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Quilt Shows
Quilt Shows
Category: Shows
Posted: Thursday, January 1, 2015 06:14 PM
Views: 19987
Synopsis:

This is our upcoming Quilt Show schedule. We will be doing several shows throughout the the year, so you can come test out the Block RockiT 15 or Titan 21 and see why everyone loves them!

Block RockiT Set Up
Block RockiT Set Up
Category: Articles
Posted: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 08:20 PM
Views: 7668
Synopsis:

The Importance of Reading Instructions When Setting Up Your Block Rockit

            The day finally comes. Your very own Block Rockit arrives at your door. You bring it inside (most likely with someone’s help if it weighs too much for you to lift, it’s about 55lbs) and open the box.

What do you do next?

Block RockiT VS Q'nique Quilter
Block RockiT VS Q'nique Quilter
Category: Articles
Posted: Monday, December 14, 2015 10:48 PM
Views: 4521
Synopsis:

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

 

What Can the Block RockiT Mid-Arm Quilter Do For You?
What Can the Block RockiT Mid-Arm Quilter Do For You?
Category: Articles
Posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013 06:21 AM
Views: 4480
Synopsis:

Longarm quilting machines are all the rage. What about those people that want a longer throat machine but can't afford one? Have Machine Quilting Manufacturers left them behind? We will discuss the machine quilting industry and how it affects the people that quilt.

Block RockiT Mid-Arm Quilter
Block RockiT Mid-Arm Quilter
Category: Blogs
Posted: Saturday, December 28, 2013 08:23 PM
Views: 4094
Synopsis:

Here is the Mid-Arm for the Masses. We think that professional machine quilting tools should be available for more people than those that aren't pinching pennies like most of us. The Block RockiT 14+ is designed for anyone that wants to machine quilt. It has 14.5 by 8.5 inch throat and will fit on most Grace Frames. Quilt more in less time with the Block RockiT 14+.

Threading your Block Rockit Properly
Threading your Block Rockit Properly
Category: Articles
Posted: Monday, November 16, 2015 02:00 PM
Views: 3655
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:

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: 2770
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.

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: 2467
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: 

Beginning with Free Motion Quilting
Beginning with Free Motion Quilting
Category: Articles
Posted: Monday, November 2, 2015 01:08 PM
Views: 2269
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

 

 

Adjusting the Hopping Foot for your Block Rockit
Adjusting the Hopping Foot for your Block Rockit
Category: Articles
Posted: Sunday, August 2, 2015 09:14 PM
Views: 2171
Synopsis:

What is the hopping foot?

And, when or why would you need to adjust it?

We answer these questions in the following post. 


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