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August 14, 2018
How to Machine Quilt Popcorn, Design #492 from The Free Motion Quilting Project

I promised more quilting designs and I'm ready to deliver! I have an awesome new design for you today called Popcorn. This funky echoing design looks pretty complex, but I promise it's easy to quilt if you memorize all the rules of the design.

Learn how to free motion quilt Popcorn in this new quilting tutorial:


Quick links to tools and supplies used in this quilting tutorial:

Eversewn Sparrow 20 Sewing Machine - I'm really enjoying this little machine! It really has a wonderful stitch quality and the most basic features I need in a machine. I do ...

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July 30, 2018
What to Make with July's Quilty Box! from The Free Motion Quilting Project

It's Quilty Box time! A beautiful printed fabric panel arrived with this month's Quilty Box and I decided to use it as an excuse to play with many free motion quilting designs. See what I made from this pretty fabric in this new tutorial:


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This fabric was perfect for practicing free motion quilting because it had a lot of nice background space and many unique shapes to quilt around. You might be wondering if it's necessary to quilt THAT densely ...

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July 25, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Crosses and Losses | Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 24 – Crosses and Losses. Another alternative Loop Motif – a clamshell strand.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still practicing myself, especially with ...

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July 18, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Spools| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 17 – Spools. In this post, you’ll learn how to free motion quilt a cute leafy strands motif and see how I have incorporated feathers into the custom quilt block this time.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both ...

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July 11, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Friendship Star | Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 23 – Friendship Star. You’ll learn how to free motion quilt allover star strokes motif and how to create a dynamic look with custom free motion quilting using simple free motion curves.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both ...

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July 4, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Hourglass | Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 21 – Hourglass. There are various quilting motif I tried for the blocks of this Sewcial Bee Sampler, so make sure you check out the archives.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you ...

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May 25, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Mosaic | Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 22 – Mosaic. In this post, you’ll learn how to free motion quilt a meandering leaf motif and two more motif to quilt a flying geese block.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice ...

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April 30, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Irish Chain Variation| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 20 – Irish Chain Variation.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still practicing myself, especially with the custom quilting. I am learning as ...

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April 23, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Circle of Friends| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 19 – Circle of Friends. In this post, you’ll learn how to free motion quilt city terraces motif and how feathers can be incorporated in slanted bars.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice ...

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April 16, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Square Pegs| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 18 – Square Pegs.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still practicing myself, especially with the custom quilting. I am learning as I ...

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April 10, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Kings Crown| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 16 – Kings Crown.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still practicing myself, especially with the custom quilting. I am learning as I ...

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April 1, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Broken Dishes| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 15 – Broken Dishes.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still practicing myself, especially with the custom quilting. I am learning as I ...

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March 22, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Star and Cross| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 14 – Star and Cross.

(note: I am posting out of order of the block number)

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still ...

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March 12, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on Block Prairie Queen| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 25 – Prairie Queen.

(note: I am posting out of order of the block number)

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still practicing ...

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December 15, 2017
Free Motion Quilting on Block Flying Geese| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 13 – Flying Geese. Through this post, you can learn two specific ways to quilt flying geese blocks.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I ...

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November 10, 2017
Free Motion Quilting on Block Right Angle| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 12 – Right Angle

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still practicing myself, especially with the custom quilting. I am learning as I ...

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November 3, 2017
Free Motion Quilting on Block Four Square| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 11 – Four Square

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still practicing myself, especially with the custom quilting. I am learning as I ...

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October 26, 2017
Free Motion Quilting on Block Butterfly Crossing| Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 10 – Butterfly Crossing

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still practicing myself, especially with the custom quilting. I am learning as I ...

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October 20, 2017
Free Motion Quilting on Block Wedding Ring | Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 9 – Wedding Ring.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still practicing myself, especially with the custom quilting. I am learning as I ...

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October 15, 2017
Free Motion Quilting on Block Clay’s Choice | Sewcial Bee Sampler from Sewing Under the Little Mushroom Cap

I am sharing with you today how I quilted block 8 – Clay’s Choice.

If you are new here, this post is a part of my quilt-as-you-go my Sewcial Bee Sampler, a sew-along hosted by Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell. I plan to share along the process with some tips and tutorial.

As usual, I have two blocks made for two quilts, one with custom quilting and one with allover quilting. Both would be a great practice if you are looking towards improving your free-motion skill. I am still practicing myself, especially with the custom quilting. I am learning as ...

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