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  • quilting a border

    I have a quilt that has a 3in border. The rest of the quilt is quitled on average i inch apart. What size should I make the border quilting design? 2 inches wide - keeping with what I call the 'white space' on the rest of the quilt? Or 2.5 inches wide or the full 3 inches wide and get the 1 inch...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Donna on Sat, Nov 27 2010
  • Re: Do you have a favorite quilt that you have made?

    I did my first wall hanging and still have it on the wall going up the stairs. It doesn't have very many matching points, and the fabric was very costly, talk about humble . I gave my frist quilt to an auction for a library fund raiser. It was log cabin , in the design of hearts and the pillow line...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by recyclequeen on Mon, Nov 8 2010
  • machine embroidery for quilting

    I am looking for machine embroidery icons related to the state of West Virginia and WVU to incorporate into a quit. Does anyone know where I might find these? I have minimal experience quilting and am still learning machine embroidery, but I would like to do this for a christmas gift to hubby. Thanks...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by psychonurse on Mon, Oct 4 2010
  • Continuous Machine Embroidery Quilting

    Does anyone know of a free tutorial to do continous machine embroidery? My machine has a 4 x 4 stitch field and I want to embroider a stipple design.
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Sharon on Thu, Aug 19 2010
  • Quilting ... Of Course

    Hello Everyone ... My name is Pamela ... you can call me Pam if you'd like. Hope you all are doing great!! I am new to quilting. I have a couple of ladies who started to teach me techniques and basics of quilting. Summer is here and I'm home with my kids, so haven't had a chance to spend...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by pgraycarek on Thu, Jul 22 2010
  • Need recommendations for long arm machine and frame

    Hi, everyone. I am a newbie to QCA and am in the market for a long arm machine with frame. I don't want to use my regular sewing machine for quilting, but would rather spend the money for a long arm. For anyone who owns a long arm machine and/or frame, could I please get the good and bad of your...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by delores62363 on Sat, Jul 17 2010
  • Monopoly invisible thread

    Please share your experience on machine quilting with monopoly invisible thread. What size machine needle worked best for you? Did you need to adjust the upper thread tension, the bobbin tension or the foot pressure? How did you knot this slippery thread? Did you drop the feed dogs and use the free motion...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Linda Pratt on Mon, Jun 21 2010
  • Re: How would you quilt this?

    [quote user="Judy Iliff"] I actually bury the knots using the quilters knot. [/quote] Judy, do you mean to say that you do this by hand, the way you would if you were hand quilting a piece? If so, you are a very patient person. I think I'll continue to take a few little bitty machine stitches...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Judy Johnson on Sun, Mar 7 2010
  • Re: Machine quilting tips?

    Gale Painter's tape...the blue kind... works great for marking any kind of straight line. As with anything you sew going in opposite directions is best if you can find a way to get the bulk through your machine. As for the gloves or the grips it is personal preference. If you can get a secure foundation...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Sun, Mar 7 2010
  • Re: How would you quilt this?

    Gale, You're going to think I'm nuts to have done this, but I'm about to start a quilt that also is rectangle-based, and have been thinking about how I would quilt it. I made up a simplified version of yours on EQ6, and put quilting in some of the blocks to illustrate my idea. This would...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Judy Johnson on Sat, Mar 6 2010
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