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From Doodle to Design. Machine Quilting The Basic Block-A FREE Tutorial. Good Morning, Quilters and Fitness Buffs!

Machine Quilting The Basic Block-A FREE Tutorial

Have you been #movingmore? This week–challenge yourself to walk 15 minutes before you quilt each day! Once we sit down at the sewing machine…it’s much harder! For the next few weeks we are going to concentrate on quilting square blocks. Many (perhaps most?) When stitched on a pieced block, it requires very little marking– the seam-lines act as guidelines. To practice the motif, draw a square and draw diagonals across the square. Begin in the corner of the quilt. Stitch a straight line from the top center of the inner square and to the top edge of the block. Stitch a diagonal line to the right corner and back to the center. Stitch a horizontal line to the right edge of the block and back to the center. Stitch around the center block and into the lower right corner. Back to the center, then stitch a vertical line to lower edge…. Continue all the way around the block to finish the motif. This motif will perfectly fill any square block.

Fast, Easy Machine Quilting Fills. See how fast and easy these simple fill patterns are to machine quilt with Lori Kennedy of The Inbox Jaunt!

Fast, Easy Machine Quilting Fills

Do you ever get tired of meandering or its little sister, stippling? OR are you one of those quilters (like me) that find these “allover” or “fill” patterns difficult to stitch? Add more fun and interest to your next quilt with three new fill motifs that are fast, easy and more interesting than stippling! First, let’s discuss why meandering is so difficult for some of us. The meander motif is a continuous, smooth, squiggly line that changes directions frequently and never crosses over a previous line of stitching.

Quilting in a Straight Line with Walking foot #50. While I’ve been sewing a long time, I’ve only been quilting for a handful of years.

Quilting in a Straight Line with Walking foot #50

Learning how to successfully machine quilt all those layers of pieced fabrics together with batting and backing was quite an experience! I prefer straight line quilting in my quilts as opposed to free-motion quilting, mostly because the straight lines compliment the simple, geometric designs in my quilts. Like the quilting in the Sunrise Baby Quilt (find the free tutorial here), which has straight lines following along the rays out from the center. And the quilting in the Triangle quilt which follows along the leading edges of the shapes. I’ve learned many tips and tricks to help quilt in a straight line, and I’m sharing my top tips with you here today!

Meet The BERNINA Walking Foot #50 Hello there little Walking foot #50! A Super Easy Design for Quilting Your Quilt - Quilting Digest. A Go-To Pattern for Fast Free Motion Quilting!

A Super Easy Design for Quilting Your Quilt - Quilting Digest

A Pin Tip! Free Machine Quilting Designs. A Quick and easy Stitch to Quilt Your Quilt. Secrets to Quilting an Appliqué Quilt. Hi I'm Linda with American Patchwork & Quilting and I'm here with Angela Walters; ambassador for Handi Quilter and we're going to talk today about appliquéd quilts because I think that's a big challenge for people; how do I quilt something once I've done all of the appliqué.

Secrets to Quilting an Appliqué Quilt

Absolutely. Well that's the big question to quilt within or without, I ask that question all the time, Should I quilt inside the appliqué? Honestly the short answer is it depends what your preferences are which you can imagine how much they love hearing that but for myself and my own preferences if it's a larger piece of appliqué, so such as this quilt that has this big block that's fusible appliqué then I don't mind quilting within the appliqué so I'll just add some echo lines but I'll keep the quilting within the appliqué fairly simple because I don't want to take away from the design that it makes and I don't want to really try to force a bunch of stuff in here.

BERNINA USA’s blog, WeAllSew, offers fun project ideas, patterns, video tutorials and sewing tips for sewers and crafters of all ages and skill levels. Annie Smith of simplearts.com shares some “warm-up”free-motion exercise tips.

BERNINA USA’s blog, WeAllSew, offers fun project ideas, patterns, video tutorials and sewing tips for sewers and crafters of all ages and skill levels.

When I prepare to machine quilt a quilt, I like to do a little “warm-up” sample—not only so my hands remember how to move the quilt, but I like to test out how my BERNINA is going to respond to the fabric, batting, presser foot and thread I’ve chosen. Using this little sample piece, I can try out other battings, threads and presser feet options.

Background fabric, I also use it as backing (cut two, 6” x 9 ½” ) A sample of my chosen batting (Hobbs Heirloom 80/20) BERNINA Free-motion embroider foot #24 or BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) 50 weight Aurifil thread Before you start, lower the Feed Dogs. BERNINA USA’s blog, WeAllSew, offers fun project ideas, patterns, video tutorials and sewing tips for sewers and crafters of all ages and skill levels. Driving a sewing machine is very similar to driving an automobile.

