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Forum: Main
01-24-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,409
Posted By DawnFurlong

There are definitely sewing machines out there...

There are definitely sewing machines out there with a larger harp space. I bought an Elna eXcellence 740 used (it was a trade in). It has an 11 inch harp space. It is fairly easy to quilt a king...
Forum: Main
01-24-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,384
Posted By DawnFurlong

I also want to make a Bargello quilt. For the...

I also want to make a Bargello quilt. For the longest time I thought no way and had no interest. But I have moved to admiring the quilt to looking at different how to's to wanting to do one. Still...
Forum: Main
01-24-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,384
Posted By DawnFurlong

Love the Winding Ways quilt pattern. Even bought...

Love the Winding Ways quilt pattern. Even bought the acrylic templates to cut the pieces. Did attempt a couple of blocks. Couldn't seem myself persevering through who knows how many practice...
Forum: Main
01-24-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,500
Posted By DawnFurlong

Finally a website with a tutorial. ...

Finally a website with a tutorial.

https://newquilters.com/windmill-quilt-block-strip-piecing-tutorial/

I have been searching for rectangle windmills.
Forum: Main
01-24-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,500
Posted By DawnFurlong

Here is another one (scroll halfway down on the...

Here is another one (scroll halfway down on the page). She is calling her quilt Valor Windmills...
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Forum: Main
01-24-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,500
Posted By DawnFurlong

Seems like it is a variation of a windmill block....

Seems like it is a variation of a windmill block. The closest I have found thus far in searching is on this website:

https://stashbandit.net/quiltmakers-100-blocks-v-15-blog-tour/
Forum: Main
01-21-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By DawnFurlong

I would start with a google search (and on Ebay)...

I would start with a google search (and on Ebay) for models of this machine on sale. I have never sold a machine myself, but have thought about it. This was the first thing I did to see what others...
Forum: Main
01-21-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,628
Posted By DawnFurlong

I tend to buy fabric specifically for a project. ...

I tend to buy fabric specifically for a project. I typically only have one project going at a time. There have been a few times I have bought some fabric on sale, loosely with a project in mind. I...
Forum: Main
01-21-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,294
Posted By DawnFurlong

I try to press my fabric before it is cut. I...

I try to press my fabric before it is cut. I once cut some squares to make half square triangles. I decided to starch the heck out of them because the method I was using had me working with bias...
Forum: Main
01-17-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,697
Posted By DawnFurlong

quiltedsunshine - Beautiful quilt - love the...

quiltedsunshine - Beautiful quilt - love the pattern and colors!
Forum: Main
01-16-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,697
Posted By DawnFurlong

I've not been a fan of metallics so have not used...

I've not been a fan of metallics so have not used them. That said, I recently saw some fabric that had some metallic in it that I really liked, so I might give it a whirl.

Iceblossom -...
Forum: Main
01-16-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,788
Posted By DawnFurlong

I always check before starting a new project. ...

I always check before starting a new project. But likely 1 or 2 clicks to the right.
Forum: Main
01-16-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,153
Posted By DawnFurlong

Super exciting! Congratulations!!

Super exciting! Congratulations!!
Forum: Main
01-16-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,444
Posted By DawnFurlong

I agree with NativeTexan and EasyPeezy. I just...

I agree with NativeTexan and EasyPeezy. I just make the size I want, usually it is easy to add a row or I make up the difference in my border (just depends on how many inches I need to add).

Like...
Forum: Main
01-04-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,991
Posted By DawnFurlong

Interesting articles. I generally decide on my...

Interesting articles. I generally decide on my borders in the manner most others referenced. I know how big I want my quilt to be, so I figure out how much border I need to get there, then I divide...
Forum: Main
12-24-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By DawnFurlong

Thank you. I just realized this morning that I...

Thank you. I just realized this morning that I have a spool of Fantastico, and the description on Superior's site indicates high sheen. I haven't used it for anything yet, I just bought a sample a...
Forum: Main
12-23-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By DawnFurlong

I'm trying to decide between Isacord and Superior...

I'm trying to decide between Isacord and Superior Magnifico 40 wt thread. My concern is that Magnifico would be too shiny. Anyone use this thread who can comment?

Additionally, the colors for...
Forum: Main
12-19-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,846
Posted By DawnFurlong

I am currently in the middle of a log cabin quilt...

I am currently in the middle of a log cabin quilt (my first, it will be throw size). I am using the Creative Grids ruler, 6" block. This method appealed to me as I wanted that little bit of wiggle...
Forum: Main
12-19-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,337
Posted By DawnFurlong

I love these little ah-ha moments! Then I'm...

I love these little ah-ha moments! Then I'm always like, how did I not see this sooner?! On the plus side, I then have multiple ways of doing something. I know I can do it the harder way if need...
Forum: Main
12-19-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,496
Posted By DawnFurlong

I think Eversewn is worth checking into as you...

I think Eversewn is worth checking into as you can buy a walking foot (and those machines are getting great reviews). Also agree about the big box Brothers. I also see Janome machines frequently...
Forum: Main
12-17-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,101
Posted By DawnFurlong

Linmar - after having had the DX5, I would agree...

Linmar - after having had the DX5, I would agree with you on the float/pivot feature. I preferred controlling that with the knee lift myself (I didn't keep the machine, I ended up trading it for a...
Forum: Main
12-17-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,101
Posted By DawnFurlong

I recently owned a Juki DX5 (when I purchased it,...

I recently owned a Juki DX5 (when I purchased it, the DX5 was the same price as the F600 - which I was also looking at). I believe the DX5 is slightly upgraded from the F600 (has the hover/pivot...
12-17-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,057
Posted By DawnFurlong

After looking at pictures and discussing options...

After looking at pictures and discussing options with DH, I decided to go with a series of cubbies. As we might have one more move in our future, we wanted to leave it as a functional clothes closet...
12-14-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,057
Posted By DawnFurlong

LOL! Seriously, I need to have my hubby scroll...

LOL! Seriously, I need to have my hubby scroll through with me where there are pictures. I know he wonders WHY I want more than 1 sewing machine (and WHY I don't want to let go of a 3 vintage...
Forum: Main
12-14-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,195
Posted By DawnFurlong

Ok, I am going to have to try this method. I...

Ok, I am going to have to try this method. I once did use glue on a binding years ago, it worked fine. I have just always hated the smell of glue. But it sure would be cheaper than 505 Temporary...
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