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Forum: Main
06-04-2021, 04:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,552
Posted By pocoellie

I wouldn't spend a lot of time or money on the...

I wouldn't spend a lot of time or money on the quilts, because of their ages they wouldn't know about the time and money that goes into making a quilt. Use your stash or maybe a panel and using your...
Forum: Pictures
06-03-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,141
Posted By pocoellie

You did a great job on it, and I'm sure it feels...

You did a great job on it, and I'm sure it feels great to get it done.
06-03-2021, 03:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,570
Posted By pocoellie

My cutting table is roughly 48" wide and 7' long....

My cutting table is roughly 48" wide and 7' long. It's a 2 piece counter top that goes over 6 of the pattern cabinets, all full of fabric.
Forum: Main
05-31-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By pocoellie

Personally speaking, I don't pre-wash my fabrics,...

Personally speaking, I don't pre-wash my fabrics, I'm sure that you'll get answers of the opposite, but it's really YOUR decision on which way you want to go.
Forum: Main
05-29-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,027
Posted By pocoellie

I use an 8 or 9 hand quilting needle and hand...

I use an 8 or 9 hand quilting needle and hand quilting thread with only 1 end knotted, I also use bee's wax, don't usually have any problems.
05-29-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By pocoellie

I remember most of the seam allowances were 5/8",...

I remember most of the seam allowances were 5/8", I basted first, then did a stretch stitch, I did another line of stitching on the crotch area. Make sure your pattern is designed for knits and...
Forum: Main
05-29-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,821
Posted By pocoellie

It looks like a https://ajpadilla.com/bom pattern.

It looks like a https://ajpadilla.com/bom pattern.
Forum: Main
05-24-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,084
Posted By pocoellie

I've bought 108" wide backing, 15 yards for...

I've bought 108" wide backing, 15 yards for around $40 plus shipping, that's where I would go.
Forum: Pictures
05-19-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,195
Posted By pocoellie

You did a great job on your first quilt, so don't...

You did a great job on your first quilt, so don't be too hard on yourself. The baby will love it and won't ever know if there's a mistake that you see.
Forum: Main
05-16-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,697
Posted By pocoellie

A fellow quilter years ago, said to wet the eye...

A fellow quilter years ago, said to wet the eye of the needle instead of the thread. If your thread doesn't want to go thru, turn the needle to the other side of the hole and try it again, it's...
Forum: Main
05-16-2021, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,487
Posted By pocoellie

I've used old x-rays and several years ago at our...

I've used old x-rays and several years ago at our local hardware store they had packages of 2 sheets of what I call template materials for .50 so I bought a couple packages, but wish I would have...
05-12-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By pocoellie

What a deal, Leon!!! Have fun!

What a deal, Leon!!! Have fun!
05-11-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By pocoellie

That's terrific!! Glad you gave it a try and...

That's terrific!! Glad you gave it a try and succeeded.
05-11-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,199
Posted By pocoellie

What a gorgeous machine!! It looks like it's...

What a gorgeous machine!! It looks like it's hardly been used.
Forum: Pictures
05-10-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,012
Posted By pocoellie

It looks fine, Caley, and whichever baby receives...

It looks fine, Caley, and whichever baby receives it, won't care how it looks. Quilting is supposed to be fun, so don't be so hard on yourself.
05-10-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By pocoellie

I understand that you're not going to toss the...

I understand that you're not going to toss the machine, it has very dear memories for you and that's perfectly okay.
05-09-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By pocoellie

I personally think that the repair shop you...

I personally think that the repair shop you talked to, is right. In my personal opinion, any Singer newer than a late 60's, is a piece of junk. The 99 is a great machine, although it's only...
05-06-2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,314
Posted By pocoellie

Sorry, don't have one and don't want one.

Sorry, don't have one and don't want one.
05-05-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By pocoellie

Personally, I'd tell the shop where you bought...

Personally, I'd tell the shop where you bought the machine at, to keep the machine and to refund your money and get a different machine, and I can honestly say I don't think it would be a Bernina.
Forum: Main
05-04-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,397
Posted By pocoellie

I use the ruler lines, I do use the lines on the...

I use the ruler lines, I do use the lines on the mat for lining up the fabrics. I believe I read somewhere NOT to use the lines on the mat for cutting. But, in 10 months going through a mat is...
04-26-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,462
Posted By pocoellie

I would love to have a copy of your spreadsheet,...

I would love to have a copy of your spreadsheet, and I think Janey has some good suggestions, I have quite a number of vintage machines.
Forum: Pictures
04-24-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,049
Posted By pocoellie

What a coincidence, I just ordered 2 of those...

What a coincidence, I just ordered 2 of those panels, will be making a quilt for our local humane society for their fundraising event for next February, just started one for their December raffle.
Forum: Main
04-24-2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By pocoellie

I agree with eparys, you paid quite a bit of...

I agree with eparys, you paid quite a bit of money to have it quilted for you to have to restitch sections of it.
Forum: Main
04-23-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,033
Posted By pocoellie

I thread baste my sandwiches, absolutely hate pin...

I thread baste my sandwiches, absolutely hate pin basting and the over spray from spray basting keeps me from using it.
Forum: Main
04-22-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,286
Posted By pocoellie

I've never been disappointed in Marshall's...

I've never been disappointed in Marshall's fabrics, prices or customer service.
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