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07-12-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,987
Posted By crashnquilt

I have the Panasonic 360 and LOVE IT! I do not...

I have the Panasonic 360 and LOVE IT! I do not use steam either. I love the two points when pressing seams. Don't know who thought of the design but it's GENIOUS. If anything happened to the one...
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06-17-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,291
Posted By crashnquilt

I have the HQ16 and love it! Bought in 2007 and...

I have the HQ16 and love it! Bought in 2007 and have never had a problem with it. At first it was on a 10 foot table/frame but I have converted it to a sit down machine. Once you get used to...
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06-17-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,027
Posted By crashnquilt

I use flannel a lot for quilt backing. I use...

I use flannel a lot for quilt backing. I use the flannel that is a bit thicker than pj/shirt flannel. I've had good luck finding it at Marshall Dry Goods. Wears like iron and washes beautifully. ...
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05-25-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By crashnquilt

Are you plugged into the carraige right?

Are you plugged into the carraige right?
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05-07-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By crashnquilt

Well I will probably be raked over the coals...

Well I will probably be raked over the coals here. I use MAXI LOCK a lot! I love using it for piecing and I also use it for quilting. When using for piecing I use an embroidery needle in my...
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05-01-2017, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By crashnquilt

The Fabric Shop is the only store in town for...

The Fabric Shop is the only store in town for now. I have heard that another shop was to be coming. It is suppose to go in on the outer road for the freeway. I've not seen any activity there yet...
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04-28-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,070
Posted By crashnquilt

How about a hand getting smacked across the...

How about a hand getting smacked across the knuckles with a ruler? Corporal punishment for touching the quilts.
Forum: Main
03-30-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,683
Posted By crashnquilt

Moda Super Black is a more rich black with no...

Moda Super Black is a more rich black with no gray overtones. It also remains black wash after wash. It does not develop fade lines where it has been folded like in a binding. I use super black...
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03-30-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,150
Posted By crashnquilt

I have made 3 lone stars so far and I use QUILT...

I have made 3 lone stars so far and I use QUILT SMART. It is fast, easy and seams match up everytime. their site is www.quiltsmart.com
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03-13-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,810
Posted By crashnquilt

I always pre wash my fabric yardage. I have a...

I always pre wash my fabric yardage. I have a top load and wash the fabrics on normal cycle and warm water. If I fear bleeding fabrics I use a cup of Epsom salt. Used to have a front load washer...
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03-13-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By crashnquilt

At the end of the seam, when she cuts the...

At the end of the seam, when she cuts the threads, Pull the piece out but do not cut the threads while you have tension on the threads. Pull it out then bring the piece back to relax the attached...
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03-04-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,622
Posted By crashnquilt

Jinny Beyer sells a T spoon quilter on her...

Jinny Beyer sells a T spoon quilter on her website. www.jinnybeyer.com
Forum: Main
02-17-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,017
Posted By crashnquilt

Go to the Handi Quilter website and look in the...

Go to the Handi Quilter website and look in the ads.. You might find a really good deal there. And Handi Quilter will still help you with the machine even if your not the original owner. They are...
Forum: Main
01-21-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,084
Posted By crashnquilt

I do have a funny story about "redwork"...

I do have a funny story about "redwork" embroidery. This was back a few years ago at Walmart. I was in the fabric department looking for thread. A young woman walked up, staring at the threads,...
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01-21-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,084
Posted By crashnquilt

There are some excellent videos on Needle n...

There are some excellent videos on Needle n Thread website. I like doing an outline stitch for redwork. Easier to regulate the tension and doesn't use as much thread. Also the finished stitch is a...
Forum: Main
01-17-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,463
Posted By crashnquilt

Remember do not set the oil bottle in direct...

Remember do not set the oil bottle in direct light. This will burn up the oil and make it unusable. I keep mine in a drawer when not in use. Stored properly, if you get the Zoom Spout Oiler, it...
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01-17-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,170
Posted By crashnquilt

Whenever I need fabric to be super stiff I use...

Whenever I need fabric to be super stiff I use Sta Flo straight, no mixing. I will apply sta flo to all of the fabric, lay it out and let dry for a bit then iron dry. I can see how this would...
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12-02-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,434
Posted By crashnquilt

I have the HQ16. My only complaint is not being...

I have the HQ16. My only complaint is not being able to do my own maintenance. My dealer is 60 miles away. If I get out of time I have to make an appointment to bring it in for service. If I...
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08-02-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,120
Posted By crashnquilt

Sailorwoman the answer to your question is NO. ...

Sailorwoman the answer to your question is NO. As with everything else this is subject to each manufacturer. Just like with rulers. An inch on one ruler may be off a bit from a different brand of...
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07-30-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,052
Posted By crashnquilt

I really don't know what to say regarding the...

I really don't know what to say regarding the 1630, but I can tell you that there is not a newer machine made that you will like as much as the 1630. Being an older machine, it has a more powerful...
07-24-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,133
Posted By crashnquilt

Yes a dedicated embroidery machine is great! (at...

Yes a dedicated embroidery machine is great! (at first) You think of tons of things too embroider. If you get a "single needle" machine, after a while you get fed up with having to do several...
04-08-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,613
Posted By crashnquilt

Get a tricot fusible. It will feel like a slip...

Get a tricot fusible. It will feel like a slip next to the skin.
Forum: Main
01-25-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By crashnquilt

In longarm quilting as with everything else, the...

In longarm quilting as with everything else, the right way is whatever works for the person doing the quilting. I would load the quilt and just work from one end to the other. Unless I was doing an...
Forum: Main
01-12-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,359
Posted By crashnquilt

Congrats on the new machine. I used that machine...

Congrats on the new machine. I used that machine when working in an alterations shop. Organ is just another brand of needle. I prefer Schmetz needles. As for piecing a quilt, size 10 or 12 is...
Forum: Main
12-30-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,283
Posted By crashnquilt

The Monopoly thread by Superior Threads is not as...

The Monopoly thread by Superior Threads is not as shiny as others. You may want to try that one next time.
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