Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Pictures
Bailey 13 and Handi Quilter >

Bailey 13 and Handi Quilter

Bailey 13 and Handi Quilter

Old 09-18-2011, 06:24 AM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Mary L Booth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 210
Default

My husband made some changes to the HQ frame. We took out the one pole, I float the quilt top. He put in new track and I put my machine on a Grace wood carrige that was given to me. I now get 11 inches of quilt space.
Mary in TX
Attached Thumbnails attachment-258537.jpe   attachment-258538.jpe  
Mary L Booth is offline  
Old 09-18-2011, 06:26 AM
  #2  
Moderator
 
QuiltnNan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: western NY formerly MN, FL, NC, SC
Posts: 51,426
Default

very nice!
QuiltnNan is offline  
Old 09-18-2011, 06:28 AM
  #3  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Alaska
Posts: 2,355
Default

What does float the quilt top mean?
KarenR is offline  
Old 09-18-2011, 02:30 PM
  #4  
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Colorado
Posts: 1,376
Default

It means that the quilt top is not attached to the poles (rollers) on the frame. It lays over the batting, which lays over the backing which has been previously pinned or zipped to the takeup roller and the bottom roller. After the backing, batting and top are on the frame, the quilt top is basted or stitched to the batting and the backing across the top and on each side of the top. Then when the quilting for that section is completed, it is rolled up on the takeup roller so that the next section can be quilted.
the casual quilter is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
quitsandstuff
Main
9
03-22-2018 08:40 AM
Mary L Booth
Pictures
3
09-18-2011 08:03 AM
Sally Dolin
Main
5
07-28-2011 02:49 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.