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Kestrel Michaud

Classically-trained Fine Artist and Fabric Illustrator

Kestrel's Computer and Sewing Machines

The most-requested blog topic from last year's survey was about my tools: Anything and everything I use in my studio to make my art. There are lots and lots of things I use for every quilt, so I've split this topic into four separate posts. This first post is all about my computer, my sewing machines, and the extra stuff that goes with them.


Computer Setup

Computer Setup from the back

Laptop: MacBook Pro 2018 Link

Laptop Stand: OMOTON Vertical Laptop Stand Link

Dock: 4URPC Docking Station Link

Monitor: Dell U-Series 32" LED Monitor Link

Monitor Arm: Ergotron LX Desk Mount Monitor Arm - Tall Pole Link

Keyboard: Apple Magic Keyboard Link

Trackpad: Apple Magic Trackpad 2 Link

Keyboard & Trackpad Stand: Bestand Stand for Magic Keyboard and Trackpad Link

Webcam: Logitech HD Pro Webcam Link

Wacom Tablet: Wacom Intuos Wireless Graphics Drawing Tablet Link

Sewing Machines and Tables

Bernina 790Plus

Bernina 790Plus Link

Sewing Table: Kangaroo Kabinets Tasmanian II Table Link

Magnifying Arm: Brightech LightView Pro LED Magnifying Arm Link

Bernina Q20

Bernina Q20 with Horn Lift Table Link

Magnifying Arm: Luxo Magnifying Arm Link with a permanent base Link because the clamp didn't fit on the Horn Lift table.