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Forum: Main
05-31-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,593
Posted By AprilM

Janome 4300 QDC

I just bought the Janome 4300 QDC in mid-March (right before the pandemic) to replace my Janome Jem Platinum. Love it - this model even accepts the optic magnifier!
Forum: Main
02-17-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,596
Posted By AprilM

I have had good luck with Murphy’s Oil Soap. It...

I have had good luck with Murphy’s Oil Soap. It removed the overspray from my counter and my hands!0
Forum: Main
01-11-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,915
Posted By AprilM

Priming the pump for a new quilt...

Priming the pump for a new quilt...
01-11-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 25,262
Posted By AprilM

Been checking back regularly hoping to see that...

Been checking back regularly hoping to see that everything eventually turned out as it should, but looks like there is still room for improvement. I guess i dont understand why someone would sign up...
Forum: Main
01-11-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,915
Posted By AprilM

Like FWLover i am in Iowa and the icing started...

Like FWLover i am in Iowa and the icing started here around 2pm Friday. I was at work, but encouraged by my very nice and wonderful bosses to head home early - which i did! The roads just started to...
Forum: Pictures
01-07-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,077
Posted By AprilM

Like it a lot! Please keep us posted - and yes,...

Like it a lot! Please keep us posted - and yes, i would be happy to send you some scraps as well!
Forum: Main
01-07-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,375
Posted By AprilM

A lot of really great ideas! I usually use...

A lot of really great ideas! I usually use regular mailing labels and i can get about 4 to 6 blocks from one single label. So they dont stick forever, i just stick them on the leg of my jeans to...
Forum: Pictures
01-06-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,915
Posted By AprilM

Great job! It gets easier and pretty soon you...

Great job! It gets easier and pretty soon you wont even have to think about it and can just have fun! My first attempts were awful... you are a natural!
Forum: Pictures
01-06-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,106
Posted By AprilM

Sewingsuz... you asked about posting a photo 😊 I...

Sewingsuz... you asked about posting a photo 😊 I am using the iPhone X... this is how i added a photo - i would imagine that the procedure should be close to the same no matter what device, but dont...
01-06-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By AprilM

I am using the iPhone X... this is how i added a...

I am using the iPhone X... this is how i added a photo - i would imagine that the procedure should be close to the same no matter what device, but dont quote me on that! I know we have all had our...
01-06-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,192
Posted By AprilM

I am using the iPhone X... this is how i added a...

I am using the iPhone X... this is how i added a photo - i would imagine that the procedure should be close to the same no matter what device, but dont quote me on that! I know we have all had our...
Forum: Main
01-06-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By AprilM

I use Hobbs 80/20 fusible - not sure if Joannes...

I use Hobbs 80/20 fusible - not sure if Joannes sells it or not? Some years ago when fusibles first came to the market i tried the Joannes store brand - it was awful - reminded me of batting that...
Forum: Main
01-05-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,262
Posted By AprilM

While i dont have a Bernina - i do have a Janome...

While i dont have a Bernina - i do have a Janome 6600 with Accufeed, which works much better than any walking foot i have ever used! Without it, jeans and jelly roll rugs would have definitely been...
Forum: Main
01-05-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,799
Posted By AprilM

I agree with everything that has been mentioned...

I agree with everything that has been mentioned already! I have an adjustable office chair with no arms for my regular sewing machine adjusted to the right height for me (i am 5’2”). I use a fully...
Forum: Main
01-05-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By AprilM

I have used 80/20 fusible battings on...

I have used 80/20 fusible battings on wallhangings with great results. Since it (probably) wont be washed the fusible will give it a little extra “structure” until such time as the wallhanging might...
Forum: Pictures
01-05-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,970
Posted By AprilM

A new adventure awaits... great job! There is so...

A new adventure awaits... great job! There is so much help here on the board if you get stuck!
Forum: Main
01-05-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,764
Posted By AprilM

Hmmm... i predict a run on Dollar Stores...

Hmmm... i predict a run on Dollar Stores nationwide in search of that spray. I see that Crayola brands might have something similar! Thank you, Quiltah Mama!
Forum: Main
01-05-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By AprilM

Thank you all for your help! I was able to...

Thank you all for your help!

I was able to contact my supplier... and what she told me was essentially what Feline Fanatic just posted. In this case (Magaglide pre-wound) the core for the L and M...
Forum: Main
01-04-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By AprilM

A question about pre-wound bobbins...

Hoping someone can help me figure this out cuz i cant find any info whatsoever...

my Nolting Quilting Bee (sitdown longarm) uses class “M” bobbins. I recently ordered pre-wound Magna-Glide class...
Forum: Pictures
01-04-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,106
Posted By AprilM

The sign is now “officially” at home in my sewing...

The sign is now “officially” at home in my sewing room...
Forum: Main
01-03-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,764
Posted By AprilM

Like Rryder, i hope to work on my ruler quilting...

Like Rryder, i hope to work on my ruler quilting skills this year. When i first got my sitdown longarm i couldnt ever see myself wanting/needing to try ruler work, but after watching some online...
01-02-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 25,262
Posted By AprilM

I think i read somewhere here that the current...

I think i read somewhere here that the current changes on the board are a “work in progress” 😊 but yes it certainly was disorienting at first to find almost nothing that looked familiar! For me its...
01-02-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,530
Posted By AprilM

My Happy Place isnt huge, so i pretty much gotta...

My Happy Place isnt huge, so i pretty much gotta tidy up and put away any leftovers once i have finished with a project and want to start another. I have learned to be ok with that (even though its...
Forum: Main
01-01-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By AprilM

Silicone spray really helps! Pick up a can at a...

Silicone spray really helps! Pick up a can at a quilt shop or online (i use Sullivans). Shake the can and then liberally spray a clean old sock or soft cloth - then apply to the bed of your machine...
Forum: Pictures
01-01-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,106
Posted By AprilM

I dont paint or draw - absolutely not one of my...

I dont paint or draw - absolutely not one of my talents. When she asked me what i wanted i just drew a rectangle on a piece of paper with “April’s Happy Place” in the middle and scribbled “x’s”...
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