Singer 201 free motion practice

I read online that the only real way to get my thread tension problem worked out was to make up a bunch of quilt sandwiches and just go for it. So I played with it for over an hour tonight … [Read more...]

Two Left Feet

The darning foot I ordered from Sew Vac just was not working for me.  The plastic housing that went around the foot shank just kept moving and wouldn't ever stay still.  It was … [Read more...]

First Use of Singer 201-2 – Sort of.

Last night I sat down to just try out my Singer 201 for a bit and see how to thread the bobbin, thread the upper part and the needle and just try out the different stitch lengths. It … [Read more...]

New Singer 201-2

I just went and picked up a Singer 201-2 that I found off of Craigslist.  It came with a cabinet and fits rather nicely inside it.  I still don't know how to disconnect the presser … [Read more...]

Adventures in Quilting

I did some projects last week for a fundraiser.  I did a few simple quilted dog crate mats.  One of them I did some free motion quilting and I hit a constant problem with my bobbin … [Read more...]