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I’ve Always Wanted A T-Shirt Quilt – How Do I Make One?

A t-shirt quilt is a fun project you can make using your quilting machine with attached quilting extension table to make use of all those old, beloved t-shirts you have and turn them into a one-of-a-kind keepsake.

Great as a personalized gift for yourself or someone else, you can make [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Quilting Extension Tables, Quilting Machines|

Unheard-of Ways To Use A Walking Foot!

The right presser foot can ensure the project you make with any sewing or quilting machine turns out exactly how you expect rather than turning into an uneven mess.

One foot that every sewist working with a Janome quilting machine should definitely include in his or her quilting accessories is [...]

June 27th, 2019|Janome Quilting Machines, Quilting Machines|

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|Juki Quilting Machines, 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|Janome Quilting Machines, 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|Juki Quilting Machines, 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|Janome Quilting Machines, Quilting Machines|

Quilting Revealed – How To Block Your Quilt!

You’ve almost finished with that amazing quilt you’ve been sewing on your Juki quilting machine and all you need to do is put on the binding.

Do you know what time it is? It's time to block that quilt!

Although you don’t have to block the quilts you sew with [...]

January 23rd, 2019|Juki Quilting Machines, 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|Juki Quilting Machines, 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|Janome Quilting Machines, 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|Juki Quilting Machines, Quilting Machines|