The Juki Basic Training was completely fabulous, and I’d highly recommend it for anyone who owns the Juki QVP-2200 Longarm. I learned a ton about the proper care and feeding of my machine, but I’m completely flummoxed by a couple of over-tightened screws on my machine. I’ve been told you can get a special screwdriver… Continue reading Home again, home again
Who gets on a plane without headphones these days? Apparently two of us. Me and the guy across the aisle from me. He’s loudly playing a movie on his phone, and several other people want to bash him. This could get ugly! Good thing we all have phones to document it when the whole thing… Continue reading Training Class
When I decided to purchase my longarm, I decided at the last minute to go ahead and get the robotics. They were offering it at a great price, and I thought it might come in handy for some things, but my goal has always been to learn to do entirely handguided custom work, and hopefully… Continue reading Regarding the Imagined “Danger” of Robotics
I am now the proud owner of a brand new Juki QVP2200 longarm quilting machine on a 12 foot frame. Also Quilt Motion Software. Why, yes. That is my garage. Who wouldn’t choose scraping ice and snow off their car in favor of a longarm quilting machine? Pay no attention to my setup, there. The… Continue reading SHE’S HERE! MY LONGARM!
We put a sign on the ping pong table that said FREE to a GOOD HOME and it’s gone! It worked! I’m one step closer to buying a longarm.
So what happened? Where did I go? Nowhere. No excuses, really. I’ve been sewing away on my beautiful Long Time Gone and Patchwork Quiltalong projects. I was going to start a sewalong for Sarah J.’s gorgeous Supernova but that idea didn’t get much traction, so I figured I’d just start working on it and make you all… Continue reading Insert clever post title here
(yes, the title is a reference to a great song, maybe I should make it a trend in post titles, forcing you to endure my taste in music because you know you’ll probably click that link. Do it! You won’t be sorry. I think the lyrics are the best part of this song. “Sulky girl,… Continue reading Sulky Girl