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Forum: Main
03-29-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,069
Posted By cawsings

I planned to have them folded so that the boards...

I planned to have them folded so that the boards would be longer than the fabric so that I can write intended use, etc. at the top...then I would just have to worry about the ones that would rest...
Forum: Main
03-28-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,069
Posted By cawsings

Storing fabric in old wooden secretary

My husband inherited an old handmade wooden secretary when his grandparents passed away. For the past 5 years it has been a catch-all...and served no real purpose (he really just kept it to please...
Forum: Main
08-17-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,774
Posted By cawsings

Thanks for all of the responses. Yes, I plan on...

Thanks for all of the responses. Yes, I plan on quilting the pink/green parts as well. I was just mainly concerned about the white area for now. I'll go around each triangle/square on the rest of...
Forum: Main
08-17-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,774
Posted By cawsings

Question about quilting __ inches apart

I've been working on a UFO that I started hand quilting a while ago. I have most of the quilt finished and got to a new section today and I have a question. When batting says to quilt 6 inches...
Forum: Main
07-15-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,287
Posted By cawsings

You'll probably get a lot of different...

You'll probably get a lot of different answers...but I'll throw in my two cents. I took the introductory classes offered when I bought my machine and the instructor said not to use the cheapo Coats...
Forum: Main
07-15-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,590
Posted By cawsings

I hope to join everyone this afternoon. We have...

I hope to join everyone this afternoon. We have to make a trip to Menards in a town about 45 minutes away...so we'll probably do lunch, too. Oh, and I might make my hubby stop at Joann's for

Our...
Forum: Main
06-28-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 77,811
Posted By cawsings

I was looking at the same price range a little...

I was looking at the same price range a little over a year ago. There's a Viking dealer 30 minutes away and a Janome dealer 45 minutes away. I had shopped and taken a couple of classes from the...
Forum: Main
11-27-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By cawsings

I have the DC2010 (which is the exact same...

I have the DC2010 (which is the exact same machine...just a different color and accessories). I purchased it in April and I love it. I was offered free sewing classes for life from the dealer and am...
Forum: Main
08-09-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,663
Posted By cawsings

I teach K-5 music, too! This will be my 6th year...

I teach K-5 music, too! This will be my 6th year of teaching (one year was middle school and high school, the rest have been K-8 or K-5). I'm not looking forward to less sewing/quilting...
Forum: Main
08-08-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By cawsings

I was thinking "I love my 1/4 inch foot too much...

I was thinking "I love my 1/4 inch foot too much to change it, it's so helpful!" :)

Thanks everyone for the reassurance. I was NOT looking forward to the task of taking pins out and redoing it!
Forum: Main
08-07-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By cawsings

I'm preparing to hand quilt for the first time. I...

I'm preparing to hand quilt for the first time. I have my quilt sandwich already basted with safety pins and I was just reading that people use a 1/2 or 5/8 inch seam allowance when piecing the...
Forum: Main
08-06-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By cawsings

I bought my first "real" machine in April (before...

I bought my first "real" machine in April (before that I had an inexpensive machine that gave me fits). I say real because I spent nearly $400 for it after researching a ton. I went with the Janome...
Forum: Main
08-05-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By cawsings

I ended up with the 14" Barnett Vented Tilt and...

I ended up with the 14" Barnett Vented Tilt and Spin. I didn't get the sit on kind because I think I would want to move it...hope I don't regret it...BUT, I figure I can probably always order the...
Forum: Main
08-04-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By cawsings

Ugh...I put it in there...guess I'll try it again.

Ugh...I put it in there...guess I'll try it again.
Forum: Main
08-04-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By cawsings

I will be hand quilting this as soon as my new...

I will be hand quilting this as soon as my new hoop arrives. This is my first quilt top...so my first try at quilting it. I'm thinking to outline quilt (quilt 1/4 inch inside the pieces of the...
Forum: Pictures
08-03-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,813
Posted By cawsings

Well, after 2 tries with the seam ripper, I won!...

Well, after 2 tries with the seam ripper, I won! Luckily that spot was a small square and I was able to rotate it. Thanks to my encouraging husband who said "You can fix that." The first attempt left...
Forum: Pictures
08-03-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,813
Posted By cawsings

Ugh...after reading all of the posts, I was...

Ugh...after reading all of the posts, I was looking at my quilt picture on here again...and noticed a mistake GLARING at me.

I guess there's nothing I can do about it now??

Must keep telling...
Forum: Pictures
08-03-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,813
Posted By cawsings

Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone!
Forum: Main
08-03-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By cawsings

Yes, the corrections list is great! I went back...

Yes, the corrections list is great! I went back and downloaded the blocks that were incorrect, haven't checked, but did it just in case they have been updated.

Can't wait to see a pic of your...
Forum: Pictures
08-03-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,813
Posted By cawsings

I finished the Celebration Sampler today. I...

I finished the Celebration Sampler today. I started piecing the blocks after I found them all in June and began working on the remainder when they published the finishing instructions in July. This...
Forum: Main
08-02-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By cawsings

I don't think there was a material list for...

I don't think there was a material list for Celebration Sampler...I had to figure it all on my own. My top is nearly finished...but I had to make quite a few adjustments as my sampler blocks turned...
Forum: Main
06-26-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By cawsings

I just checked my warranty (Janome) and it does...

I just checked my warranty (Janome) and it does say something like "the warranty is void if...damage resulting from misuse of the Product or failure to provide normal maintenance." I would think this...
Forum: Main
06-26-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By cawsings

There is a spot under the bobbin case that has a...

There is a spot under the bobbin case that has a wick that my shop owner told us that we should oil once a month (or when you notice that the wick dries out)...only one drop or so. Janome doesn't...
Forum: Main
06-26-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,670
Posted By cawsings

I know my LQS owner always emphasizes to ONLY use...

I know my LQS owner always emphasizes to ONLY use prewound bobbins for decorative stitches (she sells Janomes...which is what I have). She said not to use prewounds for sewing/piecing as the thread...
Forum: Main
06-22-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By cawsings

That's what I was thinking about doing too...I...

That's what I was thinking about doing too...I finished through the Dublin Chain last night and figured I would just square them up to 9 inches when it came time to put them together. I think since...
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