NEW Ultimate Medallion Stencils, by Cindy Needham

The very talented Master Freemotion Quilter, Cindy Needham, has just released a new collection of stencils for free-motion quilting.  They are a "must have" collection for anyone who wants to make stunning wholecloth quilts, but also great to have for endless possibilities of free-motion quilting. And, up until June 15th they are on sale (but … Continue reading NEW Ultimate Medallion Stencils, by Cindy Needham

180 MORE Doodle Quilting Designs

Back in 2016, Martingale published 180 Doodle Quilting Designs : Free-Motion Ideas for Blocks, Borders and Beyond, compiled by Karen M. Burns and published by Martingale, which is still a very popular book for those interested in free-motion quilting. This past summer, 180 MORE Doodle Quilting Designs: Free-Motion Ideas for Blocks, Borders and Corners was released.  … Continue reading 180 MORE Doodle Quilting Designs

Quilting with Rulers: Free Motion Made Simple with Angela Walters (Giveaway too!).

Craftsy has recently released a new class with Angela Walters, which focuses on ruler work (and free-motion quilting) on a domestic machine.  I can honestly say this is an excellent class and a "must take" for anyone interested in ruler work, as well as learning/improving your free-motion quilting skills.  I also want to clarify, that … Continue reading Quilting with Rulers: Free Motion Made Simple with Angela Walters (Giveaway too!).

More Free-Motion Machine Quilting 1-2-3, with Lori Kennedy (and more)

I love learning about new books with #CreativeGoodness.  But I get more excited when there is a new book for learing/improving our free-motion quilting skills.  And, I come close to exploding with excitement when such a new book is written by the very talented Lori Kennedy (The Inbox Jaunt) and published by Martingale.  Excitement overload! … Continue reading More Free-Motion Machine Quilting 1-2-3, with Lori Kennedy (and more)

Inspirational Quilts and Free-Motion Quilting, from QuiltCon 2018

Today I wanted to share insights about 5 inspirational quilts, with amazing free-motion quilting, that were on exhibit at the recent QuiltCon 2018 exhibit.  The quilters that created these beauties certainly created stunning quilts: "Overlay", by Cassandra Beaver, Urbana, Ohio "Dixon", by Kathleen Riggins, of Camrose, Alberta, Canada   "Over land and Over Sea", by … Continue reading Inspirational Quilts and Free-Motion Quilting, from QuiltCon 2018

A Free-Motion Quilting Challenge, with Angela Walters

QuiltShopGal is a BIG fan of Angela Walters and somewhat embarrassed to have not heard about this Free-Motion Quilting (FMQ) Challenge earlier. But hey, it isn't too late to join the fun, learn/improve your FMQ skills, as well as win prizes.  Here is the scoop: Angela Walters kicked off a FMQ Challenge that is free … Continue reading A Free-Motion Quilting Challenge, with Angela Walters

Rulerwork Quilting Idea Book: 59 Outline Designs to Fill with Free-Motion Quilting, Tips for Longarm and Domestic Machines, by Amanda Murphy

I enjoy researching, learning about, as well sharing insights on new books packed with #CreativeGoodness.  I'll confess, I get even more excited when they help us learn/improve our freemotion quilting skills, especially ruler work for use on a domestic, mid-arm, or longarm machine.  And, today, I get to share insights with you about such a … Continue reading Rulerwork Quilting Idea Book: 59 Outline Designs to Fill with Free-Motion Quilting, Tips for Longarm and Domestic Machines, by Amanda Murphy