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Forum: Main
06-18-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By moonhoney2

I draw the design first, then baste.

I draw the design first, then baste.
Forum: Main
06-16-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By moonhoney2

That makes sense Izy. :lol: I think I...

That makes sense Izy. :lol:

I think I have an idea on how to pull the bobbin thread up and out, but I'll have to play with getting it between the layers. Not sure how to manage that one... :?
Forum: Main
06-16-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,843
Posted By moonhoney2

My needle is brand new. I had been using the all...

My needle is brand new. I had been using the all purpose needle before. :oops: So this was the first day using the new quilting needle.

The thread was purchased at Hobby Lobby. i believe it's...
Forum: Main
06-14-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By moonhoney2

Yeah, dark, dirty mud! :lol: Let me read that a...

Yeah, dark, dirty mud! :lol: Let me read that a few more times and try it out.

I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one this happens to. I was wondering if I was doing something wrong.
Forum: Main
06-14-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,843
Posted By moonhoney2

I have a Janome Truth Heart which has a drop in...

I have a Janome Truth Heart which has a drop in bobbin.

I'm not all that worried with this quilt as it's a kids quilt and it actually looks kinda cool against the red background. But I'm sure...
Forum: Main
06-14-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,843
Posted By moonhoney2

Has anyone found this? I can't seem to find...

Has anyone found this?

I can't seem to find it on my machine. I've tried all the variables. Even reduced to moving the dial a smidge at a time. But still, one or the other thread comes thru on...
Forum: Main
06-14-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By moonhoney2

how do you begin and end your stitches when...

how do you begin and end your stitches when quilting? More specificaly, machine quilting?

I read an article that talked about bringing the bobbin thread thru at the end and tying it, but I...
Forum: Main
06-14-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By moonhoney2

Thanks everyone! I've decided on 3 different...

Thanks everyone! I've decided on 3 different patterns. Shooting star, something that looks kinda like a wave, I guess, and a diamond grid. I'm working on basting and quilting now. I gave up on...
Forum: Main
06-13-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By moonhoney2

Ug! What kind of machine is that? I want to...

Ug! What kind of machine is that? I want to make sure to avoid it in the future.

I hate when things beep at you. My car drove me nuts until I figured out how to disable the seatbelt beep. I...
Forum: Main
06-13-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By moonhoney2

I was sewing a piece together and when I...

I was sewing a piece together and when I finished, I went to snip the thread and saw that I had run out of bobbin. At the very last stitch! :lol:

I'll never do that again. :lol:
Forum: Main
06-13-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By moonhoney2

An attic quilt block. :o This is my first...

An attic quilt block. :o

This is my first ever quilt and there was a lot to attribute to it. I was using the teeniest stitches at first, so there was distortion at the end of the lines. I was...
Forum: Main
06-13-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By moonhoney2

Yes, that's how they were supposed to be. But...

Yes, that's how they were supposed to be. But when I squared them off, they ended up at 12" with the seam allowance, so it would be 11.5in finished...if no more squaring was necessary...which it is....
Forum: Main
06-13-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By moonhoney2

I started out with the plan for 12 in blocks, so...

I started out with the plan for 12 in blocks, so they were 12.5in. I lost 1/2 in on the first squaring. I plan to lose more as I square again. I think I'll be lucky to end up with 10.5 in blocks. ...
Forum: Main
06-12-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,055
Posted By moonhoney2

So, how long does it take ya'll to do a quilt,...

So, how long does it take ya'll to do a quilt, from start to finish? days? weeks? months?
Forum: Main
06-12-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,656
Posted By moonhoney2

I'm staying in the "buy only for a project in...

I'm staying in the "buy only for a project in mind" state of mind...for the moment. :lol: I was at the quilting store yesterday and there was a lot of kids fabrics and bright/bold fabrics that I...
Forum: Pictures
06-11-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By moonhoney2

Very cute!! I like all the fishies.

Very cute!! I like all the fishies.
Forum: Main
06-09-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By moonhoney2

OK, I tried my F&P pencil. Couldn't wait. :lol:...

OK, I tried my F&P pencil. Couldn't wait. :lol:

Here is a pic. Not sure how well you can see the lines. But I like how it goes on. It doesn't seem to rub off. I haven't tried to remove it...
Forum: Main
06-09-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By moonhoney2

Not yet. I was working on sewing this past...

Not yet. I was working on sewing this past weekend. Next weekend is basting the blocks and drawing the patterns. Possibly quilting if I get time. I'll let you know then. Unless I get to sneak...
Forum: Main
06-08-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By moonhoney2

What is the point of an air soluble? If it...

What is the point of an air soluble? If it disappears right away, why bother?

I checked mine, they were water soluble, not air.
Forum: Main
06-07-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,055
Posted By moonhoney2

Are you a slow quilter/sewer? Or a fast one? ...

Are you a slow quilter/sewer? Or a fast one?

I was up super duper late last nite working on the quilt, yet it seems like I didn't hardly get anything done! It's very discouraging. :(

This...
Forum: Main
06-07-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By moonhoney2

My question was for basting the layers. Your...

My question was for basting the layers. Your info was very helpful! Thanks!
Forum: Main
06-07-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By moonhoney2

Thanks for the tip about the eyebrow sharpener! ...

Thanks for the tip about the eyebrow sharpener!

Has anyone used the graphite pencil? I saw one at Hobby Lobby today. I got the regular white fabric pencils instead, but am curious about that...
Forum: Main
06-07-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By moonhoney2

Do you use it? What kind? Spray or...

Do you use it?

What kind? Spray or liquid?

How much/how do you apply it?

How long does it last? Say if I put some on a block today, but do not get to actually quilt it for a few...
Forum: Main
06-06-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,828
Posted By moonhoney2

Gas stations do the same thing. Drives me batty.

Gas stations do the same thing. Drives me batty.
Forum: Main
06-06-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By moonhoney2

What do you use to mark on fabric? I bought...

What do you use to mark on fabric?

I bought these water soluble markers that are supposed to last about 24 hours on the fabric. Didn't last 5 minutes. :( Not sure the brand, but I bought them...
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