Getting Started – Essential Info for Beginners

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When Free Motion Quilting sounds like a foreign language to you then you are most likely a beginner! It can be a frightening place with so much to learn and big expectations of yourself! Knowing where to start in this big new world can be extremely daunting, so I’ll take you though many of the basics you need to know even before you turn on your machine!

For me, the best way to deal with a scary situation is to learn as much about it as I can. I’ll be sharing my experience with you on many topics and this info is going to make your quilting journey so much easier!

We’ll look at the following:

Knowing your needles

Brilliant Battings

The best choices for Backing Fabric

So many Thread Options

Getting on top of Tension from the beginning

Getting comfortable for both domestic and longarm machine quilters

Top tips for a quilting Tool Box

Starting and Stopping

Just 5 Simple Shapes