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The Machine Embroidered Quilt taught by Eileen Roche

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

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Romantic, Casual
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What materials did you use? Cotton fabrics, Isacord thread

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What are you most proud of? I haven't lost touch with the embroidery side of my Bernina 830!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Think about how much fabric you will need to hoop & plan your purchase accordingly. If you are going to use the small files I think you could get away with 5 strips of the background & backing fabric but should probably get enough for 6 strips just in case. I thought I was going to use the large emb. files & the jumbo hoop but changed my mind & went with the smaller files & the mega hoop. Sooo, I have quit a bit of leftover fabric of the background & backing fabric (a totally busy Laurel Burch butterfly print). I used the mega hoop because it is quite long & I could get 2 patterns done in one hooping.

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Very nice!!! Love your colors and your work looks awesome.

10/02/2012 Flag

Thank you for the great compliment!

10/03/2012 Flag

This is really cool!

10/04/2012 Flag

Thanks so much! It was fun even with some technical problems

10/07/2012 Flag

This is so pretty. I haven't taken this class yet because my machine doesn't have embroidery capabilities. BUT, I just bought the new Bernina 750 so once I figure out the embroidery stuff, I may give this a try. Are those hourglass shapes of the quilt top actually pieced or is that some form of applique? I love the look of those graceful curves.

11/15/2012 Flag

Congrats on getting the 750! You are going to have so much fun with the embroidery! The hourglass shapes are applique. The embroidery design does all the work - you just have to trim off the excess fabric and then let your machine do all the nice embroidery.

11/15/2012 Flag

I have developed a passion for FMQ and the 6 inch throat on my current machine just isn't cutting it. LOL. I pick up the new machine on Saturday. I can't wait.

11/15/2012 Flag

Aside from the usual quilting supplies, fabric, etc, did you have to purchase anything else (like embroidery designs for instance) to complete this class?

12/21/2012 Flag

This quilt is absolutely amazing ! Great job !

12/12/2012 Flag

Thanks so much, Kyna!

12/12/2012 Flag

very lovely n awesome fabric ..

03/07/2013 Flag

Thanks a lot!

03/08/2013 Flag