Rainbow of 12wt Aurifil Thread
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Quilting with 12wt Aurifil: Auribuzz Tutorial

Remember the delicious rainbow of 12wt Aurifil thread I shared about a little over a week ago? I spent quite a bit of time learning how best to set up both my long arm and domestic sewing machines so that I can take advantage of this amazing rainbow for a free motion quilting project. You can get all the...

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Free Motion Quilting Trees Design and Tutorial
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Free Motion Quilting Tutorials

FMQing Trees {Tutorial}

For my "Out of the Woods" quilt, I wanted to add a forest of trees to a large, graphic mountain I had pieced. My idea was to use straight lines for tree trunks in combination with back and forth lines to create the tree branches. My hope was that these would resemble pine trees or the majestic Redwoods (both...

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Tying Off Video Tutorial
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Free Motion Quilting Tutorials

Tying Off {Tutorial}

While I was at QuiltCon, I learned a new technique for pulling the bobbin thread to the top of a quilt to ease in tying off threads when you are at the end of an area of quilting. I turned this tip into a YouTube video tutorial. It was a new technique for me, and I can see it...

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