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03-22-2015, 12:22 PM
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Posted By PlanoDebbie

Coasters is a great idea for the guys. My mom...

Coasters is a great idea for the guys. My mom sewed a lot when she was younger, but never a quilter. I got my quilting genes from her mother who was a great quilter.
03-22-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,838
Posted By PlanoDebbie

I started searching this morning for fabric...

I started searching this morning for fabric representative of the 1920's. Happened to find some really cute Roaring 20's - Great Gatsby fabric on Ebay and ordered several yards of 4 different ones. ...
03-21-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,838
Posted By PlanoDebbie

Need ideas for Mom's 90th birthday party

My mother will be 90 years old at the end of April. She still lives on her own, and drives.

I am trying to come up with some ideas of what I could make as "party favors" for my siblings, nieces,...
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09-03-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,323
Posted By PlanoDebbie

I had several boxes of craft stuff that hadn't...

I had several boxes of craft stuff that hadn't been touched since moving to Texas in 1989. Back then I used to do a lot of counted cross-stitch and plastic canvas stuff. I donated 4 large boxes of...
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09-03-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By PlanoDebbie

I made a quilt for a wedding a few weeks ago...

I made a quilt for a wedding a few weeks ago using this method. It was very quick, but I don't like having the sides of my blocks on the bias. In the end, the quilt looked fine. I prefer using the...
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09-03-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,383
Posted By PlanoDebbie

Salt is also great to sprinkle on your cocktail...

Salt is also great to sprinkle on your cocktail napkin at a restaurant to keep your beer mug or margarita glass from sticking to the napkin.

Oh wait, we're talking about quilting tips....sorry,...
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09-03-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,783
Posted By PlanoDebbie

I've been there a few times and bought several...

I've been there a few times and bought several yards of fabric. At our last port of call, I load all of my treasures into a tote bag and head straight to the post office to shove it all into a flat...
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08-27-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,432
Posted By PlanoDebbie

Definitely search youtube for some basic longarm...

Definitely search youtube for some basic longarm videos. You want to look for ones that tell you how to change the needle, thread the machine, oil it, etc. I learned how to sew on a regular machine...
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08-27-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,722
Posted By PlanoDebbie

Does your machine also skip stitches in manual...

Does your machine also skip stitches in manual mode vs. stitch regulator mode?

I've had my longarm for 2 years now and have had mixed results with skipped stitches and have gone through changing...
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08-21-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,188
Posted By PlanoDebbie

She probably wanted the orange because it would...

She probably wanted the orange because it would look more like a Hunter's safety vest over the camo. I'm not a hunter, but the bag turned out cute.
Forum: Pictures
08-21-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,696
Posted By PlanoDebbie

Great job on all of them!

Great job on all of them!
Forum: Pictures
08-21-2014, 06:46 PM
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Posted By PlanoDebbie

Very pretty. My mom will be 90 next year!

Very pretty. My mom will be 90 next year!
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08-21-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By PlanoDebbie

You can always trim some of the seam allowance a...

You can always trim some of the seam allowance a tiny bit to remove excess bulk at the point. Also consider pressing your seams open.
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08-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,515
Posted By PlanoDebbie

My daughter is a Middle School Band Director, so...

My daughter is a Middle School Band Director, so I've collected lots of music-themed fabric over the years.

Fabric.com has a ton of music themed fabric. I would try to find a black/white fabric...
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08-20-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,475
Posted By PlanoDebbie

This was going to be my suggestion as well. My...

This was going to be my suggestion as well. My brother also has a warning notice that pops up on the screen when my bobbin is low. Of course it usually pops up when my bobbin is still half full, so...
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08-20-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By PlanoDebbie

I've made mine both sizes. It just depends on...

I've made mine both sizes. It just depends on the blocks I'm using. Sometimes I just make it about 50" square, and if the pattern works I have made them about 45" x 60".
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08-20-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,680
Posted By PlanoDebbie

I love hand-stitching down my binding. My...

I love hand-stitching down my binding. My greatest investment was to buy a box of the small wonder clips. I kept seeing people raving about them about a year or two ago and had no idea what they...
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08-20-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By PlanoDebbie

I also have trouble trying to decide exactly how...

I also have trouble trying to decide exactly how to FMQ my quilts. The first year with my Longarm I just did a meandering/stippling stitch all over and was happy. About six months ago I branched...
Forum: Main
08-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,805
Posted By PlanoDebbie

Have you tried using your machine in manual mode...

Have you tried using your machine in manual mode at all? I've had my Queen Quilter for just over two years and also had tons of issues with tension and thread breaking. I was about to call a...
Forum: Main
08-10-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,869
Posted By PlanoDebbie

Need your ideas on how to quilt this one

Normally I make charity quilts for Project Linus and simply do an all over FMQ of meandering or loopy loops on those quilts. I still consider myself just a notch above a beginner on FMQ with my...
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07-16-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,965
Posted By PlanoDebbie

I got my first sewing machine for Christmas when...

I got my first sewing machine for Christmas when I was about 14. It was a used one, but it was probably one of my favorite Christmas gifts EVER! My sister taught me how to sew when I was 10. I...
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07-12-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,831
Posted By PlanoDebbie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mr_k8L-pbfA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mr_k8L-pbfA

Deb Tucker makes a lot of great quilting ruler tools. I love the one for squaring up HST's and making flying geese. Here's one to make Square...
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07-12-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By PlanoDebbie

I love to make quilts and try different patterns....

I love to make quilts and try different patterns. My nieces and nephews aren't having babies any more, so I make quilts to donate to Project Linus now. I always like to buy fabric when it's on sale...
Forum: Main
07-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By PlanoDebbie

I make a lot of quilts donated to Project Linus,...

I make a lot of quilts donated to Project Linus, and have now switched to using fleece as my batting/backing. It was taking me so long to get the tension on my Longarm adjusted and slowing me down. ...
Forum: Main
07-12-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By PlanoDebbie

I love the Magic 8 method for HST if you are...

I love the Magic 8 method for HST if you are needing lots of HST's from the same two fabrics.

Before you cut up all of your good quilt fabric and start making them, be sure that you make one...
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