Free Paper Pieced Star Embroidery Machine Download: 30 Days of Christmas Crafts Day 14

 

 

In the Hoop Star Quilt

Paper Piecing with Large Hoop embroidery Machine

Supplies

 large square hoop

  Eight 7“ by 9” background fabric

  Eight  51/2” by 7 ½ “ background fabric

 Eight 11” by 4” star fabric

Four 11” by 4” single star point fabric

  Piecedstar embroidery file

Four 14” by 14” square white muslin

Cut Fabric

Cut fabric and make four piles, one for each size

Step 1:

  Hoop muslin

 Sew out color 1, placement lines for single star point

Circled numbers indicate fabric number. All other numbers indicate stitching lines

  Place single star point fabric atop placement lines

Step 2

  Sew color 2, placement line for fabric 2

  Place fabric 2 face down on placement line

Step 3

Sew color 3, sew down line for fabric 2

Step 4

  Fold back fabric 2

  Sew color 4, placement line for fabric 3

 Place fabric 3 face down on placement

line

Step 5

Sew Color 5, sew down line for fabric 3

  Fold back fabric 3

Step 6

Sew color 6, placement line for fabric 4

Place fabric 4 face down on placement line

Step 7

 Sew color 7, sew down line for fabric 4

  Fold fabric 4 back and finger press

Step 8

Sew color 8, placement line for fabric 5

 Place fabric 5 face down on placement line

Step 9

  Sew color 9, sew down line for fabric 5

 Fold fabric 5 back and finger press

Step  10

  Sew color 10, placement line for fabric 6

  Place fabric 6 face down on placement line

Step 11

 Sew color 11, sew down line for fabric 6

Fold fabric 6 back and finger press

Step 12

  Sew color 12, placement line for fabric 7

 Place fabric 7 face down on placement line

Step 13

  Sew color 13, sew down for fabric 7

Fold back fabric 7

Step 14

Sew color 14, outline for paper pieced square

Sew 4 identical squares

 Pin squares together and sew, matching outline. Sew ¼” inside outline

Completed Star

Sew stars together

 To make a 36” by 36” baby quilt, sew two stars together, and then join them  so that you have four stars , two on top, and two below.

 Press seams in opposite directions

to reduce bulk

 Press quilt top

To create self-binding: Step 1

Cut a piece of flannel 10” larger than your quilt.

 For example, this quilt top is 36” by 36”

 I cut my flannel backing 46” by 46”

To create self-binding: Step 2

Follow this  excellent video guide to the self-binding process by Missouri Quilt Company

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqwdNqMZ8Ro

Ready to quilt!

Using your large square hoop and  magnetic clips, hoop the center section of your quilt. Choose the quilt design of your choice, and press start!

Quilt as many sections as you wish

  Experiment with some of the many designs available on your Embroidery Machine!


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