Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the dual feed foot on the Dreamweaver XE to do in-the-ditch and serpentine machine quilting on our modern baby quilt. Today I’m using another decorative stitch to do more machine quilting.
I still have the dual feed foot attached to the machine and the grayed out stitches on the screen show that all of the stitches in this section can’t be used with this presser foot. Since I want to use the cute little kite stitch – 6-078 – I will have to attach a different presser foot.
Once I unplug the dual feed foot, the display screen on the Dreamweaver XE shows that the correct presser foot for the selected stitch is foot “N”.
So, I remove the dual feed foot and attach foot “N” to the machine.
Since I’ve already done a lot of machine quilting on the quilt using the dual feed foot, I don’t need to worry too much about the layers shifting as I quilt using the “N” foot.
I select the kite stitch, activate the laser pointer and get ready to stitch.
Here’s a video that I made showing the steps to follow:
Machine quilting with decorative stitches using the Dreamweaver XE from Brother – YouTube
Here’s a close-up of the kite stitch used to machine quilt across the diagonal of each of the snowball blocks. I think it looks SO cute!!
Here it is – the machine quilting is finished. The Dreamweaver XE made this so easy to quilt!
Now that the quilting is done, tomorrow we can trim and bind the baby quilt. See you then for our last post of the week.
This is part 4 of 5 in this series.
Go back to part 3: Machine quilting with a serpentine stitch
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