I’ve been looking at a sit down quilting machine like a Sweet 16 for several years now. I keep thinking that I really, really need one.
Then I remember the suggestion to turn the machine and sew from the open end. This is the machine I like to quilt on, turned.
Since it’s a straight stitch, high speed machine with a larger throat and big table, it’s just not gonna work. I can’t reach the on/off switch or the thread cutter. It does give me all the supporting table room I could ask for, but I don’t think it’s that much better than my normal set up.
Even though I think I really, really need that other machine, I do all right on this one!
Started the quilting on this quilt, thinking that I’d put a large ‘flower’ in the center of each block.
It doesn’t really show up. Makes it easier that way.
I can simply quilt flowers wherever I want! And there is room to get the whole quilt under that larger throat area.
Free form fun!