Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Pretty Quilting

I can honestly say I tried numerous times to free motion quilting. Either I'm not very talented or my machines hate me. Which ever the case may be, I'm OK with the fact that I can't free motion quilt.

I can still have quilts with pretty quilting. I can use my high tech tools and my embroidery machine. Yes, that's right. I can purchase quilting designs for my embroidery machine and my machine came with 3. So I will work from those embroidery quilting designs and add to it if I so desire to make pretty quilting.

Can you see where I haven't pulled off the Press n Seal Wrap? I read on the internet that you hoop the Press n Seal and it will hold your quilt. Smart, uh? Yes, it did work.

I can also use my high tech tool to make pretty quilting.
Yes, it is a cardboard circle that I used on my topper. Then I stitch using my guide thing.
Here is another high tech tool I used. Yes, that is painter's tape.

It leaves no residue on the quilt which makes me smile. I only leave the tape on the quilt long enough to get my pattern started and then I pull it off.


The Quilting Pirate said...

I love using my embroidery machine for quilt!! :) It looks like you have been finding great tools/techniques to quilt - don't you love the internet!!

Fiesta said...

Great ideas Cindy. I made an ottoman cover and quilted it on the embroidery machine. I like your tools too. You are always very creative.

Barb said...

That is so neat that you can quilt with your embroidery machine...just love it. Thanks for the painter's tape tip.

Lindabee said...

Quilting with an embroidery machine??? Now I really am anxious for mine to come. Love all your ideas using Hi-Tech tools.

Yvette said...

I quilted with my embroidery machine once. Yours came out great!

quiltingnana said...

great quilting. I don't have an embroidery machine but I have quilted with the decorative stitches on my machine.


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