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03-14-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,496
Posted By JANNY

Yes, Yes, yes. I always go to the remnants bin...

Yes, Yes, yes. I always go to the remnants bin to look for pieces that I like. If you do scrap quilts that is a great place to find good pieces.
Forum: Main
03-10-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,281
Posted By JANNY

I have a Pfaff tiptronic 2030 that I bought in...

I have a Pfaff tiptronic 2030 that I bought in 2001 specifically to quilt. Love it. I have been able to do fmq quite well with it. I only wish it had more fancy stitches. I am going to try rulers...
Forum: Main
02-29-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By JANNY

Post polyester/ctton fabric

I have several pieces of polyester/cotton fabric that was given to me. I don't want to mix it in a quilt with 100% cotton, so what would be a good use for this fabric? Also, what to do with scraps...
Forum: Main
05-11-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,854
Posted By JANNY

one piece large backing

I purchased backing material for a queen sized quilt in the large sized backing, one piece. Since all the rest of the fabric in the quilt has been washed, should I wash this backing? I have always...
Forum: Main
09-14-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,855
Posted By JANNY

I usually start with some sitd, then add some...

I usually start with some sitd, then add some either meandering or some simple patterns in the blocks. I just have a domestic machine, nothing fancy, but I have done several queen & kings by...
Forum: Main
09-12-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,167
Posted By JANNY

I use Amish black from Keepsake Quilting only....

I use Amish black from Keepsake Quilting only. for my blacks.. That way it always matches leftover pieces. Have never hd a problem. I do prewash all fabrics.
Forum: Main
09-12-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,167
Posted By JANNY

I use Amish black. Have never had a problem and...

I use Amish black. Have never had a problem and it always matches.
Forum: Main
05-07-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,583
Posted By JANNY

I like the first, because I like seeing the...

I like the first, because I like seeing the design in it. The second is nice too, but you lose the design. a quilted pattern in the white part would look good.
Forum: Main
05-07-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,736
Posted By JANNY

as you begin your quilting projects, you will...

as you begin your quilting projects, you will have left-over pieces of fabrics, some quite large. Remnant bins are a good place to look. Also check the sale fabrics at the stores for cottons that...
Forum: Main
05-07-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,283
Posted By JANNY

I have noticed the same thing. Lots of the...

I have noticed the same thing. Lots of the patterns in the magazines are smaller than bed size, however many can be enlarged by adding a row each direction or more border , etc. I have done this...
Forum: Main
05-07-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,814
Posted By JANNY

I like it for hand quilting. It shows the...

I like it for hand quilting. It shows the quilting up nicely.
Forum: Main
03-24-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,356
Posted By JANNY

rulers for domestic machines

Have you used these and if so, how difficult or easy are they to use? What would be the best ones to purchase to begin with?
Forum: Main
02-06-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,019
Posted By JANNY

I have a Pfaff 2030, older machine. I do a lot...

I have a Pfaff 2030, older machine. I do a lot with my walking foot, but would like to do more fancy designs. and would like to try the rulers I see advertised. What have you used and what would be...
Forum: Main
01-24-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,662
Posted By JANNY

I bought an old wood frame z44 at a thrift store....

I bought an old wood frame z44 at a thrift store. You can get the complete instructions from the Grace co. I e-mailed the company and got them.. Look at the pictures on their web site and you will...
Forum: Main
01-24-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
Posted By JANNY

marking my pattern

I have just finished piecing a double wedding ring queen size quilt. I plan to hand quilt it. no problem with the small arc pieces, but I want to do a design in the larger white areas. If I mark...
Forum: Main
01-22-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,644
Posted By JANNY

I use a st-in-ditch foot which helped me a lot,...

I use a st-in-ditch foot which helped me a lot, also the micron pen thing on places where I get out of the ditch. The foot has a guide in the middle to guide along the ditch.
Forum: Main
01-16-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,251
Posted By JANNY

I usually sew mine together before binding. ...

I usually sew mine together before binding. seems to make to binding look neater and holds the layers together.
Forum: Main
01-09-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,546
Posted By JANNY

My only machine is a Pfaff 2030 I bought in 2001....

My only machine is a Pfaff 2030 I bought in 2001. So far I have been able to do everything I want with it, so no need to trade up. Have been able to do free motion quilting, just not too fancy of...
Forum: Main
01-09-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,235
Posted By JANNY

I have only used pins and thread. As a retired...

I have only used pins and thread. As a retired Respiratory Therapist, I don't think that much spray in my house would be good for our lungs.. Outside or a well ventilated area may be OK. May try...
Forum: Main
01-09-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,295
Posted By JANNY

I have one of the Lil holsters. very handy.

I have one of the Lil holsters. very handy.
Forum: Main
01-09-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 28,243
Posted By JANNY

I have made this one twice, both times for boy...

I have made this one twice, both times for boy babies. Love this pattern and it is so easy.
Forum: Main
09-17-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,607
Posted By JANNY

machine rulers

I like to do my quilts completely myself. Have not sent any out to long armers yet. I do well with straight line designs and fmq large random or stippling. I also do a lot of hand quilting. How...
Forum: Main
09-17-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,484
Posted By JANNY

postage stamp quilt, machine or hand?

I have a lot of 1 1/2" squares that I have cut from scraps. Thinking of hand piecing them. Is this just too much work or try to machine piece them? What have others done?
Forum: Main
08-28-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,403
Posted By JANNY

rowenta pro master iron

what is your opinion on this iron for quilting purposes? Good buy at $49.99?
Forum: Main
07-27-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,859
Posted By JANNY

sounds like everyone has their favorite machine. ...

sounds like everyone has their favorite machine. You have to just decide what one fits your budget and needs.
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