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Forum: Main
Yesterday, 05:08 PM
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Posted By sewingpup

I like loopy meander! I am not the best quilter!...

I like loopy meander! I am not the best quilter! I will throw single loops, double loops, and triple loops into my meandering. Sometimes I also put in a heart shaped leaf into the meander making...
Forum: Main
06-30-2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By sewingpup

well, I think I really do have a possessed lemon....

well, I think I really do have a possessed lemon. Some folks love their passport 2.0 others are with me. It was a very economical Pfaff as far as Pfaffs go and lots of people got them for going to...
Forum: Main
06-30-2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By sewingpup

I have a Pfaff passport 2.0. It has problems. ...

I have a Pfaff passport 2.0. It has problems. It sometimes will not stitch at all even though all the lights are on, and I can change settings. Then sometimes, if I have it plugged in, it will...
Forum: Main
06-29-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,209
Posted By sewingpup

Is there any traffic at all on the road you live...

Is there any traffic at all on the road you live on? Where I am, if folks just want something gone, the put it near the curb by the road with a FREE sign. Most of the time somebody stops and takes...
Forum: Main
06-27-2022, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By sewingpup

sighhhh.... I would utilize my local quilt shop...

sighhhh.... I would utilize my local quilt shop more if they would just offer more classes, but they just want to sell fabric.
Forum: Main
06-27-2022, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By sewingpup

I have made several I-Spy quilts. I have never...

I have made several I-Spy quilts. I have never bought any fabric for the "I spy" part. I do have a lot of scraps and it has been fun sorting through them and pulling out "fun" fabrics. And they...
Forum: Main
06-26-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,463
Posted By sewingpup

I have some designers that making one of their...

I have some designers that making one of their quilts is enough for me. For a number of various reasons, directions too hard to understand, patterns requiring special techniques that are tedious,...
Forum: Main
06-25-2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,482
Posted By sewingpup

My new one is a GE, the old one was a...

My new one is a GE, the old one was a fisher-paykal. I loved that one, it used very little water, but it "showered" down on the load and the first thing I noticed after using it the first time, that...
06-24-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,264
Posted By sewingpup

You could check and see if anyone still has an...

You could check and see if anyone still has an older computer sitting around that still works.
Forum: Main
06-24-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,482
Posted By sewingpup

I panicked when I learned appliances were hard to...

I panicked when I learned appliances were hard to come by as my washer was 20+ years old. So I rushed to the store, asked what washers they currently had in stock. Well, they had 3 models A huge...
Forum: Main
06-22-2022, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By sewingpup

You could make the 10 inch block into a 12 inch...

You could make the 10 inch block into a 12 inch by putting borders around it on 2 or 4 sides.
Forum: Main
06-22-2022, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By sewingpup

yep, definitely need to make sure they all are...

yep, definitely need to make sure they all are compatible. I had a midarm, Viking megaquilter with an inspira frame and a stitch regulator for the machine. I did learn I liked long arming on it. ...
Forum: Main
06-19-2022, 04:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,963
Posted By sewingpup

Hard to pick just one favorite. So, I have...

Hard to pick just one favorite. So, I have several "my favorites" Ha, I remember when I was a kid, every time my siblings or I would end up breaking something of mom's it was "her favorite". ...
Forum: Main
06-16-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,303
Posted By sewingpup

Does you pattern have a picture or diagram of the...

Does you pattern have a picture or diagram of the finished quilt? Can you tell from that how it is stitched together or is there a contact on the pattern you could call?
Forum: Main
06-16-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By sewingpup

yep, fabric shrinks. If I buy a kit from a quilt...

yep, fabric shrinks. If I buy a kit from a quilt shop I generally do not pre-wash as sometimes, they give just enough before you wash it as you have discovered. I also have bought kits that have...
Forum: Recipes
06-16-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,189
Posted By sewingpup

We never used a pressure cooker to can our...

We never used a pressure cooker to can our pickles. We did use a hot water bath for some. I remember packing the quart jars with cucumbers, adding some canning salt, garlic, dill, pouring a hot...
Forum: Recipes
06-15-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By sewingpup

good old peanut butter toast with a sliced banana...

good old peanut butter toast with a sliced banana on top!
Forum: Main
06-14-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By sewingpup

I have used a zipper foot sometimes to close...

I have used a zipper foot sometimes to close those tricky turning areas. I just move the needle to the left and put the edge of the foot right along the edge of the fold. I think it helps keep the...
06-12-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,340
Posted By sewingpup

As children, my grandfather took us to the...

As children, my grandfather took us to the cemetery quit regularly, we brought stale bread for the geese (no longer encouraged to feed). He would care for the graves and showed us where are great...
Forum: Main
06-11-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By sewingpup

Yep, I think with experience you will get a good...

Yep, I think with experience you will get a good idea on what works for you. I am mainly a quilter who makes quilts to be used not show quilts so I don't get too stressed out if my tension is a...
Forum: Main
06-10-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By sewingpup

The picture seems to look like the Bernina 97...

The picture seems to look like the Bernina 97 foot, The only links I could find for the 97v foot refer to the website you listed. Is the "v" actually printed on the foot or just listed on the...
Forum: Main
06-10-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By sewingpup

I would also suggest a grey, Also would use...

I would also suggest a grey, Also would use something that is a thinner thread like So Fine or Bottom line. You can try it on making a quilt sandwich on scraps and see if you like it. I always use...
Forum: Main
06-10-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,239
Posted By sewingpup

maybe some kind of a drunkards path with...

maybe some kind of a drunkards path with different sizes. I would google "modern drunkard's path quilts" and see what pops up.
Forum: Main
06-10-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By sewingpup

stumped here. I have owned 4 Bernina's, never...

stumped here. I have owned 4 Bernina's, never saw a foot with a "V" Maybe a picture would help us.
Forum: Main
06-06-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,489
Posted By sewingpup

Umm, I will have to try not pressing in half, I...

Umm, I will have to try not pressing in half, I don't think it would save that much time though as I still have to press all those joining seams when making the binding. I will try it on a smallish...
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