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06-11-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Barb2018

I'm thinking the "v" is a typo.

I'm thinking the "v" is a typo.
Forum: Main
06-11-2022, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By Barb2018

I have used two wildly different threads on the...

I have used two wildly different threads on the top and bottom, but I used a thicker batting. I needed to adjust the tension slightly and while I was quilting it there was the pinprick issue that you...
04-08-2022, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By Barb2018

I have Bernina machines and I use Bernina...

I have Bernina machines and I use Bernina Software. I'm waiting for version 9 to start shipping. When I first started using it, most features were over my head, but I've grown into it. I like to...
03-25-2022, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By Barb2018

When I get stuff like that I block the number...

When I get stuff like that I block the number right away.
Forum: Main
02-08-2022, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Barb2018

I second the use of a USP - uninterruptible power...

I second the use of a USP - uninterruptible power supply, AKA battery backup. I have one for each of my sewing machines. When the power goes out, it will switch over to a battery and give me enough...
Forum: Main
06-15-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,923
Posted By Barb2018

All of mine have come rolled up too. I lay them...

All of mine have come rolled up too. I lay them flat on my cutting table and put heavy books on them for a few days.
Forum: Main
04-23-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,012
Posted By Barb2018

One thought that went through my head is the...

One thought that went through my head is the actual tension of the bobbin thread as it's being wound on the bobbin. If the tension isn't even as it's being wound or if it's being wound wonky, it...
Forum: Main
04-12-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By Barb2018

I used a jigsaw to trim mine down to a size that...

I used a jigsaw to trim mine down to a size that fit on a table top, then used a sharp knife to trim off the bits of melted mat. It didn't get on the saw blade. I put the cut edge on the backside of...
Forum: Main
04-06-2021, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By Barb2018

OK, this bugged me for some reason so I...

OK, this bugged me for some reason so I downloaded the manual and read it. The default for the machine is the left position. That's totally alien to me but I learned something.
Forum: Main
04-06-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By Barb2018

Maybe I'm not understanding the problem...when a...

Maybe I'm not understanding the problem...when a machine is turned on, shouldn't the default already be the center position?
03-25-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Barb2018

Just remember...in order to have that many tabs...

Just remember...in order to have that many tabs open, you have to have a lot of memory to begin with.
Thanks for the chuckle.
03-13-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By Barb2018

I have an 880 that I upgraded to an 880 Plus and...

I have an 880 that I upgraded to an 880 Plus and I wouldn't trade it for anything. I've quilted generous queen sized quilts on it without a problem. The only problems I've had were those originating...
Forum: Main
03-13-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,224
Posted By Barb2018

The worst that ever happened to one of my quilts...

The worst that ever happened to one of my quilts is gross...if you're squeamish stop reading.
I left a sandwiched quilt on my quilting table, ready to do some more quilting the next day. It was was...
Forum: Main
03-08-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Barb2018

I've had and have now Bernina machines and I've...

I've had and have now Bernina machines and I've not had any problems using cotton or any other thread. Mine take anything I put in them. I almost always use Aurifil 50 weight cotton thread for...
Forum: Main
03-08-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By Barb2018

Just for simplicity I use Schmetz needles on my...

Just for simplicity I use Schmetz needles on my Bernina, Juki and Janome. I use either a Microtex or a quilting needle, depending on the fabric and the stitching that I plan on doing. I almost always...
Forum: Main
02-20-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By Barb2018

I also starch from beginning to end of the whole...

I also starch from beginning to end of the whole quilt process. When I'm finished I fold them loosely. When they're ready to sandwich and baste they just need a light pressing along the fold lines.
Forum: Main
02-19-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,156
Posted By Barb2018

Here's another vote for just a narrow black...

Here's another vote for just a narrow black border. the quilt is gorgeous as is. I really wouldn't object if you posted what the pattern is either.....
Forum: Main
02-09-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,439
Posted By Barb2018

LOL I've done that too. I keep my patterns in a...

LOL I've done that too. I keep my patterns in a binder so they're out of sight and don't make me feel stressed or guilty.
Forum: Main
02-06-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By Barb2018

I made one for myself a few years ago. I used a...

I made one for myself a few years ago. I used a sheet of 3/4 thick plywood, 36 x 76. I covered it in several sheets of heavy weigh tin foil, cotton batting and topped it with cotton duck cloth....
01-29-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Barb2018

And that is just one of many reasons to have...

And that is just one of many reasons to have multiple machines.
Forum: Main
01-25-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,772
Posted By Barb2018

I used to go to my local quilt shop in town and...

I used to go to my local quilt shop in town and was always welcomed, we could chat and sometimes had hilariously funny hours at a time. So I went to a guild meeting thinking it would be similar....
01-02-2021, 05:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,806
Posted By Barb2018

I tried it and stuck with it for about 6 - 9...

I tried it and stuck with it for about 6 - 9 months in 2006, after I had a heart attack. The only thing it taught me was portion control. I found out that I had been eating for two for quite a while....
Forum: Main
09-01-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,686
Posted By Barb2018

However, there are those of us who live in rural...

However, there are those of us who live in rural areas with a Walmart that have never carried anything better than what you can read a newspaper through. I've searched my local store for years on the...
Forum: Main
08-09-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,832
Posted By Barb2018

Crayola washable markers, plain old blackboard...

Crayola washable markers, plain old blackboard chalk, Elmer's washable school glue and a cheap compass to draw circles.Couldn't quilt without them.....
The chalk comes off with a soft toothbrush.
Forum: Main
07-27-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By Barb2018

My Bernina dealer/service center is 2 hours away;...

My Bernina dealer/service center is 2 hours away; they would bend over backwards to make sure I was satisfied. That's why I would never take my machine anywhere else.
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