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Machine Quilting Skills Progress Tracker

23rd Jan 2019

We find it can be easier to see results when we are progressing in our skills if we keep track! Fields include date, start & end times, dimensions, thread colors, designs, and more! This will hopef … read more

Studio Instructional Library

23rd Jan 2019

Did you know we have a selections of instructional books available for renter use in studio? If you ever find yourself in a pinch, we've got plenty of ideas handy to spark your imagination! … read more

How to Pull Up the Bobbin Thread

21st Jan 2019

Starting Stitches Hold top thread and take one stitch with left black button. Pull the bobbin thread so the loose end of both threads are on top of your quilt. Hold onto top and bottom t … read more

How to Square Backing

21st Jan 2019

Fold the backing fabric in half. Fold it in half again, the other direction. This finds the center of your backing. If there are very noticeably "extra" pieces/lengths, do not includ … read more

How to Use the Bobbin Winder

21st Jan 2019

Learn how to use the renter's in-studio bobbin winder at Heartbeat Quilting. While these directions are specific for our bobbin winder, there will be some basic universal tips helpful to using any bob … read more