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Forum: Main
04-13-2021, 03:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By emcay

Is there something happening in Sept or are you...

Is there something happening in Sept or are you just going to Paducah?
Forum: Main
02-20-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,860
Posted By emcay

States or countries you've visited National...

States or countries you've visited
National Parks
Favorite city
First place you'll visit when Covid is in the rear view window

Can you tell I've been stuck at home?
Forum: Main
01-24-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,809
Posted By emcay

Puma--I'm intrigued by Letters from Grandma. Can...

Puma--I'm intrigued by Letters from Grandma. Can you share a link to that? TIA
Forum: Main
12-13-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,789
Posted By emcay

Some of mine have a jigsaw like piece to take out...

Some of mine have a jigsaw like piece to take out to get the foot inside the template & i don't want to misplace that. Low shank, Westalee brand.
Forum: Main
12-13-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By emcay

Learned this method from watching Marianne Fons...

Learned this method from watching Marianne Fons several years ago! So much easier & accurate.
Forum: Main
12-13-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,789
Posted By emcay

Machine quilting ruler storage

Just received an early Christmas gift of ruler foot and rulers and loving them! I am concerned that storing them loosely together will scratch some of the measurement markings on them. I'm...
Forum: Main
11-16-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,835
Posted By emcay

How often do you (should you) use your secondary machines?

I just realized recently that I've been sewing exclusively on one machine for quite awhile. It's been over three years since I touched one of my older ones. I think I'm only keeping it for...
Forum: Main
10-07-2020, 04:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By emcay

I printed Projects at a Glance (free ) from...

I printed Projects at a Glance (free ) from pixelstopatchwork.com. It's well thought out and easy to use. Sadly I needed 2 pages for my WIPs and 1 for my kits/projects I'm still collecting fabric...
Forum: Main
10-05-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,197
Posted By emcay

AQS cancells all 2021 Shows

Just found out AQS announced this today. See quiltweek.com
Forum: Main
08-26-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,840
Posted By emcay

Thanks for the suggestions! If I hadn't been...

Thanks for the suggestions! If I hadn't been told three times that it was in stock I might be a little less irritated. An "I don't know " or "We'll have to check" would have been better for me. ...
Forum: Main
08-26-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,840
Posted By emcay

Trouble ordering wide backing

Is it me??
I ordered a piece of backing on 7/20 from a reputable vendor. They verified it's was in stock & charged me that day. I never received a shipping notice so after three weeks and three...
Forum: Main
08-02-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By emcay

Thanks for the oven liner idea! I'm currently...

Thanks for the oven liner idea! I'm currently using a supreme slider but have an oven liner I purchased in Feb and it wasn't what I wanted. Before I got around to returning it things shut down &...
Forum: Main
07-26-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By emcay

Can I use Guttermann 100% polyester thread to hand quilt?

I'm getting ready to hand quilt a throw and realized the best color thread to use is a machine sewing thread. Will it hold up?
TIA
Forum: Main
07-20-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,595
Posted By emcay

Like many I struggled finding 1/4" mostly because...

Like many I struggled finding 1/4" mostly because I was lining up fabric with edge of foot. It was never right and many blocks were undersized! I always use 50 WT thread but it still happened. I kept...
Forum: Main
06-25-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,666
Posted By emcay

Love your quilts Peckish! If you cut once, you...

Love your quilts Peckish! If you cut once, you would have bias on the edges but the inner border would be on grain. If cut twice (an X) you'd be sewing bias edges with straight of grain on edges. ...
Forum: Main
04-11-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By emcay

A different Weather Vane?

Is there another name for this block? I know it's not what the Weather Vane block usually looks like. I've looked in multiple reference books and online and cannot find it anywhere!

624140
Thx
01-09-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 276,243
Posted By emcay

Thanks Quossom! Now I need to decide how many...

Thanks Quossom! Now I need to decide how many sheets to print. I hope I can fit my UFOs on 2 pages... plus one for my "kitted" projects I haven't even begun. 🤔
01-08-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 276,243
Posted By emcay

Quossom, where did you find that planner sheet? ...

Quossom, where did you find that planner sheet? Tried googling it but couldn't print it from the site I found it. Thx.
11-18-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 341,462
Posted By emcay

Apologies if this has been covered.�� I've never...

Apologies if this has been covered.�� I've never done a mystery because I haven't wanted to spend time and fabric when I don't know the outcome but these colors! I've seen people say they're...
Forum: Main
11-09-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By emcay

Have you tried sewing on it at a friend's house? ...

Have you tried sewing on it at a friend's house? If it's a problem with the current in your house it might work differently at a friend's.
Forum: Main
09-04-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,849
Posted By emcay

Found one but address too long! Google "sewing...

Found one but address too long! Google "sewing room floor plan funny" and look at images.
Forum: Main
08-18-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,925
Posted By emcay

SITD pinwheel

Is there any way to SITD a pinwheel in one motion? Trying to avoid lots of starts and stops. TIA ☺
Forum: Main
08-02-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,500
Posted By emcay

When I make a donation (whether it's a quilt,...

When I make a donation (whether it's a quilt, canned food, money or my time) I don't expect a thank you from the recipient. If I get one, great! Having been in situations myself that have been...
Forum: Main
07-30-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,930
Posted By emcay

I'm in the "Go for it!" camp. You've thought...

I'm in the "Go for it!" camp. You've thought this through. I re-read your original post and didn't see you mention starting a business or quilting for others to offset the expense which many...
04-28-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,758
Posted By emcay

For 10 years I've gone Wed& Thur but due to...

For 10 years I've gone Wed& Thur but due to family illness was unable this year. But it worked out to go Sat! Much smaller crowd I thought but could be due to day and weather. Saw all I wanted to...
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