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10-12-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,030
Posted By MarcieStone

Interesting...recently, my DD was doing a house...

Interesting...recently, my DD was doing a house flip and was told by the current owner she could take whatever she wanted. The late, previous owner was a sewer and owned several machines and...
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10-10-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,798
Posted By MarcieStone

Zero. I've never made a quilt to keep! I only...

Zero. I've never made a quilt to keep! I only make baby quilts for family and close friends and sadly, I don't even have pictures of most of them! It's funny, I was just thinking I might make a...
Forum: Main
09-24-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By MarcieStone

Kudos to you! Making a quilt is a labor of love,...

Kudos to you! Making a quilt is a labor of love, and sometimes, an exercise in frustration! Hope she appreciates the sentiment and effort you will be putting into this.

My issue is slightly...
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09-24-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By MarcieStone

Thanks for the responses! I use a walking foot...

Thanks for the responses! I use a walking foot and with my previous machine, I used a 4 with slooooow speed because if I sped it up, the stitch length decreased! It was maddening! This is the...
Forum: Main
09-23-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By MarcieStone

Stitch length for machine quilting?

I have an older Bernina 1008 with stitch length settings from 0 to 5...what stitch length would you choose for machine quilting? I've always thought that a longer stitch looked more like hand...
Forum: Main
09-19-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

UPDATE: I used the ivory/pink dots for the wide...

UPDATE: I used the ivory/pink dots for the wide border and HATED IT! I was too blah. Additionally, I used some fabric I already had for the narrow borders and hated that, too! I had the top done,...
Forum: Main
09-19-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,900
Posted By MarcieStone

This is interesting...not one person mentioned...

This is interesting...not one person mentioned that if they sewed too fast, the stitch length shortened. That was a problem I was having with my Husqvarna and I could not figure out what to do to...
Forum: Main
09-19-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,547
Posted By MarcieStone

Needing fabric for a baby quilt, I went (after a...

Needing fabric for a baby quilt, I went (after a looooong wait during Covid lockdown) to my local JoAnn where I've been buying fabric for years. Imagine my surprise when I could not find a single...
Forum: Main
08-29-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

I did choose the banner quilt pattern! It will...

I did choose the banner quilt pattern! It will be a challenge because of all the bias edges so I hope I don't regret it! I'm changing it up a bit, though...instead of a dark border, mine will...
Forum: Main
08-28-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,675
Posted By MarcieStone

May I ask how you post your pictures? I cannot...

May I ask how you post your pictures? I cannot figure out how to resize mine...I used to use Paint on my PC, but I have a Chromebook now and don't know what to use. Any help would be appreciated! ...
Forum: Main
08-28-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By MarcieStone

Been there, done that! Don't remember what I...

Been there, done that! Don't remember what I used but it worked. Lesson learned! Now I use a large piece of cardboard that I hold in one hand to block whatever needs blocking (like the wall next...
Forum: Main
08-27-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,106
Posted By MarcieStone

I used that pattern for an "I SPY" quilt for my...

I used that pattern for an "I SPY" quilt for my GGS...I used black for the frames and it is so cute! I recently acquired a Bernina 1008 (it was a happy accident) and once I stitched on it for the...
Forum: Main
08-27-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

This one has been on my mind a lot! It really...

This one has been on my mind a lot! It really appeals to me but as I only do straight line machine quilting, I don't know how to approach that aspect of the project...would you simply follow the...
Forum: Main
08-27-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

Beautiful work!!! You are a very talented quilter!

Beautiful work!!! You are a very talented quilter!
Forum: Main
08-27-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

Both are pretty! Those French Roses are gorgeous...

Both are pretty! Those French Roses are gorgeous and I'd love to make her a quilt with French anything because it's their last name but I agree, probably not a good idea for a baby. I think I might...
Forum: Main
08-27-2020, 04:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

I've always loved dresden plate quilts but they...

I've always loved dresden plate quilts but they just seem too difficult! I'm not the most experienced (or adventurous) quilter so if it's not straight lines, I usually don't attempt it! Thanks for...
Forum: Main
08-27-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

I didn't purchase the entire range of fabrics in...

I didn't purchase the entire range of fabrics in the Rue 1800 because my GD nixed the grays, so I bought fat quarters in 4 of the small pink florals and 4 of the green plus yardage of an ivory with...
Forum: Main
08-27-2020, 03:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

I've been under the weather the last few days but...

I've been under the weather the last few days but feeling better now. Thanks for the helpful suggestions...this is why I love message boards and can't believe it took me so long to find this one!
Forum: Main
08-23-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

I do like this one and no, I've never done one. ...

I do like this one and no, I've never done one. Trying to figure out how to make it smaller...leave off some rows? I'll study it some more. Thanks for the suggestion!
Forum: Main
08-23-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,483
Posted By MarcieStone

I did that and downloaded an app but it didn't...

I did that and downloaded an app but it didn't work. I'm going to try a few other things...as you said, there has got to be a way! Thanks!!!
Forum: Main
08-23-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,205
Posted By MarcieStone

Make a dream catcher! I just made my first one...

Make a dream catcher! I just made my first one for my brand new great-granddaughter...a cheap hoop, a pretty doily, lots of ribbon and lace...hung it in my sewing room and now don't want to part...
Forum: Main
08-23-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/338684834482736594/...

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/338684834482736594/

Loving this one, too...would it work in only pinks, greens, and ivory?
Forum: Main
08-23-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

Good! Thinking about this one but picture it in...

Good! Thinking about this one but picture it in pinks, greens, and ivory. What say you?
Forum: Main
08-23-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/338684834483202454/...

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/338684834483202454/

Trying to post a link...did it work?
Forum: Main
08-23-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By MarcieStone

I don't buy fabric unless I have project in...

I don't buy fabric unless I have project in mind...that said, I've been sewing for 60 years so I have a "stash" of leftover bits and pieces that I usually go into to incorporate a piece of old in...
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