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    Braggart

    For no reason other than to brag, I just finished my first DIY sewing project (a small ditty bag) on the sewing machine without breaking a needle. I'm pretty awesome at this now.

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    LOL It's fun, huh?

    Did you see my UQ? Not a straight stich on it! LOL

    Mike

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    I did, and the first thought I had was "He's just as talented as I am!"

    Eventually, I think I wanna invest in a rotary cutter and a mat...and a yard stick. I didn't measure a thing on this.

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    Aren't you supposed to be studying?
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldgringo View Post
    Aren't you supposed to be studying?
    I'm about a paragraph away from finishing the final draft on my paper examining the Christian symbolism and moral message of Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard To Find."

    You leave me alone!

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    Hey Gresh -- CONGRATS, MAN!

    Ha ha, I'm laughin with you, cause I went through two needles before I realized I was putting them in backwards. Who knew they had a front and a back ?!?

    -Klauss
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    "But hey, 2 trees anywhere is a bedroom waiting to happen, right?"

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    Hah, Mine were going in the right way, but my bobbin kept jamming up on me. I went through six needles before I figured out today to turn the bloody thing around.

    So far, so good. I'm hesitant to call it a success yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gresh View Post
    I'm about a paragraph away from finishing the final draft on my paper examining the Christian symbolism and moral message of Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard To Find."

    You leave me alone!
    Man! what a wonderful way to wreck a great story!

    Worst class I ever took was a humor theory class... never been so bored in all my life. Dissecting what makes something funny is very much like dissecting a frog--you learn what it's made of and what makes it tick, but you've kind of lost something beautiful in the process. Alas! Poor Flannery O'Connor. I knew her Horatio.

    Congrats on your addition without attrition! It's guaranteed that every time a break a needle there won't be a replacement anywhere in our house. I'm making my oldest daughter a gathered end hammock and, by gadfrey, I am determined not to even begin the project until I receive visual confirmation that we have 6 or 7 replacement needles (which, of course, means I won't break any--well worth the trouble).

    Keep up the good work (sewing and schooling)
    You're gonna need a bigger hammock

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gresh View Post
    I did, and the first thought I had was "He's just as talented as I am!"

    Eventually, I think I wanna invest in a rotary cutter and a mat...and a yard stick. I didn't measure a thing on this.

    I have made several stuff sacks and different bags, and have never measured them, just hold it up, and "hmmmm looks close enough", lets sew it together.
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    Did you ever wonder why they offer needles in packs of 100? I am probably on my 20th pack of 100 by now.

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