Sukochi, A satin stitch is nothing more than a zig-zag with short length and longer width. At least that's what I've done in the past with other machines. Check it out. Hope you're feeling better very soon.
Huggs, Diana in East Tn.
yep, she went to the emergency room and had a full batery of test done. they said that a few memory blips is ok but if it gets any worse we need to bring her back in for more tests.
Thatoneguy, so very sorry you DD was in an accident! But glad she is mostly ok. Will be praying she recovers fast!
I am back to being pretty sick w/this cold. When I cough my chest/ribs hurt. If not better tomorrow will call the dr. Tired of feeling sick! Have too much quilting to do! Just as I get some more ideas/patterns I get a cold?! Dag Nab It! Ok, time for some more beef bouillion water and rest... Everyone have a fantastic day!
Thatoneguy, sorry, DS not DD. Still not good!
LaJuan Sukochi Lee:I wanted to have a satin stitch all around the edge, but looked all through my sewing manual, and at the illistrations of the various stitcies (60) and could not locate a satin stitch anwwhere. Any ideas?
Satin stitch - use your zig zag and reduce the length size down to about .5 sometimes smaller - I usually set the width to be about a 3 or 3.5 - but the way you set it is what you want the width to be - it should catch both sides with about 2 threads inside the piece you are holding down and just catching the underpiece... for postcards - I would use a water soluble and put the post card on top of it - then you can do the stitch without worrying about going off the edge - when you wash the water soluble away it will hold the post card edge just fine.
I have done this before where I have gone over the edge of a piece at a 3 and then gone back over it at a 3.5 to make sure it looks nice and all the space is covered by thread.
TOG, glad she went for tests, one never knows what could happen. Prayers going up for her full recovery.
Thanks for the help witht he satin stitch, everyone. And, I like CC idea of the robbin along the edge. I think it was ribbon. Not doing clear reading right now, Valium on board. need a nap.
Thes a question, you mentioned what I think is water disolving thread? Si that right? Well, where do you get that? If, that is what you are talking about.
That's it, sllep is overtaking me..........
Thanks for the recipe CC, sent it off to my DD to make for her Teddie boy.
T.O.G. Glad she went to the hospital for tests. Will keep praying for her!!!
I am thinking I will be going to the Dr. tomorrow, chest is really hurting. Getting so sick of the taste of cough drops. Ok, will stop whining.
TOG, glad to know your sister got good care.
Took a load of garbage to the dump today. Now is my play time. Going to try and make some Kimekomi ball ornaments. If I am successful, I will post a picture.
T1G i'm glad your sister is going to be ok.
i went in monday and got my DPT shot. our area constantly has whooping cough outbreaks, and i don't want my little charges to get it from me. my arm has an enormous sore lump now. i'm trying not to whine too much to sam about it, because he had his last week, but dang, it hurts.
gini in north idaho
LaJuan Sukochi Lee:hes a question, you mentioned what I think is water disolving thread? Si that right? Well, where do you get that? If, that is what you are talking about.
No Sukochi, I mentioned water soluble stabilizer to put on the back to stabilize your work while you satin stitch the edges...
Barbara mentions water soluble thread for doing trapunto in her quilting... you buy it at JoAnn's , Hancock's, Hobby Lobby, Walmart maybe, Michael's, Keepsake Quilting or most LQSs...
Any other questions...teehee
I answer to almost anything - I think you meant me when you typed Thes - although I prefer the A on the end I do answer to almost anything... even when called late for dinner...teehee...
Ghosties and Ghoulies have been treading on my doorstep all night long - we are so unused to kids stopping here - luckily I had a bag of Halloween Taffy... told Jay if 5 more stopped he would be on his way to the store - but found some jelly belly's and some candy sticks - them are good... hate to give out my jelly bellys - love them...teehee but it is worth it -
Hate to see the Grim Reaper and the big cat go away tomorrow but Tom Turkey is scared of them and he wants to come out and play tomorrow...teehee