Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
For those are interested in Free Motion Quilting on a home sewing machine.
Latest Activity: Jan 23
This group began as part of a 2012 FMQ Challenge, which I hosted. There were close to 3,000 participants that joined the challenge, even though few took time to enter the monthly challenges to win prizes. A follow-on challenge was hosted in 2013 and there were 16+ FMQ Experts that provided free tutorials, which are still available.
Dec 28th update: My SewCalGal blog will migrated to www.quiltshopgal.com as of January lst I am also hosting another FMQ Challenge in 2015, where monthly challenges will be released the lst of every month. This challenge is open to beginners thru advanced who want to learn/improve their FMQ skills on a domestic machine, mid-arm or long arm machine and live anywhere in the world. Sponsors have also donated prizes which will be awarded monthly, to random participants.
I have been yearning so badly for a long arm quilting machine, but it isn't going to happen for me for a few years yet. So in the meantime, I am determined to learn how to use my Janome 7700 to its…Continue
Has anyone used any of the table top models of long arm frames with their domestic sewing machines? In theory, they look like a good middle step until I can afford a real long arm. But how do they…Continue
Looking for suggestions for either an all over pattern or block/sashing patterns for a Bear Track (similar to Bear Paw) quilt top. I made it with batik fabric and have bought a variegated thread the…Continue