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Old 07-22-2020, 12:07 PM
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What do you all think about the q-snap floor frame for hand quilting? I have quite a bit of hand quilting to do and Iíve had good luck with q-snap for Cross-stitch. But is is comfortable to quilt on this frame? (I see quite a few of them on eBay, so does that mean I should keep looking?)
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Old 07-22-2020, 03:41 PM
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I like my Qsnap floor frame for hand quilting baby to single bed quilts. I have not done a bigger quilt on it as it would take a while moving it around. I also like to use it to tie baby or lap quilts on and to thread baste baby quilts for machine quilting. I bought mine ages ago with a 50% coupon .
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Old 07-23-2020, 02:10 AM
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I had one a long time ago (before I started machine quilting) but found it very difficult to get the quilt tight enough in the center for good quilting. I went back to using a large hoop that I could move around the house. If you think you're going to leave your quilt up and work at it in the same place all the time, it's OK. I tried to give it away a few years ago but ended up recycling it because no one in my guild was interested.
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Old 07-23-2020, 02:44 AM
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If you have little kids, its is great to use as a "tent frame".

I used one when I was hand quilting. It actually worked better as a support than a "hoopT.
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Old 07-23-2020, 07:56 AM
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I love my Qsnap. I have made up to a king size DWR on it. It held the weight of the quilt well my only problem with the floor model was my back after sitting for hours. I learned to pace myself.
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Old 07-23-2020, 08:02 AM
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I have one I use to use to pin baste my quilts for machine quilting. Be sure and get the tilt package if you are hand quilting. It's a pain to assemble every time you need it if you have to take it apart. The parts are not coded, just have to figure it out. I was taught to have the quilt floppy in a frame to handquilt it so getting it very tight was not my goal. I got it tight when basting so it can be done.
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Old 07-25-2020, 08:04 AM
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I didn't like mine at all so I got rid of it. I like to hand quilt with a hoop in my lap. Everyone has their own way.
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Old 07-25-2020, 08:51 AM
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I have one. It is great frame. used for small and queen size quilts. If possible leave up all the time.
but not hard to assemble.
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Old 07-25-2020, 10:13 AM
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I love mine. Easy to assemble and easy to use. I make the two front legs shorter so that I have a tilted frame. It is light and does not take up much room . Again, I love mine !
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Old 07-25-2020, 04:23 PM
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We all have our own experiences for sure, I gave mine away after a couple quilts. I did not have the tilt package and ended up stacking big telephone books under the one side so the frame tilted towards me. I am tall and have long arms, but I still found it very tiring reaching into the middle of the frame, so found I had to readjust the quilt quite often. My back ached from reaching and leaning, I still use qsnap, but the lap ones.
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