Turn old school quilting into new school technology when using an embroidery machine for quilting. Eileen Roche, embroidery pro, joins Nancy Zieman to show how to hoop a quilt and handle the bulk with ease while stitching the designs automatically. Learn tips and techniques from quilting a table runner to a queen-sized quilt.
►►► Key Points in this VIDEO Tutorial (Quilt with an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons Part 2 of 2) ◄◄◄
① Nancy and guest, embroidery specialist Eileen Roche teach you to transform your embroidery machine into a long arm for quilting.
② Discover how your embroidery machine can help you quickly and easily quilt, applique, and piece projects from a table runner to a quilt.
③ Learn tips and techniques inspired by free-motion quilting.
④ Nancy and Eileen show how the traditional way of quilting can be revolutionized, letting the computerized machine do the tricky stitching.
⑤ View methods to position embroidery designs.
⑥ Learn various quilting styles.
→ Filled shaped quilting
→ All-over quilting
→ Continuous line quilting
⑦ View nesting designs for close embroidery placement.
⑧ Learn to mark fabric with a grid with reference lines for hooping.
⑨ Discover using a pool noodle to prepare quilt sandwich for basting.
⑩ Learn how to hoop a quilt and handle the bulk with ease.
⑪ See how to use a printed template for positioning both all-over and continuous line designs.
⑫ Nancy's Corner segment features Gina Phillips, mixed media artist.
⑬ Gina explains how she uses a long arm quilting machine as a "paint with thread machine".
→ She started her career as a painter, has incorporated fabric and thread into her work.
→ She begins a piece with a simple under-painting in acrylic paint on canvas or muslin, then finishes the piece by appliqueing fabric and thread on top.
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