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Forum: Main
02-18-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,039
Posted By kmohan

I always hated handstitching the binding to the...

I always hated handstitching the binding to the back of the quilt.

However, I recently discovered that I can machine stitch ALL of the binding. At first all those pins got to me, but then I...
Forum: Main
02-01-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 26,741
Posted By kmohan

You absolutely can FMQ on the 6600! I have...

You absolutely can FMQ on the 6600!

I have a slightly less fancy, slightly smaller Janome (the QDC 4100) and I FMQ with it all the time. The special bobbin case does help as well.

You'll be...
Forum: Main
01-26-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,437
Posted By kmohan

Honestly, I wouldnt even try to get the smell...

Honestly, I wouldnt even try to get the smell out. I would return the jellyrolls to the seller and a) ask for my money back or b) ask them to replace the items with ones that dont smell so bad.
...
Forum: Main
01-23-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,245
Posted By kmohan

*Le sigh* Here in Toronto (Canada) I bought...

*Le sigh*

Here in Toronto (Canada) I bought a meter of fabric (that's about 3" larger than a yard) for $14.65 today from the LQS. But it was really pretty! I'd say this is an average price for...
Forum: Pictures
01-23-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,741
Posted By kmohan

Fantastic fabric! It's strange but i very...

Fantastic fabric!

It's strange but i very rarely see fabric like that actually IN Canada.
Forum: Main
01-22-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,728
Posted By kmohan

Thanks! I was waiting for a deal to get batting...

Thanks! I was waiting for a deal to get batting and borders and this was it! Thanks for the heads up! The code worked perfectly.
Forum: Main
01-22-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By kmohan

It's a Janome QDC 4100. It was purchased new in...

It's a Janome QDC 4100. It was purchased new in the summer and it shouldn't be giving me fits.

I want to cry a little.
Forum: Main
01-22-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By kmohan

I had my machine serviced/cleaned last week and I...

I had my machine serviced/cleaned last week and I have a feeling that something strange went on in the shop. Ever since I got it back I've had loops on the back of the quilt (with the bobbin thread)...
Forum: Main
01-21-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,612
Posted By kmohan

I'm not a ig fan of flat white, but I often use...

I'm not a ig fan of flat white, but I often use whites that are tone-on-tone or marbles. It's just a little more interesting.

Kristy
Forum: Main
01-21-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By kmohan

I've used fabric with raised metalic bits in them...

I've used fabric with raised metalic bits in them and they made a mess of the iron! The iron cleaned up fine and I made sure to use an ironing cloth next time I used the fabric.

The shine does...
Forum: Main
01-18-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,445
Posted By kmohan

Of course, if you're in St. Jacob's, be sure to...

Of course, if you're in St. Jacob's, be sure to stop in at the Mennonite quilt shop at the market. Everything in the store is done by hand and absolutely beautiful work. They have lots of fabric for...
Forum: Main
01-18-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,445
Posted By kmohan

I went to university in Waterloo and there was...

I went to university in Waterloo and there was one there. It was like getting lost in fabric heaven! You had to search around that particular store for what you were looking for, but prices were...
Forum: Main
01-18-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,199
Posted By kmohan

I've used copy paper, but I actually prefer the...

I've used copy paper, but I actually prefer the cheep ligned paper I used in school. It's ligher and cheeper but will still go through my printer with no problems.
Forum: Tutorials
01-17-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 40,374
Posted By kmohan

Thank you so much for this tutorial on mitered...

Thank you so much for this tutorial on mitered corners! I've always been kind of afraid to try them, but you made it easy!

Kristy
Forum: Main
01-15-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,699
Posted By kmohan

I always wash it before I give a quilt away. Then...

I always wash it before I give a quilt away. Then I know it's gone throught he machine once and if there is a problem, I'll know about it before its gone.

I wouldnt wash a wall hanging though. I'm...
Forum: Pictures
01-15-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,220
Posted By kmohan

Congrats on the new machine! I love my Janome and...

Congrats on the new machine! I love my Janome and I know you'll love yours just as much.

I'm also very happy to see it perched beside not one, but two(!) Macs.

Kristy
Forum: Main
01-14-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,772
Posted By kmohan

Any LQS shop I've been to has batting in both...

Any LQS shop I've been to has batting in both bags and rolls. The bagged stuff (like Quilters Dream) is specificly cut (crib, twin, queen, king). Stuff on the roll (like insulbrite, warm and natural)...
Forum: Pictures
01-13-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,623
Posted By kmohan

Very nice! Looks like it went together fast! ...

Very nice! Looks like it went together fast!

I would love to do one, but they don't ship to or have a similar program in Canada. Boo :(
Forum: Pictures
01-12-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,478
Posted By kmohan

My mom wanted a small quilt at her house for when...

My mom wanted a small quilt at her house for when the kiddies come over to play. She's praying for Grandchildren of her own, but she'll just have to settle for my cousin's daughter for now (I'm in no...
Forum: Main
01-11-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By kmohan

Maybe I should explain. I dont stitch through the...

Maybe I should explain. I dont stitch through the freezer paper. I only use it as a guide for my stitching.

For instance, this weekend i cut out butterflies and pinned them to my quilt. (I could...
Forum: Main
01-11-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By kmohan

On the freezer paper? Anything I have handy -...

On the freezer paper? Anything I have handy - marker, pencil, pen, etc. I'll then cut up the freezer paper as required before ironing it to the quilt.

On the quilt, I dont use anything. I simply...
Forum: Main
01-11-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By kmohan

I browse the internet and find something I like...

I browse the internet and find something I like then generally draw it out myself. I draw it out on scrap paper before I give it a go on the freezer paper. Of, ig you have a light table, you could...
Forum: Main
01-10-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By kmohan

Yes, freezer paper works. Use an iron without...

Yes, freezer paper works. Use an iron without steam to adhere the paper to the fabric (test first, obviously). You can use the same piece of freezer paper a few times before it loses its stickiness....
Forum: Main
01-10-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By kmohan

I'm at the same point as you. I'm looking to be...

I'm at the same point as you. I'm looking to be more imaginative iny quilting designs.

As I learned the hard way this weekend, there are some small issues in tracing your design onto a piece of...
Forum: Main
01-10-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,364
Posted By kmohan

Flannel is tricky to work with bit i'll often use...

Flannel is tricky to work with bit i'll often use it on a quilt that I know will be used for cuddling. Definitely not for show quilts.

The suggestions above are good. Always pre-wash and starch...
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