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05-11-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By Austinite

I have a Janome HD3000, a Janome 2222, a Juki...

I have a Janome HD3000, a Janome 2222, a Juki 2010, and a Juki serger: I use Schmetz in all of my machines, I buy them bulk on Amazon, the universals and the quilting ones
Forum: Main
03-12-2022, 04:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,028
Posted By Austinite

I've had great luck with the smaller fabric...

I've had great luck with the smaller fabric sellers online, my last two recent CaliQuiltCo orders were shipped the day after I ordered and they arrived within a week. MerMer Fabrics, Cotton Patch...
Forum: Main
03-09-2022, 03:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,318
Posted By Austinite

I haven't been to a baby shower with games in 20...

I haven't been to a baby shower with games in 20 years, thankfully at least in my part of the country the games are out of fashion! Every shower I've been to except maybe a few, both the expectant...
Forum: Main
03-09-2022, 02:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,028
Posted By Austinite

I haven't had a lot of luck with wide backings...

I haven't had a lot of luck with wide backings for the same reason, they aren't wound straight on the bolt so I end up way way off. I have gone back to either using a sheet or piecing a backing out...
Forum: Main
03-04-2022, 03:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,795
Posted By Austinite

sounds like a Chinese knock off seller! I buy...

sounds like a Chinese knock off seller! I buy precuts from Green Fairy Quilts all the time and there is never a nasty smell and the jelly rolls, charm packs etc are all the usual name brands.

I...
02-26-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,135
Posted By Austinite

saving nice things for "someday" is one reason we...

saving nice things for "someday" is one reason we never wanted china when we got married, my grandmother's china sat in the cabinet untouched for 54 years, waiting on "someday." A couple that we're...
Forum: Main
01-13-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,226
Posted By Austinite

I've had a big box cheapie for years and a spray...

I've had a big box cheapie for years and a spray bottle and no issues, all of them leaked water until I got wise and stopped putting water in them.
10-19-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,818
Posted By Austinite

in my line of work I see people with...

in my line of work I see people with kidney/urinary problems all day from chronic dehydration and/or from "holding it" so they can rush to a gas station between jobs to relieve themselves like all...
09-21-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,691
Posted By Austinite

I walk miles in an average workday and I wear...

I walk miles in an average workday and I wear Birkenstocks: I have 7 pairs total, 2 for work and five for home. I also wear Chacos all the time, I have 4 pairs, my feet never hurt. I don't own any...
Forum: Main
06-18-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 58,112
Posted By Austinite

My body will be donated to an anthropological...

My body will be donated to an anthropological research center at a local university, it will cost my family absolutely nothing and I'm actually very excited about it, my bones will be a permanent...
06-15-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By Austinite

I made fabric masks for awhile last year when...

I made fabric masks for awhile last year when things first happened but it ended up being a really bad idea for me: I internalized more stress because I felt so much responsibility for so many...
Forum: Main
06-07-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,478
Posted By Austinite

when I do kids I love to do 6 inch square quilts,...

when I do kids I love to do 6 inch square quilts, I've got a die cutter die that cuts the perfect squares that finish at 6 inches and then I can just go nuts with fun fabric with themes they like...
Forum: Main
05-24-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Austinite

I would skip the 2020, it's virtually identical...

I would skip the 2020, it's virtually identical to my 2010 except for the color. I love my 2010, it's not picky about thread and it runs beautifully, the light on it sucks so I have magnetic LED...
04-19-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,877
Posted By Austinite

I adore the fall & winter holidays and Halloween...

I adore the fall & winter holidays and Halloween is my favorite! I start watching my spooky/scary/horror movies in October (everything from Garfield Halloween to Ghostbusters to Hocus Pocus to...
Forum: Main
04-10-2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,101
Posted By Austinite

It's supposed to be fun so if there's a part...

It's supposed to be fun so if there's a part that's not fun for you, then figure out how to either A: not do it (quilt by check) or B: make it fun (get a larger throat machine or a LA)

you'll get...
Forum: Main
04-06-2021, 03:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By Austinite

I've seen it before and I'm not a fan for the...

I've seen it before and I'm not a fan for the same reason as someone else upthread: I can't get yardage in the prints I want.
Forum: Main
03-09-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,537
Posted By Austinite

I have a Juki 2010 and a very limited amount of...

I have a Juki 2010 and a very limited amount of space and I'm super intrigued by the Cutie frame! I'm thinking I'm going to wait a year and when all the bloggers have it and have posted reviews and...
Forum: Main
03-09-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Austinite

lots of the medical fabric being printed has...

lots of the medical fabric being printed has pretty outdated ideas on it sadly, I've never seen fabric with a female physician on it or a male nurse and forget about finding other medical...
Forum: Main
03-09-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By Austinite

I've got a Juki TL 2010 and I use Schmetz...

I've got a Juki TL 2010 and I use Schmetz Quilting needles that I get bulk on Amazon, you can also use universal needles. The last time I bought needles I paid roughly $65 for 100 but when you think...
Forum: Main
01-20-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,438
Posted By Austinite

i love disappearing 9 patch! i love to do it...

i love disappearing 9 patch! i love to do it when i've got lots of squares laying around!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEjZOXxPazg
Forum: Main
01-08-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,586
Posted By Austinite

I don't have any UFOs either, I get super...

I don't have any UFOs either, I get super stressed out when I leave something unfinished.
Forum: Main
01-07-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By Austinite

one of the machines I recommend for beginners is...

one of the machines I recommend for beginners is the Janome 2222.
...
Forum: Main
01-06-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,663
Posted By Austinite

Talking LOL I feel you! I have most of a 25 yard roll...

LOL I feel you! I have most of a 25 yard roll and a whole 'nother 25 yard roll that I got on clearance 2 years ago!
Forum: Main
11-23-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,493
Posted By Austinite

I change needles with each quilt or if it's...

I change needles with each quilt or if it's something smaller every 2-3 projects. For the needles I use the 60-70c per needle cost is nothing compared to the cost of batting and fabric.
Forum: Main
10-29-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,171
Posted By Austinite

Landau sucks! Avoid them at all costs! I...

Landau sucks! Avoid them at all costs! I recommend the Greys Anatomy scrubs as well, they have tons of styles to fit lots of shapes and sizes. Pants with the knit or maternity type bands are way...
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