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12-05-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,915
Posted By Sewnoma

If you twist it together after threading the...

If you twist it together after threading the first time, you can drag the end back through the eye by pulling some of the already threaded thread back out.

I feel like that sentence made no sense...
Forum: Main
12-05-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,270
Posted By Sewnoma

If you can hold out for an expo, often there are...

If you can hold out for an expo, often there are "expo prices" that are a good deal.

I recently bought a Bernina Q20 and was able to get "expo pricing" on it even though the expo in question was...
12-05-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,566
Posted By Sewnoma

Ooh, is it flannel? It looks like a very cozy...

Ooh, is it flannel? It looks like a very cozy winter shirt! What a wonderful gift.

Are you accepting applications for more daughters? Just asking... :D
Forum: Main
12-05-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,270
Posted By Sewnoma

I am so grateful that my credit union offers auto...

I am so grateful that my credit union offers auto buying services for free to Members. DH & I haven't dealt with a car salesman in years!

Too bad they don't offer sew-ing machine buying services...
Forum: Main
12-05-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,933
Posted By Sewnoma

:D (this is unnecessary text added to...

:D

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Forum: Main
12-05-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,270
Posted By Sewnoma

It seems that younger people in particular (and...

It seems that younger people in particular (and middle aged people like myself) are more and more using their phones and PC's for shopping - I wonder if sew-ing ma-chine dealers/manufacturers will...
12-04-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,773
Posted By Sewnoma

I guess I am left feeling bad for people who are...

I guess I am left feeling bad for people who are so limited in their outlook that they really believe there's only one way to do something and anybody doing anything else is somehow wrong. These...
Forum: Main
12-01-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,368
Posted By Sewnoma

You should be fine - if the pin does seem a bit...

You should be fine - if the pin does seem a bit stuck, just give it a twist and the rotation should break it free and let you slip it right out.

The glue gets kind of crispy when it's dry, it...
Forum: Main
12-01-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,629
Posted By Sewnoma

That's essentially my basting method too, except...

That's essentially my basting method too, except I use Elmer's and a warm iron to hurry it along.
12-01-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Sewnoma

Same experience, same question. The QB...

Same experience, same question.

The QB owners must be having financial troubles, or perhaps winding up to sell the site. Ads are obviously the #1 priority of this forum, not the quilters.

Such...
12-01-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,756
Posted By Sewnoma

Its one of the ads here, for sure. Not anybody's...

Its one of the ads here, for sure. Not anybody's iPad. There are ads that can hijack the browser and one has gotten into the rotation on QB.
12-01-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Sewnoma

QB should have some say with Google about the...

QB should have some say with Google about the types of ads that come through.

Or, you know, QB could reduce the incredible number of ads that are plastered all over the place. Just a thought.
11-30-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,773
Posted By Sewnoma

I didn't mean to imply I get too inventive during...

I didn't mean to imply I get too inventive during class. I'm all over the place, but in class I try to be a good citizen and follow along.

Besides, if I don't listen long enough to understand...
11-30-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,149
Posted By Sewnoma

I'm inclined to agree. Any business - if you...

I'm inclined to agree. Any business - if you don't keep up with what's new, you're going to be left behind at some point. Someone else will be up to date and have fresh new items in the shop, and...
11-30-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,773
Posted By Sewnoma

You sound just like me! If someone tells me,...

You sound just like me! If someone tells me, "There are two ways of doing this...", my very first impulse is to figure out what the third way to do it is!

I usually enjoy classes and don't let a...
Forum: Main
11-30-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,783
Posted By Sewnoma

IMO it's the bulb that's critical, not the lamp...

IMO it's the bulb that's critical, not the lamp itself.

I bought LED bulbs from Amazon for my sewing room and put them into a bunch of regular old lamps (literally old, I love vintage brass...
Forum: Main
11-30-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,609
Posted By Sewnoma

My grandmother had a corduroy patchwork quilt...

My grandmother had a corduroy patchwork quilt she'd made - corduroy patches on the front and really soft velour on the back that was brought around as the binding. I loved that quilt in the winter -...
Forum: Main
11-30-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,471
Posted By Sewnoma

I believe that Bernina is the only one of the...

I believe that Bernina is the only one of the major sewing machine manufacturers that is still owned by the original family. I don't know if they make machines for other companies or contract out...
Forum: Main
11-29-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,092
Posted By Sewnoma

Yes - Janome calls it "Acufeed" or "Acufeed flex"...

Yes - Janome calls it "Acufeed" or "Acufeed flex" - I'm not clear on the difference between the two. My 6600 has it; I expect most machines "higher" than that one will have it. (The 6500 does not)
Forum: Main
11-29-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,811
Posted By Sewnoma

Oh how FUN!! My niece is very interested but...

Oh how FUN!!

My niece is very interested but unfortunately I don't live close enough to really take her under my wing. She has already informed me (when she was 8, and she was very serious) that...
Forum: Main
11-29-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,894
Posted By Sewnoma

I'll add one more - don't wear really strong...

I'll add one more - don't wear really strong fragrance! I think a lot of older ladies can't smell how strong their perfume is - I've attended classes that made me feel like I was going to be ill...
Forum: Main
11-29-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By Sewnoma

I've heard that some longarmers don't like doing...

I've heard that some longarmers don't like doing batiks, but I don't think that's an "everybody" thing.

I've put flannel backs on quilts that had batiks in the top. I'm not sure if I've ever done...
Forum: Main
11-28-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,964
Posted By Sewnoma

The gifts you buy yourself are the best! ...

The gifts you buy yourself are the best!

I've bought myself a few things this year, that I know DH will never think of. Nothing as exciting as a Sashiko, though!

I'll be interested to hear...
11-28-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Sewnoma

Same here. Ads everywhere. I also really...

Same here. Ads everywhere. I also really dislike when words within my post (or worse, within a post title) become an ad.

I know QB is not a real community and is a for-profit entity, but it's...
Forum: Main
11-28-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,615
Posted By Sewnoma

I have a small translucent cutting mat that I use...

I have a small translucent cutting mat that I use over my regular (olllld) light box.
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