Works Great with Both Free Motion and Walking Foot Quilting!
If you prefer free form quilting, or not having to mark a quilt, freezer paper templates will save time while providing consistency. Make templates from freezer paper to guide your quilting whenever you need to achieve consistently sized and placed design elements. It works nicely with either free motion or walking foot quilting.
Create your templates specifically for stitching either inside or outside of the shapes. You can also jot notes on the paper to help you while quilting.
The quilter at Scrapatches says:
“My favorite way to quilt is free styling with my darning foot or straight line with my walking foot, but occasionally I want to try a new motif that I need to work on how to FMQ. So I make a template using freezer paper for this purpose. I also sometimes make a freezer paper template to fit a border or specific space. “
Learn more about her process in the following article. It’s nicely illustrated and shows how to make freezer paper templates and use them in a number of ways.
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