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  • Re: What does your sewing room/space/studio look like?

    Hey to everyone! I'm in B.C. today and the weather is so cold - there is frost everywhere and it looked like snow this morning. I wanted to post a few photos of my home office studio. I had been sewing/quilting/writing in my basement.....and just found no matter what I did, the light down there was...
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by Kim Hanson on Thu, Oct 27 2011
  • Re: Home Quilting Machines

    Craigslist is a really good idea! Maybe I will find my dream machine on there!!! Penny I don't think I could ever go back to a machine with a "normal" throat size after using my Pfaff grand quilter for so long. It makes quilting so much easier with the wide throat...I think mine is 17"...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Joy on Sat, Oct 15 2011
  • Time for a new Sewing Machine ?

    About 8 years ago, before I knew anything about sewing or quilting, I paid less than 200 for a Sears branded Janome Harmony 4052 sewing machine. Paid an extra 30 for a walking foot (once I found out what it was). This is a really basic machine that has taken me through 6 bed sized quilts and a half dozen...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Debra Moore on Sun, Oct 9 2011
  • domestic machine quilting, help please

    I've been working through a book "Easy Machine Quilting". I've done the exorcizes on 14" blocks, they turned out really well and like to use my domestic machine for quilting. But now I have a lap quilt (maybe a little bigger) I want to start on. I've done a bit, but find myself...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Bitty95 on Sun, May 22 2011
  • A sewing machine for a young girl.

    My great grand daughter aged 8, decided last August that she wanted to learn to sew. By December she had made gifts for her whole family. She was eager and learned quickly. For her 9th birthday she now wants her own sewing machine "with all the buttons". In other words she wants a digital....
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Anonymous on Thu, Apr 28 2011
  • Re: Does anyone have a BABYLOCK??

    I'm bumping this thread to the top! Tammy - NE : What did you end up buying? Linda Froggie Quilter (Okla): I see you have an Espire. Any hints on using the machine?
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Snowbird Quilter on Thu, Nov 4 2010
  • Quilting ... Of Course

    Hello Everyone ... My name is Pamela ... you can call me Pam if you'd like. Hope you all are doing great!! I am new to quilting. I have a couple of ladies who started to teach me techniques and basics of quilting. Summer is here and I'm home with my kids, so haven't had a chance to spend...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by pgraycarek on Thu, Jul 22 2010
  • Re: sewing machine reviews

    The throat space and everything is the same as the QE. It just has the ability to sew the 9mm as opposed to the 5.5mm. I decided I would rather have that additional width and forego the stitch regulator that was included with the QE. But since I do all my FMQ on the frame with my midarm I decided I didn't...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Wed, Mar 3 2010
  • Re: sewing machine reviews

    Nancy I have a KenQuilt 622 that came with a 12ft frame. It is designed to be strictly a midarm. I was able to get a really good deal on it because it was a trade in model that they refurbished. It is a very heavy machine and stays on my frame. I think even if I had bought a frame to be used with a DSM...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Sun, Feb 21 2010
  • Re: sewing machine reviews

    Nancy My machine has a 9 in throat and I quilt up to King size (120 - 124 inches) on mine. I have had to turn the quilt around a couple times because It was so thick that I couldn't roll the whole quilt into the machine throat. I have never had to turn my queen size.
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Sun, Feb 21 2010
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