Ann Seely

My award winning quilt

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I have been making quilts since 1986. In 2008 my husband and I attended the HMQS show in Salt Lake City. He was very intrigued by the quilting machines and we spent a fun afternoon trying all of them. I think they impressed him because, as an avid snowmobiler, he thought there might be a chance it could be ridden!
After looking at every machine in the show he turned to me and asked,"Do you want one of these?"
I certainly wasn't going to turn down an offer like that even though I wasn't sure I could learn to use it.
We went back through the show to find which machine might best suit my needs. Our choice was the HQ Sixteen. Cotton Shop of Murray set it up in a spare bedroom and off I went, practicing for hours every day.
The next year (2009) at the HMQS show I won the award for Best Rookie Longarm Quilter of the Year.
I love my HQ Sixteen!

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