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10-02-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,925
Posted By CMQUILTER

Keep in mind that you do not need the top of the...

Keep in mind that you do not need the top of the line machine. Look at the lower costs machines and determine which features you want.
07-14-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,989
Posted By CMQUILTER

I use a cheap BIC razor. Go slow and be careful....

I use a cheap BIC razor. Go slow and be careful. A swipe or two might just do the job. Once the threads have been cut with the razor you can finish the job with a seam ripper and stiletto. I hope...
07-14-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By CMQUILTER

If you're using the design to quilt through all...

If you're using the design to quilt through all the quilt layers and using a commercially designed quilting embroidery Clip the threads. Sounds like the knots are built in. If you're insecure about...
07-14-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By CMQUILTER

You're wise to think this through. If you don't...

You're wise to think this through. If you don't need a big hoop don't get one. They have their issues. So if you don't want a big hoop stay away from them.
07-14-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,925
Posted By CMQUILTER

It depends on what you want to use it for. Do you...

It depends on what you want to use it for. Do you want to embryoid on everything from hats to quilts? Do want to do smaller designs or very large designs? Do you want a very large hoop to create your...
07-14-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,594
Posted By CMQUILTER

The Designer SE is iffy. The company changed...

The Designer SE is iffy. The company changed hands around that time and there were problems. I traded me SE in because of the constant thread jams that could never be repaired. It was great in the...
07-14-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By CMQUILTER

The embroidery hoops and accessories will fit...

The embroidery hoops and accessories will fit just fine. If your D1 uses floppy disks for embroidery designs you will need an external floppy drive to plug into the Topaz. They run about $20 to $60...
07-14-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,858
Posted By CMQUILTER

I had new carpet installed in my sewing room...

I had new carpet installed in my sewing room about 7 years ago. I used laundry baskets, totes, cardboard boxes for anything not already in a container. I was shocked to discover how much stuff I...
07-14-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,095
Posted By CMQUILTER

I use a 6 tier skirt and pants hanger. The clips...

I use a 6 tier skirt and pants hanger. The clips slide so they are adjustable and can hold more than one ruler. I hang mine in my sewing room closet. Have also hung it on a wall hook and on the back...
07-14-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 24,857
Posted By CMQUILTER

Risers can be purchased at Walmart online or in...

Risers can be purchased at Walmart online or in some stores with storage items. They are actually bed risers and come in plastic or wood in sets of 4 or more. They are available in different heights.
Forum: Tutorials
06-24-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,554
Posted By CMQUILTER

This has happened to me. Don't over think this,...

This has happened to me. Don't over think this, I just add what I need to top and side. Turns out just fine.
Forum: Main
06-13-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,006
Posted By CMQUILTER

My local quilt shop had classes and I took them. ...

My local quilt shop had classes and I took them. One of the hints was you really need to go slower. The rulers are great guides but there are more things to hold and think about. As always...
Forum: Main
06-13-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,733
Posted By CMQUILTER

The inner sanctum.

The inner sanctum.
Forum: Main
05-24-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,677
Posted By CMQUILTER

I agree with SuziSew

I agree with SuziSew
Forum: Main
05-22-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,461
Posted By CMQUILTER

I often pin, tape (whatever it takes) notes to my...

I often pin, tape (whatever it takes) notes to my machine and projects so I don't forget what to do next, where I'm at, machine settings, etc. You are not alone. I'm 67 now but I used to do this...
Forum: Main
05-21-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,738
Posted By CMQUILTER

I love it. Sometimes we forget that quilts were...

I love it. Sometimes we forget that quilts were often made of whatever was handy because they were needed to keep warm. There are so many wonderful choices these days for us quilters and we take our...
Forum: Main
05-21-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,354
Posted By CMQUILTER

I used to prewash my fabric but not anymore. So...

I used to prewash my fabric but not anymore. So my stash is a mixed bag of washed and non washed. I use them together with no problems. As others have said the quilting stabilizes it all. If...
Forum: Main
05-21-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,810
Posted By CMQUILTER

You are not alone. I have done both. Sometimes I...

You are not alone. I have done both. Sometimes I just add another border to make the quilt larger. Depends on the quilt.
Forum: Main
04-15-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,449
Posted By CMQUILTER

I spray baste using Sullivan's Basting spray and...

I spray baste using Sullivan's Basting spray and it washes right out in the washer. I always wash and dry my quilts when they're completely finished. I usually purchase several cans of Sullivan's...
Forum: Main
04-15-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,452
Posted By CMQUILTER

Your quilt is beautiful. Love the colors. I'm...

Your quilt is beautiful. Love the colors. I'm no help with quilting...have trouble with quilting ideas myself.
Forum: Main
04-15-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,089
Posted By CMQUILTER

It might be wise to purchase this set from ebay,...

It might be wise to purchase this set from ebay, just for the instructions. That might help de-mystify the process for the other templates. I found this post. Sounds like the Quiltery was a...
Forum: Main
04-15-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,305
Posted By CMQUILTER

The embroidery looks hand done. What a lot of...

The embroidery looks hand done. What a lot of work you put into the quilt. Very glad you have your quilt top and back. Sorry for your loss.
Forum: Main
04-15-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,513
Posted By CMQUILTER

Sushi, does your method leave starch residue on...

Sushi, does your method leave starch residue on your iron?
Forum: Main
04-15-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,653
Posted By CMQUILTER

Maybe a few appliques so the quilts looks like...

Maybe a few appliques so the quilts looks like the applique(s) are planned. I too would start a big girl quilt. It's a really nice quilt worth saving and the loving it gets from your GD.
Forum: Main
04-15-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,067
Posted By CMQUILTER

Great ideas. Quilters are so smart:o

Great ideas. Quilters are so smart:o
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