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Size matters: machine size, arm length and harp space

​Not all machines are born equal, in particular not when it comes to harp space, or the opening under the arm of the machine. Large projects like quilts, soft furnishings or coats can become very cumbersome if your machine’s harp space is too small. 478 more words

Sewing Machines

Feb 17 - Long Arm - The Branches

Recommended by Grant

This chilled out occasionally glitchy album is a really strong album. The album doesn’t demand your attention, but earns it with a series of wonderful, interesting yet chilled out tracks. 18 more words


Q1 FAL Finish and February OMG Goal Setting

I have been ill since the Year of the Rooster.  Before Chinese New Year, I was busy rushing to quilt the commissioned pineapple quilt.  Meeting deadlines at work and staying up late at night to quilt weakened my immunity.   250 more words


2017 FAL Q1 Goals

Since the beginning of 2017, life has been crazy.  On the work front, there are so many deadlines due in January. On the family side, we experienced the loss of an aunt.   519 more words


2017 - Let's have a terrific New Year

Well, it’s January which means time to get ready for Road to California Quilt show.  This is more than a show – it’s more like an explosion of fabric, classes, vendors and amazing teachers.  464 more words


Bags as Birthday gifts and a bag for myself

I managed to sew 2 bags as birthday presents for my sister-in-law.  The gathered zipper bag is also my goal for December OMG.  So glad I managed to finish them.   235 more words


December OMG

:( I did not make it for November’s OMG.  I was supposed to sew 20 pineapple blocks but I only did 10 blocks by the end of November.   319 more words