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10-16-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,623
Posted By mea12

I too really like the Jem Gold for...

I too really like the Jem Gold for classes/travel. If you use the clearview 1/4" foot with that machine, you will find it covers the dogs well and you will get an easy, perfect 1/4" seam. The...
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09-10-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,854
Posted By mea12

I like assembly line style ..sew first element...

I like assembly line style ..sew first element the zillion times in a row and then the 2nd piece so all are done same way before moving on to stems ..at the end it’s nice to have all blocks finished...
Forum: Main
09-01-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By mea12

Thank you so much!! Just what I was looking for...

Thank you so much!! Just what I was looking for !! Will def find amys ice cream and the shopping spot near it!! We will be in south Austin so glad there is a great shop there!
Forum: Main
09-01-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By mea12

Any great quilt shops in Austin, Tx?

I’ll be visiting Austin for a few days and of course would love to know of quilt shops there worth visiting! I may only have time for one shop. Also any other “should-not-miss” places of interest ?...
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08-26-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By mea12

Thanks to everyone for your help! I had not...

Thanks to everyone for your help! I had not considered the SIAS setting.. but i think i'd lose too much of the 9-patch because i would be stitching through the corners. If i cut triangles to size, it...
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08-25-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By mea12

On-point settings w/ a focus block??

Hello quilty friends! I'm about half done with making so far, over 50 nine-patch blocks to become a part of a christmas quilt for my 2 grandsons (and family).. some of the blocks have a fussy-cut...
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08-10-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,776
Posted By mea12

That is one glorious bear-paw quilt and the...

That is one glorious bear-paw quilt and the flying hawks is equally striking in a pattern i've not seen before. I think bear-paw might be my favorite pattern too but I don't have much luck with...
Forum: Main
07-08-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,808
Posted By mea12

Sheryl M, lots of machines have the serpentine...

Sheryl M, lots of machines have the serpentine stitch but most of them are not adjustable in length or width..or only marginally adjustable. I wanted to be sure you knew this even though i'm pretty...
Forum: Main
04-10-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,605
Posted By mea12

This is an impressive machine to look at and read...

This is an impressive machine to look at and read about! There are a very few reviews out there, all positive. A dealer told a friend he did not have 2 parts that were needed for free-motion and...
Forum: Main
12-17-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By mea12

The 680 is the Janome skyline S5 and it is a...

The 680 is the Janome skyline S5 and it is a great machine with beautiful stitch quality ..easy to use, stable/sturdy and the 9mm stitches are beautiful ..does not effect narrow seam at all if you...
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11-22-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,005
Posted By mea12

2years ago, there were 5 shops in my area and...

2years ago, there were 5 shops in my area and now, just one remains...so sad!
Forum: Main
11-11-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,526
Posted By mea12

Please come back to give your opinion on this...

Please come back to give your opinion on this machine.. I'm interested for the harp space and the fact that it fits my janome "Universal" table so it could be recessed. I'd not be looking at all but...
Forum: Main
11-11-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,510
Posted By mea12

Was the Juki machine that was gifted to you one...

Was the Juki machine that was gifted to you one of the straight stitch models comparable to the Brother 1500?
11-08-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,786
Posted By mea12

I'm still over-the-moon with my 237 and just no...

I'm still over-the-moon with my 237 and just no one who cares about that except the few of you here in this thread...its really great to have the advantages of the vintage singers (stability,...
Forum: Main
09-21-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,705
Posted By mea12

I think the 6700 comes with more accessories and...

I think the 6700 comes with more accessories and has a stronger motor. But the 6650 still has pop out plate, 9mm stitch width, variable needle positions, up/down needle, start-stop, wide 10" harp,...
09-20-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,786
Posted By mea12

Oh i re-read your message and see that you do say...

Oh i re-read your message and see that you do say this model takes plastic bobbins. I will definitely buy some of those and it explains why the metal ones didn't fit the spindle very well. They work...
09-20-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,786
Posted By mea12

Oh this is very interesting about different class...

Oh this is very interesting about different class 15 bobbins - I bought a 4-pack of metal one but the metal actually is very light and doesn’t feel to be made as well as the original metal bobbins...
09-19-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,786
Posted By mea12

After sewing on this one for a few days, I can...

After sewing on this one for a few days, I can see why you say that about wanting an extra thread-guide. I bought class 15 bobbins at joann's and they don't fit so very well...have to really press...
09-16-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,786
Posted By mea12

I spoke with a long-time Singer technician who...

I spoke with a long-time Singer technician who says they are the same..in case this comes up again, thought I'd answer my own question since I learned these are truly stellar machines made to last...
09-15-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,786
Posted By mea12

Singer 237 Made in France??

Finally found a sweet-looking 237 and was excited until I noticed it was not made in Italy. Are models made in France built the same? I liked the idea of all-metal parts, and stronger motor so I...
Forum: Main
08-23-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,393
Posted By mea12

I think mid-line today means $1000-ish ... and I...

I think mid-line today means $1000-ish ... and I too have wondered why for $1000 someone can't offer a 12-15" harp with the stitches quilters use most for that price. The Babylock Jazz II has...
Forum: Main
08-23-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,743
Posted By mea12

I believe only the Jem Gold models are still...

I believe only the Jem Gold models are still available in new. They do make an excellent class/back-up/toter machine but they are so very basic that its easy to miss needle up/down and you can't move...
Forum: Main
06-04-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,712
Posted By mea12

It's beautiful! Both borders are wonderful...i...

It's beautiful! Both borders are wonderful...i lean toward the ribbon one!
Forum: Main
05-29-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,771
Posted By mea12

the triple stretch stitch sometimes referred to...

the triple stretch stitch sometimes referred to as "saddle stitch" is a straight stitch with to and fro motion and it could be used on the inner lines separating toes. If you don't have that stitch,...
Forum: Main
05-12-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,639
Posted By mea12

Big Stitch is great. I'm seeing more and more of...

Big Stitch is great. I'm seeing more and more of it. It serves the same purpose to hold quilt layers together. I always thought of it as suitable for "primitive" style quilts but seeing it more and...
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