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  1. I am sick over my mistake!!!

    by , 04-28-2013 at 11:20 AM
    I am trying to Free Motion Quilt, I made the sherbet colored quilt, I bought one of those purple pens where I traced the design onto the fabric. WELL...I also have a purple pen that is a purple dye pen... and well I picked up the wrong pen ( they look exactly alike!!!!!) I traced the design on 4 squares and well now it will not wash out - obviously. I was making this quilt for my Mom for Mother's day. I have tried alcohol, hair spray, even acetone, I have one more thing to try, Crisco. I need to ...
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  2. Frustrated using freezer paper to stitch a feather design, NEED HELP!

    by , 04-26-2013 at 11:42 PM
    Okay, I have watched the videos read all about free motion quilting. I practiced and practiced a lot more..I traced my design onto the freezer paper then pinned the paper to my practice fabric. I did a pretty descent job, but it was sooo hard getting all the paper out from under the stitching, in some cases I actually lifted some of the thread, now it's poking up funny. What am I doing wrong, I tried so hard to delicately remove the paper.
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  3. 1953 Singer 15-91 Beautiful condition!

    by , 04-24-2013 at 10:57 AM
    I got a 15-91 on ebay for $190, it is absolutely in perfect condition, I have the receipt, barely used grease tub, button holer instruction book all like they were barely used. I took it to my local sewing repairman, he was stunned, he said he had NEVER seen an old machine more like new than this one. It stitches perfect. Love it.
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  4. Here's a pic of the quilt

    by , 04-23-2013 at 01:40 PM
    This is the sherbet colored quilt I am speaking of.
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  5. Quilting Question!

    by , 04-23-2013 at 01:38 PM
    I finished my sherbet multi color quilt top, I plan on machine quilting, mostly stitching in the ditch around squares. I don't know what color thread to use. I had an off white attached for backing. If I use off white it will look less than good (I think) but will be better for the back, if I use one color that matches most of the quilt top, it will look lousy on the back. Should I use off white in the bobbin, and color on top? Should I use one color to quilt the entire top? I have always used ...
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  6. Quilting Question!

    by , 04-23-2013 at 01:37 PM
    I finished my sherbet multi color quilt top, I plan on machine quilting, mostly stitching in the ditch around squares. I don't know what color thread to use. I had an off white attached for backing. If I use off white it will look less than good (I think) but will be better for the back, if I use one color that matches most of the quilt top, it will look lousy on the back. Should I use off white in the bobbin, and color on top? Should I use one color to quilt the entire top? I have always used ...
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  7. You should be proud of yourself.

    by , 04-14-2013 at 12:51 AM
    Your projects are nicely done, good job.
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  8. Need suggestions??

    by , 04-12-2013 at 06:37 PM
    I had planned on putting the green strip around the whole quilt, then the light colored flower fabric as a final border. What can I do to make this better, any suggestions?
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