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12-31-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 18,790
Posted By M cubed

I do like this new look. I have had a very...

I do like this new look. I have had a very difficult time getting in at all and find that this is very difficult to navigate. I don't like to have to hunt for the next thread or try to figure out if...
Forum: Main
12-03-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,529
Posted By M cubed

I, too, pin, but I have also found that if I put...

I, too, pin, but I have also found that if I put a small piece of tape along the front edge of my machine (just in front of the feed dogs but not covering them, a ramp) there is less chance of the...
11-04-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,345
Posted By M cubed

Putting something away where "I know it...

Putting something away where "I know it belongs/will be safe" is the kiss of death for me. I lose quilt patterns for years, some of my favorite crochet hooks are still missing after 15 years. They...
Forum: Pictures
11-04-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By M cubed

I think you solved your dilemma perfectly. This...

I think you solved your dilemma perfectly. This is a really pretty quilt!
08-28-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By M cubed

I would recommend using Murphy's Oil Soap (on the...

I would recommend using Murphy's Oil Soap (on the cabinet) to clean the cabinet. Use a soft cloth first. It will clean the wood enough that you can determine what to do next. Do not use steel wool...
Forum: Main
07-31-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,337
Posted By M cubed

I like to use bamboo batting for a summer quilt. ...

I like to use bamboo batting for a summer quilt. It is truly thin and does not retain heat, but will keep you comfortable when the air conditioning is going.
06-10-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,879
Posted By M cubed

I recently discovered that Magic Erasers are...

I recently discovered that Magic Erasers are fantastic on glass. I have a mirror behind my stove to reflect light back onto the stove top - grease splatters galore. The Magic Eraser gets the grease...
Forum: Main
05-23-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By M cubed

I have used minkee several times and never had it...

I have used minkee several times and never had it pull through. I used a 'ball point' needle, 90/14, and a slider on my sewing table to make it easier to push the fabric around while doing...
Forum: Main
03-22-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,727
Posted By M cubed

I really dislike my thread cutter!! Cuts the...

I really dislike my thread cutter!! Cuts the thread too short and most of the time will not pick up when I try to sew again, or worse, makes a birds nest when starting a seam. And yes it has been to...
Forum: Main
03-05-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,219
Posted By M cubed

I agree with Feline Fanatic!

I agree with Feline Fanatic!
02-28-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By M cubed

I only play one game - Best Fiends. I have...

I only play one game - Best Fiends. I have played Majong and Solitaire games, but tired of them quickly. I don't play against other players, just myself and the computer. This is my morning...
02-28-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By M cubed

Rather than rubbing alcohol, try denatured...

Rather than rubbing alcohol, try denatured alcohol (get it at your hardware store). If that does not work try acetone. Be careful with these as they have strong fumes and use rubber gloves. Unless...
Forum: Main
02-04-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By M cubed

Unless you like to drive, I would stay in the...

Unless you like to drive, I would stay in the Palm Springs area: Anaheim is almost a 100 mile west of Palm Springs
Forum: Main
01-08-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,296
Posted By M cubed

I found myself in the same position a year or two...

I found myself in the same position a year or two back and decided that I needed to expand my repertoire, stretch a little. I still have a hard time mixing whites and reds together, but I am glad I...
11-12-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,976
Posted By M cubed

I like to use decorative stitches also but I...

I like to use decorative stitches also but I incorporate the decorative strip into the casing - no need to iron it because it is all one piece. Also, fewer seams at the same point.
Forum: Pictures
11-12-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,148
Posted By M cubed

I think you are a fantastic quilter! This series...

I think you are a fantastic quilter! This series is genious! (AND absolutely beautiful.)
Forum: Main
11-12-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,930
Posted By M cubed

I agree with you, Onebyone. Some classes are...

I agree with you, Onebyone. Some classes are just not for you: case in point - I took a computer design class because I thought that I wanted to buy the software. Best use of money I have every...
Forum: Main
09-19-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By M cubed

I always use a 90/14 Topstitch needle (titanium...

I always use a 90/14 Topstitch needle (titanium coated, by Superior) for my free-motion quilting. I say that because I usually use batiks and yes they are a little harder to stitch through. And...
Forum: Main
09-19-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,306
Posted By M cubed

I have the Inspired set of lights and love them. ...

I have the Inspired set of lights and love them. I can't sew without them anymore 'cuz I can see with them.' I don't even turn on my machine light anymore. I did use some white electricians tape to...
Forum: Main
09-10-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,003
Posted By M cubed

I like the black as a small inner border and you...

I like the black as a small inner border and you can use white, or one of your greys for the outer border. I would also put a 1/4 inch flange of yellow between the black and the outer border, just...
Forum: Main
09-04-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By M cubed

I too live in a WARM climate (California desert)...

I too live in a WARM climate (California desert) and I prefer to use bamboo for my quilts. It is really light weight, easy to use, silky to the touch and drapes nicely. It is perfect for lap use in...
Forum: Pictures
09-04-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,301
Posted By M cubed

I have never had a square panel and had no idea...

I have never had a square panel and had no idea how to fix the problem - so I never bought any after the first three or four. Thanks for the info on how to correct the problem. I am anxious to try...
Forum: Main
08-28-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,976
Posted By M cubed

When we had our RV, my mother made a fitted sheet...

When we had our RV, my mother made a fitted sheet for the mattress over the cab (a real pain to make the bed) and she attached the top sheet to the bottom when she sewed to corners at the foot. The...
Forum: Main
07-31-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By M cubed

My personal favorite for summer batting is 100%...

My personal favorite for summer batting is 100% bamboo. It is silky soft, does not beard and is very light weight, but still gives more loft than flannel (besides, you do not need to preshrink it).
Forum: Main
07-31-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,911
Posted By M cubed

Well, I think the vote is unanimous!!! ENTER It....

Well, I think the vote is unanimous!!! ENTER It. Aside from all the logic stated above, there is nothing like walking into the building and seeing your quilt hanging on the wall (with or with out a...
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