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Forum: Main
09-21-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Maire

I have done many I sPy Quilts, at first I used a...

I have done many I sPy Quilts, at first I used a 4 inch wide border of white on white & with lettering in machine would write ISpy a dog, or I Spy a Car, etc, whatever was in the quilt. Then I...
Forum: Main
09-12-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By Maire

I use 6 inch square, 8 across 9 down, nice size...

I use 6 inch square, 8 across 9 down, nice size for toddlers and on the floor for babies. I use a bright color decorative stitch between the blocks to give them a little separation. I put an I Spy &...
Forum: Main
08-27-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,332
Posted By Maire

Yes, surprise your wife by taking her on a date...

Yes, surprise your wife by taking her on a date to a dealer in your area, I especially like Brother, Janome & Babylock.
But, and I hope you see this but do it now, most companies have announced...
Forum: Main
08-27-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,816
Posted By Maire

I’ve made several , love them, but the directions...

I’ve made several , love them, but the directions really use up most of the 3 yards. I mostly used fabrics I already had so was able to enlarge by probably just using an extra 1/2 yard or less of...
Forum: Main
08-07-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,149
Posted By Maire

Happy Birthday & Enjoy!

Happy Birthday & Enjoy!
Forum: Main
08-06-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,413
Posted By Maire

So much depends on the child, one granddaughter...

So much depends on the child, one granddaughter wanted to sew from an early age but she is a pedal to the metal type, color outside the lines, too impatient to worry about size of seams or other...
Forum: Main
07-25-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,201
Posted By Maire

This so very true! Too many don’t realize not...

This so very true! Too many don’t realize not everyone sees things the same way.
Forum: Main
07-25-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,201
Posted By Maire

Iím on several quilt shops email online, watch...

Iím on several quilt shops email online, watch the sales, on occasion some will have a fantastic price for name brand fabrics. Especially Hancocks of Paducah & Quilt in a Day, $3 or $4 yard, then I...
Forum: Main
06-27-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,888
Posted By Maire

Beautiful! I love scrappy quilts, fun to make.

Beautiful! I love scrappy quilts, fun to make.
Forum: Main
06-20-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,489
Posted By Maire

I keep a piece of the rubberized shelf lining or...

I keep a piece of the rubberized shelf lining or a cut off piece of inexpensive yoga mat under my machines so they don't move around and also soften any noise, works like a charm
Forum: Main
06-13-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,489
Posted By Maire

I love Brother machines!

I love Brother machines!
Forum: Pictures
06-07-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,015
Posted By Maire

I've never heard the term "flimsy" before in...

I've never heard the term "flimsy" before in connection with quilting but saw it twice today. Does it mean a light quilt without batting?
Forum: Main
06-07-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By Maire

for a spray I love 505 temporary adhesive,...

for a spray I love 505 temporary adhesive, doesn't gum up the needle and no odor. It is supposed to be harmless but I always wear a safety mask when I use it, especially for a large quilt. My own...
Forum: Main
06-07-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,077
Posted By Maire

My then 5 year old granddaughter was playing in...

My then 5 year old granddaughter was playing in my sewing room (I had a little play area for them while I sewed)
I was talking to myself but out loud trying to decide which fabric to use in a baby...
06-06-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By Maire

I hope you weren't in the area near Telegraph &...

I hope you weren't in the area near Telegraph & 62nd street. My daughter & her family live in that area & are in the process of moving. I keep 2 sewing machines at their house to have when I visit....
06-02-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Maire

Janome & Babylock have similar looking mechanical...

Janome & Babylock have similar looking mechanical machines. Janome also make Elna & Necchi, you might find the same model with a different brand name on them.
Tne Necchi Travelmate, tm8 if a great...
Forum: Main
05-30-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,560
Posted By Maire

Very interesting, I was in a dealer's shop...

Very interesting, I was in a dealer's shop several years ago, Pfaff Elna & Babylock dealer. I noticed a huge number of newer Vikings in their machines to be returned section, she explained they had...
Forum: Main
05-30-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,560
Posted By Maire

Yes, this is true. In the few years before SVP...

Yes, this is true. In the few years before SVP was formed there were several takeovers, mergers ., etc. When the Pfaff German factory was closed the Pfaff parts, accessories were thrown away, I read...
Forum: Main
05-05-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,336
Posted By Maire

this is what I did, poured it into a little bowl...

this is what I did, poured it into a little bowl & diluted enough to spread with a brush, worked well, just give it plenty of time to dry.
Forum: Main
03-21-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,261
Posted By Maire

I made one years ago, it came out well, a...

I made one years ago, it came out well, a landscape type print, backing, I think I used flannel batting. I quilted around the design. I put eyelet button holes in a top band, used a separate plastic...
Forum: Main
02-28-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,951
Posted By Maire

Everyone tastes are different, I save mine, have...

Everyone tastes are different, I save mine, have made tote bags, pin cushions, mug rugs, quilts, etc and love sewing with them using my imagination.
I someone doesn't like them then don't save or...
Forum: Main
01-24-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By Maire

I bought those for my granddaughter, she loves...

I bought those for my granddaughter, she loves them, said they are the first scissors she can really use.
Forum: Main
01-24-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,485
Posted By Maire

I bought that machine about 20 years ago, I think...

I bought that machine about 20 years ago, I think it had just been released. At the time there was an online group for it where I learned much about FMQ and that machine. The one piece of advice I...
Forum: Main
01-17-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,090
Posted By Maire

I use mine often, great for squaring up blocks

I use mine often, great for squaring up blocks
Forum: Main
01-12-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,805
Posted By Maire

I go to several sewing related group on Facebook...

I go to several sewing related group on Facebook that are great, you can find one related to the type of sewing you do, or sewing machine brand, people show photos of their creations. If you have a...
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