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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


Work in Progress - Black and White Quilt

There is an air of anticipation.  The ETA of my HQ Avante is 28 June.  You can read about the HQ Avante in my earlier post… 521 more words


Chevron Baby Quilt (Part 2)

My husband suggested that I should use a dark border.  I auditioned a few fabrics from my stash and my daughter chose the brown border.  I added a light blue border before the brown border and overall I am quite pleased with the colour combination. 257 more words


Floral cabin - Part 3 Progress

One of the reasons I picked the design I did is there was minimal marking needed. I marked the spine using a french curve. I also marked the center line for where the feathers would meet in the middle. 139 more words

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Handiquilter Avante 18 Machine

Apparently there was a delay in the pick up of the Avante machine from Handiquilter Utah.  Well the machine is finally on its way.  I have just received the shipping number and I am able to track its route from Los Angeles US to Singapore. 318 more words


Floral cabin - Part 2 Border Design

So, I got the Floral Cabin loaded on Millie and was all excited to start quilting some feathers.

Um, yeah.

I forgot the quilt has a triple border. 101 more words

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