Slow Train Series

This unnarrated series provides lengthy close-up shots that show the rhythm of Karen's work. Each film takes you deep into the process of quilting on a free-motion, longarm machine. The extended footage allows you to study Karen's approach up close.

appliqué

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acknowledgements

This video is made possible through the generous support of Bobbie Edds in memory of her late husband Sidney Edds.

Video production by Kathy & Karen McTavish
Music by Kathy McTavish
Opening sound by free dissonance (Mags David, voice & Kathy McTavish, cello)
Opening image by Wolfskull Creative

Longarm machines: APQS Millie (sales, service and training by Karen McTavish) authorized showroom in Duluth Minnesota. For more info: APQS

Piecing credits: Eileen Zube of Bellevue, Washington https://www.zubeum.org/

Pattern Designer: Modified/redesign of "Spring Bouquet" by Laundry Basket Quilts.

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mctavishing

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acknowledgements

Longarm machines: APQS Millie (sales, service and training by Karen McTavish) authorized showroom in Duluth Minnesota. For more info: APQS

Video Production and sound: Kathy McTavish
Opening image by Wolfskull Creative, opening sound includes vocals by Mags David
previous archival footage by OnWord Bound Books from Mastering the Art of McTavishing

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victorian feathers

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acknowledgements

Longarm machines: APQS Millie (sales, service and training by Karen McTavish) authorized showroom in Duluth Minnesota. For more info: APQS

Video Production and sound: Kathy McTavish
Opening image by Wolfskull Creative, opening sound includes vocals by Mags David
previous archival footage by OnWord Bound Books from Mastering the Art of McTavishing

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