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Originally Posted by SlightlyOffQuilter
Honestly, I have yet to find ANY fabrics that will hold a photo unless I print them on my Grandmothers Epson printer. If I print it on my HP, NOTHING but black stays. This is because Epson inks are pigment ink ( permanent ) and HP inks are dye based ( water soluble ) . HP does make Vivera Pigment Ink. Make sure to check your ink to be sure it says PIGMENT and not DYE. A quick tell is if your printer uses 1 black cartridge and 1 tri-color cartridge your printer does not support pigment cartridges.
Originally Posted by BuzzinBumble
Apparently I'm not alone in feeling uncertain about how to quilt a One Block Wonder. I'm in the midst of sewing my second one and just love the serendipity and forgiving nature of this style of quilting. The arrangement of the hexagons makes quilting it a puzzler. My first OBW went un-quilted. Inexperienced as i am, I chose to make it with a lovely Ralph Lauren Lakota Paisley, in a suede like fabric, and although it turned out beautiful, the thought of trying to quilt through all that thickness
Originally Posted by PaperPrincess
And be sure to put your name on EVERYTHING! I like to label the plug end of my power cables, this way if you need to unplug, you know you've got the right one!
Originally Posted by thimblebug6000
Here's my list just for starters:
Bedding and pillow, and EAR PLUGS!!!
Show and Tell, Name Tag, handwork, book, Masking Tape
Toiletries, Tylenol, muscle relaxant,anti-histamine, vitamins, curling iron
Towels & face cloths, clock, beanbag pillow, hairspray. Bathing suit & rubber flip flops
PJ's or other comfy sewing attire, flip flops or slippers.
Couple tops & pants or capris, rain jacket ?? sweatshirt
Originally Posted by QuiltnNan
for a starting machine, I bought this one http://www.amazon.com/Brother-Afford...2848121&sr=1-1 [but got it at WM]. I like that it has the quilting features, needle threading, and lots of stitches. It forms stitches very well. It also feeds points through without eating them down the hole. I found, though, that I had to adjust where the 1/4" mark is- it takes more than 1/4 directly at the
I was a die-hard read from Unread Topics gal. I was very unhappy to hear that it would no longer be available. I saw a post from one of our members and canít recall who that was. Their tip was to scroll to the bottom of the screen and click on Archive in the Contact Us menu bar. Then choose the Forum/Section that you want to read from. As you read the posts in that Section, your computer changes the color of it. Then you can move to the next Thread that has not yet changed color. This really