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Forum: Pictures
01-06-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,426
Posted By mytwopals

Your Irish Chain is very nice. I'm currently...

Your Irish Chain is very nice. I'm currently working on a Double Irish Chain for my neice's graduation in June.
Forum: Main
01-06-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,524
Posted By mytwopals

With an unlimited budget, the ultimate setup for...

With an unlimited budget, the ultimate setup for me would be an A-1 machine with Intelliquilter. That combination is $30,000+, depending on the options selected. With a more limited budget, I would...
Forum: Main
12-16-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By mytwopals

In the past, I've straight stitched the back and...

In the past, I've straight stitched the back and then used a short button hole stitch on the front. It seems sturdy and it looks nice.
11-17-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,121
Posted By mytwopals

Based on my review of the site, I noticed the...

Based on my review of the site, I noticed the following. When running the free program, you must be connected to the internet. You will see advertisements on the right side of the screen, when...
Forum: Main
11-17-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,421
Posted By mytwopals

Most velcro has a flat edge on each side. This...

Most velcro has a flat edge on each side. This is where the sewing should be. Use any good quality polyester thread. A zipper foot will help you sew along the edges.
11-17-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,121
Posted By mytwopals

I just purchased and received the Brother...

I just purchased and received the Brother PE-780D, which is just the PE-770 with additional Disney designs built in. I had ordered the PE-770, but they were out and asked if they could send the...
Forum: Main
11-11-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,714
Posted By mytwopals

I just bought a Brother PE780D for $700,...

I just bought a Brother PE780D for $700, including shipping and a 24 pack of Robison Anton embroidery thread. I just stitched out my first design last night and like it alot. It comes with a 5x7...
Forum: Pictures
11-11-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,865
Posted By mytwopals

Pam - If you ever plan to work on customer quilts...

Pam - If you ever plan to work on customer quilts as a business, you might want to leave that second one alone and quilt it as is. It would be good practice for quilting out all the fullness you...
Forum: Main
11-04-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,931
Posted By mytwopals

My XMAS Gift

I just ordered my XMAS gift to myself. A new Brother PE780D embroidery machine. I can hardly wait for it to arrive on Tuesday. Now, I'll be able to make some decent labels for my gift quilts.
Forum: Main
10-27-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,278
Posted By mytwopals

I have one, which I will be selling soon. It...

I have one, which I will be selling soon. It works great for a beginning frame setup. The only reason I'll be selling, is I purchased a larger Tin Lizzie setup for quilting.
Forum: Main
10-27-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By mytwopals

"Beware of Pins and Needles" might be more...

"Beware of Pins and Needles" might be more appropriate. Those things will jump up and bite your feet.
Forum: Main
10-27-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,122
Posted By mytwopals

This can be done, provided you have the Grace...

This can be done, provided you have the Grace Speed Control specific for that machine. The Grace Speed Control is specific to each brand and sometimes model of machine. They are not all the same. ...
Forum: Main
10-26-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By mytwopals

Sounds like a fun job. But my commute would be a...

Sounds like a fun job. But my commute would be a bit too much to handle.
Forum: Pictures
10-26-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By mytwopals

Use the yardage figures katier825 provided. ...

Use the yardage figures katier825 provided. Those should be correct for single piece mitered borders. Just to be safe, you could always add an additional 1/4 yard. If you wash your fabrics before...
Forum: Pictures
10-26-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By mytwopals

Need more information to respond. 1. Will...

Need more information to respond.

1. Will the borders be a single piece on each side? Or will you be sewing multiple pieces together for each side? (Single pieces require more yardage.)
2. ...
Forum: Main
10-26-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,078
Posted By mytwopals

I'm way behind. I only have 3 - 6x24, 12x12 and...

I'm way behind. I only have 3 - 6x24, 12x12 and 60 deg. Diamond rulers. And since I just bought an Altos QuiltCut2, I will only need to buy rulers for the longarm going forward.
Forum: Main
10-21-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,466
Posted By mytwopals

Within the same brand, the only difference would...

Within the same brand, the only difference would be the color. Bleached is white. Unbleached is off-white or natural colored.
Forum: Main
10-20-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By mytwopals

I'm pretty sure, you would not get into any...

I'm pretty sure, you would not get into any trouble posting where you are purchasing your batting now. However, you might get in trouble mentioning your old supplier.
Forum: Main
10-19-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By mytwopals

Where did you hear, Kingsmen Quilting Supply was...

Where did you hear, Kingsmen Quilting Supply was going out of business? Just wondering, since there is nothing to that affect shown on their web site.
Forum: Main
10-14-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,544
Posted By mytwopals

Also, check the needle size. You may need a...

Also, check the needle size. You may need a larger needle for the thread you are using.
Forum: Main
10-13-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By mytwopals

You may want to google "Color Wheel". It's a...

You may want to google "Color Wheel". It's a tool designers use to select matching color combinations.
Forum: Main
10-13-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,446
Posted By mytwopals

Unbleached muslin.

Unbleached muslin.
Forum: Main
10-12-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By mytwopals

I'm not sure, if there is an easier way. But you...

I'm not sure, if there is an easier way. But you can create the same block with different color schemes and add it to the block library. Then just add the different colored block into the quilt,...
Forum: Main
10-12-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By mytwopals

I agree with your husband. I'm not liking that...

I agree with your husband. I'm not liking that border with the inner quilt, either. It needs to have bolder colors.
Forum: Main
10-12-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,177
Posted By mytwopals

Be happy he's interested in you and your...

Be happy he's interested in you and your pursuits. It could be much worse. He could be interested in pursuing other women... :-D
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