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Yesterday, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Maire

Everyone tastes are different, I save mine, have...

Everyone tastes are different, I save mine, have made tote bags, pin cushions, mug rugs, quilts, etc and love sewing with them using my imagination.
I someone doesn't like them then don't save or...
Forum: Main
01-24-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,017
Posted By Maire

I bought those for my granddaughter, she loves...

I bought those for my granddaughter, she loves them, said they are the first scissors she can really use.
Forum: Main
01-24-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,859
Posted By Maire

I bought that machine about 20 years ago, I think...

I bought that machine about 20 years ago, I think it had just been released. At the time there was an online group for it where I learned much about FMQ and that machine. The one piece of advice I...
Forum: Main
01-17-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,396
Posted By Maire

I use mine often, great for squaring up blocks

I use mine often, great for squaring up blocks
Forum: Main
01-12-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,077
Posted By Maire

I go to several sewing related group on Facebook...

I go to several sewing related group on Facebook that are great, you can find one related to the type of sewing you do, or sewing machine brand, people show photos of their creations. If you have a...
Forum: Main
01-09-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By Maire

I started my granddaughters on a Janome Jem Gold,...

I started my granddaughters on a Janome Jem Gold, they are small but very sturdy, easy to use, they could thread it themselves. One granddaughter was a pedal to the metal type, loved to sew fast but...
Forum: Main
01-05-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By Maire

Realizing how popular the microwave bowls have...

Realizing how popular the microwave bowls have become I started worrying one night about the hot pads I was gifting to my daughters being put in a microwave & burning down the houses, so the next day...
Forum: Main
01-03-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Maire

electric Sizzix

I was in a discussion last month about Sizzix machines & Accuquilt where I mentioned I was going to order the new Sizzix Express & would post an update on it.
Now I can't find that discussion but...
Forum: Main
01-03-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By Maire

I made several for Christmas gifts, I used 2...

I made several for Christmas gifts, I used 2 layers of Insul-brite, I liked how they came out, none of the recipients gave them back, LOL
Forum: Main
12-24-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,488
Posted By Maire

I love their cotton thread, stock up whenever a...

I love their cotton thread, stock up whenever a sale, have many colors. But like Aurofil better for FMQ, I seem to get a better rhythm.
Forum: Main
12-16-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,411
Posted By Maire

I made a Jelly Roll Race quilt in January while I...

I made a Jelly Roll Race quilt in January while I was recovering from major surgery, very limited in what I could do but wanted to use my sewing machine. Because of my limitations it took me a few...
Forum: Main
12-13-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By Maire

Due to covid shut downs you might not be able to...

Due to covid shut downs you might not be able to test drive machines. .Babylock & Brother have great sewing/embroidery machines in your price range,Go to their websites for descriptions & dealer...
Forum: Main
12-11-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,454
Posted By Maire

This is why I love scrap quilts of just strips or...

This is why I love scrap quilts of just strips or squares! So fun to make and are loved.
Forum: Main
12-11-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,175
Posted By Maire

I bet the older quilters (I'm almost 81) will say...

I bet the older quilters (I'm almost 81) will say the rotary cutter & mat, and/or sewing machine. I know that more me are the most loved.
Forum: Main
12-11-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,080
Posted By Maire

I 2nd this, love my Sizzix! Cut out 200 Dresden...

I 2nd this, love my Sizzix! Cut out 200 Dresden plate shapes this week. I never thought of using a cutting mat though, sounds like a good idea.
I recently saw where Sizzix has an electric Big Shot...
Forum: Main
11-07-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,707
Posted By Maire

My large machines are Brothers, love them but for...

My large machines are Brothers, love them but for travel machines I prefer the lightweight Janomes. I have the Janome Platinum 760, a wonderful machine but it has been discontinued. and I also have...
Forum: Main
10-10-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,427
Posted By Maire

Wow, I have actually been thinking about that,...

Wow, I have actually been thinking about that, our age is showing and we are thinking about an Independent Living apartment where we could transition to assisted living if necessary. I have 20...
Forum: Main
09-27-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,801
Posted By Maire

I agree with let grandma choose, if you cant take...

I agree with let grandma choose, if you cant take her shopping due to pandemic or distance look online with her. Due to the pandemic Babylock & Brother (my favorite machines) companies are letting...
Forum: Main
09-21-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,783
Posted By Maire

I started to sign up but then read an annual fee...

I started to sign up but then read an annual fee o $79.99, or whatever the rate may be, will automatically be charged to the credit card used for the $2.49 rate. he automatically charged things make...
Forum: Main
08-30-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By Maire

About 10 years ago I was involved with a group...

About 10 years ago I was involved with a group making dignity gowns for women undergoing radiation for breast cancer. At the time in our area women undergoing radiation had to lay on the table fully...
Forum: Main
07-18-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,647
Posted By Maire

Those sources were also sold out until very...

Those sources were also sold out until very recently, and now those that do have a few machines have doubled & tripled the prices.
Just because I love sewing machines for years I have followed the...
Forum: Main
07-18-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,647
Posted By Maire

LOL. my family considered laughed at me for my...

LOL. my family considered laughed at me for my sewing machine & fabric collection! But now I'm proudly well prepared, have foresight, etc, no more laughing as they request masks. LOL
Forum: Main
07-16-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,647
Posted By Maire

My neighbor, who rarely sews, decided to make...

My neighbor, who rarely sews, decided to make masks. Her machine hadn't been used for years and just wouldn't work even after cleaning, oil, new needle, new thread, etc so she took it to our local...
Forum: Main
06-21-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 21,609
Posted By Maire

Wow, such great information here! I downloaded...

Wow, such great information here! I downloaded the free pattern for Jordan's and also found many used copies of the book by Maakie Bakker Strip Pieced Quilts Easy designs from just 6 Fabrics on...
Forum: Recipes
05-30-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Maire

In the 1960's we lived in a Japan (military), in...

In the 1960's we lived in a Japan (military), in a Japanese neighborhood Our children were preschool age, a little Japanese girl near by would just happen to often come to our house at lunch time, I...
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