Machine Minute: Super Fast Four-Patch Block
Four-patch blocks are a common unit in many quilts. Make them super fast with this method!
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.cultures but. Sometimes you wonder the easier more difficult to make it straight lines other -- -- make -- straight lines I figured I start the straight line and it ends up wavy that semis -- just going keep Kobe -- But they
Baby Lock Crown Jewel II and Momentum Frame
See how Baby Lock makes Quilting easier With the Crown Jewel II and Moment Frame.
Machine Minute: The Importance of Stay Stitching
Don't come undone! Stay stitching along the edge of your finished quilt top will help keep the seams from breaking apart.or you might be familiar with. Stay stitching is often used to secure arm holes and waste -- to prevent them from stretching. But cookers can take advantage of this technique as well and I like to use it. After I completed my quilt top done before you get ready to do that quilting on the -- Another reason stays -- can be useful is. If you have a a lot of scenes along the outer edge of your -- places where you don't just have a border added we're you don't have -- foresees. Here I've got lots
Machine Quilting: Tension Troubles
Quilting shouldn't be a headache! Solve your tension troubles with these easy tips.on you know what I need for the quilt. That's just my personal preference I know some people like to try different kinds. And I also when I'm closing a real -- I'll keep the colors
Machine Minute: Secrets for Sewing Long Strips
Do you notice your seams bow when sewing long strips? To keep your long strips straight, follow this simple tip.
Machine Minute: Four Tips for Sewing Straighter
Get four quick tips for sewing straighter to improve accuracy and your finished projects!fabric just along that -- sort of like a bumper and a bowling Alley daughter. You use that as the bumper to guide your fabric through the machine it can be very very helpful. Second. Many
Machine Minute: Hexagons Gone Crazy
Hexagons are hot! Combine this popular shape with crazy quilting for a unique look.your machine doesn't have this electronic display that you look at your instruction manual and figure out the correct but. Because if you're stuck with a quarter inch putt and there's just around needle hole you'll break the needle. With decorative stitches the needles and a swing back and forth from right to left so it's very important that you have the right foot on before you begin decorative stitching. Then I also have a display that tells me the -- and length of the stitch and what I loved here as I can adjust the wit and lakes. Now watch as this stitch . Pattern alters. And becomes longer. So I can get exactly the kind of look I want. So I'm gonna stop there and that
Make Triangle-Squares from Bias Strips
Watch editor Jennifer Keltner make multiple triangle-squares from bias strips. She demonstrates the method Bonnie Sullivan used to make triangle-squares in Folk-al Point--a project featured in the April 2014 issue of American Patchwork & Quilting.-- inside. And now I've taken along the top edge and the left hand edge and squared those up with my -- so I have ninth street edges on both pieces of fabric. Then IT used to rulers to make this the first cut. On this smaller ruler its last six by twelve I got up 45 degree. Angle line that's when I'll be using for this method to cut the highest stress. So I'll take that 45 degree line. And place it. So that is exactly on the top. Cut edge -- fabric here. An -- nada not ignoring. The cutting lines on the mat and just following the 45 degree angle line
Fly Stitch: Stitches to Savor
Learn hand embroidery. Watch a step-by-step demonstration of the fly stitch as seen in the April 2014 issue of American Patchwork & Quilting.needle but the chenille neagle has a larger ice -- can get heavier weight threads through it easily. So that's the importance of choosing an embroidery -- for this project. Far example today I'm going to stick with that eight weight pearl cotton. And when you're looking. For pearl cotton sometimes it comes on -- -- or -- ball what you want to look for that number in this case it's an eight weight. As I said our original sample was -- using a three and a five weight and a smaller number is a larger -- threat when you're referring to