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Long Arm Quilters love their Block Rockit and HMQS 2106 Recap
Long Arm Quilters love their Block Rockit and HMQS 2106 Recap
Category: Articles
Posted: Monday, May 9, 2016 09:18 PM
Views: 1291
Synopsis:
We were happy to meet and visit with current Block Rockit and Q'Nique Quilter owners at HMQS 2016! Here's our recap of the quilt show that's close to our home and hearts. 

Nothing Q'nique about owning a Block RockiT Long Arm Quilting Machine
Nothing Q'nique about owning a Block RockiT Long Arm Quilting Machine
Category: Articles
Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 08:41 PM
Views: 1950
Synopsis: The glaring difference between owning a Q'nique Quilter or owning the Block RockiT :)
Block RockiT VS Q'nique Quilter
Block RockiT VS Q'nique Quilter
Category: Articles
Posted: Monday, December 14, 2015 10:48 PM
Views: 4315
Synopsis:

Block RockiT VS Q'nique Quilter - What sets Block RockiT apart from Q'nique and how Kathy Quilts can help improve your quiltng

 

The Quilt Tension on your Frame
The Quilt Tension on your Frame
Category: Articles
Posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 04:00 PM
Views: 1807
Synopsis:

Keeping correct tension on your quilt while it is rolled on the frame is very important. 

In this blog post we talk about having correct tension on all sides of your quilt sandwich while you are quilting with your Block Rockit and what results it will produce. 

We also talk about keeping a finger width in between the take up rail and the throat of the Block Rockit. Vital for great quilting!

 

Threading your Block Rockit Properly
Threading your Block Rockit Properly
Category: Articles
Posted: Monday, November 16, 2015 02:00 PM
Views: 3360
Synopsis:

 

Properly threading your machine is essential to having a good stitch.

Improperly threading your machine can cause loops in the stitch, break the thread, or tangle the thread into a ‘bird’s nest’, causing your machine to seize up. 

In this post you'll see why we always talk about correct threading:

Beginning with Free Motion Quilting
Beginning with Free Motion Quilting
Category: Articles
Posted: Monday, November 2, 2015 01:08 PM
Views: 2179
Synopsis:

There are techniques that are vital in helping a quilter better learn the feel for their machine. One of these: free-motion quilting.

We talk about the importance of why you should be starting out with Free Motion Quilting before anything else

 

 

Quilting Smoothly – Keeping Wheels and Tracks Clean
Quilting Smoothly – Keeping Wheels and Tracks Clean
Category: Articles
Posted: Monday, October 26, 2015 12:02 PM
Views: 2645
Synopsis:

 

Clean tracks and wheels will not only lengthen a machine's and frame's lifespan, but will also contribute in producing a nice stitch for your quilts. 

Click to read more about our cleaning suggestions and products we like to use.

Quality Quilting with your Block Rockit
Quality Quilting with your Block Rockit
Category: Articles
Posted: Monday, October 19, 2015 03:00 PM
Views: 1715
Synopsis:

We believe in creating high quality quilts from start to finish. Starting with the finest fabrics down to the type of batting and thread you use. 

The Block Rockit, although more inexpensive than other quilting machines, will produce a beautiful stitch that will compliment and complete the integrity of your quilts. 

 

 

Quilting Modes of the Block Rockit’s Stitch Regulator
Quilting Modes of the Block Rockit’s Stitch Regulator
Category: Articles
Posted: Monday, September 21, 2015 11:33 AM
Views: 2384
Synopsis:

The Block Rockit has a built in stitch regulator that has four different quilting modes: regulated precise, regulated cruise, manual, and baste.

What do they do? And when do you use them?

We discuss the modes here in this blog post: 

Block Rockit Troubleshooting: Having loops in stitching
Block Rockit Troubleshooting: Having loops in stitching
Category: Articles
Posted: Monday, September 7, 2015 05:19 PM
Views: 1665
Synopsis:

If you are having loops in your stitches,

click here for some quick tips and troubleshooting! 


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