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02-11-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,108
Posted By sewcrafty

I've had 3 Janomes and the feet in front are...

I've had 3 Janomes and the feet in front are long. To make sure you don't get fabric eaten you need to make sure you have the fabric far enough under the foot to start it out and it'll work out...
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01-05-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,398
Posted By sewcrafty

Well are you going to use any of this fabric for...

Well are you going to use any of this fabric for a border? I sort of plan out my fabric for cutting like I was taught almost 20 yrs ago. If you have a 36" mat fold your fabric into 3rds length wise...
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11-03-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,615
Posted By sewcrafty

It would be helpful to know the model you are...

It would be helpful to know the model you are using. The darning feet for the Janome have a screw that adjusts the height of the foot itself. When I first put mine on I had to raise the foot by...
Forum: Main
09-06-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,369
Posted By sewcrafty

I actually had this happened to me. I had a fire...

I actually had this happened to me. I had a fire 2 years ago and one of the 1st questions I was asked is if I had a business. Nope, too stupid give everything away. :) I lost all my sewing...
Forum: Main
05-19-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,366
Posted By sewcrafty

I'm really not a fan of tying as it leaves little...

I'm really not a fan of tying as it leaves little lumps. :) Superior Thread has an awesome water soluble thread that you could use to hand baste to stabilize and then machine quilt it. When done...
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05-19-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,366
Posted By sewcrafty

I'm really not a fan of tying as it leaves little...

I'm really not a fan of tying as it leaves little lumps. :) Superior Thread has an awesome water soluble thread that you could use to hand baste to stabilize and then machine quilt it. When done...
Forum: Main
11-11-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,327
Posted By sewcrafty

I've found the most important rule for me was to...

I've found the most important rule for me was to make sure the 45 deg line on your square up is totally on, then cut to size. If either of the ends is off a hair, it'll make the hst off in piecing.
Forum: Main
12-26-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,055
Posted By sewcrafty

Not sure what type of machine you have, but...

Not sure what type of machine you have, but sometimes I find simple is the best. One year I found the cutest snowmen fabric that I just couldn't cut up. :) So made a tablerunner out of a solid...
Forum: Main
11-22-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 21,675
Posted By sewcrafty

You know to me, this is ridiculous! Keep the...

You know to me, this is ridiculous! Keep the fabric, I have plenty. This is just like buying a cookbook and then not being able to sell the chocolate chip recipe at a bake sale.
11-08-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,005
Posted By sewcrafty

I'm outside of Concord, is that close enough?

I'm outside of Concord, is that close enough?
Forum: Main
11-01-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,692
Posted By sewcrafty

This is an extremely well built machine. When I...

This is an extremely well built machine. When I got mine I took dh with me to check out the machines structure. The 6600 is all steel ball bearing! Awesome!!!!! Will last forever. :thumbup:
Forum: Main
11-01-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,027
Posted By sewcrafty

For me, I cried when my 6600 melted. All the...

For me, I cried when my 6600 melted. All the things I've made for people, were in progress for people, etc. Much love came from my machine for others.
Forum: Main
11-01-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,011
Posted By sewcrafty

Have to giggle over that one! Drunkard's Path...

Have to giggle over that one! Drunkard's Path was my 2nd one. Great job! :D
11-01-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,966
Posted By sewcrafty

Actually, very sad, but no. I don't have one...

Actually, very sad, but no. I don't have one quilt that I've made here. Everything has either been for a special someone or charity. Have some that are from dear relatives that are deceased, but...
10-26-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,098
Posted By sewcrafty

I'll be fine. My insurance adjuster has been an...

I'll be fine. My insurance adjuster has been an absolute love! We have Concord Group and they are being amazing! One thing is I've realized is that I have a problem. I seriously need to get into...
Forum: Main
10-24-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,094
Posted By sewcrafty

Use 1 strand of thread. I also use beeswax on my...

Use 1 strand of thread. I also use beeswax on my thread to assist in the thread not knotting up on me. You can get a little one of these at JoAnn's or a similiar place and just run your thread...
10-24-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,098
Posted By sewcrafty

Yes, it was one of the brown 6-8 ft ones.

Yes, it was one of the brown 6-8 ft ones.
10-24-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,098
Posted By sewcrafty

Thank you everyone for your generous offers, but...

Thank you everyone for your generous offers, but really I'm fine. Just heartbreaking the time and energy and planning that you put into something that literally goes up in smoke.

I'm very...
10-23-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,098
Posted By sewcrafty

I've been taking lots of pics. I've lost a lot,...

I've been taking lots of pics. I've lost a lot, but we're all OK and my Sammy is fine. We're just very lucky, because we were getting ready to leave and go for a last camping trip. It could have...
10-23-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,098
Posted By sewcrafty

********************* WONDERFUL IDEA PEGG!!!...

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WONDERFUL IDEA PEGG!!! Count me in! If we all share a little... she will be restored to "quilting status" in no time!

Don't forget to put an estimate on your insurance...
10-23-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,098
Posted By sewcrafty

That is sooo sweet of you, but I should weather...

That is sooo sweet of you, but I should weather this fine. Just breaks my heart that the QOV, 2 baby quilt tops, a watercolor top and my dh's Patriot's birthday pressie quilt that was almost done...
10-23-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,098
Posted By sewcrafty

I've just had a house fire because of a stupid $2...

I've just had a house fire because of a stupid $2 extension cord. I had 2 things plugged into it that were not in use and it fried. I probably have close to $100k in damages because of this.
...
Forum: Main
10-21-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,969
Posted By sewcrafty

Put your quilt out and stand 10' back. Do you...

Put your quilt out and stand 10' back. Do you now see the mistakes?

Hey, you're not a machine and this is handmade. Instead of beating yourself up with that arm, try patting yourself on the...
Forum: Main
10-19-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,823
Posted By sewcrafty

That's an awesome gesture! HUGS

That's an awesome gesture! HUGS
Forum: Main
10-18-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,228
Posted By sewcrafty

I've used the teflon applique sheets and taped ...

I've used the teflon applique sheets and taped them down to the machine. Worked well. I just cut a hole for the needle.
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