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Forum: Main
12-09-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,034
Posted By Marylou

I belong to a fairly small guild and love it. I...

I belong to a fairly small guild and love it. I have made some wonderful friends and since we have sew Saturdays four times a year, I have had the opportunity to learn from those who have had more...
Forum: Main
10-15-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,386
Posted By Marylou

Carolyn, Good Luck to you. Remember, you are...

Carolyn, Good Luck to you. Remember, you are only cutting the batting which is very forgiving when you sew it back together. Your back and especially the top where you did all that work, remains...
Forum: Main
10-14-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,386
Posted By Marylou

Carolyn, Yes, I still use that technique. It is...

Carolyn, Yes, I still use that technique. It is the only way I can quilt a king size quilt. Each time it gets a little easier. I just reread my post, and that is exactly how I still do it. Good...
Forum: Main
08-01-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,841
Posted By Marylou

Try using three fingers on the ruler and two...

Try using three fingers on the ruler and two fingers on the table to steady the ruler. I only cut 10 or 12 inches at the m ost at a time, before I move my hand, but this system keeps the ruler from...
Forum: Main
07-23-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 35,079
Posted By Marylou

I love my 6600. I agree the built in walking...

I love my 6600. I agree the built in walking foot sometimes gets in the way when doing FMQ, but I have learned to watch for that to happen and it really doesn't cause much of a problem. Marylou
Forum: Main
07-23-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,997
Posted By Marylou

I recently bought a package of five inch squares,...

I recently bought a package of five inch squares, sewed them into rows and made a charity quilt. It turned out the perfect size for someone in a wheelchair and our guild donates quilts to the...
Forum: Main
05-01-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,643
Posted By Marylou

Our guild is fairly small and meets in the...

Our guild is fairly small and meets in the evening so that working members can attend. We also make sure an officer calls every visitor after her (or his I guess) first meeting to welcome them and...
Forum: Main
04-17-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,258
Posted By Marylou

I too have the 6600P and absolutely love it. ...

I too have the 6600P and absolutely love it. There is a Janome 6500-6600 group on Yahoo that has wonderful files and lots of smart members that have answered any questions I had about the machine. ...
Forum: Main
03-23-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,921
Posted By Marylou

I have never used a sheet for a quilt back, but...

I have never used a sheet for a quilt back, but my old sheets end up as part of the bedskirt. The fitted ones work great, and the bedskirt stays in one place. Marylou
Forum: Main
03-13-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,962
Posted By Marylou

Thanks alot. Marylou

Thanks alot. Marylou
Forum: Main
03-13-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,962
Posted By Marylou

I was unable to print it either, so I just opened...

I was unable to print it either, so I just opened a word document and re wrote it by going between the two. I would love to know what I did wrong too. Marylou
Forum: Main
03-11-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,962
Posted By Marylou

That poem was terrific. Do you mind if I copy it...

That poem was terrific. Do you mind if I copy it to include in our Guild Newsletter? Marylou
Forum: Main
03-11-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 25,587
Posted By Marylou

Glen Carbon, Ill

Glen Carbon, Ill
Forum: Main
02-27-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,538
Posted By Marylou

I have quilted several king size quilts on my...

I have quilted several king size quilts on my home sewing machine using the method of cutting off 1/3 of the batting from each side. I cut the batting using LARGE zig zag cuts which makes it fairly...
Forum: Main
02-08-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 25,835
Posted By Marylou

Try tightening the tension on your bobbin just a...

Try tightening the tension on your bobbin just a little bit. This worked for me. Marylou
Forum: Main
02-02-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 25,835
Posted By Marylou

I bought my 6600P a year ago in Paducah. I love...

I bought my 6600P a year ago in Paducah. I love it. I am not wonderful doing FMQ, but I am making progress. It just takes lots of practice. There is a Yahoo Group for the 6500P and 6600P. Go to...
Forum: Main
01-09-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,569
Posted By Marylou

I too love my Janome 6600P. The only feature it...

I too love my Janome 6600P. The only feature it is missing is a sound when the bobbin runs dry, but I can live with that. Marylou
Forum: Main
10-20-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,560
Posted By Marylou

By all means, join a guild if possible. I belong...

By all means, join a guild if possible. I belong to a small guild in Lee's Summit, MO. We meet at night so those who work and those who don't can attend. Along with speakers and quilt shows, we...
Forum: Main
09-03-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,634
Posted By Marylou

My husband hung 2 4x8 sheets for me after I...

My husband hung 2 4x8 sheets for me after I covered them with flannel. The flannel material cost more than the insulation. LOL He screwed them to the wall and after a year, I am still happy with...
Forum: Main
07-13-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,462
Posted By Marylou

I don't have the software either. There are a...

I don't have the software either. There are a couple of places on the web where you can find directions. I don't always like them, but it gives me a place to start. Just do a search for Dear Jane....
Forum: Main
07-13-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,462
Posted By Marylou

Hi all, I am on Row I of Dear Jane. ...

Hi all, I am on Row I of Dear Jane. Unfortunately, applique is not my strength- although the later ones look better than those in Rows A and B. I am hoping that by the time I finish, I will have...
Forum: Main
04-15-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,149
Posted By Marylou

I just got home after looking at the Viking...

I just got home after looking at the Viking Saphire 830, 850, and 870. The 830 is on sale for 999. The 870 has more bells and whistles, but am not sure if they are worth another 1300. Anyway, let...
Forum: Main
03-26-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,225
Posted By Marylou

For me the best part is piecing the first block...

For me the best part is piecing the first block and putting it up on the wall so I can imagine what the rest of the quilt will look like. Marylou
Forum: Main
03-26-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,494
Posted By Marylou

After reading all your yucky parts of quilting, I...

After reading all your yucky parts of quilting, I find that I agree. However for me, the sandwiching and pins, pins, pins, then re doing because of wrinkles is the worst part. My daughter wants a...
Forum: Pictures
03-26-2008, 07:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,470
Posted By Marylou

Joyful - I am glad I finally got to see your...

Joyful - I am glad I finally got to see your quilt. What a fantastic job. I love the quilting and you make me want to start practicing. Marylou
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