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Domestic (Home) Machine Quilters

This group is for people who quilt using their regular home machine to share their knowledge and/or ask for help to improve their skills.

Members: 211
Latest Activity: Mar 10

Discussion Forum

What machine do you use for home quilting?

Started by AidaCJ/NH. Last reply by Janet/MO Dec 12, 2014. 20 Replies

I have a Janome 1600P which came with a New Joy frame.  It's fantastic for free motion quilting. However, I notice that when I do an upward stitch, the stitches skip, although the speed has been set…Continue

Tags: stitches, skipped, machine, sewing

What is your favorite thread?

Started by Char. Last reply by Ali Stanley Dec 10, 2014. 11 Replies

Do you use a special thread when machine quilting?

Free motion vs. "In the ditch" quilting

Started by Quilt Man. Last reply by Cat Lady--MO Sep 23, 2014. 37 Replies

Hey Y'all,Who prefers free motion quilting vs. in the ditch on your HSM? I prefer in the ditch just because it is easier to handle the massive quilt. I have done free motion on one quilt and it was a…Continue

Help with monofilament!!

Started by Bethany/from CT. Last reply by Joanna liguz Sep 10, 2014. 11 Replies

Ok.  I've used this stuff before with no problems and now, all of a sudden my machine has decided it hates it.  Actually, both of my machines!  Naturally I'm in the middle of a big project and not…Continue

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Comment by Janet/MO on March 10, 2015 at 6:44am

Thanks Debbi & Kathy.  

Comment by Debbi Lamb/AZ on March 10, 2015 at 4:46am

Janet - your quilt and table runner are just gorgeous! Great job! Yes, your oldest daughter will have a period of adjustment ... I hope all goes well for everyone!

Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm on March 9, 2015 at 9:14pm
Comment by Janet/MO on March 9, 2015 at 9:08pm

Thanks Amanda.

Here is a pic of a tablerunner I made for my oldest daughter, who is getting married again on the 28th.  She will be moving from Appleton WI, where she has lived for 23 yrs, to Elk River MN.  Her 2 daughters will be staying behind in WI so I know that will be a real adjustment for her as they are all very close.  I wanted something springy so came up with this idea yesterday & finished it this evening.  I'm gong to make 2 placemats to go with it.

Comment by Amanda Best on March 9, 2015 at 10:27am

Fantastic quilt, Janet! 

Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm on March 8, 2015 at 6:15pm
I just got a long letter from Lisa..wow, she has been through a lot!!..I am pleased she is back!
Comment by Janet/MO on March 8, 2015 at 4:47pm

Welcome back Lisa.  I'm curious to know the name of the book & the author.  Maybe I should be getting some royalties!  LOL

I forgot to post a pic of my latest finished quilt on here last night.  This was another row robin made by members of the same internet group that made for the rows for the row robin I finished a few weeks ago.  It sure feels good to mark another one off my UFO list!

Comment by Debbi Lamb/AZ on March 8, 2015 at 4:50am

Hi Lisa ... WELCOME BACK! It's good to see you posting again.

Comment by Lisa F. ptracker on March 7, 2015 at 11:27pm

hi everyone BOOOOO. I am back.. i have missed everyone sooo much.

Janet. i didnt know you were famous. i am in the middle of reading a book and i saw your name in it. wow  it is giving me a lot of good tips on a lot of quilting things.  So i hope you know which book i am talking about.

well it is getting late just thought i would give a shout out to everyone. 

goodnite and keep warm and dont forget to turn the clocks ahead for those who live in the USA

Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm on March 5, 2015 at 9:58pm
Yes, but I would probably do the same! Go for it girls!..it is time the playing field is equal!....I love it!!

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