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06-22-2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,312
Posted By JanieW

I finally had a chance to try the unironed...

I finally had a chance to try the unironed binding. I did a small preemie quilt and ironed half the binding and left the other half not ironed. Other than I found doing the mitre a bit tricky with...
Forum: Main
06-08-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,781
Posted By JanieW

https://www.quiltingboard.com/tutorials-f10/turnin...

https://www.quiltingboard.com/tutorials-f10/turning-2-5%94-scraps-into-log-cabin-block-t275789.html
Forum: Main
06-08-2022, 06:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,312
Posted By JanieW

For me, I like to hand sew the binding for a...

For me, I like to hand sew the binding for a couple of reasons. One, I enjoy hand sewing; itís my zen time. The other reason is I really really like how it looks. I donít like the look of a machine...
Forum: Main
06-06-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,312
Posted By JanieW

Thanks for all the replies. The only way Iím...

Thanks for all the replies. The only way Iím going to know if it makes a difference is to try it. Iím making a small preemie quilt for donation so will see how I like it.

I really donít mind the...
Forum: Main
06-06-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,312
Posted By JanieW

Question Binding Question

I have always ironed the binding prior to stitching it onto the quilt. I donít pin the binding on. I have read that some of you donít iron it . Iíd like to know the advantage of not ironing. Iím...
Forum: Main
06-05-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By JanieW

Iím one who wants to quilt my quilts rather than...

Iím one who wants to quilt my quilts rather than sending them to someone else. The quilting is my favourite part. I started by learning fmq on small quilts that I donated to the Special Care...
06-03-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,370
Posted By JanieW

Smile You just reminded me of the Gillette ads during...

You just reminded me of the Gillette ads during the World Series when I was a kid. I wasnít interested in baseball but loved the singing parrot.Ēhow are you fixed for blades?Ē Now Iím the opposite;...
06-02-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,370
Posted By JanieW

thanks for answering. I was curious so did a bit...

thanks for answering. I was curious so did a bit of reading and talked to a couple of people. Itís a bit more nuanced than ďpolitically correctĒ tho. I donít want to hijack this thread so Iíll go...
06-01-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,370
Posted By JanieW

What does being woke mean?

What does being woke mean?
Forum: Main
05-12-2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By JanieW

My mistake, Linda. I have the 6700p. Sorry for...

My mistake, Linda. I have the 6700p. Sorry for the confusion. Hope you get it figured out.
Forum: Main
05-11-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,237
Posted By JanieW

I check that each unit is square as I assemble a...

I check that each unit is square as I assemble a block. My machine does an accurate scant 1\4 inch so it’s rare that I have to do much trimming if I press carefully. I donate my quilts and I do...
Forum: Main
05-05-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,176
Posted By JanieW

Follow the link Watson provided. Click on the...

Follow the link Watson provided. Click on the little arrow on the bottom right below the video. The link to the free pattern is there.
Forum: Main
05-04-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By JanieW

I have the Janome 1600p. I use different size...

I have the Janome 1600p. I use different size needles that correspond to the size of thread Iím using. For fmq I use the purple tip needles with the blue dot bobbin case and Isocord thread. I have...
Forum: Main
05-01-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,331
Posted By JanieW

I donít have a link so Iíll try to explain how...

I donít have a link so Iíll try to explain how and why I trim after sewing the binding on. I start with binding that is 2.5 inches , then folded, square the quilt by marking with a pen instead of...
Forum: Main
05-01-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,331
Posted By JanieW

I square the quilt up by marking with a pen. I...

I square the quilt up by marking with a pen. I sew the binding on with 1\4 inch seam using my marks as a guide. Then I trim with the ruler at 1/2 inch on the seam line. That way I get a nice full...
Forum: Main
04-29-2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By JanieW

According to the international quilt museum kits...

According to the international quilt museum kits were sold in the 30s.


https://www.internationalquiltmuseum.org/exhibition/modern-marvels-quilts-made-kits-1915-1950
Forum: Main
04-26-2022, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By JanieW

I hate SITD. When I have to do it I use 100 wt...

I hate SITD. When I have to do it I use 100 wt thread. it’s not as easy to see when I go out of the ditch.

I also do it with my FMQ function as I find it gives me more control to stay in the...
Forum: Main
04-19-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,315
Posted By JanieW

Some Janome machines come with three stitch...

Some Janome machines come with three stitch plates, one of which is the High Performance. The others are single stitch and zig zag plate. The machine knows which plate you put in and the display...
Forum: Main
03-27-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By JanieW

Iím curious to know what foot you are using right...

Iím curious to know what foot you are using right now. Iím not familiar with your machine so canít comment but as others have mentioned a foot that floats is better to learn on than one that hops....
Forum: Main
03-27-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By JanieW

I have this foot that I use on my Janome 6700p....

I have this foot that I use on my Janome 6700p. It came with the machine. It has the advantage that you can adjust the height of the foot. Because it floats/ hovers over the quilt as you fmq it is...
Forum: Main
03-21-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,568
Posted By JanieW

https://www.kimberlyeinmo.com/the-elusive-scant-1-...

https://www.kimberlyeinmo.com/the-elusive-scant-1-4-seam-defined-and-conquered
03-18-2022, 06:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,010
Posted By JanieW

Amazon has them.

Amazon has them.
03-16-2022, 06:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,010
Posted By JanieW

I guess I misunderstood the original comment...

I guess I misunderstood the original comment about kids not being able to use a ę real Ľ diaper whatever that is. I took it to mean that kids didnít know how to use diaper pins. Given that many...
Forum: Main
03-15-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,719
Posted By JanieW

Watson the quilt is gorgeous. Congratulations on...

Watson the quilt is gorgeous. Congratulations on getting it accepted.

Feather is right. Your watermark needs to be on the image. Right now it’s not protecting the photo. It can be trimmed away...
03-14-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By JanieW

I would try them. I always told my kids and...

I would try them. I always told my kids and grandkids ę try it you might like it Ľ. In our family we have all discovered something good that we thought we wouldn’t like. Bacon/maple ice cream is...
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