My Newest Juki Addition

My New Juki – Vintage HZL11 My Newest Juki Purchase. The Frou Frou HZL-11. The Frou Frou was released in 1977 for 69,000 yen (roughly $650) as a lightweight, compact sewing machine One of the amazing features of this machine was the horizontal hook. A rare feature as lightweight sewing machines at that time used vertical hook. Besides…

Quilting on a Frame

Wanted to share with you one of my good friends and artist Gail Thomas from British Columbia. Gail purchased her 2010 at the Houston Quilt Festival Last year and recently shared a picture of how she works with it on a frame.  An inspiring quilt artist who is also know to work as one of…

It is vacation week for the Juki Girl. Hanging out in the low country South  Carolina. Shrimp and Grits for dinner. Believe it or not I tucked some fabrics I have been wanting to work on in my suitcase. Getting close to figuring out how to piece these fabrics together. 

Storage Tips

Did you know the average sewer has 4 machines. Most of us are well above average so storage can become an issue.  I wanted to share with you a new find for storage.  This is a shelf I recently purchased. It was intended for bathroom shelving.  It leans against the wall and takes little floor…

Ruler Work

Ruler Work with our Attendees.  Using the Ruler base and some great techniques everyone loved Ruler Work with their Juki Longarm Rulers. Click on a photo to view in slide show format.