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05-13-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,566
Posted By themachinelady

Be careful using pressure canners on your glass...

Be careful using pressure canners on your glass top stoves. I had a cousin that had used one on theirs for a number of
times. He put a cannerfull on one evening and after having it regulated to...
04-27-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 30,257
Posted By themachinelady

I am trying to finish up getting my sewing room...

I am trying to finish up getting my sewing room cleaned and organized. My patching stack is neat and the blanket I am binding is neatly folded until I can get back to it and serger area is all...
Forum: Pictures
04-24-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,588
Posted By themachinelady

Those accuquilt dies are great aren't they. I...

Those accuquilt dies are great aren't they. I find my piecing much more accurate with them than when I cut with
a rotary cutter.

Beautiful block, I may have to give that one a try.
Forum: Main
03-18-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By themachinelady

Check with the Handiquilter company itself and...

Check with the Handiquilter company itself and also go out on u-tube and see what you can find. I added a stitch regulator to my HQ Avante 18 and it took me less than 10 minutes and it works fine...
02-06-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,856
Posted By themachinelady

I have one of the 6 foot folding tables (Hard...

I have one of the 6 foot folding tables (Hard Plastic) from Menards and it was too low, so I went down to the local plumbing
store and had them cut me some pvc pipe. Measured about where I wanted...
Forum: Pictures
02-06-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,526
Posted By themachinelady

She did a fabulous job. Her first quilt looks...

She did a fabulous job. Her first quilt looks better than a lot of those whose are the 4th and 5th quilts to be made.
Tell her to keep up the good work and hope she continues with more. She is...
Forum: Recipes
02-05-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,977
Posted By themachinelady

The old timers would clean their cast iron...

The old timers would clean their cast iron skillets periodically by submersing them in the hot coals of a wood fire, not while it
was burning brightly but after there was nothing but coals in the...
01-05-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 21,877
Posted By themachinelady

And are they going to charge for this compatible...

And are they going to charge for this compatible plugin? What is the name of the plugin and where can it be obtained?
Forum: Main
01-03-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 35,052
Posted By themachinelady

Yes, JCPenny sold fabric until their store closed...

Yes, JCPenny sold fabric until their store closed in our area and I have one of the old measuring devices where they ran the fabric thru the machine to measure it, pushed a button which made a cut...
Forum: Pictures
11-21-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,381
Posted By themachinelady

Beautiful Linda. I have some "all color" strip...

Beautiful Linda. I have some "all color" strip blocks and think I will do the sashing in between them as you
have really like the look that way.
Forum: Main
11-02-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,062
Posted By themachinelady

Iceblossom: I use the Superior sew fine 50 wgt...

Iceblossom: I use the Superior sew fine 50 wgt in my Handiquilter Avante and it does not have the lint I have found other threads to have. When I bought my machine (used) the lady that had it said...
09-25-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By themachinelady

Do you have a serger? If you do, I would do the...

Do you have a serger? If you do, I would do the little hem that I think is called the rolled hem. I made 45 napkins for my granddaughter's wedding reception for decoration and surged them all. It...
08-31-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,814
Posted By themachinelady

I haven't done this yet, but am looking at...

I haven't done this yet, but am looking at putting up some command hooks and laying a curtain rod in them and then hanging all my scissors on s hooks and then on the second one my rulers. The holes...
Forum: Main
08-20-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,685
Posted By themachinelady

I know using abbreviations save typing, but those...

I know using abbreviations save typing, but those of us who do not understand what they mean lose the whole concept of your message, What is CYA and ITA
Forum: Main
07-21-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,525
Posted By themachinelady

Why would the speed of the longarm affect the...

Why would the speed of the longarm affect the maxi lock. The serger has a much higher speed or at least mine does, There is no way I could quilt at the speed that the serger runs.
07-16-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,039
Posted By themachinelady

I know what you mean about scraps accumulating. ...

I know what you mean about scraps accumulating. I am trying to get a handle on mine now that I was gifted an
Accuquilt cutter and I'll swear they must breed overnight. I try to cut the biggest...
Forum: Main
06-30-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,027
Posted By themachinelady

Could this be a foot for a double needle to sew a...

Could this be a foot for a double needle to sew a straight stitch so you would have an even line of double
stitching on whatever you are sewing, your machine must have something for two needles.
Forum: Main
05-06-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,488
Posted By themachinelady

What are you saying that is wasn't the machine...

What are you saying that is wasn't the machine for your or that you loved it.
Forum: Recipes
05-04-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,000
Posted By themachinelady

Oh you can send them to me, ha ha! I Love those...

Oh you can send them to me, ha ha! I Love those things and they are so expensive to buy in the store Wish I lived close to you, I have only cooked them on the stove top and then eaten the tips of...
04-15-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,047
Posted By themachinelady

Oh my gosh I had no idea they had gone up in...

Oh my gosh I had no idea they had gone up in price that much. I bought my aunt's at her sale a few (6 maybe) years ago and got it for a song at the prices shown. My uncle had bought it for her and...
03-19-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By themachinelady

Yes, thank you, this is so much better. I can...

Yes, thank you, this is so much better. I can always go read the other posts, but like to catch up on the daily ones thru the digest first if time is short.
03-03-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,726
Posted By themachinelady

Oh Tartain that is soooo me, if I just lay it...

Oh Tartain that is soooo me, if I just lay it down somewhere, I can find it, but put it in a safe place where I know
where it will be, I might as well go out and bury it somewhere, I can never find...
01-28-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,573
Posted By themachinelady

I have mine in plastic shoe boxes from WalMart,...

I have mine in plastic shoe boxes from WalMart, only 99 cents each. Haven't sorted by color yet as I am still trying to cut up all my scraps. I fact I have all my blocks of different sizes stored...
Forum: Pictures
01-28-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,146
Posted By themachinelady

WHat pattern did you use please? I like this...

WHat pattern did you use please? I like this very much and would like to make one from some of my scrap fabric

Thank you, the machine lady
Forum: Pictures
11-14-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,268
Posted By themachinelady

Beautiful, you did a lovely job.

Beautiful, you did a lovely job.
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