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08-04-2022, 05:48 AM
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Posted By Macybaby

Got a call yesterday, our soapstone countertop...

Got a call yesterday, our soapstone countertop is suppose to be delivered tomorrow. It's exciting in that the kitchen is almost done, but it means I'll be tiling this weekend and not much time...
Forum: Main
08-01-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By Macybaby

I much prefer not using the folded corner method,...

I much prefer not using the folded corner method, however I'm currently doing a pattern that uses it extensively, Dinosaurs by Elizabeth Hartman, and it would be a lot of work to figure out another ...
08-01-2022, 05:25 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 38,297
Posted By Macybaby

My candies went in the mail on Saturday.

My candies went in the mail on Saturday.
Forum: Pictures
07-28-2022, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By Macybaby

Oh, that is neat - and I have the border fabric...

Oh, that is neat - and I have the border fabric used in the magazine picture. I have a round table in my office could use a cover like that. Might have to add it to my short list.
Forum: Main
07-28-2022, 05:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,457
Posted By Macybaby

BOOM is often short for Boomerang - where each...

BOOM is often short for Boomerang - where each participant sends in enough fat 8ths for each to the host, then the host sorts and sends everyone back a set of different fat 8ths, We make blocks and...
Forum: Main
07-27-2022, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,457
Posted By Macybaby

That was what I thought about the Rose Twirls too...

That was what I thought about the Rose Twirls too - way too much waste for me. It's like they came up with an easy way to reduce the amount of fabric cutting, but I think it could be done...
Forum: Main
07-25-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,457
Posted By Macybaby

I've still got my set of 50 stars in a tote -...

I've still got my set of 50 stars in a tote - someday I'll figure out what I want to do with them.
Forum: Main
07-25-2022, 02:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,208
Posted By Macybaby

I've bought PP patterns that have run in the...

I've bought PP patterns that have run in the $70-$100 range, so will buy a book even if it's only one pattern I really like. I've got several Jen Kingwell patterns that are basically books, with...
07-25-2022, 02:32 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 38,297
Posted By Macybaby

I've not had much time for sewing this summer. ...

I've not had much time for sewing this summer. I'm another in the middle of a house remodel. Been working hard getting the kitchen cabs made, finished and installed. While it was real nice...
Forum: Main
07-07-2022, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,823
Posted By Macybaby

I love how the applique goes over the edges. One...

I love how the applique goes over the edges. One way to deal with this is to do the bulk of the applique and finish off the overlapping bits at the end.

I am working on a Dresden plate quilt,...
06-29-2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 38,297
Posted By Macybaby

Umm- I know last I counted of tops waiting to be...

Umm- I know last I counted of tops waiting to be quilted, was over 20 . . . and I own a long arm . . .
I keep telling myself that for each top I finish, I need to quilt up two. And I was...
06-23-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Macybaby

Leslie, I'm not selling. I'll scan and send you...

Leslie, I'm not selling. I'll scan and send you a copy - no charge - send my a PM with an email I can send it to you.

I've got a rather extensive collection of manuals with the goal of...
06-22-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Macybaby

Leslie, I'm a bit confused. Leon posted a picture...

Leslie, I'm a bit confused. Leon posted a picture of a tension which you said looks exactly like yours, but then you posted a picture of a Free made New Royal that has a slightly different type...
06-21-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Macybaby

I may have a manual for your machine, however a...

I may have a manual for your machine, however a picture would be helpful because New Royal was made by more than one company (Free bought them and continued to use the name). Though the New Royal...
06-19-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 38,297
Posted By Macybaby

Ibex - I love that one too!

Ibex - I love that one too!
Forum: Main
06-14-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Macybaby

I prewash everything, and have more problems...

I prewash everything, and have more problems with blue bleeding than red (and I love reds, so use them a lot), and way more problems with batiks bleeding after multiple washes.

I have also...
06-09-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Macybaby

I have found that any savings in the ripping is...

I have found that any savings in the ripping is used up in plucking all the tiny cut off threads out.

I do have an electric seam ripper - that works just like a mini beard trimmer. Don't know...
06-08-2022, 06:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,557
Posted By Macybaby

I had finished up another project and didn't want...

I had finished up another project and didn't want to start cutting a new one, so started sewing ahead on this since they were all cut.

I started sewing units together and discovered I miscounted...
06-08-2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 56,460
Posted By Macybaby

Congrats on finishing! I made two with machine...

Congrats on finishing! I made two with machine applique, and still have 11 hand applique blocks sitting around. I also bought the machine embroidery version, and plan on doing that some day too....
Forum: Main
06-07-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,088
Posted By Macybaby

I stopped pressing my binding a long time ago, ...

I stopped pressing my binding a long time ago, and never use pins. I machine sew my binding on front and back, and found not pressing made a huge difference for me.
06-07-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Macybaby

I have similar one from Ikea - it has only two...

I have similar one from Ikea - it has only two legs like that and is adjustable. It does not have a recess for a sewing machine. I have a Babylock Solarias, not a small machine. I have no trouble...
06-07-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By Macybaby

for me, "a while" means go find something else...

for me, "a while" means go find something else to do to keep you busy as it's not going to be quick.

Don't use the others.
Forum: Main
06-07-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,384
Posted By Macybaby

I have a juki 2010, loved it for a while, then...

I have a juki 2010, loved it for a while, then it had problems, and I finally got tired of dealing with the foot pedal problems.

Bought a Juki industrial 8700, and I've never been happier with...
Forum: Main
05-29-2022, 05:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,806
Posted By Macybaby

For the last year, I've been giving away quilts...

For the last year, I've been giving away quilts at work. Other staff had to sign up, and sometimes they had ways to get extra chances. So far, everyone that has won a quilt had contacted me and...
05-29-2022, 05:39 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 38,297
Posted By Macybaby

got my candies in the mail yesterday.

got my candies in the mail yesterday.
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