Those stitches are pretty invisible even with the 50-weight thread on the top. And it’s reversible! < Prev; Next > Comments #7 Louise Haddon 2016-09-15 14:29. If you’ve been following my blog posts, you know what I’m going to say about basting. It’s all about baby steps. The Exclusive Sewing Advisor is set to Woven Heavy. Prairie points. You can play with 2 different color ways like I did above, or solids and prints, or brights and pastels - your options are endless. Press the seam from the front to make sure that the seam is well pressed with no tucks. Gutermann Sew All thread 8. I love this sewing machine. Although the placemats aren’t huge, I still like to use the Dual Feed Foot on … Your quilt’s edges can be finished with triangular, folded-fabric embellishments called … I can’t wait to try it! How much do you leave? ), Apliquick - 3 Holes Microserrated Scissors, Copyright © 2020 Presented by ARJJ Corporation. The thread was green which told me that I had quilted the placemat with the black side up. This is a real pain in the rear for quilters like me who are used to doing everything on the machine.… Shop for reversible quilts at Bed Bath & Beyond. I sewed the black edge of the binding to the black side of the placemat. Perfect! Join the binding strips with a diagonal seam. Very well explained. Many thanks, Dot. June Taylor Shape Cut Pro ruler 7. Otherwise, that top fabric would have pulled out of place. Gift Memberships Flip the placemat over and fold in the raw edge. The curved pieced fronts and backs of three placemats. It's made from a lightweight 100% cotton in a solid hue, and has a cotton fill that provides just enough warmth. Kit includes all the materials to make a reversible t-shirt quilt measuring 44” x 58”. Elaine. LOVE this technique! Let me know if you have any questions about this process! See how perfect those corners are once you tame them with the quilter’s awl. It’s a simple process. I realize that this comes with experience, but if you don’t start letting go a bit, you’ll never get comfortable. I let the Opal 690Q do what it’s supposed to. I got my wish with this book - although the title is a bit misleading: you don't get two quilts. That could be a larger project, a different kind of thread or free motion quilting. Our goal is also to keep viewers abreast of new quilting products, and how to use them effectively to make quilting easier and enjoyable. If you have a good understanding of the basics of the processes and your sewing machine, then you can do anything. Yep – get out the iron and press the front of the placemat to the batting (in this case, a fairly dense batting was used) and then press the back of the placemat to the other side of the batting. This large ruler is the best. FREE PDF download is available for a limited time only. Cut the length (for each of the fabrics) that you require to go around your quilt or in this case, the three placemats. To make sure that everything was pressed properly, I also gave the long binding strip a press from the front. You are only stitching through a single layer of binding. There are lots of different ways to make a quilt top, but the traditional and still the most common way is to sew small pieces of fabric into blocks, sew those blocks into rows and then sew the rows together to finish the quilt top. As I mentioned, these small items are great to learn or revisit some new techniques. Using a matching thread, hand stitch the folded edge in place. So much to soak in to our sewing mental minds! Quilts are created when pieces of fabric are cut and sewn together in a pattern and layered with additional padding for warmth. I could have used that small project to try a new kind of thread or some free motion. 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