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!
I own the following HQ machines: