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Forum: Main
06-17-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By davis2se

Thank you all so much for your responses, and...

Thank you all so much for your responses, and Macybaby for the picture of her beautiful quilt in progress. I really appreciate the link to Eddie's tutorial. Not sure if I'm an idiot when it comes...
Forum: Main
06-15-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By davis2se

Cathederal Window question

Last month I was reading through a tutorial on a machine stitched CW quilt. I decided I wanted to make one, and have cut and ironed almost half of the squares I will need to complete. I've a...
Forum: Main
12-01-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,322
Posted By davis2se

I hang all of my rulers, accordin to shape. Some...

I hang all of my rulers, accordin to shape. Some of them, when purchased, don't have a hole in them so I just use my drill with a fairly large bit and drill a hole in them.
Forum: Main
11-21-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,489
Posted By davis2se

It just depends one how I am feeling, what else I...

It just depends one how I am feeling, what else I have planned, if we are traveling, etc, from year to year. Last year I sewed like a maniac right up until we left for Atlanta to spend Christmas...
Forum: Main
11-16-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,822
Posted By davis2se

Better not wash the already cut pieces - they...

Better not wash the already cut pieces - they would most likely fray a lot, and even if they don't the pieces will shrink and your measurements would be way off. If you decide in the future to...
Forum: Main
11-06-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By davis2se

I had the same problem until I started using...

I had the same problem until I started using Sewer's Aid - a liquid silicone that I bought to held eliminate thread breakage when doing machine embroidery. It seems to work really well for that...
11-03-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,891
Posted By davis2se

I bought 3 pegboard pieces, each 2' x 4'. I...

I bought 3 pegboard pieces, each 2' x 4'. I marked a division in the center of each piece and drew and painted two, 2' x 2' quilt blocks on each one. My husband built a frame, 6' x 4' and hung it...
Forum: Main
10-17-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,793
Posted By davis2se

Besides the squares and the 6.5x24 I would be...

Besides the squares and the 6.5x24 I would be sort of lost without my binder buddy ruler. I use it constantly as I always make my own continuous bias binding.
10-12-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,655
Posted By davis2se

My veg garden and woods out one window and our...

My veg garden and woods out one window and our firepit and woods out the other. Gonna lose that view soon though as we doing an addition, and a new upstairs bedroom will have that viee when we are...
Forum: Pictures
10-10-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,132
Posted By davis2se

I love that idea! I have always wanyed to do a...

I love that idea! I have always wanyed to do a Sunbonnet Sue, and have scraps from all of the outfits I've made for my little Grandgirl. Thanks to you and your beautiful quilt I now have great...
Forum: Main
10-06-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By davis2se

Is Material Girls in GR? I looked for the shop...

Is Material Girls in GR? I looked for the shop in Traverse City and thought I was told they had moved to Grand Rapids
Forum: Main
09-28-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,369
Posted By davis2se

I have 3 embroidery machines. My first, a...

I have 3 embroidery machines. My first, a Babylock Sophia 1 is just such a nice little machine. It has 2 hoops, which is limiting. I wanted a larger machine after a few years, but really didn't...
Forum: Pictures
09-27-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,539
Posted By davis2se

They are beautiful, and happy for you that you...

They are beautiful, and happy for you that you can back to sewing/quilting. Stay healthy!!!
Forum: Pictures
09-27-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,431
Posted By davis2se

That is SO pretty. Congratulations on your...

That is SO pretty. Congratulations on your creativity!
Forum: Main
09-27-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,464
Posted By davis2se

I just a pattern for this at a quilt expo...

I just a pattern for this at a quilt expo yesterday for $11.00. The pattern has only ONE template in it. Additional templates were 6 for $16.00. I'm going to trace copies of the template in my...
Forum: Main
09-26-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By davis2se

I also always spray baste. Luckily, I live in a...

I also always spray baste. Luckily, I live in a community with a large "lodge" building, and can utilize one of the rooms and several long tables together when I am sandwiching a quilt. I've...
Forum: Main
09-16-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By davis2se

Not sure about Orlando area, but there is a large...

Not sure about Orlando area, but there is a large quilt shop near Clearwater - in Duneiden actually - I think it is called The Rainbow's End. It has tons and tons and tons of beautiful fabric. The...
Forum: Main
09-14-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By davis2se

I bought my Janome 11000SE and my BabyLock...

I bought my Janome 11000SE and my BabyLock Evolution serger from them. Their prices were wonderful, both machines (at that time anyway, not sure about now) came with a 10 year free maintenance...
Forum: Main
09-14-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,367
Posted By davis2se

I tried, as a beginning quilter. Pure and total...

I tried, as a beginning quilter. Pure and total confusion ensued, and I put the book and the fabric away. Haven't gone back to it yet.

Good luck
Forum: Main
09-01-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,405
Posted By davis2se

It looks to me like the greatest area without...

It looks to me like the greatest area without quilting would be inside the blue cross shaped pieces, which I would not think are more than about 4 inches wide and/or long. I don't think you should...
Forum: Main
08-25-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,160
Posted By davis2se

I pre-wash everything (except pre-cuts, which I...

I pre-wash everything (except pre-cuts, which I actually don't use too much) in cool or luke warm water and dry on low heat. Before washing I zigzag the cut edges to reduce loose threads. Once dry...
Forum: Pictures
08-24-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,159
Posted By davis2se

So I have a question. I try to remember to use...

So I have a question. I try to remember to use leaders, as the beginning stitches on my machine always tend to knot up on the back of the seam. But what is the reason for enders? To me it seems...
Forum: Pictures
08-19-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,727
Posted By davis2se

That is just sensational. I love your quilt.

That is just sensational. I love your quilt.
Forum: Main
08-19-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,084
Posted By davis2se

I buy Best Press by the gallon, actually two...

I buy Best Press by the gallon, actually two gallons at a time from JoAnn's online. I wait until it goes on 1/2 price sale (about 35.00/gallon) AND JoAnn's is having their free shipping over a...
Forum: Main
08-14-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By davis2se

My Janome 11000 has the lock stitch. I've used...

My Janome 11000 has the lock stitch. I've used it a lot, but lately have decided I like the look and feel - no bumps - of burying the knot better. As I become a bit more experienced at quilting I...
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