Quilting in the Hoop
Learn to Edge-to-Edge Quilting in the Hoop!
Easy-Connect technique has never been easier, faster, or more accurate!
There are times when you say to yourself...
“I need to finish this quilt... I really can’t wait a week for it to be quilted...”
“I want to make the whole quilt, all by myself! ...”
“I have this fancy embroidery machine... I wonder what else I can do with it? ...”
The Easy-Connect Quilting technique, combined with specially-designed embroidery files, makes it possible to stitch edge-to-edge quilting on your home embroidery machine, getting results you’d expect from a long arm!
Save time, save money, and get the satisfaction of making entire quilts all by yourself!
Included in the book are:
- Instructions for the Easy-ConnectTM Quilting technique
-New - instructions for magnetic hoops
- New - guidance for top & bobbin thread, needles, and batting
- New - BERNINA, Baby Lock & Brother tips
- Pattern for the Baby Sew Fast quilt
- Embroidery files for 10 quilting designs
Quilting designs are available in three sizes. The largest dimensions of each are:
- Small - 5.7” x 9.9”
- Medium - 6.8” x 11.7”
- Large - 8.1” x 13.8”
Supported file formats: ART, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, VIP, VP3
Edge to Edge Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine
(book with downloadable designs--You will need to pick this up ahead of class and load your quilting design A & B unto a USB stick for the size hoop you are bringing to class.
You will need to purchase : 20% percent discount given for class supplies
•1 yard Bella solid colored cotton for front.
• 1 yard Bella solid colored cotton for backing
• Craft size Quilter’s Dream batting
• Thread that will show up well on sample fabric.
• Stabilizer Hydro stick tearaway-- enough for two hoopings (your hoop
size plus 1” on each side)
Getting Ready For Class
Make a quilt sandwich with the front, back and batting material. Leave selvage on fabric.
Pin together with basting pins. (Or you may spray baste with 505 Spray) You can leave a 13” column down the center from selvage to selvage
un-pinned. The first column will be stitched down the center of the quilt sandwich. Selvage will be at
the top and the bottom.
You will need your embroidery machine with the largest embroidery hoop and grid templates (Must be at least 5"x7". Thread snips, pins, sharpie marker and a wash away marker like Mark be Gone or the Styla brand .