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Long Arm

Today was my first time using a longarm quilt machine and I have to say it was harder than I anticipated. I took an intro class at a local shop which is really just a class you have to take and pay for so that they can be reasonably sure you won’t break their machines when you rent time on them. Which is fine by me because in addition to learning how to load the machine, thread it and use the stitch regulator I also got to spend over an hour just doodling. Now I can’t wait to take my first quilt over! I learned how to use the self-guided machine but they also have a computerized machine available to rent so of course I’ll have to give that a whirl as well 😉

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