Not so much free motion quilting instructions but, following on from my tips for beginning quilters
, I decided to put together my top free motion quilting tips.
Note, it does take practise, not many quilters get it right first time. Expect some odd patterns and snarl-ups till you master it!
Free Motion Quilting Tips
1)Free motion quilting is a lot about keeping a rhythm. When you start, it might be helpful to decide what speed (NOT really slow nor flat out) is comfortable for you.
If your machine doesn’t have different speed settings then put some sort of block under the foot pedal so when you mash it down it goes to that speed. That takes thinking about the speed and your foot out of the equation and helps you to concentrate!