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THIS has never happened before

I sewed a whole side of binding before I noticed THIS.  From the top all seemed fine and the machine sound never changed. Although this mess was on the bottom, my first thought was to reseat the bobbin.  Then for … Continue reading

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Disaster averted–thanks Grandma

Sometimes my quilting math is not the greatest.  As I was nearing the end of the Buzzsaw, I realized I did not have enough background fabric.  I’ve had the fabric a long time so I didn’t even bother searching for … Continue reading

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Binding love

Well, maybe not love exactly but after watching this youtube video that Jenny sent me in response to a recent whine, I have a whole new attitude about binding.  Besides the fabulous method for joining the ends of continuous folded … Continue reading

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