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Quilting Revealed – Binding Basics – Machine or Hand Finish?

The last part of any quilting project done on a quilting machine like the Juki TL-2200QVP is adding the finishing binding.

It’s a fairly simple process once you’ve made or bought your binding tape and can be done either using your Juki quilting machine or by hand with needle and [...]

January 31st, 2019|Quilting Machines|

Quilting Revealed – Binding Basics – Adding Quilt Binding!

After weeks or even months hyof cutting, stitching, and then quilting on your quilting machine, the day to add the final touch to your quilt has arrived.

It’s time to sit one last time in front of your Janome AQ18 and sew on the edge binding to call your project [...]

January 30th, 2019|Quilting Machines|

Quilting Revealed – Binding Basics – Let’s Make Binding!

Your quilt is all finished, save for stitching on a nice edge binding with your Juki quilting machine.

An easy option is to just buy some pre-made binding tape that you can apply in a few minutes with a machine like the Juki TL-2200QVP-S.

Another option that gives you free [...]

January 28th, 2019|Quilting Machines|

Quilting Revealed – Binding Basics – Prepare For Binding!

Binding is the finishing touch for a quilt sewn on a quilting machine.

Yet there’s more to the binding than just stitching on a strip of fabric with your Janome sewing machine; there are some preparation steps involved in getting your project ready for the binding.

Best done on a [...]

January 24th, 2019|Quilting Machines|

Quilting Revealed – Loading Onto A Longarm Quilting Machine!

Longarm quilting machines can seem a little intimidating, especially when you’re ready to load your project onto that huge quilting frame.

Fortunately, loading your project onto the frame in preparation for stitching on a longarm machine like the Juki TL-2200QVP is not as difficult as it may seem.

It does [...]

January 21st, 2019|Quilting Machines|

Quilting Revealed – Preparing for Long Arm Quilting!

So you’ve taken the leap and decided to buy a longarm quilting machine - congratulations!

With a quilting machine like the amazing Janome AQ18-8DX, you’ll have the freedom to quickly and easily make quilts of all sizes.

If you haven’t used a Janome longarm quilting machine before, you may be [...]

January 17th, 2019|Quilting Machines|

Quilting Revealed – Should I Use Longarm Quilting?

Quilting is a unique sewing craft in that there are actually three ways you can do quilting.

Many people use standard sewing and quilting machines for their projects; however, some also their hand quilting by hand with needle and thread.

Your third option is using a longarm machine like the [...]

January 16th, 2019|Quilting Machines|

Quilting Revealed – What About Free Motion Quilting?

Ever wonder how some quilts stitched on versatile Janome quilting machines can have such intricate and amazing scrolls and designs sewn into them so perfectly?

Chances are, those beautiful designs have been stitched using a technique called free motion quilting.

This quilting technique on a machine like the Janome AQ18-8DX [...]

January 14th, 2019|Quilting Machines|

Quilting Revealed – Hand Quilting Basic Info!

Before there were amazing quilting machines like the Juki TL-2200QVP, everyone did quilting by hand.

A time-honored craft and tradition, hand quilting still has a certain appeal to it that attracts many sewists.

A bit of hand stitching can also look nice on projects that are mainly sewn on quality [...]

January 10th, 2019|Quilting Machines|