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Forum: Main
06-12-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By momto5

I have the same problem with one made for my...

I have the same problem with one made for my nephew by his Mom. It has some really badly burned places in it, but he wants it fixed so he can exhibit BOTH sides of it....in some sort of transparent...
Forum: Main
06-11-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By momto5

My leaders have zippers attached to them, but I...

My leaders have zippers attached to them, but I don't use them like they were probably intended. Some folks here on the Board actually unzip the leading edge, sew their backing on via sewing machine,...
05-26-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,836
Posted By momto5

I have three of them: bought one, it crashed and...

I have three of them: bought one, it crashed and burned within three months; got po'd, called Keurig, they sent me another. IT crashed and burned within four months. They sent me another. That one...
Forum: Main
05-19-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,162
Posted By momto5

I have a Janome 350....it was about $1500 if I...

I have a Janome 350....it was about $1500 if I recall correctly. There's also a Brother (?770?) that's a bit less, maybe $8-900 or so (maybe less, I really haven't priced them). You can also get one...
Forum: Main
05-12-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,219
Posted By momto5

Then again, you can do it with just scissors,...

Then again, you can do it with just scissors, ($5), needle and thread (another $5); used Goodwill-type fabric or old clothing of 100% cotton ($3-4); and a cheap batting (on sale, small, $8-10) for a...
Forum: Main
05-08-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,007
Posted By momto5

My daily workhorse is a Viking Platinum; bought...

My daily workhorse is a Viking Platinum; bought second hand at an auction, never tried it, brought it home, plugged it in...no problems for the five years I've had it. Also have a Janome 6600, a...
Forum: Main
05-07-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,737
Posted By momto5

You're not too old to quilt....I'll be 73 in a...

You're not too old to quilt....I'll be 73 in a month and still live by myself, take care of myself, and quilt my head off. I have a long arm, and 18 machines that mostly all work (after I worked on...
Forum: Main
05-06-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,288
Posted By momto5

Or sit it in a coffee mug behind your machine and...

Or sit it in a coffee mug behind your machine and thread as usual...
05-05-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,663
Posted By momto5

That is a LONG way to travel and yes, you will be...

That is a LONG way to travel and yes, you will be exhausted! How do I know? I was born in Montana and moved to SC when I married a SC man (a LONG time ago!). Made many, many driving trips back there...
04-28-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,785
Posted By momto5

My Mom was a professional seamstress, and she...

My Mom was a professional seamstress, and she used to used something that was firm, about the size of bias tape that was sewed on and then just laid flat to form a hem without having to hand sew it...
04-28-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,661
Posted By momto5

Or, since you live in the South, sprinkle some...

Or, since you live in the South, sprinkle some grits on their trails. they eat them, drink a bit of water, and BOOM! no more ants!
Forum: Main
04-22-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,192
Posted By momto5

I have a Gammill and love it! I had an older New...

I have a Gammill and love it! I had an older New Home to start with and it was too small. When I got the Gammill, I felt like I was home! It's 5 years old and has been on a car trip to Georgia for...
Forum: Main
04-17-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,578
Posted By momto5

Twenty-plus years ago, I smoked. Well, when I...

Twenty-plus years ago, I smoked. Well, when I quit, I had all these ashtrays lying around, unused, that I made in a ceramics class. One day as I sat in my studio fussing because the tomato pin...
04-15-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,163
Posted By momto5

What about the Janome 6500-6600 series? You may...

What about the Janome 6500-6600 series? You may be able to find a used one in your price range...
Forum: Main
04-15-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,750
Posted By momto5

I own a Gammill long arm system: it is NOT a...

I own a Gammill long arm system: it is NOT a "home system" in any respect except for the fact that it IS in my home. I am a professional long armer and do many quilts for others. It is not...
Forum: Main
04-10-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,263
Posted By momto5

I keep a personal and a business journal, both,...

I keep a personal and a business journal, both, as well as a computer full of photos of almost every quilt I have ever made. It sometimes amuses me to look back and see how far I have come....my main...
Forum: Main
03-30-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By momto5

As with quillows, machine stitch to the quilt...

As with quillows, machine stitch to the quilt AFTER it's quilted. You shouldn't have a problem with that at that point. If you don't like the way it looks, take out the machine stitching and...
03-27-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,552
Posted By momto5

I am called Noni by all of my grands and great...

I am called Noni by all of my grands and great grands...AND great-great grands! Guess it'll stick....:)
Forum: Main
03-24-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,348
Posted By momto5

I quit buying Berninas, no matter how well I like...

I quit buying Berninas, no matter how well I like them because of the same stuff! I am NOT going to futz around with someone who (seems to me, anyway...) is looking for an opportunity to nail me on...
03-21-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,095
Posted By momto5

The hooked ring thing is a ring finger cutter...

The hooked ring thing is a ring finger cutter blade, commonly used by postal workers back in the day. I ran through a few of them!
Forum: Main
03-14-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,097
Posted By momto5

ChristianLane Quilters advertises that they have...

ChristianLane Quilters advertises that they have 108" backings also.
Forum: Main
03-11-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By momto5

Tim...only $10,000???? You must be turning out...

Tim...only $10,000???? You must be turning out substandard work! I get $35,000 for just crib size.....LOL,LOL,LOL!! I wish!
Forum: Pictures
03-06-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,901
Posted By momto5

I made a Sunbonnet Sue crib quilt for my...

I made a Sunbonnet Sue crib quilt for my niece....mailed it to Great Falls, MT.....it was delivered to their home....and stolen off the front porch!!!! This was two years ago...post office was...
Forum: Main
02-24-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,506
Posted By momto5

I sew all over the house except the kitchen and...

I sew all over the house except the kitchen and the baths. I have about 1800 square feet, a longarm in my den, and a treadle; there are 18 more machines in the other "spare" bedrooms, and a complete...
02-06-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,211
Posted By momto5

When I make baby quilts, I usually make two: one...

When I make baby quilts, I usually make two: one for "show" if they want it for that, and one to be drug around and thrown on the floor, taken outside, used to make forts with, etc....in general,...
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