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02-18-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,462
Posted By Colorful1

I love Glide thread! A great LQS in CT sells...

I love Glide thread! A great LQS in CT sells Glide thread: The Bolt Quilt Shop. They were in Quilt Sampler magazine. Contact them and I’m sure they’ll be happy to help. They ship!...
Forum: Main
11-26-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,655
Posted By Colorful1

Hi, I work on mechanical machines. 2-3 drops...

Hi,
I work on mechanical machines. 2-3 drops per 8 hours for an average sewist’s machine is alot/too much. Over-oiling a machine can happen.
Stick w 1 drop per oil hole. Oil when your machine...
Forum: Main
05-29-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,195
Posted By Colorful1

I wholeheartedly agree! I have an awesome LQS and...

I wholeheartedly agree! I have an awesome LQS and the owner is worth her weight in gold! She is an expert in quiltmaking and sewing clothes, in addition to being really nice and having a great eye...
Forum: Main
03-25-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,001
Posted By Colorful1

You really should be in touch w the online...

You really should be in touch w the online retailer you purchased it from, and have them do right by you as it is their responsibility since they sold it to you. There are some online retailers who...
Forum: Main
10-13-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By Colorful1

I'm very happy w Book Crawler �� You can edit...

I'm very happy w Book Crawler ��
You can edit it to suit your needs.
Forum: Main
09-30-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,973
Posted By Colorful1

Contact the dealer you purchased it from to make...

Contact the dealer you purchased it from to make it right for you.
Forum: Main
08-21-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,709
Posted By Colorful1

Business-wise, it costs significantly more to run...

Business-wise, it costs significantly more to run a LQS than an online site. In most cases, the LQS would go out of business if it went head to head with online sites on pricing.
Forum: Main
08-21-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,709
Posted By Colorful1

As a longtime quilter, I can't say enough about...

As a longtime quilter, I can't say enough about how much I LOVE MY LQS!

They are experts and educators in the sewing/quilting field, are there to answer my questions including the difference in...
Forum: Main
05-29-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,850
Posted By Colorful1

I have the June Taylor Shape Plus & the Creative...

I have the June Taylor Shape Plus & the Creative Grids Stripology. Imo, they are as essential a tool to me as my 6"x24" ruler. I prefer the CG one because it is thicker, enabling my 45mm blade to...
Forum: Main
05-27-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,218
Posted By Colorful1

Sorry to hear of your distress. Wish my LQS was...

Sorry to hear of your distress. Wish my LQS was near you; she'd guide you on how to handle them.
Forum: Main
05-27-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,719
Posted By Colorful1

Sounds like you cut/sewed log on the crossgrain...

Sounds like you cut/sewed log on the crossgrain or width of fabric.
Cutting them on the straight grain (parallel to selvedge) omits the waviness when sewing pieces together.
Good luck!
Forum: Main
05-27-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,306
Posted By Colorful1

Whatever method you use, I suggest being mindful...

Whatever method you use, I suggest being mindful of your grains so you don't have bias on your outer edges.
Forum: Main
05-27-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,460
Posted By Colorful1

I have an HQ Simply Sixteen on the 5' Little Foot...

I have an HQ Simply Sixteen on the 5' Little Foot frame, and I also have the JUKI F600 sewing machine which is the same body as your F300. Imo, the F series machine would not work on the frame...
Forum: Main
04-01-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By Colorful1

I love my simply sixteen / little foot frame...

I love my simply sixteen / little foot frame setup. Easy to use, takes up little space, stitch quality is beautiful, it has 2 regulator modes in addition to manual, and more...all at a great price....
Forum: Main
04-01-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,471
Posted By Colorful1

The glass jar was an inkwell; it held ink for...

The glass jar was an inkwell; it held ink for fountain pens. This cabinet was designed to be multi-purpose: as a desk for writing, as well as machine cabinet for sewing :)
Forum: Main
03-20-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By Colorful1

JUKI has decades of industrial machine...

JUKI has decades of industrial machine knowledge/experience, and the TL2010Q is truly a semi-industrial machine. While some other brands offer straight stitch machines, they pale in comparison to...
12-21-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,544
Posted By Colorful1

JUKI TL2010Q isn't going anywhere from what I've...

JUKI TL2010Q isn't going anywhere from what I've been told :)
Forum: Main
06-10-2016, 04:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,367
Posted By Colorful1

Heel click on the foot control :)

Heel click on the foot control :)
Forum: Main
06-09-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,806
Posted By Colorful1

Check out the Handi Quilter Simply Sixteen w...

Check out the Handi Quilter Simply Sixteen w Little Foot Frame. It's a solid machine and frame (for quilting all size quilts) that's really well-priced, easy to use, includes stitch regulator, and...
Forum: Main
06-04-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,538
Posted By Colorful1

What kind of business do you have?

What kind of business do you have?
Forum: Main
06-02-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,353
Posted By Colorful1

For what it's worth, a friend of mine ordered...

For what it's worth, a friend of mine ordered from them and the pieces were smaller than the stated sizes.
Forum: Main
05-29-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 26,366
Posted By Colorful1

The Simply Sixteen/Little Foot frame is the...

The Simply Sixteen/Little Foot frame is the Babylock Coronet. The HQ Simply is a great machine, imo. I love mine. The frame's clamp system is excellent, and easy. The frame itself is solid, not at...
Forum: Main
05-29-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,738
Posted By Colorful1

I love the JUKI F600! Have sewn extensively on...

I love the JUKI F600! Have sewn extensively on different machines and find the F600 makes THE most gorgeous straight stitch I have ever seen for a zigzag machine. It's also the most user-friendly...
Forum: Main
05-25-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,395
Posted By Colorful1

I recommend purchasing sewing machines from your...

I recommend purchasing sewing machines from your local retailers rather than on-line, if at all possible! They're the ones who will be able to sit down and review the machine w you, auto threader and...
Forum: Main
05-16-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,095
Posted By Colorful1

1) I get the most accurate cutting results by...

1) I get the most accurate cutting results by spray STARCHING the fabric I'll be cutting from (before I cut into it) :)

(Best Press, Flatter, etc. don't yield the same results for me).

2) Try...
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