How to Use a Quilting Bar on your Sewing Machine


I was blown away again by the large number of high-quality crafts and DIY projects among our link party-goers. Wow. And so I had a hard time to pick a winner to be featured. But I did: it’s a tutorial on how to use a Quilting bar on your sewing machine. It was submitted by Sew Well Maide.

How to Use a Quilting Bar on your Sewing Machine

Quilting Bars

A quilting bar is a piece designed to slot into the walking foot of your sewing machine. It rests on your fabric surface on the exact distance of the grid lines you wish to sew. As a result, with you quilting bar, you can sew perfectly even- spaced lines; ideal for grid quilting.

Brother SA132 Quilting Guide

Brother CS6000i Feature-Rich Sewing Machine With 60 Built-In Stitches, 7 styles of 1-Step Auto-Size Buttonholes, Quilting Table, and Hard Cover

Find her complete tutorial on how to use a quilting bar on your sewing machine here at Sew Well Maide:

Karen from Sew well maide joined us all the way from Australia.

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As well, I featured a totally AMAZING home entrance make-over with custom bench. Check it out. I love all the details!

Have an inspired summer!

And, if you haven’t done so already, be sure to link up your own creative endeavors at this week’s linky party.

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