Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine

with Ann Petersen

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Learn five machine-quilting methods while tackling a common challenge: how to quilt large projects on your home sewing machine! Read More…

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Class Description

Finishing a bed-size quilt doesn't have to be a king-size chore. Award-winning quilter Ann Petersen shows you five easy, large-scale quilting techniques. You'll learn how to finish any quilt beautifully with the same sewing machine you've always used. Basic quilters will enjoy Ann's helpful, easy-to-follow instructions, while more advanced quilters will pick up dozens of tips and tricks for whole-quilt finishing, splitting your block or batting, quilting blocks as-you-go or adding borders to a central medallion.

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Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine

Lesson Plan

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4:47

Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Learn five easy techniques to tackle any size quilt on a home sewing machine.

21:13

Lesson 2. Discussing Design

  • Design considerations, color, fabric and thread choices. Ann shows some of her favorite quilts and talks about turning inspiration into quilted reality.

25:37

Lesson 3. Getting Ready

  • You'll learn how to spray baste safely, heat-set the adhesive with your iron, set up your workspace and get your machine ready for stitching.

44:56

Lesson 4. Whole Quilt

  • Strategies for working the whole quilt at once. Learn the secret to straight lines across a large quilt as you stitch in the ditch, mark and quilt a pattern.

36:57

Lesson 5. Split Batting

  • In this segment, Ann shows how to quilt your whole top across sections of batting you add one at a time.

37:02

Lesson 6. Splitting the Top

  • Another approach to a large quilt is to divide the top into sections. Ann shows you how to work this way without fear.

43:26

Lesson 7. Block by Block

  • Quilt-as-you-go techniques are increasingly popular. Ann teaches how to quilt individual blocks, then combine them.

44:43

Lesson 8. Medallion Quilts

  • A medallion quilting approach allows you to begin in the middle and work outward, quilting borders as you go.

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