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04-19-2019, 10:42 PM
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Views: 2,033
Posted By JJBlaine

I have the Eversewn Hero, and I love it! I...

I have the Eversewn Hero, and I love it! I haven't done QAYG, but I have no trouble with fmq. It is only $530 on Amazon.
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03-26-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,733
Posted By JJBlaine

When I used to teach quilting classes, I would...

When I used to teach quilting classes, I would charge $10 per hour per student. I would cancel the class if I did not have at least 6. So a 3 hour class would be $30. Of that, the shop kept half, and...
Forum: Pictures
03-25-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,046
Posted By JJBlaine

I am amazed that you did this all by hand. I love...

I am amazed that you did this all by hand. I love how scrappies can look not-so-great as they are being pieced, yet somehow, almost like magic, once they are all put together, they look awesome.
03-24-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 53,965
Posted By JJBlaine

610627 The tricky part was...

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The tricky part was getting the dimensions right--my glove box is shorter and more narrow in the back, and there's an odd angle where the door is. I slid larger pieces of...
03-23-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By JJBlaine

Not sure if this applies to your machine, but I...

Not sure if this applies to your machine, but I found that with my 99K, I had to track down original vintage bobbins. The new size 15's I bought did not fit on the winder at all, and caused all kinds...
03-22-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 53,965
Posted By JJBlaine

A few days ago, I cleaned out my glove box, and...

A few days ago, I cleaned out my glove box, and just couldn't see shoving stuff all back in there, so I came up with this with fabric from my stash:

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03-22-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,305
Posted By JJBlaine

I have a FQ of a frog fabric I can send your way....

I have a FQ of a frog fabric I can send your way. Send me a PM with your Mailing info.
Forum: Main
03-22-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,788
Posted By JJBlaine

Once upon a time, when I was a new quilter, I...

Once upon a time, when I was a new quilter, I learned backings had to be a single print of yardage that coordinated with the front I was told that machine quilters did not like the extra bulk of...
Forum: Main
03-20-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,697
Posted By JJBlaine

I think you are off to a great start---your...

I think you are off to a great start---your quilting looks much nicer than my first attempt at fmq. After my 3rd or 4th quilt, I remember how confused my mother was when she saw how excited I was...
Forum: Pictures
03-19-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,609
Posted By JJBlaine

What a fun and fabulous quilt!

What a fun and fabulous quilt!
03-19-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 149,787
Posted By JJBlaine

I'm having a fabulous fabric moratorium this...

I'm having a fabulous fabric moratorium this month. I went to Joann's yesterday, browsed the fabric, found nothing I needed, and walked out with only the buttons I needed. Then I went to Hobby Lobby,...
Forum: Main
03-19-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,093
Posted By JJBlaine

We all have to chose what UFO means to us...

We all have to chose what UFO means to us individually. For me, if I have specific fabric and pattern set aside for a project, it counts as started. A quilt is complete when it is completely quilted...
03-19-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 53,965
Posted By JJBlaine

When I can no longer see my desk under mounds of...

When I can no longer see my desk under mounds of mail and paper, I have a terrible habit of just tossing everything into a box to "deal with later". Today, I set the shredder and a trash can next to...
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03-17-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,093
Posted By JJBlaine

Years ago, I took a lot of classes either to...

Years ago, I took a lot of classes either to learn a technique, because the instructor was a well known quilter I wanted to learn from, or because a quilting buddy wanted company. As a result, I...
Forum: Main
03-17-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,994
Posted By JJBlaine

I had hoped to make more progress on my strippy...

I had hoped to make more progress on my strippy triangles today, but I just could not get going. I didn't want the day to be a total loss, so I remembered I had purchased a collection of embroidery...
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03-16-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,994
Posted By JJBlaine

Thank you. I think I'm going to do a narrow inner...

Thank you. I think I'm going to do a narrow inner border in the black, then a wide scrappy border to the edge, but I haven't figured out what border design to use
Forum: Main
03-15-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,994
Posted By JJBlaine

After my last update, I realized I need to read...

After my last update, I realized I need to read my notes better, lol...I "forgot" I enlarged the pattern so that my blocks are 20", so I only need 12 blocks total (20 if I decide to go with a bigger...
Forum: Main
03-15-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,994
Posted By JJBlaine

Not too bad on my VQW so far. So far, I have...

Not too bad on my VQW so far. So far, I have completed another dozen strippy triangles, and just need 16 more. Unless I later decide I need an additional 40.

I'm working on BH's Fair and Square...
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03-14-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,994
Posted By JJBlaine

How I love VQW's, seeing everyone's projects, and...

How I love VQW's, seeing everyone's projects, and am always amazed at how much everyone gets done. Even though my wrist is healing, I still cannot use a rotary cutter, and scissors only sparingly. I...
03-13-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,443
Posted By JJBlaine

"Call the Midwife"- would be my top...

"Call the Midwife"- would be my top recommendation. I'm not sure exactly what I expected, but liking this show was a surprise. The characters development is excellent, and I became quite attached....
03-05-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 103,308
Posted By JJBlaine

If my wrist heals up enough, I'd like to fmq an...

If my wrist heals up enough, I'd like to fmq an almost-king-sized Thimble berries quilt and finish a string/crumb quilt inspired by BH's Fair and Square quilt.
Forum: Main
03-04-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By JJBlaine

I always had trouble getting fusible to stick...

I always had trouble getting fusible to stick evenly and consistently, until I started using a wet press cloth. When I'm using, fusible. I put a bowl of water next to the ironing board, completely...
Forum: Main
03-03-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,439
Posted By JJBlaine

If you use Swagbucks, there is an offer for $3...

If you use Swagbucks, there is an offer for $3 cash back to sign up, and an additional $12 if you stay subscribed past the first month.

I haven't used BluPrint myself, so I can't offer any input...
02-28-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 53,965
Posted By JJBlaine

I had just such a piece of elastic sitting in my...

I had just such a piece of elastic sitting in my sewing box for at least 5 years...just this month I finally used it in diapers for my new grandson! :D
02-28-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 149,787
Posted By JJBlaine

This thread, with it's slips as well as successes...

This thread, with it's slips as well as successes is even more of an influence than I realized.

Two days ago, I was in the craft store looking for a sheet of plastic canvas I need for a project,...
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