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Do You Know How To Get Your Quilt Ready For Longarm Quilting?

The day has finally arrived!

It’s time to get your quilt set up and prepared for the last two steps in the quilting process: stitching the quilt sandwich together and doing the edge binding.

Like all other parts of the quilting process, getting the quilt sandwich ready requires attention to [...]

March 25th, 2020|Machine Quilting|

How to Troubleshoot Your Free-Motion Quilting Issues!

Free motion machine quilting is one of the more creative ways to use your Janome quilting machine to use stitched thread designs to enhance the look of an already-assembled quilt top.

Though the name suggests it should be simple to do, free motion quilting is similar to any other sewing [...]

March 23rd, 2020|Machine Quilting|

What Is The Right Way to Stitch Matchstick Quilting?

Matchstick quilting is one of many easy and fun machine quilting techniques you can use to stitch together a beautiful quilt.

It’s great for beginners or anyone who wants to get their project finished quickly and can be done on just about any machine from a standard sewing machine to [...]

March 20th, 2020|Machine Quilting|

Don’t Be Afraid of Choosing Quilt Fabric With These Tips!

The most exciting part about starting a new machine quilting project is coming up with a pattern and deciding on which fabric to use.

Yet there are so many colors and patterns to choose from picking fabric for a project can get intimidating!

Fortunately, having a plan can really help [...]

March 13th, 2020|Machine Quilting|

Don’t Use Poly-Blend Batting? Might Want to Read This First!

There’s a battle going on over batting and which one to use in quilts made with a quilting machine.

If you’re like most quilters, you like the idea and feel of natural fibers like cotton, silk, bamboo, and others - but not the price.

If you’re an avid machine quilter, [...]

March 10th, 2020|Machine Quilting|

Not Much Quilting Time? Spray Baste Your Quilt Sandwich!

As much fun as machine quilting can be, there is no arguing with the fact that it can be really time-consuming, especially in the beginning stages.

One of the less-enjoyable, time-sucking tasks that you’re probably wishing you could skip altogether is basting together the quilt sandwich.

Yet it’s an important [...]

Don’t Be Nervous About Picking Your Quilt Colors!

Coming up with a cohesive and beautiful quilt design for machine quilting is probably the most challenging part of the quilt planning process.

Before you’re cutting out squares and shapes and stitching them together on your quilting machine, you’ve got to have the pattern and color scheme worked out.

It’s [...]

December 5th, 2019|Machine Quilting|

Longarm Quilting – Helping Quilters Make More Quilt Tops!

Machine quilting involves many steps, from the careful cutting of small quilt pieces to stitching them into a gorgeous quilt top to then doing the actual quilting itself.

For those who enjoy creating these beautiful fabric works of art, some enjoy making the quilt top while others enjoy stitching the [...]

October 10th, 2019|Machine Quilting|

Confused About Which Is The Right Side Of Your Batting?

Getting your quilt top finished and ready for machine quilting is an exciting day when you’ve been stitching together little pieces of fabric for weeks on end.

It’s time to put that quilt sandwich together, pin it, and then either prepare to stitch it by hand or mount it on [...]

September 25th, 2019|Machine Quilting|