A Foolproof Way to Machine Quilt a Quilt

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Try This Technique on a Quilt of Any Size!

If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to machine quilt your quilt look no further. Laura from Sew Very Easy has developed a method that is virtually foolproof.

She starts with fusible batting to hold the layers together, then shows how to mark a grid of quilting lines. She uses her walking foot and a serpentine stitch for the quilting itself.

A Foolproof Way to Machine Quilt a Quilt

This stitch is very forgiving, which makes it virtually unnoticeable if you get a bit off track while stitching. Plus, it produces a lovely all-over effect that will work nicely with many quilt styles.

However, if you prefer straight stitching lines, follow Laura’s method but go ahead and use a straight stitch instead.

Watch the video below to see how the process works. Laura provides many tips to make it virtually foolproof.

Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.

In addition to her walking foot, Laura used the following while quilting her quilt:

Keep in mind that while Laura created a 4″ grid, you can space yours however you wish. Just make sure it’s small enough to meet the spacing requirements of your batting (it will say on the label).


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