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  1. Thread: Babylock Jane

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    Babylock Jane

    I purchased a Babylock Jane and I really do like it. I teach quilting classes and really put a machine through the paces. I have sewn on Babylock machines for the last 15 years. My Ellegante 2 had...
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    Anyone else thought about this?

    I am retired and spend most of my days in my sewing room piecing quilts. I have a very nice computerized sewing machine, a Babylock Crescendo. I free motion quilt on my Crescendo also. I am...
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    Re: Iron recommendation

    I have had two Rowenta irons that leaked horribly. I seem to go through irons rather quickly. A month ago I bought a Black and Decker iron called The Classic that is an old style, heavy iron. It...
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    Dritz Petite Press Mini Iron

    Have any of you used this mini iron to press 1/4" seams? The reviews I read were mixed. Some people loved it and some people said it did not get hot enough. I saw a paper piecing video where it was...
  5. Thread: Frustated

    by janbee
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    Re: Frustated

    Jean,
    I have a Block Rockit and I have the same problem. According to the machine dealers I talked to before purchasing my machine, this is the norm for mid-arm and long-arm machines. I just don't...
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    Re: New Brother Quilters Club Machines

    This machine sounds like it is similar to the Babylock Crescendo except without the digital walking foot. It comes with an even feed foot. It has the laser also.

    Jan
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    New Brother Quilters Club Machines

    Have any of you looked at the new Brother Quilters Club Machines? I am interested in looking at a BQ3050. Have any of you looked at that machine? What kind of price tag did it have?

    Jan
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    Re: Jelly roll rug zig-zag problem

    I have made 3 jelly roll rugs on my Crescendo with fabulous results. I used the straight stitch foot and a jeans needle.
  9. Thread: New Batting

    by janbee
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    New Batting

    I have found a new batting that I really like. I bought it at my LQS. It is Ever Sewn brand. It is 80/20 and it is virtually impossible to pull a hole in it. Also it is heavily needled and can be...
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    Re: Starch or no starch, that's the question

    I am a long arm quilter. All I can say is, I love you. If all my customers would follow your directions on a final pressing with heavy spray starch and also heavy spray starch for the backing, I...
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    Re: Did you see the change coming to Craftsy?

    By law, we paid for these classes. Their contract says once you pay for it, it is yours forever. They can't take away what we have already paid for. The Fair Trade Commission would be all over...
  12. Thread: Master Quilter

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    Re: Master Quilter

    I am referring to women in my area that advertise themselves as Master Quilters. I was not referring in any way to the forum. I just wondered how someone would achieve the title of Master Quilter?
  13. Thread: Master Quilter

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    Master Quilter

    I wonder who or what deems a person a Master Quilter? I know that the NQA has in the past deemed quilts at a judged show a Master Quilt. My understanding is that there have been only 29 Master...
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    Re: Angela and a Janome

    Many of Angela's Craftsy classes feature both a Janome for quilting lessons on a domestic machine and her Handi Quilter.
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    Precise Pantograph System

    Do any of you have this system for your Mid Arm or Long Arm? I am thinking about purchasing one. Does anyone have one they would like to sell? I have seen some for sale because the person got a...
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    Warm and Natural 80/20

    Have any of you seen the Warm and Natural 80/20? I thought I read where they were coming out with this new product but have been looking for it and haven't found it yet. When I first saw the Warm...
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    Re: Need Your Advice on a Block Rockit

    Thank you I didn't know you could do that kind of search.
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    Need Your Advice on a Block Rockit

    My husband and I are considering purchasing a Block Rockit 15" mid arm quilting machine with a king frame. I would like to use the machine to do pantographs, and generic free motion quilting for...
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    Re: Sit Down Frame for Machine Quilting

    I have been checking on sit down frames. This is for information to everyone who is looking for a frame like the Brother Dream quilt frame. I have heard nothing but good things about this frame. ...
  20. Thread: May I Vent?

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    Re: May I Vent?

    What is sad about all this is that this business had the Bernina dealership for 40+ years. When I went in to look at new machines, I asked to see a 7 series Bernina. They talked me out of it and...
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    Re: Sit Down Frame for Machine Quilting

    The tall chair won't work for me but if I could find a frame with adjustable legs I think that might work.
  22. Thread: May I Vent?

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    Re: May I Vent?

    Problem was this WAS the owner.
  23. Thread: May I Vent?

    by janbee
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    May I Vent?

    I recently went in my LQS and asked about two quilting items I had seen advertised. One item was a sit down quilting frame. I know that Brother has one and inquired if Babylock has one since I have...
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    Re: Ignore any good advice? I did!

    I just finished Bonnie Hunter's Mystery Quilt, En Provence. This quilt has around 3,000 pieces of fabric. I learned so much piecing this quilt. It is 88x88 finished. I fmq on my Babylock Crescendo....
  25. Thread: Serger

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    Re: Serger

    I have a friend who just bought the Brother 1034D and she adores it.
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