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  • machine quilting rectangles

    Help! I am a fairly new quilter. I am attempting to quilt echoed rectangles but can't manuever the quilt very well under my machine (I just have a standard Kenmore machine - nothing fancy!). I am using my walking foot rather than free-motion because I thought it would be more precise, but it is taking...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Purdue Fan on Fri, Apr 8 2011
  • Re: Sit down quilting machines

    I have a Pfaff grand quilter (hobby 1200) and I have been really pleased with it. It's moderately priced compared to some of the others but it has all the important features: knee lift, threader, thread cutter etc. You can use it as a sit down, which I do, or put it on a frame. I didn't get the...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Joy on Sun, Apr 3 2011
  • Need Quilting Advice Please

    I just finished this Crown Royal Quilt and I am still at a loss on how to quilt it. Usually by the time I have all the piecing done I know exactly how I am going to quilt it - This time I am totally stumped! HELP!!! The only thing I do know is I don't want to stitch in the ditch. I thought about...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Joy on Thu, Feb 24 2011
  • Hand basting

    I'm not sure if this has been asnwered yet. Do you have any hints on hand basting a quilt. I have already used temporary adhesive but want to hand baste it also. Are there any videos that may help?? I plan to machine quilt with a walking foot. Thanks
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nanageek on Thu, Feb 10 2011
  • Re: Stencils for Pounce Pad

    Hi Sharon, Glad to help! I like to be thrifty where I can. I buy the best rulers and such but the everyday little things can save you enough to buy another one of the best items. Did you know that a sharpie, overhead projector sheet and a coloring book can make stencils with, will make almost any theme...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Judy Lee on Mon, Jan 17 2011
  • Thread breaking

    I decided to delve into machine quilting today and because I didn't want to risk messing up a large project, I simply cut a 12 x 24 sandwich on which to "play". Because I have never quiled with my machine I didn't have any machine quilting thread. I only have 100% cotton thread and...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Rhonda Laws on Sat, Jan 15 2011
  • 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
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