Small Machine Strategies
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You can quilt it yourself! See our best tips for finishing your quilt on a domestic sewing machine.
Projects + Techniques
Easily manage any size quilt by machine quilting in sections.
Marti  Michell
Marti Michell
Learn five machine-quilting methods while tackling a common challenge: how to quilt large projects on your home sewing machine!
Ann Petersen
Ann Petersen
Quilting bed-sized projects on your home machine doesn't have to be a king-sized chore! Learn foolproof methods for conquering this common challenge.
Ann Petersen
Ann Petersen
Quilters, do you usually do your quilting on a small machine, a midarm or a longarm? If you said a small machine, you are not alone! Many, many quilters regularly quilt large quilts (queen, king and larger!) on a domestic machine.
Lindsay Conner
The quilt-as-you-go method is a quilting technique that is exactly what it sounds like — you quilt as you go along. So, as you are piecing your fabric together, you are also quilting the quilt. It is a great technique to use on table runners, pot holders and other small projects that you would like to make quickly. It works best with piecing that is done by adding one strip to the next.
Carolina Moore
Quilt-as-you-go and strip piecing go together like bread and butter. Once you learn these two quilting skills, it's easy to combine them into all kinds of projects, including this strip-pieced pillow project!
Lindsay Conner
Machine quilting is simple when you've got the right tools for the job. Join designer Kelly Ashton as she walks you through everything from batting, basting and marking to sewing machine feet. Then, look at the ins and outs of how your sewing machine works, and what tools to use so you can quilt your next project with ease.
Kelly Ashton
Kelly Ashton
Shop Kits
  • The Cloth Parcel’s exciting new design features dynamic, vibrant prints from Boundless Looking Glass with patterns inspired by honeycombs, florals, and constellations. You’ll practice piecing on point and using setting triangles in this perfectly manageable project—with outsized results!
  • Joy to all and peace on earth! This country-rustic quilt by Kristin Gassaway combines traditional piecing and applique to add some extra heart to your holiday. Using variable stars, two-patches, and flying geese, this homey design is perfectly sized for a wall hanging. The kit comes with all of the Hillside Holiday Pines fabrics needed.
  • These thoughtfully designed patchwork pillows boast a French cottage coziness. With a variable star center and simple pieced blocks, this design is easily made with precut 5” squares. This kit features our Boundless Chateau collection and comes with all of the fabrics you’ll need to complete two 20” pillows.
  • Nothing brings a beautiful dinner spread to life like a quilted table runner. Bon Appetit features scrappy fabrics from Boundless Collage Cafe Spice collection with a deep accent fabric that pulls it all together. With this kit, you'll have all of the fabrics you'll need to make the runner top, binding, and backing.
  • Looking to learn a new technique in efficiency? Longarm quilter and pattern designer Krystal Jakelwicz has a genius method for quilting four placemats at once! These timeless fabrics are all you need— along with Krystal’s thorough instructions to show you the way.
  • Our Falling Ombre quilt is one of those designs that’s simple to make, yet striking when finished. With easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams, this minimalist pattern lets the ombre effect shine through, thanks to four progressing shades of Boundless Solid fabric. Bonus: this wall hanging comes together quickly enough to make in just a weekend!
  • Stitch together precut charm squares to give your dinner table a stunning accent! This runner by Christine Stainbrook is perfect for quilters of all levels. Your kit includes all of the fabrics you’ll need to finish the runner top, backing, and binding.
  • Flying geese and half-square triangle units is all it takes to create this gorgeous, bursting Variable Star table runner. Full color instructions walk you through construction of each basic unit. Pull it together with simple borders and gentle quilting, and you'll proudly display this runner on your table in no time at all. This kit features fabrics from Boundless Cour De Fleur and comes with all the fabrics you'll need for the quilt top, binding, and backing.
Shop Supplies
  • Everyone knows that black and white is the epitome of chic, but what about the shades in between? This Park Avenue fabric collection ushers greyscale into the Gilded Age with elegant prints that work with any home palette. Now in fabric by the yard!
  • Lightweight, flexible and soft, Warm & Natural's cotton batting can't be beat! Made from 87.5 % cotton fibers and 12.5% Polypropylene, each piece is needle punched to prevent tearing, shifting or migrating. Choose from a range of sizes, and use this high-quality batting for quilting, crafting and anything else you can dream up!
  • This collection of intricate hand-drawn prints was inspired by nature, perfect for breathing life into any project! Take your pick of cuts in a wide array of earthly prints and hues.
  • These royal rotary cutters are as cute as they are in high quality! Featuring a contoured handle for comfortable cutting, grooves to help prevent finger slippage and a 45mm blade, this radiant cutter is a must for your stash.
  • Step inside a garden of brilliant blooms! Soft and feminine, these fresh floral prints are blooming with color. Vibrant purple hues and natural green tones provide a popular palette that plays well with anything.
  • Ordinary rulers, step aside! Once you try Olfa Frosted Acrylic Ruler, now available in four sizes, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it. These non-slip rulers make fabric cutting stable and safe, and each features bold numbering clearly visible on both light and dark fabric. Left- and right-handed users alike will enjoy using this ruler for quilting and crafting projects of all types, including squaring pieced blocks, cutting Fat Quarter pieces and creating templates for pillow tops and simple square patchwork designs.
  • Just like its musical namesake, the Boundless Rhapsody Batiks collection features a dynamic range of moods, colors, and tones. With Spark, there are bright warm tones accented with purple and blue details. With Harmony, there is a contrast of emerald jewel tones against strong pink hues.
  • Protect your work area and extend the life of your rotary blades with Olfa Rotary Mats! Choose from four sizes and enjoy the convenience of these handy mats, which feature bright yellow guidelines and a non-slip back to make cutting easier and safer.
  • Craftsy Pima Thread 50wt Spool 1200 Yards
  • Bring the outside in with an array of vivid hues inspired by nature — from light and bright to deep and dark.
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