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Machine Quilting: Free-Motion & More taught by Wendy Butler Berns

Overcome your free-motion fears and build confidence in your machine quilting. Wendy Butler Berns shows you easy techniques from start to finishing!

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Legacy Birds

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Hi Redgecko. I think this is a great attempt at FMQ. Don't get discouraged, straight lines take a LOT of practice. I certainly can't FMQ a straight line. Wendy was not exaggerating when she mentioned in her class that it takes hundreds of hours of practice. Is this how you plan on doing the birds quilt- FMQ your own designs? That is going to look really nice. Cheers!

03/25/2013 Flag

Thank you, really appreciate the encouragement! I still haven't decided if I'm going to just stitch the ditch or attempt something like my practice piece. I found some stencils that I will practice on.

04/03/2013 Flag

That's a great idea, having your practice fabric with a picture on it to practice FMQ on it. I will have to look for some 'picture' fabric on sale to do that with. Great first attempt Redgecko!

03/28/2013 Flag

Thank you!

04/03/2013 Flag

Great way to practice.... love the bird panels!

05/21/2013 Flag

thanks for mentioning using stencils. I like that.

09/13/2013 Flag