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09-26-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,346
Posted By Leonita

Ask for donations of machines. I have several I...

Ask for donations of machines. I have several I got for $5-$10. at flea markets & yard sales.
Forum: Main
07-23-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,826
Posted By Leonita

I have used several brands of thread in mine & no...

I have used several brands of thread in mine & no problems. I wounder if there is a burr or nick on foot or on the tension plate?
Forum: Main
06-16-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Leonita

Yes I have problems with craftsy. You click...

Yes I have problems with craftsy. You click download thinking you are getting the pattern of choice & something else keeps coming up. happens quite frequently & then they ask if i want to suscribe...
Forum: Main
05-22-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,601
Posted By Leonita

I stitched mine together with invisible thread...

I stitched mine together with invisible thread for a tablerunner, Used a aiz-zag stitch..I dislike handswing. (lol)
Forum: Main
03-17-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,839
Posted By Leonita

Method I learned. Sew the seam shut & if you...

Method I learned. Sew the seam shut & if you have a border untsitch that. & turn. did 3 sets & they looked nice. I can never get the seam closed nicely until I did this method. sorry I don't do...
Forum: Main
01-28-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,600
Posted By Leonita

Back it with interfacing. there is a low heat...

Back it with interfacing. there is a low heat kind available. fusible interfacing== I made panels for tree skirt & appliques & work fine
Forum: Main
01-01-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,922
Posted By Leonita

Yes I have it & it did make a difference for...

Yes I have it & it did make a difference for me.
Forum: Main
01-01-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,635
Posted By Leonita

I had same problem. Same machine. I did invest...

I had same problem. Same machine. I did invest in FMQ plate & foot. that did help.. Alos purchased the quilting/walking foot SID & I love it. It guides along so SID comes out really nice. Made a...
Forum: Main
12-17-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,918
Posted By Leonita

My daughter 7 I do 7" flannel. some flannelis...

My daughter 7 I do 7" flannel. some flannelis are wider than others. We do a lot of them & decided That was gooduse of yardage. We use 7x8, 9, or 10 depending on who quilt is for 7x8 for baby ....
Forum: Main
12-09-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By Leonita

I like thermore for wall hangings. I use 505,...

I like thermore for wall hangings. I use 505, june tailor & Sulky. No problems
Forum: Main
11-20-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By Leonita

ditto the above & if thread (of any kind ) is...

ditto the above & if thread (of any kind ) is shredding turn spool so thread feeds the opposite way. Like fish scales go with them & not against.
Forum: Main
10-12-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,834
Posted By Leonita

I use Thermore, We make a reversible table...

I use Thermore, We make a reversible table runner that uses strips. Like this the best light weight & doesn't shrink Pellon has one but was a little thin for my taste. Ok for placemats tho....
Forum: Main
10-12-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,364
Posted By Leonita

There is a book "3-fabric quilts by Leni Levenson...

There is a book "3-fabric quilts by Leni Levenson .Wiener. It has some neat ones. I bought to use for charity quilts. Made a black, yellow & white one. Was hard to give away (lol)
Forum: Main
07-30-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,376
Posted By Leonita

Janome foot pedals are notorious for doing this. ...

Janome foot pedals are notorious for doing this. Daughter even had Kenmore made by janome that did it.
Forum: Main
07-27-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Leonita

Those are pretty simple to clean & oil. Unless...

Those are pretty simple to clean & oil. Unless the belt is loose it should sew just fine. & CHANGE your needle. They do need to be oiled. * use a q-tip with oil & run around the bobbin area
Forum: Main
07-16-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,117
Posted By Leonita

Don't use metal if your machine calls for...

Don't use metal if your machine calls for plastic. You can use plastic for metal tho. The metal wears the bobbin case.
Forum: Main
07-16-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,440
Posted By Leonita

I really like the YBR have made several in...

I really like the YBR have made several in various colors & themes. the inst are a little hard at first but they do have good pics & tell you how many blocks to use. I avoid placing white/light...
Forum: Main
06-23-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,169
Posted By Leonita

I have the quilter cruise control &with the...

I have the quilter cruise control &with the Janome 1600. It leaves a lot to be desired. Had a wire that came loose & even tho hadn't used it that much had longer than warranty & they weren't very...
Forum: Main
04-14-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By Leonita

The Yelllow Brick Road pattern is one I have used...

The Yelllow Brick Road pattern is one I have used many times. Different colors, themes, etc & goes together quickly. Uses 6 fat quarters for sofa /baby size. Most quilt shop should have the pattern.
Forum: Main
03-31-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By Leonita

You don't have to pre register to attend , just...

You don't have to pre register to attend , just to take classes. It is fun & interesting. Wear comfortable shoes!!. It is smaller than one in Kc or was last year. It is worth the drive. Take...
Forum: Main
03-10-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By Leonita

Yes, Yes. Yes. Wash & pre shrink. We had bad...

Yes, Yes. Yes. Wash & pre shrink. We had bad experience with flannel. Sewed 2 together & they didn't shrink at same ratio. Had to take apart & re do.
Forum: Main
11-16-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,860
Posted By Leonita

I use organ needles for everything. sewing,...

I use organ needles for everything. sewing, quilting & embroidering, even the titanium & really like them. Also in Janome machine we have on quilting frame.
Forum: Main
11-16-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,413
Posted By Leonita

I have made it plain but could use trim around...

I have made it plain but could use trim around edge. McCalls Quick quilts had one that was divided. about 3yrs ago. Was a summer issue. They were very nice. These are very nice on round or oval...
Forum: Main
11-11-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,587
Posted By Leonita

Their are several Brothers at Walmart that sew...

Their are several Brothers at Walmart that sew beautifully. Sister & friend & I have the 6000i model Also another friend makes things for consignment shop & has one . they have a lot of features....
Forum: Main
09-18-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 45,633
Posted By Leonita

Sometimes it is just the bobbin. Sis has one...

Sometimes it is just the bobbin. Sis has one called me having problems. changed bobbin & fine. sometimes the dent in middle of bobbin wears & won't sew right. Found this out by trial & error.
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