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04-02-2016, 08:25 AM
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Posted By jlwheart

I so appreciate this site with all the helpful...

I so appreciate this site with all the helpful info from members. Thanks for keeping every post positive and on task.
04-02-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,880
Posted By jlwheart

Like Yooper32, I bought my Elna in 67 and then I...

Like Yooper32, I bought my Elna in 67 and then I paid $1000 for it. Recently had tune-up and repair guy told me my machine is the "Gold Standard" machine! Mine had cams and used the Elna bobbins. I...
Forum: Pictures
03-22-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,289
Posted By jlwheart

Wow! Your quilt is fantastic!

Wow! Your quilt is fantastic!
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03-17-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,900
Posted By jlwheart

To protect my stash from sunlight I put up UV...

To protect my stash from sunlight I put up UV sunscreen over my window - works well to keep excess light off my fabric. I have metal shelves w/plastic coating on metal and folded my fabric by...
Forum: Pictures
03-10-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,304
Posted By jlwheart

Your quilt is jaw-dropping fantastic! Thanks for...

Your quilt is jaw-dropping fantastic! Thanks for showing the pics. Loved every one!
Forum: Pictures
03-10-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,683
Posted By jlwheart

Congrats! The fabrics look fantastic and I look...

Congrats! The fabrics look fantastic and I look forward to seeing what you create.
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03-07-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,525
Posted By jlwheart

When I'm in my sewing room for any time, I really...

When I'm in my sewing room for any time, I really enjoy having a radio/CD player handy. Making room for music made a big difference. I use metal shelving to hold my stash and bins. Works great! Right...
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03-07-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,806
Posted By jlwheart

I put post-it notes on the page w/a word or two...

I put post-it notes on the page w/a word or two for a label. I'm just not into ripping mags apart or going to expense to photocopy. The post-its help me find all the instr for free motion quilting,...
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03-06-2016, 03:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,605
Posted By jlwheart

I've taken a few classes and was glad I did-I...

I've taken a few classes and was glad I did-I learned a lot. Our local paper featured a quilt artist who has opened a studio and helps quilters. I was glad to learn about the studio. My grand niece...
02-27-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 492,936
Posted By jlwheart

embroidery library emblibrary.com has an...

embroidery library emblibrary.com has an extensive group of tutorials showing how to embroider on diff. fabrics. I think it's what you're looking for. Jean
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02-26-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,601
Posted By jlwheart

I have a Designer I and it's remarkable. Saying...

I have a Designer I and it's remarkable. Saying that, I got the 3D Pro software using XP. Yep, my XP still operates. If you want to use a DI and not buy software, I'd suggest finding out how much it...
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02-23-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,088
Posted By jlwheart

Thanks everyone. I've used these techniques and...

Thanks everyone. I've used these techniques and they are good. What amazed me about the woman who made continuous binding using black fabric in her video is the huge amount she got from her fabric...
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02-22-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,125
Posted By jlwheart

I am beginning my journey to learn free motion...

I am beginning my journey to learn free motion quilting and it's hard getting started. I've looked at some good books, watched videos and taken a class. Still freezing up! Argh! So I am grateful I'm...
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02-22-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,088
Posted By jlwheart

Making bias binding

I saw a tutorial on making bias binding using solid black fabric this weekend and I lost it. Does anyone know about this tutorial? It was for continuous bias binding but was different because she...
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01-17-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,122
Posted By jlwheart

I have a folding camping table w/adjustable legs...

I have a folding camping table w/adjustable legs and it works great. I set it at a lower height then put my cutting table on it and I can cut sitting down. I suggest an table w/adjustable legs. Good...
01-01-2014, 02:28 PM
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Views: 96,944
Posted By jlwheart

This is terrific! I've got so many projects to...

This is terrific! I've got so many projects to complete I get overwhelmed. I think having this thread will help me focus. Today my #1 UFO is a set of placemats/napkins I promised my sis 2 yrs ago....
12-07-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 492,936
Posted By jlwheart

Great idea! Thanks Craftybear. I have a Viking...

Great idea! Thanks Craftybear. I have a Viking Designer I with multiple hoop sizes and 3D pro software. I've been stitching designs for 10+ years and have made many items for gifts and sale to...
Forum: Pictures
02-18-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,239
Posted By jlwheart

Thanks for sharing. I love all the beautiful...

Thanks for sharing. I love all the beautiful plates you got from 1 fabric.
Forum: Pictures
02-18-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,241
Posted By jlwheart

Your changes really make a huge difference! I am...

Your changes really make a huge difference! I am so glad you asked and that folks shared their views. You have a very lovely quilt and I hope you get good results at benefit. Good luck.
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02-18-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,999
Posted By jlwheart

Thanks for all tips about selling online. I did a...

Thanks for all tips about selling online. I did a search on "selling my handmade items" and came up with lots of info and sites. Only knew about Etsy so I was very pleased to see more options once...
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02-14-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,777
Posted By jlwheart

I no longer get asked to make things for others...

I no longer get asked to make things for others because I tell them they have to provide fabric, thread & pattern and pay for my time and then wait 6 mo because I've got lots of projects to finish...
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02-13-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,500
Posted By jlwheart

I had my stash in big plastic bins and would get...

I had my stash in big plastic bins and would get frustrated every time I was looking for a specific fabric. Then I saw the flat fold system for storing fabrics here and I folded all of my fabric and...
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02-09-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,980
Posted By jlwheart

I've got a computerized machine and I don't let...

I've got a computerized machine and I don't let magnets near it - don't want to risk damage. Might there be a non-magnet solution?
Forum: Main
02-09-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,589
Posted By jlwheart

I also didn't even notice the green border until...

I also didn't even notice the green border until it was pointed out. I think a much narrower green closer to middle section would be better or just take it out. Otherwise, you've got a great quilt!
Forum: Main
02-08-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,932
Posted By jlwheart

Your technique is interesting. I'll have to try...

Your technique is interesting. I'll have to try it. Thanks for sharing - esp. pics. Great quilt.
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