Pictures - Have you seen one like this before? - My grandfather made this quilt frame for my grandmother years ago. He died in 1972, so it's at least 40 years old. I don't remember seeing my grandmother use it, but my mom used it quite a bit. I just thought since everyone is showing their vintage machines, you'd be
Note to Pinners: THIS FRAME DOES NOT WORK!!!! Please read my comments at the bottom of this article. If you've seen or heard of the Flynn Multi Quilting Frame, you'll know that it costs about $180.00. After careful study, I came up with my own version that is much cheaper. Ask your local lumber yard or hardware store if they have any scraps close to the size you need and have them cut for you. You may want to start with 24" pipes instead of 48" for small projects until you get the hang of…
This frame is an improvement on the DIY Flynn Multi Frame. I decided to use two extra pipes below the frame to keep the batting and backing off the floor. However, this caused a drag problem. I removed these extra pipes from the instructions even though my bottom photos show the original frame. All three layers can be rolled together on the top rail. You could also roll the backing only and float the top and batting. The clamps will keep them tight enough without rolling. Furniture grade pvc…
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Main - Are you a Short Arm quilter? If so let's talk! - I recently bought the Brother Nouvelle 1500's quilting machine and also a quilt frame and have been practicing for the past two weeks machine quilting. I can tell this machine does a lot more stitches per minute than my every day machine does. I am still awkward
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Have a quilting bee with your friends or work on that future heirloom by yourself. Old-fashioned quilt frames are difficult to find but we came across a local Amish family that still makes them. Sturdy, unfinished legs (29-1/2"H x 29"W) support three rollers Takes up much less room than traditional square frames Rollers lift off legs for practical storage Made of poplar USA made Note: Must ship to a physical address (no P.O. boxes). Cannot ship to AK, HI, or internationally.