Rob demonstrates a square and arc stitch motif for FMQ on a home sewing machine. This design is perfect for a modern quilt pattern or even to bring more life to a solid choice in fabric! He uses Machingers Quilting Gloves and a Sew Slip Multi Purpose Sheet as he quilts. Click HERE to get supplies
Quilt top complete. Sandwich basted. Machine geared up for a free motion quilting extravaganza. It’s go time, baby! But…where do you start? How do you take those first few stitches with confidence? Conquer that blank canvas like a pro with a simple method I call “Building from the Base.” I begin with one basic shape that serves as the starting point for all the detail to come. Click HERE to watch the vid!
For months we’ve been cranking out the free motion quilting tutorials. Many of you have jumped in and given it your best, and we’ve loved the pics you’ve shared of your efforts! But for those of you still sitting on the sidelines, it’s time to bite the bullet and start stitching! Jenny Doan may be the Queen of Quick & Easy Quilting, but when it comes to Free Motion Quilting, she’s a beginner like many of you! So don’t be shy; we’re all learning together! Click on the button below to watch a true beginner tackle the first hurdles of free motion quilting: sync &Read More →
I was out meandering in Sisters, Oregon last week and I happened upon a deer eating breakfast. I tried to get a photo without disturbing her, so this is the best I could do. 🙂 It was one of those moments where you just have to stop and appreciate life… and you can’t help but feel like it’s going to be a good day. That’s what Open Meandering in Free Motion Quilting is all about. It just makes you feel better about life! Okay, maybe that’s a little dramatic, but it definitely adds some major options and possibilities to your free motion quilting tool belt! ClickRead More →
Have you ever watched a high energy caffeinated guy sit and focus closely on an important task? Well, it’s a sight to be seen, so break out your quilting gloves and slip sheet, folks, cuz it’s free motion quilting time! This week the focus is vines and leaves and it’s going to be a blast! Thanks to my friend Christina Cameli for allowing me to reference her excellent teaching materials from her Free-Motion Quilting books! You can find them in the list of supplies HERE!
Next in our Free Motion Quilting series is Circles and Pebbles!!! This fun motif is perfect for any quilt and can easily be used to fill small areas! Check out the free tutorial HERE!
Part 5 in the Free Motion Quilting Series will help you master one of the most popular and elegant quilting motifs of all- feathers!! Feathers are great for long strips, borders or even cornering blocks! Watch the free tutorial on this motif HERE! And don’t forget about our free printables for tutorials HERE!
Today’s new tutorial will add even more pizzaz to your quilts! We have two fun and easy-to-do motifs for you this week, flames and rainbows!! Click HERE to watch the tutorial!
Today is Part 3 in our Free Motion Quilting Series! This tutorial will help you perfect your Swoops and Swirls while Free Motion Quilting on your domestic sewing machine! Swoops and Swirls are excellent motifs for quilting because they go fast and look spectacular! Check out the free tutorial HERE!
Today’s Manly Monday tutorial is another great addition to our Free Motion Quilting series. Today Rob shows us how to work on our Straight Line and Echo quilting! Watch the full tutorial HERE!