Tips for Freemotion Quilting at Home


When it comes to beautiful machine quilting, it’s hard to beat freemotion! Our iquilt instructors have great tips to help you with freemotion quilting at home, and you can learn most anything about quilting by taking their classes. Let’s hear their tips!

Vary Design Placement

Learn to add variety when freehand quilting in this tip from Bethanne Nemesh. Inconsistencies in the design will seem to disappear! Learn more when you take her class, If You Can Feather, You Can Freehand.

Create a Machine Quilting Showcase

Highlight the things you do best with threads and machine quilting designs! Michele Scott shows you how to make fun fabric showcases for easy reference. Learn more when you take her class, Successful Machine Quilting: Basics to Bobbins.

Use Quilt Templates with Confidence

Don’t shy away from using templates. Lisa H. Calle walks you through why templates are helpful and how to avoid common problems. Learn more when you take her class, Divide, Design & Fill for Beautiful Quilting.

Find Quilting Design Inspiration from Backing

An easy way to achieve quilting patterns without marking is to use fabric designs you already love. Jodi Robinson shows you how with this creative tip. Learn more when you take her class, Modern Simplicity Quilting Designs.

Quilt a Clamshell Design with Ease

Gina Perkes-Tidwell shows you how to make a clamshell design and variations on a grid. It’s quick and easy! Learn more when you take her class, Machine Quilting on the Grid.

Avoid Stippling Pitfalls

You’ll love your stippling after trying these stippling and echo freemotion quilting tips from Cindy Seitz-Krug. Learn more when you take her class, Successful Machine Quilting: Basic & Beyond.

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