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scrappy2 09-16-2011 04:19 AM


Originally Posted by shelburn
I don't have a quilting machine, and I don't think I would want one. Fist, no room for one, and second, can't justify the expense of one since I don't like to be nailed down to one type of sewing. Just love to see the work done on one, but no desire to do that. It is wise to be happy with your blessings!

Me too!

Latrinka 09-16-2011 04:57 AM

No, you're not the only one.

willis.debra 09-16-2011 09:42 AM

I quilted one quilt on a machine. My first, a big quilt. I tore off my thumb nail. I know you are supposed to get right back on but I don't want to quilt on a machine now. I have a Gracie EZ frame and am very happy quilting by hand.

Debbie B 09-16-2011 10:25 AM

I have been doing my quilting on a small brother 5" throat space. It's a workout. My hand quilting is AWFUL! My sewing room is 10'6" x 12' and I found a Juki & frame on Craigslist. The frame will only do up to a queen, but I've never quilted a King size quilt before. It takes up almost 1/2 my room and I really don't know what I'm doing yet, but I'm determined to learn it. And who knows maybe in a couple years I can find a large machine.

katiebear1 09-16-2011 10:31 AM

I have a Pfaff with an 10 inch throat and I can fmq a king size fairly easily.

alapetitechaise 09-16-2011 12:26 PM

I do all my own on an older viking. It's not hard, just takes practice.

tsnana2000 09-16-2011 01:11 PM

I bought an HQ Sweet Sixteen sitdown and love it. I love to quilt and got tired of trying to get all that bulk through the throat of my Bernina.

ging10ging 09-16-2011 05:40 PM

no your not alone. i use my regular machine it takes a little time but it can be done. i just take my time. good luck. sue

ann31039 09-16-2011 08:05 PM

i don't have one either, but i want one. right now, no patience, don't wanna wait. but i'm broke so i'll wait. lol. have you looked at the Wow stretched machines? they are made on a Singer 201. they look nice and sturdy.

penski 09-17-2011 11:09 PM

i dont have one ( that doesnt mean that im wanting one ) i do all my FMQ on my kenmore sewing machine , but found out it is easier to do it in sections for that small of a quilting area


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