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    Re: Janome MC6600P Foot Pressure

    Thank you! I'll try it set to 2 and see if that works. I sure hope so. I love the machine and it's been such a workhorse for me.
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    Janome MC6600P Foot Pressure

    I've owned my Janome MC6600P for maybe 5 years and it's always run like a top. It's only been serviced once because honestly it just runs perfectly. Recently, though, I'm having trouble when sewing...
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    Re: Block Name

    Thank you both! It's going on my list to make!
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    Re: Block Name

    Do you know the name of the pictured quilt pattern?
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    Block Name

    On today's blog post by MSQ they posted a picture of a beautiful quilt captioned "The Studio Star quilt is STUNNING with the sunlight streaming through it!" It really is gorgeous. I looked up Studio...
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    Re: Cutting Squares on Point

    The only way I could "read" the pattern was to fussy cut it, but I thought I must be missing something since it's a Free Spirit pattern and called for on point. I'm using the exact fabrics as called...
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    Cutting Squares on Point

    Good morning!

    I'm about to start cutting fabric for a Kaffe Fassett pattern called "Carnival of Color" and the first pieces I cut are to be squares cut on point. Can someone point me to a...
  8. Thread: Black Batting

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    Black Batting

    I'm working on a small Amish style quilt hanging. The blocks are each done in jewel-toned fabrics with black sashing and larger black borders. I'm doing it my own way so stepping outside the Amish...
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    Re: QOV Pattern Search

    You are awesome!! I appreciate this so very much!!
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    QOV Pattern Search

    Good morning!

    I'm looking for the pattern for this quilt. I wrote the quilter and she said it was a Missour Star Quilt pattern and if I searched "star" under patterns I'd find it. I did that and...
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    Re: Man Sewing Guitar Quilt

    Karen, I don't think it will help, but I so appreciate your offer. Mine fabric is still in the exact order as when I removed it from the original packaging. I did finally find one person (just...
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    Re: Man Sewing Guitar Quilt

    Thanks, Hula Mom. I'll ck it out. The pattern included has color charts both on the cover and inside the instructions book, but you know how it is with comparing the real colors of the fabrics with...
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    Re: Man Sewing Guitar Quilt

    I did write to him on his youtube post for this quilt with another question. It took a month to receive a reply but maybe I'll try again. It's odd - I've tried to find others via Instagram who have...
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    Man Sewing Guitar Quilt

    I purchased the Man Sewing Unstrung Heroes Guitar quilt kit from MSQC and have all the kabillion pieces (okay, not that many, but it sure seemed like it,lol) traced on the Heat 'n Bond featherlight. ...
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    Re: Janome MC6600p Quilting Bar

    Thank you!! I'll do this and maybe just tell the Janome people how to fix THEIR quilting bar problem, lol! I really do appreciate the advice!
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    Re: Janome MC6600p Quilting Bar

    I just checked the back and I do see a tiny little screw. I'll try to tighten it and see if that works. Thanks for the suggestion!
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    Re: Janome MC6600p Quilting Bar

    I wrote to Janome on their facebook page and they wrote back asking if I was certain I had it in correctly, so I sent them a pic both with the bar inserted and without. I've not heard anything back...
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    Janome MC6600p Quilting Bar

    I've had a Janome MC6600p for several years now and love it. I haven't used the quilting bar yet, but have a piece I'd like to do some straight line quilting on so got the quilting bar out and it's...
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    Re: Matching seams in bargello

    Terry, here's the page with the fabric requirements. The colors in this are different shades of 'steel' blue to lighter blue, beige/gold, and reds. My d-i-l chose all the fabrics.

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    Re: Matching seams in bargello

    LLLinda, I'm a pastor's wife, but when I laid the finished top out, I turned to my husband and said, " Just look at that! I am ****ed impressive!" That's as "struttin'" as I've gotten, lol.
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    Re: Matching seams in bargello

    Karen, to prepare myself for making the Diamond Jubilee pattern I read a dozen different tutorials/patterns on pinterest and other websites, but they all did the "tube" method, which made me think,...
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    Re: Matching seams in bargello

    They did end up matching pretty well. It's just some of the narrow pieces were only 7/8" wide to begin with, so when you take 1/4" off each side... well, those especially were tough to do.
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    Re: Matching seams in bargello

    Thanks, Vonnie! I'm going to have it quilted and have been looking online at other bargellos to see how they were done. It looks like most are quilted "with" the waves of the design. I'm going to...
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    Re: Matching seams in bargello

    I try very hard to be a good mother-in-law, so when this daughter-in-law (who rarely asks for anything) said she would like a quilt for Christmas, I said "yes" without ever thinking it would be this...
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    Re: Matching seams in bargello

    Thank you, Barb! I'm not a bargello fan, but my mechanical engineer daughter-in-law loves them. It's not my first quilt, but it is my first bargello. I've made 6 other quilts but they were more...
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