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  1. Just wondering if your machine is still available. Thanks! Joy
  2. Jane, George will be at Euro Quilt in Lyon. I have a store in the west of Lyon - where are you? I am an American but have been living in France for 18 years. I currently have a Millenium in my store. Joy Sims
  3. I was wondering if someone can explain how (or if) I can load a quilt that is already hand-basted together and that has two center blocks quilted by hand. This is an applique quilt that has been sitting in my closet for a very long time and I would like to load it on the Millie and finish it. It is possible or would it be best to completely tear out the hand quilting and basting and start anew? I thought I had already read about this but in doing a search, I can't find any advice. Thanks!
  4. IF THIS ISN'T YOUR COMFORT ZONE, I'D SURE LIKE TO SEE YOUR OTHER WORK! THIS QUILT IS BEAUTIFUL! YOU HAVE INSPIRED ME TO CONTINUE AND TO NOT BE AFRAID. MERCI BEAUCOUP!
  5. joyfulstitches

    George

    Est-ce que nous allons voir George d?barquer en France aussi? Je le trouve formidable comme id?e!
  6. It's beautiful! Thanks for letting us see your work! Keep it up!
  7. Birgit, It is beautiful! I think your work is really original and so well done. Congratulations!! Joy
  8. All I can say is....OO LA LA...your quilt is beautiful! Thank you for sharing it. Joy
  9. Thank you - I thought maybe it meant "lots of luck!" Now, as the French say, I will go to bed less stupid!
  10. I was just wondering what LOL means - this Forum talk is all new to me! I finally figured out SID and DH... Thank you! Joy
  11. joyfulstitches

    BIENVENUE !

    Dear Sue, Thank you for your note. I am going to try one more cheaters cloth before loading on a real-live quilt. I find the hardest part is the loading!! We do have a couple of quilting magazines here in France. We have QuiltMania and MagicPatch. I don't believe there are many others although in Marie Claire Id?es there is often a quilted project. I am very familiar with the Australian Patchwork and Quilting Magazine - I love it! I love the style there. I also bought Romantic Quilts which I believe is a compilation of projects from that magazine. I haven't had time to make any of them yet....maybe someday. I have a store here in France since Sept. 2005 so my life is quite busy right now. I want so much to PPP with the Millenium but haven't the time to do much! I'd love to meet you someday! Have a great day! Joy
  12. Maid service for a year! That sounds wonderful. I used to be good about cleaning - now....well, let's just say that my dh and son help alot! I have never heard about these vacuums - remember that I live in France. I don't think they have hit the market here yet. I have to go online to see what you are all talking about.
  13. joyfulstitches

    BIENVENUE !

    Juste un petit mot pour dire que j'ai fait mon premier patch avec cette formidable machine - Millenium! C'est un faux patch (un paneau imprim?) mais j'en suis fi?re quand-m?me! Si il y des personnes passion?es de patch comme moi, il vous faut voir cette machine - elle est merveilleuse!
  14. If I want to use rulers to do some straight line quilting, is it best to have the stitch regulator on or off? In doing some practicing, with the Hartley base expander, I had some problems with the stitch regulator going crazy. Perhaps I was pushing down too hard with the ruler. Any help would be appreciated! Merci beaucoup!!
  15. joyfulstitches

    BIENVENUE !

    Merci, Phil pour ce forum! C'est formidable de pouvoir poser des questions, s'encourager, et partager des id?es avec tout le monde. Je suis novice avec ma Millenium mais, c'est d?j? une passion! J'en reve la nuit!! Bienvenue ? toutes et tous les longarmeuses qui parle la plus belle langue du monde!