Friday, December 3, 2010

Grrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!


Tonight I was chatting to my DD2. She said she was having a lot of trouble making 29 costumes for her DD dance concert.
She told me sometimes you just what to throw your overlocker out the window.
WELL!!  Later I understood what she meant. I was  going to throw my sewing machine out the window too.
I just wanted to fill a bobbin.The thread broke several times and then finally when it was filling I went out of the room only to return to this.
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Okay I will fill another bobbin 
using this one. It also jumped off a few times. AH!! I know ,slow down the speed.


005         That worked and I also wasted at least a half an hour.
But I am pleased to say I did finish another gift.

10 comments:

  1. Hi Maria,

    Thanks so much, I look forward to swapping with you too.

    I was just browsing your blog (I am a follower now too!) and I love your quilts- especially your bird/owl quilt and your owl coasters. Very cute.

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  2. Pleased you sorted it out - but very frustrating!!! I have a tangled bobbin of Bobbin-fill - I think I may have to throw the whole thing out - bobbin and all!!

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  3. Glad you were able to get the bobbin loaded and finish a gift. That is so frustrating whenever you want to do something and the machine doesn't cooperate. You have been busy lately.

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  4. Love your new header and background....
    Most frustrating when that happens... and I always want to find out 'WHY'.....
    Hugz

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  5. What? You left the room while the bobbin was filling....that's like leaving the microwave to pop corn alone!

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  6. you need one of those little sidewinders to wind up your bobbins, I have one & I don't know how I survived without it! Blog looks snazzy!

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  7. I'm glad you got the problem resolved. I'm taking my machine, Fiona, in to the shop tomorrow. She has tension problems. Keep on sewing!

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  8. my mother used to say less haste more speed. In other words take it slowly, don't we all knoiw that ? glad to see you have a good bobbin to go on with.

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  9. Oh GRRRR is right!!!! How frustrating!

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  10. Oh how frustrating - I have to press the foot on my machine to wind the bobbin and I must say it's one of my favourite jobs but also means I have to remain at the machine.

    Hope your little machine is behaving herself now :0)

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