VQG Jess Tubbs sewing machine tips June 2023

Five Quilting Tips from National Quilting Circle Video

Tips are:

  • Stitch Length
    Thread (TNT=thread, needle, tension)
    Grain of Fabric
    Popular Technique-Stitch & Flip for diagonal seams
    Joining Strips With Diagonal Seams.

Ten Quilting Tips for Beginners: One Stitch at a Time Series

   Homes & Gardens of the Northwest Staff, by Debbie Ingamells

Tips are:

  • Cotton Fabric
    Cutting Mat & Ruler
    New Blades & Needles
    Bobbins Prewound, Fabric Purchase
    Cutting Work Space
    Accurate 1/4″
    Classes
    Labels
    Photo/Album.


Superior Threads has a great TROUBLESHOOTING guide to help you determine if you have a machine that needs cleaning or service, unbalanced tension, or are using a bad spool of thread. Check out the education tab which has educational articles, educational videos, and reference guides.

 

How to baste a quilt with safety pins – Quilting Tips & Techniques 086
By Susan Claire – https://www.gourmetquilter.com/ *Video Time: 5:35 min.
https://youtu.be/MqiUQFXV-vI

 

Learn to Quilt – Layer and Pin Baste A Quilt(+ more in this series)
By Needlepointers  *Video Time: 6:25 min.
https://youtu.be/hG50jcN2xSE

 

Beginner Machine Quilting with a Walking Foot – Easy Quilting Tutorial with Leah Day
   *Video Time: 11:15 min.
https://youtu.be/_7ak-rIgXsw

 

How to Quilt Using A Walking Foot  By  FaveQuilts
https://youtu.be/sk-rFXSiWbg *Video Time: 8:38 min

 

Scrappy Quilt Backs Part 3: Just Not Big Enough and Bonus Footage
Diagonal backing plus other tips   By teaquilts    *Video Time: 5:24 min.
https://youtu.be/1faAdTkKH-E

 

Color Theory By Canadian quilter Karen Brown of Just Get it Done Quilts

Colour Theory Part 1 “How to Choose Colours for Your Quilt
https://youtu.be/DxxKfjfNtq4

Colour Theory Part II – “Colour Harmony
https://youtu.be/n-RIOf9uBi8

Colour Theory Part 3 –  “Beginner Quilting – Finding Your Color Zone”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUuYajyijmw

Colour Theory Part 4 – “Beginner Quilting – How to Choose Colours for Your Quilt, Use the Colours that You Want to Use.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOJYAs5hpUc

FREE Color Wheel Mug Rug Photo Tutorial
https://www.craftystaci.com/blog/color-wheel-mug-mat

 

A great App to download to your device (look up in the App “store” for your device.

The Guild may have a demonstration on how to use this App at a later date

How to draft a quilt block using Excel-Kathy Buirge
https://youtu.be/6Tsktv5CEbA

How to make a flange binding-Ree Moffit

Ironing board Borders-Judy Morrison
Second video includes a discussion among the group of quilters
A great video on how to bring a binding from the back, a self binding, and how to miter the corners
In this video, Christa shows how to spray baste a quilt, shows various free motion and walking foot
quilting techniques on a domestic machine, and how to make and attach binding by machine.
Great Tips and techniques on Bonnie Hunters website