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    Re: Selling question

    The MSRP for the 6600 is $2499, Depending on how old your machine is, I would not trade it or sell it without getting at least $1000 for it. Ebay has one for sale for $600 but no idea on the age or...
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    Re: Jelly Roll rug

    Agree with birdscaps and MaggieSue. Also, if your machine will let you reduce the pressure of your presser foot a tiny bit that may help as well. The "rope" is pretty thick and some machines just...
  3. Re: Pattern source for different quantities of FQs?

    try changing your search phrase to: quilt patterns using 12 fat quarters. That google and other voice type gizmos use a different "thought" pattern than we do. My Alexa doesn't know anything about...
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    Re: Janome 6650 Craft Computerized Machine

    Another Janome fan here....have 3 one of which is the 6600 so was curious about the 6650. Seems it is very very close to the new 6700. And is a 9mm machine as opposed to the 6600 which is a 7mm....
  5. Re: Using vinyl with baby bibs and fabric grocery bags?

    Don't know if this would work for something to sell or not but I use clear vinyl to cover a cloth tablecloth for my outdoor/porch/deck tables. Protects the real cloth from weather, diners, kids...
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    Re: One Block Wonder

    I would suggest getting the book "One Block Wonders" by Maxine Rosenthal. I just took a class and my choice of fabric was not ideal (bought before class and without all the info I should have had)...
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    Re: What am I doing wrong!

    Like others I do not pin first, just align edges and sew. I use 2 1/2 inch wide binding folded in half, and quarter inch seam. The two tricks that made a huge difference in how my mitred corners...
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    Re: Smaller machine for piecing

    I have the Janome 3160 as my "traveling" extra machine. It weighs about 12 pounds and has all my required features: needle threader, needle up/down, etc.and stitches beautifully. I would suggest...
  9. Re: I may be revamping my pattern storage. Your opinions needed.

    I have done this ever since I started quilting about 10 years ago. All my patterns are scanned into my computer and saved as a PDF when I get them. I either work from the original or print out a...
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    Re: Grandma's Going to need a new bag

    The Barbados bag by Pink Sand Beach Designs may be perfect for your needs. It is easy to construct, has an open slip type pocket on the back, perfect for handicap placard, zippered top opening, slip...
  11. Re: Simply Drool Over His Work - Bruce Seeds

    I had never heard of him either, but I must be more cloistered than you......I just recently "discovered" one block wonders. They have been around for a long long time. I was clueless! And in...
  12. Thread: Air Fryer

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    Re: Air Fryer

    I have the Cuisinart TOA60 which is a mini convection oven. It does a lot more than just air fry. It toasts, bakes, broils, air bakes, air frys, air broil, and warms. The door opens like an oven...
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    Re: Flannel-backed quilt

    Hi and another one that uses flannel as quilt backs. When I do, I don't generally use batting. If you want a lighter weight,"summer quilt" just use the flannel. I do however pre-wash flannel. A...
  14. Thread: odd question

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    Re: odd question

    I think it is a perfect idea! You could back it with a super soft flannel for the baby. The Mom could use it for"tummy time" on the floor. That phrase is a new one to me, I just put my baby on a...
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    Re: Light weight mesh-style quilting gloves?

    I love the Grabaroos. They are light weight and very thin but not mesh. And they are also available right here at Missouri Star!
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    Re: Retreat questions

    If you have a rolling sewing chair that adjusts height, I would bring it. All of the retreats I have been to have those folding 6ft tables which is great but the chairs available are usually to low...
  17. Re: Printing via an inkjet printer on fabric

    The only advice I can offer is make sure your printer can print on something other than paper. I had a Cannon and after it was destroyed by the fabric on freezer paper wrapping around the cylinder,...
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    Re: Sewing machine shopping

    If after trying all the excellent ideas already given to you, and you still want/need a new machine......There is a new "brand" of sewing machines available called "Eversewn" . I have no knowledge...
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    Re: Cutting Stash

    I also would not cut up fat quarters or larger pieces of fabric unless I had a pattern in mind.....and was starting it right away, not someday. I did cut all my scraps except larger than a fat...
  20. Thread: rayon batik

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    Re: rayon batik

    I made this pattern with rayon batik and just love it. The pattern was very easy to make and I wish I had known about the French Fuse stabilizer that Denisem posted about. The hardest part about...
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    Re: Printing on fabric

    The only advice I can offer is what NOT to do. I tried printing a photo on the fabric sheets you can buy to run through your printer. My printer (a Canon) was not up to the task and I totally...
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    Re: Post Card Quilts

    A shadow box quilt or wall hanging would be lovely. Just add sashing to make the "shadows". You could really make it any size and use some or all of your postcards. I have never made a quilted...
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    Re: Travel cosmetic organizer pattern

    Patterns by Annie has some really good travel bags that hold all kinds of things. I recently had to upgrade my toiletries bag and did a search and found Annie's. Then after I figured the cost of...
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    Re: Curtain quilt

    beautiful curtains/fabric. the first thing I thought of is how much heat is needed to adhere a fusible interfacing. Would the fabric melt? What does the care label say? Can you use the panels in...
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    Re: My SIL's Christmas present

    Mom: "all I want for Christmas is a magical unicorn with sequins"
    Santa: "come on, be realistic"
    Mom: "OK I want 5 minutes a day to drink my coffee and pee in peace."
    Santa: What color you...
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