Free Motion Quilting Tutorial Series- Video #4: Practice Designs for Straight Lines

Hello and welcome! This is my 4th video from my free motion quilting tutorial series. This time I am going to show you practice designs for straight lines. Basically, this is going to be free motion where you will stitch around randomly. However, just a tip that when you start stitching, think of creating designs like block letters. As you do this, there’s really no guidelines, and all you just do are straight line stitches going back and forth.

As a result, these stitches will appear to have more pronounced and defined edges. Also, it is going to be your choice if you want your stitches closer to each other or with more space apart. But, you have you to keep in mind that the more closer your stitches are, the stiffer the fabric. Unlike stitches with a bigger spacing which allows the fabric to be more draping. 

If you are looking for a machine for your Free Motion quilting, then check out this JUKI TL-2010Q. I have a video review for this sewing machine just click HERE. I got this from Timm at Sew-Mini Things and if you are planning to buy one, grab your discount. You only have to mention that you saw it on my YouTube channel. Hurry! He offers free shipping on 48 contiguous states. Check out Tim’s shop HERE

Aditionally, I have a beautiful table runner where I applied the stitches I made in this video tutorial. You can learn to make one through my online quilt club. Click for more details HERE

Here’s my Free Motion quilting tutorial video to help you get started. I hope you enjoy it!

Happy Quilting!

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