instruction for lining up pattern slides Seeing is understanding. CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE. View these slides to see how to align rows of MeadowLyon patterns. It’s so easy once you know how!
Tips for quilting with unique MeadowLyon patterns by Angela (the Quilter)
I welcome your own ideas, and will post them here. You may want to print these up and keep them handy, until you get the hang of working with these patterns.
I do not have IQ so I can’t tell you in Intelliquilter terms, but Linda Lawson has a video about lining up my Pictogram Patterns and you will find some excellent tips in that video. You can see it on Longarm Chat. http://longarmchat.com/index.cfm/event/Video.Home Click on the title to read some “nitty gritty” information that may […]
A. 2 ROWS INTERLOCKING WITH STRAIGHT ROLL as printed on paper rolls Alignment instructions: IT’S AS EASY AS “1 – 2 – 3” 1. After completing the first two rows across, lower your needle into any “dot” #1. Leaving the needle down, Advance (roll) the quilt into position for the next two rows across. 2. […]
A. ONE ROW INTERLOCKING WITH STRAIGHT ROLL as printed on paper rolls for patterns Grapes of Moldova, Russian Gold, etc. Alignment instructions: IT’S AS EASY AS “1 – 2 – 3” 1. After completing the first row across, lower your needle into any “dot” #1. Leaving the needle down, Advance (roll) the quilt into position […]
PICTOGRAM ALIGNMENT as printed on paper rolls Aligning MeadowLyon Pictograms: Congratulations! You’ve purchased a “Pictogram” – MeadowLyon’s unique 12 ft. non-repeating roll. You’ll have lots of pictorial material from which to choose. Its four panels can be arranged to create a scene, of sorts, on a wall hanging or small quilt. Also, extended rows can […]
1. EDGE TO EDGE PANTOGRAPH ALIGNMENT as printed on paper rolls Aligning MeadowLyon Patterns: This MeadowLyon continuous-line pattern can be repeated above or below itself to cover a quilt with Edge-to-Edge quilting. We recommend starting alternate rows in a different spot and on many patterns have indicated the place we recommend on the bottom edge […]
…using Wedding Bell Swag, Floral Medallion, Rosebud Striped border. etc. I’ve posted a Floral Wholecloth Layout with many of the floral patterns. Reading through the following directions (although specific for the three listed) will be helpful in planning your individualized quilt layout. The following instructions come with the Floral Medallion pattern but they may be […]
If you are transferring the designs to stitch on a home sewing machine or to embroider by hand you may find these methods helpful: CENTERING – MeadowLyon Block Patterns have “centering lines” for easy placement. I think the easiest way to find the center of a square is to draw lines with a disappearing marker […]
These instructions are for the 4 cut-up panels, put into a wall-hanging. I would suggest using a light colored fabric with as dark a thread as possible. Cutting: The pattern covers 36″ x 44″, so I cut the center area 37″ x 45″, and I use a 1/4″ seam allowance. I cut the borders 4 […]
This method is a compilation of things I have learned from others, adapted to my own style for what works for me. I hope it will work for you too. I am not associated in any way with APQS (American Professional Quilting Systems) except that I bought my machine from them, and I like it. […]