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    Old 12-19-2012, 12:33 PM
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    Hi all,

    I am very interested in Octihoops. Has anyone seen/used them. I can't find many reviews other than those on their own website and they are a little pricey not to get the opinions of real everyday quilters.
    Thank you in advance for anything you can offer.
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    Old 12-19-2012, 01:51 PM
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    I just watched a video of the hoops and I would love to have them if they are as easy as they look!!
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    Old 12-19-2012, 03:55 PM
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    I just watched the hoop video. It sounds interesting and they make some interesting claims about needle usage and not using feet when quilting. I'm holding off on ordering the hoops, but I did order their Satinedge foot to try for 1/4" seams and thread. I also found a 20% off coupon - CF1020. I'll be interested to hear from anyone who has tried the hoops.
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    Old 12-21-2012, 04:46 AM
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    Would like a link to the video!
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    Old 12-21-2012, 06:03 AM
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    Ditto to a link to look at the hoops.
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    Old 12-21-2012, 06:24 AM
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    I watched the video and read the descriptions. It seems the main thing is fusing interfacing to the quilt top. I have done this before using Misty Fuse and not using a hoop. If anyone has theses hoops please post about them.

    google octi hoop for the website and video.
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    Old 12-21-2012, 06:49 AM
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    These do sound interesting
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    Old 12-21-2012, 06:57 AM
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    Personally, I wouldn't spend the money. It looks like it would "work" if you were doing a single block but I can't see doing a whole quilt with it. You'll notice how she keeps changing the positions of the pegs and sometimes the position of the block. But, if you have the money and want to try it, I say go for it.
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    Old 12-21-2012, 07:16 AM
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    Ditto. Link, please?
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    Old 12-21-2012, 08:20 AM
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    http://www.creativefeet.com/products/frames/octi-hoop
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