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Forum: Main
03-19-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,094
Posted By karlin68

2 still being pieced (trying to decide on the...

2 still being pieced (trying to decide on the sashing for one- this was supposed to be my Christmas quilt LOL maybe next year), one on the long arm ready for quilting, and another ready to be...
Forum: Main
12-10-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By karlin68

Babylock foot swap?

I made the mistaking of buying a Babylock Overcast Foot at a quilt showing. When I got home I realized I already had this foot. Does anyone know of a site where you can swap sewing feet with others?...
Forum: Main
03-10-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,196
Posted By karlin68

How did you get better at quilting?

Hi all - I have quilting on and off for the past 10 years. I must be doing something wrong because I don't feel my skills have improved much- my piecing has gotten better but I still struggle with...
Forum: Main
01-01-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,878
Posted By karlin68

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Main
12-31-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,878
Posted By karlin68

Should I buy a sit down quilting machine?

I have a Babylock Unity which I love but I don't do much quilting on it. I think part of the problem is that I usually make larger quilts and I have quilted a king size quilt on a DSM and it was...
Forum: Main
07-07-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By karlin68

Does anyone else feel like their sewing machine hates them?

Ugh! I traded in my Bernina 830 for a Babylock Unity a few weeks ago. Everything is running fine, then a needle breaks, I think part of it is in the machine but I can't find it. Now my thread...
Forum: Main
06-23-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,567
Posted By karlin68

no- Bernina 830. I bought it with the intention...

no- Bernina 830. I bought it with the intention that I would have this machine for years, and I would be able to explore all of the bells and whistles as my sewing skills improved. It is just too...
Forum: Pictures
07-07-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,236
Posted By karlin68

Beautiful quilt!

Beautiful quilt!
Forum: Pictures
07-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,333
Posted By karlin68

I love it!!! Nice work!

I love it!!! Nice work!
Forum: Pictures
07-07-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,955
Posted By karlin68

adorable and I love the color combo

adorable and I love the color combo
Forum: Pictures
06-13-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,706
Posted By karlin68

wow so beautiful !

wow so beautiful !
Forum: Main
06-06-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,618
Posted By karlin68

Thank you! You all are making me feel better...

Thank you! You all are making me feel better about not putting deadlines on myself!!
Forum: Main
06-05-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,618
Posted By karlin68

How often do you sew?

This question may be geared more to those who work full time, but how often a week do you get to sit down and sew or work on a quilt? I love quilting and would love to do so much more, but it just...
Forum: Main
05-27-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,491
Posted By karlin68

using two different machines/quarter inch foot when piecing

Has anyone had a problem with the quarter inch foot if you piece on two different brand of machines? I just saw a video that indicated your finished block sizes may be off if you piece on two...
Forum: Main
10-17-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,373
Posted By karlin68

Yep. I have a Bernina named Bernina.

Yep. I have a Bernina named Bernina.
Forum: Main
08-13-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 40,420
Posted By karlin68

I little late to the thread, but I have had the...

I little late to the thread, but I have had the "new" Bernina 830 about about 4 years - use it on and off but I am now having the same problem with it not picking up the bobbin thread. I had it twice...
Forum: Main
09-21-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,750
Posted By karlin68

3 chest drawers but I am thinking I don't have...

3 chest drawers but I am thinking I don't have enough LOL. Part of the problem is that the fabric is neatly in the drawers but not where I can see it.
Forum: Main
08-31-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,226
Posted By karlin68

I love planning the quilt (buying/finding the...

I love planning the quilt (buying/finding the fabric, playing with EQ), hate the cutting, love the piecing and am not so fond of the quilting and binding. I find the quilting and binding are what I...
Forum: Main
07-11-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,988
Posted By karlin68

thank you all! No more guilt about all my "toys"!...

thank you all! No more guilt about all my "toys"! Beside, I always say we have to keep learning new things to keep our brain sharp. This is how I justify my hobbies!
Forum: Main
07-11-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,988
Posted By karlin68

Too many hobbies?

Am I the only one out there with a lot of crafty hobbies? My passion is quilting, but I am thinking of getting back into sewing garments, and I like to crochet and knit and have been known to make my...
Forum: Main
07-03-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,264
Posted By karlin68

Tons of windows to let in the natural light-...

Tons of windows to let in the natural light- large room at a quiet end of the house. Tv and stereo. Walls would be light pink- my Mom's favorite color and I learned to be crafty from her! Room for a...
Forum: Main
06-07-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,428
Posted By karlin68

Question Would you get a long or mid arm if you have a Bernina 830?

I have a Bernina 830 that I love. It has an 18 inch throat space but I still struggle machine quilting even a twin size quilt. I know they sell the quilt frame for the bernina, but it would seem like...
Forum: Main
05-01-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,816
Posted By karlin68

Determined to finish up nephew's quilt ( so he'll...

Determined to finish up nephew's quilt ( so he'll have it in the summer?! lol) and then onto a quilt for my husband's cousin's wedding in Oct.
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