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09-11-2019, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Daylesewblessed

The FW penguin is for a short shank machine. ...

The FW penguin is for a short shank machine. However, what is unique about them over a generic short shank walking foot is that they are for the narrow feed-dogs that are rather unique to the FW. ...
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08-06-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,915
Posted By Daylesewblessed

For years I have been doing charity quilts on my...

For years I have been doing charity quilts on my own or with other groups. One Sunday a shy friend at church said she needed a group to be involved with at church. I told her I was wanting to start...
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06-03-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,660
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Would you give the buyer the award money or other...

Would you give the buyer the award money or other prize that may have come with the ribbons? I think not, so keep the ribbons also.
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05-23-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,147
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Excessive bleeding is a turn-off for me. I weigh...

Excessive bleeding is a turn-off for me. I weigh the cost of water and sometimes Retayne and occasionally decide to discard the fabric instead of trying to stop the bleed.
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05-20-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By Daylesewblessed

I also do not use batting with quilts that have a...

I also do not use batting with quilts that have a fleece backing. I do a fold-over binding with the fleece and zigzag it down. The raw edge does not ravel, so it makes an easy, quick binding.
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04-16-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,216
Posted By Daylesewblessed

I pre-wash everything, one yard or less in the...

I pre-wash everything, one yard or less in the sink, soaking in Dawn if necessary. If necessary, I use Retayne to set the dye, which happens quite often. One the rare occasion that Retayne doesn't...
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02-02-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,967
Posted By Daylesewblessed

It appears to me that in your picture of the...

It appears to me that in your picture of the holes your machine makes on paper that the holes are not round, but are more like hyphens positioned horizontally instead of vertically. If that is the...
01-11-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,928
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Thanks to all of you. My friend has seen the...

Thanks to all of you. My friend has seen the machine in person, and the light has been remounted. There were other problems though, and she is still considering it.
01-06-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,928
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Singer 223

My friend has a 201, which she likes, but she is looking for a second machine and needs the zigzag feature. She is looking at this Craigslist ad:...
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01-01-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,511
Posted By Daylesewblessed

I like themadpatter's idea of inviting people to...

I like themadpatter's idea of inviting people to choose a quilt from your supply if they would like one. It is better than guessing who might like which one.
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12-31-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,584
Posted By Daylesewblessed

I have never used a cutting machine of any kind,...

I have never used a cutting machine of any kind, but I have seen and sewn fabric that was cut on them. The problem was mostly with the grain being off, which was probably operator error.

This...
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12-25-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,970
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Nativetexan, There are crossword puzzle...

Nativetexan,

There are crossword puzzle making websites where you submit all of the words you want, and they come back with a crossword puzzle. (I think teachers use those sometimes.) We started...
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12-25-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,970
Posted By Daylesewblessed

I think you have to ask who buys quilts and why. ...

I think you have to ask who buys quilts and why. It is not for the practicality of getting a nice "blanket" to keep them warm. It is rarely because people appreciate the skill and talent involved...
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12-25-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,891
Posted By Daylesewblessed

I occasionally use fleece as a combination...

I occasionally use fleece as a combination batting and backing.
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12-21-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,144
Posted By Daylesewblessed

I save most scraps and have places/people to give...

I save most scraps and have places/people to give them to if I don't need them myself.
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12-15-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,347
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Working with my church sewing group, we use...

Working with my church sewing group, we use crochet thread on the Lutheran World Relief quilts. I have brought a small pair of pliers to use to pull the needle through on occasion. Then a lady in...
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12-14-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,718
Posted By Daylesewblessed

This is a fun thread! I think I will keep my...

This is a fun thread! I think I will keep my early marriage era washer (late 1970's), basic Maytag. There is a little rust on the lid, and I think it should spin a little stronger. However, I just...
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12-12-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,192
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Thanks for posting. I just now printed the...

Thanks for posting. I just now printed the pattern and think I would like to try it in 30's reproduction fabric.
Forum: Pictures
12-12-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,023
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Congratulations! What a great idea for a contest!

Congratulations! What a great idea for a contest!
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12-07-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,318
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Are you talking about the binding? Was your...

Are you talking about the binding? Was your binding cut on the bias or on the straight grain? Is the split right at the point of the corner. I cannot picture this. Are your corners mitered? If...
12-07-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,849
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Wow! I am impressed! I can't imagine trying to...

Wow! I am impressed! I can't imagine trying to make those arms. Yours looks great! And the whole doll is cute!
Forum: Pictures
12-04-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,275
Posted By Daylesewblessed

That is quite a sophisticated Sudoku quilt! The...

That is quite a sophisticated Sudoku quilt! The patterns I have seen have had solid colored squares and were very simple in comparison to yours.
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12-04-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,413
Posted By Daylesewblessed

It is not only vintage homes that can have...

It is not only vintage homes that can have electrical problems. Our house is less than 15 years old. Twice during night time thunderstorms my husband's electric coffee grinder (which was plugged...
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12-03-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,421
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Our guild did a group "row by row" project this...

Our guild did a group "row by row" project this past year, and the results were fantastic. The leaders provided several fat quarters of the same material for each "topic quilt". We had patriotic,...
Forum: Pictures
12-03-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,682
Posted By Daylesewblessed

Wow! You do precise work! Enjoy the piece during...

Wow! You do precise work! Enjoy the piece during Advent.
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