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Forum: Main
09-19-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,609
Posted By quiltingcandy

Accuquilt does charge sales tax - they didn't...

Accuquilt does charge sales tax - they didn't used to but now they do. I usually wait for them to have a free shipping over $35.00. (One die and a cutting mat takes care of that.) If Accuquilt...
Forum: Main
09-17-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,526
Posted By quiltingcandy

My current trend is the Accuquilt cutter and the...

My current trend is the Accuquilt cutter and the dies with all the embroidery patterns. So much fun.
Forum: Main
09-17-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By quiltingcandy

A lot of the problem is the places they are...

A lot of the problem is the places they are manufactured are also affected by the pandemic, not to mention getting it out of customs when it does get here. Try to find novelty fabric right now. ...
Forum: Main
09-16-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,609
Posted By quiltingcandy

I usually buy from Accuquilt, especially when...

I usually buy from Accuquilt, especially when they have their sales. It's a long drive to any dealers and usually their stock on hand is limited. But I am finding the Accuquilt does not have top...
Forum: Pictures
09-13-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,674
Posted By quiltingcandy

Absolutely fabulous!

Absolutely fabulous!
Forum: Main
09-12-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,609
Posted By quiltingcandy

A few years ago I went to a quilt show in Phoenix...

A few years ago I went to a quilt show in Phoenix AZ and they had an Accuquilt Booth and the lady there was telling me that Accuquilt wants us to buy from the local dealers - which was very odd to me...
Forum: Main
09-12-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By quiltingcandy

My wool mat is hung on a hangar with clips after...

My wool mat is hung on a hangar with clips after every use. I hang it on the edge of my TV stand. So if it is damp it dries easily. (Living in the San Diego area when have a pretty dry climate.)
Forum: Main
09-12-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,513
Posted By quiltingcandy

My dear friend that was also a quilting buddy...

My dear friend that was also a quilting buddy until she could no longer see well enough to sew, went into an assisted living facility and her daughter gave me all of her fabric. Some of it dated...
Forum: Pictures
09-12-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By quiltingcandy

It looks fabulous! Your green binding decision...

It looks fabulous! Your green binding decision was perfect. I have the Retro Clean for that reason for the aged spots. It works well too but you need both products.
Forum: Recipes
09-10-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By quiltingcandy

Finding canning jars and supplies has not been an...

Finding canning jars and supplies has not been an issue here in the San Diego area. My grocery store has them, so does Walmart and Food For Less. But that may be because they are not as big in...
Forum: Main
09-10-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,482
Posted By quiltingcandy

My mother used to say I was a true Gemini -...

My mother used to say I was a true Gemini - because I could never do just one thing at a time. I have since decided as easily distracted as I am that it was ADD all along. It's been so long that I...
Forum: Main
09-10-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By quiltingcandy

I was watching the webinar this morning and Pam...

I was watching the webinar this morning and Pam Heller is adamant that all the dies are set for a full 1/4 inch seam. It you do not cut on the straight of grain, it can cause your fabric to stretch...
09-06-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By quiltingcandy

Your machine looks fantastic! Enjoy using it!

Your machine looks fantastic! Enjoy using it!
09-04-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 743
Posted By quiltingcandy

Here's another warm welcome from Southern...

Here's another warm welcome from Southern California. My basic machines are the Janome MC6600P and a 1950 Singer 15-91. (My traveling machine is the Singer Featherweight.) My friend has the older...
Forum: Main
09-02-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,609
Posted By quiltingcandy

Accuquilt has been having live events with quilt...

Accuquilt has been having live events with quilt shops all over the US. You can find them on the Accuquilt website or Facebook. You have to register for them. One event was hosted by a quilt shop...
09-02-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 334
Posted By quiltingcandy

Hello from So. California! You are lucky to live...

Hello from So. California! You are lucky to live in such a LQS rich area. I love to visit my friend in Phoenix and check out all the quilt shops. We until lunch time, then check out a shop or two,...
Forum: Main
09-01-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By quiltingcandy

Depending on the machine that you have, my...

Depending on the machine that you have, my Janome I have turned the pedal upside down. Do you have a sewing room so the machine is kept in one place? You could put velcro on the pedal and the...
Forum: Main
09-01-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By quiltingcandy

I would like to suggest that you buy the larger...

I would like to suggest that you buy the larger mat - mine is 17 x 14 and it fits my ironing board perfectly. I use it for my quilting but I also use it to iron shirts - when ironing over buttons,...
Forum: Main
08-29-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By quiltingcandy

I have the large 17 x 24 in wool mat. When I...

I have the large 17 x 24 in wool mat. When I use it - it's on my ironing board, when i am not using it I hang it from one of those plastic hangers with clips and hang it on the edge of my desk or...
Forum: Main
08-29-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By quiltingcandy

We had a scrubs manufacturing plant sell their...

We had a scrubs manufacturing plant sell their scraps by the pound to the general public. It was good sturdy cotton fabric. It made wonderful baby quilts. Stands up to a lot of love and a lot of...
Forum: Main
08-29-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,190
Posted By quiltingcandy

I love my Clover clips and my family bought them...

I love my Clover clips and my family bought them for me on Amazon, they were also so much cheaper than Joann's or even Walmart. At the time Clover was all you could buy - there was a rumor you...
Forum: Pictures
08-29-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,841
Posted By quiltingcandy

You are a very good person. I would have handed...

You are a very good person. I would have handed them back the minute I saw the polo shirts. I think your sizes are perfect. Don't ever ask what happened to them if she doesn't tell you. You may...
Forum: Main
08-29-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By quiltingcandy

I really like Mulqueens in AZ And have shopped...

I really like Mulqueens in AZ And have shopped at most of the other places listed. It also doesn't hurt to check on Amazon - some of the shops sew thru Amazon and have a lower rate. Some people...
08-27-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By quiltingcandy

I have the one I learned to sew on in 1962. It...

I have the one I learned to sew on in 1962. It belonged to my mother, it was a wedding present from her parents in 1950. When my parents asked me the one thing I wanted them to leave me - it was...
Forum: Main
08-26-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,351
Posted By quiltingcandy

Have you thought about writing to Jenny Conrad...

Have you thought about writing to Jenny Conrad and ask? Just Google Jenny Conrad Quilts and she may answer. Georgia Bonesteal wrote back to me when I was trying to find the pattern for her...
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