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Machine Quilting
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Do you have a hard time remembering what a quilting pattern looked like? What about thread weight and needle information? Don’t struggle any more. Michele Scott shares her tip for keeping it all straight.     Interested in learning more from Michele Scott? Visit her Successful Machine Quilting: Basics to Bobbins at iquilt.com!
In these two videos, HQ Ambassador Angela Walters shows how to create simple, flexible peapods amid traditional pebbles. Watch this and be inspired…even if you don’t do machine quilting! Then she changes the background filler, changes the scale, and changes the layout to create more variations with peapods. Thanks to Angela and Handi Quilter for...
Helen Squire’s circular continuous line quilting pattern, Lisabeth’s Wreath, is a beautiful choice for hand or machine quilting! It measures an easy-to-use 7½” diameter that can be changed with the percentage enlarger on any copy machine. Why not coordinate your quilt’s borders and use the matching border designs? Helen is well known for her eight...
Who’s ready for a little sewing fun? If you’ve never tried free motion quilting (FMQ) on your domestic sewing machine, here’s a little challenge to give you a taste of it. Last week, I mentioned seven quick steps for getting ready to FMQ. If you missed that article, it’s a good idea to review it...
Here is a video tutorial from APQS that we first shared in October 2011. When you stretch out your loops and make them elongated you get a very simple but effective border design. If you alter the height of those loops it adds a little drama. This is one of the easiest border designs you’ll...
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