Tag: Quilting

Learning How to Use a Longarm Quilting Machine

Several months ago I set out to learn longarm quilting. My motivation–I’m terrible at quilting on my domestic machine! I haven’t gotten much past straight-line quilting and after many struggles with free motion I managed to put my machine in the repair shop. My first experience using a longarm came about when a friend offered

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Why I Quit my Job to be a Full-time Quilter

It’s not an unusual story for someone in her mid-to-late cough-thirties-cough, cough. I’ve become increasingly dissatisfied with my job in financial services for a while now. Being a product manager gave me the chance to be creative and tackle various intellectual challenges; to learn and grow into a highly relevant and valued profession. But, for me, working in

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