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Tips and tutorials for quilting on your home sewing machine

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The Birmingham quilt by Cheryl of Meadow Mist Designs is a mini quilt made as part of a design challenge. The inspiration for this design was a library in Birmingham, England that had ornate ironwork in the shape of orange peels surrounding the building. The orange peel quilting in the mini quilt was made using multiple passes of Aurifil 50 wt black thread. #meadowmistdesigns #miniquilt
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Birmingham Mini Quilt

The Birmingham quilt by Cheryl of Meadow Mist Designs is a mini quilt made as part of a design challenge. The inspiration for this design was a library in Birmingham, England that had ornate ironwork in the shape of orange peels surrounding the building. The orange peel quilting in the mini quilt was made using multiple passes of Aurifil 50 wt black thread. #meadowmistdesigns #miniquilt

3 of the best thread weights for sewing and quilting. Check out projects and information about using 50 weight, 40 weight and 80 weight Aurifil cotton thread in your quilts.

3 of the Best Thread Weights for Piecing and Quilting

3 of the best thread weights for sewing and quilting. Check out projects and information about using 50 weight, 40 weight and 80 weight Aurifil cotton thread in your quilts.

Click here for tips and tools for successful straight line quilting || Blossom Heart Quilts
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How to do straight line quilting

Click here for tips and tools for successful straight line quilting || Blossom Heart Quilts

Over and over and over again, I’ve said that anyone can learn how to free motion quilt— all it takes is some willingness and some practice. Today, I’m showing you what I consider to be a great routine for practicing free motion quilting, so that you can experience as much growth as possible each time you sit down at the machine! #howtofreemotionquilt #quilting #howtoquilt
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How to Practice Free Motion Quilting

Over and over and over again, I’ve said that anyone can learn how to free motion quilt— all it takes is some willingness and some practice. Today, I’m showing you what I consider to be a great routine for practicing free motion quilting, so that you can experience as much growth as possible each time you sit down at the machine! #howtofreemotionquilt #quilting #howtoquilt

Machine crosshatch quilting on white patchwork pumpkin quilt block.

Patchwork Pumpkin pillow

Machine crosshatch quilting on white patchwork pumpkin quilt block.

If you ever want to do free motion quilting on your sewing machine, make sure you read these tips!
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Free Motion Quilting Tips - The Little Mushroom Cap

Free Motion Quilting for beginners. Tips to solve free motion quilting problems:uneven tension or stitches, backing fabric fold plus notions that will help.

Ready to quilt your quilt and don't know what design to choose? If you're new to machine quilting and are looking for a great easy quilting design for beginners, continue reading for 10 great ideas! #quiltingprojects #machinequiltingtips #quiltingwemple #quilting #quilttutorials
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10 Easy Quilting Designs for Beginners

Finished your quilt top and ready to quilt? Continue reading for 10 quilting designs for beginners perfect for your first quilt!

Quilting tutorial with five easy ways you can quilt your quilts at home! #sewnhandmade #quilttutorial #quiltingdesigns #modernquilter #modernquilt
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Five Easy Quilting Designs

Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission from the sale if you click through and purchase. I have become totally hooked on sending my quilts out to be longarmed. However, sometimes the time just doesn't allow for that. Sometimes you have to get that quilt done and gift wrapped right? Today I am sharing my top five quilting designs I go to in a pinch. 1: 1

Straight line quilting on a domestic sewing machine, learn to quilt straight lines, walking foot quilting, straight line quilting, modernquilt
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3 Quilting Hacks for Sewing Straight Lines - Homemade Emily Jane

In this post I will share 3 Quilting Hacks to make straight line quilting on your domestic sewing machine easy & stress-free. If you've ever been f..

Do you have problems with your quilting not quite popping like the ones done by the professionals? It might not be you, it might be the quilting! Continue reading to see how stitching in the ditch can elevate your quilt game to the next level and give you the clean defined look you are missing. #Machinequilting #stitchintheditch #quilting #howtomakeaquilt #quiltingtutorial
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How to Stitch in the Ditch for Quilting that Pops

Want your quilting to look just as good as the professionals? Using stitch in the ditch might be what you are missing! Continue reading to find out how!

Starry Skies is a fat quarter friendly quilt pattern. I used Enchanted, the Kona Color of the Year, to make this modern block based star quilt. #starryskiesquilt #thencamejunepatterns #starquilt #modernquilt #fatquarterfriendly
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My Kona Cotton Color of the Year Quilt 2020

** This post contained affiliate links and I may receive a small commission from purchases made through the links. I am so excited to share with you the quilt I made for the Kona Cotton Color of the Year 2020 for Robert Kaufman! Say hello to Enchanted! The second I saw this beautiful Emerald color, I knew I wanted to make one of my patterns that utilizes a lot of background fabric as part of the design. I instantly went towards my Starry Skies quilt because I could make Enchanted the focus…

Sew Shabby Quilting | Utah Long Arm Machine Quilting

Sew Shabby Quilting | Utah Long Arm Machine Quilting

Sew Shabby Quilting | Utah Long Arm Machine Quilting

Ever tried to quilt your quilts with straight lines and they just don't seem to stay straight? The gaps between them are uneven and it has a weird wavy texture that doesn't sit right? Check out this great machine quilting tutorial on how to get the perfect straight line quilting. #howtomakeaquilt #howtomakeaquiltforbeginners #machinequilting #Straightlinequilting #quiltingtutorials
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Straight Line Quilting - 5 Tips For Quilting Straight Lines

Straight line quilting is a great beginner quilting technique, but there's a right way and a wrong way. Continue reading to see if you are doing it right!

Positively Plus Mini Quilt and Crib Quilt Tutorial | Diary of a Quilter - a quilt blog
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Positively Plus Mini Quilt and Crib Quilt Tutorial | Diary of a Quilter - a quilt blog

Positively Plus Mini Quilt and Crib Quilt Tutorial | Diary of a Quilter - a quilt blog

Finished Warp & Weft Jawbreaker Quilt – Then Came June
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Finished Warp & Weft Jawbreaker Quilt

Before I took two weeks off from work in June, I sent multiple finished quilts tops off to Kaitlyn of Knot + Thread Designs for quilting. The one that I was most anxiously awaiting its return to me was this Warp & Weft Jawbreaker Quilt. If you haven't read up yet, I wrote a blogpost all about this quilt, PLUS a tutorial on how to use all FQs using my Jawbreaker Quilt Pattern. Here is the finished quilt top as a reminder: Warp & Weft is a beautiful line of all woven fabrics by Alexia for Ruby…

Quilting with an embroidery machine – be amazed!
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Quilting with an embroidery machine – be amazed!

Quilting with an embroidery machine – be amazed!