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04-11-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,479
Posted By 21quilter

I have used this method for my last few quilts...

I have used this method for my last few quilts and absolutely love it. Besides the basting made easier, it has helped my fmq. Since you are not stopping all the time to remove pins, my rhythm is...
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11-30-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,587
Posted By 21quilter

The shop shouldn't be offended by you wanting to...

The shop shouldn't be offended by you wanting to test it out. The Bernina dealer that I worked for a long time ago, the repairman came in 2 mornings a week so he probably wouldn't even be there when...
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11-17-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,030
Posted By 21quilter

I have been buying fabric for years and years. I...

I have been buying fabric for years and years. I feel very enclosed in my sewing room now because of the amount of fabric. I've decided enough is enough. I'm glad that I found Bonnie Hunter and...
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09-01-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By 21quilter

The Quilter ' Complete Guide is the book that I...

The Quilter ' Complete Guide is the book that I always go back to as a reference. I don't know how many quick techniques it has but it is the best reference book in quilting imho.
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06-30-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,658
Posted By 21quilter

I did use one a few years ago when I was doing a...

I did use one a few years ago when I was doing a lot of hand quilting and I really liked it. It saved on my poor finger that I used on the underside of the quilt. There is a learning curve when I...
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05-04-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,522
Posted By 21quilter

I have taken quite a few classes from Craftsy and...

I have taken quite a few classes from Craftsy and loved them! Now to clarify, I have only taken machine quilting classes (not any piecing) and I have learned a ton. I have been fmq for many years...
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02-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,594
Posted By 21quilter

Good for you! I'm impressed. :) Keep loving...

Good for you! I'm impressed. :) Keep loving that machine and what you can make on it!
Forum: Main
02-15-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,743
Posted By 21quilter

Love this idea!!!!! Will make great gifts for my...

Love this idea!!!!! Will make great gifts for my quilting friends. I have a question......where does one buy the Clover ultra fine pins? Looked at Joann's website....no luck. It said Hancock's of...
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02-03-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,823
Posted By 21quilter

I feel between using my Machinger gloves and...

I feel between using my Machinger gloves and Supreme Slider, my FMQ has improved tremedously. I have been FMQ for 20+ years.
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02-03-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,225
Posted By 21quilter

Interesting this topic has come up. My MIL...

Interesting this topic has come up. My MIL called me this weekend and asked what my old sewing machine used metal or plastic. (I gave it to her when I upgraded almost 17 years ago.) I thought it...
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02-01-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,232
Posted By 21quilter

I love the Golden Threads paper. I mark my...

I love the Golden Threads paper. I mark my design with a mechanical pencil and pin it to my quilt. I also wear the Machinger gloves so I do get graphite from the pencil on the gloves. So far, I...
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01-02-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,768
Posted By 21quilter

I have a wall calendar in my sewing room too! ...

I have a wall calendar in my sewing room too! Never thought of marking my quilting time/days. What a great idea! The members of this board are so smart! :thumbup:
Forum: Main
09-04-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By 21quilter

Quilt shops in Seattle, WA....or other quilty places

We are heading to Seattle in a few weeks for vacation. Any must stop places that are quilt related?

TIA
Forum: Main
07-07-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,959
Posted By 21quilter

You are a sweetie for finishing someone's...

You are a sweetie for finishing someone's project. I used to do more of that but the last few years I have become more stern in learning to say no. I have so many projects in my head that I want to...
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07-05-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By 21quilter

Barb in Louisiana bet me to it. It sounds like...

Barb in Louisiana bet me to it. It sounds like the post that you were looking for. The pictures of the quilts in other posts from the challenge were beautiful.

Nice job, quilters! :)
Forum: Main
06-18-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By 21quilter

My straight stitch throat plate is on my machine...

My straight stitch throat plate is on my machine about 90% of the time. I love it for piecing and free motion quilting. I feel like I get a better stitch with it. Just my humble opinion.
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06-12-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,864
Posted By 21quilter

I have only done one scalloped border (a DWR) so...

I have only done one scalloped border (a DWR) so I'm no expert. From doing some research, they recommended a single fold bias binding so that's what I did. I thought it worked pretty well when I...
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05-22-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,002
Posted By 21quilter

A friend had one. She used it to keep her...

A friend had one. She used it to keep her thimble in. It was decorative but also practical. Hers you didn't have to take it off the chain to get the thimble out. She had a very decorative thimble...
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05-04-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,342
Posted By 21quilter

Glad that you love it. And I think that you got...

Glad that you love it. And I think that you got it for a great price too!

From a happy Bernina user for 15+ years.........
Forum: Main
04-28-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,740
Posted By 21quilter

That has happened to me. Finished quilting a...

That has happened to me. Finished quilting a project and think blech! Come back to bind it a few days later or look at it a month after it's finished and think......hey, that's not too bad.
Forum: Main
04-18-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,725
Posted By 21quilter

I would check around for prices but I used to...

I would check around for prices but I used to sell Bernina back in the 1990's. Personally I think that is an exceptional deal!
Forum: Main
04-13-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,226
Posted By 21quilter

Grocifer - I may be speaking out of turn. I...

Grocifer - I may be speaking out of turn. I don't have a Kindle but I do have a Nook tablet and I can view craftsy pages and the quilt board on the nook. You shouldn't need a new password....I can...
Forum: Main
03-24-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,891
Posted By 21quilter

I did a king size on my Bernina 1090. It was a...

I did a king size on my Bernina 1090. It was a challenge that I just had to conquer! :) You just have to take your time and work in one area, then shift and work in another.

What did you think...
Forum: Main
03-24-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,690
Posted By 21quilter

No clock in my sewing room. (But my kiddo is...

No clock in my sewing room. (But my kiddo is away at college.) I like going into the "zone" and not have to worry about time. My attention span usually doesn't keep me in there forever......I...
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03-22-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,211
Posted By 21quilter

You are doing great. I have done 2 quilts and...

You are doing great. I have done 2 quilts and working on my 3rd. One was queen size DWR, I worked on it 4-8 hours a day trying to get it done for a quilt show. The quilting took close to a year...
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