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Thread: I was just happy happy happy today

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    Junior Member sweetlummi's Avatar
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    I was just happy happy happy today

    I order a quilt foot it came in to day woho
    So been playing with it OMG They make it look so eazy on the shows. Any help on how to get control of this I think it going to take me a long time before I make any this stuff look nice.

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    What kind of foot did you buy??
    How about a picture?
    Marie

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    I know what happy happy happy show you watch. Isn't that show just a crack up!!

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    It the quilting foot to free hand quilt

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    YouTube has some great videos on free motion quilting. Depending on which brand of machine you use, that machine's website should also have some videos on how to use particular accessories, or the dealer for that brand should be happy to show you.

    I feel for you - the first time I attached my quilting foot and it started making a clunk-clunk-clunk every time it hopped up and down I thought I was doomed. You'll be just fine - do a couple of practice sandwiches and before you know it you'll have an entire quilt done.
    A fabric stash is always missing that one fabric needed to finish the quilt on which you're working.

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    Congrats on your new toy! Best thing you can do is make yourself a stack of quilt sandwiches and start practicing, before you know it you will have mastered you foot!
    Quilt outside of the box!

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    Always takes practice with new foot. Shows do make it look simple!
    Wayne & Gabriele, the married quilters.

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    a free motion quilting foot (darning foot) will take some time to get used to using simply because it takes practice to do FMQing. the foot is only one part of it. good luck. keep on trying and trying.

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    They make it look so easy because they're not wrestling with a big quilt under the throat. LOL I've been quilting for a number of years, have practiced plenty and can barely do a decent meandering, but don't give up, I haven't.

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    woohooo . .congrats, good luck !
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    I want to know the 'happy, happy, happy' show please!!??

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    Duck Dynasty is the name of the show. My dh and I love this show!!! We use the happy, happy, happy saying all the time.
    Linda

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    Hahaha....i love that show, too--Jack!!! ;-)

    I don't have any advice because I haven't used my special foot, yet, but I'll be interested in any of the advice you get

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    So funny to read your post! In today's mail I got the Satinedge foot by Creative Feet ... saw a tute on Youtube when the gal was on a tv show. It is supposed to be great for doing the edge fast and easy on napkins, table runners, invisible applique and more.

    I haven't even opened the package yet, I jumped on the computer to check email (which of course has my quiltingboard newsletter and brought me here) I sure hope that it does all that it promises!

    Now I"m going to have to jump OFF the puter and go check it out, LOL
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    Thank you, Linda - my dh sometimes watches that show - I'm usually around the corner in my quilting area of the finished basement NOT paying any attention to the TV! lol!! Next time it's on, I must listen in!!
    Quote Originally Posted by mrsponcho1 View Post
    Duck Dynasty is the name of the show. My dh and I love this show!!! We use the happy, happy, happy saying all the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bunniequilter View Post
    Congrats on your new toy! Best thing you can do is make yourself a stack of quilt sandwiches and start practicing, before you know it you will have mastered you foot!
    The practice pieces then can be used for pillows or potholders.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DACO48 View Post
    I know what happy happy happy show you watch. Isn't that show just a crack up!!
    Love that one too.
    Karen

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