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Stitch Quality Problems and Fixes

By Jukebox Quilts | December 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Are you experiencing problems with your stitch quality? The team at Jukebox Quilts is here to help you find different fixes to improve your stitching.  Read through our common questions and answers to see if you can solve the problem yourself. Are your stitches still not coming out any better, or do you still have…

What to Do When Bottom Tension Doesn’t Look Right

By Jukebox Quilts | December 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Is the bottom tension on your longarm sewing machine not quite right? Mike from Jukebox Quilts is here with a checklist so you can fix the tension yourself. If this checklist doesn’t solve your problem, or you’re experiencing other difficulties, you can reach out to AMB International for help!  In the market for a new…

Insuring and Protecting Your Longarm Sewing Machine

By Jukebox Quilts | December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today, we’re delving into what every longarmer should know about insuring and protecting their longarm sewing machine! In fact, every quilter should make sure that all of their quilting supplies and equipment are adequately protected! At Jukebox Quilts, we recently chatted with a young woman that experienced a nightmare with her sewing and quilting supplies.…

Making Side Leaders for Your Longarm

By Jukebox Quilts | December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Making side leaders can help you work with different stretchy fabrics, especially if you don’t have a wide enough back. In today’s post, learn how you can make your own side leaders.  Our blog is here to provide you with tutorials and quilting tricks! Just sit down next to your sewing machine and walk through…

Loading with Red Snappers: The Jukebox Float

By Jukebox Quilts | December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Several of you have asked us to provide a document about how we load a quilt top with Red Snappers (since, like with so many techniques, we don’t follow the “rules”). We’re here with our modified Jukebox Float in a nutshell. Red Snappers are a system that helps load quilt tops and backs onto your…

29 Ways to Make Money with Your Longarm Sewing Machine

By Jukebox Quilts | December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Did you know that there are a wide variety of ways you can make money with your sewing machine? Well we came up with a list of 29 of them!  Before you get started, make sure you have all of the supplies you need — and a sewing machine you can trust! Jukebox Quilts in…

How Can I Achieve Accurate Piecing (Part 2)

By Jukebox Quilts | November 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

We’re back with the second part in our series to help you achieve accurate piecing. From the basics, tricks for accurate curves, borders, and cutting to if you should steam, iron, or press, let the Jukebox Quilts team help!  If you didn’t catch our first in the series, make sure you go back and read…

How Can I Achieve Accurate Piecing? (Part 1)

By Jukebox Quilts | November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today we are going to delve into accurate seam allowance. The seam allowance is the area between the fabric edge and the line of stitches. Do you know the most accurate seam allowance? Read through our post to learn more.  If you’re looking for quilting supplies, like fabric or sewing machines, make sure you stop…

Respect the Bias

By Jukebox Quilts | November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

In any context beyond fabric, this title means something entirely different, but when it comes to quilting fabric there are some pretty important rules.  We see a lot of quilts that come in for quilting where a new quilter has designed a pattern that doesn’t respect the bias. The individual trying to make the quilt…

Our Favorite Quilting Tools

By Jukebox Quilts | November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Welcome to Our Favorite Tools! This blog is intended to give you a list of all the hand tools you’ll find useful when working with your longarm quilting machine and quilting fabric.  Below, we’ve provided a full list of the products we will go through today. Here is a list of the different tools we…