The Free Motion Quilting Project: Beginner Walking Foot Quilting Tutorial

Monday, July 25, 2016

Beginner Walking Foot Quilting Tutorial

Last week I used the beautiful materials in my Quilty Box to create the Twin Rainbow Stars quilts - a pattern that helps you make two quilts at the same time! This week I begin the quilting process very simply with my walking foot and created an excellent beginner walking foot quilting tutorial:

Click Here to find the quilt pattern and more tips for quilting!

After stitching in the ditch and quilting many straight lines with my walking foot, I found I had beautiful open diamond spaces that would be perfect to practice many free motion quilting designs.

Would you like to see this mini project continue? Let me know if you'd like to see more quilting tutorials for filling in the spaces of these Rainbow Star quilts in the comments below!

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day


  1. Would love to see how you continue to quilt the rainbow star quilt!!

  2. What kind of marking tool did you use.

    1. I used a Fine Line pen for the lighter areas and a Ceramic pencil for the darker fabrics. You can find them both here:

  3. I'd look forward to seeing how you would fill in the triangles with FMQ

  4. Always love seeing quilting ideas. Looking forward to how you fill in the diamonds :)


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