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08-07-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,102
Posted By Tashana

Kona whites are nice. I use them all the time. ...

Kona whites are nice. I use them all the time. Lately I started using a slightly off white/cream so that I can use my natural batting. I think I will be permanently switching to this shade.
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08-06-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By Tashana

I believe that you can enter as many quilts as...

I believe that you can enter as many quilts as you want, and it costs $30 dollars for up to three quilts. I have one top finished, and I am currently working on two. I planned on entering whatever I...
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08-06-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By Tashana

It costs $30 to enter up to three quilts. All you...

It costs $30 to enter up to three quilts. All you need to do in the first round is send pictures. If they like what they see, then you need to send your quilt. The total number of quilts is not that...
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08-06-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,609
Posted By Tashana

The best advice I can give you is the one that...

The best advice I can give you is the one that saved me countless hours of grief. HandiQuilter has a video for long armers called TNT - treads, needles and tension. It is my mantra! If you always use...
Forum: Main
08-05-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By Tashana

I am an individual member of the MQG. $25...

I am an individual member of the MQG. $25 membership has already paid off for me through doing all the webinars the gild puts on. Non-members pay $10 to participate. Also, I am thinking of entering...
Forum: Main
08-05-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,423
Posted By Tashana

I use everything that matches the project I am...

I use everything that matches the project I am making - cotton scraps, my husbands old silk ties, whatever I see fit. I also embroider it with everything from silk ribbon to cotton floss. Crazy...
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08-04-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,062
Posted By Tashana

I told my kids to never touch my rotary cutter,...

I told my kids to never touch my rotary cutter, EVER! So, one day my daughter was sitting right next to my sewing box and I see her bleeding from her finger. I asked her if she touched the rotary...
Forum: Main
08-01-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Tashana

The best video for long arm is TNT (threads,...

The best video for long arm is TNT (threads, needle, tension) by HandiQuilter. You can view it on the YouTube or on th HQ web site. I hate trouble shooting bobbin problems. Good luck!
Forum: Main
08-01-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Tashana

There are instructions for many things EQ7...

There are instructions for many things EQ7 related posted here on QB in plain and understandable English. Just Enter EQ or Electric Quilt in the search.
Forum: Main
08-01-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By Tashana

I cannot quilt or sew without fabric, thread,...

I cannot quilt or sew without fabric, thread, needle and some kind of cutting implement. Everything lease is added bonus :-)
Forum: Main
08-01-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,687
Posted By Tashana

First of all, there are no dumb questions, just...

First of all, there are no dumb questions, just dumb answers :-)
the quilt is yours, you can do whatever it pleases you to do and what matches your esthetic. If you are a beginner, you will notice...
Forum: Main
08-01-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Tashana

With the sit down longarm/mid arm you are getting...

With the sit down longarm/mid arm you are getting more harp space - more space in which to move the quilt sandwich. You are still fighting the bulk of the quilt no matter what. However, there are...
Forum: Main
07-31-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,364
Posted By Tashana

Why not use wool or quilters dream poly? They are...

Why not use wool or quilters dream poly? They are very worm and light. P
Forum: Main
07-31-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Tashana

Stabilizer - various kinds and thicknesses; used...

Stabilizer - various kinds and thicknesses; used to stabilize fabric for embroidery
Webbing - it looks almost like pressed fine fiber. It is used for fusing fabrics together. It takes getting used...
Forum: Main
07-31-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,116
Posted By Tashana

i heard stories like yours from other quilters,...

i heard stories like yours from other quilters, but honestly, it never happened to me. I use poly thread for piecing and iron it on cotton setting and it has never melted. This and other stories was...
Forum: Main
07-30-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,116
Posted By Tashana

Quilting myths or preference?

While I like using cotton fabric in my quilts, I am very partial to quality polyester thread. Compared when I quilted with cotton, I have way less breakage issues, and cleaning the lint from my...
Forum: Main
07-30-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,748
Posted By Tashana

Well...I know a way around that problem - become...

Well...I know a way around that problem - become a dealer yourself :)
Many moons ago my mother in law found herself living in remote parts of British Columbia with no sewing machine repairmen for...
Forum: Main
07-29-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,748
Posted By Tashana

That is one smooth machine. I tried it at the AQS...

That is one smooth machine. I tried it at the AQS Lancaster show and I was quite impressed, and I am not easily impressed. Good luck and happy quilting!
Forum: Main
07-28-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,115
Posted By Tashana

I have, love it, would not trade it for anything...

I have, love it, would not trade it for anything :) I got mine at JoAnns at when they had it on special for $200. After my machines, that is the best purchase I ever made. I own only the basic blocks...
Forum: Main
07-27-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,162
Posted By Tashana

You may not have Elmer's but I bet you have...

You may not have Elmer's but I bet you have washable non toxic school glue of some kind. What do young children use - non toxic washable glue. Buy one and try it on a pice of scrap. Let it dry,...
Forum: Main
07-27-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,507
Posted By Tashana

What you can do is faux knife edge binding. It is...

What you can do is faux knife edge binding. It is a proffered method for wall hangings and art pieces if you do not want to do the tricky but wonderful knife edge binding. This is what you do. You...
Forum: Main
07-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By Tashana

I was in a similar position in which you are...

I was in a similar position in which you are today. In the end, I did not get the computerized machine due to its cost and the fact that I love free motion quilting, BUT here are some thoughts I had...
Forum: Main
07-23-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,559
Posted By Tashana

I used to be a very spartan quilter, two rulers,...

I used to be a very spartan quilter, two rulers, mechanical machine, no gadgets. Now I have a high tech computerized machine, and no, I would never go back, and I own an acuquilt. It takes no time to...
07-07-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,036
Posted By Tashana

The machine used is the Brother InnovIS. It is...

The machine used is the Brother InnovIS. It is almost identical to the one I have, except mine is Babylock Symphony. Great machine with loads of decorative stitches perfect for crazy quilting.
Forum: Main
07-05-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,669
Posted By Tashana

Look up the quilt called America, Let it Shine....

Look up the quilt called America, Let it Shine. Try to find a better picture of its back. It is incredible.
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