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Why Choose Dixie Long-Arm Quilting?

Thanks for taking the time to consider Dixie Long-Arm Quilting for your quilting needs! We want to help you create a beautifully finished piece of art. If you’ve never considered long-arm quilting services for your heart-based project, this website will give you an overview and help answer some of your questions.

Then we can set up a time to speak with you to go over further details and answer any other questions you might have.

Our Founder

Rebecca Grimes ChesterRebecca Chester started collecting quilt fabrics at age fifteen. One day she started cutting up the fabrics and sewing them back together. She fell in love with the process and has been quilting ever since. She has two culinary degrees and has worked in construction, customer service, foodservice, and management. No matter what jobs she held, she continued piecing and quilting on her domestic sewing machine. Her mother, Agnes, and her Nana, Maria, decided it was time they bought a long arm. They named the Gamill Vision 2 after Rebecca’s great grandmother, Maria Juana Villa-Ferrer, or Mary Jane as they now call her.

After consulting with her husband and daughter, she decided to work on longarm quilting full time. They named the company Dixie Longarm Quilting after a much loved childhood pet. She was a sheltie-shepard that taught Rebecca a lot about devotion, patience and that some things are worth fighting for. Rebecca currently lives in Phenix City, Alabama.

Our Machines

Dixie Long-Arm Quilting uses top of the line machinery that can handle all of your quilting needs. The machine used is named Mary Jane after Rebecca’s great grandmother, Maria-Juana Villa-Ferrer. It is a Gamill Vision 2, fully manufactured and assembled in the USA. She has a 30 inch throat, giving her up to 27 1/2 inches of surface quilting space. The quilting frame or table is a 14-foot table allowing up to a 147-inch quilt. Our machine gives us maximum flexibility so that we can give you only the best quality and results!

MaryJanne Gammil Vision II

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