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11-17-2018, 05:52 AM
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Posted By Prism99

Ventilation is recommended because you don’t want...

Ventilation is recommended because you don’t want to be breathing in toxic fumes. Not everything that is odorless is harmless.
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11-17-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By Prism99

After seeing that information from Bob at...

After seeing that information from Bob at Superior threads, I decided to test for myself with a Rowenta iron on the highest setting (which is pretty hot!). I tried this on both my YLI nylon...
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11-15-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By Prism99

YLI is my favorite monofilament. It is a nylon...

YLI is my favorite monofilament. It is a nylon thread. I have tried polyester monofilaments, but find them less invisible than YLI. However, as fine as YLI is, it is still a little more "wirey" than...
11-15-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,556
Posted By Prism99

The problem with Irish Spring is that it covers...

The problem with Irish Spring is that it covers up the odor; it does not get rid of it. Things like charcoal and cat litter (it may depend on the type of cat litter!) actually absorb odors. However,...
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11-15-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,314
Posted By Prism99

I haven't used that particular spray. Of the ones...

I haven't used that particular spray. Of the ones I have tried, I prefer 505.

Definitely protect your floor with a sheet. You can toss the sheet in the laundry. Can't do that with a floor!

It's...
Forum: Main
11-04-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,952
Posted By Prism99

Eversewn 30 sewing machine might be what you want.

Eversewn 30 sewing machine might be what you want.
11-03-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,193
Posted By Prism99

I would think you could freeze them. Found these...

I would think you could freeze them. Found these on Amazon (they have others too):
https://www.amazon.com/Red-Hots-Cinnamon-Candy-Ounce/dp/B00S5M2UHG/...
Forum: Main
11-02-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,759
Posted By Prism99

I suspect the parchment paper we are talking...

I suspect the parchment paper we are talking about here, for kitchen and appliqué uses, is quite different from both traditional parchment paper and vellum. Kitchen parchment paper is a new...
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11-02-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,664
Posted By Prism99

I think you need to get a leather needle. The tip...

I think you need to get a leather needle. The tip is shaped differently than other needles, and you probably need a size 100/16. Here is an article with tips about sewing leather on a domestic...
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11-02-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Prism99

This is a good article about printing on fabric: ...

This is a good article about printing on fabric:
https://www.gloriahansen.com/articles.php?p=1&ID=14

Typically, you want to use an inkjet printer that uses a pigment-based dye, as described in...
11-02-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,815
Posted By Prism99

Regarding the waxed paper, no, it would be...

Regarding the waxed paper, no, it would be parchment paper you would want for protecting the ironing board. Big difference! But I wouldn’t chance heat anyway.
11-02-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,815
Posted By Prism99

I would try heat setting only as a last resort....

I would try heat setting only as a last resort. If you do try heat, definitely press from the back and try to look for a fusible that will work with lower heat for a longer period of time. First I...
Forum: Main
11-01-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By Prism99

No batting. But I would wash and dry the flannels...

No batting. But I would wash and dry the flannels at least twice to get rid of shrinkage before making the tablecloth.
Forum: Main
10-31-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,821
Posted By Prism99

I like the idea of trying out different needles...

I like the idea of trying out different needles on quilt sandwiches. My best guess based on experience is that 80/12 microtex would work well. However, a lot depends on you FMQ technique. If you...
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10-31-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,769
Posted By Prism99

I love my 20-year old Bernina but would never buy...

I love my 20-year old Bernina but would never buy a Bernette. Completely different quality. These days only the highest end Berninas are made in Switzerland. Bernettes never were.
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10-31-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,607
Posted By Prism99

I actually prefer parchment paper. Plus I can...

I actually prefer parchment paper. Plus I can always find it in the kitchen drawer!
10-30-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,265
Posted By Prism99

I never measure. Probably 1 part vinegar to 4...

I never measure. Probably 1 part vinegar to 4 parts water.
10-30-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,265
Posted By Prism99

Spraying with a vinegar/water mix usually works...

Spraying with a vinegar/water mix usually works for me to get out bad wrinkles. Works better than steam for me.
Forum: Main
10-28-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,123
Posted By Prism99

What brand? Also, were you using the same batting...

What brand? Also, were you using the same batting and quilting to the same density as when you quilted with cotton thread? And what was the brand and weight of cotton thread?

I have found dense...
10-27-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,641
Posted By Prism99

I think you may need to double or triple the...

I think you may need to double or triple the layers of soluble film to make the foundation stronger.
Forum: Main
10-26-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,522
Posted By Prism99

You definitely want an ink jet printer for...

You definitely want an ink jet printer for labels. However, the type of ink in the printer makes a huge difference. Regular inks are water soluble, whereas pigment inks are not. Here is a link to an...
Forum: Main
10-25-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,450
Posted By Prism99

I think what I would do is iron a square of the...

I think what I would do is iron a square of the seersucker to flatten it, then throw it in the wash and see how it comes out. Whether the crinkles come back or not may depend on the fiber content of...
Forum: Main
10-25-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,336
Posted By Prism99

Here is a link to Craftsy; scroll down to see...

Here is a link to Craftsy; scroll down to see what they recommend for piecing thread.
https://www.craftsy.com/quilting/article/quilting-threads/

I believe the reason for using a single thread is...
Forum: Main
10-24-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,336
Posted By Prism99

Hand piecing is usually done with a single...

Hand piecing is usually done with a single thread. I have used regular 50/3 ply thread with no problems. I would not use quilting thread because it is too stiff — great for hand quilting, but not so...
Forum: Main
10-13-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By Prism99

Quilterswarehouse.com has lots of printed...

Quilterswarehouse.com has lots of printed patterns. Their shipping is based strictly on weight, starting at $1.99

Edit: I think I found your pattern on Etsy for $11 plus $1.20 for shipping (at...
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