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Forum: Main
07-23-2022, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,109
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Did you starch the fabric really good and are...

Did you starch the fabric really good and are they cut on the bias? Then raise the top tension a little bit if you can and try again. I think starching and pressing may do the trick.
Forum: Main
07-16-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,045
Posted By Sew Girl 2

I think it's makes the fabric a little stiffer...

I think it's makes the fabric a little stiffer than Best Press and I don't use as much of it.
Forum: Main
07-16-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,045
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Spray starch

I purchases my spray starch on line. I like the "Faithless Quilting & Crafting trigger bottle better than anything I have found. It's about $9 a bottle, but it does go a long ways and I don't think...
Forum: Main
04-12-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,708
Posted By Sew Girl 2

If I was her husband and had to sleep on a couch,...

If I was her husband and had to sleep on a couch, I would leave. My husband and I sleep in the same bed. He has a cpap machine and it does make a little noise, so get ear plugs. I have back...
Forum: Main
04-12-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Hand Embroidery on Christening gown

If it can be hand washed. I have used "stick n stitch by Sulky" to draw the pattern on, then you stick it to the fabric, hand embroidery and wash it away. Another one made by Pellon is "Print,...
Forum: Main
04-06-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,198
Posted By Sew Girl 2

The glass is some kind of temper glass and you...

The glass is some kind of temper glass and you can press on it. So, I lay my applique pattern between the light box and glass, then I can press my pieces in place before going to the sewing machine...
Forum: Main
04-06-2022, 05:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,198
Posted By Sew Girl 2

That was a good buy. Was it the basic or pro...

That was a good buy. Was it the basic or pro series? What are the 2 ruler accessories. I haven't seen them. I have the glass that you can iron on and that works great for applique as you can see...
Forum: Main
03-26-2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,804
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Accuquilt shipping

Not sure how your figured it. But, if you pay $39 for each mat, you would have to buy 6 mats for a total of $234. Now take 234 minus 35% and that gives you $152.10 to get free shipping. I ordered...
Forum: Main
03-23-2022, 05:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,707
Posted By Sew Girl 2

I purchases a Brother embroidery machine at an...

I purchases a Brother embroidery machine at an estate sale, it had very few stitches and only 2 years old. I have been very happy with it. I read the book and my first design was perfect. This...
Forum: Main
03-17-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,518
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Try: https://www.crosstitch.com/board.shtml ...

Try: https://www.crosstitch.com/board.shtml (This is a message board and they may be able to help you)
or Crossstitchforum.com
Forum: Main
03-17-2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,184
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Glue basting

I have done the school glue basting and it works OK, but you will need to wash the quilt as bugs love the glue. I think the glue is made out of flour of something like that. I have used 505 spray,...
03-16-2022, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Does Embroidery help the Apparel

A couple years ago, I purchases an embroidery machine because I was curious how it worked. I thought I would like to do a couple T shirt and maybe a few for my granddaughter. After spending more...
Forum: Main
02-11-2022, 06:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,569
Posted By Sew Girl 2

I have the Simplicity bias tape machine and the...

I have the Simplicity bias tape machine and the strip cutter. I hardly ever use the strip cutter as I use my accuquilt dies for that.
The bias tape machine is OK if you have lots of bias tape to...
Forum: Main
02-08-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,944
Posted By Sew Girl 2

I have the accuquilt Go and Big Go and like them...

I have the accuquilt Go and Big Go and like them both. The dies are to expensive to use if you are only making a table runner or something small. But, a real time saver if you are cutting a quilt. ...
Forum: Main
02-08-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,490
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Inventory

I do keep track of everything in my sewing room and it's location. I use excel on my computer. I have a file for fabric, thread by type, patterns, rulers, accuquilt dies, etc. I put most of my...
Forum: Main
01-28-2022, 05:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,471
Posted By Sew Girl 2

I have several pairs of Kai and I don't think...

I have several pairs of Kai and I don't think they can be beat. I love the small ones for embroidery as well as the 8". I have several other brands that are expensive and I don't think they are as...
Forum: Recipes
01-24-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,061
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Thank you

Thank you for all the air fryer recipes. Lots of new one for me to try.
I wish someone had recipes for the instant pot.
Forum: Main
01-22-2022, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,348
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Made sure

Made sure their isn't a small piece of thread hung up somewhere under the feet dogs. I have had to pull several pieces of thread out over the years. A friend took hers to the dealer to get it...
12-20-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By Sew Girl 2

I was able to order some of the newer dies for...

I was able to order some of the newer dies for the 90% off. But, it wasn't until I got everything in the cart and was checking out that it finally gave me my discount. . I even got a couple at 50%...
12-20-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,837
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Look at Brother or Baby Lock, they are really...

Look at Brother or Baby Lock, they are really good machines. My sewing friends and I have over 10 Brother/Baby Lock machines and none of us have had any problems. You may watch for estate sales in...
Forum: Main
10-15-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,060
Posted By Sew Girl 2

I always cut the points. Then I only sew to the...

I always cut the points. Then I only sew to the 1/4 inch end and back stitch a couple stitches. I usually maker the 1/4 mark or if my foot has the 1/4 mark, I stop.
Forum: Main
09-08-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,797
Posted By Sew Girl 2

I have a large cutting mat that covers my cutting...

I have a large cutting mat that covers my cutting table, it's white with dr. blue lines. I really like it for dark fabric. If I am cutting white or light colors, I get my green with white line out...
07-21-2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,466
Posted By Sew Girl 2

It's O K to use magnets around the embroidery...

It's O K to use magnets around the embroidery machine. When the first embroidery machines came out, we were told not to use magnets, but as time went on, the embroidery machines improved and have...
Forum: Main
06-15-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,574
Posted By Sew Girl 2

I have been doing needle turn for several years...

I have been doing needle turn for several years and when I saw a demo of apliquick I was impressed, but I didn't care for the feel of of the edges. I don't like the fusible paper at all.
I have a...
Forum: Main
06-14-2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,479
Posted By Sew Girl 2

Go to "sewitsforsale". It's a web site that you...

Go to "sewitsforsale". It's a web site that you can sell sewing and crafts items.
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