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06-03-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By mar32428

machine quilting

:( I am fairly new to machine quilting on my Gracie big frame. My Bernina 1260 only has a throat space of 7 1/2". How do you get to the middle when the throat is full of quilt? You have to keep...
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02-03-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,612
Posted By mar32428

I found it a lot more work for the finished...

I found it a lot more work for the finished product and that in my opinion was too heavy and bulky for me. I like my quilts soft and cuddly. I did practice pieces but never made a quilt.
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02-03-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,748
Posted By mar32428

Oh girl, I have been there and done that. I have...

Oh girl, I have been there and done that. I have one that holds all my embroidery hoops etc., another holds all my serger thread, and two more hold all those little thingys that seem to forever get...
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01-20-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 16,925
Posted By mar32428

When my DH passed away and all four sons were...

When my DH passed away and all four sons were finally settled somewhere else, I set up my longarm in the dining room where it fits just fine and still leaves plenty of room for the DR table which...
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01-16-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,018
Posted By mar32428

My WM kept their fabric but relocated it in the...

My WM kept their fabric but relocated it in the store. The dept. is smaller but the choices are about the same, some good, some so-so. Help is still the same and has been there for years. Super...
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01-14-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By mar32428

Sidebar: How about the raise in membership for...

Sidebar: How about the raise in membership for the American Sewing Guild to $50? They've got to be kidding. I live in Florida where so many residents are older and on fixed incomes
Forum: Main
01-11-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 47,736
Posted By mar32428

I have had wonderful luck with this method. ...

I have had wonderful luck with this method. Being able to remove it for washing is super. I can take the foam board out and just wash the sleeve. Had a problem with things sliding under it so use...
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01-02-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,668
Posted By mar32428

Yep, that looks exactly like my sewing room right...

Yep, that looks exactly like my sewing room right now. Today, I start re-organizing. I swear. I promise. I take an oath. First, I'm going to have a cuppa. I guess it's the New Year. I just...
12-30-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,793
Posted By mar32428

My GD planned to move in with me Nov.1. I was on...

My GD planned to move in with me Nov.1. I was on a nine day trip to Boston the first of October. GD decided to move in a month early. My son helped her clear out the two rooms she's going to use. ...
12-17-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,558
Posted By mar32428

AS the Gkids got older, I cut way back on the...

AS the Gkids got older, I cut way back on the decorating. This year we are only exchanging cards because of the money crunch. There are lots of males in my family. For Thanksgiving, we grilled...
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12-17-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,881
Posted By mar32428

I looked at this pattern and found that dear...

I looked at this pattern and found that dear Clothilde has passed away. I knew she sold her business. I have shopped Clothilde for years and was so lucky to have met her at a number of sewing expos.
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12-17-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,955
Posted By mar32428

We were in a sewing class at the LQS which also...

We were in a sewing class at the LQS which also serviced machines. During the class the repairman came out to show us the lint in the machine. It had enuf lint inside to stuff a pillow. She had...
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12-17-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 23,555
Posted By mar32428

I never liked them. I use a paper towel.

I never liked them. I use a paper towel.
Forum: Main
12-13-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,202
Posted By mar32428

I was faithful to the moratorium because I as...

I was faithful to the moratorium because I as broke due to some very high expenses. Later in the year I was able to sell my husband's silver collection and money was much easier. BUT...... I did...
Forum: Main
12-03-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,339
Posted By mar32428

I know your pain. Our group did a quilt honoring...

I know your pain. Our group did a quilt honoring the Twin Towers. It was hanging from the ceiling in a fabric shop when it was stolen. Never recovered.
Forum: Main
11-29-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,549
Posted By mar32428

I think time is the problem.

I think time is the problem.
Forum: Main
11-29-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,874
Posted By mar32428

Don't we just love "em?

Don't we just love "em?
Forum: Main
11-29-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,540
Posted By mar32428

I'd have done it sooner.

I'd have done it sooner.
Forum: Main
11-29-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,267
Posted By mar32428

I made seven stuffed childrens pillows to take to...

I made seven stuffed childrens pillows to take to our Master Gardener Christmas Party for donations.
Forum: Main
11-29-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,685
Posted By mar32428

Are you sure that's not a Purple People Eater? ...

Are you sure that's not a Purple People Eater? LOL
Forum: Main
11-17-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,265
Posted By mar32428

I had the same memory.

I had the same memory.
Forum: Main
11-09-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 40,739
Posted By mar32428

When my step GS's mother was getting re-married...

When my step GS's mother was getting re-married he wanted to take his favorite bear to the wedding. Mom said Fuzzy couldn't go because he didn't have a tux. (Smart move.) Enter Gramma. A complete...
Forum: Main
11-09-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 51,014
Posted By mar32428

How often I have heard, "That's the way we've...

How often I have heard, "That's the way we've always done.......". If it were not for change, men would still be walking around with clubs and we would be wearing animal skin clothes. We will all...
Forum: Main
11-07-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,164
Posted By mar32428

I did some lap quilts for a local nursing home. ...

I did some lap quilts for a local nursing home. Was NOT happy with it. Then used it on a landscape quilt. Very hard to free motion. I will use it if I have to but given the choice, NO.
Forum: Main
11-07-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,792
Posted By mar32428

Okay, I missed it. What's a snap bag? Is there a...

Okay, I missed it. What's a snap bag? Is there a tut on the board and how did I miss it since I spend oodles of time here?
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