Speaking Engagement Announcement

Posted by Darlene Girton on Feb 20th 2018

Hello FeatherFans (I’m trying it out, we need a fan name…)! We are excited to announce that Featherweight Doctor will be visiting Nimble Thimbles, a quilt guild in Chandler, AZ on April, 17, 2018. W … read more

Working with Good Materials

Posted by Darlene Girton on Jan 19th 2018

As a long-arm quilter, working with good materials makes any job easier. From good quality fabric to high-end battings, working with excellent raw materials makes even the hardest projects fun. I be … read more

Portability is Priceless

Posted by Darlene Girton on Jan 17th 2018

As a machine quilting educator, I have taught hundreds of classes over the years. As classes get underway, there is a procession of wheel luggage style suitcases with massive, heavy machines. That i … read more

I’m learning how to machine quilt!

Posted by Reagan Girton on Jan 16th 2018

Hey Featherweight Friends! It’s Rea, the Design Assistant, aka Queen of Fun! My mom Darlene, the best quilter in the world, has been teaching me to stitch on my favorite “mint” Featherweight. Right … read more

Simple Machines are Best!

Posted by Darlene Girton on Jan 15th 2018

I have been a machine quilting educator for about 10 years. Sewing Machines have made miraculous advances in technology. You can now purchase machines with hundreds of pre-programmed stitches, some of … read more