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Forum: Main
06-20-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By sherryl1

backing preperation

Just asking, how many of you long armers iron or press the backings before they are quilted?
Forum: Main
09-12-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,368
Posted By sherryl1

I would try knotting the other end of your...

I would try knotting the other end of your thread. Try knotting the end of the thread you just cut. If that doesn't work better ,knot the end that is already cut and not the end you just cut. Does...
09-07-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,013
Posted By sherryl1

Also, they can be cheaper at the big box store...

Also, they can be cheaper at the big box store because they don't provide any service.
Forum: Pictures
09-07-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,143
Posted By sherryl1

oh oh oh! I love it. She is doing great.

oh oh oh! I love it. She is doing great.
09-06-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,059
Posted By sherryl1

I already have about 50 machines and I would have...

I already have about 50 machines and I would have bought them too!!!
Forum: Pictures
09-06-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,680
Posted By sherryl1

I love your combinations. But if you really like...

I love your combinations. But if you really like it for yourself then keep it and make your friend another.
Forum: Main
09-06-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,488
Posted By sherryl1

I think that is a good suggestion. I will do more...

I think that is a good suggestion. I will do more commenting. Thanks
Forum: Main
09-06-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,094
Posted By sherryl1

Go to bonne hunters site. she gives a lot of...

Go to bonne hunters site. she gives a lot of direction on scrap quilts. she uses phonebook pages for her foundation and pieces 2 blocks at a time. just sews one then the other clips the first one...
Forum: Pictures
09-04-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,064
Posted By sherryl1

Stunning,beautiful!!!!!

Stunning,beautiful!!!!!
Forum: Main
09-02-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,006
Posted By sherryl1

I think you were right to re do it on your own....

I think you were right to re do it on your own. When your work goes out your door everyone she knows will see it. No one will know the borders were too long. But they will know the quilting looks...
Forum: Pictures
08-29-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,629
Posted By sherryl1

OOO I love that. " You go girl."

OOO I love that. " You go girl."
08-27-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,622
Posted By sherryl1

That girl should have asked more questions. My...

That girl should have asked more questions. My husband would have felt so guilty for going without me that he would have bought the farm. I think the phrase "You loose!!!!" fits here.
Forum: Main
08-27-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,409
Posted By sherryl1

Lay those plates on black fabric and see how they...

Lay those plates on black fabric and see how they pop. I found some at an auction and appliqued them to black fabric and I think it is one of my favorite quilts.
Forum: Main
08-19-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,254
Posted By sherryl1

You can put 1/2 a drop of sewers aid on your...

You can put 1/2 a drop of sewers aid on your finger and wipe the needle with your finger. This will keep the goop from sticking to your needle. Let me know if this helps. I used to use the fuseables...
Forum: Main
08-05-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,073
Posted By sherryl1

I play with mine too. I stroke it ,I touch it. I...

I play with mine too. I stroke it ,I touch it. I look at it. I do everything except get anything done with it. Oh well. maybe next year. Right now, I'm in the process of cutting a lot of it into 5"...
Forum: Main
08-04-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,889
Posted By sherryl1

I have also been cutting my scraps into squares...

I have also been cutting my scraps into squares and strips.Things are looking better in my sewing room.I recently got the book Nickle Quilts and I hope to make some of those in the near future.I have...
08-03-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,796
Posted By sherryl1

Very nice!!!!

Very nice!!!!
Forum: Pictures
07-27-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,680
Posted By sherryl1

they sure are pretty!!!!

they sure are pretty!!!!
Forum: Main
07-21-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,466
Posted By sherryl1

I have a Gammill.10 years old. The needle does...

I have a Gammill.10 years old. The needle does not have a flat side like domestics do. If I get it in not completely centered it will shred and break the thread. The eye has to face completely...
Forum: Main
07-19-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,183
Posted By sherryl1

You probably need to re-time your machine. the...

You probably need to re-time your machine. the owners manual should explain how. Or look on youtube. they are so helpful.
I have a 10 year old Gammill.Bought new. I had it serviced early this...
Forum: Main
07-06-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,770
Posted By sherryl1

Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner. Then...

Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner. Then draw another line 1/4 in. from that first line. Sew just inside the 2nd. line.Cut on the first line. Press to the dark. Square up if necessary. When...
Forum: Pictures
07-05-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,000
Posted By sherryl1

you might be surprised at the amount of patience...

you might be surprised at the amount of patience you have when you pick up hand applique. I have close to none when piecing. But hand applique, well, I can set down at 8:00 am with a cup of coffee...
07-01-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,861
Posted By sherryl1

And in Indiana it was 58* this am when I got up....

And in Indiana it was 58* this am when I got up. We might hit 78* by mid afternoon. And almost constant rain. If the sun comes out all the mowers in the neighborhood start up.
Forum: Main
06-13-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By sherryl1

Batiste is supposed to be thin. I made...

Batiste is supposed to be thin. I made christening gowns and used batiste. Research Martha Pullen. Batiste is recommended often. Look at some of her work and I think you will see why it is used. Her...
06-07-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,365
Posted By sherryl1

Totally amazing.

Totally amazing.
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