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07-05-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,760
Posted By Zyngawf

I am using coats and clark. I should clarify. ...

I am using coats and clark. I should clarify. It isn't breaking in the machine. The quilt is on my bed and I'm noticing little breaks here and there. It doesn't seem to be wearing well. ...
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07-04-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,760
Posted By Zyngawf

Cotton quilting thread?

Why do so many of you like it? My most recent quilt seems to have several broken threads in the free motion quilting. I used something definitely meant for this. I have used polyester thread to...
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10-20-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,919
Posted By Zyngawf

I think a big part of her appeal is she makes...

I think a big part of her appeal is she makes things as easy as possible or finds an easier way to do it. I would think and inch is and inch no matter where it is, or at least it should be.
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10-20-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By Zyngawf

I like the look of the machine blanket stitch. ...

I like the look of the machine blanket stitch. The only hand applique I do is an invisible applique stitch for a small applique with my name or initials and the date which usually goes on the back...
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03-12-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,187
Posted By Zyngawf

Whatever you want to do or need to do better you...

Whatever you want to do or need to do better you can usually find instructions on line. This is how I've learned all I know about quilting. I love youtube.

Someone else already said that...
Forum: Main
03-12-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By Zyngawf

Update. After the machine being in the shop for...

Update. After the machine being in the shop for a week I get a call that it has been fixed. They claimed nothing was really wrong other than it needing software updates. When I pick it up I ask to...
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03-05-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,686
Posted By Zyngawf

I decided I had given too much time to trying to...

I decided I had given too much time to trying to make this look good and took it apart and turned all the blocks backwards with the large blue triangle pointing inward. It's wrong, but it sewed...
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03-05-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,686
Posted By Zyngawf

Is this a serious reply?

Is this a serious reply?
Forum: Main
03-04-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,686
Posted By Zyngawf

Yes I did paper piece them. Didn't think to iron...

Yes I did paper piece them. Didn't think to iron the seams open. Makes sense. I'll try it.
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03-04-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,686
Posted By Zyngawf

This block, how do you make it right?

I consider myself to be good at piecing, getting things on point, all that. Here's the thing.

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art24977.asp

My problem is Florida. I've never tried to...
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02-28-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,781
Posted By Zyngawf

My grandmother said there are no rules. I...

My grandmother said there are no rules.

I would just read the instructions that came with the walking foot. Mine says the stitching isn't suppose to be above a certain size.
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02-23-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By Zyngawf

I have three machines. One is a really...

I have three machines. One is a really inexpensive brother machine that I paid two hundred bucks for. For what they are I would agree that they are a great machine for the price. In fact, my...
Forum: Main
02-23-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By Zyngawf

No power outage. When I bought the machine I was...

No power outage. When I bought the machine I was warned about that so I unplug my machine when I turn it off.
Forum: Main
02-23-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By Zyngawf

The more I think about it the more I'm leaning...

The more I think about it the more I'm leaning toward this, but I just want to know if I'm right. It is the purchase of a life time and meant to be the last machine I would ever buy. I'm thinking I...
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02-23-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By Zyngawf

The Bernina store here the repair guy only comes...

The Bernina store here the repair guy only comes in once a week or so. So I'm waiting for it to be looked at again. I was told it was a software issue again today when I dropped it off. I asked my...
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02-23-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By Zyngawf

Bernina software issues.

I just brought my new Bernina 740 into the shop for the second time for what is clearly software issues. At what point do I just tell them I think they sold me a bad machine.

First time the...
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02-23-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,752
Posted By Zyngawf

I really have no idea how to help, but I love...

I really have no idea how to help, but I love your work so far.
Forum: Main
01-19-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,130
Posted By Zyngawf

I think you can put any color combination in a...

I think you can put any color combination in a quilt that you want to. Many on here are saying the red and pink work and it does. Tomorrow try wearing a pink shirt with red pants. Not the same...
Forum: Main
01-18-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,130
Posted By Zyngawf

The two colors clash if you are wearing them, not...

The two colors clash if you are wearing them, not if they are in a quilt.
01-18-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,008
Posted By Zyngawf

I'm in the middle of quilting this one right now...

I'm in the middle of quilting this one right now and having a blast with it. It's just big squares and I'm trying to do fancier quilting stitches than I've done before. You just have to be a bit...
Forum: Main
01-18-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,208
Posted By Zyngawf

I forgot to answer the question. As far as...

I forgot to answer the question. As far as brands I'm not seeing much of a difference when I use most of the more well known ones. I like coats and clark even though when I was at the Bernina class...
Forum: Main
01-18-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,208
Posted By Zyngawf

I want to ask another thread question on this...

I want to ask another thread question on this thread about thread. I recently bought the Bernina 740. I love this machine and would recommend it. Anyhow. I took the two classes at the Bernina...
Forum: Main
01-18-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,208
Posted By Zyngawf

I do this same thing. I don't see what it...

I do this same thing. I don't see what it matters as far as what you piece with. I avoid using the darker colors is all.
Forum: Main
01-07-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,410
Posted By Zyngawf

Is it appropriate to tell my funny scrap and...

Is it appropriate to tell my funny scrap and sewing stories here? I hope so.

I make my husbands boxer shorts. I swear this is true. So he goes to the doctor the other day and the doctor tells...
01-07-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,008
Posted By Zyngawf

wonky precuts bargain of a lifetime.

Ikea. They sell bundles of precuts of their decorator fabrics. 5 bucks for a bundle of 50. You do have to resize them. They measure between 7 1/2 to 8 1/4, but for 15 bucks I have a really cool...
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