Do you own – or are you thinking of buying – a mid-arm quilting machine? Let Paula Storm show you how you can use its capabilities not only for various styles of quilting but also for piecing and binding a quilt. It will revolutionise your quiltmaking!
Full written instructions, illustrated with diagrams, are provided in addition to the online class
A comprehensive materials list ensures that you’ll have everything you need to successfully complete the quilt
Learn how to select batting and threads to achieve the effect you’re after for each project, how to adjust the thread tension and how to load the quilt on a mid-arm machine
Watch Paula achieve perfectly straight seams, baste her quilt in minutes and quilt using both straight-line designs worked with rulers and free-motion loops and hearts
See how to add mitred binding on a mid-arm machine
Benefit from a host of hint, tips and ‘cheats’ that Paula uses to streamline her quiltmaking
Suitable for someone just starting to work with a mid-arm quilting machine
Chapter 1: Meet Paula Storm (4 mins) Find out more about Paula's stitching journey and her professional involvement in quiltmaking.
Chapter 2: Choosing fabrics and tools (7 mins): Paula introduces the HQ Simply Sixteen mid-arm machine. She discusses things to consider when choosing fabric, batting and thread for the project.
Chapter 3: Fabric cutting. Preparing and loading the batting (16 mins): See how easy it is to load the batting on the machine and get ready to stitch.
Chapter 4: Piecing the quilt (48 mins). Paula demonstrates how to piece a quilt using the batting as a foundation. She shares loads of tips and tricks that streamline her quiltmaking without compromising quality.
Chapter 5: Basting and quilting (37 mins). Watch how the quilt top and batting are spray basted to the backing fabric in mere minutes. Paula showcases a variety of straight line, traditional and free-motion quilting designs all worked in metallic thread.
Chapter 6: Binding (9 mins). You can even sew the binding to your quilt on a mid-arm machine. Paula shows you how.
Chapter 7: Gallery (10 mins). Paula showcases some of her favourite quilts.