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Forum: Main
06-08-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,768
Posted By Austinite

I use a spray bottle with vodka & distilled water...

I use a spray bottle with vodka & distilled water when I'm pressing and it works well for me.
Forum: Main
06-03-2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By Austinite

I have used the Soft & Bright for years and I...

I have used the Soft & Bright for years and I love it! I buy the queen rolls at Walmart online usually and it's perfect cause my quilts are all sizes. It's very lightweight and quilts up quite...
Forum: Main
06-02-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By Austinite

Cali Quilt Co on Etsy will do fat quarters and...

Cali Quilt Co on Etsy will do fat quarters and skinny quarters
Forum: Main
06-01-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,371
Posted By Austinite

I have a fabulous Janome and they have a machine...

I have a fabulous Janome and they have a machine for every budget, I've heard that Eversewn machines are excellent as well. I will echo the person upthread who said that you will never use 99...
Forum: Main
05-14-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Austinite

for a quilt with a lot of white I use the Soft &...

for a quilt with a lot of white I use the Soft & Bright (which is my go-to anyhow) but I think it really shines for white quilts and it's got a touch more loft than W&N or W&W.
Forum: Main
05-01-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,117
Posted By Austinite

I have a Juki 2010 and I get the best results...

I have a Juki 2010 and I get the best results with my feed dogs up and the stitch length at 0, I don't use any kind of special surface.
04-30-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By Austinite

me too! bought a bulk pack of YYK zippers on...

me too! bought a bulk pack of YYK zippers on Amazon a few years ago, got an email from the company asking about colors and a great deal! I still have a ton left
Forum: Main
04-29-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By Austinite

Etsy: Cali Quilt Co, Sew Crazy Austin, Blue...

Etsy: Cali Quilt Co, Sew Crazy Austin, Blue Pacific Fabrics, Feline Drive, Bayside Fabrics, all of these are mom n pop, I've ordered from each several times, especially CaliQuiltCo and...
Forum: Main
04-22-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,456
Posted By Austinite

I have a Sizzix Big Shot Plus and I love it! I...

I have a Sizzix Big Shot Plus and I love it! I use it all the time, I just used my 4.5" x 8.5" rectangular die (finishes at 4x8) to make a lovely patchwork for a friend, it took less than an hour to...
Forum: Main
04-09-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,561
Posted By Austinite

I was furloughed from my job over two weeks ago...

I was furloughed from my job over two weeks ago but I expect to be laid off soon, my company is struggling to stay afloat. Thankfully my spouse has a job and is working from home indefinitely and...
04-08-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By Austinite

https://shop.mybluprint.com/quilting/classes/the-s...

https://shop.mybluprint.com/quilting/classes/the-scrappy-market-tote/738541

I just made this one and it was super fun and the class is free on Bluprint thru April 16th, no zippers and I'm already...
Forum: Main
03-30-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Austinite

I get it from Amazon or Walmart which ever is...

I get it from Amazon or Walmart which ever is cheaper. Right now shipping everywhere is slow due to the pandemic, it's the slowest on Amazon ime but Walmart and other big box stores are...
Forum: Main
02-12-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Austinite

Green Fairy Quilts all the way, they have sales...

Green Fairy Quilts all the way, they have sales all the time too!
Forum: Main
02-07-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By Austinite

I have an HD3000, it's a great machine! I bought...

I have an HD3000, it's a great machine! I bought mine in 2014 and it's still going great! It's totally mechanical which suits me just fine, it has a one step buttonhole which works really well,...
Forum: Main
01-20-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,315
Posted By Austinite

I use sheets all the time for backings, Ross is...

I use sheets all the time for backings, Ross is my go-to for them! I've done flannel, 100% cotton and the cotton/poly blend. What's frustrating is that now more and more sheets are the microfiber...
Forum: Main
12-10-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
Posted By Austinite

I've done all my sewing standing up for nearly 3...

I've done all my sewing standing up for nearly 3 years now and it's been great for my bad back and hips! I use a pedal and I switch back and forth between which foot is my pedal foot. I use a huge...
Forum: Main
11-16-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,990
Posted By Austinite

I went from a DSM with a decent sized throat to a...

I went from a DSM with a decent sized throat to a Juki 2010 and the difference has been incredible, within weeks the Juki became my primary machine. I just completed a 90x110 on her doing FMQ and...
Forum: Main
11-16-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,143
Posted By Austinite

I love Red Rock Threads

I love Red Rock Threads
Forum: Main
10-03-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By Austinite

I just completed FMQing a 90x108 on my Juki, it...

I just completed FMQing a 90x108 on my Juki, it actually went pretty well! I had to take it slow and a ton of repositioning but it worked out great!
Forum: Main
10-02-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,341
Posted By Austinite

D9P is another good choice for a quilt and you...

D9P is another good choice for a quilt and you can arrange your blocks in many different ways to get different looks.
Forum: Main
09-23-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,901
Posted By Austinite

I only read the thread author's post and looked...

I only read the thread author's post and looked at the pics, I think it's absolutely perfect like it is, I'd do a very narrow binding in the darkest color. I adore the colorway you have going, so...
Forum: Main
09-12-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By Austinite

i make lots of quilts and blankets for small...

i make lots of quilts and blankets for small humans and i swear by Soft & Bright poly, it washes up nicely and dries very quickly in the dryer. My mom is a hand quilter and she makes tons of baby...
Forum: Pictures
08-30-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,123
Posted By Austinite

I love TMNT! Perfect quilt, that child will love...

I love TMNT! Perfect quilt, that child will love it! Donatello was the best turtle ever btw.
Forum: Main
08-24-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,179
Posted By Austinite

I have great luck with little ones making...

I have great luck with little ones making pillows. Super simple ones they can take to preschool or sleepovers: pick out fabric, buy long quarter yard, fold over with the right side in, 2 long seams...
Forum: Main
08-15-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,830
Posted By Austinite

I sew in my living room (by choice) so pretty...

I sew in my living room (by choice) so pretty much anything goes, I like being in the daily household fray! However, I have only fishies and snails so I don't have to worry about animals. It's not...
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