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01-26-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,198
Posted By stillclock

singer 401 questions

hi-

i have been trying to get a better sense of what my expectations should be for using older machines.

i currently have a singer 401 that until recently was working okay...it was somewhat...
Forum: Pictures
01-26-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,932
Posted By stillclock

amazing. it is so incredibly well wrought, and...

amazing. it is so incredibly well wrought, and the shape of your tree is just gorgeous. wow!

aileen
12-18-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By stillclock

timing

hi!

what causes the timing to go out?

more generally-

how often should i expect to have to tune up a singer 401?

is there a point in an older mechanical sewing machine's life where it...
Forum: Pictures
10-13-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,998
Posted By stillclock

Woah. I LOVE William Morris and that quilt is...

Woah. I LOVE William Morris and that quilt is absolutely gorgeous. What a wonderful masterpiece indeed!

aileen
Forum: Pictures
10-08-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By stillclock

Astounding work. What a treat to see it! ...

Astounding work. What a treat to see it!

thanks for sharing it!

aileen
Forum: Pictures
10-08-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,460
Posted By stillclock

This is awesome. I love it! aileen

This is awesome. I love it!

aileen
Forum: Pictures
10-08-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,669
Posted By stillclock

559936 Prior to basting :)

559936

Prior to basting :)
Forum: Pictures
10-08-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,669
Posted By stillclock

Frank Lloyd Wright quilt

Hi! This was a nightmare, but it worked out oh so straight.

Top and bottom rows are priaire glass squared, a freebie on the windham fabrics website and the trees of life are from Jackie...
Forum: Main
08-26-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,174
Posted By stillclock

sunshine is a great cure for all kinds of things....

sunshine is a great cure for all kinds of things. you could soak them in a mild solution of vinegar and water and lie them out to dry.
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08-20-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,609
Posted By stillclock

i wouldn't. it's meant for lingerie and linings....

i wouldn't. it's meant for lingerie and linings. i'm not sure how it would stand up to washing and having it fray out would be really terrible
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08-20-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,882
Posted By stillclock

also, i saw an enthusiastic yes to collecting you...

also, i saw an enthusiastic yes to collecting you stitching and making it into a quilt. i see so much embroidery, needlepoint and cross stitch at goodwill and it always breaks my heart. cross stitch...
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08-20-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,882
Posted By stillclock

oh my goodness! that is incredible! i have this...

oh my goodness! that is incredible! i have this pattern book, and have made a few of the characters to adorn my cross stitched quilt labels. they are really lovely, but i have nothing but admiration...
08-20-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By stillclock

policy question

i bought a buttonholer that doesn't fit my machine. i can't post a giveaway here can i?

aileen
Forum: Main
08-18-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,848
Posted By stillclock

I love this place. Aileen

I love this place.

Aileen
08-16-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,540
Posted By stillclock

The foot pedal goes from off to full speed, so I...

The foot pedal goes from off to full speed, so I suspect it can be repaired. How do I determine or test the pedal? I took the back casing off and t looks brand new inside.

The bobbin case is...
08-15-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,540
Posted By stillclock

Bernina - generally

Hi! A friend dropped off a Bernina 831 she found at a thrift store. It's got the foot pedal blues so I'll have top either fix or repair but I am here to ask if anyone knows of a Bernina enthusiast...
Forum: Pictures
01-23-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 48,158
Posted By stillclock

that's so fun! gorgeous work! a

that's so fun!

gorgeous work!

a
Forum: Main
01-23-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By stillclock

i do. i make my own most of the time from pepper...

i do. i make my own most of the time from pepper cory's quilting designs from the amish, but i have bought a few. fmq and i are getting to be friends, but i love cables and structured, traditional...
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01-23-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,021
Posted By stillclock

i usually use pencils and have only ever had a...

i usually use pencils and have only ever had a washing problem once, and it was adress.. i think i probably ironed the pin tucks in process....

but lately i have to admit to using frixion pens....
Forum: Pictures
01-14-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 20,133
Posted By stillclock

woah! that's extraordinarily well done! ...

woah! that's extraordinarily well done!

there are always going to be archivists and people who want everything to retain its historical integrity.

but i'm not one of them.

you turned an...
Forum: Main
01-02-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By stillclock

i love it and use it almost exclusively...

i love it and use it almost exclusively thesedays.

the hobbes if great....rolls out and behaves just like cotton. i have used some off the bolt from the lqs and it made me a bit more nervous....
Forum: Pictures
12-10-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,833
Posted By stillclock

i'm really not sure why it wouldn't hang flat on...

i'm really not sure why it wouldn't hang flat on the line. it *is* squared and lies flat! silly thing!

aileen
Forum: Pictures
12-10-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,833
Posted By stillclock

William Morris Dream

This one is headed to Texas today. I wish wish wish I could capture better images of it. It simply refuses to show its true self to the camera.

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Forum: Pictures
12-10-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,283
Posted By stillclock

For my mom :)

she is pleased :) it's the last quilt i am likely to piece on the machine she bought for me when i was 16. there's something poetic in that.
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11-18-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,343
Posted By stillclock

i really like that quilt! a lot a lot! i still...

i really like that quilt! a lot a lot! i still can't see what's wrong, but i believe you :)

aileen
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