Put your embroidery machine to work for piecing and quilting, create intricate embroidery patterns and satisfy your hunger for detail-rich quilts in The Machine Embroidered Quilt. Eileen, the founder and editor of Designs in Machine Embroidery magazine, is a no-nonsense quilter who will show you easy ways to enhance your quilts' construction and design. Follow in the feed dogs of this fast and furious embroiderer as she walks you through single- and double-layer raw-edge appliqués, continuous appliqué and embroidery techniques and her own reversible piecing approach. This class comes with Eileen's hourglass embroidery design - exclusive to Craftsy - in formats that work with every common embroidery machine on the market
Meet Eileen Roche and go over the supplies you'll need for the class.
Learn about different hoops, fabrics and get an introduction to raw-edge appliqué.
Eileen teaches you how to apply single layer appliqué to your quilt block.
Apply another layer of appliqué as you continue making your quilt.
Eileen instructs you how to apply continuous embroidery stitching to your quilt.
Embellish your quilt with continuous appliqué designs such as the top hourglass and complete the quilt strips.
Trim your blocks, add sashing and add a border to your quilt.
Learn Eileen's method of binding your embroidered quilt.
See bonus footage on additional helpful tricks such as layering your appliqué and squaring your templates.
"I really liked Eileen's thoughts that it doesn't have to be perfect. Helped me relax and enjoy. I learned a lot on continuous embroidery and applique and will for sure use these techniques and also the methods used for the putting the quilt together. Thanks Eileen."
- Valarie B