BERNINA USA’s blog, WeAllSew, offers fun project ideas, patterns, video tutorials and sewing tips for sewers and crafters of all ages and skill levels.

When you are driving a car you have a gas pedal that regulates how fast your car goes. The foot pedal on your BERNINA sewing machine is like the gas pedal on your automobile. The more you press it down, the faster you are sewing. The difference is the path you are traveling. In a car, the road speeds underneath you as your tires grab the pavement. You steer your course along the road with the driving wheel of your car. Thus, if you are “stitching in the ditch” along seam lines in a quilt block and you want to “hide” your stitches in the shadows of the seam, your speed is determined by the shape of your block pattern. BERNINA USA’s blog, WeAllSew, offers fun project ideas, patterns, video tutorials and sewing tips for sewers and crafters of all ages and skill levels. Brand Ambassador, quilt artist and teacher Frieda Anderson of Friestyle shows some of her free motion quilting techniques she uses within her quilts.

BERNINA USA’s blog, WeAllSew, offers fun project ideas, patterns, video tutorials and sewing tips for sewers and crafters of all ages and skill levels.

Frieda teaches free motion quilting on a domestic home sewing machine for over fifteen years. Watch this video and learn how to best practice and make free motion quilting a fun experience for your next project: Frieda Anderson sews on a BERNINA 750 QE. BERNINA USA’s blog, WeAllSew, offers fun project ideas, patterns, video tutorials and sewing tips for sewers and crafters of all ages and skill levels. BERNINA USA’s blog, WeAllSew, offers fun project ideas, patterns, video tutorials and sewing tips for sewers and crafters of all ages and skill levels.

Leah Day....free motion project

Download.pdf. Feathers That Fly: How to Design, Mark, and Machine Quilt Feather Motifs - Lee Cleland. How to transfer patterns to fabric for quilting: no-mark method. How to transfer patterns to fabric for quilting: no-mark method There are many ways to mark designs on a quilt top in preparation for quilting.

How to transfer patterns to fabric for quilting: no-mark method

But have you ever tried not marking your quilt top? See how six-time Martingale author Mary M. Quilting the Dresden Plate Block.wmv. Quilting Club - How to Wiggle Around a Corner. How to Use a Quilting Presser Foot: Stitch In the Ditch. If you are a beginner quilter wanting to make your own quilts, the first step is to study how to properly use a quilting presser foot.

How to Use a Quilting Presser Foot: Stitch In the Ditch

It’s easiest to learn how to quilt with a walking foot, and the easiest method for using a walking foot is stitch-in-the-ditch quilting. Stitch-in-the-ditch is exactly what it sounds like — stitches in the “ditch,” created by your seam allowances when quilting. Step 1: Begin by making your “quilt sandwich” Tips and Tricks for Better Straight-Line Quilting. Before you got started with free-motion quilting, you may have chosen to quilt exclusively with straight lines on your walking foot. Or, perhaps you’ve never really gotten into straight-line quilting, intimidated by the precision it takes.

Whether you are a seasoned quilter or just learning how to straight-line quilt, it never hurts to ask another quilter if they have any tips or tricks for better quilting… Spray basting For a simple straight-line quilting design that will secure your patchwork without detracting from the overall design, evenly spaced lines going in the same direction are a good option. How to Machine Quilt Squares and Rectangles. Squares and rectangles are common in quilting - Angela Walters demonstrates a geometric design that's easily adaptable to different sizes. Hi I'm Linda Augsburg from American Patchwork & Quilting and I'm here today with Angela Walters who is the ambassador for Handi Quilter and we're going to talk a little bit today about how to quilt a square in your design; now whether that's the full block or whether that's part of it, you've got some good design tips for us.

Absolutely. Well squares are the most common shaped quilt blocks there are whether it's traditional, modern, art quilts, there's a lot of square shaped blocks, or blocks with square components. And the design I'm going to show you is a nice geometric design which is really fast and easy to quilt and it requires no marking which is great. Have You Ever Suffered From Quilters' Paralysis? Machine Quilting: How to Begin and End Quilt Lines With Cindy Needham. 55763082_mobileh264.mp4?rhihttphost=allpeoplequilt.ramp. Bottom Line Thread, Applique and Bobbin Thread - Superior Threads. Lint-free never felt so good. Designed with award-winning quilter Libby Lehman, The Bottom Line makes a fantastic bobbin thread for any type of sewing.

Its lightweight, blendable colors are so easily matched with any top thread. Available in 55 colors, with several colors matching a broad spectrum of fabric colors. 5 Free-Motion Quilting Tips: Getting Started. Quilters often struggle with free-motion quilting because they don’t know where to physically start. Here are five free-motion quilting tips to help you start on your home sewing machine. 1. Take the time to properly baste your quilt. Abacus quilt pattern via Craftsy member Christa Watson Basting a quilt involves temporarily securing the three layers of a quilt (top, batting and backing) together in order to quilt it without the fabric bunching up or puckering. 2.

Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners: 10 Tips. Do you want to add beautiful machine quilting texture to your quilts but aren’t sure where to start? Check out this list of 10 tips for successful quilting on your home machine. Overcome your fear of free-motion quilting with the Craftsy class Machine Quilting: Free-Motion & More. Instructor Wendy Butler Berns will guide you through five easy walking foot designs and simple free-motion stitches, before graduating to complex free-motion quilting patterns.

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Tying the finished quilt

Quilts...thread painting. Discover Easy Machine Quilting Patterns with Debby Brown on Craftsy. Elevate machine-quilting from supporting role to the star of your quilts! Learn how to turn lines, curves and loops into stunning quilted motifs. How to Freemotion Quilt by Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings - Part 1. Trend Alert: Free-Motion Quilting Rulers Are on The Rise! Wander through the vendor aisles of any big quilt show, and it’s easy to see what’s popular right now. At the Machine Quilting Exposition (MQX) show, I noticed a cool trend right off the bat —longarm rulers. These acrylic rulers are usually thicker than our rotary cutting rulers and designed for ruler work — a technique where you guide the foot along the edge of the ruler to produce a perfectly straight line, curved angle or circular shape.

Longarm rulers designed byDave and Deloa Jones. Free Video - Five Tips for Machine Quilting by Nancy Zieman. WeAllSew « Free Motion Quilting: Creating Fun Borders. Ivory Spring. Hello Friends! Thread Talk from My Sewing Machine #62. Hello Friends! As promised, here is my tutorial for my “Riley Blake”-ish flower motif from yesterday’s post. American Quilter's Society - American Quilter Magazine: Patterns - AQS Quilt Shows and Contests, Quilting Memberships. How to Free-Motion Quilt on a Regular Sewing Machine. What Are Mid-Arm Quilting Machines? Quilt Designs with Multiple Colors. View.s6.exacttarget. Learn The Basics Of Free-Motion Quilting! Stitch Freely With Creative Quilting Background Filler Designs - Welcome to the Craftsy Blog! Quilting BIG Quilts. How Do I Quilt This?! Intro. Yay! McTavishing Quilting Technique. Kelly Hanson discusses a new book by award winning longarm quilter, Karen McTavish.

Quilting Daily - Week in Review. How to Free-Motion Quilt on a Regular Sewing Machine. Friday Chat with Grandma Print Tracking and a giveaway!! Live a Colorful Life: Free Motion Quilting for Beginners/Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks. Free Motion Quilting for Beginners by Molly Hanson — Therm O Web.

Straight line stitching

Quilting Daily - Week in Review. Trend Alert! Stunning Quilt Embellishment. Marguerita McManus. Patsy Thompson Designs: Free Video Tutorials. YouTube. Quilt Along #9 - Moving a Quilt on a Home Machine. Walking Foot. 6 Free-Motion Quilting Designs Anyone Can Learn. Fun with Stencils and Pounce Pads. “like, zoinks, man!” – a thread-drawing (mini) tutorial. How to machine quilt for beginners. Inside Quilters Newsletter. 3 Easy Ways to Audition Your Quilting Stitches. 501 quilting design motifs + 8 ways to mark a quilt (+ giveaway!) Machine Quilting with Dry Erase Markers. American Quilter's Society - American Quilter Magazine: Patterns - AQS Quilt Shows and Contests, Quilting Memberships.

AQS-pattern-171. AQS-pattern-186. Video: No-Fear Free Motion  Machine Quilting Designs and Ideas. Circle machine quilting diagram. The Free Motion Quilting Project. Blog - What causes railroad tracks? Nikki’s Jigsaw Puzzle-A FMQ Tutorial. Day 52 - Spider Web. Continuous Line Quilting Designs: Machine Quilting Tips on Craftsy. Big Stitch Quilting. Free Motion Quilting Video Tutorial. Machine Quilting Designs for Log Cabin Quilts. Machine Quilting Around Appliqué: Art & Practice. Tamarack Shack. Free Motion Quilting. Machine Quilting: Managing a Large Quilt Sandwich. Free-Motion Quilting Basics. Free-Motion Quilting Answers from Expert Leah Day.

Practice Makes Perfect: Freestyle Quilting Instructions. Marvelous Machine Quilting Designs for Borders: Learn These 5 Tips. How to Free-Motion Quilt on a Regular Sewing Machine. Video: No-Fear Free Motion  Beginner Free Motion Quilting (Machine Quilting) Machine Quilting: Managing a Large Quilt Sandwich. Day 10 - Sashiko Shell.