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  1. Still looking for Handi Quilter HQ1/Handi Handles? I'm cleaning out the SEWING ROOM!

    by , Yesterday at 08:30 PM
    I have seen several threads on this topic, but most of them seem to be older. I have mine posted for sale, and just wanted to put out there if anyone is still searching:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/HANDIQUILTER...-/151394018570

    I really don't mean to "solicit" but as the posting is time sensitive, I wanted to get the message out quickly.

    Happy quilting!
  2. Crazy quilt finished

    by , Yesterday at 04:37 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by gigi4419 View Post
    Beautiful quilt!

    Wow what a beauty, wish she was still on the board
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  3. amount of yardage to buy?

    by , 08-27-2014 at 06:39 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by ckcowl View Post
    It depends on what size 1/2 square triangles you plan to make and what size quilt you plan to make. In the tutorial they use a layer cake - which is 10" squares, so, after making your triangle squares & trimming, squaring them up you probably have 8 1/2" squares ; 8" finished.... So, 20 squares ( 4 across X 5 down) would make it 32" x 40" and takes 20 (10") squares... In a yard of fabric (36" X 42") you can cut 12 (10") squares (3 across X 4 ) so,
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  4. Skipped stitches on longarm frame using Janome 1600P

    by , 08-26-2014 at 04:52 PM
    I am using SR2 longarm frame with Janome 1600P machine and get skipped stitches (was working fine). Could it be the thread? I'm using star thread , 100% cotton fabric with warm and natural batting. Organ 90/14 DP needle. What would you suggest?
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  5. Never again

    by , 08-24-2014 at 07:09 PM
    [QUOTE=Doggramma;6857828]Wow that sure is an impressive quilt! Maybe next time you could do the blocks bigger? It would still be heavy, but you'd be done quicker.[/QUO


    Great idea Lori but still not making one like this. Thank you for your comments.
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  6. birthday wishes

    by , 08-23-2014 at 05:00 PM
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  7. Dreamy Dresdens by Charisma

    by , 08-22-2014 at 08:14 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by cindy anne View Post
    It's beautiful. Love your quilting talent.
    love this quilt. Great Job Charisma
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  8. Sports Jersey Quilt

    by , 08-20-2014 at 11:12 AM
    A girl I work with came up to me and asked if I was interested in a project. Her son is now 23 and his days of playing in organized sports is over but he has all these jerseys left and instead of throwing them out, she has been saving them. I have quilted before but nothing like this, so when she asked me, with my "I can do anything I set my mind to" attitude, I told her I would. Ive gotten inspired by lots of images online and picked out the backing and batting. I plan on using a lot ...
  9. Birthday gals/gents

    by , 08-20-2014 at 04:14 AM
    'you are a leader both among your friends and in business. Your ideals are high and you should let them lead you, for they will take you far. You are jovial and vivacious, fond of outdoor sports and travel and are well liked by all."
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  10. You might have collected too many machines if...

    by , 08-19-2014 at 08:00 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by redbugsullivan View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Rodney View Post
    I may have the opportunity to display some at next year's fair in the 4H sewing exhibit. I'm hoping to have a few older ones set up that people can sew with if they want. I'll have to try to get a good variety before then. I'm hoping it works out.
    Rodney
    That is exactly what my husband wants to happen. Too many of our young folk dismiss machines that are not push button. Our hope is that real machines, with opportunity, will turn the heads of our youth and increase their creativity
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