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06-11-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Sailorwoman

I really like the quilt he used as a finished...

I really like the quilt he used as a finished demo, too. Great site! Thanks, Watson.
06-01-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,902
Posted By Sailorwoman

I just got an email from Craftsy: "Please note...

I just got an email from Craftsy: "Please note that we will provide a way for those of you who have purchased classes to receive a copy of the classes you purchased. For example, we’re working on a...
Forum: Main
05-07-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Sailorwoman

Walking Foot

I recently watched a video on paper piecing and I noticed that the woman was using a walking foot. She did sew on the newsprint. I have never thought to use my walking foot while paper piecing. I am...
Forum: Main
04-16-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By Sailorwoman

I also bought the Westalee "starter set" as...

I also bought the Westalee "starter set" as juliasb did. Because there are so many rulers out there and because they are pricey, I decided that I would not buy anymore until I had learned and...
Forum: Main
03-19-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,580
Posted By Sailorwoman

I am so envious! My husband and I are among...

I am so envious! My husband and I are among millions who are out of country and cannot get home. This country is in total lock-down; no flights either domestic or international; restrictions on ALL...
Forum: Pictures
01-07-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By Sailorwoman

Unfortunately, your pictures did not load.

Unfortunately, your pictures did not load.
Forum: Main
01-04-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,571
Posted By Sailorwoman

Before you purchase, be certain that your dealer...

Before you purchase, be certain that your dealer is close-by. Juki will allow only authorized Juki dealers to repair their machines. They will not send parts to unauthorized dealers. If your...
Forum: Main
12-22-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,910
Posted By Sailorwoman

The only advice that I would add here is that if...

The only advice that I would add here is that if you use flannel for binding, increase your seam allowance to about 1/2" since flannel tends to fray more easily.
Forum: Pictures
12-17-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,391
Posted By Sailorwoman

Mexican Star

I have just finished this Mexican Star. It was really fun to make and I like the 3D effect because of the construction. I don't usually do dense quilting but since this is a wall hanging, I decided...
Forum: Pictures
12-16-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,105
Posted By Sailorwoman

That is adorable! Super job. Someone will be...

That is adorable! Super job. Someone will be thrilled.
Forum: Main
12-14-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,540
Posted By Sailorwoman

I have used Bubble Jet on labels. I have some...

I have used Bubble Jet on labels. I have some that were done about 10 years ago and have been frequently washed. They have faded a little but nothing that I am concerned about. I'm not sure you...
Forum: Main
12-11-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,580
Posted By Sailorwoman

I just soaked it for about 20 min. in fairly hot...

I just soaked it for about 20 min. in fairly hot water with a splash of Retayne and it came off very easily. I think from now on I will just skip the peel off attempt and go straight to soak. We do...
Forum: Main
12-11-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,580
Posted By Sailorwoman

I did use an ink jet printer and I couldn't get...

I did use an ink jet printer and I couldn't get the backing off even before I pressed it. I did get in touch with Printed Treasures. They reiterated that I should press with a warm iron and if that...
Forum: Main
12-11-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,580
Posted By Sailorwoman

Please help. peeling the backing paper off of a Printed Treasures sheet

Has anyone out there had any luck peeling the backing paper off of a Printed Treasures sheet? I have just printed a label for a quilt. It fed through the printer with no problem, and it looks...
12-06-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,826
Posted By Sailorwoman

Here is the link: https://love-sew.com/ . I...

Here is the link: https://love-sew.com/ . I looked at those but I wanted a larger size. I finally ordered from Precision Quilting Tools and am very happy with it.
Forum: Main
11-22-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,014
Posted By Sailorwoman

I just did the ruler test and discovered that I...

I just did the ruler test and discovered that I could easily get a layer of fabric under a couple of spots. I moved the ruler to another spot on the cutting table with the same result. I then moved...
11-20-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,338
Posted By Sailorwoman

Thank you so much for posting. I was able to...

Thank you so much for posting. I was able to indulge in Modern Quilt magazines. I do not usually make modern quilts but I love seeing what is out there.
Forum: Main
11-20-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By Sailorwoman

It certainly looks great and is getting really...

It certainly looks great and is getting really good reviews. Here is the link to the demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS1dN7kVEDc
Forum: Main
11-11-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,179
Posted By Sailorwoman

I strongly agree with those who said to be...

I strongly agree with those who said to be certain to have a local dealer near you. My Juki needed repairs and the closest dealer was 125 miles away. If a repair shop is not an authorized Juki...
Forum: Main
11-03-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By Sailorwoman

Welcome, Sprocket, from Eastern Ontario. This is...

Welcome, Sprocket, from Eastern Ontario. This is a great forum with members who are always so happy to help.
Forum: Main
10-26-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,938
Posted By Sailorwoman

Almost the same day when I was concerned about...

Almost the same day when I was concerned about the amount of fabric I had left for the binding, I read this post by Tartan: https://www.quiltingboard.com/tutorials-f10/binding-cheat-t303704.html ....
Forum: Main
10-25-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,681
Posted By Sailorwoman

That is an excellent article. Thank you for...

That is an excellent article. Thank you for posting. I know that the main intent is addressing safety, but the information also helps while doing a burn-test to help determine the fabric.
Forum: Main
10-22-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By Sailorwoman

I use flannel a lot on the back of my quilts. I...

I use flannel a lot on the back of my quilts. I find that if I have basted it well, using any method, it works out with no problem. Starching does help as flannel seems to stretch more.
Forum: Main
10-06-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,256
Posted By Sailorwoman

When I was making garments, I would not be...

When I was making garments, I would not be without a serger, but I have never used one for quilting.
Forum: Tutorials
10-03-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,178
Posted By Sailorwoman

That looks like so much fun and gives such a...

That looks like so much fun and gives such a beautiful result. Love the humour your tutorials. Thank you.
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