How to's for the Halloween Block Quilt image

Halloween is always a fun and exciting time!  Costumes, decorations, and of course, the candy.  However, having room to store all that fun can sometimes be a challenge.  That’s why I love making fun applique wall hangings that bring the magic of Halloween right into my home and are easy to store. This cute Halloween block is quick and simple and teaches ‘as you go tec...


Great Qnique Quilter Review image

A great review from Rhianon Taylor at rhianontaylor.blogspot.co.uk: I’ve had my Q’nique now for a few weeks and we are getting along just fine. The Q’nique 14+ is a quilting machine made by the Grace Company. It has almost 15″ of quilting space hence it is called the 14+. My set up before I got this machine was a Janome 1600P on a queen Gracie frame. The Q’...


Free Motion Machine Quilting image

Free motion machine quilting with a frame is a creative and fun way to extend your skill set and enhance your needlework. If you're looking for a way to create professional and award-worthy finished pieces, you should give this method of quilting a try. The Technique Free motion machine quilting allows you to create designs like background patterns that enhance your finished piece of wor...


 Mid Arm Quilting Machines For Home Use image

There are many factors to consider when you dream about purchasing one of the mid arm quilting machines for home use. Price The cost of a mid arm is usually between $4,000 and $9,000, so you might consider buying from a quilt show where the retailers or manufacturers are anxious to make sales. A long arm machine can range from $10,000 to $35,000, and could cause a quilter to have to start a...


Best Sewing Machine For Quilters image

When it comes to shopping for the best sewing machine for quilters, it’s a good idea to take a close look at the features of a machine before making a final decision. There are certain features that first-rate sewing machines possess that average sewing machines do not. An example of the best sewing machine for quilters is the Qnique 14+ Quilter. Take a look at just a few of the features tha...