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Forum: Main
06-27-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,967
Posted By franklindixie

Qubes only cut one of a given shape. Think about...

Qubes only cut one of a given shape. Think about what shapes you typically use. It may be better to purchase individual does that cut multiples of the same, commonly used shapes instead of a Qube.
Forum: Main
06-27-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,944
Posted By franklindixie

Don’t! Get a 6700 instead

Don’t! Get a 6700 instead
Forum: Main
06-27-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,776
Posted By franklindixie

My favorite is #15. It’s an oval bowl shape that...

My favorite is #15. It’s an oval bowl shape that gives excellent visibility & glides over thick seams
Forum: Main
06-27-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,312
Posted By franklindixie

There comes a time when ALL electronic machines...

There comes a time when ALL electronic machines become outdated & the industry has changed so much that repairs are neither cost-worthy nor appropriate. Which is soon followed by impossible. Idk why...
Forum: Main
06-27-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,961
Posted By franklindixie

The new Janome 6700 is pure heaven! Affordable,...

The new Janome 6700 is pure heaven! Affordable, complete & awesome. Love love love this machine. Call your local dealer
Forum: Main
06-27-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,358
Posted By franklindixie

Beware! Sometimes the “quilt police” masquerade...

Beware! Sometimes the “quilt police” masquerade as “friends”... Bless their hearts!
Forum: Main
01-10-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,358
Posted By franklindixie

I love orange! All shades.

I love orange! All shades.
Forum: Main
01-10-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,464
Posted By franklindixie

My first house, as tiny cottage really, had a...

My first house, as tiny cottage really, had a large walk-in closet & a smaller but very tall space. The smaller space housed my sewing machine & the larger, my stash. It was perfect & always tidy...
Forum: Main
11-17-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,996
Posted By franklindixie

I’m a gadget girl. I buy almost ever new ruler...

I’m a gadget girl. I buy almost ever new ruler available & encourage others to do so. If it makes life easier & piecing more accurate-why not?
Forum: Main
07-13-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,087
Posted By franklindixie

Best iron I've EVER used is the Reliable...

Best iron I've EVER used is the Reliable Velocity. Not cheap: $169 on sale - but no drips, heats quickly, handles any fabric w/o scorching, generous water tank, great steam, presses out wrinkles in...
Forum: Main
07-02-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,674
Posted By franklindixie

I HATE paper piecing. I've tried it. I understand...

I HATE paper piecing. I've tried it. I understand the process & even appreciate the results but pulling off the paper & those thick joins between the blocks - not for me! Never again
Forum: Main
02-05-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By franklindixie

I love my Berninas (yes, plural) & my baby lock...

I love my Berninas (yes, plural) & my baby lock quilt pro. I prefer Schmetz or Klasse 75/11 or 80/12 sharps/microtex/jeans needles (all very similar) for piecing & 90/14 for quilting, unless using...
Forum: Main
12-22-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,563
Posted By franklindixie

I'm wondering why you - not even the owner of the...

I'm wondering why you - not even the owner of the machine - posted this. Expensive machines can potentially incur expensive repairs. But it IS COVERED under warranty - a 5-year warranty on...
Forum: Main
12-08-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,155
Posted By franklindixie

Hi sweet quilt sister! Don't you EVER think that...

Hi sweet quilt sister! Don't you EVER think that you are "less than" ANYONE!!!!

You do an awesome job quilting in your comfort zone. Pantos are relatively easy & result in perfect patterns. How...
Forum: Main
12-03-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,573
Posted By franklindixie

Great advice!

Great advice!
Forum: Main
12-03-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,323
Posted By franklindixie

Hooray for the LQS! Can't get this kind of...

Hooray for the LQS! Can't get this kind of personal, quality service from chains or on-line. 😃
Forum: Main
12-03-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,655
Posted By franklindixie

Why are you reluctant to bring the machine to a...

Why are you reluctant to bring the machine to a reliable sewing machine dealer for service? If you weren't feeling well - after you asked the opinion of all your friends - wouldn't you call a doctor?
Forum: Main
12-03-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,043
Posted By franklindixie

Does it occur to any of you on-line shoppers that...

Does it occur to any of you on-line shoppers that LQS-quality from a website equals the slow demise of the LQS? Websites sell "close-out" fabric at lower prices than LQS PAYS for current...
Forum: Main
12-03-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,178
Posted By franklindixie

Get an Olfa or Omnigrid. They're the most...

Get an Olfa or Omnigrid. They're the most expensive but will easily last 10 years or more
Forum: Main
11-13-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,844
Posted By franklindixie

So here's the truth about Inspira needles. When...

So here's the truth about Inspira needles. When SVP - the parent company that owns Singer, (husqvarna) Viking & Pfaff (& white) - bought Singer -- the singer "name" was/is owned by another company...
Forum: Main
11-06-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,070
Posted By franklindixie

Why on earth would anyone wind thread over...

Why on earth would anyone wind thread over existing thread on a bobbin? Use a new bobbin. Pull old thread off a bobbin, use up old bobbins for quilt piecing!
Forum: Main
09-05-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,612
Posted By franklindixie

BabyLocks are the best & def worth the $. That...

BabyLocks are the best & def worth the $. That being said, you can get a basic Janome for ~ $350 or a Viking 200S that's easy to thread for around $500. Good luck
Forum: Main
09-04-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,359
Posted By franklindixie

Heck NO! Even at $442, you got a steal! The...

Heck NO! Even at $442, you got a steal! The 6600 is a tank. It will see thru anything & will last forever with very little maintenance. Do yourself a favor & have your local service center give it...
Forum: Main
05-15-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,155
Posted By franklindixie

That is a beautiful quilt

That is a beautiful quilt
Forum: Main
05-15-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,155
Posted By franklindixie

This is also said with LOVE. Why do you care...

This is also said with LOVE. Why do you care what others think? If YOU are happy with your panto quilting, who else cares? As for QOV - & I've made quite a few- do you REALLY think the recipients...
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