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02-07-2021, 07:20 PM
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Posted By heyjami

9 years later...

Hi ladies, I have such fond memories of our swaps! I have finally gotten our beloved blocks into a top. Canít wait to quilt it!...
Forum: Main
06-05-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,271
Posted By heyjami

Yes, just picked up a used one and I'm SO...

Yes, just picked up a used one and I'm SO EXCITED!!
It reminds me of my Juki DDL8700 but stretched. :-)
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11-09-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By heyjami

thimblebug6000: yes, they are quite sturdy in...

thimblebug6000: yes, they are quite sturdy in construction. I'm doing the LA work so I can manage the tension.

the stitches per inch a plentiful! I had to look closely to realize that they were...
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11-09-2015, 09:35 AM
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Views: 832
Posted By heyjami

great input, thanks so much! Yes, the fading......

great input, thanks so much!
Yes, the fading... but everything else is so pretty and well done.
And I looked closely and it is also hand stitched!
Forum: Main
11-09-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By heyjami

Vintage Feedsack Tops - what to back with?

I have 2 gorgeous feedsack tops that I want to use to practice longarming on - I have purchased them for so little and they would be perfect to make into quilts for me to cherish!

I've search...
Forum: Pictures
11-04-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,493
Posted By heyjami

This post was just what I was looking for tonight...

This post was just what I was looking for tonight for inspiration! Great job! I have 2 inexpensive tops I purchased at an antique store and estate sale. I want to put them in the long arm. I need...
Forum: Main
08-28-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,658
Posted By heyjami

Joanlizbay, I know it was a long time ago but do...

Joanlizbay, I know it was a long time ago but do you remember if you trimmed all triangles? I'm doing this pattern and the cut 5" triangles fit the 4 5/8" squares perfectly. The triangle template...
Forum: Main
08-26-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,172
Posted By heyjami

I like to see a sample of the whole quilt done up...

I like to see a sample of the whole quilt done up front/first. Even if it's a EQ pic.
Then lots of instructions/pictures like the others said.

Post it when you're done and we'll go test it for...
Forum: Main
08-26-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By heyjami

I took a class for the Gammill at the local quilt...

I took a class for the Gammill at the local quilt shop. It got me started with the basics. They rent that thing by the hour so they require this class first.
Good luck!
Forum: Main
08-10-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,791
Posted By heyjami

Just commiserating: I just finished doing FMQ on...

Just commiserating: I just finished doing FMQ on a huge top that I had pieced about 3-4 years ago. So Many Puckers! I chalked it up to poor piecing but reading these notes I can see how my fmq...
Forum: Main
08-10-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,751
Posted By heyjami

it's beautiful!!

it's beautiful!!
01-21-2014, 10:02 AM
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Posted By heyjami

I just ordered my Book/CD! I'm thinking of...

I just ordered my Book/CD! I'm thinking of joining in the fun. I'm finishing a baby quilt right now but I've missed quilting along with you guys on the board. Can't wait to restart! I still have...
Forum: Main
08-06-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,366
Posted By heyjami

I'm doing one now too! So much fun!

I'm doing one now too! So much fun!
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08-06-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,435
Posted By heyjami

Hello, I think sharing this info is great. ...

Hello, I think sharing this info is great. Thanks.
My problem is, I've been quilting for less than 3 years and little by little things are coming into focus. We all have to make our mistakes. :-)...
07-22-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 18,681
Posted By heyjami

She sews beautifully! I don't know anything...

She sews beautifully! I don't know anything about that spoon that was posted. Sorry. :-)
Maybe it was part of a show give-away?

Still no decision on the name.

Interestingly, I was in SFO a...
Forum: Main
07-21-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By heyjami

Hello Rebecca and everyone who responded!! Great...

Hello Rebecca and everyone who responded!! Great to chat.

I'm kind of sitting in the place where I'm not sure if I want to resolve the "problem" - it's a bit of stubbornness on my part - maybe my...
07-20-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,635
Posted By heyjami

Love that pattern! Can I get the link? I've...

Love that pattern! Can I get the link? I've searched for that pattern under the name Grace described (BowTie from freequiltpatterns )and can't find it.

Kinda late to say welcome! :-)
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07-20-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By heyjami

NICE! I had to stop buying more tools! Gotta...

NICE! I had to stop buying more tools! Gotta use the ones I have. :-)
Forum: Main
07-20-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By heyjami

Love your idea Jan! I just need to get back into...

Love your idea Jan! I just need to get back into the groove. :-)

You're right Deb, but I think the only way to avoid feeling "deadlined" is to avoid making quilts specifically for anyone/any...
Forum: Main
07-19-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,971
Posted By heyjami

OH! Machine binding! Well that explains it. ...

OH! Machine binding! Well that explains it.
Yeah, I don't think I could do it all by machine. I machine-attach the binding to one side and then turn it over and hand sew the other side. If you...
Forum: Main
07-19-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 19,539
Posted By heyjami

Love my Singers! Why not grab one from Craig's...

Love my Singers! Why not grab one from Craig's list, Walmart or Costco?

Really, for piecing the inexpensive ones are just fine. You just need it to sew a straight line.
Test any used machine...
Forum: Main
07-19-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,971
Posted By heyjami

How about some pictures? Honestly the binding is...

How about some pictures? Honestly the binding is usually the thing I dislike the least - I can always notice a crooked seam, mismatched corners, over abundant stippling, but the binding always looks...
Forum: Main
07-19-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By heyjami

Yeah, I hate it when people interfere with your...

Yeah, I hate it when people interfere with your sewing time! Hey kid, that's why God made McDonald's!! ;-)
Forum: Main
07-19-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By heyjami

EXACTLY! I have a wedding quilt ready to FMQ......

EXACTLY! I have a wedding quilt ready to FMQ... and their anniversary is this month! 1st, but still. I told them right up front it will be done all in good time. I have a full time job so my...
Forum: Main
07-19-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,154
Posted By heyjami

You can spend as much as you have on sewing...

You can spend as much as you have on sewing machines!!! Save your cash for the stash!

I had a year of collecting machines. My favorite Go-To is my 1938 Singer Featherweight. Straight Stitch,...
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