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Forum: Main
02-01-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,316
Posted By marmar

I used Aqua Net to spray baste to test it. Using...

I used Aqua Net to spray baste to test it. Using cotton
scrap squares with polyester batting and another trial
with cotton batting and no deal. the layers did not stick together altho I bought the...
Forum: Pictures
01-19-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Posted By marmar

After the quilt top is together you will know if...

After the quilt top is together you will know if you want a border or not
and what color. Some quilts call for a border and some are lovely without.
I also like to decide on the binding after the...
Forum: Pictures
08-02-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,524
Posted By marmar

I'm pleased with the Black and White quilt you...

I'm pleased with the Black and White quilt you have posted! I wasn't attracted to the Yellow brick Road pattern when it was first published but have seen so many made with various fabrics that it has...
Forum: Main
08-02-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,257
Posted By marmar

Your jacket and totes are very nice! Very...

Your jacket and totes are very nice! Very attractive! For some reason I don't understand how the seams are finished inside the jacket if the lining is quilted along with the sweatshirt pieces and the...
Forum: Recipes
03-14-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,404
Posted By marmar

:roll: I have tried two of the recipes for the...

:roll: I have tried two of the recipes for the soup but the milk curdles. What am I doing wrong? Or not doing? I put all the ingredients in the pot at the same time and I'll bet the milk should be...
Forum: Main
12-03-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By marmar

:) :) mimisharon - your help is wonderful and so...

:) :) mimisharon - your help is wonderful and so simple! Thank you, thank you! Was attempting to square mine from the front and couldn't be done. I thought it was strange that it looked pretty good...
Forum: Main
12-02-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By marmar

:oops: I found the instructions for the Runner...

:oops: I found the instructions for the Runner but failed to find how to square up the runner before adding the binding. Anyone help - please? I made mine by going around the center block - my...
Forum: Main
12-02-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By marmar

Where do I find the directions posted by...

Where do I find the directions posted by mimisharon for the table runner? This is from the class with the chat room. I need to know how to square up my runner. Thanks, m
Forum: Main
09-04-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,486
Posted By marmar

I agree on those trolls under the machine - how...

I agree on those trolls under the machine - how could we be doing this all by ourselves? No way - we've gotta have help from somewhere! :wink:
Forum: Main
09-04-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,486
Posted By marmar

Lots of suggestions and all of them seem to have...

Lots of suggestions and all of them seem to have merit. I'm thinking the idea of the fabric not on the feed dogs completely is a big part of my problem - my needle position doesn't move to the right-...
Forum: Main
09-02-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,486
Posted By marmar

Sewing on another piece doesn't do it --- I...

Sewing on another piece doesn't do it --- I measured this am (early) and it begins about a scant 1/2 in or less from the end. Dray - I'm concrntrating because it's been a problem for so long. - use...
Forum: Main
09-01-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,486
Posted By marmar

Aha! I thought it might have something to do with...

Aha! I thought it might have something to do with the pressure foot and feed dog! I never hear anyone whining about this and I have finally felt defeated with my nice straight seam but the doing what...
Forum: Main
09-01-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,486
Posted By marmar

Ruth - this happens even tho' I'm doing my very...

Ruth - this happens even tho' I'm doing my very best to keep the end of the seam straight. Is it the machine? Do you have any remedys other than pay attention? :?
Forum: Main
09-01-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,486
Posted By marmar

When making a 1/4 in seam I've always had a...

When making a 1/4 in seam I've always had a problem with the fabric wanting to go to the left and the end of the seam is too narrow. I've always fought this but to no avail! I'm now using a wooden...
Forum: Main
08-01-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,918
Posted By marmar

Hello this morning! I've calmed down a bit and...

Hello this morning! I've calmed down a bit and realize this isn't the end of the world by any means. I haven't heard from Fiskars yet and dp hope they respond. This lady has never done any sewing and...
Forum: Main
07-31-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,918
Posted By marmar

Thanks - I've tried everything but the sandpaper...

Thanks - I've tried everything but the sandpaper so far. I'll give this a good try. I did email the Fiskars Co just now and we shall see if they have a remedy. I'll post it when and if I get one. I...
Forum: Main
07-31-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,918
Posted By marmar

I'm fairly suren my rotary was used to make these...

I'm fairly suren my rotary was used to make these grim slashes on the mat. I'd been cutting fabric for her all afternoon and the cutter was cutting well. Time to go and she asked me if I'd like to...
Forum: Main
07-30-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,918
Posted By marmar

I've had this mat several years and I never leave...

I've had this mat several years and I never leave any indication of cutting too deep altho I think I press pretty hard somtimes. This lady must have put all she had behind her strokes. I can't even...
Forum: Main
07-30-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,918
Posted By marmar

My cutting mat was damaged by someone who didn't...

My cutting mat was damaged by someone who didn't know better pressing down extremely hard while cutting outing. Can this be restored?There are from 2-3 lines of fuzz and deep cuts down one side. It's...
Forum: Main
05-03-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,441
Posted By marmar

I recently read that to warm up for some free...

I recently read that to warm up for some free motion quilting it is a nifty idea to have some place mats made and do the warm up on these and the effort isn't wasted. :)
Forum: Main
05-01-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,546
Posted By marmar

With a sigh of relief a welcome back! Take care....

With a sigh of relief a welcome back! Take care. M :P
Forum: Main
04-28-2007, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,727
Posted By marmar

Hello! I have a sheet of instructions I picked...

Hello! I have a sheet of instructions I picked free up in some fabric dept several years ago. I can have a copy made and snail mail it if you want. You may want to reply by PM so your address won"t...
Forum: Pictures
04-27-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,236
Posted By marmar

Wow - pretty girls and pretty quilt. Congrats!

Wow - pretty girls and pretty quilt. Congrats!
Forum: Main
04-23-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,288
Posted By marmar

Wishing you all the good things with your new...

Wishing you all the good things with your new adventure. What an exciting thing to do!! :P :P :P marmar
Forum: Main
04-23-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,851
Posted By marmar

A friend who teaches quilting classes ( I haven't...

A friend who teaches quilting classes ( I haven't had any classes) told me this is from the olden days when quilts were hand quilted and the seams pulled apart if the seams were opened. She stated...
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