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Forum: Main
08-30-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By gardengirl1331

Having a brain-fart day, yeah, it's really been...

Having a brain-fart day, yeah, it's really been THAT kind of day. I need the triangles to be 23" so the fabric needs to be that, not the ruler! Duh! I tried to delete this post, or at least edit it...
Forum: Main
08-30-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,149
Posted By gardengirl1331

Oh no, I knew prices were going to go up, but now...

Oh no, I knew prices were going to go up, but now I'm worried I'll never be able to get a new machine. Mine is still chugging along, but I had started saving for a 6650. The price is still the same...
Forum: Main
08-30-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By gardengirl1331

Help with 60 degree tree skirt fabric needs

OK, sorry to start one of those threads, but I'm placing an order to do a two sided tree skirt, one side will be 6 pieces (so each will be a 60 degree triangle) the other will use my dresden wedge...
Forum: Main
06-09-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By gardengirl1331

I agree with using a non-white thread so it pops...

I agree with using a non-white thread so it pops a bit. Know the sex yet? Or at least nursery colors? That might help you chose a color. As for thread I'm loving aurifil and I hear the heavier...
Forum: Main
06-09-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,345
Posted By gardengirl1331

Well that's the good news. If you can't get them...

Well that's the good news. If you can't get them to respond to your emails or messages paypal will get your money back for you.

You can try cleaning it, but if it's that bad it might not come out....
Forum: Main
06-03-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,412
Posted By gardengirl1331

OK I'm bringing up an old post, but when I search...

OK I'm bringing up an old post, but when I search for things on forums I get frustrated when I see a post and then they don't post what happened...

Well the VT Store iron was good, but I did have...
06-03-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By gardengirl1331

Like others have said it could see itself and...

Like others have said it could see itself and want to mate/fight, or see trees and think it can get to them. It could also be going after bugs. We get a lot of birds who fly around the windows and...
Forum: Main
05-19-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,597
Posted By gardengirl1331

Funny I'm the same! Every job I ever applied to...

Funny I'm the same! Every job I ever applied to (well not like it was a lot, it was 4 jobs) I would just chat with the people and they'd hire me on the spot. When I worked in the bookstore I'd have...
Forum: Main
05-18-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,597
Posted By gardengirl1331

I grew up in cow country (mostly dairy farms) and...

I grew up in cow country (mostly dairy farms) and didn't know what a tow sack was either. I do know what cow corn is though, we teased the "city kids" (namely cousins and friends who would visit)...
Forum: Main
05-18-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,597
Posted By gardengirl1331

This made me laugh! I don't expect it, but I'm...

This made me laugh! I don't expect it, but I'm the same way, weird fun stuff happens to me a lot. I'm not sure if it's just because I'm normally a very talkative person, even to strangers, or what?
Forum: Main
05-14-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,189
Posted By gardengirl1331

I too wash EVERYTHING I buy from the store before...

I too wash EVERYTHING I buy from the store before using, I shudder to think of people opening up sheets and just putting them on the bed. Or underwear!

I used to prewash ALL fabric as soon as it...
Forum: Main
05-11-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,734
Posted By gardengirl1331

Congrats on the new machine! I've owned 2...

Congrats on the new machine!

I've owned 2 machines since I took up sewing again about 15 years ago. Both bought sight unseen online since there aren't many close places to buy them. This past year...
Forum: Main
05-05-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,467
Posted By gardengirl1331

Wow, good for you!! I can't ever do this. I'll go...

Wow, good for you!! I can't ever do this. I'll go through occasionally and think, why did I buy this, and get rid of it, but if I still like the fabric I just can't let it go easily. I know some day...
Forum: Main
05-04-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,238
Posted By gardengirl1331

Funny I'm the opposite, I mostly use the mat. But...

Funny I'm the opposite, I mostly use the mat. But whatever method I use I stick with it for the whole quilt so if one is off it all equals out. But I do often check the mat with the ruler and it...
Forum: Main
05-04-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,838
Posted By gardengirl1331

Oh trust me, I'd kind of like to, especially...

Oh trust me, I'd kind of like to, especially since I asked about ordering me a bobbin case just as another thing to try and he never got back to me. But he blamed using C&C thread, schmetz needles...
Forum: Main
05-03-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,838
Posted By gardengirl1331

And yes, as soon as I can get there, I do also...

And yes, as soon as I can get there, I do also plan on getting to Joann's and buying some oil for the machine since I honestly don't think he oiled the wick when I took it in the last time. I think...
Forum: Main
05-03-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,838
Posted By gardengirl1331

I'm happy and mad all at the same time right...

I'm happy and mad all at the same time right now....

I got the new bobbin case on Sat afternoon, ran 2 scrap jelly roll pieces through and it seemed fine. Sewed a bit yesterday and a bit today and...
Forum: Main
04-29-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,471
Posted By gardengirl1331

Funny I'm always ahead of the curve when it comes...

Funny I'm always ahead of the curve when it comes to things like color and clothing popularity (I used to wear my dad's old clothes, jeans, t-shirts, flannel shirts etc due to our not having any...
Forum: Main
04-23-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,838
Posted By gardengirl1331

Well still no word from the repair guy (who just...

Well still no word from the repair guy (who just doesn't like using email I think) so if I don't hear anything by next week (the store hours are mostly weekends only, he does the repair work and has...
Forum: Main
04-23-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,412
Posted By gardengirl1331

The auto-shut-off for me is more about it...

The auto-shut-off for me is more about it shutting off for a bit while I'm sewing, if something distracts me (have to use the bathroom or eat or make a cup of tea of something) and it takes say...
Forum: Main
04-22-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,412
Posted By gardengirl1331

Oh I'm so glad someone here has this iron! The...

Oh I'm so glad someone here has this iron! The reviews are pretty good on it, so I assumed it'd be ok, but I wanted to hear from a quilter on here just for peace of mind. I worry about it not having...
Forum: Main
04-21-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,412
Posted By gardengirl1331

Right now I'm leaning towards the iron at the VT...

Right now I'm leaning towards the iron at the VT country store. It doesn't have auto shut-off, which is why I started this post to see if others have better suggestions I'm not finding, but it seems...
Forum: Main
04-20-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,412
Posted By gardengirl1331

Iron recommendations

I have an iron that I don't like, it works fine, but the handle is wearing out, and is somehow sticky as it's wearing out (collecting dust and bits of fabric that just don't come off, and my hand...
Forum: Main
04-20-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,838
Posted By gardengirl1331

yeah maybe I'll email them about it. They're kind...

yeah maybe I'll email them about it. They're kind of weird about online stuff, so we'll see, they're much better in person. I'd much rather give them the business.
Forum: Main
04-20-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,838
Posted By gardengirl1331

I assume the difference is the cotton vs the poly...

I assume the difference is the cotton vs the poly of the coats and clark. My last quilting as one that didn't come together well, but I quilted it for more practice, and to see how the dream black...
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