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Doodling with my long arm machine

I have my long arm machine for close to 2 months.  How time flies.  Did a few more practice sandwiches.  I wanted to practise feathers before I work on the real quilt but I ended up quilting different motifs.   216 more words


New Fabric

The funny thing is there is now no more sagging in my idler bar.  Yes, there was slight sagging in the middle of my 12-feet idler bar.   539 more words


Tula Pink City Sampler - Finished!


Looking back, it seems I finished these blocks a year before completing the quilt. They were the last big non-wedding project I worked on. Now, as my husband and I approach our one-year anniversary and the any-day-now birth of our son, we have this quilt to celebrate the best bits of how life has changed for us. 267 more words


Swirls Quilted on my Long Arm Machine

I must thank Jessica Moir of whatshequilts for her encouragement.  Jessica owns a HQ Fusion.  I took a long arm quilting lesson from her before I purchased my HQ Avante.   223 more words


Long Arm Quilting - the Fun and the Frustrations

It has been about a week since the LA machine was set up.  I was afraid to use the machine at first but I knew I had to try out the machine sooner or later.   479 more words


Handiquilter Avante 18 Machine -Part 2

Finally, the machine and frame was delivered to my house on 2 July.  It felt kind of strange and scary when I received the boxes.  There is so much to learn about long arm quilting… and the setting up of the machine…  The feeling kind of overwhelmed me a little.   300 more words


String of pearls.

Dear friends,

I’ve been quilting again. Actually, I haven’t paused much since last time I showed you my work. Yesterday, I got one more baby quilt crossed off my list and I couldn’t wait to show it to you. 375 more words