Category Archives: Fix it up

Stillwater Quilt Show

I met up with some good friends at the Cimarron Valley Quilter’s Guild’s 25th Anniversary Quilt Show this past Saturday in Stillwater, Oklahoma. And like a knucklehead, I forgot to take my camera, but they had a great show! Not … Continue reading

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Louis Rastetter Chair Update

I’ve finished fixing up my flea market chair from an earlier post. I decided to use one of the free patterns from my website (with a few modifications). This chair had been badly painted with a paintbrush. It had a … Continue reading

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Singer 99-13

This is my Singer 99-13 portable sewing machine. It has a bentwood case that fits over it. The only problem is that it is missing it’s knee bar which drives the motor. So I have three options…. hope I can … Continue reading

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My Louis Rastetter Folding Chair

This is my newest project — it is a Louis Rastetter and Sons wooden folding chair. I picked this up at a flea market for $4. It was stuck and wouldn’t fold up and it was covered in a nasty … Continue reading

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Another Fix-It Project

Here is another little project I just finished. I didn’t get a “before” picture, but this poor thing had badly peeling paint and the spindles were broken. It was one step away from the trash can. The only thing that … Continue reading

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Re-Wired

I found this poor lamp at a garage sale years ago. I had grand intentions of fixing it, but it ended up tucked away in a box for about a decade. IMG_0409 Well, I rewired it. I’m actually quite proud … Continue reading

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New Sewing Room Pictures

IMG_0404 IMG_0401 I haven’t made just a whole lot of progress, but I’ve made a few baby steps. My room is getting a little bit more comfortable all the time. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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My Sewing Room

My Sewing Rooms – View #1 My sewing rooms above the garage are now finished. Or finished enough to start moving in. One of the main reasons we bought this house was because it had this wonderful garage with two … Continue reading

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A Little More Progress on the New House

The Transformation of Claire’s Room How I Spent My Summer Vacation: We are still working towards getting the house ready to move in to. This room was painted a very dark Dijon Mustard color and the trim was the color … Continue reading

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More House Photos

Working on Windows I have been working on windows for the past couple of days. This set is now finished. I think they look so much better now that the ugly chalky blue paint has been replaced by nice semi-gloss … Continue reading

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