Walking Foot Quilting – Beneath The Surface

Supplies Students to Have:

 

Makes three small quilts:

  • (3) 12” squares backing fabric
  • (3), 12” squares low loft white batting
  • (3) 12” squares fine weave white fabric
  • (2) 10” squares colored fabric

For facings:

  • 12, 3 .” squares backing fabric
  • 12, 8” x 3” strips backing fabric
  • Optional: fusible web tape
  • Embroidery thread (8wt. perle cotton to co-ordinate with chosen colored fabrics)
  • White thread for quilting (50 or 60wt e.g. Aurifil on the Orange cone, Efina from Wonderfil)

Equipment:

  • Rotary cutter, ruler and mat
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Freezer paper
  • Pins
  • Sewing machine with walking foot (built in dual feed system works well… use a .” foot). Bobbin wound to match top thread.
  • 80 sharp (Microtex) needle pencil
  • Useful: lint roller, low tack painters’