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Favorite tool, favorite feature and top of the wish list

Old 04-27-2015, 02:56 PM
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Default Favorite tool, favorite feature and top of the wish list

I don't "need" a lot of tools - but I really do like them. What is your favorite quilting tool? I think mine is my Fons & Porter seam ripper. I have had quite a few different ones - none of the others worked as well as that one.

As for a feature - I say my automatic thread cutter on my machine. Its not perfect - but it really is nice.

Wish list - that is easy. Very tip top is the laser line. Man that would be great!
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Old 04-27-2015, 03:47 PM
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My current favorites are my bloc loc rulers amd my Gypsy Cutting Gizmo. You certainly can trim up your HST and cut apart your chain stitched patches without them, but these tools make those tasks so much easier!
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Old 04-27-2015, 04:11 PM
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My favorite tool is my Go. I can't imagine going back to rotary cutting all my quilt pieces. My favorite feature on my machine is the thread cutter. I don't have a wish list, I have everything I want right now as far as quilting goes. I do see a new machine in the near future.
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Old 04-27-2015, 04:12 PM
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My favourite tool changes, my favourite feature is needle down feature or needle threader and my wish list is a long arm.
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Old 04-27-2015, 04:18 PM
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My favorite would have to be the IDT (built in walking foot) on my older Pfaff. On my Brother would be the thread cutter. I really could not do without my rotary cutter and mat. Don't have a Go.
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Old 04-27-2015, 04:59 PM
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I love my old Olfa rotary cutters, my olfa mat, and I am slowly getting all the Creative Grid rulers that I can...LOVE my Juki 98Q. What I would really love to have is a dedicated sewing room. Upstairs. I have an area in the basement, but just hate going down there some days.
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Old 04-27-2015, 06:11 PM
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1. My square ruler set from 4" to 15"
2. The laser light on my Baby Lock which reduces my marking.
3. More space for quilting.
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:23 PM
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Creative Grid Rulers, thread cutter and getting larger hoop for machine embroidery.
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:54 PM
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I don't have a sewing machine, so:
Favorite tool: Comfort Thimble
Favorite feature: thread snips
Wish list: Subscription to British quilt magazine, Love Patchwork & Quilting.
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Old 04-27-2015, 09:40 PM
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I love, love, love my Westalee ruler. I get perfect cuts with it. I just finished a Bargello table runner and all the points matched perfectly - thanks to having accurate strip cuts.

My favorite feature on my sewing machine - hands down, the "pivot" feature. Everytime I stop, the foot lifts up, then automatically goes back down when I give it more gas. Great for taking pins out and turning corners.

Wish list - Gammill Statler long arm. I'm going to be wishing for many years LOL.

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