I'm making a quilt but do not have a quilting machine and was planning to have it quilted. Because I hate having short "drops", and mattresses keep getting deeper, I expect to make it slightly bigger than the typical 105 x 90 king size quilt. I won't expect a fancy pattern, maybe just a straight line of stitches an inch or so inside each square (squares are 7", 10 across and 10 down, plus borders and corners to make the sides/drops). The squares are embroidered with various animal
Originally Posted by Pollytink
Yes, I've noticed it and am really concerned. Looked at the online catalog and the new one I got in the mail yesterday and wanted to contact them to ask about it but haven't found a way yet. And the thing is, I don't like the new expensive fabrics very much. I like their original collections better. their site is one of my favorites to find inexpensive fabrics I like, and the good sales they have. Haven't been watching the thread but that's disturbing too. I need to find the customer service phone
Does anyone own a Juki TL-2200 QVP long arm quilter? I am interested in any blogs as well as any tips anyone could offer. I have problems when run out of thread in bobbin to continue row.
Originally Posted by azwendyg
Here are some pictures of practice sandwiches I did to use as teaching samples with m 4-H group. This is not exactly a tutorial, but I didn't think it really fit anywhere else, and hopefully some will find it useful. Our group of 4-H'rs got together yesterday and they had a blast trying out different designs. I thought you all might be interested in seeing what you can do with a few simple shapes.
For each shape I'm showing a closeup and then a larger view of the whole sample piece.
I am wanting any information on the mega quilter, I am looking into buying an 4 year used one. I would like to know what is an fair price for this machine- this is machine only no frame. I also have heard that this machine can have some tension issues. If anyone has had one or has one please lets me know the pros and cons on this machine. I am looking for something reliable and easy to use. I have enough tenison in my life without getting some from machine so any or all information would be
Originally Posted by DaisyMtn
My mom passed away a few years ago and so I have taken her room and made a sewing space. LYou know how you have all these odds and ends you can never find so you go buy a new one? I took her clothest and put a peg board on
the wall, I hang all my notions and try to leave them in the original container so I can hang them. I also added a shelf to put my books and fabric I was working with. I had a lot of roll about plastic containers with drawers. Here I have spools of ribbon, bias tape
Originally Posted by merrylouw
Those are four great quilts. I especially like the scrappy one, it's so cheerful. I'm sure the recipients will love them.
Love the RGV! Grew up in Weslaco!
Originally Posted by tinch1
my husband who is a former industrial sewing machine mechanic says to check the top tension and to make sure there is no lint in the tension disc for the top thread. Hope that helps
Originally Posted by leatheflea
Here's mine so far and its only a 9 inch block. This year she has added a touch of embroidery to the pattern. I haven't done hand embroidery for years so this is gonna have to wait till I can get to town for floss. You can find more info on it here
can i still get a copy of this block in 2014 ? i cannot find it
I am looking to get my hands on a copy of a quilt pattern called "all wrapped up" from the artichoke collection. any suggestions?