Forget perfection, free-motion quilting is all about having fun! Join award-winning quilter Robbi Eklow and conquer your free-motion fears with step-by-step guidance. Set yourself up for success with Robbis recommendations for needles, thread and machine feet and learn her secret weapon for practicing stitches without wasting fabric. Next, discover a variety of easy free-motion quilting designs, starting with versatile basket weave and fan motifs. Pick up essential planning and placement tips and learn how to scale designs depending on your project and desired result. Then, dive into spiral, feather, floral and leaf motifs. Finally, follow along as Robbi shows you how to combine and customize the designs you've learned to create infinite stitch possibilities and your best projects yet!
Meet art quilter Robbi Eklow as she previews the free-motion quilting techniques you'll learn to create beautiful designs with your stitching. Start with the basics, including what needle and foot to use, then get step-by-step instruction from Robbi on making a lovely -- and versatile -- basket weave motif.
Move on to the versatile spiral, one of Robbi's favorite designs and a great go-to motif for filling space. Gain familiarity with the classic circular spiral before using the technique on squares and triangles too. Worried you'll make a mistake? Robbi shows you how to rip out your stitches for a fresh start.