This Tip Makes Machine Quilting So Much Smoother and Easier – New Quilters

This Tip Makes Machine Quilting So Much Smoother and Easier

Everyone who has had to wrestle with a heavy, bulky quilt sandwich knows that drag — the weight of the quilt pulling against the needle — is one of a machine quilter’s greatest enemies.

How cool is this trick for creating a smooth, slippery surface for machine quilting? I’ve used silicone sheets to reduce the drag of my quilt on the sewing machine bed, but this sheet designed for sliding down snowy hills is so much bigger — and cheaper! From the SewVeryEasy YouTube channel.

Post photo by anneheathen, Flickr.

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Christine Mann
 

Christine Mann is one of the founders of the New Quilters blog. She likes to make quilts for family and friends. She shares her quilting room with her bad dog, Marcus.

  • Cathy says:

    I would like to see a demo of it in use. I am trying to figure it out also.

  • Sue Poole says:

    I would love to watch this snow sheet in action on your machine! I can’t quite figure out how it would work

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