Ereaders = http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-119907-1.htm
Ereaders 2 - http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-121253-1.htm
This tutorial shows you how to make very simple but neat washing instruction labels for your quilts. Print a page of 12 or 14 and you're set for quite a while!!
I like the simplicity of this.
This is also saved in my Quilting 'HOW TO' file in favorites.
Hi Jazz, Welcome to the board. Do a search on the board for Free motion Quilting or FMQ. Also go to Leah Day's website, Daystyle designs for lots of trips and tricks and how to's for FMQ on a domestic sewing machine. You need a special foot called a hopping foot, also known as embroidery foot. If you can find an open type for your machine that increases your visibility alot! Here is a link to Leah's website:
Leah does it totally freehand
ten minute title quilt http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-118218-1.htm
candle quilter star http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-118779-1.htm
raw edge applique floral wall hanging http://colorfulcreativeideas.com/201...l-and-pattern/
tidbits about handquilting: http://www.quilting-tidbits.com/hand-quilting.html
For darker fabrics I use watercolor pencils. They come in many color shades and I use one a few shades lighter than the fabric.
Most of the markings are already gone after finishing the quilting, it's also possible to brush them off.
For light fabrics I use the method of needlemarking with a darning needle. It works great and no marks
Has anyone done a hexagon quilt, ie, Grandma's flower garden? I love hand sewing so I decided that I would start a long-term project. I've taken scraps of fabric from all my previous quilting adventures and have started making 2" hexagons using the english paper piecing method. So far I've completed 340...only about 2,000 left to go. It's a project that I can throw a few into a ziplock back and take along with me whether I go. The making of the hexagons is the easy part. I suspect that