2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – November Recap – Sarah Vedeler

First, I want to recognize and formally thank Sarah Vedeler, our November FMQ Expert for her wonderful tutorial.    Sarah's excellent tutorial showed us how to create different FMQ Swirls:       Everyone had fun with this tutorial, some adapting the technique to make swirls in a variety of shapes and sizes.   At the point … Continue reading 2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – November Recap – Sarah Vedeler

2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – November Tutorial, by Sarah Vedeler

      I am thrilled to have Sarah Vedeler as our November FMQ Expert, for the 2012 Free Motion Quilting Challenge, and delighted to share insights with you today about this very talented woman. Many of you may already know Sarah. Possibly from  The Quilt Show (TQS), where she is teacher for the Sedona Star … Continue reading 2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – November Tutorial, by Sarah Vedeler

2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – October Recap – Teri Lucas

First, I want to recognize and formally thank Teri Lucas, our October FMQ Expert for her wonderful tutorial. Teri shared insights on her technique of creating beautiful projects incorporating a variety of designs.  She also introduced us to writing our names with our free-motion quilting, creating beautiful nautilus shells, grids, feathers and more! While this was … Continue reading 2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – October Recap – Teri Lucas

2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – Bonus Tutorial, by Diane Loomis

I am happy to have Diane Loomis as one of our FMQ Experts, for the 2012 Free Motion Quilting Challenge. And, delighted to share insights with you today about this very talented woman. Diane Loomis is a very talented quilter, designer and teacher. She has won many national awards for her beautiful quilts.  Needless to … Continue reading 2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – Bonus Tutorial, by Diane Loomis

2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – October – Teri Lucas

I am thrilled to have Teri Lucas as our October FMQ Expert, for the 2012 Free Motion Quilting Challenge and delighted to share insights with you today about this very talented woman. Teaching machine quilting is one of Teri's favorite experiences. Teri has been published in a variety of publications, including: QuiltingArtsJanuary/Feburary 2011 – Improving … Continue reading 2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – October – Teri Lucas

2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – RE-CAP – September Challenge, with Paula Reid

First, I want to recognize and formally thank Paula Reid, our September FMQ Expert for her wonderful tutorial. Paula shared insights on her technique to "Fluff N Stuff" large quilts through a domestic sewing machine, along with insights on her favorite FMQ stencil, for circular feathers. Everyone had fun learning and/or improving their FMQ skills using Paula's … Continue reading 2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – RE-CAP – September Challenge, with Paula Reid

2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – September – Paula Reid

I am thrilled to have Paula Reid as our September FMQ Expert, for the 2012 Free Motion Quilting Challenge and delighted to share insights with you today about this very talented woman. Paula is the owner of "Batts in the Attic" quilting studio and has designed many patterns, including her stunning "Tequila Sunrise"  quilt design. … Continue reading 2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – September – Paula Reid