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Forum: Pictures
08-07-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Rhonda K

Great job with the tote. I just saw that pattern...

Great job with the tote. I just saw that pattern recently and thought it would be fun.

I don’t think it matters about the zipper direction. It will be fine.
07-30-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 37,473
Posted By Rhonda K

I have been on a clean streak today. There were...

I have been on a clean streak today. There were fabrics that needed re-folding and put back into categories. The closet looks much better now. The ironing station is cleaned off too!
Forum: Main
07-29-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By Rhonda K

Are you using the clear or smoke color? I...

Are you using the clear or smoke color?

I would find a neutral or blending color thread in another brand or Glide. There are smaller cones available in many of the colors. I use embroidery thread...
07-26-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By Rhonda K

Look here. Lots of information and tutorials. ...

Look here. Lots of information and tutorials.

https://www.patemeadows.com
Forum: Main
07-25-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Rhonda K

Sounds like a perfect plan! Enjoy your new...

Sounds like a perfect plan! Enjoy your new machine!
Forum: Main
07-25-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,327
Posted By Rhonda K

Re-check your squaring up technique. I see...

Re-check your squaring up technique.

I see that the "diagonal line" of the ruler is not going through the first white square (upper right side) at the point.

Tilt the ruler so it on the...
Forum: Main
07-25-2022, 04:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By Rhonda K

Color Code Guide for type and size ...

Color Code Guide for type and size

https://www.schmetzneedles.com/pages/sewing-machine-needle-color-code-chart


Tracker

https://www.schmetzneedles.com/products/mypad
Forum: Main
07-24-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By Rhonda K

Will all the thread fit in one box or will you...

Will all the thread fit in one box or will you need two of them?

I customize dry erase board with golf tees to store embroidery threads. I will make another board to store smaller spools some day....
Forum: Main
07-24-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By Rhonda K

I put the opened pack of needles in the top grove...

I put the opened pack of needles in the top grove of the machine. There is a perfect indentation spot for the needle pack and an extra bobbin. Typically, the needle is a micro-tex 80/12 in the...
Forum: Main
07-22-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Rhonda K

I usually attach the label and then wash the...

I usually attach the label and then wash the quilt.

The label is placed in the corner of the quilt and two corners of binding are sewn over the label. I only have to hand stitch two sides of the...
Forum: Main
07-21-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By Rhonda K

Too cute! Does she fold the fabric “on...

Too cute!

Does she fold the fabric “on grain”?
Forum: Main
07-20-2022, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By Rhonda K

You can probably cut 8 quantity of 5 inch squares...

You can probably cut 8 quantity of 5 inch squares across the WOF.

You use 2 squares of background and 2 squares of scraps for each 4 Patch block. Each WOF background cut would make 4 blocks of 4...
Forum: Main
07-18-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Rhonda K

Great idea to change the bobbin case.

Great idea to change the bobbin case.
Forum: Main
07-18-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,412
Posted By Rhonda K

I like how it looks with the navy and brown...

I like how it looks with the navy and brown borders. The brown sets off the sashing strips and the block design.
Forum: Main
07-18-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,750
Posted By Rhonda K

There was probably a typo in the amount of fabric...

There was probably a typo in the amount of fabric needed. Perhaps just a slip of the fingers on the key board. Most likely a correction was printed for the pattern.
Forum: Main
07-15-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Rhonda K

Take the needle out and replace with a new...

Take the needle out and replace with a new needle.

Even if you have just put in a new needle, change it. The needle could be bent.

I took the plates off my machine and you are right about the...
Forum: Main
07-10-2022, 11:03 AM
Forum: Pictures
07-08-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,225
Posted By Rhonda K

Your quilt is beautiful with the borders. Funny...

Your quilt is beautiful with the borders. Funny how we learn things by doing ... or UN-doing. Glad you finished and posted the pics. Thank you!
Forum: Main
07-05-2022, 04:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By Rhonda K

Yardage is ruler folded with a 6.5 inch wide...

Yardage is ruler folded with a 6.5 inch wide ruler and stacked on the shelves. It is organized into categories or themes. Christmas, Children, Holiday, Batiks, etc. I also store the fabrics from...
Forum: Main
07-05-2022, 04:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,995
Posted By Rhonda K

Agree to draw it out on paper to get an idea of...

Agree to draw it out on paper to get an idea of the blocks and placements. Lots of patterns for star quilt blocks with different options. Try a search for 2012 quilt magazines. You will be able to...
07-01-2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,862
Posted By Rhonda K

Look at that cutie!

Look at that cutie!
Forum: Main
07-01-2022, 05:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,091
Posted By Rhonda K

The look will change with bigger blocks. Think...

The look will change with bigger blocks. Think about scale. On a larger-sized quilt bigger blocks look fine.
Small blocks across a king may look very busy.
Forum: Main
06-29-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By Rhonda K

I hang large pieces of yardage over the shower...

I hang large pieces of yardage over the shower curtain. Spray with starch and let dry.

The other option, is to sub cut the yardage before starching. There may be a little fabric waste. It is worth...
Forum: Main
06-26-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By Rhonda K

Let the starch dry first. I put the starched...

Let the starch dry first. I put the starched fabric in the dryer or hang outside.

The fabric can be damp and then ironed.
Forum: Main
06-24-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,162
Posted By Rhonda K

There is a folding cardboard grid. I have used...

There is a folding cardboard grid. I have used one on the dining table to protect it. It can be found in the cutting mat section usually.
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