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Forum: Main
08-30-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,723
Posted By jokir44

There was a time when I only used Aurifil because...

There was a time when I only used Aurifil because for a cotton thread it is not excessively linty and great colors. When I started doing lots of FMQ I switched to polyester threads. My juki sews at a...
07-03-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,711
Posted By jokir44

Does she like the holey jeans popular now? I've...

Does she like the holey jeans popular now? I've seen them in the stretch leggings also.
Forum: Main
06-26-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,987
Posted By jokir44

Ladies, I'm going to give you the best advise I...

Ladies, I'm going to give you the best advise I can on learning to FMQ. Go to Facebook. There is a group called Sit down Free Motion Quilting. My machine is a Juki 2010q, not a sit down. Doesn't...
06-25-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By jokir44

Google Nancy Zieman. Some of her books have a DVD...

Google Nancy Zieman. Some of her books have a DVD with them and I think the books are pretty picture heavy. I just today requested one of her books from my library.
06-09-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,253
Posted By jokir44

That brings back so many memories of sewing for...

That brings back so many memories of sewing for my girls. I even hand sewed a few before I got a machine.
Forum: Main
06-08-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,472
Posted By jokir44

With some of my housework I have decided to label...

With some of my housework I have decided to label myself as a "casual housekeeper".:D
Forum: Main
06-04-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,532
Posted By jokir44

I am going to be the odd ball and tell you not to...

I am going to be the odd ball and tell you not to use a border at all. Bind it in the same black as the background or a narrow stripe with all or some of the unicorn colors in it and cut it on the...
05-23-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,612
Posted By jokir44

I've heard the cloudyness is not uncommon also....

I've heard the cloudyness is not uncommon also. I've had the surgery on both eyes and while I don't have to wear glasses for distance or driving I still do because I can see better. My eye doctor...
Forum: Main
05-20-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By jokir44

You could do meandering and curl it in places as...

You could do meandering and curl it in places as you do when you wind floss around your fingers. Do a small sampling of writing but I don't think it will show up well unless you go over it a few...
Forum: Main
05-14-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,071
Posted By jokir44

"I use a much smaller amount then called for and...

"I use a much smaller amount then called for and it works fine. I buy the refill packs, less then a can of basting spray and lasts longer." Thanks for that info FruitLoop.
Forum: Main
05-13-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,071
Posted By jokir44

I haven't tried it but just now read about it and...

I haven't tried it but just now read about it and I read the reviews also. It is $20 and does a double quilt or so it says. Refills are $10. A king size is said to cost $30. The video looks like it...
Forum: Main
05-07-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,620
Posted By jokir44

I always loosen the top tension when working with...

I always loosen the top tension when working with invisible thread. That was a recommendation from one of the quilting experts many years ago.
Forum: Pictures
05-06-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,312
Posted By jokir44

Hi Mavis, I'm also doing the Row by Row with...

Hi Mavis, I'm also doing the Row by Row with Jeanne. She makes us all look like quilting superstars. Waiting for Wednesday class.
Forum: Main
05-06-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,449
Posted By jokir44

Sarge, if you use a good grade of flannel, you...

Sarge, if you use a good grade of flannel, you will not have problems with not washing first. At least I haven't. I have made two wool appliqué on flannel with flannel sashing and they came out of...
Forum: Main
05-01-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,143
Posted By jokir44

I've heard of people using the mat pieces for the...

I've heard of people using the mat pieces for the bottom reinforcement in purses.
04-14-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By jokir44

Betty62, you may have to explain what nylons are...

Betty62, you may have to explain what nylons are first. They aren't worn much anymore.:D
Forum: Main
04-06-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,259
Posted By jokir44

So many names with Crafty or Quilter are already...

So many names with Crafty or Quilter are already taken. How about something with your name in since it is not so common? Darcy's Dreams or something like that.
04-03-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By jokir44

I remember my mom had one to repair snagged nylon...

I remember my mom had one to repair snagged nylon hose during the war when it was hard to get new ones. It looked like a miniature latch hook.
Forum: Main
04-01-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,780
Posted By jokir44

Stripper Sue, Bank Robber Sue

Stripper Sue, Bank Robber Sue
Forum: Recipes
03-17-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,464
Posted By jokir44

I right clicked to save the post since I have a...

I right clicked to save the post since I have a husband and a maltipoo that loves BB muffins.
03-14-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By jokir44

Alan Dart has fantastic patterns. I've made many....

Alan Dart has fantastic patterns. I've made many. Usually the harder part is not the knitting but putting all the pieces together. You did a great job.
Forum: Main
03-13-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,582
Posted By jokir44

Cindy, as guild membership gets older they no...

Cindy, as guild membership gets older they no longer want to do all the work involved. If there are younger members that don't want to do the work then your guild turns into more of a friendship and...
Forum: Pictures
03-12-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,037
Posted By jokir44

Super cute!

Super cute!
Forum: Main
03-12-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,364
Posted By jokir44

The white corners look to me like they could use...

The white corners look to me like they could use something to keep from bagging.
Forum: Main
02-27-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,588
Posted By jokir44

You have three seams so I would guess your seams...

You have three seams so I would guess your seams are 1/8" or just a dab over a 1/4 inch seam. Easy fix to take out and resew. Good that you found out at the beginning.
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