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Edge to Edge Quilting with an Embroidery Machine

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

If you have ever wanted to quilt a quilt with your embroidery machine, then check out Edge-to-Edge Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine. The Easy-Connect Quilting files and techniques gives long-arm quilting results using a home embroidery machine. Book includes instructions of the Easy-Connect Quilting technique, the embroidery files needed to stitch out 10 quilting designs, and the Baby Sew Fast quilt pattern –a project that is a great size for perfecting this technique. Book required. See full supply list below.

All files are available in three sizes. The actual size for each design will vary, but for each size, the designs will be no larger than:

  • Small — 5.6” x 9.9”
  • Medium — 6.7” x 11.7”
  • Large — 7.8” x 13.8”

Designs include:

  • Baby meander
  • Boardwalk
  • Daisies
  • Holly meander
  • Just a Note
  • Leaves
  • Plain meander
  • Star meander
  • Salsa
  • Spring meander

The CD that comes with this book contains files in the following formats: ART, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, VIP, VP3

Here are sample images of the different quilting designs avaiable:

         

Level: Intermediate – basic embroidery skills needed

Class Fee: $30

Supply List:

  • Embroidery machine and power cord
  • Embroidery foot
  • Largest embroidery hoop
  • Edge to Edge Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine book
  • Transfer all embroidery designs from the CD in the back of the book to a USB stick or your machine.
  • Topstitch needles 90/14 or 100/16
  • Thread for quilting
  • Fill 2 bobbins to match the back – bobbin thread can be the same at the top thread
  • 1/2″ Double sided basting tape – CLOVER brand is best (available at Heirloom Creations)
  • 2 pieces of light weight stabilizer large enough for your hoop
  • Black Sharpie or Identi pen
  • 3-4 straight pins
  • Batting suggestion – cotton or cotton blend is preferred. Stay away from thicker polyester battings.

Project to Quilt:
Quilt top (no larger than a twin size)
Back and batting one hoop width wider than the quilt top – call if you need help or refer to book

Layering Prior to Class:
Small projects (less than 45″ x 45″) may be spray basted but larger quilts need to be safety pin basted.
If layering with safety pins, pins need to be at least 4″ apart in all directions out to the edge of the quilt.

Sample Project / Tote Bag:
1 yard front
1 yard back
1 yard batting
Layer together with spray basting or with safety pins

Details

Date:
May 23
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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