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Forum: Main
09-10-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By cashs_mom

I'm not sure I'd want to use a high loft batting...

I'm not sure I'd want to use a high loft batting on a Laura Heine projects. As you said the Steam A Seam makes it very stiff and I'm not sure you could get the trapunto type look that you seem to...
09-10-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By cashs_mom

My frig has a filter for the water which I...

My frig has a filter for the water which I appreciate, but I'm not sure you absolutely have to replace it. It does tell you when to replace it, but has never stopped working if I didn't. You could...
09-08-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By cashs_mom

I don't have experience with either of these...

I don't have experience with either of these machines but just wanted to add my 2 cents. I'm married to an engineering type and I never take his "advice" on what to buy. Men have a different...
09-08-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,200
Posted By cashs_mom

I learned to sew on my mom's 301a (I still have...

I learned to sew on my mom's 301a (I still have the machine and still use it extensively for piecing). I would not buy a "kid's machine". I think it's a waste of money. An inexpensive Brother with...
09-08-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,709
Posted By cashs_mom

I would try them both out. I'm very pro-Bernina...

I would try them both out. I'm very pro-Bernina so it wouldn't even be a decision for me. My 25 year old Artista 180 is still my go to machine when I have to do anything tricky.

Go and try them...
Forum: Main
09-08-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By cashs_mom

I've used this tutorial several times for large...

I've used this tutorial several times for large quilts. Every one has come out great and it's easy to do.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPaIzuoY6Bg
Forum: Main
09-08-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By cashs_mom

I was thinking the same. I doubt you'll ever...

I was thinking the same. I doubt you'll ever hold it up to the light so why worry about it? If it looks okay laying on my table, it's okay.

I use a lot of tone on tone for backings. I like...
Forum: Main
08-10-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,260
Posted By cashs_mom

I used organza on a quilt to make sunglasses that...

I used organza on a quilt to make sunglasses that you could see the eyes thru. It worked fine on a wallhanging. I'd be hesitant to use it on a quilt that was going to be washed a lot.
08-07-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,069
Posted By cashs_mom

I agree. I have tile in the kitchen, breakfast...

I agree. I have tile in the kitchen, breakfast room, living room and front hall. I wanted hardwoods, but due to some problems with my slab I couldn't do hardwoods and opted for laminate. Bad choice...
08-07-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,104
Posted By cashs_mom

I've used peg board for years to hang my sewing...

I've used peg board for years to hang my sewing tools. There are a lot of cool little hooks and even some small containers to keep things in on the board. i have my rulers, measuring tape, patterns...
08-07-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,440
Posted By cashs_mom

I have a lot of wicker baskets, some with fabric...

I have a lot of wicker baskets, some with fabric liners, that I like to use. They can be a bit pricey in the stores, but I've purchased most of mine at garage and estate sales for very reasonable...
Forum: Main
08-07-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,437
Posted By cashs_mom

I've had it happen to me at car shows also. ...

I've had it happen to me at car shows also. People learn pretty fast that they can get others to vote for them and vote themselves into prizes whether they deserve them or not. I avoid this type of...
Forum: Main
07-30-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,679
Posted By cashs_mom

If you only make quilts, I see no reason to have...

If you only make quilts, I see no reason to have one. I have one that I've had for years. I make garments and use it extensively for that. I also so some home dec stuff and it comes in very handy...
07-30-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By cashs_mom

I agree. This is what I'd do. You might get a...

I agree. This is what I'd do. You might get a quote from them on how much it would cost.
Forum: Main
07-19-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,799
Posted By cashs_mom

I don't blame you about not entering this year. ...

I don't blame you about not entering this year. Congrats on your 2 Best of Show wins! I agree that it depends on the judge. I used to show horses and show cars now. It always depends on the...
Forum: Main
07-19-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By cashs_mom

I have the 2200 QVP Mini which is basically the...

I have the 2200 QVP Mini which is basically the same machine. I've never been able to get the needle threader to work. When I took the guide class, the teacher had problems with it too. I finally...
07-19-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,409
Posted By cashs_mom

I rarely re-arrange furniture. It's just way to...

I rarely re-arrange furniture. It's just way to much work. I've been in this house since 2000 and everything is pretty much where it was when we moved in. We've added a few things and replaced...
07-16-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By cashs_mom

My Bernina has a wide foot (I think that's what...

My Bernina has a wide foot (I think that's what you mean). I put the zipper foot or one of the other narrower feet on to get into small places.
Forum: Main
07-16-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By cashs_mom

I'm so sad. Going to Quilt Festival was one of...

I'm so sad. Going to Quilt Festival was one of the highlights of my fall. No Quilt Fest, no car shows, no dog show, no quilt guild. Life is really sad right now.
Forum: Main
07-12-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By cashs_mom

I didn't like the ones I bought etiher. I much...

I didn't like the ones I bought etiher. I much prefer using my hands and my machinger gloves.
Forum: Main
07-09-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,314
Posted By cashs_mom

Several women in my quilting group do hand...

Several women in my quilting group do hand embroidery. In fact, they've gotten me interested in it again and I've started practicing. There's a great website that someone here mention called...
Forum: Main
06-28-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By cashs_mom

I have Laura Star Lift steam iron and I love it!...

I have Laura Star Lift steam iron and I love it! Besides being a good general iron with awesome steam, it's . https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/biggrin.png
Forum: Pictures
06-28-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,383
Posted By cashs_mom

That's adorable, Lori, and I see you used some of...

That's adorable, Lori, and I see you used some of my favorite multi colored dachshund fabric! Go, doxies!
Forum: Main
06-28-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By cashs_mom

I always use Microtex needles in all my machines....

I always use Microtex needles in all my machines. I seem to have a lot fewer problems that way. I agree that you do have to fit your needle size to your thread for best results. I normally piece...
Forum: Pictures
06-28-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,087
Posted By cashs_mom

That's beautiful. You do such nice work.

That's beautiful. You do such nice work.
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