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06-19-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By mshollysd

Plus, it is like Christmas morning for me to go...

Plus, it is like Christmas morning for me to go through the items and see what I can use......
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06-19-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,492
Posted By mshollysd

I do so much charity quilting that I accept...

I do so much charity quilting that I accept everything. My MIL passed last fall and she was not a quilter but a sewer so I have so much of the sewing notions that I ended up donating some of those. ...
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06-19-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By mshollysd

I have had a problem with the 70 weight pro...

I have had a problem with the 70 weight pro thread for my top thread. The 40 to 50 weights is better for my long arm then the lighter thread.
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06-19-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,640
Posted By mshollysd

I have quilted for others and quilted for myself....

I have quilted for others and quilted for myself. I just finished 10 quilts for QOV and have 30 project linus to finish...for now. My suggestion is this: If you buy a long arm, you need to learn...
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06-19-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,163
Posted By mshollysd

I made a baltimore album quilt with fusible and...

I made a baltimore album quilt with fusible and buttonholed stitched with it. It has been washed a few times and still looks fantastic. My thoughts is as long as you make sure your edges are...
06-15-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,290
Posted By mshollysd

Local Lutheran churches make quilts for "world...

Local Lutheran churches make quilts for "world Relief" and for the contact centers and women shelters.
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06-13-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,733
Posted By mshollysd

2.5 years ago I bought a Pfaff 18.8 ftrom them...

2.5 years ago I bought a Pfaff 18.8 ftrom them and free shipping and zero interest for my 4 year payments. The price is what what got to me, because I paid 5k for the machine and frame. I spent a...
04-23-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,617
Posted By mshollysd

I bought a featherweight this year and love it...

I bought a featherweight this year and love it for taking to guild quilting sessions. Can't believe that I went all these years without it.
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04-23-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,735
Posted By mshollysd

I just thought I would comment that when I work...

I just thought I would comment that when I work on something for someone, I have downloaded from Longarm university the contract that the website owner suggested. It is the best $25 I spent in my...
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04-23-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By mshollysd

I always use different threads from top and...

I always use different threads from top and bottom....My machine loves 70 weight superior threads bottom line, or so fine.........for the bottom thread. The top thread is any kind of 40-50 weight...
05-21-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,519
Posted By mshollysd

The trick is soaking for longer time when needed....

The trick is soaking for longer time when needed. I got some great vintage blocks from another member here that were stained and yellowed. I soaked in Oxyclean with a bucket, every day I would...
Forum: Main
05-01-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By mshollysd

Thank you for all the suggestions. I heard there...

Thank you for all the suggestions. I heard there was a longarmer north of Elizabeth City, so didn't know if she had a shop too.
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04-23-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By mshollysd

Quilt shops in NE North Carolina? Moving there this summer.

We are moving to Elizabeth City NC, and driving around, I didn't find any quilt shops in the city. Does anyone know of any in that area? Someone did tell me there was a long arm quilter north of...
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03-17-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,185
Posted By mshollysd

I agree with Debbie, I long arm, and if there is...

I agree with Debbie, I long arm, and if there is a place where I am not happy with, that shows up, I rip out just that and even on my short arm, can stitch to make it better. If shet hates the whole...
03-10-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,840
Posted By mshollysd

I do have too much as stash, however when I...

I do have too much as stash, however when I organize, I put into tubs that fabric that is calling out for charity quilts, and when people give me cordoroy, I make school bags for my church. I think...
03-10-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,030
Posted By mshollysd

i longarm and don't get to piece much (except...

i longarm and don't get to piece much (except when the machine is in the shop), I have a droid and honestly, I have a hard time downloading any apps, let alone an app to keep my stash. I think it...
Forum: Main
02-22-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,933
Posted By mshollysd

I love their fabric. I have purchased backings,...

I love their fabric. I have purchased backings, and I always watch their clearance sale, which sometimes can get the fabric for $3 a yard. Everything washes good and I don't see any difference.
Forum: Main
02-19-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By mshollysd

I long arm for QOV, and it is a very wonderful...

I long arm for QOV, and it is a very wonderful program. I have about 5 tops in my workroom that are to be done. I usually just volunteer for 1 a month since I am full time working, but be careful...
02-16-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,883
Posted By mshollysd

3 season porch turned into 4 season

We bought our house with ta 3 season porch, which was a deck that they put fiberglass roof over it. It leaked like a sieve and so we changed the flat roof to a rubber roof, which doesn't leak. We...
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02-12-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,488
Posted By mshollysd

Tshirts being fully cotton, would work either...

Tshirts being fully cotton, would work either way, In my church, we use old sheets as batting for our quilts that go overseas, that I would think if you put tshirts together, they would work just...
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02-06-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By mshollysd

I like the prewound bobbins "L" from Superior...

I like the prewound bobbins "L" from Superior threads, they also have M for my long arm. They are cardboard around the outside so they are tossable. I haven't had any troubles with either.
Forum: Main
01-19-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,815
Posted By mshollysd

I have kept a hand quilted red/white full size...

I have kept a hand quilted red/white full size quilt I finished in 1991, (it only took 7 years) and a Baltimore Album quilt that I made a year or two ago, the rest either my children have received,...
Forum: Main
01-19-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,960
Posted By mshollysd

Just a thought, whether you sell them or donate...

Just a thought, whether you sell them or donate them, do what makes YOU happy. Some people have given their fabric to me, and I have made some beautiful quilts that I donate to Quilt of Valor. ...
Forum: Main
01-17-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By mshollysd

Ups and it cost us 75 bucks but they paid...

Ups and it cost us 75 bucks but they paid shipping coming back
Forum: Main
01-17-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By mshollysd

If I was allowed to buy a new machine, I would...

If I was allowed to buy a new machine, I would buy a Bernette, $150 at our local store and light weight, you can take it to quilting groups and it is almost feather light. Good brand., However since...
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