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09-02-2020, 03:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,458
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

If your foot control is on a hard floor, like...

If your foot control is on a hard floor, like linoleum, wood or tile, command strips with Velcro, used to hang wall art, can be attached to the foot peddle and floor, will keep it in place.
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07-28-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,469
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

Every home should have a fire extinguisher and if...

Every home should have a fire extinguisher and if you’re that worried about it, one in your sewing room. It will give you peace of mind so you can focus on making quilts and not something that will...
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07-18-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

Quilters Dream makes a Poly batting called Poly...

Quilters Dream makes a Poly batting called Poly Deluxe. It’s thin and lays flat, making it perfect for wall hangings. Additionally, when you eventually wash it to remove dust or smudges, because...
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07-18-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

Believe me, I feel your pain. Love my Bernina...

Believe me, I feel your pain. Love my Bernina needle threaders but my TL 2010 is the pits. And because the eye faces the left instead of straight on, like every other machine’s doubly bad.

In...
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07-18-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,134
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

My quilt tops and backings are 100% cotton,...

My quilt tops and backings are 100% cotton, pieced with Aurifil cotton thread. But I carry a lot of different battings, from cotton, cotton blends, to wooo, silk and bamboo.

But for my personal...
Forum: Main
11-10-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

I’m a Gammill Statler owner and love mine to...

I’m a Gammill Statler owner and love mine to pieces. Ordinarily, I can’t recommend these machines highly enough. However, without the ability to upgrade it (contact Gammill to confirm this is...
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11-10-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

Be very careful . . .some marking tools will heat...

Be very careful . . .some marking tools will heat seat. I’m currently making this quilt and I bought the templates to do this block. Then mark my stop dots with a generals chalk pencil.
Forum: Main
11-10-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,580
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

I love the pointy tip on the mini Rowenta travel...

I love the pointy tip on the mini Rowenta travel iron . . .but sadly, like their larger irons, they don’t last long. I’ve gone through two in three years. I won’t be buying anymore.

I bought the...
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11-10-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,997
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

I have a set of binding attachment feet for...

I have a set of binding attachment feet for various size bindings. However, none of them make a binding suitable for a quilt, IMHO. they’re all too narrow, and look “manufactured”. Handy for craft...
Forum: Main
11-10-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,252
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

I’ve never seen that happen in all my years of...

I’ve never seen that happen in all my years of quilting. I don’t blame you for being upset. At his point, since it’s been washed, I think the only recourse is appliqué some cute shapes over the...
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11-10-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,802
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

This is the number 10 foot on my Bernina, but...

This is the number 10 foot on my Bernina, but most machine manufacturers have an equivalent to the edge foot.
Forum: Main
11-10-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,176
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

Sorry, this product is meant to be a permanent...

Sorry, this product is meant to be a permanent adhesive and not a water soluable adhesive for free motion quilting. Unfortunately, at this point, you have nothing to loose but to try and wash it. ...
Forum: Main
11-10-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,833
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

If you’re intending to place dishes on the...

If you’re intending to place dishes on the runner, you definitely will want a thin batting so it doesn’t wobble, so I’d avoid puffy, Poly or wool batting.
Forum: Main
11-10-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,415
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

When you say you’d “like it to be a good quilting...

When you say you’d “like it to be a good quilting machine” do you mean you intend to use it for free motion quilting, or you want a machine you can use for piecing quilt tops together?

We...
Forum: Main
11-10-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,529
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

When done properly, machine binding is nice, but...

When done properly, machine binding is nice, but too often, it’s not done properly. I’d definitely request to seeing samples of her work before committing to anything. But if you’re ok with less...
Forum: Main
11-06-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

I have the 2010Q. How’s your bobbin tension? Do...

I have the 2010Q. How’s your bobbin tension? Do you happen to have a TOWA gauge? Do you have fuzz under the backlash spring in the bobbin case? Have you put a thin pin under the bobbin case...
Forum: Main
11-05-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,436
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

You can try spraying it with water and letting it...

You can try spraying it with water and letting it dry, but it’s doubtful that will work. Personally, I’d toss it or see if it can be returned. Fusible battings are great for bags and crafts, not so...
Forum: Main
11-05-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,968
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

I’m working on a quilt that has a mix of hand...

I’m working on a quilt that has a mix of hand appliqué, New York Beauties and a number of blocks with 1” HSTs. Fortunately, there’s only a few of each type so it doesn’t become monotonous. I’m...
Forum: Main
11-05-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,788
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

When choosing a Longarm with computer, one needs...

When choosing a Longarm with computer, one needs to thoroughly investigate both before purchasing. Additionally, what works for one, might not work for another.

Quilt shows are a good place to...
Forum: Main
11-04-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,589
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

I use So Fine and Bottom Line on my longarm and...

I use So Fine and Bottom Line on my longarm and Aurifil 50wt for piecing
Forum: Main
04-09-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,551
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

Kaffe Fassett’s fabrics feel more like Art...

Kaffe Fassett’s fabrics feel more like Art Gallery fabrics, which is also thin. However, the thread count looks and feels much higher and it makes gorgeous quilts. Mine are frequently washed and...
Forum: Main
11-08-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,730
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

I’ve had to do it several times when the piecer...

I’ve had to do it several times when the piecer has shorted me on the backing. Honestly, I really don’t care how the piecer feels about it . . .if it’s the only way to load it on the leaders,...
Forum: Main
10-18-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,956
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

Buy the largest throat space you can afford. Not...

Buy the largest throat space you can afford. Not only will a 16” throat size have to be rolled many more times than a larger throat space would, the designs you’re able to use will have to be very...
Forum: Main
10-18-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,619
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

I have a 14’ Gammill frame on a wood floor. No...

I have a 14’ Gammill frame on a wood floor. No scratches or dents.
09-12-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,629
Posted By ClairVoyantQuilter

After thirty years of manually threading elna...

After thirty years of manually threading elna sergers, I finally bought a Babylock Evolution and absolutely love it. Threading it is a breeze.
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