What is a quilting ruler?
Quilting rulers are usually made of clear acrylic with the standard measurements painted across the ruler, usually resulting in a grid pattern. Many quilters rely on a ruler and gridded mat to ensure accurate cuts.
Is free motion quilting hard?
Free motion quilting can be a challenging technique to master on your home sewing machine. If you’re used to quilt piecing or garment sewing, you’re used to the machine feeding the fabric forward and producing beautiful, evenly spaced stitches.
What is a hopping foot on a sewing machine?
They’re “hopping” feet, which means that they move up and down a bit as the needle cycles up and down, providing the best contact with the quilt sandwich as each stitch is formed. Here’s an overview of the feet and their uses.