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November 12, 2019
Are Straight Lines with Walking Foot Quilting Good Enough for this Quilt? from The Free Motion Quilting Project

We are quilting our very last block in the Friendship Quilt Along, and I had a bit of a struggle with this block because it’s so scrappy. The Hidden Hearts Quilt Block could win awards in the number of scraps I used to create it! But this makes for a challenging quilt block to quilt because it’s so busy. So this leads to the question – are straight lines quilted with walking foot quilting good enough for this quilt? See for yourself in this video:

Click here to find the pattern for the Hidden Hearts Block. This last block ...

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November 11, 2019
How to Piece a Super Scrappy Hidden Hearts Block from The Free Motion Quilting Project

For our final quilt block in the Friendship Quilt Along, we’re piecing the scrappiest block yet, the super scrappy Hidden Hearts block! Prepare yourself… this block is crazy scrappy!

Click Here to purchase this pattern, which also includes block 12. Remember, the Friendship Quilt Along is not going anywhere! You can join this quilt along any time and work at your own pace. All you have to do is pick up a copy of the pattern to get started. Easy peasy!

How to Piece the Hidden Hearts Block

To make the Hidden Hearts Quilt Block, you first need to ...

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November 8, 2019
Zippling and Simple Ruler Quilting on a Longarm from The Free Motion Quilting Project

We’re quilting our last Patchwork Daisy today for the Friendship Quilt Along! I’m quilting on the Grace Qnique 21 to quilt zigzag Zippling and simple ruler quilting designs. Learn how to flow around your block to minimize your thread breaks in this quilting tutorial:

Click here to find our last Friendship Sampler Quilt Pattern. This pattern includes both the Patchwork Daisy block and the Hidden Hearts block patterns so you can finish your queen or king sized Friendship Quilts!

Click Here to learn more about the Grace 21. This is the longarm I’m using in this tutorial ...

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November 5, 2019
Free Motion Quilting a Patchwork Daisy on a Home Machine from The Free Motion Quilting Project

Today I’m back to plain Jane free motion quilting and stitching my favorite design, Undulation on a Patchwork Daisy block:

Click Here to find this quilt pattern. Remember, you can join in the fun of the Friendship Sampler Quilt Along anytime and work at your own pace! The block patterns and tutorials will remain online to guide you whenever you wish to begin.

Click Here to check out my Eversewn Sparrow home machine. I love this home machine because it has the perfect set of features for quilting without a lot of bells and whistles to drive up the ...

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November 4, 2019
How to Piece a Patchwork Daisy Block from The Free Motion Quilting Project

We’re ending the Friendship Quilt Along this month with this super cute Patchwork Daisy Block!¬†Join me below as we piece a patchwork daisy together.

Click Here to find this quilt pattern. This last pattern for the Friendship Sampler Quilt Along also includes a pattern for the Bonus Hidden Hearts quilt block. You’ll need to make this 13th quilt block only if you’re making a queen or king sized quilt.

With the holidays coming up, we’re going to change up our schedule for the remaining quilting videos. Tomorrow I’ll be sharing the quilting video of ...

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October 19, 2019
Quilting with Rulers on a Longarm on the Scrappy Tracks Block from The Free Motion Quilting Project

Today we’re jumping on the Grace Qnique 21 longarm and Continuum frame to quilt out our eleventh block, the Scrappy Tracks Block! We’re almost done with our Friendship Quilt Along with this scrappy longarm block–just one more to go!

Click Here to check out the Super Slide Ruler I used to create the deep curving lines. I love using this ruler to quilt borders and curving lines in sashing too. It’s a terrific ruler because you have the same curve on both sides which makes it very easy to quilt long lines continuously over your quilt ...

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October 14, 2019
Ruler or Walking Foot Quilting? from The Free Motion Quilting Project

Today we’re quilting Block 11 with ruler foot quilting and I really love this simple design! But then when I tried quilting wider spaced lines I found walking foot quilting actually worked better! See what I mean in this quilting tutorial:

Click here to find the pattern for this Scrappy Tracks quilt block. Yep, you can still join in the fun of this scrap-happy quilt along and make a crib, throw, twin, queen or king sized quilt!

Click here to find both the walking foot and ruler foot I was using in this tutorial. This foot set is compatible ...

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October 7, 2019
How to Piece a Scrappy Tracks Star Quilt Block from The Free Motion Quilting Project

It’s time to piece our 11th quilt block for the Friendship Quilt Along! Learn how to piece a Scrappy Tracks star block with me in this quilting tutorial:

Click Here to find this quilt pattern. We are nearly finished with the Friendship Quilt Along, but you can still join in the fun! All of the tutorials and videos will remain online indefinitely so you can join in any time and make a crib, throw, twin, queen or king sized friendship quilt!

Click Here to find the machine I’m using. I love the Eversewn Sparrow 20 because it’s ...

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