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What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 475832 views.
Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)

6/4/19

good for you...and the planet! upcycle those old shirts...

I have not had any reports of problems with t shirt fabric "running".  And I've stopped going around/avoiding the logo too.  It doesn't pierce some of them, but as long as you aren't running too fsat, the thread doesn't skip or fray - I use superior threads so fine.  If I go too fast it will fray, but the tension stays fine.

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

6/5/19

My DD asked for a polymer clay dragonfly to put in her garden. I have some metallic clay that I used for the wings of this critter so I'm calling it a dragonfly.  wink

Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)

6/5/19

loverly!!! most beautimus!!

MarciainMD

From: MarciainMD

6/6/19

That little fella will brighten her garden!

Midkid5

From: Midkid5

6/7/19

This is what I finished up last week.  Its for DH as he is involved with a dirt track race team and is always saying gears matter.  It is an adaption of Rob Appel's Gears pattern.  None of the picture I took show it but a doodle quilted race cars in the dark grey area.  I stitched "gears matter" in the top blue and "green flag drops: now" in the bottom lt blue.  In the border I used the same color thread and you can only see it up close, I stitched some of the sponsors.

I hope everyone is finding a little time to relax b sewing and finding joy in life.

Jo

CozyQuilts

From: CozyQuilts

6/7/19

TA DA!  Introducing my  newest sewing machine!  It's a Babylock Jazz II!  I LOVE IT!

Her name is Suzy Q!  It is not computerized and I have to use a foot pedal but that's okay.  It has a deep throat of 12.5 inches so it is ideal for quilting larger quilts which is what I've been looking for a long time.  My Brother only has a throat space of 4 inches and that is just way too small a space for quilting and takes a lot of time wrangling the quilt under it.  I had my first lesson at Kiki's today!  Thank you Doug!  Best part is that she was on sale for under $1000, comes with a long warranty and free classes!  She is very heavy so I won't be taking her to classes and I think, unless Doug helps me move it, that this is her permanent home!

She sews like a dream!  I'm so very happy and excited!

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

6/7/19

Jo .. that is absolutely outstanding!!   Love the colors, love the composition.   I'm glad you described the quilting and other details.

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