Quilters are continually looking for other creative machine quilting background fill options besides stippling. Here is a sampling of some more choices.
Stipple quilting is a continuous, curving line of stitching that never crosses over itself. It may very well be the most popular choice of machine quilted background fill.
Echo Quilting Background Fill
We have been looking at various elements that can be incorporated into a custom fit quilting design. We continue our series on machine quilting this week by turning our attention to echo quilting.
Machine Quilting Straight Line Background Fill
As we consider the various elements that can be used in a custom fit machine quilting design, we turn our attention to straight line background fill.
Machine Quilting Motifs in Borders Part 2
The challenge with machine quilting motifs in borders is figuring out how to make them fit. Part 2 considers how to distribute the motifs evenly over the length of each border.
Machine Quilting Motifs in Borders Part 1
Positioning motifs on borders presents some unique challenges. As we consider how to design repeating motifs to fit a border, part 1 will focus on the border corner areas.
Machine Quilting Motifs
Motifs are commonly used within custom fit machine quilting designs. We continue our series on machine quilting this week with a look at quilting motifs.
Machine Quilting In the Ditch
Machine quilting designs can be custom fit to enhance individual elements in the quilt. We will divide custom fit designs into categories, beginning this week with machine quilting in the ditch.
Allover Machine Quilting Designs
Before we can begin machine quilting, we must choose our quilting designs. There are two main approaches and this article looks at one of them: allover machine quilting designs.
Quilting Makes the Quilt
Quilting makes the quilt. I couldn’t agree more. It’s also my favorite machine quilting book in my library.
Machine Quilting Books in my Library
As we begin our new blog series on machine quilting, you may be wondering how I learned to quilt by machine. I am mostly self-taught and learned a great deal by reading books written by machine quilting experts. This post will give you a reading list to get you started.
How do you quilt on a home sewing machine?
This is one of the questions I am asked most frequently. It is such a big subject, I have decided to tackle the subject over the coming weeks in a new blog series on machine quilting.