Monday, 8 August 2011

A giant meccanno set - AKA Handi quilter frame

 My husband has just spent an afternoon making my handiquilter frame. He told me cheerfully that it was just like a giant Meccanno - and he loved putting them together as a child. His patience combined with the adjustable features of this frame made it possible to get it perfectly even on an imperfect floor.  (Yes the room still needs painting after the builder removed most of the dysfunctional chimney and built in robe.)

 Tip: carefully double check the end pieces on the assembly pages so that you get them the right way around.
All done.


  1. How awesome to have the LA and a DH to put it up for you! Can't wait to see what you turn out with it! Oh yeah, you can detect a bit of jealousy there! LOL I am really so happy for you!

  2. Congratulations on your new frame and long arm! You do such beautiful work, are such an inspiration to me.

  3. Congratulations! Do you have castors on yours? I wish I did on mine!

  4. My machine has rubber feet - which are adjustable - not casters. I have been impressed at how level we have been able tog get my machine on the slightly irregular floor.


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