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10-19-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,841
Posted By Maia B

Someone said: “Just to warn you, typically...

Someone said:

“Just to warn you, typically the feet for a Bernina can only be used on that model and that model alone and you might not be able to use them on another machine”

That’s completely...
Forum: Main
07-05-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,736
Posted By Maia B

Many, but not all, Muslims would be uncomfortable...

Many, but not all, Muslims would be uncomfortable with images of animate/sentient beings. But red is fine for Muslims. Some conservative Muslim ladies wouldn’t *wear* red, but that doesn’t mean it’s...
Forum: Main
01-03-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,316
Posted By Maia B

My boys were sewing with a real machine at ages 6...

My boys were sewing with a real machine at ages 6 & 8. So I think a 5 yr old girl could learn to do so safely. Of course, depends on the individual child...
Forum: Main
01-01-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,611
Posted By Maia B

http://www.christianlanequilters.com/page/page/590...

http://www.christianlanequilters.com/page/page/590515.htm

A source I found, no association.
Forum: Main
01-01-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,611
Posted By Maia B

Missouri Star Quilt Company has some preprinted...

Missouri Star Quilt Company has some preprinted whole cloth quilt tops in pillow, crib, and bed sizes, if someone wants to try it before designing and marking the top themselves.
Forum: Pictures
01-01-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,393
Posted By Maia B

Lovely! Great that you finished it! I've got some...

Lovely! Great that you finished it! I've got some long-term UFOs, and a crib quilt I hand-quilted over several years and on 3 continents, lol.
Forum: Main
12-30-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By Maia B

Pattern Review has sewing machine reviews and...

Pattern Review has sewing machine reviews and discussion forums.
Forum: Pictures
12-30-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,433
Posted By Maia B

NICE! Fab colors and super quilting!

NICE! Fab colors and super quilting!
Forum: Main
12-29-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By Maia B

Do you like piecing on a 9mm machine? Both the...

Do you like piecing on a 9mm machine? Both the 750 and 780 have 9mm max stitch width with dual feed. My Bernina 820 is 9mm with dual feed, and it's excellent at piecing long strips and most pieces,...
Forum: Main
12-20-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,711
Posted By Maia B

How about a Pfaff Passport 3.0? IDT for piecing,...

How about a Pfaff Passport 3.0? IDT for piecing, autocut, lightweight/portable. Local dealer has them at $499.

It's a small machine, so it wouldn't be suitable for FMQing anything large, but I...
Forum: Main
12-03-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,654
Posted By Maia B

There's nothing wrong with the 560, it's been out...

There's nothing wrong with the 560, it's been out for years. I'm on several Bernina yahoo groups and other forums, and i never heard a single complaint about the 560. I wouldn't hesitate to buy one,...
Forum: Pictures
06-21-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,705
Posted By Maia B

That's great! Super Jazzy!

That's great! Super Jazzy!
Forum: Pictures
06-21-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,527
Posted By Maia B

All good, but the bed quilt is FABULOUS! Super...

All good, but the bed quilt is FABULOUS! Super work!
Forum: Pictures
03-22-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,057
Posted By Maia B

Wow, very pretty! Love the colors.

Wow, very pretty! Love the colors.
Forum: Main
03-03-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By Maia B

I have (and love!) a 1030. If the needle isn't...

I have (and love!) a 1030. If the needle isn't centered, have a tech adjust it, or do it yourself if you're clever and brave ;).

That said, I prefer the 37 foot for 1/4" piecing, with or without...
Forum: Main
01-18-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,819
Posted By Maia B

Mostly Aurifil cotton mako 50wt (I bought a huge...

Mostly Aurifil cotton mako 50wt (I bought a huge stash on clearance from Tristan Threads), Masterpiece by Superior (my stash is all the older 2 ply, haven't tried their new 3 ply version), and...
Forum: Main
01-15-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,721
Posted By Maia B

I'm not a do-it-yourself gal when it comes to...

I'm not a do-it-yourself gal when it comes to machine repair. But it will be worth repairing, I know that! 930s go for $600-$100 depending on condition and what feet and accessories are included. I...
Forum: Main
12-04-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,569
Posted By Maia B

The largest harp on machines with feed dogs is 12...

The largest harp on machines with feed dogs is 12 inches. The Bernina 8 series, the Janome 7700, 8200, 8900, 12000, and 15000 have 12" harps. There are many Pfaffs, Brothers, Baby Locks, Vikings with...
Forum: Main
11-23-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,303
Posted By Maia B

One thing I highly recommend, since you are...

One thing I highly recommend, since you are researching so thoroughly, is to join the free yahoo groups related to each machine model. I belong to the Janome Horizon group (7700, 8200, and 8900) and...
Forum: Main
09-19-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,717
Posted By Maia B

I love my Koala chair. It adjusts from very low...

I love my Koala chair. It adjusts from very low to draft height, which is great, since I'm short. It allows me to be comfortable at cabinets that would be too tall for me otherwise.
Forum: Pictures
09-05-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,354
Posted By Maia B

Love that print! I haven't seen this pattern done...

Love that print! I haven't seen this pattern done in low contrast, or in a print, until now. Just beautiful and very fresh-looking! Great quilting, also.
08-30-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,962
Posted By Maia B

BEAUTIFUL, CJ! Your Organization is so...

BEAUTIFUL, CJ! Your Organization is so inspiring! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Main
08-30-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By Maia B

I have an Activa 240, the top of the line which...

I have an Activa 240, the top of the line which preceded the 3 series. Love it! I can change the bobbin one-handed, under the table, and I don't have any special dexterity. Same solid, powerful,...
Forum: Pictures
08-24-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,034
Posted By Maia B

That is just BEYOND GORGEOUS! The colors, the...

That is just BEYOND GORGEOUS! The colors, the QUILTING, the borders...bravo.
Forum: Main
06-20-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,557
Posted By Maia B

To add, I do have other machines. A Bernina 630...

To add, I do have other machines. A Bernina 630 and older/mechanical Bernina 1030 are my favorites along with my 820. Same high quality, reliability, and ease/pleasure of use. The 1030 is quite...
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