Quilting Dense Wavy Lines and Swirls in a Star Block! Quilting the Galactic Quilt

This is one of my favorite videos each month when I attach a GoPro to my longarm and talk through my quilting decisions to give you ideas and inspire you.

For Galactic, our latest Stashin’ with Stephanie pattern, I wanted to quilt the 60-degree star in a different way than the background so that it would stand out.

I chose a wavy line radiating out from the center of the start to each diamond point. This is a super simple stitch that we cover in our Intro to Free Motion Quilting course and we show you the modification to be able to do what I did in this video. It creates a very dense center star and really makes the block pop.

Then I quilted a small swirl meander in the background. We also cover this stitch in our Intro to Free Motion Quilting course. I chose a small, dense background filler so I could match the density of the wavy lines in the star and create consistent quilting throughout the quilt.

I love how the quilt turned out and looks super fancy with just two simple stitches.

If you want to learn more about free motion quilting, you can take our free course at this link: https://www.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/intro-to-free-motion-quilting/

The videos are all free to watch, but if you get a quilt kit, then you will get the pattern for free. You can grab your pattern, kit and supplies here: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product-category/free-motion-quilting-tutorial-series/?orderby=date

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Galactic PDF Pattern: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/galactic-pdf-download/

Galactic Quilt Kits: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/galactic-quilt-kit-lap-sized/

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