Quilting our finished projects is sometimes the hardest decision to make in the whole quilt making process. If you’re struggling to understand what long-arm quilting is, and what type of quilting is best for your quilt projects, join long-arm quilter Michele Turner as she teaches you all about long-arm quilting.
Michele introduces you to a long-arm quilting machine and explains the mechanics of how it works to give you a better understanding
Learn all about the differences between edge-to-edge quilting and custom quilting, and how you can decide which type of machine quilting will suit your quilt
Michele explains how to prepare your quilt for handing over to the long-arm quilters, plus, you’ll learn about the differences in batting and how to choose the right batting for you
You’ll also get to see the long-arm machine in action, creating both free-motion quilting and edge-to-edge quilting designs
Feel confident the next time you send to a long-arm quilter, that you’ve made the right decision with quilting and batting, and that your quilts are ready to go to the quilter
Chapter 1: What is a long-arm machine? (6 min)
You’ll meet award-winning long-arm quilter Michele Turner as she introduces you to the basics of the long-arm quilting machine and the mechanics of how it works.
Chapter 2: Edge-to-edge or custom quilting? (8 min)
You’ll learn about the difference between edge-to-edge quilting and custom quilting, with examples of these and what kind of quilting suits certain quilt designs best.
Chapter 3: Quilt preparation to give the quilter (13 min)
Once you’ve chosen your quilter and what style of quilting you would like, Michele shares with you how to prepare your quilt, what you need to give the quilter before work begins and she also shares with you the different types of battings available and their differences.
Chapter 4: Choosing a long-arm quilter (1 min)
Michele shares some advice on how you can find a long-arm machine quilter to work for you and your quilts.
Chapter 5: The long-arm machine in action! (5 min)
You’ll see the long-arm machine in action as Michele shows some of her free-motion and edge-to-edge quilting skills using her long-arm machine.
Chapter 6: Michele’s Gallery (11 min)
Michele shares a gallery of quilts that Michele has made and quilted herself and some other customer’s quilts with some examples of edge-to-edge and custom quilting.