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Forum: Pictures
05-26-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,750
Posted By BonnieJP

Lovely quilt. I really like the colors.

Lovely quilt. I really like the colors.
Forum: Main
05-25-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,460
Posted By BonnieJP

Donna Jordan makes a lot of patterns with jelly...

Donna Jordan makes a lot of patterns with jelly rolls. Many of the patterns have YouTube video instructions to go with them.
https://jordanfabrics.com/pages/free-patterns-thumbnails

I also got...
Forum: Pictures
05-22-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,297
Posted By BonnieJP

Wow! You're right - he is amazing. Beautiful...

Wow! You're right - he is amazing. Beautiful work and colors.
05-21-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By BonnieJP

I purchased a Singer 201K from the United...

I purchased a Singer 201K from the United Kingdom, but didn't want to use an electrical converter on the machine. My husband replaced the European 220 volt motor with a new 120 volt Alphasew motor...
Forum: Pictures
05-19-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,855
Posted By BonnieJP

Lovely quilt. I also thought the way you...

Lovely quilt. I also thought the way you displayed it was clever. I usually get my husband to hold my quilts over the second floor railing when I want to take photos. Your idea of using the pants...
05-17-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By BonnieJP

You can probably find the spool pin you need at...

You can probably find the spool pin you need at Central Michigan Sewing Supplies:

https://www.vintagesingerparts.com/collections/singer-model-66?page=7
Forum: Main
05-09-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,178
Posted By BonnieJP

I never thought of this, but it's a great idea. ...

I never thought of this, but it's a great idea. I'll have to try it.
Forum: Pictures
05-09-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,170
Posted By BonnieJP

Very pretty quilt. I your fabrics.

Very pretty quilt. I your fabrics.
Forum: Main
05-09-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,797
Posted By BonnieJP

Have you tried using non-slip disks on the bottom...

Have you tried using non-slip disks on the bottom of the ruler? They keep my longarm rulers from sliding. They're not expensive and are available on Amazon:

...
Forum: Main
05-07-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,178
Posted By BonnieJP

I found it really helped me to doodle FMQ designs...

I found it really helped me to doodle FMQ designs before trying them on the machine. My husband cut white board purchased at Menards to a convenient size I can hold in my lap while watching...
Forum: Pictures
05-05-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By BonnieJP

Pretty quilt and great job with the quilting. You...

Pretty quilt and great job with the quilting. You can be proud of you accomplishment.
05-01-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,820
Posted By BonnieJP

I don't know anything about the Bernina 1230, but...

I don't know anything about the Bernina 1230, but I purchased my 1530 new in 1994. I really like the machine - it still runs like a champ after all these years and I did a LOT of sewing on it.
04-29-2020, 03:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,908
Posted By BonnieJP

What if you marked the yardage on a piece of...

What if you marked the yardage on a piece of paper then hand basted a couple of stitches through the paper? If the paper were folded, it probably wouldn't tear as easily.
Forum: Main
04-29-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By BonnieJP

You could probably hand or pin baste them. Or...

You could probably hand or pin baste them. Or you could do the sandwich in sections. Here are a couple of YouTube videos with ideas:
...
04-28-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,528
Posted By BonnieJP

Turned out nice. Pretty fabrics.

Turned out nice. Pretty fabrics.
Forum: Main
04-27-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,574
Posted By BonnieJP

I have been fabric I ordered from Missouri Star...

I have been fabric I ordered from Missouri Star Quilts; Quilted Twins; Jordan Fabrics; Thousands of Bolts and One Nut; and Thread Bear Fabrics.
Forum: Main
04-27-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,441
Posted By BonnieJP

sewist versus sewer

Regarding the term "sewist" versus "sewer" - Laura Wasilowski gave a presentation at my guild a few months ago. This lady makes beautiful quilts and gave a presentation that had the guild laughing...
Forum: Pictures
04-27-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,138
Posted By BonnieJP

Cute quilts. I especially like the cheerful...

Cute quilts. I especially like the cheerful colors you used in the red and green one.
Forum: Main
04-26-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By BonnieJP

I just finished piecing a patriotic wall hanging...

I just finished piecing a patriotic wall hanging made crockpot cabin blocks. Some of the strips in the blocks were made from fabric that has writing on it. I also used fabric with writing on it to...
Forum: Main
04-25-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,470
Posted By BonnieJP

I have a Bernina 1530 that I purchased in 1994. ...

I have a Bernina 1530 that I purchased in 1994. It's been a great machine. I was looking at some of the new ones at my local dealer and the service tech said I should hang on to the 1530. She said...
04-25-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By BonnieJP

My 221s, 99s, 201s, and 66s have a little knob...

My 221s, 99s, 201s, and 66s have a little knob thing at the top of the machine (above and slightly behind the face plate) which is used to adjust the feed dog pressure, I was having the same problem...
Forum: Main
04-25-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,138
Posted By BonnieJP

Hi, LaRae. I'm glad you like your new Juki. ...

Hi, LaRae.

I'm glad you like your new Juki. It's a great machine, isn't it? I've quilted several quilts on this machine since I got it at the end of January and haven't had any trouble with it...
Forum: Main
04-24-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By BonnieJP

If all else fails, you might check the needle...

If all else fails, you might check the needle size against the thread weight. Bernie Tobish appeared on The Quilt Show a while back and explained why you could have tension problems if you don't...
Forum: Main
04-24-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,519
Posted By BonnieJP

It was Eleanor Burns. Her show is still...

It was Eleanor Burns. Her show is still broadcast on Lake Shore PBS (Merrillville, IN) on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. My husband tapes the shows for me and we usually watch them in the evening when we're...
Forum: Pictures
04-24-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,591
Posted By BonnieJP

Congratulations. Isn't it a great feeling to...

Congratulations. Isn't it a great feeling to master something you've wanted to for so long?
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