The Free Motion Quilting Project: How to Machine Quilt Voodle, Design #487

Friday, September 29, 2017

How to Machine Quilt Voodle, Design #487

It's late Friday night, but I didn't want the day to slip by without sharing a new quilting design this week. Here's a super simple, funky design called Voodle!

Learn how to machine quilt Voodle

This easy machine quilting design is a basic change-up of Paisley. Just add a circle in the end of the tear drop and you get a new design with an extra punch of travel stitching. Ready to learn how to quilt it? Here's the video:

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Learn how to machine quilt Voodle

Now let's learn a bit more about this Voodle quilting design:

Learn how to machine quilt Voodle
Difficulty Level - Beginner. This design isn't very challenging, but there is some travel stitching involved. Slow down as you quilt the circle shape in the end of the tear drop and travel stitch on top of the lines of quilting.

Design Family - Pivoting. This family of designs is all based on Paisley, so make sure to watch that tutorial too so you can understand how these designs work. Designs like this are easy to master so long as you're using thread like Isacord that is thin and strong so you can travel stitch many times over one area without the thread breaking.

Where do we quilt it? - Voodle can be quilted anywhere! Shrink it down into tiny Voodle shapes to quilt in the complicated spaces of your quilts or expand it to fill large bed quilts with a unique, funky texture.

This family of designs fills with clusters of the same shapes so if you get bored you can always switch to other pivoting designs and your quilt will look even more funky and fun.

Learn how to machine quilt Voodle

Where do you plan to quilt Voodle? Share your ideas in the comments below!

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day

1 comment:

  1. Very pretty! Especially in white thread on that lovely red fabric.


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