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Forum: Main
12-02-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,264
Posted By SuzieQuilts

Try the BSR in the 2 mode. It allows the needle...

Try the BSR in the 2 mode. It allows the needle to move only when you move the fabric. I find it gives me much better control. Also thread the bobbin thread through the little hole at the end of...
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11-12-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,648
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I am a Bernina girl, so you know which one I am...

I am a Bernina girl, so you know which one I am leaning toward. I will give my same advice to you as I have done in the past. Don't forget to take in to consideration the customer service. How...
Forum: Main
11-05-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By SuzieQuilts

Don't forget to factor in customer service. ...

Don't forget to factor in customer service. Which dealer do you feel will be there to help you learn your machine? When I was looking to up grade almost thirty years ago, it came down to a Phaff...
Forum: Main
10-31-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,636
Posted By SuzieQuilts

FMQ takes practice. I have done countless...

FMQ takes practice. I have done countless quilts, and I am still striving to be better. Make an easy top, and have a place for it, like the camper, and quilt it. by the time you are finished, you...
Forum: Main
09-23-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,534
Posted By SuzieQuilts

We do have snow and some tough winters, but...

We do have snow and some tough winters, but others have been mild. My sisters and I have agreed on a reasonable price, but will wait for the appraisal, so it may go down, and they agreed on that,...
Forum: Main
09-22-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,534
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I am sorry I did not say the location. I live in...

I am sorry I did not say the location. I live in Eastern Montana; you know, the Montana the does not make the calendars. It is on the interstate, and 100 miles from Billings, the largest city in...
Forum: Main
09-21-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,534
Posted By SuzieQuilts

Another Quilt Retreat

I was interested in the replies to the Post about starting a quilt retreat as a business. I am also interested in doing the same thing, but many states away. I am 1/5 owner in a large 100 year old...
Forum: Main
09-21-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,944
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I have a 440 also. I am also curious to find...

I have a 440 also. I am also curious to find out. They are a great machine.
Forum: Main
07-26-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,657
Posted By SuzieQuilts

Need Advice/Input please

I have an opportunity to purchase an old 5 bedroom home that is in the family. I live in an area where the housing market is not strong, so the purchase will be reasonable. I would not be living in...
Forum: Main
07-14-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By SuzieQuilts

We do an annual raffle at our county fair for a...

We do an annual raffle at our county fair for a fund raiser. It is a dollar a ticket or 6 for $5.00. A good raffle will generate from $500-$1,000.00 for us. We usually come in closer to the...
Forum: Main
07-13-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,745
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I love my BSR on my Bernina. This is what I do...

I love my BSR on my Bernina. This is what I do for my tension issues. I thread the bobbin thread through the little hole at the edge of the hook on the bobbin case. works like a charm.
Forum: Main
06-16-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,351
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I use microtex needles to sew batiks. (80 for...

I use microtex needles to sew batiks. (80 for piecing and 90 for quilting) I love working with batiks.
Forum: Main
06-09-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,636
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I have the 430 and the 440. (Long story, short,...

I have the 430 and the 440. (Long story, short, I inherited the 430.) I love the BSR but there is a learning curve. It is a great machine for piecing, and wonderful for applique. TIP: If you are...
06-03-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I have the same problem. I have wanted to share...

I have the same problem. I have wanted to share pictures of quilts, and cannot post them. I can't even download a picture for my member name.
Forum: Main
06-01-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,908
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I purchased 108 flannel from Wal-mart for a quilt...

I purchased 108 flannel from Wal-mart for a quilt back, but did not like the way it looked when I washed it, so I stretched it across a wall in my sewing room, and it makes a great design wall. I...
Forum: Main
05-30-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,907
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I have made about 15 mondo bags. (Too many to...

I have made about 15 mondo bags. (Too many to keep track of) I have arranged the squares in many ways. "Scrappy", with several different fabrics is the easiest, as you just lay them out and do not...
Forum: Main
05-27-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,217
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I agree with the advice to keep looking for a...

I agree with the advice to keep looking for a guild that is a better match for you. The right guild can be a great experience, as it does offer companionship, community service, and improvement in...
Forum: Main
05-27-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 26,178
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I am a Bernina die-hard and am thrilled they came...

I am a Bernina die-hard and am thrilled they came out with a long arm. When I can justify owning a long arm and have the room for one, I will buy the Bernina LA for the same reason I only own...
Forum: Main
05-17-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,215
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I have already posted my opinion about this...

I have already posted my opinion about this subject on this thread, but I would like to share one of my experiences that has formed my opinion on lending. My good quilting friend called me up one...
Forum: Main
05-15-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,863
Posted By SuzieQuilts

A few years ago, we went to the Quilt Show in...

A few years ago, we went to the Quilt Show in Rapid City. It should take less than 5 hours from where I live to get there, it took a car full of quilters 10 hours to get there. We stopped at those...
Forum: Main
05-15-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,863
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I am not sure exactly where you are going, but...

I am not sure exactly where you are going, but Sturgus, Bel Fourge, and Spearfish all have a quilt shop worth stopping for. If you are taking I 90 from Rapid through Wyoming the Bel Fourge is the...
Forum: Main
05-14-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,215
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I have been down the "lending" road, also. With...

I have been down the "lending" road, also. With nothing but bad experiences. They have messed with my lower tension to the point that I had to take it in to get it right. They also tried to fix...
Forum: Main
05-08-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By SuzieQuilts

Did you check the automatic thread cutter? Small...

Did you check the automatic thread cutter? Small threads sometimes get caught in there. You have to take a tweezers and pull them out. I, too, have problems with the thread breaking when I am free...
Forum: Main
05-03-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,767
Posted By SuzieQuilts

I have purchased two Brother machines from Costco...

I have purchased two Brother machines from Costco for my daughters. They are both happy with them, and you get that great Costco customer service.
Forum: Main
04-29-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,337
Posted By SuzieQuilts

An earlier post mentioned a formula for...

An earlier post mentioned a formula for de-skunking a dog, and suggesting to use it on the fabric. I use "Simple Green" cleaner on my dogs when they have run into skunks. It takes two washings. ...
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