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Forum: Main
03-24-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 45,813
Posted By Hen3rietta

Before you rush headlong into doing craft shows,...

Before you rush headlong into doing craft shows, sit down and work up a business plan. I make quilt related stained glass pieces and have done everything from major shows to small community ones and...
Forum: Main
03-23-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,350
Posted By Hen3rietta

Can't help with the pedal, but when I forgot my...

Can't help with the pedal, but when I forgot my electric cord at our vacation place, my son came to my rescue with the cord for his PS2 which worked perfectly.
Forum: Main
03-21-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,413
Posted By Hen3rietta

I use baking parchment paper and when finished...

I use baking parchment paper and when finished give it a tug on each of the biases and that loosens up most of the bits.
Forum: Main
03-21-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,714
Posted By Hen3rietta

I like the darker one on the right. I think it...

I like the darker one on the right. I think it will set your block off better.
Forum: Main
03-19-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,094
Posted By Hen3rietta

I've had that problem on and off for a number of...

I've had that problem on and off for a number of years. It is not rotator cuff for me either, merely muscles that tighten up and forget how to relax. It's in my shoulder, across part of my back and...
Forum: Main
03-17-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,195
Posted By Hen3rietta

2.5 inches unless I am running short of fabric.

2.5 inches unless I am running short of fabric.
Forum: Main
03-17-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By Hen3rietta

They are just sooo expensive though. I remember...

They are just sooo expensive though. I remember reading about them a while back and considering how many pristine Featherweights I could buy for the price of one. The value added for me doesn't equal...
Forum: Main
03-15-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,985
Posted By Hen3rietta

Valley Forge Homestead Quilt Guild has a service...

Valley Forge Homestead Quilt Guild has a service arm that makes comfort quilts for veterans and children's hospitals and can always use fabric and batting donations. They are in King of Prussia if...
Forum: Main
03-12-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By Hen3rietta

I prefer not to post photos in my profile album.

I prefer not to post photos in my profile album.
03-12-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,364
Posted By Hen3rietta

Neat idea. Thanks!

Neat idea. Thanks!
Forum: Main
03-11-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,917
Posted By Hen3rietta

Here are three books from my own collection I can...

Here are three books from my own collection I can recommend:
1. Nautical Voyages for Quilters - Betty Boyink
2. Mariner's Compass: An American Quilt Classic - Judy Mathieson
3. Mariner's...
Forum: Main
03-04-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,455
Posted By Hen3rietta

I like making big tops and get hung up at the...

I like making big tops and get hung up at the sandwiching stage. If it is under 60" it will get done, but just the thought of trying to sandwich 104" leaves me tired. I enjoy the quilting. I just...
Forum: Main
02-27-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,730
Posted By Hen3rietta

I would go for the blue myself.

I would go for the blue myself.
Forum: Main
02-20-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,787
Posted By Hen3rietta

Yup. That's why I concentrate on doing one or two...

Yup. That's why I concentrate on doing one or two really nice ones with lots of detail and thought rather than 25 throw it together and quick quilt it types. But for me the pleasure is really in...
Forum: Pictures
02-19-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,599
Posted By Hen3rietta

That's a great thing for passing the time when...

That's a great thing for passing the time when you are stuck sitting down. It's looks lovely. I've got three tops I've been meaning to quilt for years but have put off because they are kings so...
Forum: Main
02-19-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,934
Posted By Hen3rietta

I've had EQ since EQ4 and now have 7. Version 6...

I've had EQ since EQ4 and now have 7. Version 6 can do most of what 7 does except for photo quilts. So if you are not into translating photos into quilts I'd go for 6. The other issue with 6 is...
Forum: Main
02-13-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Hen3rietta

I have the Accuquilt Studio and it works just the...

I have the Accuquilt Studio and it works just the way it says it does and I would recommend it for anyone who knows they will be cutting hundreds and hundreds of the same standard size. I have a die...
Forum: Main
02-13-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,066
Posted By Hen3rietta

What about simple scrappy applique hearts in a...

What about simple scrappy applique hearts in a cuddle size. Something to wrap around her shoulders or throw over her lap on the sofa. It's not so formal that the recipient would not want to use it...
Forum: Main
02-12-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By Hen3rietta

Talk to your local LQS that also sells machines. ...

Talk to your local LQS that also sells machines. Many have a machine trade in program and lots just trash the trade ins. I made some inquiries of mine when I was collecting information for a local...
Forum: Main
02-12-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,537
Posted By Hen3rietta

I bought myself a cheap dry iron with no safety...

I bought myself a cheap dry iron with no safety features whatsoever. I was tired of getting hard water marks or other problems with my Rowenta steam iron which also never seemed to get hot enough....
Forum: Main
02-12-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,700
Posted By Hen3rietta

I have the same model and haven't had problems...

I have the same model and haven't had problems with thread that a change of needle hasn't fixed. Sometimes I find it necessary to try out various needle sizes before I'm happy with the result. I...
Forum: Main
02-11-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,950
Posted By Hen3rietta

I like the wider blue myself. I think it sets...

I like the wider blue myself. I think it sets off the piecing better.
Forum: Main
02-10-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,498
Posted By Hen3rietta

I started out using the blue twisty one and that...

I started out using the blue twisty one and that works to put a quick edge on it, but I bought the electric true-sharp a few month ago and like that a lot better. It really puts a new edge on if you...
Forum: Main
02-09-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,976
Posted By Hen3rietta

Check out Pennywinkle Farms. I have their...

Check out Pennywinkle Farms. I have their Sunshine 16 which is essentially a stripped down 16" longarm that can either be used on top of a table with the accompanying tabletop extension or set into...
Forum: Main
02-08-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,696
Posted By Hen3rietta

I think it depends on what stops you most from...

I think it depends on what stops you most from actually quilting. If cutting fabric is your main hurdle then I would go for the cutter. If trying to decide what colors look best in a top, or what...
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