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Old 05-12-2015, 07:28 AM   #29
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Hazel,
The craft retreat sounds like heaven to me. Taking precut fabric was a great idea.
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Old 05-12-2015, 08:36 PM   #30
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I got a folding cutting board/pressing board - it is an Omnigrid product and worked just great.


One day I'll give in to the temptation and try a trailer item - they are just so cute.
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Old 05-12-2015, 10:14 PM   #31
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I don't have a fancy pressing board at home due to limitations in space. I have a small, table-top ironing board that I use on top of my washer and dryer similar to this one. Sullivans Go Board Portable Ironing Board-12''X32'' at Joann.com When I'm done with it I fold it and tuck it between the wall and the side of the washing machine!
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Old 05-18-2015, 06:19 PM   #32
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That is so cute, do you have a pattern for your sewing machine cover. I would love to make one.
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Old 05-18-2015, 07:50 PM   #33
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Hi Cathy,
Thanks!
I followed a tutorial found at Rainbow Hare Quilts: Vintage Caravan Sewing Machine Cover - Pattern (Version 1) and Tutorial
One commenter suggested using Soft&Stable instead of the multiple layers of batting, but it's still a little floppy. Also, I tried to scale the pattern down to fit a smaller machine, and I'm not really happy with my results. Operator error!
It's such a cute pattern, so maybe I'll try again.
Have fun!
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Old 01-14-2016, 09:25 PM   #34
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I bought a small Babylock sewing machine specifically for taking along in our 17' Casita SD. I just sew at the dining room table, basically piecing quilt blocks to be final assembled at home where I have more room. I try to keep it as simple as possible, so in addition to bringing my machine, I keep all of my supplies in a small plastic bin that has compartments.
Marsha, i looked up your sewing machine, i believe you said it was an Anna? It really is just the right size for the camper and it has everything you need on it for sewing. It looks like a great machine and probably sews great. (I think I posted this in the wrong section--sorry.)
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