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Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine taught by Ann Petersen

Learn five machine-quilting methods while tackling a common challenge: how to quilt large projects on your home sewing machine!

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Traditional
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What materials did you use? 100 % cotton fabric Bali Pops

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What are you most proud of? I am very thankful that I was able to complete this project on my home machine!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you have quilt tops waiting to finish, don't be afraid to try quilting them yourself. This was my first large quilt that I did myself after taking Ann's course.

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Really lovely. Which quilting technique from Ann's class did you use?

11/10/2012 Flag

I quilted the whole quilt on my domestic machine. In the center I did some swirl designs. In the first rust border I did some leaves on vines. In the green border I did some feathers. I used a green thread in the green border so my feathers are not very visible. I'll know better the next time.

11/10/2012 Flag

I also like it very much and have saved it for future reference.

11/11/2012 Flag

Thank you, Ana. I saw your block of the month January square. Very pretty. I have one cut out myself to try next!

11/11/2012 Flag

great job!

11/23/2012 Flag

Thank you. It has really given me the confidence to do more quilting on my own.

11/23/2012 Flag

I Love your fabric choices and your great eye for color in all your projects! I am very impressed that you did all this beautiful quilting on your domestic sewing machine! I have not attempted such a large quilt yet for FMQ on my machine. I have this same pattern and strip ruler from Cozy Quilts. Can't wait to try it out!

01/26/2013 Flag

Thank you for your kind words. The classes I have taken here on Craftsy.com have given me the instruction and courage to try FMQ on my domestic machine. I really like the Cozy Quilt patterns. If you do make a Trade Winds quilt, I hope you post it for all to see.

01/27/2013 Flag

Gorgeous ... How large is this quilt?

04/18/2013 Flag

Thsnk you. It is queen size.

04/19/2013 Flag