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"Quilting Gloves"-Are they worth it??

Old 08-12-2011, 07:00 PM
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Good Evening Every1, again.

I hope that you are all doing well. I am working on my winnie-the-pooh quilt. I have been stitching in the ditch & was wondering if the quilting gloves that are available are worth it :?: :?: :?: :? :? I think that you use them to guide the quilt under the presser foot :? :? I was having a problem of getting the quilt under the presser foot. I am not very sure. Please any help would be appreciated very much. Thank you all in advance for your suggestions. When its done, I promise I will post pictures for your viewing.

Have a blessed day/weekend ahead.


P.S.-Would you let me know what brands (if any) that you use & why??? :thumbup:THANKS SO MUCH :thumbup:
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:01 PM
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I would say "YES"!! I can quilt much better and easier with the gloves.
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:02 PM
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They do help me, but you can really use any gloves with "grip" -- like gardening gloves. If you have some laying around the house I'd certainly give it a try!

Sometimes I do ditch them if I'm hot or don't feel like I can feel the motion well enough. But usually yes, they do help me. :)
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:03 PM
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They are wonderful, a friend gave me mine and now I couldn't get along without them.
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:04 PM
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I occassionally forget to use my Machingers and wonder why I can't move the quilt under the foot! THEY ARE ESSENTIAL! I tried several brands, plus cheap things like finger cots, but the Machingers are IT. You can even thread a needle wearing them. They're not expensive, but so so so valuable for good quilting. INVEST! Machingers
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:05 PM
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I use Machingers Quilting Gloves. They are lightweight and come in several sizes for a nice fit. I find that I can do a better job, even for SID. Good Luck
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:08 PM
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Most definitely....Couldn't do it without them.....!
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:10 PM
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I have a pair of Machigers and I can quilt with much less shoulder pain using them. They sure help gripping the fabric.
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:11 PM
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Machingers! They are essential to quilting on a DSM.
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:17 PM
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I use Machinagers,they;re great
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