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Machine quilting has come a long way since the days when it was attempted on standard domestic and industrial sewing machines. Imagine the laborious and cumbersome process of moving three layers of fabric through a stationary machine, using only free-style patterns or patterns you had to rely on memory, artistry and technique to perfect!

Well, in 1980, those days came to an end when Company Founder Ken Gammill decided there must be an easier, more efficient, and more decorative way to machine quilt by way of a revolutionary idea:
  Why not move the sewing machine instead of the fabric?

Never before had anyone set out to develop a large throat sewing machine
 on tracks which could be operated from both sides, moved in any direction, on a specially designed stand that enabled pantograph patterns to be traced directly onto fabric -- making it possible to complete a quilt or bedspread in a matter of hours rather than days.  But how is the fabric held together and advanced?

The original two-control hand-guided quilting machine,
 Gammill Quilting Systems use a series of fabric handling rollers to join the lining, fiberfill, and top fabric over a 12 or 14 foot stand on which the sewing mechanism freely moves. Once the exposed fabric surface is quilted (up to 24 square feet per pass on our largest model), all three fabric layers are advanced simultaneously to reveal the next area to be quilted. It's that simple.

But it doesn't stop there. Throughout the history of
 Gammill Quilting Machine Company, we've continually improved the process -- creating new models and sizes for different quilting needs, adding stitch-regulation (a significant advance in machine quilting), and developing new features and tools to give the longarm quilter’s creativity wings.  Most recently, with the availability of Statler Stitcher automation, the possibilities are unlimited!


Perhaps even more important, we've continued to seek out and employ the finest mechanical and electrical parts available to ensure a quality and dependability second to none. Because, as you know, all the "bells and whistles" don't mean a thing if your machine isn't running smoothly and making beautiful stitches -- no matter what style quilting you do.


Link: Southeast Area Gammill Dealer


Pat and Richard Walker


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GQ Quilt Studio please