Photos: Learning to Do Free-Machine Quilting

28 Aug

This week’s quilting workshop was all about learning to do free-machine stitching on a quilt sandwich. (That’s not something delicious from The Isle of Skye Baking Company downstairs, a quilt sandwich is the top, wadding, and back pinned together.)

It’s like drawing with thread, doodling in a continuous line. As the feed dogs are dropped, you’ve complete control over which direction you move the fabric. All these were done by people with a little sewing experience but who’d never tried this technique before. If you’ve always been too intimidated to try it, let these photos inspire you!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

This quilting workshop runs for another two weeks. If you’d like to join the next one, email us at  skyeworksgallery@gmail.com.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: