Originally Posted by Julie R
So today I tried template work on my long arm machine. It's pretty tough - I thought. Maybe I just lack the hand coordination (holding with one, moving the machine with the other). Maybe my template was too big (tried HandiQuilter's clamshell). I know "practice, practice, practice". It's a charity quilt for the children's hospital, so I'm sure it's ok. Had a few shells look a bit wonky. I liked it though because I didn't have to roll the quilt as much as I do with pantographs.
Originally Posted by McBrow
Has anyone tried their hand at machine quilting using an embroidery machine?
Originally Posted by cindyw
I always enjoy seeing the quilts y'all are working on so I thought I would post this one.
I started this before Christmas but couldn't get back to it until the last couple of evenings. I still need to put on borders and think I'll do a 1" yellow border, 4 or 5" pattern border and then the dark gray binding.
The fabric is Dear Stella Fabrics, Serengeti Maasai Mara.
This is an iphone photo and the colors (yellow) is prettier in person. (You can
Originally Posted by SMR
Could someone please tell me how to make the cuts and then sew together the disappearing 4-patch block? I know there are instructions on U Tube but my computer doesn't like U Tube and I can't get it to play. I've tried the disappearing 9-patch and have instructions for disappearing 16-patch and I'd like to try the 4-patch.
Originally Posted by flutefish
I have a Bernina 430 with the BSR foot, and I can't seem to get satisfactory results using it. As soon as I start moving the fabric, the machine goes off at a tremendous speed, regardless of the speed at which I'm moving the fabric, resulting in extremely small and generally pretty uneven and unattractive-looking stitches. This seems to happen no matter whether I'm in mode 1 or 2. I'm to the point where I've given up on it and gone back to doing free motion quilting with an old-fashioned foot, and
Originally Posted by tymia
God started an elderly ministry in the Ukraine with me. I need to raise money to visit yearly and help buy food and supplies for the senior citizens. I sew, but not great and need to be able to make something I could sell at craft fairs and etc. Does anyone have an idea. Please advise!
Originally Posted by QuilterMomOf3
My dad would really like the tumbling blocks pattern for his quilt but I'm severely intimidated.
Could anyone please provide me with a decent tutorial?
Thank you SO much in advance!! My dad is wanting to sew this patten for his 1st ever quilt he wants to make, but I have NO clue how to begin...
Originally Posted by leatheflea
Yesterday I made a new bag using my tutorial posted here http://www.quiltingboard.com/tutoria...te-t80833.html . Kicking it up a couple of notches by adding a zippper and a front pocket. It was made with about half of a charm pack and a little plaid from my stash. I still have enough charms left for another bag and a wallet or zipper pouch! I also used Billie Lauders method for Ultimate scrappy 4 patch. http://mypassionforquilting.blogspot...ie-lauder.html
Originally Posted by jcrilley
Made this for my DIL for her December birthday. Not good pics but you get the idea. Pattern is
called Flurry and is available free, on line.
Originally Posted by BMP
Just finished this yesterday !!!