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The Machine Embroidery Inspired Quilt

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Experience fun, new possibilities when you combine machine embroidery and quilting to bring out the best of both worlds!

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including embroidery designs
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Susan Stewart
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


What could be better than learning insider tips from an award-winning designer? Join embroidery expert Susan Stewart and learn how fabric piecing and quilting lines can take your embroidery beyond the hoop as you create a truly captivating wall hanging! Perfect your placement, even on pieced fabric, and learn when to stitch and when to piece. Susan will share her tricks for adding stability without sacrificing softness, and show you how to re-hoop to form magnificent borders with repeating designs. Embroider triangles without worrying about bias stretch and watch your embroidery come to life with free-motion quilting. Plus, you’ll get three exclusive Zündt designs for ample inspiration as you open up an exciting new frontier in your embroidery!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Choosing Fabrics & Threads
Meet your instructor, Susan Stewart, and preview the amazing quilt you'll make from combining traditional quilting techniques with machine embroidery. Learn how color choice can dramatically change the color of your quilt as you discover which fabrics and threads work best for this project. Susan shares tips for marking and testing the first designs as you embroider the corner squares of your quilt.
2. Embroidering the Border & Triangular Pieces
3. Piecing the Center Block
4. Embroidering the Large Flowers
5. Putting It All Together
6. Basic Quilting
7. Advanced Quilting

Recommended with this class

  • Embroidery machine that accepts any of the following file types: ART, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PCS, PES, SEW, VIP, VP3 or XXX
  • Quilting fabrics
  • Tear-away stabilizer

Taught by

Susan  Stewart
Susan Stewart
Susan Stewart was a primary designer for Martha Pullen Company for fifteen years, and instructed many of the company’s bi-annual school events through 2012. She has had dozens of feature articles in Sew Beautiful Magazine, including a tips and tricks column, “Sue Says.” In 2004, Susan became interested in incorporating machine embroidery into her quilts, which have been featured in multiple publications and won various awards, notably at Houston International Quilt Festival and the American Quilter’s Society show. Four of her pieces are permanently featured at the National Quilt Museum.

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