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Forum: Main
09-24-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,403
Posted By kanoelani

I just redid a sewing/office/scrapbooking room in...

I just redid a sewing/office/scrapbooking room in our new house. I second the idea of lots of plugs, a laminate or wood floor and a design wall.

Because I sometimes like to change layouts and move...
Forum: Main
06-22-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,079
Posted By kanoelani

Yes, I have one. It is a 1951 Centennial which...

Yes, I have one. It is a 1951 Centennial which was my mother's. I did use it for piecing, but now I use a Janome.

My dear grandmother had one as well, but it was stolen out of her garage years...
Forum: Main
06-21-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By kanoelani

Wow!! I would love those selvages!!!! Sending...

Wow!! I would love those selvages!!!! Sending PM.

Thanks, Kanoelani
Forum: Main
06-16-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,089
Posted By kanoelani

Check out this blog. She makes wonderful projects...

Check out this blog. She makes wonderful projects with selvages. The Red Zinger quilt is amazing.There are people who actually buy selvages in scrap bags!!

http://www.selvageblog.blogspot.com/
Forum: Main
05-16-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,465
Posted By kanoelani

Joining the "barefoot conga line". But I live...

Joining the "barefoot conga line". But I live barefoot when I am at home.
Forum: Main
04-02-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By kanoelani

Once again, I am going to suggest the "5 & Dime"...

Once again, I am going to suggest the "5 & Dime" quilt pattern by all washed up. Great for a beginner.

Here is a link to their blog...scroll down and you will see it on the right hand side:
...
Forum: Main
04-02-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By kanoelani

Rosemary, I am glad you liked the pattern. It is...

Rosemary, I am glad you liked the pattern. It is my "go to" for those modern fabrics by Amy Butler, Heather Baily, Anna Maria Horner, Sandy Gervais, etc. It is simple to do and you can get those...
Forum: Main
04-01-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By kanoelani

I love your fabric!!! The new modern fabrics with...

I love your fabric!!! The new modern fabrics with the big prints look terrific using a pattern with big squares. Maybe you might like the "5 & Dime" quilt pattern by All Washed Up. I made a quilt...
Forum: Main
04-01-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By kanoelani

I use the Happy Zombie's technique to fold my...

I use the Happy Zombie's technique to fold my fabric:

http://thehappyzombie.com/blog/?p=124

here is a video of the technique:

http://tipnut.com/fabric-folding/

I went to TAP plastics and...
Forum: Main
03-30-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,914
Posted By kanoelani

I also use this system for binding....and I love...

I also use this system for binding....and I love it!
Forum: Main
03-01-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By kanoelani

Here is a link to the Selvage Blog....

Here is a link to the Selvage Blog. http://www.selvageblog.blogspot.com/

Darling selvage quilts can be found here!!!
Forum: Main
01-26-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By kanoelani

My advice would be to roll it around acid free...

My advice would be to roll it around acid free tubing (or cover cardboard tubing with tin foil). Cover with washed muslin or acid free paper. If you want to fold it for storage, pad it with acid free...
Forum: Main
01-22-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,643
Posted By kanoelani

As requested by Bearpaw... I received my...

As requested by Bearpaw...

I received my Consew iron today, got it set up and went to work. First of all, it is heavy! I adjusted my ironing board to hip height to allow for the weight. It irons...
Forum: Main
01-18-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By kanoelani

Connie, I found Iron-away on the internet....

Connie,

I found Iron-away on the internet. Is the board nice and sturdy at the rounded end when you press down?

Kanoelani
Forum: Main
01-18-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By kanoelani

Fancy Foot, Your ironing board looks...

Fancy Foot,

Your ironing board looks terrific. Do you know the brand?

Thanks, Kanoelani
Forum: Main
01-18-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By kanoelani

Has anyone here ever installed a built-in ironing...

Has anyone here ever installed a built-in ironing board....the type that is inset between wall studs? We are remodeling our house and I am thinking about putting one in the laundry room and I would...
Forum: Main
01-17-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,643
Posted By kanoelani

Let us know how you like it. I'd be interested in...

Let us know how you like it. I'd be interested in knowing.

Will do.
Forum: Main
01-16-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,643
Posted By kanoelani

I just bought the Consew from Allbrands. If you...

I just bought the Consew from Allbrands. If you use the coupon code jan5 you will get an extra $5.00 off, the final price is $94.00.
Forum: Main
01-14-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,813
Posted By kanoelani

If you want to get the antique "crinkly" look,...

If you want to get the antique "crinkly" look, use a cotton batting. For machine quilting I use Quilters Dream Cotton Batting Request or Select loft. Quilt it up bind it and wash/dry and it has a...
Forum: Main
01-13-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,246
Posted By kanoelani

I would say....the stitch. Nothing makes a...

I would say....the stitch. Nothing makes a wonderful lock-stitch like my Singer 221 (1950).

Kanoelani
Forum: Main
12-10-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 56,085
Posted By kanoelani

I also have a Tin Lizzie....the old cast iron one...

I also have a Tin Lizzie....the old cast iron one and I have never had the kind of problems your mother has. In my case, I am constantly tinkering with the thread tension. I have always found the Tin...
Forum: Main
12-03-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,323
Posted By kanoelani

Ditto on the Roxanne thimble. I love it. For...

Ditto on the Roxanne thimble. I love it. For metal to metal quilting I use a Quilting Arts thimble.
Forum: Main
11-29-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,383
Posted By kanoelani

I am going to suggest the following: Singer...

I am going to suggest the following: Singer Featherweight 221 Book - Third Edition by Nancy Johnson-Srebro.

When my mother gave me her Featherweight two years ago (I learned how to sew on it when...
Forum: Main
11-20-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By kanoelani

Here are some that I found. Hope this helps,...

Here are some that I found. Hope this helps, Kanoelani

http://www.craftandfabriclinks.com/apron/apron.html

http://www.craftelf.com/Craft_elf_sewing_childs_apron_sewing_instructions.htm
...
Forum: Main
11-18-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,158
Posted By kanoelani

I use Superior Threads; Masterpiece for piecing...

I use Superior Threads; Masterpiece for piecing and King Tut for quilting. I love them!
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