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12-30-2019, 08:10 PM
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Posted By oreo1912

I agree". New format is way too confusing.

I agree". New format is way too confusing.
11-21-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By oreo1912

I have one of these. Makes a perfect satin...

I have one of these. Makes a perfect satin stitch. The bobbin case is different from your normal singer. Did you get a manual? I did not but was able to find one. If you need it let me know and...
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11-17-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,430
Posted By oreo1912

Y more throat space is always better, but watch...

Y more throat space is always better, but watch the throat height as well. A large throat space with little height is not a good trade off. I would also say a machine with a large throat but...
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11-17-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,103
Posted By oreo1912

Have you tried a walking foot?

Have you tried a walking foot?
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08-11-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,464
Posted By oreo1912

I fuse it all down then stitch. Just make sure...

I fuse it all down then stitch. Just make sure you get darker fabrics on top of lighter ones so they don't show thru when you overlap.
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08-11-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,250
Posted By oreo1912

I have washed out the sizing, used cotton fabric...

I have washed out the sizing, used cotton fabric and heat set the crayons and used fabric medium but they still seem to fade a lot when washed. The Inktense ink pencils work better but they do run...
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08-11-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,886
Posted By oreo1912

I have a brother PQ1500 on a SR2 grace frame. I...

I have a brother PQ1500 on a SR2 grace frame. I use different colored top and bottom threads a lot. Here is a pic of the Top and bottom. Orange is top with orange thread, teal is bottom with white...
08-10-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,384
Posted By oreo1912

I used to Order from puzzle warehouse. Large...

I used to Order from puzzle warehouse. Large selection and ship real quick. Nice quality as well
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07-30-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,522
Posted By oreo1912

I have a brother pq1500 also and I got a grace...

I have a brother pq1500 also and I got a grace sr2 queen frame with the grace stitch regulator. It works very well but you are limited to a queen size quilt. But for the money invested it is well...
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07-19-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,072
Posted By oreo1912

I have the same setup with sr2 frame but with...

I have the same setup with sr2 frame but with brother pq1500. Had this similar problem and it was dirt on the track. When the wheel hit that dirt it hiccuped and then the stitch regulator skipped...
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07-10-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,654
Posted By oreo1912

Problem would be getting the rails aligned so...

Problem would be getting the rails aligned so your carriage glides smoothly. I often do that size of quilt but just use it at queen size. Taking it apart and changing the size is no easy task. ...
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07-10-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,090
Posted By oreo1912

I have the PQ1500 and have had it about 4 yrs...

I have the PQ1500 and have had it about 4 yrs with no problems. Tension setting once set you don't have to mess with much, and it will take any thread you want to feed it. Very easy to do regular...
Forum: Pictures
06-24-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,185
Posted By oreo1912

Here is a black white & red Disney quilt I made...

Here is a black white & red Disney quilt I made for a friend
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06-24-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,279
Posted By oreo1912

Don't do that. Your mojo will return and then...

Don't do that. Your mojo will return and then you will have to pay more for less quality fabric. I often take a hiatus during the summer months as quilting when it is hot and humid doesn't appeal...
06-19-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,787
Posted By oreo1912

Check out Marshall Dry Goods. Large rolls and...

Check out Marshall Dry Goods. Large rolls and competitively priced. I got some poly 8oz and it is very even not thin in spots like some batting. They have lots of widths and weights. Cotton and...
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05-15-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,735
Posted By oreo1912

There is a heat n bond feather-lite that I have a...

There is a heat n bond feather-lite that I have a friend who really likes it for quilts. Holds like the lite but is softer. I can only find it on-line and I haven't bought any as I have heat n bond...
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05-07-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,050
Posted By oreo1912

. What person in their right mind would decide...

. What person in their right mind would decide to learn to play piano at 60?
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04-03-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,181
Posted By oreo1912

Dealing with the scraps. Can't toss them but...

Dealing with the scraps. Can't toss them but can't figure out how to manage them either. Dusting is no fun But the worst is figuring out what to make for dinner! That you have to do Every day!!
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04-03-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,994
Posted By oreo1912

I have a brother PQ1500 mounted on a SR2 Grace...

I have a brother PQ1500 mounted on a SR2 Grace frame. While the 9" throat is smaller than I would like it fit my budget. What I really like is that it will eat any thread I feed it and doesn't...
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03-25-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,816
Posted By oreo1912

I just made one of these last month for my niece....

I just made one of these last month for my niece. They are made of flannel. Some better quality than others. Some I had were even a poly blend that melted when I ironed them. Gold thread also...
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02-16-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,648
Posted By oreo1912

I have a quilt to get done for my church to...

I have a quilt to get done for my church to auction off for their catholic school gala fund raiser. Got design done, fabric purchased and it is supposed to snow all day Sunday so I am In!
Forum: Pictures
02-05-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,336
Posted By oreo1912

Yes I prewashed the bags. Wash them before you...

Yes I prewashed the bags. Wash them before you cut them up because the fabric really unravels. The bags are purple and I used a tan/gold blender fabric to set it together with. I used bag scraps...
Forum: Pictures
02-04-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,336
Posted By oreo1912

Crown Royal Quilt

Just finished this quilt for my niece. If you decide to do one of these a word of warning. get more bags than you need as some of the flannel is really cheap. Some are a blend and melt under the...
Forum: Main
01-28-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,011
Posted By oreo1912

. Take a look at the Juki 40166729. I had the...

. Take a look at the Juki 40166729. I had the same problem and it has a spring and solved the problem for me.
Forum: Pictures
01-24-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,640
Posted By oreo1912

Downes syndrome donated quilt

My niece has a 4yr old son with Downes syndrome. The last couple of years I have made them lap quilts for their Gala auction at GiGi's Playhouse. GiGi's works with these children and has made an...
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