Friday, February 13, 2015

Practicing Machine Quilting for art quilt....

Practice muslin piece, 2 layers.

Straight stitch for outlining.

Today was a work day, practicing free motion machine quilting, then machine quilting one of my batik art quilts.
There is a good article with tips on free motion quilting in Quilting Arts Magazine, the Feb. March 2015 issue.
As you can see in the pic.s I have my free motion quilt foot off and my regular foot on,which I used for outlining the blocks. The free motion foot was used for the practice muslin piece.
I don't machine quilt my large quilts on my small home machine, backbreaking. One of my friends has a big quilt machine that does wonderful work,  she and her quilting machine are the best! 
How do you get your quilting done?
Now I'm tired of work and must relax, Happy Friday to you!