This is my third post this week after how many months’ hiatus? I’m not sure how long we can expect this behavior. Nothing is permanent, my friends. I just wanted to post this nifty picture. The Squiggy ruler makes a great curved crosshatch border, and it’s very simple. Just keep moving the ruler along the… Continue reading Third Time’s a Charm
During my quilting practice on Sunday, I tried out all four of Angela Walters’ new quilting rulers. Today we’ll discuss the one known as Squiggy. If you’re interested in the rulers, you can find them on her site or at lots of local quilt places, just give it a quick Google. The Squiggy ruler is… Continue reading Squiggy the Ruler
I’m not sure now where I heard it, but someone recently said to me that if the first month of the year was the trial to the rest of the subscription, they’d just cancel now. Amen! The second week in January my sister scared the ever-living crap out of our little family and had a… Continue reading Mid-winter Blues…
The Juki Basic Training was completely fabulous, and I’d highly recommend it for anyone who owns the Juki QVP-2200 Longarm. I learned a ton about the proper care and feeding of my machine, but I’m completely flummoxed by a couple of over-tightened screws on my machine. I’ve been told you can get a special screwdriver… Continue reading Home again, home again
Who gets on a plane without headphones these days? Apparently two of us. Me and the guy across the aisle from me. He’s loudly playing a movie on his phone, and several other people want to bash him. This could get ugly! Good thing we all have phones to document it when the whole thing… Continue reading Training Class
When I decided to purchase my longarm, I decided at the last minute to go ahead and get the robotics. They were offering it at a great price, and I thought it might come in handy for some things, but my goal has always been to learn to do entirely handguided custom work, and hopefully… Continue reading Regarding the Imagined “Danger” of Robotics
I am now the proud owner of a brand new Juki QVP2200 longarm quilting machine on a 12 foot frame. Also Quilt Motion Software. Why, yes. That is my garage. Who wouldn’t choose scraping ice and snow off their car in favor of a longarm quilting machine? Pay no attention to my setup, there. The… Continue reading SHE’S HERE! MY LONGARM!