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  1. My Longarm is skipping stitches

    by , 07-25-2013 at 05:09 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by aborning View Post
    The past 2 weeks I quilted two quilts--but with frustration. I would be quilting and then get to a certain spot and it would start giving me long skipped stitches and then switch back to regular stitching. The skipped stitches occured only when moving in a horizontal direction. My husband looked at the cabling while I was quilting and watching the cords and moving them around and we got them placed to where it wouldn't do it. But every new time I go to use the machine, it does the same thing.
  2. quilter at heart

    by , 07-25-2013 at 08:31 AM
    Well had a busy week, first did some ordering, 6 bolts of 60" wide PFD fabric for dyeing. Then ordered a spin dryer for my dye studio, Have the Panda washer already. Also ordered some dyes, have all the paints, inks, and what not that I could ever need.
    I also got a folding table 2X5 feet, it fits perfect in my little shed, now have the perfect place to sit and paint, the counter top and laundry sink are just right for dyeing, have 2 shelves under to store buckets and a couple of plastic ...
  3. Day & Night in Black & Pink

    by , 07-25-2013 at 07:05 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Bobbielinks View Post
    Here's another beauty from Doris. I do wish the pink fabric would have shown better in the pictures. It is a light pink, but much richer than the pictures show. This is a large (107 x 107) quilt. Doris and I chose Hobbs Poly batting to help keep the quilt weight down. Even though I custom quilted this top I was able to quilt from inside the left border all the way across the top to just inside the right border. I used pink thread throught the body of the quilt and was amazed that it did not
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  4. 12 fan table runner pattern

    by , 07-25-2013 at 07:04 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Gladygirl View Post
    I saw Eleanor Burns make what she called THE 12 FAN TABLE RUNNER on RFD tv today--have searched all thru her website and can't find the pattern. Does anyone have it or know where to get it? Google didn't bring up anything either so I'm stumped. Wanted to make some for Christmas gifts. Thanks for any help.
  5. Some pictures of my quilts

    by , 07-25-2013 at 07:03 AM
    I am new here and these are pictures of quilts I have made.

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    This quilt was made for my youngest son when he was 18 years old (he is now 24).
    One side is in sashiko because he was at the University studying english and japonese.
    The other side is made with fabrics I bought for half and hand-dyed by myself for the other half.
    My son said to me exactly what he wants and I made it

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