Quilt-As-You-Go finish – a great way to use up scraps of wadding and practice machine quilting.
In this video Valerie shows you how you can use up (large) scraps of wadding and give yourself a perfect size project to practice your machine quilting skills on.
With this method of contructing your quilt you do need to pre-think a lot more – i.e. which blocks are going where and have wadding, backing and sashing strips ready – but as thin sections this quilt is easy to handle.
You can practice your free motion quilting or you could simply quilt straight lines across the block and/or simple wavy lines using the walking foot and a straight stitch.
You could think about embellishing with some decorative stitches too and using some really pretty statement threads.
Helen Deighan has a neat trick for creating straight sashing with the help of an iron
and the binding had straight corners (not mitred) and you can see how by clicking here:
Did you miss how to make the crazy blocks in Part 1? – click here
Valerie is the founder and Creative Director of justhands-on.tv , as well as our very own ‘Queen of Scrap’. She founded Creative Quilting, a quilt quilt shop in Hampton Court, where she still teaches to this day.
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