Join celebrated modern quilter Jacquie Gering for step-by-step guidance through a stunning selection of walking foot quilting designs. Begin with simple machine setup tips, then dive into stitching with versatile linear designs. You'll create a stitch journal for instant access to stitch counts, settings and your favorite decorative motifs. Jacquie will also walk you through traveling techniques for fluid concentric circles, triangles and rectangles, and reveal her magic formula for striking spiral motifs that are simple to stitch. Twig, leaf and Southwestern-inspired designs are up next, as you discover an innovative reverse-stitching technique that alleviates the need to turn your entire quilt. Finally, find out how to mark traditional templates to quilt dynamic curved motifs, and add elegant clamshells and flowers to your repertoire.
Meet designer and author Jacquie Gering as she previews the creative designs you'll learn to make with your walking foot. Get started by learning about the basics of a walking foot and an integrated dual feed. You'll also discover effective ways to start and stop your walking foot, whether it's on the edge of your quilt or in the middle.
Explore decorative stitches as you learn how to use utility stitches to create beautiful textures and discover complex designs, perfect for your quilt's focal points. Plus, find out how to keep a record of your decorative stitches by noting stitch counts, settings and favorite decorative motifs in a journal. Jacquie shows you how!