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06-18-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,717
Posted By bjchad

If you donít want to do a meander and want fairly...

If you donít want to do a meander and want fairly dense quilting you could do continuous curves in each piece. Just do an ark from corner to corner to corner.
05-06-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,666
Posted By bjchad

Look into the site TreadleOn. It has good...

Look into the site TreadleOn. It has good information and may be able to help you.
Forum: Main
02-19-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
Posted By bjchad

Iím on a sweet sixteen and quilt about 35% when...

Iím on a sweet sixteen and quilt about 35% when using rulers and up to 50% or 60% when doing full FMQ. Unless Iím using very fine thread and then I go down in speed. I donít use a stitch regulator,...
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02-12-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,752
Posted By bjchad

I like the idea of cross hatching but I would...

I like the idea of cross hatching but I would fill in the side and bottom triangles with the same eagle motif you used in the top. Have them mirror images on the sides and facing the other way on...
Forum: Main
02-03-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,544
Posted By bjchad

The latest Missouri star quilt co tutorial is a...

The latest Missouri star quilt co tutorial is a quilt using ten inch squares.
Forum: Main
01-22-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,517
Posted By bjchad

Revmuslin: This was something I picked up from...

Revmuslin: This was something I picked up from classes with Jamie Walden. It is to keep the batting from showing through the seams.
Forum: Main
01-21-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,517
Posted By bjchad

If the quilt was hand pieced you might want to...

If the quilt was hand pieced you might want to use a piece of prewashed muslin between the top and batting before machine quilting.
There are lots of things you can quilt in hexagons, flowers, dot...
Forum: Main
01-14-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,724
Posted By bjchad

If you have a sizzix die cutter they have pattern...

If you have a sizzix die cutter they have pattern block dies, one of which is a diamond. Acuquilt might also have a die that works. Failing that, look into inklingo online as they will allow you to...
Forum: Main
01-12-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,831
Posted By bjchad

I hated machineryís, just didnít like the feel...

I hated machineryís, just didnít like the feel and they didnít help me enough to make it worth it. Then I got a pair of Wonder Grip gloves by Bellingham. They are really great! Donít want to work...
Forum: Main
01-10-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,106
Posted By bjchad

I think I would take it out. But I would replace...

I think I would take it out. But I would replace it with continuous curves. That will do essentially the same as SITD.
Forum: Main
01-06-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,118
Posted By bjchad

Iíd be tempted to do feathers in the black. But...

Iíd be tempted to do feathers in the black. But I love feathers. You could do them from bottom to top or start with a figure eight in the center of each area and work out in each direction. ...
Forum: Main
12-20-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,467
Posted By bjchad

As suggested, try her publisher. They might be...

As suggested, try her publisher. They might be able to give permission directly or to forward your request.
Forum: Main
12-17-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,658
Posted By bjchad

With knit fabric you will want to use interfacing.

With knit fabric you will want to use interfacing.
Forum: Main
12-02-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By bjchad

Iím finishing off the dark purple and turquoise...

Iím finishing off the dark purple and turquoise version of this panel. Iím doing a flange of turquoise and binding in purple. You could do the same with a black flange and grey binding or same...
Forum: Main
11-29-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,017
Posted By bjchad

Looks great! Very interesting approach. It...

Looks great! Very interesting approach. It really works! Itís good as is, but pebbles or clam shells (triple teardrops) would be good as fillers in the spaces that are still open.
Forum: Main
11-28-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By bjchad

Any seam that is crossed by another does not...

Any seam that is crossed by another does not require back stitching. The alternative to backstitching on a treadle when it is necessary is to tie bobbin and top thread together and leave a short...
Forum: Main
11-27-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,470
Posted By bjchad

Lay your pressed open strips for the two sides on...

Lay your pressed open strips for the two sides on top of each other, right sides together, align and then cut. Then you are ready to go with the next stage of sewing, your pieces already matched up.
Forum: Main
11-17-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,939
Posted By bjchad

Itís difficult to work wth large rulers on a...

Itís difficult to work wth large rulers on a domestic machine, so go for small or medium size on your straight ruler.
Forum: Main
11-17-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,492
Posted By bjchad

Can you add side borders to the back? 1Ē is too...

Can you add side borders to the back? 1Ē is too tight even on a sit down.
Forum: Main
11-13-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By bjchad

Some machines (mine until I had the feed dogs...

Some machines (mine until I had the feed dogs replaced) donít like to sew with feed dogs down. Try with feed dogs up and see if it goes better. I know it sounds like a silly thing to do but...
Forum: Main
10-30-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,985
Posted By bjchad

Check our Queen of Remnants on YouTube...

Check our Queen of Remnants on YouTube particularly vine border and faux geese.
Forum: Main
10-25-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By bjchad

Are the eyelashes on the curves? I find that I...

Are the eyelashes on the curves? I find that I and many others tend to ďswoopĒ on the curves of the feathers. I learned to make a conscious effort to move at a constant speed throughout the...
Forum: Main
10-21-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By bjchad

Check for some of the larger quilt shows such as...

Check for some of the larger quilt shows such as the AQS and Mancuso shows. The following site seems to list shows by state: https://www.quiltinghub.com/Find/Events/Quilt-Shows/In/United-States
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Forum: Main
10-16-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,668
Posted By bjchad

I double batt for wall hangings. A thin batt...

I double batt for wall hangings. A thin batt next to the backing and usually wool next to the top.
Forum: Main
10-12-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,272
Posted By bjchad

Congrats on the machine. I love mine. I added a...

Congrats on the machine. I love mine. I added a 12 in under counter light fixture under the neck for extra light. Fits great. I used sticky VELCRO
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