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Forum: Pictures
11-18-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 2,116,014
Posted By DebbyT

I don't think I have seen this quilt. The one...

I don't think I have seen this quilt. The one with the green squares and mini samplers. I've been thinking of starting a bunch of small squares to do this with.
Forum: Pictures
10-01-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,590
Posted By DebbyT

Hey Sis, Checked out new posts today and here you...

Hey Sis, Checked out new posts today and here you are. Love the inner frame. Time to do another, only difference is to use the same border fabric around the inner white border. I am hoping to do a...
Forum: Main
04-20-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,110
Posted By DebbyT

Wow, I have had my 7570 machine over 20 years and...

Wow, I have had my 7570 machine over 20 years and didn't know that...thanks...!
Forum: Main
11-15-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,242
Posted By DebbyT

It is only a matter of how you furnish it. Take a...

It is only a matter of how you furnish it. Take a chair out, put in the machine and table. Take another item out for the cutting table. Don't forget fabric storage and ironing board. Depending on the...
Forum: Main
11-15-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By DebbyT

Key word - Leah Day. I recommend that you sign up...

Key word - Leah Day. I recommend that you sign up for her newsletters. She has one every Wednesday. She has completed 365 different FMQ designs. She has made many free vidios/tutorials of them and...
Forum: Main
11-13-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By DebbyT

I had the same problem and two things that helped...

I had the same problem and two things that helped me, and made a big difference was 1 - the fabric was too high off the machine. I lowered the bar so it was 'almost' touching. 2 - Started using a...
Forum: Main
11-04-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By DebbyT

Last night, as most nights, I started to bed just...

Last night, as most nights, I started to bed just before 2:00am. Made one last check on my computer and noticed it was only 1:03. The time had been set back and I just realized I had another hour. I...
Forum: Main
11-04-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,022
Posted By DebbyT

I agree it is too much if used. I purchased, new,...

I agree it is too much if used. I purchased, new, a Brother 1500 and a Gracie II frame. @ $1100. My machine has a 9" throat. It does limit you to the designs you can use and requires that the...
Forum: Main
10-13-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,966
Posted By DebbyT

Dnp

I made my grandaughter a quilt with the dissapearing 9 patch pattern. I placed the horse pics in the corners where they wouldn't be cut. I will try to attach a pic. This went real fast. the horse...
Forum: Main
08-13-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By DebbyT

Are you adjusting the height of the bars so the...

Are you adjusting the height of the bars so the quilt stays level?
08-03-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,821
Posted By DebbyT

Yes, it happened to me right after I opened the...

Yes, it happened to me right after I opened the first thread, I think, Monday or Tuesday. A warning from 'Windows' was displayed saying that a virus was attempting to ?something?--- and recommended...
Forum: Pictures
07-25-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,089
Posted By DebbyT

Piano keys is my first thought too. Using all...

Piano keys is my first thought too. Using all the colors already used in this very colorful and bright quilt to frame it, then maybe bind it with the same blue you sashed with.
Forum: Main
07-17-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By DebbyT

Too much if used. 3 yrs ago I got my Gracie II...

Too much if used. 3 yrs ago I got my Gracie II frame new for $500, and my Brother 1500s for $700 (similar machine). The stitch regulator-$500. So new it would be a good price, but if used, I would...
Forum: Pictures
06-30-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,521
Posted By DebbyT

I have the 'Beyond Basic Machine Quilting' and...

I have the 'Beyond Basic Machine Quilting' and still havn't seen all the segments. There is a lot of instruction and of course the printable supply list/course materials. There are several 'free'...
Forum: Main
05-24-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By DebbyT

Doesn't it make you want to make her another one.

Doesn't it make you want to make her another one.
Forum: Main
05-22-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,590
Posted By DebbyT

I was taught to have appx 2-3" of thread at the...

I was taught to have appx 2-3" of thread at the beginning and end and pull the bobbin thread through, tie a knot close to the fabric, then take a hand needle that has a split/open end, and put needle...
Forum: Main
05-22-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,590
Posted By DebbyT

I am only 5'2" also and I use an office chair at...

I am only 5'2" also and I use an office chair at it's lowest, and sit at a home made table that is 26.5" high. This is comfortable for me. When I have a large quilting project I move my machine to a...
Forum: Main
05-21-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,841
Posted By DebbyT

I have a Brother 350. It does embroidery &...

I have a Brother 350. It does embroidery & regular sewing. I mostly use it for embroidery and that is what I got it for. It may as well be embroidery only. I have other machines I use for...
Forum: Main
05-20-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,590
Posted By DebbyT

I took a class recently and what I found most...

I took a class recently and what I found most informative was
1. Needle size and type - Size 12 Topstich, this is for either a quilting machine on a frame or your everyday machine.
2. Thread size...
Forum: Main
05-18-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,794
Posted By DebbyT

You mention piecing and quilting. For piecing I...

You mention piecing and quilting. For piecing I use 40 wt. I recently went to a FMQ quilting class and for quilting she explained that she uses 100 wt. silk thread when quilting a tight/dense design....
05-15-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,579
Posted By DebbyT

I found the Quilting Board by googling a...

I found the Quilting Board by googling a sewing/quilting matter. I am sure that there will be more people discovering the Quilting Board when they see something they like on Pinterest. I attempted...
Forum: Main
04-22-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,507
Posted By DebbyT

For a FMQ class I attended, one of the items on...

For a FMQ class I attended, one of the items on the supplies list was 'Topstich or Metallica' size 12 new needle. They have a long grove for the thread to follow and a large hole. The instructor...
Forum: Main
04-18-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,004
Posted By DebbyT

I checked the extension table and it was empty....

I checked the extension table and it was empty. It was still in the plastic bag without the knee lift. I called the dealer today and it is on the way. I did an inventory of parts and one other was...
Forum: Main
04-17-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,004
Posted By DebbyT

I just checked the parts with mine and the book...

I just checked the parts with mine and the book shows the knee lift but it appears that the dealer did not include it. I bought the floor model and did not realize until now that it was an option. I...
Forum: Main
04-17-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,004
Posted By DebbyT

I have a Brother 1500s. I use it on a Gracie II...

I have a Brother 1500s. I use it on a Gracie II frame. I am on the lookout for another one, used. I would like it for FMQ on a table. I found a used one with a GQM, but she wanted $1000 for both. I...
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