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Sewing room-also The World's Greatest Mother-in-Law
Today The World's Greatest Mother-in-Law came to my house for the third or fourth time to help me clear up my "sewing room". She has always been TWGMIL but this is way above & beyond the call of duty....
11 years ago 20
 
Do you ECHO Echo echoooooooo ?
A machine quilting question. Tell us how you echo. I 've tried (or seen) echoing just as close as you can manage to get with the SM foot. I've tried moving out 1/8" or 1/4" in a sort of shadow effect....
11 years ago 35
 
Border Help!
've built myself into a corner and could use some advice. I'm making the above quilt, using Daiwoo fabrics. The clamshell portion of the quilt will be 6x8 clamshells or 60" x 80". The bed it is going...
11 years ago 9
 
Novi, MI
Is anyone going to the Sewing Expo in Novi the end of this month? If so, lets meet u Novi, Michigan? I remember racing one of my horses there at the summer fair! Ginger in CA Yep, Michigan Gen Novi,...
11 years ago 2
 
about that chain letter I mentioned last week...
It turns out that the girl, Maggie, isn't the reason for the letter - it's her grandmom. I talked to Mom and told her I could get Maggie purple fabric from all over the world, just let me know, and...
11 years ago
 
Free fabric - please take it
I have 2 pieces of black fabric that a friend gave me because I sew. LOL Anyway, it is not cotton so I can't use it. I believe it is some kind of slippery poly or organza. I washed it and the edges...
11 years ago 4
 
Ping Kate G. re chemo caps
Kate, are you okay on chemo cap patterns? Or would you like another one? How about my leftover fleece from when I made caps for my mother? Leslie & The Furbabies in MO. If you have leftover fleece......
11 years ago 1
 
Munchkin cabinet #3
Here is a link to the latest and last in the series of Munchkin cabinets. This one was necessitated by my movement of the Janome db from my sewing room, upstairs to the Quilt gallery. There really...
11 years ago 7
 
Prayers and goood thoughts wanted
I thought I coud read and make a few replies here today. I did get to write a follow up on a message of someone's kitty, a conversation I was in, what now feels like a lifetime ago but I know was only...
11 years ago 19
 
OT: Hadron Collider
Have you all watched the news lately? This is the coolest thing. i remember when this started! inCNY I take it you are not among those who think that life as we know it is about to be swallowed up in...
11 years ago 10
 
Help with buying a machine
Hello, I usually post to and someone suggested I post a link to some sewing machines someone was selling locally on Craig's list. No this is not a spam. I simply don't know anything about machines. I...
11 years ago 4
 
Test your colour IQ
forget to blink a few times, then double check each row. i found my eyes doing sommersaults after awhile, lol. in the end i managed 8. not too bad for old eyes and a headache while doing it. a lower...
11 years ago 3
 
small happy dance
I needed a bit of a break from piecing so made me an autumn purse. I finished a diaper bag a couple days ago that's pictured in the same album In article , They're lovely, Mary -- not least because of...
11 years ago 4
 
OT: update --
Mom had a small stroke today. MRI is underway now. They think the cancer may have spread to her brain. This will be my last update on Mom. I appreciate all the support, prayers and good thoughts. Now...
11 years ago 7
 
OT weather related
I think someone here posted a really good site for watching the storm tracks. It showed where it had been, and also where it was projected to go. The screen was animated and easy to read. I can't seem...
11 years ago 13