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10-13-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By jcrow

I do the same.

I do the same.
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09-07-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,950
Posted By jcrow

People cut up solid charm packs and sell them on...

People cut up solid charm packs and sell them on eBay. I buy mine from eBay. Very inexpensive. No pinking. Watch for how many pieces are in a pack...some only have 20. Lots have 40-44. They also sell...
Forum: Main
09-02-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,629
Posted By jcrow

I have a Viking Huskavarna, the Quilt Designer,...

I have a Viking Huskavarna, the Quilt Designer, and Ive been using The Sidewinder for my Viking bobbins and it works great! Been doing this for years!
Forum: Main
08-30-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,227
Posted By jcrow

I only buy Steam a Seam Lite (I don’t know if...

I only buy Steam a Seam Lite (I don’t know if it’s 2 or not). I’ve tried a few others, including Mistyfuse and Heat and Bond Lite, but Steam a Seam beats them all IMO!
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08-13-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,292
Posted By jcrow

The one blocks look like Christmas blocks IMOO.

The one blocks look like Christmas blocks IMOO.
Forum: Main
07-22-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,076
Posted By jcrow

Thank you for your advice. I think I will...

Thank you for your advice. I think I will continue to ‘press’ my seams as I go. I don’t feel comfortable not pressing yet. I will try using a small roller to press my seams though.
Forum: Main
07-21-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,076
Posted By jcrow

Do you really need to iron 1/4 seams before nesting?

I saw on YouTube that Jenny Doan doesnt iron after sewing 1/4 seams and then joining them to another 1/4 seam. She just holds down the seams and nests them this way. If I do that, will I get a...
07-17-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,767
Posted By jcrow

Flying Geese, new way

https://youtu.be/RXW-lrlZayw

Donna Jordan of Jordan Fabrics makes her flying geese differently. She makes the points 1/4 smaller than the rectangle. Ive always had trouble with FG because Id...
Forum: Main
07-15-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,506
Posted By jcrow

I just showed this ruler holder. I bought two...

I just showed this ruler holder. I bought two from Clyde’s Workshop online. They come ready to hang on the wall, with a cubby hole with a door and places to hang scissors and rotary cutters besides...
Forum: Main
07-08-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,996
Posted By jcrow

https://youtu.be/lPe2tBLdmac

https://youtu.be/lPe2tBLdmac
Forum: Main
07-05-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,554
Posted By jcrow

If you lay your left arm from wrist to elbow down...

If you lay your left arm from wrist to elbow down on ruler and press, it should hold perfectly still for your cutting, I’ve had to cut that way due to an injury and it worked well for me. No problems.
Forum: Main
07-05-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,825
Posted By jcrow

I have lots of books, too many magazines and way,...

I have lots of books, too many magazines and way, way, way too many patterns. I buy them and get the hard copy or I get the pdf and print it off. Those I have strewn all over my sewing room. I need...
07-03-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 689
Posted By jcrow

A divorce can leave you reeling for a long time...

A divorce can leave you reeling for a long time if you let it. I hope you have people to talk with. My daughter moved back home at 33 for 3 years and I didn’t get any sewing done at all during that...
Forum: Main
07-02-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,254
Posted By jcrow

I don’t use polyester in my quilts because I...

I don’t use polyester in my quilts because I don’t want to but my dear friend sure does. She quilts with whatever she likes and I admire her for her ways.
Forum: Main
07-02-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,791
Posted By jcrow

Call your LQS and ask them if they have someone...

Call your LQS and ask them if they have someone they send scissors to be sharpened out to. I know our Viking dealer here in town sends them out to be sharpened. But the little LQS doesn’t. It’s...
Forum: Main
07-01-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,403
Posted By jcrow

Etsy keeps track of your orders. Go to the top...

Etsy keeps track of your orders. Go to the top right hand corner and click on ‘YOU’ and when it drops down, click on ‘Purchases and reviews’. It will be there.
Forum: Main
07-01-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,068
Posted By jcrow

I never thought of using a lint roller to get the...

I never thought of using a lint roller to get the threads off the design wall. What a great idea!
Forum: Main
06-30-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,689
Posted By jcrow

A few years back, I started spending money on...

A few years back, I started spending money on fabric and precuts like crazy. My sewing room is hard to get around in it. I am making a table runner today and found a half yard bundle that was...
Forum: Main
06-30-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,613
Posted By jcrow

Go to your LQS with pictures of a few of the...

Go to your LQS with pictures of a few of the quilts you want to sell and a note telling who made them and what year about and the prices you want for each. I bet they’ll let you put them up at their...
Forum: Main
06-30-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,003
Posted By jcrow

I’ve never made one so I can’t be any help but...

I’ve never made one so I can’t be any help but your block is so pretty. I want to make one. Stars are my favorite blocks.
Forum: Main
06-30-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,068
Posted By jcrow

Your kitchen cart sounds great! Especially since...

Your kitchen cart sounds great! Especially since it’s on wheels. I bought my hanging ruler holder online from www.clydes-workshop.com. I think it has eleven tracks (very long where you can put a few...
Forum: Main
06-30-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,068
Posted By jcrow

My new presents

I bought these both online. This first one is my design wall. I have my embroidery unit in its huge box behind the right side of the wall so its sticking out kind of funny. You roll it up and down....
Forum: Main
06-29-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,976
Posted By jcrow

I just watched a YouTube video where the gal was...

I just watched a YouTube video where the gal was cleaning her Olfa mat with an art eraser to get thread and batting and fabric out of the mat. That is what I’m going to try.
Forum: Main
06-29-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By jcrow

I make the flange binding with 1 1/2” strip and...

I make the flange binding with 1 1/2” strip and 2” strip. I know it’s not the size you usually see, but it works perfectly!
Forum: Main
06-29-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By jcrow

I have the Bernina 830 and I’ve had it for 9...

I have the Bernina 830 and I’ve had it for 9 years. It cost me a small fortune and I would throw a fit if it needed a new mother board now. It’s waiting for me to take it to be serviced. The bobbin...
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