The Machine Embroidered Quilt

with Eileen Roche

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Quilt elegant embellishments on your embroidery machine with these simple techniques and tips from Eileen Roche! Read More…

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  3. Ratings & Reviews
  4. Materials
  5. FAQs

Class Description

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

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Lesson Plan


Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet Eileen Roche and go over the supplies you'll need for the class.


Lesson 2. Selecting Materials

  • Learn about different hoops, fabrics and get an introduction to raw-edge appliqué.


Lesson 3. Single Layer Block

  • Eileen teaches you how to apply single layer appliqué to your quilt block.


Lesson 4. Double Layer Block

  • Apply another layer of appliqué as you continue making your quilt.


Lesson 5. Continuous Embroidery

  • Eileen instructs you how to apply continuous embroidery stitching to your quilt.


Lesson 6. Continuous Applique

  • Embellish your quilt with continuous appliqué designs such as the top hourglass and complete the quilt strips.


Lesson 7. Reversible Piecing

  • Trim your blocks, add sashing and add a border to your quilt.


Lesson 8. Binding

  • Learn Eileen's method of binding your embroidered quilt.


Lesson 9. Tips & Tricks

  • 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
Centerfield, Utah

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