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December 7, 2018
Which Foot is Best for Microstippling on a Longarm? from The Free Motion Quilting Project

I’m running a quilting experiment this week as I practice quilting Microstippling on the longarm. I’m quilting this design with the three different feet from Grace’s hopping foot set to see which one works the best at Microstippling. Check out the results in this quilting tutorial:

I’m quilting on the grace Qnique 14+ / 15R and stitching on the Continuum quilting frame. I love this machine because it’s very simple to use and has been the perfect size to see if I would like quilting on a longarm frame. Click here to learn more about this ...

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July 29, 2018
Quilting the Teacup Candle Mat from From My Carolina Home

Finishing up the candle mat from last week, I did the quilting on my domestic machine.  Beginning the quilting, the edge was stitched all the way around.  Note that I am using a walking foot for this.

Paper Pieced Teacup at FromMyCarolinaHome.com

Next, stitching in the ditch all the way around the paper pieced section.

Paper Pieced Teacup at FromMyCarolinaHome.com

Then, I wanted to stitch in the ditch around the teacup and saucer.  If I start here, then I’ll have to tie off twice.

Paper Pieced Teacup at FromMyCarolinaHome.com

If I start at the intersection of the cup and saucer, then I can go around both sections without stopping and starting again.

Paper Pieced Teacup at FromMyCarolinaHome.com

So I ...

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