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What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 1020115 views.
Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)


ohh...ok, will try the wrapping around the needle... I go pretty slow no problem with that (maybe I need to speed up a bit?)

On the thread guide - what do you mean? What I am using is a cone on a stand behind the machine. If it's in line with the needle, I will be running into it with the quilt top. There are no other thread path adjustments I can make - its an 'Easy Load' where I just lay the thread in the path. It is curious that the direction that breaks is the opposite of where the thread stand is located....

I am going to try my Mama's Bernina soon (the machine I have been working on is a Singer 9100 Slant with a Westalee ruler foot) - I expect I will have another whole raft of questions when I try that machine! The ruler foot gets here on Monday. Don't know yet on that one if I will need to use the cone stand behind the machine or not - but probably will.

I wonder if someone makes a thread stand the attaches to the machine like on the long arms for a domestic...


From: Dippledock


Ill almost bet that the Bernina will do the job for you. The slant needle has some inherent problems of its own. Great machine for most sewing projects, but wasn't designed to do out of the ordinary .

The thead quides Im talking about are on the machine by the needle. You wouldn't have the ones I was talking about on your slant.

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)


I'm sure Sandy loved seeing you, too.  Nice to have a chance to go back and see friends.  I'm glad my daughter still lives in the DFW area so I can visit old friends when we see her.

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)


Beautiful, Ellen.  You are almost done!  Keep going.  We want to see it at the retreat.


From: bornblesse2


My goal was to have it together for retreat.  But, I have so much on the rest of this week and next week, I am not sure I will make it.

Bring it almost done, I bet it is incredible!

Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)


yes...bring it even if its not all the way done!!


From: Dee in TX (DBRADFOR3)


just playing around with a pattern seen on FB.  Not sure that the effect was worth the effort, especially since I messed up and cut about 30 or so blocks wrong, wasting 4.5" squares (which are now 2.5" squares in my scrap bin).  Lesson learned, if you make a template that does NOT include the seam allowance, make a BIG Visible note on it because when you sleep you may forget before you finish cutting.  sigh


From: MelRN


it does look really cute! :P 

Looks like a fun quilt. Guess you now need to figure out how to use the little squares in something else.