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Forum: Main
11-10-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,960
Posted By GRANNYMO

I have had success with hair spray or rubbing...

I have had success with hair spray or rubbing alcohol
Forum: Pictures
10-18-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,166
Posted By GRANNYMO

Your quilt is beautiful

Your quilt is beautiful
Forum: Main
01-23-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By GRANNYMO

I put bags out for the shopper to fill and charge...

I put bags out for the shopper to fill and charge per bag . Fabric and other quilting articles are big sellers here.
Forum: Main
07-13-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,145
Posted By GRANNYMO

I have had this happen on a sweatshirt. I...

I have had this happen on a sweatshirt. I reprinted pic on transfer sheets designed for dark t shirts and ironed it on over peeling image. This fix has lasted thru many washings
Forum: Main
07-13-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By GRANNYMO

Very pretty

Very pretty
Forum: Main
05-29-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,561
Posted By GRANNYMO

I also love my front load washer. When I bought...

I also love my front load washer. When I bought this machine the dealer advised me not to use color catchers. Keeping the washer clean eliminates any odor. The only problem I have found is that I...
Forum: Main
05-09-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By GRANNYMO

I have just sewn diaginal lines thru minkee for...

I have just sewn diaginal lines thru minkee for quilting. Depending on size of quilt, the lines could be from 2 to 4 inches apart. This would be a fast alternative. You can get by without any...
Forum: Main
04-26-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,135
Posted By GRANNYMO

very, very nice

very, very nice
04-02-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By GRANNYMO

There is a spray that you can get to make fabric...

There is a spray that you can get to make fabric waterproof. People use it on boots and tents. Our walmart carries it in the camping area. I have used this, and it worked good.
Forum: Main
01-11-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,722
Posted By GRANNYMO

I subscribe to a couple of quilt magazines. I...

I subscribe to a couple of quilt magazines. I really think what one would think best, another may not like. It is a good idea to look at the magazines at a store to decide which you like best. ...
Forum: Main
01-05-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,907
Posted By GRANNYMO

If you are going to account for the money, make...

If you are going to account for the money, make sure that you deduct the cost of the gifts that you would have given if you had not given quilts.
Forum: Main
12-24-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By GRANNYMO

I use color editor, it came with my amazing box. ...

I use color editor, it came with my amazing box. There are many other programs out there.
Forum: Main
12-15-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,876
Posted By GRANNYMO

I never use canned air as it really only blows...

I never use canned air as it really only blows around any lint. Pipe cleaners are easy to fit into the machine. Then vaccume. It doesn't take much time and the machine will really be clean. Also...
Forum: Main
12-12-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,923
Posted By GRANNYMO

Not sure I understand the problem. Is the thread...

Not sure I understand the problem. Is the thread in the seams actually breaking, or it it coming apart at the start or end of quilting seam.
Forum: Main
12-12-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,521
Posted By GRANNYMO

I often use sheets for backing. I beleive most...

I often use sheets for backing. I beleive most of the problem is they are difficult to get the needle thru when hand quiling. They work great for machine quilting
12-09-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,474
Posted By GRANNYMO

LOL really enjoyed this posting, can't wait to...

LOL really enjoyed this posting, can't wait to tell my husband when he gets home.
Forum: Main
12-09-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,638
Posted By GRANNYMO

Thanks for the post and all of the replies. I...

Thanks for the post and all of the replies. I had purchased them at walmart, but when I went to get some this week they looked like cheesecloth. I wanted to machine embroider some for Christmas...
Forum: Main
12-09-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 20,002
Posted By GRANNYMO

After searching a long time for a quilting board,...

After searching a long time for a quilting board, earlier this year I found this site. I have always been very impressed an learned a lot. Today I was absolutly thrilled to see Nancy's post. Many...
Forum: Main
12-09-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,924
Posted By GRANNYMO

I don't think you can go wrong with a Brother...

I don't think you can go wrong with a Brother machine. Although I do not have either of these machines I have two brothers, one pretty basic bought at walmart a few years ago and a brother...
Forum: Main
12-08-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,731
Posted By GRANNYMO

I have not had much problem with lint, but I have...

I have not had much problem with lint, but I have never made a rag quilt with all flannel. I usually use denim or cotton for the top an flannel for the back. Did you use fabric softener, that...
Forum: Main
12-08-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 31
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Views: 3,962
Posted By GRANNYMO

It does bunch up at the arm, both sides of the...

It does bunch up at the arm, both sides of the arm allow the rest of the quilt to flow to the back. For me it is easier to deal with the bunching there as to deal with the bunching next to my hand. ...
Forum: Main
12-08-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 35,635
Posted By GRANNYMO

I have made many quilts with fabric from walmart,...

I have made many quilts with fabric from walmart, joanns and even fabric that I have purchased at goodwill. Many of my baby quilts have been washed over 50 times, my grandkids drag them everywhere,...
12-08-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,231
Posted By GRANNYMO

That is so baad,lol

That is so baad,lol
Forum: Main
12-08-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,893
Posted By GRANNYMO

Flannel makes great backing. I always wash and...

Flannel makes great backing. I always wash and dry the flannel several times as it usually shrinks a lot. I then heavely starch, before pin basting. This seems to help giving a smooth back. Also...
Forum: Main
12-08-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By GRANNYMO

I like using the curved needle, I do not tape...

I like using the curved needle, I do not tape mine down, but do spread it on on old table. That said, I have sometimes had to use needle nose pliers to pull the needle thru. Using embroidery...
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