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Forum: Recipes
03-07-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,909
Posted By Appin

As someone who has worked in catering for years,...

As someone who has worked in catering for years, running my own restaurant, and having to complete hygiene certificates galore, all these foods can be re-heated, but the main thing, particularly with...
Forum: Recipes
02-21-2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By Appin

Don't try to replace your regular flour with...

Don't try to replace your regular flour with almond, it rarely works. This is my favourite using almond flour, works every time. Almond orange cake.
A moist, citrus-scented cake that is entirely...
01-29-2021, 02:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Appin

Hi KT, another Scot here, Fort William. THis is...

Hi KT, another Scot here, Fort William.
THis is a really friendly bunch here, and although I've sewn all my life, I still am learning lots from here.
Enjoy it.
Janice
Forum: Main
01-20-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By Appin

Check your other rulers. You could just lay the...

Check your other rulers. You could just lay the quarter inch line of most rulers, corner to corner on your block,and cut with the ruler as normal. The special ruler just makes it easier to line up...
Forum: Main
01-07-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,451
Posted By Appin

If you google vintage crazy quilts you will get...

If you google vintage crazy quilts you will get some ideas. Many UK vintage quilts, victorian era, were velverts and satins, crazy patches and heavily embroidered. Colours are so rich with these...
12-17-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By Appin

Hi Nikki, welome from Fort William, Scotland ...

Hi Nikki, welome from Fort William, Scotland
Enjoy your great sewing/crafting space. It will keep evolving. Just enjoy the process.
But sit at a mahine and start to sew. I can lose myself easily...
06-19-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By Appin

First off, looks like the wrong bobbin. My 201...

First off, looks like the wrong bobbin. My 201 bobbin is slightly rounded on both sides.
Also check your needle is in the correct way. I had mine in wrong one day and it wouldn't pick up. easy tip,...
06-15-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By Appin

I hope the buyer enjoys her machine. Personally,...

I hope the buyer enjoys her machine. Personally, I got my featherweight for 100, in Scotland, (well, DH finds them and buys them for me), and that's the most we have paid for a vintage singer, and I...
Forum: Main
06-07-2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,805
Posted By Appin

Firstly, sorry about your Mum, Been there with...

Firstly, sorry about your Mum, Been there with Mum and recently, Mum in Law. It's hard.
But congratulations on your long arm. I keep thinking I would like one, but can't really see it happening....
06-07-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Appin

Do you have Vanish laundry poweder? Make it in to...

Do you have Vanish laundry poweder? Make it in to a paste and rub it on to the stain. Then wash.
I managed to get a cherry juice stain out of a beige shirt with that.
Forum: Recipes
06-03-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Appin

In Scotland, Haggis pizza.

In Scotland, Haggis pizza.
05-11-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Appin

Jones became Brother. Look on their website. I...

Jones became Brother. Look on their website.
I had a jones many years ago.
If you can find a number on your machine it will help us find more info for you.
Forum: Main
04-28-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By Appin

Oh, yes!! Glad to see I'm not the only one.

Oh, yes!! Glad to see I'm not the only one.
04-04-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Appin

Hi, and welcome. Really great quilt. Yes, we...

Hi, and welcome. Really great quilt.
Yes, we are outnumbered by our American quitling friends, but there are still quite a lot of us in the UK. Where are you based? I'm in Fort William, Scotland....
Forum: Main
02-21-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,371
Posted By Appin

Dina Pappas wrote a couple of books on this. She...

Dina Pappas wrote a couple of books on this. She uses a gridded fusible facing which makes it easier. I made several blocks for the quilt, but as this quite a few years ago, my accuracy was not very...
02-21-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Appin

Yes, I checked this website ...

Yes, I checked this website
http://ismacs.net/singer_sewing_machine_company/serial-numbers/singer-ae-series-serial-numbers.html
1935, and a 15
Made in Elizabethport.
02-15-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Appin

click on thread tools at top of post, then click...

click on thread tools at top of post, then click on subscribe.
Forum: Main
11-13-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,760
Posted By Appin

Hi, I'll bet we all had wrinkles and puckers on...

Hi, I'll bet we all had wrinkles and puckers on the back of our early quilts. I know my first ones have. They are still loved and used.
You don't need a new machine. I only sew on vintage singer...
Forum: Main
08-23-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,789
Posted By Appin

Looks like you would need one of these for each...

Looks like you would need one of these for each size of strip.
I have the stripology and love it. half inch increments, so I can cut strips of various sizes, quickly and evenly.
Forum: Main
07-24-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,636
Posted By Appin

The back of my first quilts look just the same....

The back of my first quilts look just the same. Didn't know about walking feet, or indeed about much at that time. Quilts are still in use, and still loved. Your next one will be better.
Forum: Main
07-22-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,411
Posted By Appin

I'm in Scotland, and live on the West coast.

I'm in Scotland, and live on the West coast.
Forum: Pictures
05-10-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,908
Posted By Appin

Thanks for this, I've been scrolling up and down,...

Thanks for this, I've been scrolling up and down, just so I don't miss any detail.
Forum: Main
05-09-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,739
Posted By Appin

Thanks, it's a perfect quilt label. I'll use...

Thanks, it's a perfect quilt label.
I'll use this.
Janice
05-07-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,947
Posted By Appin

BBC Programme The Singer Story

Don't know if any can watch BBC programmes in other countries, but tomorrow (Wed 8th) the BBC is showing a 1 hour long programme,The Singer Story, Made in Clydebank.
At one time the Clydebank...
04-27-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,048
Posted By Appin

My grandmothers both had, and used, "quilts"...

My grandmothers both had, and used, "quilts" which were wool blankets covered with large patches of a variety of cottons, some floral, some striped. Not pretty patchwork patterns, but a way of...
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