Newbie’s Guide to FMQ: Getting Started! If you’re looking for a complete guide to FMR (free motion quilting), then you are not alone! If you don’t know what this is it could be explained simply by saying when you look at a homemade quilt and you see there are patterns sewing throughout the entire quilts securing the front, back and batting altogether in unique designs that is free motion quilting!
Free motion quilting (FMQ) takes a little while to master. If you find that it takes you a few tries don’t be disappointed – just keep on trying! There are a lot of neat things you can do once you master this skill including creating a person’s face on a quilt – of course, you will definitely have to be a master of free motion quilting (FMQ) to accomplish that task!
It also important to note that free motion quilting does take a lot of thread! Make sure you stock up on your thread before you start this. You may also need to purchase a new needle – one that is designed specifically for free motion quilting.
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