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Category: Patterns for Quilting
Next time you see the direction "quilt as desired," why not add some Free Motion Feathers to give all-over designs some added interest? A helpful video illustrates a good sewing speed for these machine quilting designs.
Almost every winter quilt pattern has a red-green color scheme and traditional figures of importance. This Free Motion Frost Design is artistic, tasteful, and not cliche at all. It has instructions for stitching icicles using the easy free motion quilting technique. There is a free motion design video tutorial to teach you how to make a homemade quilt using the travel stitch, which is really very simple. When you are done, you can give this DIY christmas craft as a gift or keep it to hang on the wall of your cozy winter home.
Add an intricate look to any of your latest quilt patterns with a beautiful free motion quilting pattern that makes Interlocking Circles. This helpful tutorial about an amazing machine quilting design also includes a video tutorial to give you even more insight onto how to make your quilting design look as professional as possible. Take the first step towards adding a new set of elaborate quilting designs into your patterns by checking out this helpful tutorial!
The Leafy Branches Quilting Design will break you out of that stippling rut so you can try some more creative free patterns for machine quilting. This quilt design is just as easy as meandering, but looks much prettier! The leafy branches will give an outdoorsy feel to spring and summer quilts.
Whether it's Valentine's Day or you're just in the mood for something a little lovey for your next quilt, try this Loops of Love. Using this free motion quilting tutorial, you'll see how easy it is to design your own machine quilting designs to add a little extra elegance to your latest pattern. The curves and loops you'll learn how to make will be an easy way to use free motion quilting to add impressive detailing to even the simplest quilting project.
The Loopy Flowers Quilting Design is a pretty, playful stitch pattern for machine quilting. Although these quilting stitch designs have the carefree look of doodles drawn on paper, they are best for quilters experienced with free motion quilting.
The Ocean Current Quilting Design is a swirly, wavy pattern that fills in backgrounds with style. Create one wandering line of curlicues, and then double back to outline each of them for concentric swirls. This quilt design is great for a watery effect.
This quick Pebble Quilting Video Tutorial demonstrates how to create a pebble quilting design using a home sewing machine. Pebble quilting is a free motion, continuous line quilt design featuring regular loops that give the quilt top a pebbly effect.
This clever tutorial for Quilting Houses with a Template explains how to use a house block paper piecing pattern to create a template for quilting the same design. With this quilt design in hand, you can echo pieced house blocks with house quilting.
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make elaborate quilting designs using Straight Line Echo Quilting. This free-motion quilting technique involves quilting parallel lines that "echo" one another all across the quilt. This kind of quilting can really emphasize certain shapes, motifs, or themes in a quilt. Use it to call out interesting patchwork patterns or set off fussy-cut bits of fabric.
Top Patterns for Quilting