“Copyright”; that’s a term heard often these days, but what does it all mean? Believe me, I really don’t know all the answers, but it’s a subject I’ve been wanting to toss around for a long time, and Facebook just didn’t seem like quite the right forum. So I’m going to address some of the issues here, and I HOPE that you all will chime in at the end of the article and make comments or suggestions. I think it’s important that we all become more learned on the subject.
Tips and Tricks for Better Machine Quilting
When I started my latest quilt (Asian Arcs), as I was working on it, I began to wonder how other quilters choose their next project.
For me, after I complete a “show” quilt, I usually feel completely spent and mentally fatigued, so I just want to work on a “no-brainer” quilt just to enjoy the process, the colors, the fabrics.
I’d have to venture a guess that there’s not a quilter in this country that hasn’t heard of the “Road to California” annual quilt show in Southern California. It takes place every January in Ontario, CA. I’ve attended a lot of the “big” shows, and this certainly ranks up there in the top 5 in the country, and is definitely #1 in the state of California.
I’ve been entering quilts at “Road” since 2002, and have some fun and interesting stories to share with you about those entries.
Over my 20 years of teaching machine quilting, I’ve seen students with every make and model of sewing machine in my classes, and I’ve come to realize that there are several features on sewing machines that can really make or break the success of the quilter. It’s also common for my students to ask me about which features they should shop for when purchasing a new sewing machine, so here are some important features to keep in mind when you’re in the market for a new machine.