Join celebrated modern quilter Jacquie Gering for step-by-step guidance through a stunning selection of walking foot quilting designs. Begin with simple machine setup tips, then dive into stitching with versatile linear designs. You'll create a stitch journal for instant access to stitch counts, settings and your favorite decorative motifs. Jacquie will also walk you through traveling techniques for fluid concentric circles, triangles and rectangles, and reveal her magic formula for striking spiral motifs that are simple to stitch. Twig, leaf and Southwestern-inspired designs are up next, as you discover an innovative reverse-stitching technique that alleviates the need to turn your entire quilt. Finally, find out how to mark traditional templates to quilt dynamic curved motifs, and add elegant clamshells and flowers to your repertoire.
Stitch an inspiring collection of walking foot designs with acclaimed quilter and author Jacquie Gering. Use linear designs like matchstick quilting, as well as grid and crosshatch quilting to sew textures that look and feel wonderful. Quilt lines that radiate and overlap to produce numerous shapes and infinite interest. Accentuate your piecing with gorgeous gentle curves, flower-like continuous curves and more. Frame a focal point with spirals, create a ripple effect with concentric circles and play off of your pieced shapes by "echoing in." Plus, learn to quilt eye-catching text, and discover tips for quilting larger projects on a small machine. Quilt your projects with fresh walking foot designs for a finish you'll admire.
In bold prints, bright solids and neutrals with impact, Jacquie's designs will push you to experiment and improvise. While her aesthetic is bold and modern, Jacquie's block construction techniques - and her ability to be improvisational and precise at the same time - will add new tricks to the tool kit of even the most experienced quilter. You'll learn stitch-and-flip triangles, the slice-and-insert technique and a modern twist on crazy piecing. And Jacquie's joy in creating fabric art will teach you to "savor every stitch as you sew," just as she does.