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Forum: Main
Yesterday, 03:58 AM
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Posted By Jan in VA

Read through these sites for excellent...

Read through these sites for excellent information on sewing machine problems. Superior Threads has a particularly informative Education section worth your time.
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Yesterday, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Jan in VA

It sounds like this is what you are looking for. ...

It sounds like this is what you are looking for. It's called an edge stitch or edging foot. You likely will need to know whether your machine is a high or low shank presser foot bar. ...
Forum: Tutorials
03-31-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,666
Posted By Jan in VA

Smile I am delighted this tutorial is still helping...

I am delighted this tutorial is still helping Board members! I've always believed quilts set on point were "a step up" in appearance and skill level, yet they can be so easy when one knows the...
03-24-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By Jan in VA

:confused: Kinda reminded me of the colors...

:confused:

Kinda reminded me of the colors of the virus. :rolleyes:
I thought many of the Valentino dresses were very nice.

Jan in VA
Forum: Main
01-18-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,209
Posted By Jan in VA

I've been thinking about that, too. As it's...

I've been thinking about that, too. As it's getting harder to maneuver large quilts for FMG, and takes me so long to handquilt, I was thinking of tying one with a flannel backing instead.
But I am a...
Forum: Main
01-16-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,808
Posted By Jan in VA

How I'd have loved to have seen that!! I'm...

How I'd have loved to have seen that!!
I'm too slow to want to be in a competition like this; my creativity is fine, but I just work slowly. (Don't read "meticulously, though!)
Forum: Main
01-16-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,808
Posted By Jan in VA

I don't know; do you think there are more people...

I don't know; do you think there are more people who bake as a hobby than there are sewists/quilters? What about that Japanese cooking show? That's what's cool about the television media, there are...
Forum: Main
01-16-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,808
Posted By Jan in VA

A wonderful quilting show idea

I just read the neatest idea on a facebook quilting group -- a quilting show done like "Chopped" or The British Baking Show" where the contestants would be given a basket of supplies and a certain...
Forum: Main
01-07-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By Jan in VA

I thought there was a 1/4" foot for that Bernina....

I thought there was a 1/4" foot for that Bernina. If not, using the foot you prefer, move your needle position to the right to where it will create a 1/4 inch seam if you track your fabric along the...
Forum: Main
01-07-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,992
Posted By Jan in VA

Our guild has Mentors. Each new member is...

Our guild has Mentors.
Each new member is given a mentor who will be sure they know all the meeting dates and topics, answer questions, go to lunch with them after meetings, keep them informed...
12-26-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By Jan in VA

That's a good one!

That's a good one!
Forum: Main
12-26-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,209
Posted By Jan in VA

After reading back through these responses, I've...

After reading back through these responses, I've come to this conclusion -- quilts, as many of us have known for a long time, have a mind of their own. They seem to get this trait from their...
Forum: Main
12-25-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,209
Posted By Jan in VA

My quilt is over a top sheet and still creeps...

My quilt is over a top sheet and still creeps down a bit. I like my shoulders covered and the back of my neck (I sleep on my side) so I feel like I'm constantly pulliing the sheet and quilt up at...
12-25-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By Jan in VA

Mine for 2020 is "anticipation". For the...

Mine for 2020 is "anticipation".
For the first time in a while I am looking forward to the coming months, to the things I get to do and things I have to do, to sewing weekly with my newish sewing...
Forum: Pictures
12-20-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,080
Posted By Jan in VA

Fabric print choices are fabulous! So much great...

Fabric print choices are fabulous! So much great movement!
Forum: Main
12-20-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,195
Posted By Jan in VA

What a great thread! 2020 will bring some...

What a great thread!

2020 will bring some "got to's" --
1. Two quilts that have been layered and basted for 3 years, for daughter and niece (they've marinated long enough!)
2. Fold and...
Forum: Main
11-27-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,236
Posted By Jan in VA

The one thing most of us agree on but too often...

The one thing most of us agree on but too often forget to mention is -- chocolate!!!
I soothes the soul, encourages clearer thinking, helps creativity, and keeps all things in perspective. An...
11-27-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,715
Posted By Jan in VA

Madeira. https://www.madeirausa.com/metallic/

Madeira. https://www.madeirausa.com/metallic/
11-07-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,734
Posted By Jan in VA

Fabrics and quilts history, Leon. Been...

Fabrics and quilts history, Leon. Been fascinated since early in my quilting career, late 1980s, I guess.

Jan in VA
Forum: Main
11-01-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,687
Posted By Jan in VA

Let blush be your "blush"!

Let blush be your "blush"!
11-01-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,088
Posted By Jan in VA

Amen! Thank you. :thumbup: Jan in VA

Amen! Thank you. :thumbup:

Jan in VA
11-01-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,734
Posted By Jan in VA

I could be "just a quilt-er-ist", I suppose, but,...

I could be "just a quilt-er-ist", I suppose, but, as a designer, historian, intructor, speaker, I am a sew"ist" because I am an art"ist".

Jan in VA
11-01-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jan in VA

You know those microwave bowl cozies? I made a...

You know those microwave bowl cozies? I made a bunch of them and confiscated one to sit beside my machine for threads and fabric snips and scraps.
Forum: Main
10-22-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,488
Posted By Jan in VA

I think this is the very best cushion (for the...

I think this is the very best cushion (for the pins) I've ever used. Granted, it's not one you've made, but because of the density of it and the lanolin in the natural wool, I really think I'll use...
10-03-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,307
Posted By Jan in VA

"Never argue with a pig. You'll just get dirty...

"Never argue with a pig. You'll just get dirty and the pig likes it."
"It's not a matter of right or wrong, but what is the wise thing to do."
"That's choice."
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