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01-26-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By stitch678

What an interesting find! All l can offer is that...

What an interesting find! All l can offer is that it appears like something like cording or yarn is meant to wrap around where teeth are, and the pointy end may be used to thread something through a...
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01-18-2022, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,276
Posted By stitch678

I've used ruffled eyelette around a little girl's...

I've used ruffled eyelette around a little girl's quilt.When quilting it, l left the outer 1" unquilted. l sewed the eyelette to the edge of top/ batting, then folded the backing edge in by 1/2"...
Forum: Main
01-15-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,562
Posted By stitch678

I've been longarming my " travel " quilt, and it...

I've been longarming my " travel " quilt, and it has been a challenge. So many colour changes and different textures due to appliques, ( a lot of unsewing , sigh). On the construction end of things,...
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11-21-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By stitch678

I too struggle with a computor, and l don't own a...

I too struggle with a computor, and l don't own a smartphone, but l l♡ve my Samsung tablet! You can increase the size of anything you look at by placing 2 fingers together on screen then sliding them...
Forum: Main
11-21-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By stitch678

It's better this way...he may have bought you a...

It's better this way...he may have bought you a vacuum cleaner,lol! Now, does he get to pick his own present too? That would only be fair.😊
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10-02-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,430
Posted By stitch678

You can't see both sides at the same time, unless...

You can't see both sides at the same time, unless it's being used with quilt flipped over at top...which brings those penguins into perfect orientation! I do this on purpose quite often 😊
Forum: Main
07-31-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,294
Posted By stitch678

Enjoy your new machine and your new space. Isn't...

Enjoy your new machine and your new space. Isn't it wonderful that you can enjoy both privacy and family all at once. Happy birthday...and l wish you many more productive years of stitching ♡ .
Forum: Main
07-12-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By stitch678

So now you seek a pattern suitable for larger '...

So now you seek a pattern suitable for larger ' focal' prints? Check out my pinterest board ( look up Riana Noyes, my avatar is a white cat) named " large print quilts ". There are 24 ideas there.
Forum: Main
06-20-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 29,797
Posted By stitch678

My mom used to take me to an old family " dry...

My mom used to take me to an old family " dry goods" store called " Mara's" ... that being the family name. 2 brothers, sons of a tailor, who began the business after the war (Ww11). It was deep and...
Forum: Main
06-20-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 57,018
Posted By stitch678

Our quilting group got a request from a local...

Our quilting group got a request from a local nursing home for a couple of cot sized quilts to cover the deceased (ensconced in body bags). Often, before transport by funeral home can be arranged, a...
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06-20-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,498
Posted By stitch678

I use blocks from my ufo / orphan bin , and add...

I use blocks from my ufo / orphan bin , and add strips and pieces of fabric that were " trim offs" of backing from other quilts. This way, the quilt is interesting to look at when folded up as well.
Forum: Main
05-21-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,842
Posted By stitch678

WOW! That's amazing :-))

WOW! That's amazing :-))
Forum: Main
05-06-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,394
Posted By stitch678

Get an extra bobbin case! Mine wear out every...

Get an extra bobbin case! Mine wear out every year or so ( constant use). I own 2 Janomes,a 6500 ( 15 yr old) that'll go through anything, even leather...and a used 8900 l've had 3 yr. They both sew...
Forum: Main
05-06-2021, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,610
Posted By stitch678

Purging...it depends on your space, budget, and...

Purging...it depends on your space, budget, and quilting style, l guess. As for me, l am like Jingle,I make fundraiser and charity quilts. l use every little bit, and take care to make " pretty"...
Forum: Main
05-04-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,515
Posted By stitch678

Will someone please enlighten Dunster and...

Will someone please enlighten Dunster and myself...what are terminal ends?
Forum: Main
05-04-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,022
Posted By stitch678

I usually do lap size quilts, so my design wall...

I usually do lap size quilts, so my design wall can hold 2 projects. Parts and pieces, or anything that got " stalled", gets put into the project boxes mentioned by a couple of others.To keep things...
Forum: Main
04-15-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 23,017
Posted By stitch678

While at a quilt show 3 yr ago, l came across a...

While at a quilt show 3 yr ago, l came across a vendor ( local quilting/ sew shop) who had a display of recently traded machines. I saw& fell in love with a Janome 8900 (11" throat!) , but didn't...
Forum: Main
04-15-2021, 03:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,703
Posted By stitch678

I keep spools on shallow shelves on the...

I keep spools on shallow shelves on the wall...but l'm in basement and lights are only on while l'm in the room sewing. A large medicine cabinet (bathroom style) would be perfect with doors on in a...
Forum: Main
04-15-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,034
Posted By stitch678

For children's hospital, bright cheerful colours,...

For children's hospital, bright cheerful colours, no 3D or embellishment.Always a shortage for boys ( especially older ones).
For homeless shelters, we were told to keep things medium tone ( ie not...
Forum: Main
04-12-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,681
Posted By stitch678

Our bunkbeds for grandsons are up against a wall...

Our bunkbeds for grandsons are up against a wall and are not easy to make neat. One must step on ladder to make top bunk, and reach over around safety rail ( if there's one), and on bottom bunk,...
Forum: Main
03-14-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,954
Posted By stitch678

You nailed it with that last one! Destined to...

You nailed it with that last one! Destined to becoming an heirloom ♡♡♡.
Forum: Main
03-14-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By stitch678

I prewash every fabric as l bring it in the house...

I prewash every fabric as l bring it in the house before allowing it in my stash. I too find Kona solids are reliable. But l'd still wash to get that first shrinkage out of the way. I found that as l...
Forum: Main
03-14-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,124
Posted By stitch678

The first piece l did using a midarm on a frame...

The first piece l did using a midarm on a frame resides at the bottom of the dog's kennel cage,lol. I agree with the suggestion of shortening those stitches, or turn off regulator and slow down...
Forum: Main
03-12-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By stitch678

Back when Berninas were Swiss made, you could buy...

Back when Berninas were Swiss made, you could buy one and it would last a lifetime. I had one of the first " computor" Berninas in 1984, the 1050. That machine and l built a drapery business for 13...
Forum: Main
03-12-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By stitch678

Quiltwoman 44 must've been thinking as l...

Quiltwoman 44 must've been thinking as l was...that is, why not ditch the 60 diamond idea, and simply set your squares on point? Then there is no waste, it's easy to piece, and looks just as nice in...
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