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Forum: Main
03-14-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,520
Posted By Sally J

I have the 8200 (same machine, less stitches) I...

I have the 8200 (same machine, less stitches) I also had a problem with free motion. I finally read the manual and it said to use the single hole footplate.....Never a problem again.
Forum: Main
10-29-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,764
Posted By Sally J

I agree with not getting the 7700 but I also...

I agree with not getting the 7700 but I also would not get the 6600 because of the no free arm and it is missing one decorative stitch that I use all the time for quilting. It's the serpentine...
Forum: Main
10-28-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,503
Posted By Sally J

I decorate all of my machines. I love Mazda...

I decorate all of my machines. I love Mazda Miatas so I have a "zoom-zoom" sticker on all my machines. I also love the San Francisco Giants baseball team and also the San Jose Sharks so I have their...
Forum: Main
09-30-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,592
Posted By Sally J

I would suggest the Janome 9400..It's great...

I would suggest the Janome 9400..It's great machine. gshalom is a great machine. I've had a Viking machine for a number of years and the auto pressure foot is wonderful. When quilting it's so handy.
Forum: Main
07-26-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,976
Posted By Sally J

I have the Viking and love it. I do also have a...

I have the Viking and love it. I do also have a Janome 8200 (previous model to the 9400 without all the extra fancy stitches) Between the two, they are different in free motion but both are...
Forum: Main
07-18-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,195
Posted By Sally J

Go online and search for a manual for your...

Go online and search for a manual for your specific machine. Many are on the web for free.
Forum: Main
04-12-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,044
Posted By Sally J

Go to Walmart on-line. They have great prices on...

Go to Walmart on-line. They have great prices on batting. I buy batting there for our Guild and a church charity. You can have it delivered to your home or pick up in your local store.
Forum: Main
03-20-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,370
Posted By Sally J

I have a Janome 3160 and I love it. It's light,...

I have a Janome 3160 and I love it. It's light, almost the same weight as a Featherweight and sews great. Many of my quilting friends now have the same machine and they all love it. It has plenty...
Forum: Main
04-18-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,813
Posted By Sally J

I have had one for 2 years. Bought it to take to...

I have had one for 2 years. Bought it to take to classes but now I do all my piecing with it. GREAT MACHINE ! Never had any problems. I've never had bobbin thread snarls. I agree it was threaded...
Forum: Main
03-13-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,586
Posted By Sally J

I have a Sunbeam Hot-2-Trot Iron 800 watt and...

I have a Sunbeam Hot-2-Trot Iron 800 watt and love it, it's really small and no handle to break. I got it for $12.50 on Amazon. My friends also have the Conair's EZ Press, also 800 watts and they...
Forum: Main
12-21-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,824
Posted By Sally J

I do the same as Misty's Mom for big quilts....I...

I do the same as Misty's Mom for big quilts....I use 2.5 inch on small quilts, 3 inch on medium quilts and 3.5 inch on really large quilts. I do this because I think the wider bindings look better...
Forum: Main
10-31-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,295
Posted By Sally J

I just came back from a cruise to Alaska. There...

I just came back from a cruise to Alaska. There was a Quilting Group with teachers and we were sewing in the dining room area. Most of us had the Janome 3160 and just surge protectors. No problem,...
Forum: Pictures
10-18-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,966
Posted By Sally J

Well....Great quilt..I always wanted to do a...

Well....Great quilt..I always wanted to do a "Scan Quilt" too...Finished piecing it 3 months ago for a modern quilt group project. I was thrilled when I put it up and it worked. My quilting friends...
Forum: Main
10-06-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,375
Posted By Sally J

I use the large size also. I do use painters...

I use the large size also. I do use painters tape on mine...not around the entire thing but basically on the corners. It really helps and is well worth the effort to remove the front part to change...
Forum: Main
10-05-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,201
Posted By Sally J

Get it from Superior Thread. I buy the large...

Get it from Superior Thread. I buy the large cones and that way it is much less expensive. I also bought a large cone holder from Superior. It is light and folds up making it easy to take to...
Forum: Main
10-03-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,386
Posted By Sally J

I have 3 Ott lights and love, love them. The...

I have 3 Ott lights and love, love them. The larger bulbs can be expensive but my desk one was $11 from Amazon. With the cost of LED lights for just a regular lamps the cost doesn't seem a lot and...
Forum: Main
09-29-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Sally J

I have the interchangeable Viking walking foot...

I have the interchangeable Viking walking foot and LOVE IT......Being able to to have different feet for for stitch in the ditch etc is wonderful. Plus it works great with any of the feet. You can...
Forum: Main
09-02-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By Sally J

I have the machine and love it. Has plenty of...

I have the machine and love it. Has plenty of stitches. It's a great machine for free motion. I did learn however that I must use the single hole throat plate or I get loops. It's really fast but...
Forum: Main
08-25-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By Sally J

I don't have your exact Viking, but on my two...

I don't have your exact Viking, but on my two Vikings a old Designer 1 and a 875 I don't use the hoping foot. Both machines have a setting for a "hover" free motion foot setting. Lots easier to move...
Forum: Main
08-23-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,717
Posted By Sally J

I have a Janome 3160. Weighs 11 lbs and is a...

I have a Janome 3160. Weighs 11 lbs and is a full feature machine. It's a little price (sells for $699 at my store) but I've had mine for a year and never had a problem. At classes the room is...
Forum: Main
08-23-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By Sally J

You will love it. I have the 8200 and love it. ...

You will love it. I have the 8200 and love it. I too bought a quilt show machine and saved a bunch also. Have a great birthday
07-04-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,370
Posted By Sally J

My dining room area is my sewing room. I LOVE...

My dining room area is my sewing room. I LOVE IT. It forces me to keep it as neat as possible which makes it all the better for me. I agree, It's you home use it so it works for you. Send us...
Forum: Main
06-26-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By Sally J

I have the 8200..overall it's a great machine. I...

I have the 8200..overall it's a great machine. I love to free motion on this machine. IrishNY is correct, it's not great on thick seams. Also you need to measure your 1/4 inch as the foot or...
06-20-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,973
Posted By Sally J

I've downloaded these and will make this...

I've downloaded these and will make this quilt...Thank you so much, this will be great fun
Forum: Main
06-16-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,319
Posted By Sally J

I use a Microtex for piecing and a topstitch for...

I use a Microtex for piecing and a topstitch for quilting (larger hole so thread does not break) Works great.. I put a sticky note on my machines saying what type of needle I have in (just in case I...
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