Getting to know the PFAFF Quilt Expression™ 4.2 by Jean Boyd April 17, 2017 written by Jean Boyd April 17, 2017 935 There’s always excitement when a new sewing machine lands on your doorstep. Last week I received a PFAFF Expression™ 4.2. Many thanks to Donna and Paul Taylor of Taylor Sewing Centre in Brockville for lending me this machine for my QUILTsocial blog posts. Be sure to check out Taylor’s web site to see all their PFAFF machines and quilting supplies. There’s always a bit of a learning curve when using a new machine, but I found this machine to be very user-friendly. I had no problem setting it up and starting to sew. The manual for the machine is easy to follow and has great illustrations. PFAFF Quilt Expression™ 4.2 Jennifer Houlden, another QUILTsocial blogger, reviewed this machine in 2014. She did a wonderful job of showing all the basics of the machine, so I’m not going to repeat what she has already done. But please, check out her excellent QUILTsocial blog posts at the following links: The PFAFF Quilt Expression™ out of the box Getting the Quilt Expression™ ready for the test drive Taking the Quilt Expression™ 4.2 for a test drive Quilting with the Quilt Expression™ 4.2 A variety of applique stitches on the Quilt Expression™ 4.2 Flip lid showing all the stitches There’s also good information on the PFAFF website. Be sure to check out these links: Feature highlight on the machine All the features on the Expression™ 4.2 (and there are a lot of them!) And here’s a link that everyone will love: Free quilt patterns from PFAFF I also discovered some very informative youtube videos for the Expression™ 4.2. Have a look at these as well. Pfaff Quilt Expression 4.2 Unboxing, Demonstration and Review. – YouTube Margaret from Sewing Machine Warehouse in Australia has unboxed the PFAFF Quilt Expression 4.2 and run through all it’s features and show you how to use it. … PFAFF Quilt Expression 4.2 – YouTube More tips and techniques for using the Quilt Expression 4.2 Be sure to come back tomorrow! I’m going to show you how I used the PFAFF Quilt Expression™ 4.2 to make some improv house blocks. You can use up some of those scraps you’ve been saving for a special project. These are fun blocks to make – you don’t have to measure – just cut and sew! Improv Houses used in my Hip Hop Houses quilt This is part 1 of 5 in this series. Go to part 2 : Improv quilting – what’s it all about? Print this page or save as a PDF 0qs151improv house blockspfaff FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditWhatsappTelegramEmail Jean Boyd Jean has been designing and publishing patterns since 1997. For the past several years she has been designing patterns for new fabric collections by Northcott Fabrics. Her work has been published in several magazines in both Canada and the United States. Jean holds a Fiber Arts Certificate in quilting and has taught extensively throughout Canada, including six national Quilt Canada conferences. She was named "Canadian Teacher of the Year" in 2003 by the Canadian Quilters Association and has won numerous awards for her quilts. previous post Do you rip or slice your seam apart? See the benefits of these 2 seam rippers next post Improv quilting – what’s it all about? YOU MAY ALSO LIKE... Machine quilting improv houses makes for a very... Using decorative stitches effectively to enhance a quilt... Making a house a home out of the... Improv quilting – what’s it all about? Binding a Place-mat is like Binding a Quilt Quilting the On-The-Go Place-mat Sewing the Fabric Pieces into a Place-mat, Part... Sewing Fabric Pieces into a Place-mat Easy Quilt Pattern: On-the-Go Place-mat Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.