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Thread: Grace EZ 3 quilt frame

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    Senior Member jahaper's Avatar
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    May 2011
    Corvallis, Oregon

    Grace EZ 3 quilt frame

    So I'm thinking about getting a hand quilting frame and was wondering if any of you ladies have any experience using the Grace EZ 3 frame. It looks pretty easy to set up. Any pros or cons? I have a pretty small house so anything much bigger isn't feasible. Any other suggestions would be appreciated.


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    Power Poster Prism99's Avatar
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    You would be limited in quilt size by the length of the rails. (I have a larger Grace hand quilting frame that I need to donate somewhere.) This type of frame is somewhat confining for hand quilting unless you teach yourself to quilt in all directions. Most hand quilters have a preference for direction, which makes this type of frame more awkward to quilt with.

    My preference for hand quilting is a lap hoop that seems to be no longer made. It swivels on a ball and is easily adjusted to any angle to suit my hand quilting preference. There is nothing underneath to interfere with hand motions. The closest I can find to mine are the ones Grace has:
    although mine is a round hoop and theirs is square. (Also, mine is all wood.)

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    Power Poster MamaBear61's Avatar
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    Milverton, ON, Canada
    I have this frame and have used it to tie baby quilts. I like it for that. I have always intended to put a quilt on to learn hand quilting, but have not done that yet.
    Lori - MamaBear

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