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Forum: Main
12-22-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 104,905
Posted By madamepurl

For all the folks that remarked on the EQ...

For all the folks that remarked on the EQ (Electric Quilt) software. There is a place to take lessons online that are so helpful. I love my EQ and can sit in the morning design a quilt and be...
Forum: Main
12-22-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,727
Posted By madamepurl

I would recommend watching TNT - Thread, Needles,...

I would recommend watching TNT - Thread, Needles, Tension. https://www.handiquilter.com/videos/education/3/
Forum: Main
12-22-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 104,905
Posted By madamepurl

I love this program. Take the online classes. ...

I love this program. Take the online classes. Once you get to know it, you'll use it to design your own quilts all the time.
Forum: Main
09-30-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,271
Posted By madamepurl

Mine likes all the threads...

Mine likes all the threads...
Forum: Main
09-30-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,271
Posted By madamepurl

You really need to go to a show and try them all....

You really need to go to a show and try them all. I love my Handi Quilter Avante with Pro Stitcher. I added the Pro Stitcher a couple months later and it was the best move. There is so much...
Forum: Main
04-28-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,313
Posted By madamepurl

I once owned both the Sweet Sixteen and the...

I once owned both the Sweet Sixteen and the Avante with PS. I eventually sold the Sweet Sixteen as once I learned the PS, I exclusively want to work on the Avante. I can't live with out my Avante...
Forum: Main
10-23-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,531
Posted By madamepurl

Aurifil 50 wt has very low lint. My favorite...

Aurifil 50 wt has very low lint. My favorite thread for piecing by far. I normally get a cone and noticed that Craftsy had them recently for $29.50, which is an awesome price but their color...
Forum: Main
08-16-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,071
Posted By madamepurl

I have casters on mine and roll it around to...

I have casters on mine and roll it around to clean under it. I haven't had any trouble. I do have a pro-stitcher on it so I mostly run the robotics on it. I have done some FMQ from the front with...
Forum: Main
08-15-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,307
Posted By madamepurl

Just saw one of these made up into a quilt. ...

Just saw one of these made up into a quilt. Turned out beautiful.
Forum: Main
08-15-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,315
Posted By madamepurl

If you get a chance to go to Salt Lake...

If you get a chance to go to Salt Lake City...take it. You will learn so much. There are also events at shops that are run by trained HQ field educators and those are also well worth the time and...
Forum: Main
08-15-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,071
Posted By madamepurl

I agree with the others... get the 12' frame. I...

I agree with the others... get the 12' frame. I have a 132" zippers on my frame and I love it. I have a mid-arm the Avante and when I put the Pro-Stitcher on it changed my quilting life. I say go...
Forum: Main
08-09-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,260
Posted By madamepurl

I would whole heartedly agree with this... the...

I would whole heartedly agree with this... the wiggle in the feet really makes a difference.
Forum: Main
08-09-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,260
Posted By madamepurl

Bernina's have a DC motor, which will sew through...

Bernina's have a DC motor, which will sew through nested seams. I traded two Janomes after I found them to have not enough power.
Forum: Main
08-09-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,561
Posted By madamepurl

I have both sizes and love mine. It took a...

I have both sizes and love mine. It took a minute to learn to use them, but now it's second nature.
Forum: Main
07-24-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,539
Posted By madamepurl

Farm Girl Vintage...I'm in love with everything...

Farm Girl Vintage...I'm in love with everything from the book.
Forum: Main
06-06-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,332
Posted By madamepurl

I'd go with a nice Black and Decker if you like...

I'd go with a nice Black and Decker if you like steam. If no steam is needed I'd buy that Continental Dry Iron again in a minute. My friend had 3 of those Oliso - yellow version and everyone... the...
Forum: Main
06-06-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By madamepurl

I would probably do two separate quilts. ...

I would probably do two separate quilts. Sometimes things look much better when it's done, you walk away, and then come back to it after awhile. Worse case scenario you can donate the quilt you...
Forum: Main
06-06-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By madamepurl

It's also possible to do two layers of batting. ...

It's also possible to do two layers of batting. A layer of 80/20 and a then on top a layer of the wool. You will have a very warm quilt to rest underneath and the quilting will be defined and...
Forum: Main
06-06-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,932
Posted By madamepurl

I really like this tool as well. They sold it...

I really like this tool as well. They sold it with a cut on a bias tool at a show I went too and I like that a lot as well.
Forum: Main
06-06-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,941
Posted By madamepurl

I got a Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen. I found I...

I got a Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen. I found I didn't need a machine with a big harp after getting the quilting machine. I do have a Pfaff 4.0 and I love it.
Forum: Main
06-06-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,997
Posted By madamepurl

176 - Quilting, sewing, knitting, spinning,...

176 - Quilting, sewing, knitting, spinning, weaving, photography, embroidery and cooking. Seriously these crafty classes are addicting. I love to watch them. Sometimes I make the project and...
Forum: Main
05-14-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,428
Posted By madamepurl

They've been holding around $10.99 a yard around...

They've been holding around $10.99 a yard around here. There are a ton of shops though, so it's the competition that is keeping prices low. I think if they bring up the prices they run the risk of...
Forum: Main
05-10-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,909
Posted By madamepurl

Maybe a tune up? Something doesn't sound right. ...

Maybe a tune up? Something doesn't sound right. I have this machine and it's a workhorse and makes beautiful stitches.
Forum: Main
04-23-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,401
Posted By madamepurl

I got a Sweet Sixteen and loved it, but then...

I got a Sweet Sixteen and loved it, but then decided I wanted a stand up to just put some pantos on. So the husband came home and announced he bought me an Avante. 3 months later I added the...
Forum: Main
04-20-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,009
Posted By madamepurl

I'm off to cut the good fabric. What a good...

I'm off to cut the good fabric. What a good reminder that life is entirely too short.
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