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Forum: Main
04-17-2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By Grammahunt

Air erasable markers

Nancy Zieman products sold an air erasable pen that worked great. It was pink and had a large nub on one end and a fine nub on the other end. I loved those pens but cannot find a like product. I...
Forum: Main
03-21-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By Grammahunt

Yes! You paid for both sides, why not use both...

Yes! You paid for both sides, why not use both sides? This is a great technique for shading fabrics.
Forum: Main
03-06-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,761
Posted By Grammahunt

The smaller the needle and thread, the smaller...

The smaller the needle and thread, the smaller the stitches will be. This in a matching thread makes them almost invisible.
I use The Bottom Line thread by Libby Lehman and an applique needle. ...
Forum: Main
12-06-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,854
Posted By Grammahunt

It is important to remember the smaller the...

It is important to remember the smaller the needle the smaller the stitch. When doing EPP I find the smaller, finer stitches lay better. This may or may not be the problem, but it is worth looking...
Forum: Main
09-29-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,958
Posted By Grammahunt

My sewing room is in the basement. Every spring...

My sewing room is in the basement. Every spring through fall I hang a product called DampRid in my sewing room and throughout this level in our home. DampRid comes in several different forms. It...
Forum: Main
09-10-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,562
Posted By Grammahunt

Sounds like a wonderful trip! I am so happy for...

Sounds like a wonderful trip! I am so happy for you.

Quiltwoman44 doesn't mention who she says took over whom, nor what location/business has no humans. Needs clarification.
Forum: Main
08-18-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,283
Posted By Grammahunt

That is gorgeous!!

That is gorgeous!!
Forum: Main
07-20-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,377
Posted By Grammahunt

I had a neighbor one time whose mother told her...

I had a neighbor one time whose mother told her there was no scrap too small to keep. I was new to quilting, so I started keeping everything. Eventually I ended up with three very large tubs of...
Forum: Main
07-13-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By Grammahunt

Thank you everyone. Perfect. Grammahunt

Thank you everyone. Perfect.

Grammahunt
Forum: Main
06-27-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By Grammahunt

Sweet 16 Stitch Regulator Table

Hello again!
Does anyone here use the new HandiQuilter Sweet 16 table with the built in stitch regulator? How does it work compared to the Tru Stitch??

I am using a HQ Sweet 16 with the Tru...
Forum: Main
05-31-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Grammahunt

Singer 5050 C

My granddaughter has inherited a Singer 5050 C from her other grandmother. She has asked me to teach her how to use it (other grandmother passed away).

Does anyone own this machine or have advice...
Forum: Main
05-07-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Grammahunt

Looking for a source for the pink air erasable markers

I really loved those pink air erasable markers. They were thick on one end and fine on the other. The marks were gone quickly and never returned. I cannot find them anywhere. Are they a thing of...
Forum: Main
02-12-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Grammahunt

Yes. It is my math and my typing errors! This...

Yes. It is my math and my typing errors! This is why I needed help.
The formula is to double the first and subtract 1/2 inch.
It works and I'm almost ready to put together a king size charity...
Forum: Main
02-12-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,366
Posted By Grammahunt

Just binding gets my vote. Nice job as it does...

Just binding gets my vote. Nice job as it does look good both ways.
Forum: Main
02-10-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Grammahunt

Thank you, I got my response. My husband the...

Thank you, I got my response. My husband the math wizard (I'm the speller, he is the mathematician) came along at just the right time and helped me figure out a chart I could use. I hope this helps...
Forum: Main
02-10-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Grammahunt

Looking for a Scrap squares chart

I've cut some donated scraps into squares. Now I have a whole lot of fabric squares and I want to simply sew them together to make charity quilts.
Somewhere I have seen a chart that tells me what...
Forum: Main
01-03-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By Grammahunt

I sew on a HQ Sweet 16 sit down. To my left is a...

I sew on a HQ Sweet 16 sit down. To my left is a Horn Quilter's dream sewing table in which I usually keep the sewing machine part down. It comes with a cover to make a flat table when not using a...
Forum: Main
01-03-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,992
Posted By Grammahunt

I painted all my walls the whitest white I could...

I painted all my walls the whitest white I could find. My thinking was that color on the walls might reflect on fabric and change the way I perceived the color. Also that there would be plenty of...
Forum: Main
01-03-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By Grammahunt

Thank you Joe'sMom for asking the question and...

Thank you Joe'sMom for asking the question and Julienm1 for the links. I've always had a problem with qst dimensions.

My friend and I made a raffle quilt for our local Commission on Aging that...
Forum: Main
01-03-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,605
Posted By Grammahunt

I do this when I am making hst. Other than hst...

I do this when I am making hst. Other than hst it would put the ratio of the pieces out of whack. Although you would still end up with the correct size block none of your pattern's seems would line...
Forum: Main
11-30-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,688
Posted By Grammahunt

Carol Doak also has free block online. Try...

Carol Doak also has free block online. Try before you buy. I'm sure you will like it. Drafting your own paper piecing patterns is fun and easy also.

https://www.caroldoak.com/free-quilt-patterns
Forum: Main
11-13-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By Grammahunt

The sit down quilt machines are the same long arm...

The sit down quilt machines are the same long arm machine heads and do not have feed-dogs. Without feed dogs they could not do a zig zag stitch. Sorry, I think you are out of luck.

Conversely,...
Forum: Main
11-11-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,505
Posted By Grammahunt

Machines have personalities all their own,. I...

Machines have personalities all their own,. I have a machine (HV Designer SE) that does not like Coats and Clarks, yet my other HV (Diamond) sews it with ease. My HandiQuilter 710 is picky about...
Forum: Main
11-10-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By Grammahunt

Drawer handles and doorknobs

Has anyone made their own drawer handles for their sewing room? I need 24 but don't want to break the bank.
How well do little bobbins work as knobs?
Forum: Main
10-27-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,633
Posted By Grammahunt

I'm sure everyone has their own ideas on this...

I'm sure everyone has their own ideas on this issue. The BEST advice I got when I was scared to death of free motion is this:
"JUST DO IT!". I created a practice sandwich and went at it. When I...
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