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Forum: Main
Today, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By sewingpup

I got to go with the needle.....and...

I got to go with the needle.....and thread....those inventions where genius
Forum: Main
11-21-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By sewingpup

I think one of the issues with plastic bags is...

I think one of the issues with plastic bags is that if there is any moisture, the moisture does not escape and mold can grow. I think that is way it is suggested to not store fabric or quilts in...
Forum: Main
11-21-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By sewingpup

another sad fact about the older computerized...

another sad fact about the older computerized machines, they eventually stop making the computer boards for them....so if they break, just can't fix unless you luck out and find an old working...
11-21-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 29,751
Posted By sewingpup

I have used the paper plate method also...works...

I have used the paper plate method also...works fine.....I also clean out my baking pan bin....cake pans, pie pans, bread pans, sheet cake pans....oops....can't bake until the quilt is finished.....
Forum: Main
11-20-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By sewingpup

I would wash them in the washer on regular cycle...

I would wash them in the washer on regular cycle with detergent and then place in dryer...then I would put it in a bag.....I would then gift it and tell the receiver of the quilt to open the bag, not...
Forum: Main
11-17-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By sewingpup

looks great so far.....and looks like a lot of...

looks great so far.....and looks like a lot of work too! It also is a huge size....are they going to use it on their bed or hang it?
Forum: Main
11-17-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By sewingpup

This might be a crazy idea, but quilt tops are...

This might be a crazy idea, but quilt tops are usually pretty fragile with seams that could come apart with handling.....I might be tempted to just have it quilted....then bind it....and then work on...
Forum: Main
11-17-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,587
Posted By sewingpup

In addition to above, I have used the 2, 2.5, and...

In addition to above, I have used the 2, 2.5, and 3.5 inch squares in Bonnie's mysteryies.....and the also the triangles of those sizes although I think, I may have better luck when cutting those...
Forum: Main
11-17-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By sewingpup

I know with many machines especially the more...

I know with many machines especially the more expensive ones, they will have a stitch counter in them. If you look closely at the warranty, it will state something like " for home use only" As...
11-15-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 29,751
Posted By sewingpup

i am another one with poor sleep habits....I have...

i am another one with poor sleep habits....I have fibromyalgia and a variety of age related aches and pains....I bought an electric recliner when I had my rotator cuff surgery and it is pretty...
Forum: Main
11-13-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By sewingpup

I did a google search for long arm zig zag...

I did a google search for long arm zig zag machine.....and it looks like there are a few out there that are sit-down machines....looks like some are industrial machines and used for working on sails...
Forum: Main
11-13-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,537
Posted By sewingpup

I have used several kits, several patterns and...

I have used several kits, several patterns and pulled from my stash or shopped over the years, bought pre cuts....then had to figure out how to use them (seems in precuts always have something left...
Forum: Main
11-13-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,361
Posted By sewingpup

I think about a 2 inch sashing using your...

I think about a 2 inch sashing using your background color would look great....the X's would be floating.....I usually do my sashing by making rows.....and then adding the long sashing strip between...
Forum: Main
11-12-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By sewingpup

Ice Blossom.....check your manual, some models...

Ice Blossom.....check your manual, some models allow to change settings that will hold your adjustments even when you turn your machine off. I would hate for you to have a power surge or something...
Forum: Main
11-07-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,375
Posted By sewingpup

I downloaded some kind of a chart from accuquilt...

I downloaded some kind of a chart from accuquilt that listed all their dies and their shapes and sizes....I took that list and highlighted all the dies that I have in yellow.....so...when Bonnies...
Forum: Main
11-07-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,677
Posted By sewingpup

I have just gotten some of Angela Walters rulers...

I have just gotten some of Angela Walters rulers and I do like them.....as I have a long arm, I also tried some of my long arm rulers which also worked....I had the 8 X 2 inch "Ideal Quilt Guide ...
Forum: Main
11-07-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,826
Posted By sewingpup

tee hee....speaking of old vintage machines.....I...

tee hee....speaking of old vintage machines.....I think my old Viking D1, one of the earlier computerized machines, would almost qualify and also based on the size of the newer high end machines....I...
11-06-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 29,751
Posted By sewingpup

Just grab some other colors you have and see how...

Just grab some other colors you have and see how they look in the mix....I do think the orange print is too close to the red....any purples or blues or maybe teal in your stash?
Forum: Main
11-05-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,871
Posted By sewingpup

I most always wash my quilts before gifting and I...

I most always wash my quilts before gifting and I do it by throwing it the washer and dryer on my usually cycle....I also tell that they can throw it in the washer and dryer on their normal...
Forum: Main
11-05-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,495
Posted By sewingpup

Just figured out what I also like a lot about...

Just figured out what I also like a lot about Bonnie's mystery quilts
1. Uses up a lot of my little scraps sorted into color families
2. Are very easy to quilt quickly on my long arm as there is...
Forum: Main
11-05-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,495
Posted By sewingpup

I have gotten hooked on Bonnie's mystery...

I have gotten hooked on Bonnie's mystery quilts.....and yep....they are a lot of work...and yep...they are fun to do....and In my opinion....best started when the first clue comes up and I really...
Forum: Main
11-03-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,447
Posted By sewingpup

Having no little kids in the family...

Having no little kids in the family anymore....everyone has been downsizing .I haven't even put up a tree nor done any decorating for years.....we even stopped gift giving preferring to have a meal...
Forum: Recipes
11-02-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,524
Posted By sewingpup

homemade pickles...usually dill, bread and...

homemade pickles...usually dill, bread and butter, beet, watermelon, and crabapple
veggies...usually, celery curls, ripple cut carrot sticks, radish roses, green onions, cucumber wheels
olives,...
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By sewingpup

Actually, the oops too big cabinet that would not...

Actually, the oops too big cabinet that would not fit in the sewing room....and actually lives in the dining room, also serves double duty when I have company over....I drop the back leaf, settle the...
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By sewingpup

I got a demo APQS Lucey on a 12 foot table with...

I got a demo APQS Lucey on a 12 foot table with bliss.....I love it....no bells or whistle....she simply quilts. I have had it for about 10 years now and never had to send the head in. Pretty easy...
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