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sewing machines

does anyone have a brand/type they'd suggest?
Ive been using a new singer 4411 but it absolutely hates fur. Ive also been hearing alot of bad reviews with newer ones, so I might retire it to sewing normal stuff and maybe fixing my jeans.

I have a Kenmore 1400 built in the early 70s, its missing the bobbin housing and piece that fits in, but the whole thing is metal, and the machine itself weighs probably 40 pounds, and has a 1.2 amp motor. I dunno if thats powerful in the sewing machine world but I am able to run it (just not actually sew with it yet). its very smooth, quiet, not bad for a machine I got for $30 at a goodwill (I actually bought the table, didnt even know there was a sewing machine inside it until I got home.)

other options are a Phaff serger machine that Im looking at, an older Thompson with a built in walking foot, and a new Sailrite that a friend suggested. all around the $600-$700 dollar mark.

so just wondering, what do you guys use/suggest? ^^

looking for a video

Ok does anyone remember that video a while back about that sarah girl that was freaking out when she found out about furries? the one where she was like "omg they dig holes and pick berries in the woods"
if so, do you remember the response video to that? Im looking for that ^^

well shit

got unfriended by quite a few people I thought were my friends..
wonder what I did..
oh well *shrugs*

Poncho in Wyoming

So today tekroo took me and Poncho out to Vedauwoo, Wyoming for some exploring. After some fun in the snow hehe, Poncho came out for a little fun =03


lots More pics under cut! (WARNING GRAPHICS INTENSIVE!) Collapse )

thing

Have an age meme while you're here:
[x] You know how to make a pot of coffee.
[ ] You keep track of dates using a calendar.
[ ] You own a credit card.
[x] You know how to change the oil in a car.
[x] You've done your own laundry.
[x] You can vote in an election.
[x] You can cook for yourself.
[x] You think politics are interesting.

TOTAL SO FAR: 6

[ ] You show up for school late a lot.
[x] You always carry a pen/pencil in your bag/purse/pocket.
[ ] You've never gotten a detention.
[x] You have forgotten your own birthday.
[x] You like to take walks by yourself.
[x] You know what credibility means, without looking it up.
[x] You drink caffeine at least once a week.

TOTAL SO FAR: 11

[x] You know how to do the dishes.
[x] You can count to 10 in another language.
[x] When you say you're going to do something you USUALLY do it.
[x] You can mow the lawn.
[ ] You study even when you don't have to.
[x] You have hand washed a car before.

TOTAL SO FAR: 16

[x] You can spell experience, without looking it up.
[ ] The people at Starbucks know you by name.
[ ] Your favorite kind of food is take out.
[x] You can go to the store without getting something you don't need.
[ ] You understand political jokes the first time they are said.
[x] You can type pretty quick.

TOTAL SO FAR: 19

[ ] Your only friends are from your place of employment.
[ ] You have been to a Tupperware party.
[ ] You have realized that practically no one will take you seriously unless you are over the age of 25 and have a job.
[ ] You have more bills than you can pay.
[x] You have been to the beach.
[x] You use the internet every day.
[x] You have been outside of your home country 3 or more times.
[ ] You make your bed in the morning.

TOTAL SO FAR: 22

[x] You have filed a tax return.
[x] You have used a pay phone.
[x] You have been served alcohol without being ID'd.
[x] You have purchased stamps at the grocery store.
[ ] You have purchased a lottery ticket.
[x] You still have and use a VCR.

Total = 27
Actual age = 27

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fox moodicons from like 2005

was looking through an old photobucket gallery of mine and came across these, if anyone wants to use them feel free to =03

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Enjoy!

one of these days Ill get off my butt and make otter ones hehe

yeah, on second thought

My dispatcher just assured me that Id rather be dead than to spend another day doing this bullshit.

What should I do?

Ive been torn lately whether or not to keep this job driving trucks. It pays pretty good when Im not broke down (like I am now... again) its something that was fun when I started, but now its just getting to be stressful. Its the coldest winter in years, which makes it all the more dangerous and stressful. I'm tired of putting up with shipping personnel, DOT officials, Dispatchers, other truckers, and pretty much everyone I run into. This is a job where if you arent over 60, you get no respect. Over the past few months Ive came close to death at least 3 times from people just not paying attention. If you talk to me on a regular basis, and I seem annoyed or depressed all the time, chances are its because of this job. I also have a hard time finding time for the commissions Im overdue on, when Im not driving Im either too tired or stressed out to pick up a pencil and be creative. I really dont want to do this for the rest of my life. So here's the deal.
I already have a few people that want to buy fursuits from me. I also have people asking all the time if Im open for commissions (which Im not, since Im still overdue on the $5 sketches from September, and 2 from last year I really need to finish). I also would like to take some college classes. Its hard to do art commissions on the road, and pretty much impossible to work on fursuits.

What Im asking is, should I stay with this company, A job that I do not really like, but know for certain I have a paying job with regular income? Or should I quit, Move in with my mother, (who's losing a roommate in a month anyway) and take a chance trying my hand at fursuit building, and commissions, and perhaps get a job on the side?

Poll #1510241 what should I do?

What should I do?

Stay with a job that I do not like, but keep a steady income
8(25.0%)
Take a chance at something I may love, but might not work out.
23(71.9%)


anyway thanks for your help! =03

B-Day

Happy Birthday to Kuddlepup =03