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Machine Quilting
Celebrate the Chinese New Year and The Year of the Dragon with a free quilting pattern designed by Lone Minkkinen, author of Quilting Designs from Nature.
  AQS author Sue Patten shows us how to properly use a pounce pad. Sue Patten is the author of “Adaptable Quilting Designs” and “Quilting Possibilities: Freehand Filler Patterns.” Click here for more information about Sue and her books.    
Here is a hint from Joanie Zeier Poole, Des Moines Quilt Show teacher, on how to  start machine quilting. “Get out the owner’s manual for your machine.  Read the instructions for free-motion, lowering the feed dogs, adjusting the upper and lower tension (if necessary) as well as how to adjust the pressure of the presser...
Do you get tension headaches? I’m not talking about headaches you get from the stress of airline flight delays or not being as smart as your smart phone, but the specific misery that comes from not being able to machine quilt with perfect—or even just acceptable—consistent tension.  If ugly little knobs show up in between...
This is the final installment of a three-part series designed to help you build your machine quilting skills. In this article, you will use some of the shapes from previous lessons, manipulating them into new forms. You can find the first installment at No-Mark Machine Quilting – Part 1 of 3 . Part 2 is...
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