See how to turn your embroidery machine into a quilting machine with Nancy Zieman and guest, Eileen Roche, embroidery specialist. Nancy and Eileen show how the traditional way of quilting can be revolutionized, letting the computerized machine do the tricky stitching. Learn four of the eight embroidery lessons.
►►► Key Points in this VIDEO Tutorial (Quilt with an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons Part 1 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 Review how to prepare a quilt "sandwich" of top, batting, backing.
⑥ View hooping with either standard hoops or magnetic hoops.
⑦ Examine fabric and thread selection.
⑧ Discover a 1-step applique quilt block technique.
⑨ Learn piecing techniques and optional decorative stitching on sashing.
⑩ Nancy's Corner segment features Sandy Schweitzer, Quilt Historian and Quilt Restoration Expert.
→ Quilt expert Sandy Schweitzer reassures viewers that it's OK to repair damaged quilts and give them new life.
→ Sharing her knowledge on quilt repair.
Public television's longest-running sewing and quilting program has been the source for innovative sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques and has inspired hobbyists nationwide since host Nancy Zieman transformed the television studio into her classroom in 1982.
The first Sewing With Nancy program aired on cable TV in 1982. Initially, the programs were videotaped in Nancy’s living room with a camera crew of one person and 13-hour taping days! In the early years, Nancy Zieman ran a one-woman show, developing t…