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@Lilysmom 

 

Your DH is right, your older Singer is very well made, not like the newer plastic machines.

 

I have a very old Singer in a nice wood cabinet, that has the foot pedal to operate it, still works too!

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Lap quilts and those are beautiful, you're really talented.

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@ECBG , I am in Nova Scotia, east coast of Canada.  But!!!  I do love the Carolinas.  Isn't that where she is?  Love Hilton Head.  Been three times in the last ten years.  I am going to have to go back and look at her location again.  LM

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@ECBG , what an interesting and amazing background.  You would laugh to see me around a sewing machine.  My grandmother raised her family during the depression.  She was a tailor.  She made men's suits.    My mother used to tell me that her dream was to have a dress from the catalogue, not a home made one.  Maybe if I started at the sewing machine earlier I would be better.  Practice makes perfect. The more I quilt, the better I quilt.  LM

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@QualityGal @IG @ECBG @Riley1 @Kachina624 , basted together, all ready to quilt.  One lap top quilt.  Thanks for the feedback.  LM

 

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@Lilysmom - very pretty. You said you don't use the sewing machine. Do you piece by hand as well? Oy, I'm going to stand up and cheer for you. I'm a machine piecer/quilter. I did hand quilt something once - maybe a pillow? 

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King size quilts are quite a lot to handle if you don't use them on a bed, so I vote for the two smaller. 

 

And just in case you have too many, you can send one my way! That is going to be beautiful!

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The pattern is very pretty.  Good luck with your decision making.

 

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@Riley1,  I do all of the quilting by hand including the binding/border.  I don't do the piecing myself.  I hate that job.  The only time I use the sewing machine is if I have to rework the top.  A seamstress I am not.

We get a solid five months of winter so it is nice to have an inside project.  I usually get the wood stove going and listen to talk radio as I quilt.  I find it very relaxing...after I get my fingers toughened up😊.  LM