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Forum: Main
12-08-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,382
Posted By simplyme

I use my sidewinder for my Brother machine (I...

I use my sidewinder for my Brother machine (I don't like the one on the machine). My HQ came with a big winder for the M bobbins and my Bernina will do bobbins while sewing so no big deal there. My...
Forum: Main
11-30-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,632
Posted By simplyme

To me the lighting is different at LQS than at...

To me the lighting is different at LQS than at home or I have had a little more time to think things over but I will change or even add fabric as I go along. A quilt takes on a life of it's own I...
Forum: Main
11-28-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By simplyme

I am on my 3rd GFG quilt. The first one took 8...

I am on my 3rd GFG quilt. The first one took 8 months to make. The next 2 were just as fun but took a little longer. I love having something to work on while watching tv and waiting in car rider...
Forum: Main
11-27-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,699
Posted By simplyme

I've only hand quilted small baby quilts. I can't...

I've only hand quilted small baby quilts. I can't use a hoop. You do have to baste a lot more when hand quilting and I always start int he middle and work out to the edge. I think it is something you...
Forum: Main
11-27-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By simplyme

I was talking to one of the ladies who won @ the...

I was talking to one of the ladies who won @ the Houston quilt fest. and she said she uses wool in a lot of her quilts only not on the ones that they use daily. She said that you have to be careful...
Forum: Main
11-27-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By simplyme

I do. It makes it easier when quilting no extra...

I do. It makes it easier when quilting no extra bulk. The only time I don't is if the area is too small or I have used fusing to stick down the applique or I am doing machine embrodering(sp) on top.
Forum: Main
11-21-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 20,824
Posted By simplyme

What about pre-cuts? I make quick quilts to sell...

What about pre-cuts? I make quick quilts to sell all the time with pre-cuts and there is no way to know what the salvage says.
Forum: Main
11-20-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 22,229
Posted By simplyme

I think I will just avoid the whole thing. There...

I think I will just avoid the whole thing. There is a large supply of fabric without any restrictions and I will stick to that. If I am going to purchase something I want to be able to do anything I...
Forum: Main
11-11-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,955
Posted By simplyme

I pink mine too. Less chance of clipping a seam.

I pink mine too. Less chance of clipping a seam.
Forum: Main
11-11-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 36,009
Posted By simplyme

The BSR is great. I have it on my 830. But...

The BSR is great. I have it on my 830. But remember itis not a magic too that will take the place of practice. It is just an aid to help you. You will still have to learn with the BSR. I found it...
Forum: Main
11-10-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By simplyme

I have done both on a quilt with great results. I...

I have done both on a quilt with great results. I was making a quilt for my cousin when Ike hit Texas. We had no power for 8 days and there was nothing to do so I just went on sewing by hand on the...
Forum: Main
11-01-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By simplyme

I like to play music too. It helps keep your mind...

I like to play music too. It helps keep your mind relaxed while quilting. I quilt in the morning so wine is not the best idea for me.
Forum: Main
11-01-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,530
Posted By simplyme

Try some starch before you cut them. Working on...

Try some starch before you cut them. Working on the bias can be tricky. Starch will help stabize your fabric while working with it.
Forum: Main
10-31-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,808
Posted By simplyme

Show him machines that cost a lot more and then...

Show him machines that cost a lot more and then he will thank you for picking a machine that is sooo much lower in price. After all you where only thinking if him.
Forum: Main
10-31-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,178
Posted By simplyme

I have a Bernina 830 and I put it in sleep mode...

I have a Bernina 830 and I put it in sleep mode when I walk away from it. On the other hand I have left my Brother on all day with no problem.
Forum: Main
10-31-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,495
Posted By simplyme

During IKE we lost power for 2 weeks. I just...

During IKE we lost power for 2 weeks. I just sewed my blocks by hand. There was nothing else to do anyway. It is fun to look at the quilt and point to the IKE star blocks. It turned out to be a great...
Forum: Main
10-31-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 12,299
Posted By simplyme

Until a few days ago I would not, but I have been...

Until a few days ago I would not, but I have been working on my room for the past 4 days. It got so bad I could not find anything or get much done. So, I decided it was time to stop sewing and get...
10-28-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,012
Posted By simplyme

Oh yea, this is the one time of the year that...

Oh yea, this is the one time of the year that Mommy gets to do what she wants to. SIL is comming in on Thusday and we are having a girls weekend. The other 51 weekends belong to boys the this is all...
Forum: Main
10-28-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 13,962
Posted By simplyme

I have it on my Bernina and my Brother and love...

I have it on my Bernina and my Brother and love it. With it was on my HQ. The older you get the harder it is to see what your are doing.
Forum: Recipes
10-28-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,221
Posted By simplyme

I put chili in the pot today although we are a...

I put chili in the pot today although we are a long way from snow it is cooler than we have had in a long while, we even got some rain yesterday.
Forum: Main
10-28-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,632
Posted By simplyme

You can by a demo machine at large quilt shows at...

You can by a demo machine at large quilt shows at a discount. What is nice though is you will be able to try and compare all the machines at one time. That way you will have a better idea what is...
Forum: Main
10-28-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By simplyme

when I start to make too many goofs, It's time...

when I start to make too many goofs, It's time for me to stop sewing are relax and read a book. Start fresh tomorrow.
Forum: Main
10-27-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,922
Posted By simplyme

Wow! I missed out. Her wording was so bad I had...

Wow! I missed out. Her wording was so bad I had to read it twice before I was sure what she was asking. What I got was she wanted to profit from others work. So nice that she asked!!!
Forum: Main
10-27-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,827
Posted By simplyme

Your dragonflies are great but you don't want it...

Your dragonflies are great but you don't want it to look too child-like. Maybe you could find a nice floral in the colors hubby chose and use your wonderful dragonflies on a inner border. You did not...
Forum: Main
10-26-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By simplyme

If you are still worried, after you stitch in the...

If you are still worried, after you stitch in the ditch you could go back and put an X in your squares or a + to give it a little more stitches to hold the batting in place.
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