Bill Locke

Quilter/Stitcher, Designer, Teacher, Blogger.

With a passion for all that is “stitchy”, my goal is to share that passion with you though fun designs, informative and exciting lectures, trunk shows and workshops.

Growing up next door to my paternal grandparents, I had the fantastic opportunity of sitting day after day watching my grandmother stitching away on her vintage White machine. She would often give me scraps and encourage me to be creative. Her creative spirit is the one that comes alive in me every day.

My designs offer various techniques including regular piecing, foundation piecing, hand and machine applique as well as wool applique; catering to all levels.

I create and have fun in my Montreal Studio-Quilt Shop, where I aim to bring you fun designs, exciting fabrics, notions and all kinds of stitching goodies.

At Bill Locke Designs, stitching is definitely a passion where my goal is to keep you in stitches by unlocking your creativity and inspire you to stitch.

Machine applique 101 on THE Dream Machine 2

Thank you for joining me this week as I explore THE Dream Machine 2 starting with its very basic capabilities. This is a machine that can sew, quilt and embroider to a phenomenal level. Follow QUILTsocial in the months that follow as we highlight THE Dream Machine 2’s creative features, quilting and embroidery…

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