The best quilting complements all the hard work you put into piecing your top. But what does that look like for your quilt? In this mini class, expert Lori Kennedy helps you decide by creating a quilting plan. Follow along as Lori shows you how to choose and combine quilt motifs, thread and batting to flatter your style. Learn her easy-to-follow approaches for any quilt, from traditional tops with sashing and borders to embroidered ones with appliqué. With Lori’s step-by-step guidance, you can break down the quilting process into manageable steps, allowing you to keep it simple and get it done!
Lori Kennedy starts off by sharing a step-by-step approach that helps you decide what to quilt on your finished tops. She also offers thread and batting suggestions, and shows you how to test your quilt designs without actually stitching them.
In this lesson, Lori discusses the importance of stabilizing quilts. Find out what seams need to be stabilized, and how to properly stitch in the ditch with a walking or free-motion foot.
Choosing motifs may seem daunting, but Lori makes the process fun and easy. Follow along as she shares key considerations for all-over quilting using one of her floral favorites. Understand why scale matters, what to avoid on your home machine, and how to add design elements to give your quilts a personal touch.
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