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Forum: Pictures
11-23-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,823
Posted By BonnieJP

A couple of my 2022 wall hanging/table topper...

A couple of my 2022 wall hanging/table topper projects.
Forum: Main
11-16-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,143
Posted By BonnieJP

I made a couple of donation quilts for older...

I made a couple of donation quilts for older (teen) boys using fabrics in the colors of the local sport teams (navy, orange, and white for the Chicago Bears; red and black for the Chicago...
11-11-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By BonnieJP

I recently purchased SewWrite software to use on...

I recently purchased SewWrite software to use on my older Bernette embroidery machine. It's very easy to use because the software works basically like Microsoft Word. You type the text you want,...
11-11-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By BonnieJP

We have a granite bathroom sink and like it a lot.

We have a granite bathroom sink and like it a lot.
Forum: Main
11-09-2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By BonnieJP

The sizes are different, but these rulers have a...

The sizes are different, but these rulers have a lip that the rotary cutter "rides in." I have a couple of these True Cut rulers and love them because I feel there's less risk of the cutter sliding...
Forum: Pictures
11-03-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,315
Posted By BonnieJP

Very happy belated birthday to your dad. Also,...

Very happy belated birthday to your dad. Also, please thank him for his service.
Forum: Main
10-24-2022, 03:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,772
Posted By BonnieJP

I tried glue sticks too, but the best way I've...

I tried glue sticks too, but the best way I've found to "baste" a quilt sandwich is to use Elmer's Washable School glue and a carpenter's roller bottle. I've done over 200 quilts using this method...
Forum: Main
10-16-2022, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,239
Posted By BonnieJP

Thnk you so much, Thimblebug. Your note made my...

Thnk you so much, Thimblebug. Your note made my day!
Forum: Pictures
10-13-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,463
Posted By BonnieJP

Very cute quilts for the little ones.

Very cute quilts for the little ones.
Forum: Main
10-13-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,239
Posted By BonnieJP

Thank you, LI Diva.

Thank you, LI Diva.
Forum: Main
10-12-2022, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,239
Posted By BonnieJP

It's almost here. This is the first time I will...

It's almost here. This is the first time I will have quilts displayed at an in-person show. I've entered three quilts (non-judged category) and I'm kind of excited about it.
Forum: Pictures
10-09-2022, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,286
Posted By BonnieJP

When quilting straight lines, I use painter's...

When quilting straight lines, I use painter's tape as a guide. It stays on while sewing, then easily pulls off without leaving any marks.
Forum: Main
10-06-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By BonnieJP

I use Glide for piecing and FMQ. Never have...

I use Glide for piecing and FMQ. Never have problems with it. I love it.
Forum: Pictures
10-06-2022, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,356
Posted By BonnieJP

I'm not sure if it will work in this situation,...

I'm not sure if it will work in this situation, but Jamie Wallen has a YouTube on reducing wavy borders with spray starch. I've done it and it worked. Here's the link: ...
10-06-2022, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,009
Posted By BonnieJP

Welcome to the board.

Welcome to the board.
10-05-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By BonnieJP

Helen, if you have Facebook, check out the...

Helen, if you have Facebook, check out the "Necchi Supernove Sewing Machines" group. Carl Sparks (and the other members) can provide lots of information on these machines.
Forum: Main
09-30-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By BonnieJP

I use 40wt. Glide polyester for FMQ. Lots of...

I use 40wt. Glide polyester for FMQ. Lots of colors to choose from, nice sheen, and made in the USA.
Forum: Main
09-28-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By BonnieJP

Check out the patterns from FabricCafe.com. They...

Check out the patterns from FabricCafe.com. They have lots of patterns for larger blocks with minimal cutting.
Forum: Main
09-16-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By BonnieJP

I love the Cozy Quilt patterns and have never had...

I love the Cozy Quilt patterns and have never had a problem with them. Donna Jordan (Jordan Fabrics) has a YouTube tutorial on making the Nine Sisters quilt that might help you. Here's the link:
...
Forum: Main
09-04-2022, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,239
Posted By BonnieJP

PSQG of St. Charles IL quilt show

The Prairie Star Quilt Guild of St. Charles, IL is holding their bi-annual quilt show October 14 (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and October 15 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) at the DuPage County Fair Grounds,...
07-12-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By BonnieJP

I didn't take it that you were "disparaging" my...

I didn't take it that you were "disparaging" my machine. I have several Singers, and agree the parts are very easy to get, which is one of the reasons I like them. I bought the Necchi in a pristine...
07-12-2022, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By BonnieJP

The Necchi Supernova is actually quite a nice...

The Necchi Supernova is actually quite a nice machine. Like my vintage Singers, it is a solid metal machine, but it has features not offered by Singer like the rotating needle plate and the ability...
Forum: Main
07-11-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By BonnieJP

If the problem is caused by excess fabric (not...

If the problem is caused by excess fabric (not the seams intersecting), you might try Jamie Wallen's tip for wavy borders:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkVdQZqPJEw
07-09-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By BonnieJP

The you for the links, Joe.

The you for the links, Joe.
Forum: Main
07-08-2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,236
Posted By BonnieJP

Here are the instructions I posted on using a...

Here are the instructions I posted on using a carpenter glue bottle to paste quilt sandwiches:I have glue basted more than 100 quilts using Elmer’s Washable School Glue. I tried other methods, but...
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