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04-11-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By Schill93

I have very bad back issues, so sitting in a...

I have very bad back issues, so sitting in a chair for any length of time is torture, so just recently I got out a Brother machine I have with a Start/Stop button that's not too heavy, and laid down...
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12-17-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,382
Posted By Schill93

That is an absolutely gorgeous quilt Aashley333....

That is an absolutely gorgeous quilt Aashley333. The colors you chose were exceptional. Bravo.!!!
Forum: Main
12-12-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,549
Posted By Schill93

Your points are beautiful by the way. I would...

Your points are beautiful by the way. I would soften it up by surrounding it with more of the gray and white and just a smidgen of black.. Its a nice design but needs softer solids to break it up. ...
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11-05-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,777
Posted By Schill93

Washing a Quilt before gifting it.

Do you ever wash your quilt before gifting it? I am not talking about washing the fabric before you piece and quilt it. I am referring to washing it after you have completely finished it? I really...
Forum: Main
11-01-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 23,325
Posted By Schill93

I was under the impression that all TM stores...

I was under the impression that all TM stores were closing, but after reading the recent posts, I checked in my area. Seems like one closed, but the other one remains open. I hate to see stores...
Forum: Main
11-01-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Schill93

To be clear, I think most vendors do their best...

To be clear, I think most vendors do their best to represent their fabric as best they can. I am a fabriholic, and weekly buy from a number of online stores. As far as monitors go, I have always...
Forum: Main
10-31-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Schill93

Color misrepresentation for online fabric

I am very aware that shopping for fabric online has certain downfalls, in which there is no remedy.
However, color is something that I generally don't have a problem with when ordering from
many ...
Forum: Main
10-14-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,411
Posted By Schill93

I agree using a print fabric on the back. It...

I agree using a print fabric on the back. It will compliment the solids on the front. You should easily be able to find fabric with the tones of blues you have in the front. You don't have to have...
Forum: Main
09-24-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,507
Posted By Schill93

SEPHIE, Have you tried that method yourself? If...

SEPHIE, Have you tried that method yourself? If so, how did you personally deal with quilting the back?

GingerK, Are those 1 1/2" strips you used for that sashing around the block? That is such...
Forum: Main
09-23-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,507
Posted By Schill93

String Quilts - Paper, stabilizer, fabric or None?

Been thinking about making a string quilt. I am considering the pros and cons of using a:
1. Foundation paper (extra labor tearing off)
2. Leave in stabilizer ( Expensive)
3. Fabric ( expensive...
Forum: Main
09-22-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Schill93

Softening stiffness of Marshall Dry Goods 108" backs.

I have purchased some 108" fabric to use for backing from Marshall Dry Goods. As it is a cheaper fabric cost wise, the hand lacks softness of the higher quality fabrics (understandably). I would...
Forum: Main
09-19-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,403
Posted By Schill93

I think finding fabric at that price per yd....

I think finding fabric at that price per yd. (with a few exceptions) that will last the test of time would be difficult. The one exception to that rule for me has been to always be on the lookout...
Forum: Main
09-18-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,922
Posted By Schill93

Does accuquilt charge sales tax? They have a...

Does accuquilt charge sales tax? They have a deal on some dies, but prices are higher than other places, and they charge shipping unless you spend $150,
Forum: Main
09-11-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By Schill93

Thank you all for your suggestions. I do load...

Thank you all for your suggestions. I do load the fabric length of grain into machine. My fabric has a half an inch extra over die cut lines. I have looked at all of your suggestions and checked. ...
Forum: Main
09-10-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By Schill93

Accuquilt HST die problem

I am making a quilt that calls for lots of half square triangles that should have a cut finish of 4 1/2" and 4" for a finished size. They are to be used in conjunction with 4 1/2" cut size (...
Forum: Main
09-03-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,922
Posted By Schill93

I am presently miffed at Accuquilt. Over a year...

I am presently miffed at Accuquilt. Over a year ago, I purchased a number of dies. One of them I had not used as of yet. It is a 5" square. So I used it about a week ago in order to make some odd...
09-03-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By Schill93

I have purchased a couple of 100% cotton slightly...

I have purchased a couple of 100% cotton slightly used duvet covers I found at my local Goodwill. I bought because I liked the print, and you get double the amount in a duvet.
Forum: Main
08-29-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,984
Posted By Schill93

Yes, I agree on the blenders. Some are...

Yes, I agree on the blenders. Some are attractive for blenders as opposed to using solids, but they are stiff. I have bought a few to see what they are like. Have not tried washing them yet to see...
Forum: Main
08-28-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,984
Posted By Schill93

MDF brand fabric from Marshall’s Dry Goods

I am not referring to their Dream Cotton or their name brand lines they carry such as Andover, Riley Blake, etc. I am speaking right now about their cheeper MDF line for $3.99. and their blender’s...
Forum: Main
07-28-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,364
Posted By Schill93

There are many throw size quilts you could make...

There are many throw size quilts you could make with the addition on some plain white background fabric. You could even use a white sheet and cut it up.

Another suggestion that I have come to...
Forum: Main
07-19-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Schill93

I have the Juki 2010Q, and find the needle...

I have the Juki 2010Q, and find the needle threader to work well provided you do it correctly. Granted, It is not as full proof as other computerized machines, but it does work. As others have...
Forum: Main
03-13-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,570
Posted By Schill93

It works fine, except as noted for the bobbin . ...

It works fine, except as noted for the bobbin . It has a piece broken off of it. Was planning on taking it to a dealer to see if it could be repaired, but then discovered how to hold thread when...
Forum: Main
03-11-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,115
Posted By Schill93

The reviews on Amazon do not appear very good. I...

The reviews on Amazon do not appear very good. I wish we could see the number of sold machines on these reviews.
Forum: Main
03-10-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,570
Posted By Schill93

I purchased 2 older Pfaffs, as I very much wanted...

I purchased 2 older Pfaffs, as I very much wanted to try the IDT system. The first one was a basic Select 3, that I got for $65, and the second one I purchased (Ebay) was a Pfaff Expression 2046 for...
Forum: Main
02-22-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,096
Posted By Schill93

Yes, that's the link I was referring to. I would...

Yes, that's the link I was referring to. I would have ordered it myself, if the price was a bit more reasonable. Looks like a nice one, and people who have purchased it seem happy with it.

As for...
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