Leafy Lines quilting design
Here is a new design I've stitched. People seem drawn to it. It's very simple and gives a nice organic effect. So you start wi...
Straight Line Quilting - with Painters Tape
When I straight line quilt I don't use chalk or pens to mark my lines, it's just to time consuming. Instead I use good quality painters tape to mark the lines. First, join your fabric to your desired interfacing, you can use something like 505 basting spray (I use that spray glue when quilting up to queen size quilts on my domestic machine), or for bags (especially cotton) when I want that extra stiffness/stability - I use a fusible web. If you use cotton fabric, I recommend something like…
Making beautiful borders with your walking foot
Join Julie Plotniko for step 4 of a wholecloth walking foot quilt as she uses SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann thread and a UNIQUE marker to create complex looking border designs that can be stitched with ease. Free pattern and tutorial.
There's More than One Way to Quilt a Spiral...
Quilting Spirals with a Walking Foot When using a walking foot, I love the amount of control I have as I'm stitching, resulting in ve...
6 Tips for Straight Line Machine Quilting (a.k.a. Matchstick Quilting) - Suzy Quilts
Learn the 6 simple steps to straight line quilting, or as some call it, matchstick quilting. This is a great beginner quilter tutorial!
How to Quilt Concentric Circles - Walking Foot Quilting Tutorial
Learn how to quilt Concentric Circles with two free quilting tutorials shared by Leah Day. First see how to quilt with walking foot style quilting on your home machine. In the second video find an easier version of the design called UFO and how to quilt it with free motion quilting. Expand your machine quilting skills!
How to Quilt Square Spiral - Walking Foot Quilting Tutorial
Learn how to quilt Square Spiral. This is a simple quilting design you can easily stitch on your home sewing machine using walking foot quilting. Learn how to quilt the design into a small quilt sandwich, then connect with other quilted blocks to make a big quilt! This makes quilting on your home machine much easier!
How to Stitch in the Ditch for Quilting that Pops
Want your quilting to look just as good as the professionals? Using stitch in the ditch might be what you are missing! Continue reading to find out how!
How to Quilt Pinstripe Curves with Your Walking Foot
Learn how to quilt Pinstripe Curves in this new beginner walking foot quilting tutorial with Leah Day. Find a free video to follow along and watch how Leah quilts another square for our Quilt-As-You-Go Marvelous Mosaic Quilt!
The Secret to Perfect Curves with a Walking Foot - Right Sides Together
As I’m sure you’ve noticed if you’ve followed Right Sides Together for any length of time, I don’t FMQ. Free-motion quilting just isn’t in my wheelhouse, and I’m perfectly okay with that. I’ve never been talented at drawing or doodling, and I’d rather use my quilting time focusing on the techniques I have a shot […] Read more...
Stitch Length for Quilting with a Walking Foot
What type of stitch and stitch length do I use with the walking foot? ReplyThe purpose of the walking foot (aka even feed foot, IDT on a Pfaff) on a sewing
10 Tips for Spiral Quilting Success
After sharing my Scrap Vortex quilt and mentioning that I spiral-quilted it, a few people expressed interest in learning more about spiral quilting, so today's post is about that. I'll admit that before spiral quilting for myself my thought was, "How hard can it be?" Well, it was trickier than I expect, so I'll give you the advantage of my experiences and share a few tips. Tip 1: Approach spiral quilting with a positive attitude. No matter what size project you're quilting, expect that…
Walking Foot Quilting: How to Quilt Curving Lines - Free Motion Quilting Project
Last week we learned how to quilt Zigzag Lines, a very simple walking foot quilting design so this week let’s...