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  • Scraps of Fabric

    Ok---here I have a tote full of scraps of all kinds. To get fully under control of this fabric I thought I would start cutting them into 5" strips, 2 1/2", 2", 1 1/2", and 1" strips. Sure don't like throwing anything away. Well, the piles are getting overwelming also, so I got to start doing something with these----what
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by JeanneMarie on Sat, May 25 2013
  • New York Beauty Blocks

    Ok Ladies, I finally , did I say finally got the nack of the new york beauty blocks. I've always admired these blocks but I was having a hard time getting the curves ,and it was a challenge for me to get them to look right, been working on this from time to time. I tried the applicurve technique, because deep down I really wanted to make a real
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by JeanneMarie on Sun, Apr 14 2013
  • Brother PE-770 Embordiery Machine

    Need advice on the Brother PE-770. In the process of making up my mind and am looking at this machine. What do you absolutely like about, and what don't you like about it. Does it do a decent stitch? And also easy to learn, as I don't have time to run all over to dealers that is some distance.
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by JeanneMarie on Sat, Mar 16 2013
  • Re: Embroidery machine which to buy?

    Zoetc 49 This message couldn't of come at a better time. I was just gonna post a similar question---I too, just exactly like you was looking at the PE-770 and the Janome 350E, big price difference. But exactly how would I use, I too more or less wanted to do quilt labels. Seen on the JC Penny's website that the PE-770 was priced at $548.00 being
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by JeanneMarie on Sat, Mar 16 2013
  • Re: Craftsy Block of the Month Class #2

    I just signed up myself for the Craftsy 2013 BOM. After seeing all the nice blocks made, went for it. Now to play catch up and get some blocks made. This is my first class online period, so will see how it goes. But it looks like the ones that have taken several classes have enjoyed them.
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by JeanneMarie on Tue, Mar 12 2013
  • Re: Embroidery machines

    Don't have any pointers for you, as I am in the process myself in looking at an embroidery machine, but haven't made the commitment yet like you. So will keep looking here, as I know there will be alot of advice for you by others. Congrats on your new purchase, and have fun with it.
    Posted to Off Topic (Forum) by JeanneMarie on Tue, Mar 12 2013
  • Embordiery Machine???????

    OK---I've got in my head to look into an embordiery machine. I have a good and reliable sewing machine, which I really love, a Janome 6500,but some have only embordiery and some are sewing and embordiery. Am wondering any of you that have an only embordiery machine, what kind? I feel I wouldn't use it that much, but like anything else, it would
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by JeanneMarie on Mon, Oct 15 2012
  • Re: What are you up to today? #4

    It has been a wonderful Christmas, with family and friends. Now to concentrate on the the New Year approaching, and start to get back into the quilting scene. One of my goals this year is to learn to machine quilt a little better, and make more time for the craft I so enjoy. I need a little more confidence in myself as far a machine quilting a quilt
    Posted to Off Topic (Forum) by JeanneMarie on Mon, Dec 26 2011
  • Re: What are you up to today? #4

    Been busy cooking up a storm----cookies, candies, oh my. Getting ready for Santa when all my kids and grandkids are coming this Sunday, so we can all celebrate together. No time for sewing this week. But when the new year arrives, that sewing machine will be buzzzzzzin'
    Posted to Off Topic (Forum) by JeanneMarie on Fri, Dec 16 2011
  • Re: Remnants

    I am getting into my staff of remnants, it was just blowing my mind with all the mess. So I started to take these remnants, ironed, sorted into any fat quarters (one stack), then I cut into 5" strips (second stack), and then any 2" strips, 1-11/2" strips, and 1" stips. Now I have a controlled closet with my fabrics in line. (Though
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by JeanneMarie on Mon, Nov 21 2011
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