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Forum: Main
01-21-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By donna13350

First..be sure they need replacing...sometimes...

First..be sure they need replacing...sometimes they need new tires, a good cleaning,or those teeny little plugs work themselves just loose enough to stop working, even though they look plugged in....
Forum: Main
01-21-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By donna13350

My first thought was that it looks like a Brother...

My first thought was that it looks like a Brother machine...a bit of research...it's made in the UK and has good reviews. Congrats !
Forum: Main
01-21-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By donna13350

I really like it..found it cheaper on etsy... ...

I really like it..found it cheaper on etsy...
https://www.etsy.com/listing/573671982/dream-weaver-quilt-pattern-designed-by?ref=landingpage_similar_listing_top-1&frs=1
Forum: Main
01-19-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,838
Posted By donna13350

Are you using a hopping foot? You shouldn't be...

Are you using a hopping foot? You shouldn't be having trouble over seams with a hopping foot. As for thread breaking and shredding, I find that newbies tend to try to FMQ way too fast...try slowing...
Forum: Main
12-28-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,283
Posted By donna13350

I have a sweatshirt that says..." I said I will...

I have a sweatshirt that says..." I said I will not buy any more fabric till I have used up my stash...then I laughed and laughed...
Forum: Main
12-28-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,554
Posted By donna13350

What is doorstop? I googled it and got tons of...

What is doorstop? I googled it and got tons of different things !
Forum: Main
12-28-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,820
Posted By donna13350

I use cotton, but I buy in lots at house sales or...

I use cotton, but I buy in lots at house sales or on ebay...to me, if it isn't old and doesn't break, it's fine. I save my more expensive thread for quilting.
Forum: Main
11-27-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,161
Posted By donna13350

I just started a jacqueline dejonge qult called...

I just started a jacqueline dejonge qult called Imagine. I was alone this year as my relatives all have jobs that put them at risk,first year in decades that I haven't had at least 20 people...
Forum: Main
11-24-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By donna13350

I'm only divulging my sources because I'm done...

I'm only divulging my sources because I'm done collecting ! I used to find machines on goodwill.com ...check shipping to your zip code,as rates can be very high. The other great site is catawiki.com...
Forum: Main
10-30-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,997
Posted By donna13350

I think the misunderstanding here is noting that...

I think the misunderstanding here is noting that you have to use a hopping foot with the feed dogs up. It probably would put a lot of wear and tear on a machine if you use a regular foot with the...
Forum: Main
10-15-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,591
Posted By donna13350

I believe this is the pattern you're looking for ...

I believe this is the pattern you're looking for

http://www.oldmadequilts.com/products/Come-On_A-My_House.htm
Forum: Main
10-10-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,427
Posted By donna13350

That is a hard question! I think that I would...

That is a hard question! I think that I would keep one of my hand cranks just so I could sew even if the power went out. Wouldn't be able to see, but I could sew!!!
Forum: Main
10-10-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,170
Posted By donna13350

Lay out a few projects and have a friend...

Lay out a few projects and have a friend choose..then you'll be kind of accountable because the friend will ask how it's coming along. Just jump in!
Forum: Main
10-04-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,737
Posted By donna13350

This link has some info and pics..starting around...

This link has some info and pics..starting around page 6 they talk about the crystal machine and frame

http://dougkerr.net/Pumpkin/articles/Quilting_Machine.pdf
Forum: Main
10-03-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By donna13350

I sometimes use pounce..years ago we used to...

I sometimes use pounce..years ago we used to spray it with hair spray because the pounce rubbed off..now I use pounce, then take a chalk pencil and trace the design, takes longer bit so much less...
Forum: Main
10-03-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By donna13350

I like the bright white LED's...I bought a...

I like the bright white LED's...I bought a "daylight" lamp for my embroidery machine, and found that it changed the colors..I could choose a matching thread color much more easily with the bright...
Forum: Main
10-03-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,703
Posted By donna13350

Even "future daughters in law" or even wives, can...

Even "future daughters in law" or even wives, can go..I wouldn't use that as a criteria. If you tell us what the pattern is maybe we can help you choose a quilting method/ and or design. In general,...
Forum: Main
10-01-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,608
Posted By donna13350

Mine are up, but I also leave them up for FMQ...

Mine are up, but I also leave them up for FMQ with a hopping foot...I use Leah Day's method with the feed dogs up, I got used to it , and I like it.
Forum: Main
09-30-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,580
Posted By donna13350

Without seeing it..my guess would be that there...

Without seeing it..my guess would be that there is a teeny bit of lint or thread somewhere that you're not finding, so that with every bobbin use, just a little lint can push it over the tipping...
Forum: Main
09-30-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,690
Posted By donna13350

If you want this a a collector , then the price...

If you want this a a collector , then the price is great for a vintage machine. If you want it to make ruffles, you can buy a ruffler attachment for almost all machines for about 20 dollars! You need...
Forum: Main
09-30-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,962
Posted By donna13350

The first thing I see in that pic is that your...

The first thing I see in that pic is that your bobbin case(the black plastic part that your bobbin sits in), is not inserted correctly. The little black nub (in your pic) that is at about the 5...
Forum: Main
09-30-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,608
Posted By donna13350

Stitch in the ditch is a breeze with a ruler...

Stitch in the ditch is a breeze with a ruler foot! My straight lines have never been more accurate, in the ditch ot on a free standing motif..I won't ever go back to trying to do a straight line...
Forum: Main
09-30-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,420
Posted By donna13350

I have had Singer Futura's for 30 years..my first...

I have had Singer Futura's for 30 years..my first was the CE100...it is still going strong. I handed it down to my daughter. It is absolutely possible to use the old machines, all you have to do is...
Forum: Main
09-07-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,632
Posted By donna13350

I used a wall..put the backing up with tacks,...

I used a wall..put the backing up with tacks, spray basted, added batting, then spray basted again and added the top..goes very fast and no wrinkles.
Forum: Main
09-07-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By donna13350

There is one shop 30 miles from me, but the owner...

There is one shop 30 miles from me, but the owner has a terrible personality..she criticizes your fabric choices and rolls her eyes if you tell her what you're working on! There are 2 shops, 60 miles...
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