Machine Quilting: Free-Motion & More »
InstructionsSomeone mentioned that this class (Machine Quilting) was not for beginners. I've only had my sewing machine for about three months now so I'm definitely a beginner. I've taken several Craftsy classes and started watching this one a week or so ago. Just this evening I decided to try using the embroidery (darning) foot. I expected a disaster but was pleasantly surprised. I wanted to post the ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Funky, Whimsical
material, fleece, thread
What was your inspiration?
The Machine Quilting class!!!
What are you most proud of?
I know these are far from perfect, but I was thrilled that they were good enough to demonstrate that even a complete beginner could do it. With a little practice I'll be embroidering pictures you won't be able to tell from a Picasso! (haha) I'm far from exceptionally talented at this, it's just that the class was really good - and I'm not even done watching all the lessons!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Take Wendy's (the instructor's) advice and GO THE RACETRACK when you start sewing. I found that making the machine go as fast as it could go and moving my hands at a slow-to-medium speed worked really well. TAKE THE CLASS!!!