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06-29-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,408
Posted By Christine George

I never tell anyone no. I just tell them that...

I never tell anyone no. I just tell them that they're number _ in line and it'll be about a year. Then they can make their own decision.
Forum: Main
06-27-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,021
Posted By Christine George

I've ordered from them a lot, and if the pieces...

I've ordered from them a lot, and if the pieces are WIDE, they say so in the pictures. I'm usually looking at end cuts, ie; 15" x WOF. Those are usually 42" - 44". You get more fabric with an end...
Forum: Main
06-24-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,500
Posted By Christine George

Door stops? Really? I'm gonna try that, thanks.

Door stops? Really? I'm gonna try that, thanks.
Forum: Main
06-23-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,655
Posted By Christine George

Since my quilts are never out of 4 or 5 specific...

Since my quilts are never out of 4 or 5 specific fabrics. I use collections of reds or greens or whatever comes into my head. For that reason I've been buying fabric from Thousands of Bolts...
Forum: Main
06-21-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By Christine George

Check at thousandsofbolts.com under the "pinks...

Check at thousandsofbolts.com under the "pinks and purples" section. You can narrow the search down to Anthology. I saw some flowers and twigs but you'll have to look.
Forum: Main
06-21-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,301
Posted By Christine George

Thousands of Bolts is a great place. I recently...

Thousands of Bolts is a great place. I recently bought a bunch of "end cuts", ie; pieces that are maybe 15" by WOF for $1.95. That's about 680+ square inches and a fat quarter is around 480. ...
Forum: Main
06-15-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,136
Posted By Christine George

I also live in Milwaukee. You could check out...

I also live in Milwaukee. You could check out Crystal Farms. An all "green" operation, they feed their herd all organic, make their own butter and some of the best cheese on the planet. And, you...
Forum: Main
06-13-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,208
Posted By Christine George

I'm with joey. I bought my Rose in 1999. That's...

I'm with joey. I bought my Rose in 1999. That's before the Designer models came out. It was $2500 on sale from a dealer. I wouldn't trade that machine......well......no, I wouldn't. If I got...
Forum: Main
06-12-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,929
Posted By Christine George

Oh leatheflea, I went through the exact same...

Oh leatheflea, I went through the exact same thing. Quilting made my mind slow down and kept me grounded. I was nice to know I could make something beautiful when I wasn't feeling so beautiful...
Forum: Main
06-12-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,410
Posted By Christine George

The quilt pictured in my avatar is square. It's...

The quilt pictured in my avatar is square. It's on my bed right now. And for that reason I now know that I like them rectangular. And here's another quirky thing....I put the rectangular ones on...
Forum: Main
06-12-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,996
Posted By Christine George

I'm with cmw. All fabric that comes in the house...

I'm with cmw. All fabric that comes in the house goes directly into the laundry. I don't like to put it in the dryer but that's just me. Then I tear off the selvages and iron with steam. I also...
Forum: Main
06-12-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,347
Posted By Christine George

Don't know about an Iris. I have a Rose I bought...

Don't know about an Iris. I have a Rose I bought in 1999 for $2500 ON SALE!!! I love it. They're all metal. The needle will move from side to side on mine so I can set the edge of the foot for...
Forum: Main
06-10-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Christine George

I bought mine at Walmart and I use tap water in...

I bought mine at Walmart and I use tap water in it. I figure for $20 I'll get a new one when that one wears out. It get nice and hot and steams good.
Forum: Main
06-06-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,699
Posted By Christine George

I guess it's a hobby except to the art quilters.

I guess it's a hobby except to the art quilters.
Forum: Main
06-03-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,978
Posted By Christine George

Jewelry armoire. Hmmm. You're a genius!

Jewelry armoire. Hmmm. You're a genius!
Forum: Main
06-03-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Christine George

This is just my opinion but, I've never gone...

This is just my opinion but, I've never gone through any of that straight grain operation. You cut where you cut! I don't starch anything either, but that's your choice. The quarter inch foot for...
Forum: Main
06-03-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By Christine George

Bags to hold majong tiles?

Bags to hold majong tiles?
Forum: Main
06-03-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,409
Posted By Christine George

Oh no. So you're telling me Shelbie, that I...

Oh no. So you're telling me Shelbie, that I should keep my old Rose forever? I like the idea actually. She's a really good machine. I'll just make sure I check out the feet before I buy a newer...
Forum: Main
05-31-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,006
Posted By Christine George

I may be the "old woman" here, but I can push on...

I may be the "old woman" here, but I can push on that machine pedal just like any teenager! Tell your friend that he shouldn't open his mouth until he's done the research required. Then teach him...
Forum: Main
05-29-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By Christine George

I would start calling LQS's. Maybe they know of...

I would start calling LQS's. Maybe they know of one. Good luck.
Forum: Main
05-29-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By Christine George

I love my Viking. It's all metal and hard to...

I love my Viking. It's all metal and hard to wear out. Many models so you can get the options you want/need. I chose my Rose (and she's almost an antique - 1999) because I wanted to be able to...
Forum: Main
05-29-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,593
Posted By Christine George

Sorry to play devil's advocate here........I just...

Sorry to play devil's advocate here........I just looked at a website for the Consumer Products Safety Division and they listed 100% cotton as the LEAST safe. The burn temp is hotter and there's...
Forum: Main
05-29-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,238
Posted By Christine George

You're not weird. Fabric is our drug of choice. ...

You're not weird. Fabric is our drug of choice. You just got a big hit! Happy sewing.
Forum: Main
05-28-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,969
Posted By Christine George

Couple times a year in Milwaukee we can take our...

Couple times a year in Milwaukee we can take our paint and used motor oil and old electronics to a collection point at the fairgrounds. They also accept old medication because they don't want us to...
Forum: Main
05-27-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By Christine George

I take mine to a good place in Milwaukee. I...

I take mine to a good place in Milwaukee. I think there's also one in Racine - very nice guy. Let me know if you need more info.
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