More snow!

Another blizzard today…..looks like about 10 inches of snow today.  Colder and lots of drifting.   Most of the last snow had melted and I was hopeful it would be over… wasn’t

I hope it is done soon.

I spent some time working on the Singer 201 I bought for 29 dollars a few weeks ago.     It is running great now……I had to do a lot of oiling and cleaning but the machine is so well made that it really is nearly indestructible.

I did a bit more free motion quilting on the treadle.

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It is hard to see in the pictures but the dark blue on either side of the yellow in the center is quilted.


There is a lot to go yet…….but I am working on hand quilting tonight… just feels better to hand quilt when it is snowing

Happy Quilting


12 thoughts on “More snow!

  1. Sandra Henderson says:

    If you can do that kind of quilting with a treadle, I can’t imagine what you could do with a professional long arm! I’ve never used one, but my friends have them. This is amazing!

    I wish we would have received more snow this winter here in smokies, but did not. I know your birds have enjoyed the feeders.

  2. Sue says:

    Love seeing snow pictures. We didn’t get any this winter (Salem, Oregon). Although not that I’m retired and don’t have to worry about driving to work in snow, I wouldn’t have minded. A hard freeze might have killed most of the ants and fleas I’m now dealing with. Yes, my indoor only kitties have fleas! My son in temporarily here with is 2 cats (I have 2) and we are working on the problem.

    You have a lovely view from your machine – I’ll bet you think it’s even lovelier looking down at flowers rather than snow!

    Love the 201 – that’s what I have, inherited from my Mom, who got it in 1941 when she was 17 (Christmas gift). I learned to sew on it. I can’t use it right now as it needs an overhaul (electrical needs to be replaced) but look forward to it.

  3. Glenda says:

    Whole it you don’t have todo any shovelling this time Tim so you won’t end up with another sore back. Do love seeing you rescue those lovely old singers, I do the same LOL. But only use my 222K singer which I love. Hugs to Teddy. Cheers Glenda

    • timquilts says:

      I have shoveled a space for Teddy 3 times so far today….will shovel the whole thing tomorrow when it stops…..sidewalks and driveway need to be clear

  4. Lynne Sanderson says:

    Tim this is beautiful. And what you’ve done to that old Singer is nothing short of amazing. Do you drop the feed dogs in that machine?

    • timquilts says:

      The feed dogs can drop on this one…..I have tested it out some and it seems to work pretty well….Ill have to make up a small sandwiched sample to test out how it does on a quilt. Looks like it is going to be really good….the motor is great and the speed is easy to control

  5. chris hudson says:

    Who knew? That you would be loving doing free motion quilting on a treadle machine? Your recent work is stunning! Must try that design!

  6. Lorij says:

    Beautiful quilting. Pretty snow.
    Does Teddy like snow better than rain?
    Enjoy treadling.😄


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