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05-24-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,609
Posted By sylviak

I have had the fabric for this quilt for a number...

I have had the fabric for this quilt for a number of years now. I had intended it as a graduation present for my grandson who has Asperger's syndrome. Well he finally got his GED at 24! I still...
05-09-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 978
Posted By sylviak

Durant, OK - Heritage Quilt Show, May 15 and 16

We hope anyone around the area will come. There are usually around 40 quilts and our featured quilter this year is Paula Platter, who in past years has shown and placed in the Houston Quilt Show. ...
12-27-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,359
Posted By sylviak

Wish I'd thought of that when we were putting in...

Wish I'd thought of that when we were putting in my quilt shed! Mine is no where near that big and the fabric is just about to take over! Love the quilt pattern on the floor.
Forum: Pictures
03-15-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,625
Posted By sylviak

What an interesting pattern! Will this be a wall...

What an interesting pattern! Will this be a wall hanging? I like it!
09-20-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By sylviak

Could use a few closer pictures. Is it belt...

Could use a few closer pictures. Is it belt driven? Looks a bit like my 15-91 from what I can see.
08-28-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By sylviak

Had to work cattle today, but I'm going to try...

Had to work cattle today, but I'm going to try again tomorrow. Arcaicarcane, that picture looks very familiar by now! Thanks for the diagram. Is there a reason for that knot in the two single...
08-28-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,812
Posted By sylviak

Makes my head spin to think about someone coming...

Makes my head spin to think about someone coming up with some of these complex feet! At least I'll know what some of them are when I see them.
08-28-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,087
Posted By sylviak

A bit of cleaning and shining up and it will be...

A bit of cleaning and shining up and it will be beautiful. That's a neat cabinet, very fancy! Wonder if it still works?
08-28-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By sylviak

mlmack, does the18-2/ SP2 have individually...

mlmack, does the18-2/ SP2 have individually wrapped wires? I keep cutting some of the copper strands off when I trim them back.

Macybaby, so if I just put the the double wire on the other end,...
08-27-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By sylviak

Newbie to vintage machines with wiring question

I talked my DH into buying me a Singer 15-91 for my birthday off of Ebay. That same day (LOL:)), I bid on a 301, mocha long bed....and bought it out of my quilting money. Both machines are in...
08-14-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,918
Posted By sylviak

I just bought a mocha long bed in great...

I just bought a mocha long bed in great condition, very clean. Had to oil and grease it and order a new cord, but other than that, perfect! I also (same week) bought a 15-91 (centennial edition) in...
07-25-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,838
Posted By sylviak

Just purchased a 15-91 on Ebay. It was just...

Just purchased a 15-91 on Ebay. It was just beautiful and had a coffin case in perfect condition. I got tired of my Elna bogging down on the seams. I hope I'll really like it for quilting. I was...
05-20-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,483
Posted By sylviak

Boy! Do I need to do something with mine! I have...

Boy! Do I need to do something with mine! I have four large drawers and several baskets full of scraps smaller that a fat quarter. Some of them still have batting on the back, and I need to make...
Forum: Main
05-13-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,853
Posted By sylviak

I have a picky Voyager 17 and it loves King Tut...

I have a picky Voyager 17 and it loves King Tut on the top and Bottom Line on the bottom. So Fine also works well on the bottom. I use YLI 60 wt Soft Touch for piecing.
Forum: Pictures
04-24-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,195
Posted By sylviak

I that a QAYG quilt? It's beautiful!

I that a QAYG quilt? It's beautiful!
Forum: Main
04-20-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,568
Posted By sylviak

It's great when someone goes that extra step to...

It's great when someone goes that extra step to "make someone's day". Yesterday I had a lot of errands to run and was tired by the time I went by the bank drive-through to make a deposit. Not only...
Forum: Main
04-04-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,568
Posted By sylviak

I have a UFO that I haven't even started the...

I have a UFO that I haven't even started the cutting on, but I have all the fabric and the pattern. However, I do remember (after 8 yrs), that I had decided to make it differently and had purchased...
Forum: Main
04-04-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By sylviak

Binding question

I've been quilting for a number of years and I bind my quilts using a double fold with mitered corners. Every now and then, one of my corners ends up with a diagonal joining seam right at or very...
Forum: Main
04-03-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241
Posted By sylviak

Good advice. I've had my PE770 for about a year...

Good advice. I've had my PE770 for about a year and just love it. I don't have any software, but I'm not planning to digitize. Learn to use the machine first and find out what you can do without...
Forum: Main
04-03-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,674
Posted By sylviak

I haven't had a big problem with them bleeding,...

I haven't had a big problem with them bleeding, but.....BEWARE OF HAND-DYED FABRICS! I bought a queen-size backing (blue) that was hand-dyed. Washed it 5 times with dye catchers. The dye catchers...
Forum: Pictures
03-31-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,127
Posted By sylviak

Your quilting absolutely makes that quilt! I...

Your quilting absolutely makes that quilt! I wish you had shown us a "before" picture. It's almost like doing a wholecloth. Gal, that's just drop-dead gorgeous!!
Forum: Pictures
03-31-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,207
Posted By sylviak

Cute quilt! We need to get those babies...

Cute quilt! We need to get those babies acquainted with veggies and fruit early...and "me" looks happy, especially the toes!
03-26-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,734
Posted By sylviak

Love your desk. Are your stairs carpeted? You...

Love your desk. Are your stairs carpeted? You might be able to use some rope and pull those pieces up on their flat sides (very carefully, of course). You should be able to store a lot under the...
03-26-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,890
Posted By sylviak

Where will the LA go? In front of the window? ...

Where will the LA go? In front of the window? Just trying to visualize. I love your room and ALL THAT STASH! WOW!
Forum: Main
03-21-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,769
Posted By sylviak

They need to bring down the cost of the accuquilt...

They need to bring down the cost of the accuquilt and the stuff that goes with it. Perhaps you can save and buy the accuquilt, then make a list of the dies that you want and let your friends and...
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