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2-minute video tutorial: Free motion quilting – quick and easy quilting

I usually finish my quilts with free motion.

To do free motion quilting, you will need to use a darning foot and lower the feed dogs of your machine so you can move the quilt sandwich freely.

How to do free motion quilting video tutorial

Start small.

Free motion is not hard but it requires quite a few hours of practice to get confident at it.

Above all be patient. Your first attempts may be awful but don’t give up. Practice makes perfect.

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  1. Hi Celene. Thank you for the suggestion. I’ve never done any fancy quilting that requires pattern transfer. Actually quilting is my least favourite thing in the whole process. I have a domestic machine so just doing straight lines and stippling is hard enough 🙂 But I’ll look at the whole topic and see if there’s something I can learn from it and then pass on the knowledge to others.


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