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Forum: Main
02-08-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,255
Posted By FoxyLady

I use the same method -- sew to back, press, and...

I use the same method -- sew to back, press, and line up the folded edge slightly over the seam on the front and then stitch. I use the french fold ( double fold) which I think makes binding much...
Forum: Main
01-15-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By FoxyLady

Elmer's Glue

I use a diluted Elmer's Washable Glue also. I found some tips (online at Purple something) that give you a smaller stream, or you can cut the tip to adjust the flow. Another thing I found that is...
Forum: Main
01-06-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,268
Posted By FoxyLady

Machine Hours

I have a Janome 9400. Anybody know how to access the hours on this machine?
12-10-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,048
Posted By FoxyLady

Thanks for all the compliments. I forgot to...

Thanks for all the compliments. I forgot to mention that behind the door on the right, I have all my rulers and templates hung on Command hooks. Everything at my fingertips. I should also say that...
12-09-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,048
Posted By FoxyLady

Sewing Room - Office

My daughters remodeled my office space to make a combination office/sewing room. The worktable is made up of 2 cubbies, some 2x4s, and table tops from Ikea. There is a 55x33" cutting mat on top of...
Forum: Main
11-29-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,640
Posted By FoxyLady

I agree with others who have advised you to...

I agree with others who have advised you to actually deal-- hands on-- with a serger before purchasing. I was given a very expensive 5-thread serger years ago and it was such a beast to thread that...
Forum: Main
11-20-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,573
Posted By FoxyLady

Just looked online for the quarter inch foot with...

Just looked online for the quarter inch foot with a guide for the Janome 6650. It is available from several dealers. Just "google" the words: quarter inch foot with guide for the Janome 6650, and...
Forum: Main
11-14-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,566
Posted By FoxyLady

I use the washable Crayola markers all the time. ...

I use the washable Crayola markers all the time. When I wash the finished quilt, I wash in cold water using oxy-clean and All-Free detergent. Works every time, even if I starch the fabric.
Forum: Main
10-28-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,394
Posted By FoxyLady

I have made many quilts using the international...

I have made many quilts using the international stitch. I usually mark my quilts about 3-4 inches apart. It is really helpful if you use what is known as a "doll needle." It is about 3-4 inches...
Forum: Main
10-10-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,062
Posted By FoxyLady

I have used the markers for a long time. Love...

I have used the markers for a long time. Love them. Since I wash my quilts, I have never had a problem. But, along with the All-free detergent I add some Oxy Clean. Marks come out every time.
Forum: Main
08-21-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,494
Posted By FoxyLady

Love Elmer's Glue. With it you can have same...

Love Elmer's Glue. With it you can have same size front and back, even though I leave about a 2" margin on the back and batting.. When I use this method here are a couple of things I do that make...
07-24-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By FoxyLady

I had a BD Getting Started Booklet when I was...

I had a BD Getting Started Booklet when I was first diagnosed with Diabetes 2 and it listed food in grams. I checked online to see if it was available. Couldn't find it, but did find an app that...
Forum: Main
07-16-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By FoxyLady

I love Elmer's Washable Glue. I do dilute with a...

I love Elmer's Washable Glue. I do dilute with a bit of water and I use tips that I bought online that provide a narrower stream of glue. I do the "wave" bit on all layers and if I do get a glob of...
07-14-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,237
Posted By FoxyLady

The best ironing board cover you can possibly...

The best ironing board cover you can possibly have is one made of canvas. That';s right - canvas. Using your current cover as a pattern, cut a new cover from canvas and put on your board. Never...
Forum: Main
07-14-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,739
Posted By FoxyLady

I use 2-1/2 inch strips, folded in half, ironed,...

I use 2-1/2 inch strips, folded in half, ironed, and use a 1/4" foot to attach the binding strips to the "back" of the quilt. I then turn the strips over, press once again, lightly on the front...
Forum: Main
06-26-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By FoxyLady

I bought a tub full of material at an estate sale...

I bought a tub full of material at an estate sale and didn't realize it was all dog print until I really examined the stash. I made one child's quilt from this stash in a bowtie pattern and then...
Forum: Main
06-16-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By FoxyLady

Here's a link that provides a chart of the 401...

Here's a link that provides a chart of the 401 and 403 stitches. Hope it helps you.
http://runningstitches-mkb.blogspot.com/2017/11/singer-401-versus-403-and-404.html
04-07-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By FoxyLady

I am a Maytag fan. Have had Maytag washers for...

I am a Maytag fan. Have had Maytag washers for over 50 years, starting with a top loader. Since then I have had only front loaders and have loved them all. I had some challenges with my first...
Forum: Main
12-20-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,518
Posted By FoxyLady

I've used almost all the colors and all have...

I've used almost all the colors and all have washed out. I wash in warm water, All-free pods and I add a scoop of Oxy-Clean. Never had a problem. Love all the options that these markers provide.
Forum: Recipes
12-12-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,461
Posted By FoxyLady

I don't have an Instant Pot, but I do have an...

I don't have an Instant Pot, but I do have an electric Cuisinart pressure cooker and love it. If you decide to keep it, just google these words: Instant Pot Recipes +3 quart. You will find all...
11-29-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,759
Posted By FoxyLady

When I bought my first front loader, the salesman...

When I bought my first front loader, the salesman told me to clean it periodically this way. Put 2 cups vinegar mixed with 2 cups warm water in machine. Run a regular cycle using hot water. (Can do...
11-28-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,759
Posted By FoxyLady

I have a Maytag Front Loader. a Maxima MCT which...

I have a Maytag Front Loader. a Maxima MCT which I love. I have had it for 8 years and it is going strong. It has a huge tub and provides plenty of water; cleans like a charm. I have washed queen...
08-09-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By FoxyLady

The stitches that can be made without cams are...

The stitches that can be made without cams are pictured on the inside of the lid of the machine. If I remember correctly, the setting of B on one knob and L on the other will give you the zig-zag...
08-06-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,626
Posted By FoxyLady

Love this machine. It is a true workhorse. As...

Love this machine. It is a true workhorse. As far as attachments go: Check out these websites. http://sewingmachine221sale.bizland.com/store/page52.html and...
Forum: Main
07-10-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,366
Posted By FoxyLady

Always use Elmer's Washable Glue. I always...

Always use Elmer's Washable Glue. I always dilute the glue when I am using it. Have not had any problems using it that way. And, I love sandwiching the quilt with the glue; makes it so much easier...
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