I have a Pfaff creative 2.0 sewing/embroidery machine. When I use stitch #89 to quilt gingerbread scallops on my roofs, on my quilt sandwich, the bobbin thread shows on the top. The original tread tension is 9. I've reduced it as far as possible and still the bobbin thread shows. When I take the same stitch and do it on a single piece of fabric the bobbin thread is fine. I've been told I "CAN'T" quilt using decorative stitches because of the feed dogs. I have problem with this, as
Originally Posted by stashmaker
I plan to make some boxes for gifts. Does anyone know where I might find plastic liners for them? The reusable refrigerator boxed all seem to have a lip on them so won't fit right. Tried looking for something on the internet but couldn't find anything. Has anyone washed them? Do they hold their shape?
I have a Singer machine that I use for quilt tops and some quilting. I'd like to purchase a machine to do fancy quilting but dont have room for a long arm? Does anyone have suggestions for a good machine for quilting?
Originally Posted by Joy Higdon
I don't know what came over but I went crazy making bags. Wish I had enough money to fill all of them.
Originally Posted by MamaBear61
Originally Posted by Cecelia363
I love this! Just what I have been looking for, for a quilt for my brother, a mountain bike racer. In greens and tans it will look like "bike trails" don't you think? Please share the pattern name and location with me I can't wait to get started1
The one I made before was black and gray and turned out nice too so I am sure that your idea of greens and tans would be great.
The pattern is "Paradigm Shift" from McCalls quilting. I think
Hi I'm attempting my first binding efforts on placemats without much success! Should I sew binding to front or back and how wide should my binding be? Thanks
After getting back from the AQS show in Des Moines (still just thinking about those jaw-dropping quilts!), I realized that my house was showing my lack of cleaning attention and have to host bunco next week--so really dug in and did some of that "deep" cleaning Managed to get the WWII Vet quilt cut (pretty simple pattern--I hope!) and got the Guild newsletter "to bed" and managed to do some sample quilting on the long arm for my new business--but no real work yet.
Would anyone recognize the quilt pattern that is located on the second row from the top and on the far right side please? It looks like a T.
Thank you very much for your assistance.
Originally Posted by Chris48
Does anyone know of a source for peiced blocks based on the Scriptures. I need blocks to make a border for a quilt, maybe in the 6"-8" size block. I was hoping to find something that stood for the fruits of the spirit but all I found were signature blocks with the joy, peace, hope written on the blank block. If not the fruits then a source of other biblical charaters or events in the Bible. Need five to seven different blocks to use in the border. Sure appreciate the help! Chris
Originally Posted by Caroline in Mo.
The colors look funny,,,too much light and I can'get my camera adjusted.The red is a pretty med dark Christmas red,it looks lipstick red on my screen...