What is freeform quilting?

Free motion quilting is a particular style of machine quilting which you can do on your home machine, or a long arm quilting machine. To free motion quilt you use a darning foot, which is a special foot designed to hover over the surface of your quilt, allowing you to move the quilt in all directions.

Can you quilt without a pattern?

It is much like a scrap quilt, where the individual fabric pieces are not uniform in size or shape and there is no real pattern at all.

How do you square a quilt block without a square ruler?

If you don’t have a square ruler, you can also use any ruler and the 45 degree mark on your cutting mat. Before you make any cuts check the following: The diagonal seam is lined up with 45 degree line on the cutting mat.

Do you square a quilt before or after quilting?

After quilting, it’s important to square up your quilt before binding and finishing it.

What is the best kind of quilt?

Considered to be the healthiest choice of all bedding materials, organic mulberry silk is a luxurious, delicate, natural product, which helps to regulate body temperature.

What is improv quilting?

An Improvisational Quilt is a quilt made without specific intention. A style of the Modern Quilter, most Improvisational or Improv quilts just begin, not with a concept necessarily, but grows out of improv piecing and develops as the quilter stitches it. Each quilter has their own style, method and motivation.

What is a crumb block in quilting?

What are crumb quilt blocks? Crumb quilting is basically scrap quilting with really small scraps or crumbs of fabric! Think about all those small shapes and bits of fabric- the really little ones- maybe less than 2″. Do you keep really small scraps of fabric?

How do you make your own quilt pattern?

How to design your own quilt pattern:

  1. Decide on a scale.
  2. Draw your block keeping the tips above in mind, try to stick to straight lines when just starting out.
  3. You may have to start over.
  4. Calculate the size of the blocks you have drawn.
  5. Make a plan.
  6. Test one block before cutting your entire quilt.
  7. Fix any errors.