted By mpeters1200

Looking for free purse pattern/tute EASY PEASY for this newbie

I've been quilting 10 years now and that's all I've ever made. I branched out this Christmas and made a set of hot pads and oven mitts. They turned out pretty neat.

I am looking for an extremely...
05-05-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By mpeters1200

Thank you. I'll send it to her. I've been...

Thank you. I'll send it to her. I've been telling her to join the quilting board for a while. We have mutual friends that are members. Once I have a chance to gush over the awesome people that...
05-04-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By mpeters1200

THanks. I hope she likes it with the treadle...

THanks. I hope she likes it with the treadle information in it. The one that popped up has a lot more models in it than just the 66. I can dive into it more for her for next weekend. :)

Thank...
05-04-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By mpeters1200

PDF user manual assistance needed. Singer 66

So my sister in law was just given her great grandmother's treadle. Thanks to all the help I received here for both my 66 and my 221, I knew this was the first place to direct her. She may not be...
12-20-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,959
Posted By mpeters1200

I appreciate the advice ladies. I only hesitated...

I appreciate the advice ladies. I only hesitated on the brother as one of those cheap walmart brother's was my first machine and I outgrew it quickly. Good thing I only want it for small things. I...
12-20-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,959
Posted By mpeters1200

New Machine Advice

I should preface this by saying that I am a Vintage Sewing Machine owner. I have 3. I have a newly restored featherweight that I piece on, a Model 66-16 I quilt on and do anything that involves a...
Forum: Pictures
12-10-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,239
Posted By mpeters1200

I really love this. The feathers are perfect for...

I really love this. The feathers are perfect for the negative space. I think it accents the piecing well. Now that I know this is mostly HST, it's certainly something I could make. It really is...
Forum: Main
12-10-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,788
Posted By mpeters1200

Nice! I have already sent my hubby a picture. ...

Nice! I have already sent my hubby a picture. That looks great!
12-06-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,575
Posted By mpeters1200

Thanks to the advice from this board, I use...

Thanks to the advice from this board, I use tri-flow. I oil with tri-flow and I'm using the rest of my machine oil that I have on hand, that isn't tri-flow, to get her shine really nice. I can see...
12-06-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By mpeters1200

Thanks! Fortunately, the machine game with an...

Thanks! Fortunately, the machine game with an owner's manual in 3 languages even! A friend of mine owns a 1036 and has been very happy with her. I only picked her up to have a machine capable of...
12-05-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By mpeters1200

Guess what fell into my trunk and followed me home???

A Singer 1425. I don't know a thing about her yet. Came with pedal, 2 boxes of attachments, ton of bobbins that are still in there original packaging and the owners manual.

I found a machine on...
12-05-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,575
Posted By mpeters1200

So I realized I haven't posted anything in a...

So I realized I haven't posted anything in a while. SHAME ON ME....can you guess what I've been doing? Sewing on the FW!!! She is 100% restored and fully functional. Thanks to all the articles...
Forum: Main
12-04-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,946
Posted By mpeters1200

I have made this quilt several times and have...

I have made this quilt several times and have enjoyed each one I made. The only exception to that was when my focus fabric repeat didn't give me the same jungle animals every time, so I fussy cut 40...
Forum: Main
12-03-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,678
Posted By mpeters1200

So many great patterns for me to pin! WOWZA!

So many great patterns for me to pin! WOWZA!
Forum: Main
11-18-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,712
Posted By mpeters1200

I have always planned a trip to the laundromat to...

I have always planned a trip to the laundromat to avoid that very problem! I had to take the area around the feed dogs out and clean it out thoroughly at every bobbin change. Appliance vaccuum...
Forum: Main
11-18-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,712
Posted By mpeters1200

Finished the quilt this weekend. That sucker has...

Finished the quilt this weekend. That sucker has got to be the heaviest throw I've ever made. It has to be a good 50 pounds. Thankfully, I have a lovely, large vintage Singer that was able to work...
Forum: Main
11-15-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,712
Posted By mpeters1200

The flannel was sliding all over the place, so...

The flannel was sliding all over the place, so I've had that on the bottom. Once I start stitching the squares together maybe it'll be different. I do need to pickup more thread. I know about the...
Forum: Main
11-15-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,712
Posted By mpeters1200

Rag Quilt Issues Lint buildup

I have always wanted to make a rag quilt and have had NOTHING but problems with this one. I found this pattern and I had a lot of denim material from a deceased friend and I was looking for...
11-10-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By mpeters1200

I couldn't find Pellon Decor Bond, but the nice...

I couldn't find Pellon Decor Bond, but the nice lady at Joann's showed me some fusible stuff by pellon that's very thick and she said would work the same. My bags going to be really pretty! I hope...
Forum: Main
11-07-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,345
Posted By mpeters1200

I have almost made one. I made it part of the...

I have almost made one. I made it part of the way through a Debbie Coffrey mystery. I was still a beginner and didn't realize all those individually cut HST were going to be geese and square in a...
11-07-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By mpeters1200

I read the teeny tiny print at the bottom and it...

I read the teeny tiny print at the bottom and it is Decor Bond or heavy weight and it's on sale at JoAnn's this weekend too!
Forum: Pictures
11-06-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,338
Posted By mpeters1200

I found a couple on pinterest. Then there's some...

I found a couple on pinterest. Then there's some cute ideas on allpeoplequilt.com. I know I want to make a placemat sized mats so she can use them as hot pads. Maybe make some orphaned blocks on...
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