All About the Quilting

All About the Quilting!

1. Echino, 2. RK Challenge – Side 1, 3. scrap rainbow, 4. Tyler’s Quilt Back, 5. Tumbler Patchwork Pillows, 6. Mug Rug Sneak Peek, 7. Scrappy Spiderweb Quilt – Front, 8. IMG_0826, 9. liberty random cross quilt, 10. Falling Leaves Runner and Placemats, 11. Robert Kaufman No Prints Allowed Kona Challenge, 12. organic line quilting, 13. Day at the Zoo Quilt 1, 14. www.flickr.com/photos/kelbysews/6059009686/in/faves-swimb…, 15. Project Modern Quilt Back, 16. Herringbone Linen – Modern Whole Cloth Quilt

I love making quilt tops, but by the time I get to the quilting, I’m just ready to finish the quilt.  A few weeks ago, I needed some serious quilting inspiration, and there is certainly a lot to be found. The quilting on these quilts is diverse, interesting, and pretty incredible. I think most were done on an everyday home sewing machine, which gives me hope.  I also raided my google docs and included a list of favorite quilting tutorials by others, and feel free to include any tutorials I might have missed in the comments. Happy quilting!

Free Motion Quilting by Dana of Old Red Barn Co.
Free Motion Quilting by Elizabeth of Oh Fransson
Free Motion Quilting Tools by Norma of Petit Design Co.
Grid Quilting from Amanda Jean of Crazy Mom Quilts
Machine Quilting Loopy Flowers by Elizabeth of Oh Fransson
Organic Line tutorial by Jacquie of Tallgrass Prairie Studios
Pebble Quilting Tutorial by Alissa of Handmade by Alissa
Plume Feather Tutorial by Angela of Quilting is My Therapy
Quilting with Words and Stars by Briana of Briana-Arlene
Straight Line Quilting–hints & Tips by Jacquie of Tallgrass Prairie Studios
Straight Line Quilting by Amy of Amy’s Creative Side

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7 Comments

  1. Posted September 14, 2011 at 11:58 am | Permalink

    Also check out http://freemotionquilting.blogspot.com/ . Leah has hundreds of quilting ideas and a video to go with each. I’ve gotten lots of inspiration from her examples. All are done on a home machine too.

  2. Posted September 14, 2011 at 3:15 pm | Permalink

    I’ve actually never sent out a quilt to be quilted. I do my own, I just don’t enjoy it. I’m hoping to enjoy it a little more :)

  3. Posted September 14, 2011 at 3:26 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for sharing. These are some really great links!

  4. Posted September 14, 2011 at 4:48 pm | Permalink

    Anxious to look thru the links – thanks!

  5. Jessica
    Posted September 14, 2011 at 1:20 pm | Permalink

    I love quilting with both straight lines and FMQ on my basic sewing machine. Taking the plunge is so worth it! I will never send my quilt away to be quilted because it’s so much fun! Love your mosaic, by the way :)

  6. Posted September 14, 2011 at 11:50 pm | Permalink

    Just what I needed thanks!
    I’m a newbie looking for inspiration
    x

  7. Posted September 19, 2011 at 2:47 am | Permalink

    I started a flickr group a while back for FMQ inspiration that can be done on a home machine. Here’s the link

    http://www.flickr.com/groups/1640577@N24/

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