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11-13-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,292
Posted By jitkaau

Yes, I've tried to download a number of times but...

Yes, I've tried to download a number of times but it does not finish. Tells me there is an unknown error and that is it. Plenty of memory, so it puzzles me.
11-05-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,494
Posted By jitkaau

Nancy Zieman and Kaye Wood each have videos on...

Nancy Zieman and Kaye Wood each have videos on serger quilts. They are a good introduction for you. I sew on my serger more than I use my machines. I can do a nice chain stitch as variation to...
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11-01-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,738
Posted By jitkaau

Even more old - fashioned than fussy cutting with...

Even more old - fashioned than fussy cutting with a rotary cutter is using a template, adding a quarter inch seam allowance and cutting with scissors.
10-22-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,346
Posted By jitkaau

I am surprised that you say they are good...

I am surprised that you say they are good natured. Any bantams that I have encountered have been territorial and cranky little things. They are cute a lay a perfectly formed , miniature egg. Silkies...
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10-22-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,269
Posted By jitkaau

In my opinion, rayon thread is not strong enough...

In my opinion, rayon thread is not strong enough nor always colourfast. If it was good quality rayon, I would have a different opinion.
I think the rayon could be used for surface embroidery but not...
10-13-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,603
Posted By jitkaau

I think it depends on the style of embroidery you...

I think it depends on the style of embroidery you are going to do - hardanger, cross stitch, blackwork, Swedish darning, drawn thread, stump work, cut work, crewel..etc.etc. more info. needed. Also,...
10-12-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By jitkaau

Nancy Zieman gives lots of how to videos on...

Nancy Zieman gives lots of how to videos on Sewing With Nanct and Baby Lock also has a good instructional site.
10-06-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,337
Posted By jitkaau

If it looked like Victorian terratso tiling I...

If it looked like Victorian terratso tiling I think it would be great. Lots of houses in Oz have verandahs covered in this sort of tiling. They look great, are cool especially with water thrown on...
10-06-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,727
Posted By jitkaau

Babylock. Best buy I ever made. Sew on it every...

Babylock. Best buy I ever made. Sew on it every day and had one service after 10 years. Still going strongly.
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10-06-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,229
Posted By jitkaau

If you haven't had success posting photos, try...

If you haven't had success posting photos, try checking the size of the file you are trying to upload. You need to make the file smaller and hopefully you may have success. Hope this is all that is...
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10-06-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,070
Posted By jitkaau

If it's not for a competition, I would not worry...

If it's not for a competition, I would not worry about it. Looks sufficiently quirky to get away with it.
10-02-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,661
Posted By jitkaau

"Have a nice day" and "you know" come to mind....

"Have a nice day" and "you know" come to mind. Especially irritated by four letter words being used as adjectives by the linguistically challenged.
09-21-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By jitkaau

Cover a few coat hangers with it. They could be...

Cover a few coat hangers with it. They could be adult or baby or a mixture. They will be a constant reminder and could protect special outfits.
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09-19-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,818
Posted By jitkaau

Dead easy to just cut squares and do 9 patch. No...

Dead easy to just cut squares and do 9 patch. No need for a pattern so long as your measurements are consistent.
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09-19-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,524
Posted By jitkaau

Once a month I get together with friends to sew....

Once a month I get together with friends to sew. It is only one day out of the month so I don't care if I get nothing done because it is very stimulating to be introduced to different ideas. We...
09-16-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,013
Posted By jitkaau

Too much odious comparison is not good if you...

Too much odious comparison is not good if you want to improve and make better quilts. Let's face it, we all generally improve with practice. If you genuinely think the other quilts are of better...
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09-13-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,034
Posted By jitkaau

This is a crazy patch pattern. You sew scraps of...

This is a crazy patch pattern. You sew scraps of varied coloured material onto a plain background square in a random pattern. They look good if you use a variety of materials and textures as well as...
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09-07-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,059
Posted By jitkaau

Anything that is of good quality is fine to use...

Anything that is of good quality is fine to use in my book. The minute one starts tonuse cheap quality of anything, one is sorry.
09-06-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,312
Posted By jitkaau

[QUOTE=quiltsRfun;7307288]At what point do you...

[QUOTE=quiltsRfun;7307288]At what point do you think she gave up?[/QUOTE
Same piece of footage put on a loop made a funny clip.
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09-06-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,716
Posted By jitkaau

My place came with them already installed. I got...

My place came with them already installed. I got used to my old mother telling me to turn off the light all of the time. They don"t heat up the room like a conservatory does and they are quite...
08-24-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,863
Posted By jitkaau

I explained to a telephone marketer that they...

I explained to a telephone marketer that they should not be calling me as I am on the "Do not call" list. A little while later I got an obviously taped call with a very loud voice telling me that...
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08-21-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,786
Posted By jitkaau

Ditto. Across the middle and down the centre. Pin...

Ditto. Across the middle and down the centre. Pin each end of the border to the ends of the sides and ease in the difference.
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08-21-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,139
Posted By jitkaau

I use one made by Martelli. It is double sided,...

I use one made by Martelli. It is double sided, one side for dark fabrics and the other for light. I have used 4 other brands before and find that this is the best one by far.
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08-11-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,419
Posted By jitkaau

I've never had a problem with basting sprays,...

I've never had a problem with basting sprays, cheap or expensive ones are all the same to me. Just let them dry over night and you should have no problem.
08-10-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,690
Posted By jitkaau

I think they rely too much on spell checkers...

I think they rely too much on spell checkers without taking into account that correct spelling does not always equal correct grammar or lexical choice. I've seen a few good ones as well. Although...
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