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Forum: Main
08-03-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,792
Posted By donna13350

I have the original Tin Lizzie, and love it....

I have the original Tin Lizzie, and love it. There is a learning curve with any longarm, but with mine I like it because it's a basic straightforward machine. My owners manual says "oil should be...
Forum: Main
07-26-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By donna13350

Above posters are correct..upholstery thread is...

Above posters are correct..upholstery thread is way too heavy for a quilt, unless you're going for a certain look, maybe. As for letting the spool spin around on the vertical thread holder, that's a...
Forum: Main
07-26-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,560
Posted By donna13350

They are .. for beginners, but they're doable. I...

They are .. for beginners, but they're doable. I made sure to pin a small swatch of each fabric to the instruction sheet, as I found it confusing to keep looking up what number fabric went where....
Forum: Main
07-26-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By donna13350

When I first got my longarm, I went to Marshall...

When I first got my longarm, I went to Marshall dry goods and bought a few of the baby panels. They were cheap, and I learned a lot using them. After, I used my "bad ones" for the cat, and I gave the...
Forum: Main
07-21-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,752
Posted By donna13350

My friend just totaled her car, (she's fine) but...

My friend just totaled her car, (she's fine) but went through the mill trying to find a replacement. She finally decided to buy used and just wait this out.
I got an email from my quilt shop today,...
Forum: Main
07-16-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,752
Posted By donna13350

There are new machines on line at Walmart,...

There are new machines on line at Walmart, Amazon, and Ebay...a lot of Brother and Singer machines, especially, but also many other brands. Anyone that wanted to get into sewing masks could certainly...
Forum: Main
07-12-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,402
Posted By donna13350

I saw a quilt once that was just a simple 9 patch...

I saw a quilt once that was just a simple 9 patch made with plaids and white..it was very striking! If I remember correctly it was a simple 2 color quilt.
Forum: Main
07-12-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,100
Posted By donna13350

This lady did replace her tracks with metal... ...

This lady did replace her tracks with metal...

https://www.quiltingboard.com/main-f1/replaced-my-grace-frames-plastic-tracks-metal-t221898.html
Forum: Main
07-12-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By donna13350

Your machine is almost identical to a Tin...

Your machine is almost identical to a Tin Lizzie..when I had that issue, the connection that holds the wire into the back of the machine was loose..they wear out over time, especially if you have any...
Forum: Main
07-12-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By donna13350

I don't like mine at all ! I find it limits me as...

I don't like mine at all ! I find it limits me as far as having a very small area to quilt in..you have to keep stopping and moving the ring..I found them to be a pain..also, between the knobs and...
Forum: Main
07-12-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By donna13350

Just do a simple google search..there's quite a...

Just do a simple google search..there's quite a bit on them, you tube videos, a google book result showing serial numbers, several sites that date them.
Forum: Main
07-08-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By donna13350

The only thing I can think of would be needle...

The only thing I can think of would be needle turn. I never liked the method, but many people do. As for glue..that's how I do all of mine..I cut a scant 1/4" around, use a glue stick and turn the...
Forum: Main
07-08-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,752
Posted By donna13350

I think a lot of the lower priced machines came...

I think a lot of the lower priced machines came out of china and their factories probably shut down..as for everything else, I would guess that at least 1 component of everything, (sewing machines,...
Forum: Main
07-08-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By donna13350

Agree with ckcowl, but would also add that the...

Agree with ckcowl, but would also add that the pic of just the block..the 3rd pic..it's not that bad..I would quilt from left to right to try to make up for the ripple. Also, what you quilt on it can...
Forum: Main
07-03-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,008
Posted By donna13350

It's supposed to be so that a child can't get in...

It's supposed to be so that a child can't get in and drown in an unattended tub of water. Within about a minute of leaving the lid open, mine just drains...fast! I can fill mine right to the top,...
Forum: Main
07-03-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,008
Posted By donna13350

I bought an Amana top loader because of the...

I bought an Amana top loader because of the reviews and it's made in the USA. It's so quiet that I had to get used to checking to see if it was running or not. All of the new top loaders have the...
Forum: Main
06-23-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By donna13350

Just experience fixing my mistakes !!!

Just experience fixing my mistakes !!!
Forum: Main
06-23-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By donna13350

You could remove the top row and use the same...

You could remove the top row and use the same sashing for the top and bottom rows, then it would look more planned
Forum: Main
06-17-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By donna13350

The only thing that I would add is when you...

The only thing that I would add is when you stitch your lines, make sure to quilt one row in one direction, then the alternate row the opposite direction..this will help keep your layers from...
Forum: Main
06-09-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,215
Posted By donna13350

I spray them with water and press ..if they don't...

I spray them with water and press ..if they don't fully come out, I still use them because the first time the quilt gets washed it will come out anyway. Don't stress too much over them, just press...
06-06-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By donna13350

Too late..I already bought the Tullamore Dew...if...

Too late..I already bought the Tullamore Dew...if it's not his thing he can regift it..someone will want it.
06-05-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By donna13350

Thanks for the replies and help everyone! I never...

Thanks for the replies and help everyone! I never thought I'd be asking someone what whiskey to buy! I settled on Tullamore Dew...and those of you who said it were right..I have a gem of a neighbor...
06-03-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By donna13350

Need recomendation for a good whiskey???

Long story short, I broke my leg in early April, and my neighbor was very good to me...he checked in on me at least twice a day and made sure that I had anything and everything that I could possibly...
Forum: Pictures
05-25-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By donna13350

I like it a lot ! A scalloped border will set it...

I like it a lot ! A scalloped border will set it off just right. Great job.
Forum: Main
05-21-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,207
Posted By donna13350

Back in the day, people used hoops to do...

Back in the day, people used hoops to do embroidery work on garments, and to darn items, so they needed to be able to drop the feed dogs. I think that the cost of retooling the factories and...
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