Christina Cameli’s newest book, Step-by-Step Texture Quilting, takes you on an adventure in texture as she shows you how to create a wide variety of free-motion and walking-foot designs.She notes: “Quilted textures have a way of drawing you in and making you want to touch the quilt. They bring out the best in the piecing. The play of shadow and light delights even nonquilters, grabbing their attention and inspiring appreciation for the skill involved.”Not sure which design to try first?…
As a quilter, it’s always a good idea to have quilting designs in your arsenal of go-to techniques…especially if you’re quilting for others. Here are our five most popular border design tutorials from the APQS blog.
Staring at your unquilted quilt top and looking for some machine quilting tips for the borders? We found 7 easy walking foot border quilting ideas to give you the inspiration you need to think outside the box on your next quilt project. #quiltingwemple #machinequiltingtips #quiltingtips #machinequilting #borderquiltingideas
Free motion quilting can be tricky to get the hang of when you are just starting out. One thing that can make it easier and less intimidating is drawing or transferring the quilting design or motif onto the quilt top or project. Ashley Hough shows you how to do this using freezer paper, which eliminates the need to draw directly on the fabric.
WALKING FOOT QUILTING DESIGNS by Melissa Marginet - Quilt your own quilts on your home sewing machine with a walking foot. - Easy to follow step by step diagrams - Tips to help you gain confidence The book is filled with dozens of designs with variations and combinations which provide you with more than 100 ideas to help you quilt your own quilts on your domestic sewing machine. Many of the designs can also be used for free motion quilting, hand quilting, or long arm quilting. The book…
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.
Add a little LOVE to your next quilt with these sweet hearts. This versatile motif looks like hearts and upside-down hearts when stitched on red or pink, but don’t reserve it just for Valentine’s Day—the hearts are beautiful on many quilt styles! Learn how to free-motion quilt a heart border on the blog at #WeAllSew!