Another New Quilter’s Creation

Posted by on Aug 29, 2015 in Blog |

Mary Nielsen was kind enough to send me this photograph from her “Fan of the Month” club. New student Laura Lezier created this gorgeous quilt using fans – even the frogs are fans! Quite a feat for a new quilter! I love frogs and though I’ve been able to use the 9 degree ruler to make ladybugs and all sorts of other creatures, frogs still elude me. “Fan”tastic work Laura and Mary! Thank you for sharing. You can check out Mary’s blog at www.keepmeinquilts.blogspot.com.

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Long Arm Machine Co-Op?

Posted by on Jun 5, 2015 in Blog |

Dawn Mason of Angelic Quilters in Birmingham, UK posed an interesting question on the Linkedin Quilting Enthusiasts forum. She asked,

If you had the chance would you like to quilt your own quilts on a long arm machine by “renting” it off someone OR let someone else do it for you?

I think it sounds logical and affordable to have several people own the same machine and then they each have the right to use it on specific days of every week…year round – with the person housing the machine getting something extra for her floor space and electricity! However actually renting an expensive machine such as this – does not work out.

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