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04-16-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,768
Posted By Shelbie

Do you have a longarmer that you could make a...

Do you have a longarmer that you could make a trade with? I quilted a couple of quilts for a guild member and she did all of my Christmas baking including Christmas cake. We were both very happy and...
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02-02-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,563
Posted By Shelbie

I need to be sitting directly in front of my...

I need to be sitting directly in front of my needle and so many cabinets have you sitting too far to the right with no way to get your chair in front because of the limited space tp put your chair....
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01-26-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,415
Posted By Shelbie

Go right ahead. I’ve often done it.

Go right ahead. I’ve often done it.
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01-26-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,212
Posted By Shelbie

Sometimes when quilts are causing frustration...

Sometimes when quilts are causing frustration it’s good to have a quilt buddy take a look and offer suggestions. Another viewpoint sometimes is the key. But then there are quilt patterns that were...
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01-25-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,462
Posted By Shelbie

I am a longarmer and use sheets all the time with...

I am a longarmer and use sheets all the time with good results. They will not wear out before the top does, damage your machine or be impossible to quilt. The quilt police may not like sheets but...
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01-24-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,754
Posted By Shelbie

I bought my Janome 6500 and hated it from Day 1....

I bought my Janome 6500 and hated it from Day 1. All the reviews claimed it was wonderful but my machine should have been painted yellow. It was finally replaced with a new machine (which was much...
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08-30-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By Shelbie

I use Organ needles and any thread as my machine...

I use Organ needles and any thread as my machine isn’t picky. I can’t get the needle threader to work and I’ve watched every video out there dozens of times! The needle threader on my Juki Exceed 600...
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07-14-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,812
Posted By Shelbie

I make continuous bias binding for all my quilts...

I make continuous bias binding for all my quilts and frequently use stripes. I use the Dread Pirate’s method which uses the entire WOF and not a square so fabric is not wasted. 28.5” of fabric will...
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06-30-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,436
Posted By Shelbie

I have to be absolutely desperate to shop at...

I have to be absolutely desperate to shop at Fabricland and I don’t buy fabric or quilting supplies there as they are extremely overpriced. Who can afford to shop there? I had to use a gift...
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06-14-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,972
Posted By Shelbie

Our Quilt Guild donates over a 100 quilts to many...

Our Quilt Guild donates over a 100 quilts to many places in our Community and many of these were tops or almost finished quilts that somebody hated. We appreciate every single one.
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04-09-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,777
Posted By Shelbie

Ours is in the loft which is the whole third...

Ours is in the loft which is the whole third floor in my friend’s house. There’s lots of space nd lots of light.
Forum: Main
04-09-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,169
Posted By Shelbie

We tried using my Juki TL98Q on a frame with a...

We tried using my Juki TL98Q on a frame with a stitch regulator. We quilted a couple of baby quilts (did a good job) but we quickly realized that this set up would be too small to handle the many...
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03-11-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By Shelbie

I agree with Cari in Oly and Cindi. Shelley...

I agree with Cari in Oly and Cindi. Shelley Rodgers' method is unique as she uses the entire WOF to make her continuous tube binding so there is no waste or any fabric to cut off. 25.5" of fabric...
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03-11-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,589
Posted By Shelbie

Our guild of 48 had two successful quilt shows in...

Our guild of 48 had two successful quilt shows in 2014 and 2017 and both made money so we are not needing funds at the present time. Our members voted to not hold one in 2020 and very few wanted to...
Forum: Main
02-24-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,022
Posted By Shelbie

Our February theme was love so each member was...

Our February theme was love so each member was asked to bring a quilt they love and a tool or tip and talk about them. It was an interesting and fun program.
Forum: Main
01-23-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,432
Posted By Shelbie

I have a whole list that I'm pretty sure that...

I have a whole list that I'm pretty sure that I'll never do, Baltimore Album, Bargello, Rag, Lone Star and anything paper pieced. All of them are too much work for me and I wouldn't even like them...
01-08-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,088
Posted By Shelbie

Would an old wool blanket from the 40’s work as a...

Would an old wool blanket from the 40’s work as a ironing board cover? My mother used this one when training for a nurse and it has been washed so many times over the years that it is well felted and...
Forum: Main
12-20-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,443
Posted By Shelbie

[email protected] located in Edmonton sells...

[email protected] located in Edmonton sells these machines and has them on sale right now. I haven't tried one yet but would like to.
Forum: Main
11-20-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By Shelbie

I use pantographs almost always when I quilt. My...

I use pantographs almost always when I quilt. My best quilting buddy and I bought an APQS Lenni in October 2016 and we have quilted more than 350 quilts. As our quilts will be used and washed...
Forum: Main
09-22-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,088
Posted By Shelbie

I have some of Marti Michell’s templates and yes...

I have some of Marti Michell’s templates and yes they can. You’ll just have to experiment and flip through some of her booklets that go with the sets again. I also have the 6.5” and 12.5” crazy quilt...
09-21-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,808
Posted By Shelbie

As I use 12.5" blocks much more frequently than...

As I use 12.5" blocks much more frequently than the 10.5" blocks that this pattern makes, I changed the measurements to use 4.5" and 3.5" squares to make the larger block I need. I love it when the...
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09-21-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,355
Posted By Shelbie

Maureen, you are not alone. The quilt was easy...

Maureen, you are not alone. The quilt was easy but the directions were not easy to follow.
Forum: Main
08-18-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,416
Posted By Shelbie

Take a good look at the APQS Lenni and your...

Take a good look at the APQS Lenni and your dealer Tracey Gardner Russell who is an expert long arm quilter extraordinaire has her studio in Oshawa Ontario. Contact her and check into her studio for...
Forum: Main
07-08-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,980
Posted By Shelbie

My best quilting buddy and I purchased a APQS...

My best quilting buddy and I purchased a APQS Lenni new in October 2016 after trying my Juki TL98Q on a small frame which just didn't have the ability to do large quilts. We had also spent almost a...
06-17-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By Shelbie

Please find a quilting group or guild who make...

Please find a quilting group or guild who make Community Outreach quilts. They would be thrilled to get your fabric or machines when you can no longer stitch.
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