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Hook Feathers

If you have been free-motion quilting, you have probably thought about including feathers in your quilting repertoire. Feather quilting is the most elegant and impressive of all the freemotion designs in my opinion. It suits formal, modern, contemporary and traditional quilts equally.

Over the next three issues of QC, I will be showing you the most popular styles and how and where to apply feathers to your quilts on your domestic sewing machine. Keep in mind that there is a big difference in how we go about quilting feathers on a domestic machine compared to a long-arm machine. As domestic machine quilters, we quilt top to bottom; long-arm machines quilt from left to right and back again. Very different indeed. Domestic quilters move the quilt, while long armers move the machine.

In my opinion,

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