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Forum: Main
12-05-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By quiltedsunshine

I love your little gifties! Cord wraps and...

I love your little gifties!

Cord wraps and name tag lanyards come to mind.
Forum: Main
12-03-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By quiltedsunshine

I've done it for tied quilts, but not on a...

I've done it for tied quilts, but not on a longarm. I like to put the batting on the bottom, then put the backing right side up, then put the quilt top right side down. Then I sew around the edge...
12-01-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By quiltedsunshine

You could use a substitute like cardboard, cork,...

You could use a substitute like cardboard, cork, margarine lid, an eraser, etc.
Forum: Main
11-29-2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,756
Posted By quiltedsunshine

There's a bullet shaped mechanism under the...

There's a bullet shaped mechanism under the machine that freezes up. It's just old oil that's built up and turned into tar. At the shop, we would just put a little WD-40 on it and work it until it...
Forum: Main
11-29-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,722
Posted By quiltedsunshine

Well... I never could use a traditional thimble....

Well... I never could use a traditional thimble. I tried the stick on dots, but felt like I had to aim for them. The leather ones are so bulky, they're just in the way. So I made my own Soft...
Forum: Main
11-29-2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By quiltedsunshine

A couple things that haven't been mentioned yet...

A couple things that haven't been mentioned yet are computer tech and gaming.
Forum: Main
11-23-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By quiltedsunshine

I found this about scrim. “Scrim” describes a...

I found this about scrim. “Scrim” describes a light layer or grid of woven fibers added to some cotton battings. It acts as a stabilizer and helps to hold the batting together while quilting. This...
Forum: Main
11-23-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By quiltedsunshine

Having worked in a quilt shop for many years,...

Having worked in a quilt shop for many years, yes, many people assume Warm and Natural is 100% cotton for some reason. The package just says, "needled, cotton batting." It doesn't mention anything...
Forum: Main
11-23-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By quiltedsunshine

Wow! You did an amazing job on that quilt! ...

Wow! You did an amazing job on that quilt!

I agree with Peckish that SITD is very hard to do.

I do like LAF2019's idea of stitching "near the ditch." Maybe even echo the shape a time or two....
Forum: Main
11-23-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By quiltedsunshine

That's a great price for the size and speed. ...

That's a great price for the size and speed.

That much speed with a plastic bobbin basket seems like a bad idea to me. I'd buy an extra bobbin basket or two.

You could also get a Juki 2010 or...
Forum: Main
11-23-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By quiltedsunshine

I had never heard of Flat Back Stitch for EPP. ...

I had never heard of Flat Back Stitch for EPP. So I looked up the YouTube video. ...
Forum: Main
11-23-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 905
Posted By quiltedsunshine

The best way to know is to put your needle into...

The best way to know is to put your needle into it and see how it feels. It doesn't look like it has too many seeds. Should be alright. Let us know...
Forum: Main
11-23-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 905
Posted By quiltedsunshine

Winline 80/20 needles very comfortably. And it...

Winline 80/20 needles very comfortably. And it has far less seed bits than Warm and Natural. Plus it's less expensive. But I don't know if you can find it in the UK.
Forum: Main
11-22-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,821
Posted By quiltedsunshine

I've been having fun making Mariner's Compass...

I've been having fun making Mariner's Compass blocks with the Robin Ruth Fat Robin ruler. Here's a link: https://www.robinruthdesign.com/quilt-gallery
Forum: Main
11-19-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By quiltedsunshine

I can use different colored threads on my...

I can use different colored threads on my domestic Bernina just fine. But I cannot on my Handi Quilter longarm.

I try to match the backing fabric to the thread color I will be using on the top of...
11-16-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By quiltedsunshine

I have a blog with instructions on how to clean...

I have a blog with instructions on how to clean the bobbin winder clutch, but I can't post it here. So I sent you a private message.
Forum: Main
11-15-2022, 05:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,176
Posted By quiltedsunshine

Tim Holtz designs manly fabrics. I'll bet you...

Tim Holtz designs manly fabrics. I'll bet you could find pre-cuts of his fabrics.
Forum: Main
11-13-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By quiltedsunshine

Cord wraps are easy to make, and quilters...

Cord wraps are easy to make, and quilters appreciate them. https://hellosewing.com/diy-cord-keeper-wrap/

General's Charcoal White marking pencils are awesome. They're my favorite marking tool. ...
Forum: Main
11-13-2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By quiltedsunshine

Remember that if you're pressing with a cotton...

Remember that if you're pressing with a cotton setting on your iron, serger thread is polyester. Use a polyester setting on your iron.

I prefer 100% cotton thread for working on 100% cotton...
Forum: Main
11-11-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By quiltedsunshine

What a great bunch of bag patterns! Thanks for...

What a great bunch of bag patterns! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Main
11-11-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By quiltedsunshine

Funny! Great Picture!

Funny! Great Picture!
Forum: Main
11-07-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By quiltedsunshine

Here's one on All People Quilt. ...

Here's one on All People Quilt. https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/holiday-quilts/christmas/holiday-sewing-projects?slide=c9a37176-7efc-4ab2-8169-18605608306a#c9a37176-7efc-4ab2-8169-18605608306a
Forum: Main
10-29-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,220
Posted By quiltedsunshine

I was told that the bumps go down. Especially...

I was told that the bumps go down. Especially when working with minky, so it doesn't beard through.
Forum: Main
10-19-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,509
Posted By quiltedsunshine

That is such a beautiful quilt! Way to go!

That is such a beautiful quilt! Way to go!
10-19-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By quiltedsunshine

Here's a link from Pattern Review. ...

Here's a link from Pattern Review. https://sewing.patternreview.com/SewingDiscussions/topic/117338

With the kind of tension knobs it has, you need to pull the threads up into each one. Sometimes...
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