Monday, November 14, 2011
Thrift Store Challenge Done!
I was able to finished the local thrift store / art center challenge Friday night. It will be displayed in the store window, along with the other challenge projects. I got a sneak peak of some of them, and was really impressed! My total cost was about $8, but it did take a bit more time to sew up than I had expected. It's done though!
I've been sewing up some more Kindle covers though, and wanted to quilt these. Before I took the Pfaff in for service, it had a nasty habit of breaking needles. I'm happy to say that this habit is now GONE! YEA!! I realized Friday that I had long ago run out of top stitch needles, so I bought another pack in a last ditch effort to get it working again. I also discovered a setting that I hadn't tried yet... the "balance" setting. My old machine didn't have such a setting. It's on the 2nd "page" of settings, so you have to scroll through the whole first page to get to it. I changed this setting, put in a new top stitch needle, and now it's working wonderfully!!! I am SO happy! I got a lot done this week-end, but ran out of Velcro, so will be running out for more supplies today!