I am now on to machine quilting. I have done a little stitch-in-the-ditch before but never an all over quilt job. This is my first. I had to purchase a walking foot. I know, I have been don't this for how long and I have finally made the jump?
I have run into a few problems, questions, and maybe some concerns that you all can help me with.
First I didn't mark my lines for where I wanted to quilt. I wish I had, but I have never trusted that quilting pens will actually disappear when washed. Superstition I guess. I was thinking of getting the quilters caulk and trying that. What do you use, brand, and how have you liked it?
On the back of my quilt I got several pleats (puckers). Do I need to smooth more as I go? I had a nice taught taping before I pinned it together.
Overall I like what I have done. I changed my mind right after the start. I was going to do a big zigzag with varying widths echoing out. But it got a bit tedious with all the corners (3). I thought I had seen an attachment for a walking foot that you can adjust for doing just this type of quilting but I can't seem to find it. Do you know? So it turned into kind of a zigzag with sort of diamonds. I like the texture and I feel that the pattern isn't overpowering the quilt design. So far at least.
Linking with Amanda Jean.
Thanks for all your help,