Mega Star Walking Foot Workshop
Learn how to quilt quickly with your walking foot!
Jump in to an easy quilt project you can make quickly on your home machine in this new quilting workshop with Leah Day.
This workshop is all about building MEGA skills! Learn how to piece a quilt from huge half square triangles, then how to machine quilt it yourself with your walking foot and three super sized designs.Twelve videos are included with this video workshop to guide you through every step of the piecing and quilting process. Leah will teach you how to:
- Piece huge half square triangles accurately
- Attach borders that don't distort the edges of the quilt
- Plan a simple, fast quilting design
- Quilt evenly spaced lines with minimal marking
- Manage the quilt bulk on a small home sewing machine
So what is a Quilting Workshop and how will it arrive?
This video workshop is a collection of videos you can watch online or download to your computer or tablet device. The videos are linked within a downloadable PDF that comes with the Mega Pinwheel Star quilt pattern and a detailed learning guide.
In order to access the videos and pattern, you’ll need to be able to download a PDF file to your computer. Click Here to find downloading tips.
Yes, you CAN quilt on your home machine!
Many quilters have been convinced that they can't quilt on their home machine. You don't need a longarm in order to finish your quilts quickly so they can be used and enjoyed.
By breaking down the quilting design and process in the simplest terms, Leah will teach you how to pick the right batting and designs so don't get bogged down with a complicated mess.
In this workshop you'll learn how to use your walking foot to evenly space lines, break up your quilt, and quilt quickly from the center. This will knock out the hardest part of the quilt first!
Learn how to quilt quickly and efficiently
Are you sick of seeing a stack of unfinished quilt tops?
Learn how to baste and quilt those tops yourself. You can quilt on the machine you own right now using the simplest quilting foot - the walking foot - which does all the work for you feeding the layers of the quilt evenly through the machine.
You'll learn how to set up your machine so it's easier to manage the bulk of a big quilt. As she quilts the Mega Pinwheel Star, Leah continually shares tips on shifting the quilt smoothly through the machine and what to look out for as you quilt each design.
Mega Pinwheel Star Materials List
This pattern is designed for %100 cotton fabric that is typically 40 – 44-inches wide. Leah used Kona Cotton fabric in White and Denim and six fat quarters of Monaluna Simple Life fabric to create the quilt top and Hobbs Heirloom wool batting to give the quilt extra puff.
3 ½ yards Fabric A – White solid
½ yard Fabric B – Navy blue solid
6 Fat Quarters (18 x 21-inch pieces) Fabric C - Various print fabrics
Additional Fabrics and Supplies:
4 yards fabric for backing
½ yard fabric for binding
Twin sized batting (72 x 90)
White 100% cotton thread for piecing
Isacord Polyester Thread in White and Blueberry for quilting
Walking foot with a guide attachment
Fabric marking pencil for light and dark fabrics
18 ½ inch square ruler
6 x 24-inch rectangular ruler
Learn how to make a beautiful throw sized quilt from start to finish with easy designs you can quilt quickly on your home machine. Sign up and learn how to quilt with Leah Day!