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09-01-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By Barb2018

However, there are those of us who live in rural...

However, there are those of us who live in rural areas with a Walmart that have never carried anything better than what you can read a newspaper through. I've searched my local store for years on the...
Forum: Main
08-09-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,782
Posted By Barb2018

Crayola washable markers, plain old blackboard...

Crayola washable markers, plain old blackboard chalk, Elmer's washable school glue and a cheap compass to draw circles.Couldn't quilt without them.....
The chalk comes off with a soft toothbrush.
Forum: Main
07-27-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By Barb2018

My Bernina dealer/service center is 2 hours away;...

My Bernina dealer/service center is 2 hours away; they would bend over backwards to make sure I was satisfied. That's why I would never take my machine anywhere else.
Forum: Main
07-27-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,749
Posted By Barb2018

I was being escorted down the hall in a doctors...

I was being escorted down the hall in a doctors office and there was a modern art print on the wall. I stopped, whipped out my camera and took a picture. When the nurse looked at me, very puzzled, I...
07-20-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By Barb2018

I was taught to use only cotton in my quilts and...

I was taught to use only cotton in my quilts and sew using only cotton. Quilting had to be done with cotton also, and only 50 wt. And stitch length had to be 2.5.
I saw some Leah Day videos and...
Forum: Main
06-28-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By Barb2018

It's my understanding that the needle needs to...

It's my understanding that the needle needs to fit with the thread size. I would use a 70 needle with a 60 wt. cotton. For a 50 wt. cotton I can get away with a 75. I usually piece batiks with a...
Forum: Main
06-27-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Barb2018

If you go to the Bernina website, you can type...

If you go to the Bernina website, you can type "QE 440 Aurora" into the search box. Your machine will be shown. It's no longer available but you can still download the manual. About Halfway down the...
06-18-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Barb2018

Thread tails on quilt back

Hello to all,
I'm finally beginning the machine embroidery on a quilt that just didn't want to be finished. I've kept it simple, not changing the pattern at all. At the beginning of the pattern I...
Forum: Main
06-06-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,803
Posted By Barb2018

I ordered one last Friday and picked it up on the...

I ordered one last Friday and picked it up on the 4th. I spent all day yesterday sewing a new mindless strip quilt and so far I love it. It took me a while to figure out how to get a 1/4" seam...
06-02-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,536
Posted By Barb2018

I'm so glad I saw this post...I found some pin...

I'm so glad I saw this post...I found some pin covers on Amazon and bought a pack of 200. Pin basting is my go-to method and the Kwik-clip and pin covers are the way to go. The only time I spray...
Forum: Main
05-21-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Barb2018

I'd use a carpet knife and a metal...

I'd use a carpet knife and a metal yardstick.....please be careful.
05-19-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By Barb2018

You'd have to doublecheck, but I'm pretty sure...

You'd have to doublecheck, but I'm pretty sure ArtLink is a computer program only, not for mobile devices.
Forum: Main
04-27-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,803
Posted By Barb2018

I'm thinking about getting a new machine, and the...

I'm thinking about getting a new machine, and the Janome is on my top three list. Yesterday I downloaded the manual and read it, and to be honest there are a lo of features that are the same as...
Forum: Main
03-28-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,654
Posted By Barb2018

Have you checked to see if the needle up/down...

Have you checked to see if the needle up/down button will work? If it works, then something else is the problem. It sounds odd and frustrating. I know the screen on my machine is so sensitive, and...
Forum: Main
03-26-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,260
Posted By Barb2018

You also may want to make sure that your needle...

You also may want to make sure that your needle is sharp and the smallest size for the thread and fabric.
03-23-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By Barb2018

You can try to Google Edge to Edge Embroidery...

You can try to Google Edge to Edge Embroidery designs. One that will pop up is Amalie Scott Designs. You can purchase her expansion packs that come with many designs - they come in different sizes.
Forum: Main
03-16-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,051
Posted By Barb2018

I too would finish it because what's ugly to you...

I too would finish it because what's ugly to you may be spectacular to someone else. It can also be cut up for beds at animal shelter. The animals don't care what it looks like...just let it be warm...
03-14-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By Barb2018

As far as I know, most designs are digitized for...

As far as I know, most designs are digitized for 60 wt. thread in the bobbin. I've always used this weight and have had no problems. You could sure wind a lot of 90 wt. thread on a bobbin though.
Forum: Main
03-10-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By Barb2018

I started out with a Bernina 750QE and traded up...

I started out with a Bernina 750QE and traded up to a 880 within two years. I upgraded to the Plus option a few months ago. I've never looked back. I have two complaints about it: the stitch plate...
02-29-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By Barb2018

Page 70 of the manual states that it uses USB...

Page 70 of the manual states that it uses USB tech, so you should be able to use a properly formatted thumb drive for the designs.
02-28-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By Barb2018

You can download the manual directly from the...

You can download the manual directly from the Bernina website.
Forum: Main
02-28-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Barb2018

Well I've never tried that, but it is an...

Well I've never tried that, but it is an interesting question. Off the top of my head I don't see why it couldn't be done. Go up to the Bernina website and check out all the feet you have questions...
Forum: Pictures
02-23-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,892
Posted By Barb2018

Jaw droppingly beautiful. Your brain must be a...

Jaw droppingly beautiful. Your brain must be a wonderful place.
Forum: Pictures
02-23-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By Barb2018

It's fantastic!! I love it! I've never seen a...

It's fantastic!! I love it! I've never seen a batik that I didn't love.
Forum: Pictures
02-23-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,505
Posted By Barb2018

Awesome, impressive!

Awesome, impressive!
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