Machine Quilting Designs: Paisley|
descriptionA paisley design is a classic, all-over quilt design that works well on many different quilt tops. Angela Walters shows you how to do it!
Machine Quilting Designs: Allover Leaves
An allover leaf design is a great design to use on a sitdown longarm machine. Angela Walters shows you how versatile it is.today, we're working on the sit-down long arm machine, the Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen . And Angela, what you have to share with us today is an alternative to an allover stitch that most of us might not know." "Exactly. You know, and allover design is just a design that goes all over the quilt--pretty simple. But instead of doing just a basic meander, which is just a curvy line, I brought a lead design , which makes it a little more fun and a little more different. And it's great for masculine quilts or maybe quilts that
Machine Quilting: Wavy Lines
Presented by Handi Quilter. Add texture and movement to your quilt with a wavy line design. For even more interest, add pebble designs as well.sometimes you wonder, are they easier or more difficult to make than straight lines ." "Oh, they're definitely easier to make than straight lines . I figure, if I start with a straight line and it ends up wavy, then I might as well just keep them
Baby Lock Crown Jewel II and Momentum Frame
See how Baby Lock makes Quilting easier With the Crown Jewel II and Moment Frame.
Machine Quilting: Tension Troubles
Quilting shouldn't be a headache! Solve your tension troubles with these easy tips.
Machine Quilting with Specialty Fabrics
Angela Walters and Jennifer Keltner share tips for machine quilting with specialty fabrics.whether you're working on a long-arm machine or working on a sit-down sewing machine , that friction that's created is the same. And I always think you can sort of feel it as the machine is trying
9 Tips for Machine Quilting with Rulers
Angela Walters and Jennifer Keltner provide helpful tips on when and how to use rulers with machine quilting.about working on the long arm machine. On midrange era at home sewing machine you would have. Guides that you could use on the bed of your machine but when you're working on a long army don't really have those spaces. But you need to make straight line sometimes in your quilting so you're gonna share with us the tips for that. Yes well a lot of machine runs with two sets of wheels ones running this way and -- so get those straight lines are a little tricky and the deathly comes out of practice. And I remember the first time that I tried closing straight lines it would look so bad that my husband woman should stick to all over closing the signs. So being the -- I am I took as a personal challenge and now highlight -- straight line on really not as hard as it looks. All right well we've got a sample here. How long -- -- line dothey use an -- -- play if most of your quilt is straight line quilting because once you start getting into the free motion quilting. It does add a little bit of a drag so. Seeon a long arm. Cross testing especially anything we have really long diagonal lines is a great place to use a combination of rulers hand mark -- tools yes but if you're stitching in the -- Or just doing you know shorter lines and -- unions not so necessary. And again like we talked about if you're doing a vertical line just hold your hand yeah. -- -- Now what I'll do is I actually stopped reposition the ruler and then continue on. I find that it's hard to kind of repositioning keep cool seeing and then next thing you know in a -- -- right finger so I'd try to stop. If you have a stitch regulator this is a good place may be considered trying to use it because it allow you to. Get the hang of the ruler before you before you move along. Thanks for sharing those tips for straight line quilting and ruler working Angela. -- work is a little more effort by adding that to your list of machine quilting techniques
8 Tips for Choosing Machine Quilting Thread
Follow these simple tips to choose the perfect machine quilting thread for your quilt.talking about cotton thread. The great thing about cotton is it's a natural fiber which I know there's some cotton purist but really love that. It also has a nice feel to it and it shows
Spotlight Your Quilting
Learn how to use contrast in background filler designs to showcase your quilting.happy with how it turned out. So I'm gonna take a nice Ben Stiller it. They're really helped set it off. And when that peddling design your going back over. Some of the motifs that you sound you don't have to be worried about crossing your stitching mean right exactly I'm just going around some of those circles a couple times it really. As a bit more definition -- profit out just today. So it comes to taking out killers I mean you can use travels but any designing clothes on a really small self -- uses a filler. But let's say you put in your feather -- don't want it to
Think Inside the Block
Angela Walters shares a method for adding interest to your quilts by thinking inside the block when machine quilting.my way out partially for the other side. Now I think my natural inclination would be to follow that grade. Border strip all the where Manning completed but that's not what you're going to do now