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02-26-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Peckish

Water soluble thread! :thumbup:

Water soluble thread! :thumbup:
Forum: Main
02-25-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,365
Posted By Peckish

Me too! A lot of my quilts have small pieces and...

Me too! A lot of my quilts have small pieces and I think BL, which is a fine 60 wt thread, helps with accurate seams.



My two cents, you are overthinking it. :) I've used BL for years and have...
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02-25-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By Peckish

Have you tried first a lint roller (or packing...

Have you tried first a lint roller (or packing tape wrapped around your hand) to pick all the hairs up? After you've done that, I'd wipe a dryer sheet over the fabric to inhibit any static...
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02-24-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,391
Posted By Peckish

Was this a response to my comment about the lefty...

Was this a response to my comment about the lefty not finding what she was looking for? If so, maybe I need to clarify - she was looking for left-handed specialty scissors (applique, if I remember...
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02-23-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,391
Posted By Peckish

My favorite scissors, hands down, are Kai. I have...

My favorite scissors, hands down, are Kai. I have several pairs, 4 of which I just sent off to Kai for sharpening. They are micro-serrated, which means the fabric won't slip between the blades. They...
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02-23-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,875
Posted By Peckish

That's thirty cents a FQ, which is a great deal...

That's thirty cents a FQ, which is a great deal depending on the fabrics - quality, prints, etc.
Me, personally, I would probably pass on them. I have plenty of fabric and have actually been trying...
Forum: Main
02-21-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By Peckish

That's what I did, ran new elastic through it. ...

That's what I did, ran new elastic through it. Nothing else wrong with the sheets, they don't even look the slightest bit worn.
Forum: Main
02-21-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Peckish

Your title says applique - are you at all...

Your title says applique - are you at all interested in paper-pieced letters? I found a beautiful paper-pieced script alphabet here (https://payhip.com/quietplay) (click on "alphabets").

If you're...
Forum: Main
02-20-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,749
Posted By Peckish

I don't believe there is an actual pattern for...

I don't believe there is an actual pattern for that exact quilt. I found the original picture here (https://thequiltshow.com/see-quilts/quilt-of-the-day/item/29178-to-mom-and-coco-with-love) on The...
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02-20-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,555
Posted By Peckish

Single Irish chain is what I see.

Single Irish chain is what I see.
Forum: Main
02-19-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By Peckish

I had cheap pins originally, but fortunately...

I had cheap pins originally, but fortunately learned my lesson with my glue bottle. I have a super-fine tip attached to my Elmer's glue bottle. Instead of removing and washing it out every time I use...
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02-17-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,068
Posted By Peckish

Olive oil. I learned this after taking a...

Olive oil.

I learned this after taking a wreath-making class. We had sap all over our hands and arms. I was shocked when I saw that all they had for cleanup was a big jug of olive oil and a roll...
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02-17-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Peckish

Nope. I think EQ is the best quilt design...

Nope. I think EQ is the best quilt design software out there.



I agree with everything Patrice said.
Forum: Main
02-17-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,103
Posted By Peckish

I'm going to be controversial. I think all...

I'm going to be controversial.

I think all seam rippers become dull over time. It's just the nature of the beast.
I have two methods of ripping seams:
My first method is I don't use seam rippers...
Forum: Main
02-14-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Peckish

There are some corrections for that pattern, I'm...

There are some corrections for that pattern, I'm not sure if your tree is part of them? Scroll to the bottom of this page.
https://www.fiberworks-heine.com/faqs.htm

If that doesn't address it, I...
Forum: Main
02-14-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,182
Posted By Peckish

Personally I find this whole thread rather...

Personally I find this whole thread rather frivolous. Five hundred years ago, Michel de Montaigne said: "My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened." I'd rather...
02-14-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By Peckish

I think these two are my favorites. Everything...

I think these two are my favorites. Everything else seems fairly similar to what it was before, comfortable to use.
02-14-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,665
Posted By Peckish

There is actually something you can do about...

There is actually something you can do about that! :) There is a browser add-on called Dark Reader, it will convert any web page you're browsing into a dark color with light text. It's available for...
Forum: Main
02-14-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By Peckish

Have you called or checked with the Husqvarna...

Have you called or checked with the Husqvarna dealers? I'm not familiar with your machine, but a quick internet search using those terms yielded many results.
Forum: Main
02-13-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,182
Posted By Peckish

"Hijacking"?? I'm pretty sure you mean "hacking"....

"Hijacking"?? I'm pretty sure you mean "hacking".
I agree with Patrice about having a secured home network.
However, I'm less worried about a hacker accessing my financial data through a sewing...
Forum: Main
02-13-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By Peckish

That's very pretty! I would do something curvy. ...

That's very pretty! I would do something curvy. You didn't say, are you quilting on a frame or your DSM?
Forum: Main
02-13-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Peckish

I found it under "Anything Accuquilt for...

I found it under "Anything Accuquilt for Sale".
Forum: Main
02-13-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By Peckish

Without seeing a picture of the quilt, I don't...

Without seeing a picture of the quilt, I don't have any ideas other than a pretty panto instead of a meander, I find pantos go pretty fast. Unless you are using a DSM, of course.

Prayers for...
Forum: Main
02-13-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 797
Posted By Peckish

Facepalm! Sheesh - most copiers have a "mirror...

Facepalm! Sheesh - most copiers have a "mirror image" button, it's that simple. Are there no Kinko's near you? I find the employees there to be more competent.
Forum: Main
02-12-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 797
Posted By Peckish

Couple of thoughts - You could trace it...

Couple of thoughts - You could trace it (backwards, of course) on freezer paper, taped together to make it wide enough. You can tape it to a window and trace it that way, or if your dining table has...
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