Flora & Foliage FMQ Challenge2021-04-14T11:02:59-05:00

Free-motion Challenge Quilting Along

Learn how to machine quilt designs that will add texture and detail to your quilts. Whether you are a brand new quilter, or you are looking for some new design inspiration, this challenge is for you!

This Free-motion Challenge Quilting Along includes nature inspired quilting designs. I’ll show you how to add beautiful texture to your quilts with the woodgrain design, flowers, pebbles and more.

Gather your supplies and get ready, because this challenge kicks off on April 7th! Sign up to get FMQ Challenge tips, diagrams and video links sent directly to your email.

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Challenge Videos

machine quilting the woodgrain design

Exclusive Products

While not required to participate in the FMQ Challenge, these products will help make your quilting experience even more enjoyable!

Coordinating Fabrics

Create your own quilty masterpiece!  The following print and solids fabrics coordinate with the Flora & Foliage Free-motion Challenge Panel. Use them add to your panel or to create a new quilt altogether.

The Flora & Foliage Fabric Collection

I loved designing the Flora & Foliage panel so much that I decided to create a fabric collection to go along with it! From deep teals to bright raspberry, these prints are the perfect accompaniment. While all the prints are spectacular, the woodgrain prints offer more than just good looks. Designed to be the perfect machine quilting training wheels, quilt along the lines of the print to finally master the woodgrain design.

Click here to see all the coordinating prints

Coordinating Solids

Painter’s Palette solids by Paintbrush Studios have a soft, smooth feel and the fabric composition ensures less fraying. If you want to add solids to your Flora & Foliage panel or to your next project, these will do the trick:

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Free-motion Challenge FAQs

Do I have to pay to participate in the Free-motion Challenge Quilting along?2020-08-28T13:12:35-05:00

Definitely not! I want everyone to love machine quilting as much as I do! The tutorial videos and quilting diagrams are always free. I am able to continue keeping them free through selling exclusive products and machine quilting supplies. I am incredibly thankful for every participant!

Do I have to quilt along with you right now?2020-08-28T13:10:23-05:00

I know that life can be busy, and that it can get in the way of quilting time. Even if you can’t participate in the challenge right now, the videos will stay on YouTube and FMQchallenge.com indefinitely. That way, you can work through them at your convenience.

Where do I find the free quilting diagrams for each lesson?2020-08-28T13:09:37-05:00

A printable tip sheet with quilting diagrams is a great tool to help you master these designs. It’s for that reason that I put them together for each of the videos. You can find the link to each videos diagrams in several places, including the description on the YouTube video, on my website, or you can get them emailed to you directly by signing up for the Free-motion Challenge Quilting along email newsletter. Click here to sign up!

Will you be demonstrating the designs on a sewing machine?2020-08-28T13:09:20-05:00

All of the machine quilting designs in the Free-motion Challenge Quilting Along videos will be demonstrated on a sewing machine. Some of them will also be demonstrated on a longarm. But rest assured, no matter what type of machine you have, you will be able to quilt these designs!

Where can I find the videos for the Free-motion Challenge Quilting Along?2020-08-28T13:12:02-05:00

Once the challenge starts, the videos will be uploaded to my YouTube channel. If you are a subscriber to my YouTube Channel, you will be notified as soon as it’s live. You can also find links to the videos and quilting diagrams by going to FMQchallenge.com.

 

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