How to Fix 5 Common Free Motion Quilting Problems

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Plus Tips for Beginners to Prevent Issues From Developing!

Free motion quilting is a wonderful skill to develop, as it opens up a world of quilting designs. Like any skill, practice is the key to creating even stitches and smooth lines.





Whether you’re brand new, or having been using this technique for awhile, there are certain problems that tend to crop up. Fortunately, they all have simple solutions.

How to Fix 5 Common Free Motion Quilting Problems

Do you see loops along your line of stitching? Is the border wavy? Did the thread break while you were stitching? The following article by Christa Watson offers solutions for these common issues.

Click here for the “5 Common Free-Motion Quilting Problems & How to Fix Them” article.

A second article by Christa is designed for beginners. However, the tips she provides will help you avoid several common problems.

Click here for the “5 Tips to Get You Started with Free-Motion Quilting” article.

Whether you’re just getting started or have been free motion quilting for awhile, you’re sure to find some helpful nuggets among the great tips included in these articles, and in the comments added by readers.

 

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