Category: Free Motion Quilting

Spiderweb FMQ At Home!

I came up with this free motion quilting (FMQ) spiderweb design a couple of years ago, and it was one of the first blog posts I published. I wanted to quilt spiderwebs on my Halloween quilt but couldn’t find a tutorial anywhere detailing how to do this at home on my domestic sewing machine. I’m really pleased to have found a great design to share with all of you! I’ve updated the tutorial to includeContinue reading

Spiderweb Free-motion quilting tutorial and a Halloween quilt

I finished this year’s Halloween quilt, a lovely four-patch variation in Cotton & Steel fabrics. My other Halloween quilt has more orange in it, so I wanted to make one that didn’t incorporate orange. I think the pink adds a striking note to this quilt. Because this quilt was very angular, I wanted to add some quilting that would “soften” it. I’ve found that when a quilt has many 90 degree angles, adding some roundContinue reading