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Forum: Pictures
05-27-2021, 03:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,150
Posted By clwetzel

Very nice quilt! I really like how you used the...

Very nice quilt! I really like how you used the black and white fabrics.
Forum: Pictures
05-27-2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,964
Posted By clwetzel

Wow! Your quilt is beautiful. You did an...

Wow! Your quilt is beautiful. You did an outstanding job on the quilting. That is definitely quilt show worthy!
Forum: Main
05-18-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By clwetzel

I have had similar problems when quilting...

I have had similar problems when quilting something after using Lite Steam-a-Seam 2 for the applique. I stopped frequently to wipe my needle down with alcohol. I tried the non-stick needles, but it...
Forum: Main
05-17-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,268
Posted By clwetzel

I use Isacord thread to FMQ on my Janome. My...

I use Isacord thread to FMQ on my Janome. My machine loves it. I usually use Bottom Line or So Fine in the bobbin with it. In fact, although many people swear by Glide for FMQ, I get better...
Forum: Pictures
04-13-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,039
Posted By clwetzel

I drew out what I call a flourish. I hope the...

I drew out what I call a flourish. I hope the picture attaches.
Forum: Pictures
04-11-2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,039
Posted By clwetzel

Wow, that is stunning. I would think about...

Wow, that is stunning. I would think about continuous curves on the cross seams of the pinwheels so it looks like flower petals. A flourish at the center of the NYB block with SID around the the...
Forum: Main
03-02-2021, 03:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,789
Posted By clwetzel

I really like what you did! It frames your quilt...

I really like what you did! It frames your quilt perfectly. Curves are my nemesis, but your quilt is inspiring me to give them a whirl.
Forum: Main
02-22-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By clwetzel

I do not adjust my thread for a bed quilt. ...

I do not adjust my thread for a bed quilt. However, I usually use Bottom Line in my bobbin, or sometimes So Fine. Both are thin polyester threads, but they are pretty strong. I think quilting...
Forum: Main
02-22-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By clwetzel

I use a Sew Slip mat. If I forget to put it on...

I use a Sew Slip mat. If I forget to put it on my machine when I start quilting, I notice it right away because the quilt doesn't move as easily. When the sticky side starts to peel up, I just...
Forum: Main
08-20-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,549
Posted By clwetzel

I prefer the yellow, because it draws my eyes to...

I prefer the yellow, because it draws my eyes to the movement in the middle of the quilt. For me, the orange draws my eyes to the snails trails that frame the quilt. I agree with Rhonda that your...
Forum: Main
06-11-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By clwetzel

I have a Janome Horizon 7700 and I get skipped...

I have a Janome Horizon 7700 and I get skipped stitches when using the ruler foot occasionally. Usually I can correct it by adjusting the height of the foot. I get skips more often when the foot is...
Forum: Main
05-28-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,209
Posted By clwetzel

I have recently used a Quilter's Dream poly...

I have recently used a Quilter's Dream poly batting (I'm usually a cotton batting person) . I basted it with washable Elmer's School Glue and it has stuck together well. I did spread out any heavy...
Forum: Main
05-19-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,746
Posted By clwetzel

I quilt with a Janome 7700. I tried both, feed...

I quilt with a Janome 7700. I tried both, feed dogs dropped and feed dogs up with 0 stitch length. For me, my stitching was demonstrably better with the feed dogs dropped. So that is what I do on...
Forum: Main
11-14-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,230
Posted By clwetzel

I love the Crayola washable markers, but have...

I love the Crayola washable markers, but have found the easiest way for me to remove them is to soak the finished quilt in the tub in cold water overnight, then wash (large front loader machine) the...
09-25-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By clwetzel

My husband is a history guy, so we visited the...

My husband is a history guy, so we visited the National Atomic Testing Museum. I enjoyed it more than I expected to. We took the city bus there, but walked back to our hotel on the strip.
Forum: Pictures
04-25-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,188
Posted By clwetzel

That is wonderful! What size is your quilt? I...

That is wonderful! What size is your quilt? I really love that pattern, and your color choices are spot on.
04-16-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,220
Posted By clwetzel

I have a LG front loader that I love. I can stop...

I have a LG front loader that I love. I can stop the washer with a pause button if I need to add anything. The door has a stop so you can leave it slightly ajar if you'd like. I have always left it...
Forum: Main
04-09-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,230
Posted By clwetzel

I have had a 7700 for at least 6 years. I...

I have had a 7700 for at least 6 years. I haven't had any similar problems, sorry, so I'm not sure if I can help. I will say that right out of the box, my quilting looked pretty good without...
Forum: Pictures
03-25-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,965
Posted By clwetzel

When I take a day to myself, I call it a "mental...

When I take a day to myself, I call it a "mental health day," so the first thing I thought when I looked at your landscape quilt was "Shoring up my mental health." It's a wonderful piece.
Forum: Pictures
11-29-2017, 03:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,378
Posted By clwetzel

Ooh, I love your quilt. I really like the way...

Ooh, I love your quilt. I really like the way you quilted it. I love strip quilts and I also quilt on my domestic, so your quilt is a win-win from my point of view. I have my fabrics ready for...
Forum: Pictures
09-19-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,281
Posted By clwetzel

What a wonderful quilt. I love the scrappy look,...

What a wonderful quilt. I love the scrappy look, and like others, am inspired to try my hand at a scrappy pineapple. My scrap basket is overflowing and I like your quilt better than the strippy...
Forum: Main
09-19-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By clwetzel

I've recently tried Quilters Select thread by...

I've recently tried Quilters Select thread by Alex Anderson. I have only used it for piecing, but so far, I'm loving it. It is similar to Aurfil and Presencia.
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