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I am looking for a longarm book for someone just starting out?? Looking for a referrence book that would help ;) me decide if I want to stitch in the ditch or do an allover pattern. How to line up pantos? What pattem choice should i use. What about all those gadgets???

Thanks


Connie

APQS Discovery

Eliot,Maine

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I agree with Janet. Mryna's DVD's are woderful and I still refer to the BeginningLongarm DVD from time to time. also get Linda Taylor's book on long arming


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Bekah

Shepherd's Garden Quilting

APQS Sales Representative

APQS Millenium

www.shepherdsgardenquilting.com

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I use Linda Taylor's book " The Ultimate Guide to Longarm quilting' a lot, and also Carol Thelen's book on longarming. At the beginning, I also used Mindy Caspersen's DVD which covers the basics on custom quilting like stitch in the ditch etc, plus a lot more. Futher down my quilting journey I got Myrna Ficken's DVD 'just do it ' which is about freehand quilting.

My advice would be to get one book and one DVD, devour them and go from there! ( Then every now and again, treat yourself to another, to build a stash of a different kind!)


Shelley

Heritage Country Quilting

Western Australia

2009 APQS Millenium, hand guided.

'Waltzing Matilda" or Milly Tilly!

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I think Kimmy Brunner's was the greatest help to me. I did get Linda Taylor's book, but it was easier for me to learn when I saw Kim actually demonstrate what she was talking about. I also have the DVD I Have A Longarm and I'm Not Afraid To Use It, and that was a good one too.


Louise

APQS Millennium

www.mypiecefulcorner.blogspot.com

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I'm a newbie and watched Myrna's DVD over and over again probably 50 times. I learned so much from her DVD. She has everything you are asking about in that DVD. She also goes through the sample designs and walks you through setting it up (pantos) and changing and lining up the rows. It's a great instructional DVD for newbies.

Have fun quilting! Post your photos, I love seeing what everyone else is doing.

ALOHA!


Hitomi

http://originalsbyhitomi.com

APQS Millennium w/ Bliss and Intelliquilter

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Hi everyone

Just a reminder when buying books written by owners who use different brands of machine. I visited a customer this week to service her machine. it was in imaculate condition! However she had been over-oiling the wicks because she had followed the instructions in her favourite longarm quilting book, rather than the instructions in the APQS manual.

No harm done in this instance, just excess oil running down the needle which could have dropped onto quilts and extra time oiling when its not needed.

My first longarm instructional book was by Linda Taylor and it is a great tool.

sue in australia


sue in australia

APQS Australia

CQ Australia

613 9769 0248

smorris@comcen.com.au

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