An update – and a new toy!

It’s been a bit since I posted. After the Yellow Daisy Festival bonanza, I have been concentrating on commissions. But even better than that – I upgraded my quilting frame! I’m so excited. I was able to pay for it up front with nothing but funds I’d earned through quilting. This weekend I’m going to finish my current commission top and give the new frame a go.

It’s a Handiquilter Studio2 Frame. My previous one was a Little Foot 5′ frame. This new one is 12′, so I will never have to juggle around a large quilt ever again. I spent most of my quilting time just rearranging those large quilts around on that tiny frame. I’m also proud that I built this all by myself. I just love working with my hands. Any women’s construction companies around Atlanta? I’m your girl!

By the way, the older frame, the 5′ Little Foot frame, is up for sale. Message me for more info if you’re interested. It’s great if you’re wanting to start out with a mid-arm machine. It fits a HQ Simply 16. Thankfully, my machine fits the new frame beautifully.

My Little Foot 5′ frame. It’s been partially disassembled in this picture.

Here are some progression pictures with the completed frame at the end.

Author: Quest Quilts

Just your average citizen who loves literature and quilts and has an uncommon proclivity for both.

3 thoughts on “An update – and a new toy!”

  1. Missed your posts. Just yesterday I was wondering why you hadn’t posted and here you are! Congratulations on your new acquisition, and may you always have plenty of quilting to do and show! 🌸🌸

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    1. Thank you! T-shirt quilt commissions all look the same when the shirts aren’t yours, so I don’t post about them all that much. Most of them are presents as well, so I can’t say anything.
      I’m soooo ready to work on something artsy!

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