Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: thanneaKS
Showing results 1 to 25 of 50
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Forum: Main
02-05-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By thanneaKS

I use Schmetz needles in a variety of sizes in my...

I use Schmetz needles in a variety of sizes in my Bernina Activa. I especially like the Microtex needles, size 12/80 for piecing cottons.
Forum: Main
12-21-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,952
Posted By thanneaKS

When cleaning the 6600--remove the plate and also...

When cleaning the 6600--remove the plate and also lift out the bobbin holder. Clean all the lint and fuzz out of the area and gently brush/wipe the bobbin holder. Put a drop or two of high quality...
Forum: Main
03-05-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,606
Posted By thanneaKS

Inventory can be a liability if it's excessive...

Inventory can be a liability if it's excessive and out of date. Useless machines that are held for production are also liabilities. But, treasured machines or antique machines held as collectibles...
Forum: Main
02-14-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,810
Posted By thanneaKS

I would hesitate to use iron-on interfacing on...

I would hesitate to use iron-on interfacing on old fabric. Instead, I would underline each block with pre-washed 100% cotton batiste for strength. It is very lightweight and isn't hard to quilt...
Forum: Main
12-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,789
Posted By thanneaKS

I use minky to back weighted therapy quilts. I...

I use minky to back weighted therapy quilts. I spray baste the minky to a cotton batiste layer to stabilize it, then proceed normally. I straight-line quilt it and have had no problems.
Forum: Main
01-14-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,025
Posted By thanneaKS

I had both the Janome 6600p and the Juki F600. ...

I had both the Janome 6600p and the Juki F600. (Long story about how I ended up with both). For reasons I never could figure out, I really preferred the 6600 for most sewing. I re-homed the Juki...
Forum: Main
11-29-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,066
Posted By thanneaKS

I'm a slow learner--I've been through three Shark...

I'm a slow learner--I've been through three Shark irons in the past year and all three began sputtering and spitting and messing up clothes. I iron a LOT and they sputter and spit for the duration...
Forum: Main
10-24-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,654
Posted By thanneaKS

If you were using starch, and the starch...

If you were using starch, and the starch scorched, they will likely wash up just fine. If the fabric itself is scorched, they may not clean up. Hoping you used starch!!!!
Forum: Main
10-14-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,123
Posted By thanneaKS

I think she means a Japanese-owned brand that is...

I think she means a Japanese-owned brand that is made in China. Since it isn't a Chinese-owned brand, it is a Japanese machine made in China.
Forum: Main
10-02-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,542
Posted By thanneaKS

Mine is in the basement, no natural light. I've...

Mine is in the basement, no natural light. I've tried various whites and yellows and they just didn't work for me. I ended up with a very pale pink. It has made a world of difference--very light...
Forum: Main
09-03-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By thanneaKS

My kids are in their late 20's to early 30's and...

My kids are in their late 20's to early 30's and I still have quilts that I made for them years and years ago. I made nice thick "floor quilts," using a thick polyester batting or two layers of...
Forum: Main
07-31-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,453
Posted By thanneaKS

When I saw "swirly smooth," I immediately...

When I saw "swirly smooth," I immediately visualized a quilt made of sherbet colors mixed with lots of white, maybe even monochrome--like various shades of pastel orange mixed with creamy white,...
Forum: Main
07-28-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,821
Posted By thanneaKS

I spent the past two weeks packing up an 82yo...

I spent the past two weeks packing up an 82yo friend, recently widowed, for a move to her daughter's home, two states away. She doesn't collect fabric, but she has hundreds of pieces of bone china....
Forum: Main
07-17-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By thanneaKS

Sue Nickels and Pat Holly (sister quilters who...

Sue Nickels and Pat Holly (sister quilters who are featured this summer at Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum in Golden) are from Ann Arbor, MI. Check out the Ann Arbor Sewing Center while you're in the...
Forum: Main
07-15-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,814
Posted By thanneaKS

I love the Quilted Moose in Gretna, Ne and...

I love the Quilted Moose in Gretna, Ne and Prairie Point Quilts in Shawnee, KS. When traveling, I love Reproduction Fabrics in Bozeman, MT. Ah, heck, I really love them all....
Forum: Main
07-11-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,104
Posted By thanneaKS

My daughter started to sew on the machine when...

My daughter started to sew on the machine when she was 7. I started her on sweatshirts and helped her with the appliques. She started hand sewing about the same time. When she was 9, she made an...
Forum: Main
07-03-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,775
Posted By thanneaKS

I'm a military widow, Gold Star Wife. No...

I'm a military widow, Gold Star Wife. No worries--it was from Viet Nam, so it was a long time ago. Anyway, I'm wondering if there was a death. Widows grieve in different ways. Some of us keep...
Forum: Main
07-01-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,062
Posted By thanneaKS

Don't forget the quilt museum in Golden, Co, if...

Don't forget the quilt museum in Golden, Co, if you have time!!!!

https://rmqm.org/zz/
Forum: Main
06-26-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,473
Posted By thanneaKS

I use the regular bobbin case with good tension...

I use the regular bobbin case with good tension results on my 6600p. The only times that I've had trouble were when the bobbin case needed cleaning (remove the bobbin case and clean under it with an...
Forum: Main
06-19-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By thanneaKS

I'm saving up for one! I make lots of kids'...

I'm saving up for one! I make lots of kids' clothes and can't wait to be able to add touches of embroidery. I also saw a set of red work patterns that would make a lovely baby quilt. Soon.....
06-19-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,042
Posted By thanneaKS

Check this link: ...

Check this link: http://thecraftsdept.marthastewart.com/2011/09/smocking-with-gingham.html
Forum: Main
06-13-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,359
Posted By thanneaKS

I have a couple of totes--don't know the size. ...

I have a couple of totes--don't know the size. When I go camping, one carries all of my hand sewing projects and the other carries my books. I love that they stand upright and don't tip over--cute...
Forum: Main
06-03-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,089
Posted By thanneaKS

I'm pretty much retired. I do some substitute...

I'm pretty much retired. I do some substitute teaching but only when I want to. I sew after my daily chores and work are finished. Since I have a 2 acre yard, I sew less in the summer!!! I also...
Forum: Main
05-23-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,527
Posted By thanneaKS

My Janome 6600p cost just a little less than...

My Janome 6600p cost just a little less than $1500. I love it and it does everything I need it to do in terms of both quilting and dressmaking. I got mine new. The throat space is large and it has...
Forum: Main
04-29-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,889
Posted By thanneaKS

I love it all, depending on my mood. I have...

I love it all, depending on my mood. I have figured out that I like a pretty good amount of white or cream mixed in. Gives my eyes a place to rest!
Showing results 1 to 25 of 50
 


 
Forum Jump

FREE Quilting Newsletter