This page will share Quilt Stitching by Shelly Videos, some of which are educational and/or instructional while others may be short videos I've shared on social media.
The following videos have been moved from the QSBS Video webpage to the L&P Collective community:
Kim Diamond's Zen Bee pattern, in a Use and Review video I created is available below as a teaser of the type of content you can expect in the L&P Collective.
Check out a few sneak-peek screenshots of the L&P Collective community spaces to see what's possible with a little creativity and the right tools. Whether your vibe is traditional quilts or those with bold and modern designs, the L&P Collective is sure to inspire you to take your quilting to the next level.
I have been wanting to longarm Kim Diamond's Zen Bee pattern for some time so decided to take advantage of a brief break between customer quilts in Feb. So I pulled out some ombre fabric I've had stashed and went for it. Now folks, I know that ombre fabric doesn't always photograph well because the brightest section can draw our eye to that specific part of the fabric, but I love these particular ombre colors so much that I quilted it as is because I also knew it was going on my studio wall, so I went for it.
I originally designed the background pattern as tiny honeycombs but it didn't take long to see that it was not the one. So I ripped out the few that I quilted and shifted gears to straight-line quilting to frame the Bee. I spaced the lines 1/3" apart.
Here's the deets: OMNI 40W Orange Glow thread, Quilters Dream 80/20 wool batting, Groz-Beckert 120/19 4.5 needle
and used 2.5 M-Class bobbins. Quilt is 40" x 30", SPI 13, Speed 8, stitch count of 63,087.
I shared a video about Kim's Posh Gobble quilting patterns a couple months ago, and in it I commented that Kim's quilting path is genius, and this pattern is no different. Even in this complicated and elaborate pattern, there is very little overstitching and how she draws and creates her quilting patterns means there are only necessary quilting nodes (e.g. not unnecessary, countless straight-line nodes on curved lines). Thank you Kim for your 25 years of quilting pattern experience.
Kim Diamond's digital pattern: https://sweetdreamsquiltstudio.com/bundles/zen-bee-bundle-p-26551.html
I have a Gammill Statler Stitcher to help me bring your (and my) quilts to life and it is comforting knowing that I can count on my Statler to deliver beautiful results.
5 Work From Home tips for professional longarmers by Shelly Moore of Quilt Stitching by Shelly.
I am sharing tips (for free!) that I remind myself to do daily, so maybe they'll help you too.
Read my Blog Article to see How to Make a Quilt in 24 Hours.
My 2023 wish for you and me.
Check it out...I longarmed five quilts that are in Stephanie Soebbing's (of Quilt Addicts Anonymous) new book: Fat Quarter Patchwork Quilts. It's always a pleasure being a part of Stephanie's team and I enjoy the journey each one of her quilts take me on.
Click on over to my Blog titled QSBS & Stephanie Soebbing of QAA for a few photos of the quilting for each project and have provided some fun links.