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03-16-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,491
Posted By Annie Pearl

You can email customer service from the website...

You can email customer service from the website and tell them to cancel your subscription.
Forum: Main
03-08-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Annie Pearl

Preparing Backing Fabric

I have never made a backing before. I have a quilt 64x52 inches. The pattern called for 4 yds of backing fabric but with no instructions. I think I know what to do but need to ask to make sure. Do I...
Forum: Main
02-15-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,815
Posted By Annie Pearl

Sewn down seam allowence.

As hard as I try I sometimes stitch my seam allowence down going the wrong way. Should I pick those out and re stitch them as I go or do you just iron them flat? I'm still learning and it seems I...
Forum: Main
02-10-2016, 02:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,036
Posted By Annie Pearl

I'm a sucker for new tools and...

I'm a sucker for new tools and books.....especially books. Amazon is my favorite place to buy books.
Forum: Main
02-10-2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,164
Posted By Annie Pearl

Moda Bella cottons vs kona cottons. Which do you prefer?

I don't use a lot of solids in my quilts. I needed solid white, red and black. So when I ordered I bought Moda Bella. I was very disappointed, the black and red shed terribly the white not so...
Forum: Pictures
02-06-2016, 12:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,260
Posted By Annie Pearl

I think it's very pretty! Don't feel bad, I only...

I think it's very pretty! Don't feel bad, I only stitch in the ditch. I chicken out at the suggestion of FMQ. Maybe someday I'll get brave enough to try it.
Forum: Main
02-05-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Annie Pearl

I don't see any reason that you can't use the...

I don't see any reason that you can't use the thread you have. I always use Gutermann 30wt to hand quilt.....I like to see the heavier thread. I've never used King Tut thread but it should be fine.
Forum: Main
02-03-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,274
Posted By Annie Pearl

Thank you for all the responses to my problem. It...

Thank you for all the responses to my problem. It seems maybe I'm not the only one with a budget. You have come up with many ideas that I wouldn't have thought of. I think I'll check out the thrift...
Forum: Main
02-03-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,274
Posted By Annie Pearl

Quilting on a budget......

I am new to quilting and really enjoy it. Today I went to the quilt shop (closest is 65 miles away) to buy backing and binding for a twin size quilt. I was surprised to find all the fabric was...
Forum: Main
02-03-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,640
Posted By Annie Pearl

Friendly Advise Needed

I am planning to make a scrappy quilt with lots of stars. This will be the first large quilt that I'm going to make. Since I'll have lots of pieces should I cut out one block at a time or the whole...
Forum: Main
01-26-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By Annie Pearl

Math question......

I have a pattern that's asks for fat quarters but I want to use yardage. How do you convert 30 fat quarters to yardage and adjust for the waste? It's probably very simple but then I'm no...
Forum: Main
01-22-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,021
Posted By Annie Pearl

Stitching in the ditch foot

I'm having a lot of trouble staying in the ditch when stitching in the ditch. I happened on a stitch in the ditch foot for my pq1500. I was wondering if you all think this will help or is it not...
Forum: Main
01-20-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,677
Posted By Annie Pearl

Quilting Gadgets

I have been collecting quilting supplies for a long time.....shopping on eBay and online shops. I have so many gadgets that I have forgotten that I have them and don't use them. What is your...
Forum: Pictures
01-17-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,298
Posted By Annie Pearl

Beautiful, I like #2 for both.

Beautiful, I like #2 for both.
Forum: Main
01-16-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,781
Posted By Annie Pearl

Quilting term?

I have seen posts about easing in a seam. How do you ease in seam, it sounds like something I need to know.
Forum: Main
01-12-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,848
Posted By Annie Pearl

Needle size and brand question Brother PQ1500

I just bought a Brother PQ1500!! It came with a package of Organ needles. Not being familiar with that brand I just wondered about using them. Also, what size is best for piecing and quilting and...
Forum: Main
01-11-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,309
Posted By Annie Pearl

I am a beginner too and I prefer a flat quilt. I...

I am a beginner too and I prefer a flat quilt. I have used both Warm and Natural and Hobbs 80/20. I like the Hobbs 80/20 the best. It's a little heavier and lies nice and flat it also has that...
01-11-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,204
Posted By Annie Pearl

Glad to have you join the fun. Welcome from...

Glad to have you join the fun. Welcome from Southern Illinois!
01-11-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By Annie Pearl

Welcome from Southern Illinois the Midwest part...

Welcome from Southern Illinois the Midwest part of the country. I'm new here too, I'm sure we are going to learn a lot.
Forum: Main
01-11-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,771
Posted By Annie Pearl

Preparing quilt yardage.....

Please be patient with me I'm new at quilting. I have washed my yardage and am ready to iron it. I understand pressing is important but, do you press or can you iron ( like a shirt) your yardage? I...
Forum: Main
01-10-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,354
Posted By Annie Pearl

Thanks for all your help. I think I'll wait on...

Thanks for all your help. I think I'll wait on the Steady Betty and concentrate on my sewing.
Forum: Main
01-10-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,354
Posted By Annie Pearl

Are they worth the money?

i have trouble pressing my blocks. They always measure small and my 1/4 inch seam is accurate. I was wondering if a Steady Betty would help and are they worth the price.
Forum: Main
07-18-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,594
Posted By Annie Pearl

I have a 1500s too and was disappointed that the...

I have a 1500s too and was disappointed that the walking foot didn't have a guide. I tried two different Janome feet to see if they would fit, no go. I took a Craftsy class on walking foot quilting....
Forum: Main
07-16-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By Annie Pearl

I would try more than one machine. I have a...

I would try more than one machine. I have a Viking and a Brother and I much prefer the Brother machine. Also you can get all the bells and whistles on a Brother much much cheaper than on a Viking.
07-14-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,854
Posted By Annie Pearl

How about a metal detector. It will get him off...

How about a metal detector. It will get him off the couch and out of the house for a while. You never know he might a find a buried treasure . We got my dad one when he retired and he loved it.
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