Getting Started on the Longarm

We got back from visiting my parents in Florida yesterday and the first thing I did was start practicing on the longarm machine. Cathy and Dale from The City Quilter were kind enough to leave some muslin set up so I could practice right away. After a bunch of practice yesterday, I was ready to…

We aren’t waiting for Santa…

We are waiting for the long arm machine! It arrives on Monday from Handi Quilter (all 7 boxes and 327 pounds of it) and we are ready. First, new shelves went up to make room for the machine – it takes a whopping 12″ x 7″ including room to walk around it. Then, we cleaned…

It’s coming!

Well, I did it. After coveting one for a decade, I finally ordered a longarm quilting machine. I am getting the HandiQuilter with a 10′ table configuration so I will be able to finally quilt my own quilts up to 120″ x 120″. Of course this little Christmas gift to self meant a whole lot…