Last August at the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham I spent a couple of hours testing a longarm machine.
First negotiations with Nate Arnesen from Handiquilter there were continued in Ste. Marie-aux-Mines, then transferred to the German section. In Germany we have a saying "Gut Ding will Weile haben" - good things take their time. So after just slightly over nine months later - here is the latest development in our household. The space:
Which were then carried dupstairs by one of the Syrians.
First stages of unpacking:
First assembly steps completed:
More and more empty boxes:
The supporting quilter husband at work, so happy that he got to use the little electric screw driver he had bought a couple of years ago:
And this is the current stage - the table is complete.
It's a tight fit... we will have a harder time getting to our books! And tomorrow we will put up the machine.