Machine Quilting

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Quilting Frames – Learn All About Them Here!

For those of you progressing with your machine quilting skills and trying more advanced projects, stepping up to a longarm machine might be in your future.

Though some mid and longarm machines can be used on specially-designed sewing cabinets, more often than not this step up involves using a quilting [...]

Don’t Buy A New Cutting Mat – Learn How To Rehabit It!

A good self-healing cutting mat is a sewing room staple for garment making, machine quilting or any other projects that require a lot of cutting.

After some time, those mats can begin to suffer from regular use and you may see bits of stuck-on lint, thread, or fabric stuck, cut [...]

August 24th, 2020|Machine Quilting|

What Is The Difference Between Quilting and Patchwork?

The word patchworking has frequently been used interchangeably with the word quilting, suggesting that they are the same thing when in truth, they are two different techniques that you can do with a Juki quilting machine or even by hand.

Although both patchworking and quilting are related processes, they refer [...]

August 17th, 2020|Machine Quilting|

Tracking Down The Source of Uneven Quilting Stitches!

One of the signs of well-done machine quilting is a project that has straight, even stitches throughout.

While today’s reliable machines like Juki quilting machines exhibit very few problems making even stitches, there are times when things can get a little out of whack and stitch quality can be affected.

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August 3rd, 2020|Machine Quilting|

Want Quilt Block Perfection? These Great Tips Will Help!

If machine quilting a block quilt, you probably already know that one of the biggest frustrations is keeping every block perfectly square so they stitch together correctly into the quilt top, as just one little error on one block can affect all the others around it.

These inaccuracies are definitely [...]

July 30th, 2020|Machine Quilting|

Press Quilt Seams Open or To One Side – Find an Answer Here!

As you are working on your quilt top and before it’s time to move on to the actual machine quilting process, there’s an important decision to make before loading the quilt sandwich onto your Grace quilting frame: seams pressed open or pressed to the side?

As insignificant as the decision [...]

July 23rd, 2020|Machine Quilting|