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Free Motion Quilters

Beginners and accomplished free motion quilters gather to share techniques, patterns, tips, and learn how to free motion quilt.

The free motion quilting shown in the photo to the left is titled "Happy Scrappy" and created by Diana Baron.

Members: 170
Latest Activity: Apr 1, 2015

Sewing Channel Posts

Thread Painting Words on a Quilt 1 Reply

Learn how to quilt / thread paint positive words on the surface of your quilt with help from Leah Day.Continue

Tags: free, motion, Leah_Day, tutorial, quilting

Started by Susan. Last reply by Patricia Jan 4, 2013.

Beginner Free Motion Quilting Demonstration

 Jenny Doan's daughter, Hillary Sperry, demonstrates how to free motion quilt.Continue

Tags: motion, methods, quilt, quilting, Hillary_Sperry

Started by Susan Jan 4, 2013.

Free Motion Quilted Vest

I recently took a workshop lead by Rosemary Eichorn in Fabric Collage and free…Continue

Tags: fabric, collage, quilting, motion, free

Started by Cynthia Stockdon Nov 22, 2012.

Get Wired with Circuit Board! by Leah Day 1 Reply

Learn how to quilt Circuit Board, a cool angular free motion quilting design with help from Leah Day. See how this design works in a real quilt and some simple variations to get started.Continue

Tags: tutorial, method, how-to, LeahDay, technique

Started by Susan. Last reply by Patricia Jun 9, 2012.

Sew Cal Gal's Free Motion Quilting Challenge

I've been following along with sewcalgal's challenge and learning a lot.  You can join in any time and its free.  Here is my May…Continue

Tags: quilting, motion, free

Started by Cynthia Stockdon May 16, 2012.

Stippling 6 Replies

Does stippling always have to be small and very close? Or does it depend on the size of the piece you are working on?Continue

Started by Colleen Scott. Last reply by Colleen Scott Apr 29, 2012.

This is a sample I did just to practice. 19 Replies


Tags: quilting, motion, free

Started by Cynthia Stockdon. Last reply by dee Apr 29, 2012.

Free Motion Quilting Photos by SWN Members - Add Your Photos 2 Replies

While searching for free motion quilting projects by everyone here at SWN, I was not able to populate the slideshow with very many photos.  I know they are out there!  They are just not coming up.  There are three reasons why photos do not appear…Continue

Tags: showcase, slideshow, images, quilts, quilting

Started by Susan. Last reply by Sheila Apr 4, 2012.

Free Motion Quilting Video Tutorials

Amazingly easy elegant scarf


Watch how easy it is to make Free Motion Embroidery scarf with Kreinik Metallic threads. For more information about Kreinik threads please visit…

Free Motion Quilting Video: Bright Star


Learn how to quilt a very basic design for beginners with help from Leah Day. Yes! You can quilt even straight lines in free motion!…

Free Motion Quilting Video: Paisley Flower


Learn how to combine the very common Paisley design with Pebbling for an all new texture on your quilts!

Free Motion Quilting Video: Fossil Snail


Check out this awesome free motion quilting filler stitch inspired by a fossilized snail.

Free Motion Quilting Video: Lightning Bolt


Learn how to free motion quilt this alternative to McTavishing called Lightning Bolt with help from Leah Day.

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