The Free Motion Quilting Project: Machine Quilting Gridlines

Monday, June 8, 2015

Machine Quilting Gridlines

Time for another machine quilting post for our T-Shirt Quilt Along! Today we're learning how to machine quilt gridlines with a walking foot.

So now that I'm getting into posting walking foot videos, I find I'm missing free motion quilting! I can't wait to get the darning foot for the Viking 6570 to see how this little vintage machine can machine quilt as well.

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day


  1. Thank you Leah, just the info I was looking for. Another questin...what is a stencil grid?

    1. Hi Pat - It's a quilting stencil you can use to mark your quilt surface with straight lines running vertical and horizontal. They're available in a lot of different sizes with 1/2 inch, 1 inch, and 2 inches between the lines. You don't HAVE to have it to mark your gridlines, but it does make the process go by faster and with better placement.

    2. Thanks for info, I will def check it out.


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