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Forum: Main
01-15-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,229
Posted By Buckeye Rose

Always spray the batting with basting spray and...

Always spray the batting with basting spray and then smooth out the fabric over the batting....that way you are sure to see any areas that may have puckers/wrinkles and can be dealt with right then. ...
Forum: Pictures
01-12-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,812
Posted By Buckeye Rose

The fusible I got (Quiltsmart printed...

The fusible I got (Quiltsmart printed interfacing) is almost feather weight, adding no bulk or weight to the quilt. The added bonus is that all seams are basically finished, no raveling threads at...
Forum: Pictures
01-12-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,812
Posted By Buckeye Rose

I found this...

I found this pattern(http://cuttopieces.blogspot.com/2012/06/super-mario-brothers-quilt-along.html), and then more as I did research....I also found at a teachers store a coloring book of pictures...
Forum: Main
01-12-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By Buckeye Rose

I personally don't think I could sew standing up....

I personally don't think I could sew standing up. I prefer to sew with no shoes, using both feet to "grab" the pedal and big toes pushing down. I laugh at myself just thinking about the way I sew,...
Forum: Pictures
01-12-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,812
Posted By Buckeye Rose

These are all characters from the video game...

These are all characters from the video game "Super Mario Brothers"....one I have to admit that I spent many hours playing. This is for the 5yr grandson who loves the game too. They aren't QAYG,...
Forum: Pictures
01-12-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,812
Posted By Buckeye Rose

pixelated picture quilt progress

I thought at the beginning that this was going to be a difficult quilt, 324 pieces in each 18 inch block. But I was so wrong! Here are the first 2 blocks. I can do one block in about 3 hours, but...
Forum: Main
01-11-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,742
Posted By Buckeye Rose

Agree with all previous posters, just want to add...

Agree with all previous posters, just want to add that I don't iron (yes, I iron) with starch until I am ready to cut and sew as the starch is attractive to bugs.
Forum: Main
01-10-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,757
Posted By Buckeye Rose

Start your own thread to get the answers you are...

Start your own thread to get the answers you are looking for.
Forum: Main
01-09-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,398
Posted By Buckeye Rose

The blade on my 1/4" foot is black, so I painted...

The blade on my 1/4" foot is black, so I painted it white with nail polish....one coat has held up for several years now and makes a big difference.
Forum: Main
01-07-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By Buckeye Rose

I have done a large King on a small harp machine...

I have done a large King on a small harp machine (brother cs6000 and I would guess around 5-6"). I did fmq and straightline quilting. It isn't the easiest process, but it can be done. I puddled...
Forum: Main
01-06-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,261
Posted By Buckeye Rose

I make quilts for customers all the time and I...

I make quilts for customers all the time and I can tell you from experience that you will never get the dollars out of that quilt that you put into it in time. Most people run when you start talking...
Forum: Main
01-04-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By Buckeye Rose

Starching and soft/flimsy fabric

I found the perfectly printed fabric to add to my Blooming 9-patch quilt top....BUT....it is so soft and flimsy that even trying to starch with spray starch is next to impossible. It moves and...
Forum: Main
01-03-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,026
Posted By Buckeye Rose

How do you quilt something when you don't want to disturb the pattern of the top?

I am in the planning stages for a new quilt for 5yr old grandson. http://cuttopieces.blogspot.com/2012/06/super-mario-brothers-quilt-along.html I have just ordered all the materials needed and...
Forum: Main
01-02-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,376
Posted By Buckeye Rose

When I purchased a new machine, it was a tossup...

When I purchased a new machine, it was a tossup between the 6500 and the 6600. I think the biggest difference and the most important to me now is Accufeed system....built in walking foot....standard...
Forum: Main
01-02-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,336
Posted By Buckeye Rose

I do both kinds of quilting, fmq and straightline...

I do both kinds of quilting, fmq and straightline (cross hatching and SITD). I personally think that each quilt I make will tell me what type it needs, but I also take into consideration what the...
Forum: Main
01-02-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,488
Posted By Buckeye Rose

I think I am going to stick with brights...basic...

I think I am going to stick with brights...basic colors....and use fat quarters...not sure if I want a very small print or solids...since some of the pieces are very small, I don't see prints working...
Forum: Main
01-01-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,488
Posted By Buckeye Rose

I'm glad you got the correct settings for your...

I'm glad you got the correct settings for your printer, but now I am also I intrigued by this pattern....I really don't need to start another quilt, but paper piecing a whole quilt is on my "to do"...
Forum: Main
12-31-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,001
Posted By Buckeye Rose

Just because a pattern is for sale, you are not...

Just because a pattern is for sale, you are not required to purchase one. I make lots of quilts/bags just by looking at one already made. I buy a pattern if I need written instructions.
Forum: Main
12-29-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,679
Posted By Buckeye Rose

If the quilting itself is satisfactory and the...

If the quilting itself is satisfactory and the quilt is finished/bound, then toss it in the washer. Between the washing and drying, most of the needle holes will close up on their own....nothing to...
Forum: Main
12-22-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,796
Posted By Buckeye Rose

I made a quilt for my daughter when gson was...

I made a quilt for my daughter when gson was born. We picked out the pattern together and the fabric colors, even picked out the quilting she wanted. It turned out great and she really liked...
Forum: Main
12-20-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,204
Posted By Buckeye Rose

Straight from the bottle.....doesn't have to have...

Straight from the bottle.....doesn't have to have 100% coverage......thin lines every 3 to 4 inches apart.....holds very well
Forum: Main
12-19-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,973
Posted By Buckeye Rose

I certainly wouldn't cut it! If it remains too...

I certainly wouldn't cut it! If it remains too large after the quilting, then use it as a gift for someone and a learning experience. If the quilting process is too much or too expensive, see if...
Forum: Main
12-19-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,554
Posted By Buckeye Rose

Ask your dealer about good used machines. I...

Ask your dealer about good used machines. I bought a used 6600 for about $1000. It had been traded in from someone who was upgrading. It works great and came with classes, all the doodads and...
Forum: Main
12-18-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,379
Posted By Buckeye Rose

Giving anything handmade can be a risk....not...

Giving anything handmade can be a risk....not everyone appreciates the time or effort required to make homemade things. So while I love to make quilts and other crafty items, I don't give them away...
Forum: Main
12-18-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,554
Posted By Buckeye Rose

LOL....buying a Bernina is like buying a car as...

LOL....buying a Bernina is like buying a car as they cost just as much!.....I have the 6600 (bought used a few years ago) and love what she can do.....It does have a couple things that I never use...
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