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  1. Sewing Supplies

    by , 06-01-2013 at 06:12 PM
    Looking for a good web site to order sewing supplies. I recently went on sewforless.com and they have a great deal on 505 spray adhesive is less than half the price of my local quilt store. Also noticed their Isacord Embroidery Thread is $2 less a spool. Wow a big savings since half of everything I earn goes towards this crazy hobby. Does anybody have any codes to use for this website? Any other ideas for cost saving supplies?
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  2. APQS Ultimate ll Stitch Regulator

    by , 06-01-2013 at 01:59 PM
    Does anyone know if the Ultimate ll has a stitch regulator available for it or not?
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  3. How you make a quilt with this fabric??? for a motorhome.

    by , 06-01-2013 at 01:07 PM
    I'd like to make a quilt for our bed in our trailer we go camping in all the time. The colors in the trailer are light brown dark red and gold. Sort of busy fabric, needs to be calm. How would you make the quilt??
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  4. block storage

    by , 05-30-2013 at 05:41 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltE View Post
    Here's my pizza box solution ..............
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  5. Sewing at night

    by , 05-30-2013 at 03:08 AM
    I find myself doing a lot of late night sewing, I am not sure if it is good for me or not but I seem to get so much done and when I get into the grove of a project it amazes me that I can actually sew for hours and not even know it is really the next morning and I started late in the afternoon the day before.

    The really scary part is when I pick up the phone to call my daughter and then realize it is 3:00 am, good thing I looked at the clock first!

    Does anyone else do this? ...
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  6. My hexagon mini "art' work journey.

    by , 05-29-2013 at 10:28 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Recurver View Post
    Hi there,

    Two weeks ago my mother an I went to a workshop to make a hexagon flower ring. We went to the workshop with the idea it was on de sewing machine. I was shocked. I have never did any hand sewing. But we went anyway.

    The morning went by and I put some hexagons together. My mother learned me quick how to sew by hand.
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  7. May doll quilt is here

    by , 05-29-2013 at 12:58 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Ms Grace View Post
    Received my beautiful quilt from Jean D today.
    It is adorable. She calls it "A Door to My Crazy World".
    How appropriate for me....
    I truly love it, thanks soooo much Jean. You did a fantastic job on it.
    Thanks also for the very cute buttons.
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  8. Help with making a whole in my sewing table for my machine!!!!

    by , 05-29-2013 at 09:56 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Prism99 View Post
    Does your sewing machine have a top-loading bobbin? Or a front-loading bobbin? I think that is what makes the difference.

    If you have a top-loader, it's enough to cut the hole to fit the machine.

    If you have a front-loading bobbin as I do, typically you make the hole larger than the machine and create a plexiglass insert to fill the gap between the hole and your machine. I believe hardwares stores will cut plexiglass for you to a paper pattern; you would add legs to the
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  9. My scrappy quilt is done.

    by , 05-29-2013 at 07:47 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by craftygrandma5 View Post
    Your quilt and quilting are both beautiful. Please post the name of the pattern. I have lots of scraps and would love to try making a quilt by this pattern.
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  10. Is there a "best time" to purchase a machine?

    by , 05-29-2013 at 04:54 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Nanny's dollface View Post
    Where I live is Southern California, there are not many places to purchase used machines...nearest quilt store is about 40 minutes away and I still can't afford their prices of $5k or better for a used high end machine that had previously went for $7k.

    Then there's always The Viking Gallery at Joanne's....which is 5 minutes from my house and where I purchased my Viking Emerald 118 on sale for $399 last November just before Thanksgiving ( Black Friday in US). They don't sell used machines.
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