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Quilting Angel 09-15-2011 11:53 AM

I don't have one either, but sure would love to. I do my quilting on my domestic Janome 8050.

Great-great granny 09-15-2011 12:14 PM

Originally Posted by HomespunHandmaiden
Personally, I prefer to hand-quilt all of my quilts. My heart literally gets put into each and every quilt with hours of work on it. Hand-quilting is so personal and it makes me feel like I'm truly making a future heirloom. No, I don't have a quilting machine and if I did it would be only for business purposes :) But that's just my preference. :)

I feel the same way Homespun - but I also just actually ENJOY the time I spend at the frame hand quilting each stitch. I can truly say every stitch in my quilts is filled w/my love. (I've also worked out many little problems in my life sitting at the frame for hours)

Do you have to stand up to use a LA??? I've never seen a LA in action, but pics of the ones I've seen look like you would have to stand up. If so, even if I didn't prefer to hand quilt or had the space to put one, a physical disability would prevent me from getting one.

luv2so 09-15-2011 12:32 PM

No, I don't have one either.

cjaye44 09-15-2011 12:35 PM

No quilting machine here either. I probably couldn't figure out how to use it anyway :lol: I am trying to master QAYG and I think that's the only way I am going to get my larger quilts done. However, I still like to hand quilt too....I'm just a lot slower at that than I used to be.

ktmo815 09-15-2011 12:47 PM

I don't have one either

Janquiltz 09-15-2011 12:52 PM

I don't have one either.

fairydawn 09-15-2011 01:18 PM

You are definately not the only one. I might stitch in the ditch my smaller quilts but I send the bigger ones to someone else to quilt.

pjnesler 09-15-2011 02:43 PM

In my dreams....I would have the best set up there is. In the real world, I could probably spring for the Sweet 16 sit down model. :cry: My reality is not so bad, I use my Viking and get by just fine. ;-)

madamekelly 09-15-2011 03:12 PM

Add me to the list of "I just quilt with my Brother"!

kathyd 09-15-2011 03:40 PM

Don't have one and at this point don't want one.
No room and no money!!
But I'll never say never. Just not now.

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