A great thing about machine quilting is that it allows you to put small scraps of leftover fabric to use in your projects, even scraps of leftover batting which is expensive, so you sure don’t want to waste any of it.
The question revolves around how to turn batting scraps [...]
So you’ve pieced together the quilt top for your project and prepared the batting and backing, it's all basted together, ready to be stitched with a machine like the Grace Q’Nique midarm quilting machine.
How do you proceed with the quilt stitching - how much should you put in [...]
The one common denominator among all types of quilting machines, whether standard sewing/quilting combination models like the Janome 4120QDC-B or longarm machines, is those pesky lower thread bobbins.
No matter what type of sewing or machine quilting you do, there's going to be a bobbin to deal with, although that’s [...]
If you’re looking for a really unique project to make with your quilting machine, this is a great idea for you!
Ever thought about turning old clothing into a casual, cozy family heirloom type quilt?
You may have already heard of using old tee shirts for this, but there’s so [...]
Machine embroidery and quilting are two highly creative things you can do with some fabric and thread.
Combined, you can create some truly amazing and unique quilts adorned with fancy embroidery if you know the secrets to doing it.
Use these tips and you’ll be amazed at the great things [...]
Believe it or not, one of the hardest things to do in machine quilting is sew a perfectly straight line.
As simple as it might seem, sewing straight lines can be really deceiving when you can’t see the wavering until you’ve sewn a bunch of them.
Want to know the [...]