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Learn how to do raw-edge machine appliqué using your sewing machine’s decorative stitches, and apply your skills when making your own version of Deborah Louie’s quilt pattern, He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not.
Explore the potential of your sewing machine’s stitches to add embellishment to your appliqué
Deborah shows you how to set up your sewing machine and how to adjust the stitches to suit
Complete your own version of Deborah’s daisy quilt pattern and finish it off with a free-motion-quilted daisy design
Chapter 1: Meet Deborah Louie (8 mins)
Meet Deborah Louie, award-winning quilter and domestic machine quilting expert. Deborah will introduce you to the project and talk you through her process on choosing fabrics and the different possibilities.
Chapter 2 Prepare the appliqué (13 mins)
Deborah explains how to create your shapes ready for raw-edge appliqué, by tracing onto fusible web and cutting your fabric shapes out, laying the pieces out and preparing your block for the raw-edge machine appliqué.
Chapter 3: Stitching the raw-edge appliqué (43 mins)
Learn how to setup your machine ready for sewing your appliqué. Deborah shares her tips and tricks for practising your machine’s decorative stitches and getting to know your machine’s capabilities. Deborah demonstrates how to use your machine’s blanket stitch, triple stitch, ladder stitch and star stitch to appliqué the pieces down to the background which also creates an interesting finish to your work.
Chapter 4: Assembling the quilt (3 mins)
Deborah talks you through how to assemble your quilt top ready for quilting, and she shares her tips on assembly.
Chapter 5: Quilting (29 mins)
Follow along as Deborah shows you her amazing free-motion quilting skills and how to create daisy patterns in your free-motion quilting to complement the daisy quilt design. With Deborah’s guidance to help you along the way, you can create these fun patterns too.
Chapter 6: Show and tell with Deborah (11 mins)
View a gallery of some of Deborah’s other designs, some of them using the raw-edge machine appliqué technique she has just demonstrated.