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Forum: Main
08-22-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,111
Posted By qbquilts

About what size will the quilt be finished? Can...

About what size will the quilt be finished? Can you translate into an average number of shirts? Like say a 20 shirt quilt (in a 4 x 5 layout) is about 60" x 75" (assuming each block is 15" -...
08-16-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,296
Posted By qbquilts

The box specifically said "301" on it and is...

The box specifically said "301" on it and is identical to the box I have for my 301. The feet all seem to fit the 301 instead of the FW - I tried :-).
08-15-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,296
Posted By qbquilts

Meet Louise

Introducing Louise! She is a 221-1, born in early 1951 (serial # was reserved in January, next batch was reserved in May) at Singer's Elizabethport factory in Elizabeth, NJ. She came with a case...
08-14-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,296
Posted By qbquilts

I'll take one tonight. I didn't get to use...

I'll take one tonight. I didn't get to use Louise last night as I had to finish hemming something for a friend and needed my blind hem stitch. I'm so looking forward to using her!
08-14-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By qbquilts

Congrats! I just became a member yesterday too. ...

Congrats! I just became a member yesterday too. I got mine off Craigslist and it wasn't free - a good deal, but not free :-).

As far as manuals go, you can download Singer Manuals for any of...
08-13-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,296
Posted By qbquilts

Score! I tested it out and it sewed. I'm naming...

Score! I tested it out and it sewed. I'm naming it Louise - my maternal Grandma, Dorothy Louise. My 301 is named Dorothy after her as well. I'm so happy to join the Featherweight club :-).
Forum: Main
08-13-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By qbquilts

Here's I do the math: for a 8 x 10 layout...

Here's I do the math:

for a 8 x 10 layout with sashing going around the outside
9 vertical sashing strips per row X 10 rows = 90 vertical sashing strips
11 horizontal rows of sashing (includes...
08-13-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,296
Posted By qbquilts

Cool Happy Me - looking at a Featherweight after work

I'm super excited. I found a Featherweight on my local craigslist and have made an appointment to look at it after work :-). Fingers crossed that it works! I've been wanting one for years. I've...
Forum: Main
08-09-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,487
Posted By qbquilts

I made a denim/flannel one a few years ago for a...

I made a denim/flannel one a few years ago for a pre-teen. I did not use any type of batting - just the two layers of fabric. I did sew the "X" on each set of squares. I kept the denim to one side...
08-09-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,652
Posted By qbquilts

I've used a similar board at quilt retreats. ...

I've used a similar board at quilt retreats. Instead of being bolted to the ironing board, the bottom had some sort of lip so that when the big board was on the ironing board, it did not slide...
Forum: Main
08-08-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,095
Posted By qbquilts

Check your seam allowance. You should be using a...

Check your seam allowance. You should be using a 1/4" seam allowance. If you measure your 9-patch blocks, it should be 9 1/2" x 9 1/2". If it is bigger, you are not using enough of a seam...
Forum: Main
08-08-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,216
Posted By qbquilts

Nice find! I'm at thrift stores all the time...

Nice find! I'm at thrift stores all the time looking for my nephews. I usually never make it past boys clothes, shoes, and toys.
08-08-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,132
Posted By qbquilts

Very nice. I've been working on organizing my...

Very nice. I've been working on organizing my sewing room a few weeks now. I've got the main fabric storage area organized but I've still got several totes (8 - 9?) to go through. Sadly, my method...
08-08-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,222
Posted By qbquilts

Thanks for the link to the instructions. I...

Thanks for the link to the instructions. I really want to make one. Right now I'm using a vinyl/flannel backed table cloth pinned to the wall. But it would be really nice to have a portable design...
Forum: Pictures
09-16-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,907
Posted By qbquilts

Love the solid brown borders and love the pieced...

Love the solid brown borders and love the pieced back :-) Great job!
08-22-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,224
Posted By qbquilts

These are too funny. When my three year-old...

These are too funny.

When my three year-old nephew gets mad at me, he tells, "I'm not your aunt anymore."
07-28-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By qbquilts

Kids sleepwear is supposed to be made of material...

Kids sleepwear is supposed to be made of material treated with a chemical to make it safer for kids in event of a fire. That way, if there is a fire, they have a better opportunity of surviving and...
07-05-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,899
Posted By qbquilts

You're welcome. Glad I could help. :-).

You're welcome. Glad I could help. :-).
07-05-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,899
Posted By qbquilts

You can make anything into a PDF with some free...

You can make anything into a PDF with some free software. At home I use PDF Creator. You start to print like you normally would, but select pdf creator as the printer instead of your regular...
06-27-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,785
Posted By qbquilts

I don't go to one, but several families from my...

I don't go to one, but several families from my church have recently started going to see a specific chiropractor. I just googled the office name and it is popping up as associated with the...
06-24-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5,607
Views: 283,927
Posted By qbquilts

http://lexington.craigslist.org/art/3096762352.htm...

http://lexington.craigslist.org/art/3096762352.html
Forum: Main
06-20-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,670
Posted By qbquilts

sounds like fun! I'm actually able to sew this...

sounds like fun! I'm actually able to sew this weekend, so I'll look forward to getting in on this on Sunday :-).
Forum: Main
06-19-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,543
Posted By qbquilts

if she has a surge protector, plug it in to itself

if she has a surge protector, plug it in to itself
Forum: Main
06-19-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,045
Posted By qbquilts

I'm assuming you used a credit card for these...

I'm assuming you used a credit card for these purchases. If you remember when you last ordered, you should be able to check the statement for the company name. Good luck!
06-19-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5,607
Views: 283,927
Posted By qbquilts

ANTIQUE 1864 SINGER SEWING MACHINE - $1500...

ANTIQUE 1864 SINGER SEWING MACHINE - $1500 (NICHOLASVILLE)

ANTIQUE 1864 SINGER SEWING MACHINE
IN EXCELLENT SHAPE FOR ITS AGE. ONLY PROBLEM IS ITS MISSING ONE DRAWER HANDLE
HAS NOT BEEN TESTED TO...
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