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02-13-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,398
Posted By Tippysmom

Worth it?

There is a used Bernina 930 Record for sale on CL for $600. Photos are good, machine looks great, well taken care of. Includes everything! Original manuals, hard case, numerous feet in original...
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12-05-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By Tippysmom

Eureka! I see it now! Just can’t understand why...

Eureka! I see it now! Just can’t understand why it didn’t make sense to me before. You wonderful ladies just cleared the air (and my brain) and now I know I can do this!!

Thank you all for the...
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12-05-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By Tippysmom

Math is my nemesis. :(

Please help me with a math problem, if you can.

I have 60” of fabric to cut for a border. I had made a cutting mistake earlier and that’s what is left.

The instructions indicate that the...
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11-20-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,262
Posted By Tippysmom

If the “scant 1/4” seam is used so much, why...

If the “scant 1/4” seam is used so much, why don’t sewing machine manufacturers offer a scant 1/4“ foot??
problem solved!
Forum: Main
10-30-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,787
Posted By Tippysmom

I did have all my supplies, my machine is a...

I did have all my supplies, my machine is a travel machine, so no problem there. I just get really nervous and have to ask lots of questions after everyone else is sewing away. I don’t want to stop...
Forum: Main
10-30-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,787
Posted By Tippysmom

Class problems

For some reason, unknown to me I do not perform well in quilting classes. I sort of ‘freeze’ when beginning a project and I’m always the last one to get anything done.
Yes, I’m usually the least...
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09-28-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,845
Posted By Tippysmom

Only a block? I have lost a whole row! We were...

Only a block? I have lost a whole row! We were traveling to Denver a couple of weeks ago and before we left I straightened up my sewing room. Guess I was too zealous.☹️ Back to the search today.
05-01-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Tippysmom

Yes, Watson, it is. I just can’t figure it out.

Yes, Watson, it is. I just can’t figure it out.
Forum: Main
05-01-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,880
Posted By Tippysmom

Yes, whatever has been done incorrectly, I can...

Yes, whatever has been done incorrectly, I can sympathize with you because I’ve done it!! I made several boo-boos on a Christmas quilt top (holes) and I just appliquéd over them. I’ve become much...
05-01-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Tippysmom

Question about tension

My 221 sews a great stitch and I have no problems with it other than the tension feels really tight to me. It’s difficult to pull the thread behind the needle and I can’t figure out why. It’s set...
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04-27-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,498
Posted By Tippysmom

Thumbs up I did it! Just stitched very close to the...

I did it! Just stitched very close to the original stitching and it came out fine!! Great tip to know in the future. Thank you, everyone!!❤️
Forum: Main
04-19-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,498
Posted By Tippysmom

Hmm, this sounds like a great idea. I think I...

Hmm, this sounds like a great idea. I think I will try it and see if it looks okay. Thank you all for the wonderful tips!
Forum: Main
04-13-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,498
Posted By Tippysmom

Stitching over sounds better to me. I’ll just...

Stitching over sounds better to me. I’ll just make the ‘branch’ darker and a bit thicker.

Alcohol and Grandma’s Secret Spot Remover didn’t work, either.��
Forum: Main
04-13-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,498
Posted By Tippysmom

Stupid mistake

If it isn’t one thing, it’s another. I was going to do some appliqué on a quilt for someone special. I used a supposedly washable felt pen to freehand the ‘branch’ for the flowers in a similar...
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12-08-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tippysmom

osewme, I think you have the best idea since I...

osewme, I think you have the best idea since I have leftover fabric. To other posters: no, I didn’t use a serger or get the fabric caught in feed dogs. I do have leftover fabric so I’ll try your...
Forum: Main
12-08-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tippysmom

604953604953This is it.

604953604953This is it.
Forum: Main
12-08-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tippysmom

I have a pic, but it failed to upload! Can’t...

I have a pic, but it failed to upload! Can’t figure it out.
Forum: Main
12-07-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tippysmom

Unhappy Fabric ripped

I sewed the binding in a Christmas quilt I made and turned it to the back to hand sew it on. I sewed the first corner and sewed across the row only to find that the corner fabric had ripped cleanly...
Forum: Main
10-29-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,771
Posted By Tippysmom

Yes, several people have told me numerous times...

Yes, several people have told me numerous times not to beat myself up over various situations. I tried to calm down, had a glass of wine, and then searched for snowflakes online. Found hundreds! So...
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10-28-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,771
Posted By Tippysmom

Wow, such a great response to a once thought...

Wow, such a great response to a once thought impossible problem! I am so grateful to all of you.
At this moment I believe either the ideas from Up North and Rhonda K will resolve my dilemma. So,...
Forum: Main
10-27-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,992
Posted By Tippysmom

I had that exact same problem at my first...

I had that exact same problem at my first retreat. Table too high, chair too low. I came home with an aching back and legs for days. Could hardly get out of the car.
Next retreat I had a Sew EZ...
Forum: Main
10-27-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,771
Posted By Tippysmom

Stupid, stupid, stupid!

Now I did it. Made a Christmas top with log cabin blocks and a big Santa appliqué. The appliqué was done with a blanket stitch (big mistake) and when it was done I saw that the appliqué was not...
10-14-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By Tippysmom

Help with flag

Hi all,

I promised a neughbor i would try to try to mend a tattered nylon flag for him.

It’s a state flag, 5X3 and all nylon. Problem is, the bottom is tattered from whipping winds and part...
Forum: Main
09-26-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,626
Posted By Tippysmom

Yes, I know schnibbles! My Oma from Germany used...

Yes, I know schnibbles! My Oma from Germany used it for any small bit of anything; snips of fabric, crumbs, little pieces of string, that kind of thing. My husband was baffled when I said it the...
Forum: Main
06-17-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,780
Posted By Tippysmom

EUREKA!! it WAS the walking foot! Of...

EUREKA!!

it WAS the walking foot! Of course, the only thing I didn’t check. Looked at it this morning and the piece that grips in the front was below the little bar. Why did I not look there? ...
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