Sunday, July 22, 2012

A Free Motion Quilting Tutorial - Holly and Ivy

Got a Christmas quilt that needs to be finished up.  Consider quilting some Holly and Ivy on it.  Enjoy this video tutorial going over the basics of creating a Holly and Ivy with connecting loops free motion quilting pattern :)  And remember, like all things free motion . . . Practice makes perfect :)  Happy Quilting!!

Here is an example of the quilting design :)

And here is the Video :)

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  1. Awesome tutorial!! I've been wanting to do some holly and ivy FMQ'ing on a Christmas quilt top that's been sitting around for 6 months, and following those directions, I think I can actually do it! :)

  2. Thanks Melissa for showing this! I have bought a new machine recently and will do my first machine quilting soon. It might take some practice, but it will be a lot quicker than my handquilting!

  3. That looks great. Thanks for sharing!!! I was thinking i would like to adapt that and do oak leaves and acorns. Wouldnt be much diff. What do you think?

  4. Thank you Melissa,
    that a wonderful tutorial, and the motif looks so great!
    Liebe Grüße

  5. I want to do this! But I am so scared! You should quilt my top for me ;) I don't feel confident in my artistic free motion skills, so I am boring and meander everything! But I have been yearning to holly and ivy a quilt I have sitting in my "to quilt" box!


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