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Yesterday, 02:49 PM
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Try cutting squares of 5 1/4". I haven't done...

Try cutting squares of 5 1/4". I haven't done anything with triangulations.
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02-23-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Gay

How about a wall hanging with a couple of wedding...

How about a wall hanging with a couple of wedding bells, crazy or not, with bows/ribbons, appliqued, in whites and the colours of the wedding, and names and date embroidered on. You could add some...
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02-12-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Gay

Try using 'leaders & enders' with scraps, may...

Try using 'leaders & enders' with scraps, may help.
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01-30-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Gay

Could it be this one? Looks like it might use...

Could it be this one? Looks like it might use that ruler, though they suggest the Lemoyne Star ruler.

Deb Tucker Xmas quilt...
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01-18-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Gay

Water soluble stabilizer - Mainly used when one...

Water soluble stabilizer - Mainly used when one doesn't want a permanent stabilizer left behind, or to hold down the 'fluff' on towels and fleecy fabrics when machine embroidering. It washes out. It...
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01-15-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Gay

There are videos here which may help. We could...

There are videos here which may help. We could help more if you told us which model machine you have

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEuDJWSDckU
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01-03-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,886
Posted By Gay

I would look at removing the border on one side -...

I would look at removing the border on one side - or 2 borders on opposite sides - and quilt the middle section first. Then replace the borders and quilt half at a time. You may need to be choosy...
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12-17-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By Gay

I think the only way is to have a program such as...

I think the only way is to have a program such as Electric Quilt to draw up your ideas to the size you need, & it will tell you how much fabric. Check out Bonnie Hunters' blog and her free patterns....
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12-12-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,541
Posted By Gay

My MIL used to have a three tiered 'wot-not' in a...

My MIL used to have a three tiered 'wot-not' in a corner of the hallway which had the upright posts made from wooden spools. Very ingenious I thought, and very pretty.
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12-10-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,295
Posted By Gay

I use strips of iron-on interfacing, but you do...

I use strips of iron-on interfacing, but you do have to be careful when ironing onto poly batting, and just press lightly.
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12-03-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,372
Posted By Gay

This is usually an issue with the stitch...

This is usually an issue with the stitch regulator or encoders. Here is a video that demonstrates the stitch regulator very well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pijhu8Cyew0

Check your encoder...
Forum: Main
12-03-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Gay

I like to stitch on a 'taut/firm' quilt, so roll...

I like to stitch on a 'taut/firm' quilt, so roll the bottom up with the leader - then when the end is close I do pin the edge.

For pantos or edge to edge, it sometimes depends on the size of the...
Forum: Main
11-30-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By Gay

Just did this up in EQ & it tells me for a 60 x...

Just did this up in EQ & it tells me for a 60 x 70 quilt you will need

background - 2 5/8 yds
strips - 4 yds darkt fabric and 7 1/2 light
extra needed for a border

This seems a lot to me but...
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11-12-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By Gay

Before I'd heard about them, I had issues with...

Before I'd heard about them, I had issues with backlashing & bird nesting with my Tin Lizzie 18, so cut a circle of fabric to fit into the bobbin casing. It stopped the bobbin spinning too fast &...
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11-09-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By Gay

Here are a couple of panels. ...

Here are a couple of panels.

disneys-tigger-winnie-the-pooh-panel​​​​​​​...
10-24-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,869
Posted By Gay

Is this a new machine - or pre owned? The only...

Is this a new machine - or pre owned? The only time I had this issue with my Brother was when the embroidery unit needed servicing. Not all techs realize the unit as well as the machine need...
Forum: Main
09-17-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By Gay

I tried this download and only got fabrics...

I tried this download and only got fabrics needed, and to cut into 8 7/8" squares. Can only guess one must make HSTs ( 95 or 97 sqs of all 4 colors). There is a quilt-along here where you can go to...
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09-17-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Gay

Pretty quilt. I would probably do a flower like...

Pretty quilt. I would probably do a flower like the rose of sharon, and echo. Also prefer only use thread to match the green, but then I'm not very adventurous with multi-colors.
Forum: Main
09-15-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By Gay

A photo & knowing the size would be helpful. You...

A photo & knowing the size would be helpful. You could outline the butterfly, not in the ditch but about 1/8th inch away, for starters.
Welcome to the Board.
Forum: Main
09-13-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By Gay

Lovely quilt. I also was thinking Mctavishing in...

Lovely quilt. I also was thinking Mctavishing in all the blocks.
Forum: Main
09-12-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By Gay

https://www.qtfabrics.com/images/Products/Classic%...

https://www.qtfabrics.com/images/Products/Classic%20Remington_final.pdf
Forum: Main
09-09-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By Gay

I always use white batting with a quilt with a...

I always use white batting with a quilt with a lot of white for this reason. If you're still bothered by the batting or backing showing through the top I would invest in an inexpensive white sheet...
Forum: Main
09-08-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By Gay

You won't want to sew too close to the edge and...

You won't want to sew too close to the edge and have it fray again after a few washes so I would sew the 2.5" or 3" binding to the front, 1/4" in from the old stitching, trim off the frayed excess,...
09-08-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By Gay

I also use this Auto Icon Creator from...

I also use this Auto Icon Creator from Generations. It came free for me because I had the digitising program, but you may be interested. It allows you to see all your embroideries in w.explorer as...
09-08-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By Gay

Thank you ladies for solving my issue. Barb,...

Thank you ladies for solving my issue.

Barb, you're a wealth of information. I didn't scroll down enough to see those extra photos below. The beautiful Lavender Dreams quilt shown was done with...
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