The hand embroidery is complete on my Tilty Town #10 quilt and it’s ready for machine work. Why add machine stitching to this quilt measuring only 10” x 10”? Because I love the added patterning and texture unique to machine quilting.
Whether you are beginning or ending a line of quilting stitches, the stitches must be secured to keep them from coming undone. In this post I’ll teach you how to “pack the stitches,” a technique in which the first few stitches – or last few, if at the end of a line – are placed very, very close together.
The walking foot is a favorite among quilters. Would you be surprised to learn that it’s also a super accessory for sewing home decor, crafts, garments, and fashion accessories?
What exactly is a “perfect quarter inch”? How does it differ from a “scant quarter inch”? What can you do to ensure your quarter-inch patchwork seams are exactly 1/4″ wide? We have some super tips from Nina McVeigh for you.