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03-11-2017, 07:51 AM
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Posted By jljack

Thanks! Been looking for a new iron without auto...

Thanks! Been looking for a new iron without auto off.
03-11-2017, 07:50 AM
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Posted By jljack

I have a little vintage Singer 99 that I switched...

I have a little vintage Singer 99 that I switched to a hand crank. I have taken it camping.
Forum: Main
03-11-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,021
Posted By jljack

I agree with PaperPrincess...slow down,...

I agree with PaperPrincess...slow down, concentrate on improving one skill at a time. Take classes, watch videos of tutorials. Use tools...1/4" quilting foot, rulers, various threads, etc. Just keep...
Forum: Pictures
03-11-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,645
Posted By jljack

Beautiful work. I really love wool applique.

Beautiful work. I really love wool applique.
01-28-2015, 01:23 PM
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Posted By jljack

Thanks Jo!!

Thanks Jo!!
01-28-2015, 12:26 PM
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Views: 766
Posted By jljack

Red face jljack Back on Here After Missing for a LOOONG Time!

Hi All - I used to be a very active member of this community. I changed jobs in 2012 and found my new job was really mentally exhausting. I hardly quilted let alone spent any additional time...
10-24-2012, 08:24 PM
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Posted By jljack

That is interesting. My friend in Mexico calls...

That is interesting. My friend in Mexico calls me Junees, or close to it! LOL
10-17-2012, 07:39 PM
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Posted By jljack

I was called "Jan" by my whole family as long as...

I was called "Jan" by my whole family as long as I could remember, and so did all my friends until I was 40. When we moved to Bakersfield from the L.A. area, I started using my whole first name...
10-17-2012, 07:34 PM
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Posted By jljack

Lovely Eldridge!! I don't see the point of the...

Lovely Eldridge!! I don't see the point of the FW repaints. Just an oddity, and I wouldnt pay extra to get one.
10-17-2012, 07:26 PM
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Posted By jljack

Kelly that's a lovely old Standard, and it should...

Kelly that's a lovely old Standard, and it should be used, not just put on display. It keeps them going, using them once in a while. I think vintagemotif knows about Standards.
10-17-2012, 07:21 PM
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Posted By jljack

Plus I always wonder what happened to the poor...

Plus I always wonder what happened to the poor machine that was in the original cabinet!
10-17-2012, 07:19 PM
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Posted By jljack

Judy, the coffin top is actually quite plain,...

Judy, the coffin top is actually quite plain, plus it has two dime sized holes in it where something in that garage fell on it and broke pieces out. :( DH is just going to put veneer over those...
10-17-2012, 07:03 PM
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Posted By jljack

Oh, Nancy! Not a good position to be in, but...

Oh, Nancy! Not a good position to be in, but absolutely tell her the truth. She needs to know. She'll be OK with you telling her.
10-17-2012, 06:59 PM
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Posted By jljack

Thanks, Monica!! The quilt is special to me...

Thanks, Monica!! The quilt is special to me because I made it for a special friend who is not able to anything like sewing. I made it for her to give to her daughter for graduation. Long story,...
10-15-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,550
Posted By jljack

You might just want to find a new bobbin winder...

You might just want to find a new bobbin winder on eBay...they are on there quite often. Usually around $15 or so. Try Joe's suggestion first, and if not satisfied or it breaks again, then get one.
10-15-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,573
Posted By jljack

Hi - Yes, you have all the thread guides on it. ...

Hi - Yes, you have all the thread guides on it. There are only 2 after the arm...both are there. There is another that does down by the needle, but if it's gone, don't worry about it. I took mine...
10-15-2012, 01:11 PM
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Posted By jljack

I know, Sharon!! Amazing....they just don't see...

I know, Sharon!! Amazing....they just don't see or know the value of these old girls. This is the history of the sewing machine in the USA. A good thing some of us want to preserve them and use...
10-15-2012, 01:03 PM
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Posted By jljack

Here's my 1893 Davis VF1...my second VF1. I found...

Here's my 1893 Davis VF1...my second VF1. I found her locally. Not sure of her name yet...she's still in only fair condition..we are working on her, and her cabinet is damaged, as well as her coffin...
10-15-2012, 12:41 PM
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Posted By jljack

Hi Everyone! I've been away from here for a...

Hi Everyone! I've been away from here for a while, due to access issues with my work computer, but appears I can get back on. Hope everyone is good. I lurk sometimes from home, and I see Charlee has...
08-06-2012, 09:22 PM
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Posted By jljack

Yep, I can vouch for this method!! We have it on...

Yep, I can vouch for this method!! We have it on my New Glenwood, and although the machine won't sew, that tubing turns it just great!! My DH still chuckles at it.
08-01-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,160
Posted By jljack

My mom had a black Singer when I was very...

My mom had a black Singer when I was very young...I don't know the model, and she does not remember it. At one time we had a Martha Washington cabinet with a ZZ machine in it, but again, I don't...
08-01-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,883
Posted By jljack

I don't think the irons really look like...

I don't think the irons really look like Davis...Davis have larger circles, and fewer of them. I have one, and it's not like this. I don't know....it's really old...maybe a very early badged...
08-01-2012, 10:54 AM
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Posted By jljack

OK Joe!!! ;) Haha!!

OK Joe!!! ;) Haha!!
08-01-2012, 10:52 AM
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Posted By jljack

Just thought someone here would be...

Just thought someone here would be interested....a Moldacot Pocket Machine available.
http://bakersfield.craigslist.org/atq/3172342799.html

$600....if anyone here buys it from the seller, I would...
08-01-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,678
Posted By jljack

I really like how the cabinet looks! Neat how...

I really like how the cabinet looks! Neat how the different colors of wood look so sharp together. You can replace the handwheel on the 99 with a spoked wheel, and the crank finger will fit much...
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