I'm a newbie to Stitchingfingers. I have a 5-needle Husquevarna and recently bought a 12-needle Bablylock. I much prefer the Babylock: it is a heavy machine - solid - and doesn't walk on the desk when I use it; it's…"
"Ayala, this is a real work of art...love the butterflies, and the design of the quilting is lovely. You are very clever to get the shadow of the shoes it looks3 dimensional. The shoes look as though you could just step into them and go dancing. ....…"
I've got two sewing machinges both Husquvarna. The new on is a Sapphire, the same age as yours. She started to make noise ( a kind of song) after less than one year. I brought it to the repair shop, they found metallic thread had wind up in the mechanism. Their advice was to always use the little net provided with the machine around the thread. This way the thread feed is better. I also found that when the machine starts singing it is because the bobin case is dirty. So now, at the end of each sewing day, I clean the bobin case. My machine and I are quite happy since then (fingers crossed :-))
I have just visited your blog and loved the bags knitted with strips of fabric. I knitted a mat years ago, and I think it will last forever! Perhaps I will try a bag instead! Did you line yours?
ayala, thank you for the nice note you left on my blog about our president-elect. it will certainly be a breath of fresh air to actually LIKE our president for a change, after watching the current one make a mess of our world for the past 8 years. thanks for being so interested too!