Subscribe to the newsletter and receive news, promotions and projects directly in your inbox. In the next step, we sew the second main seam in exactly the same way. Again with the needle in the center position, use the ¼” mark on the sole to quilt lines ¼” apart. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. It’s now time to get out of the ditch and turn your hand to free-motion quilting. The formula is this: 25.4 divided by the metric length of the stitch such as 2.5 equals the number of stitches per inch. I have completed several collage quilts which requires a great deal of thread painting. Once the thread has been selected, we are ready to start quilting on the sewing machine. Nina McVeigh and Hayley Grzych give you tips for using your walking foot and recommendations for books that feature straight line quilting. So, you want to quilt a quilt on your home machine with your Walking Foot #50. So I would recommend the newcomers among you to use a thin batting. These cookies do not store any personal information. I have put on my quilting gloves, put the quilt under the foot, pulled up the lower thread and am ready to quilt. The stitch even looks great from the back. The backing fabric and the batting are cut larger than the top because the top moves around during quilting and the batting  shrinks. I am delighted to show you today how to bring your mini quilt to life. Depending on the machine, this can be done by pressing the needle up/down button twice, using the handwheel or very carefully making a stitch with the foot control. Each quilter has their own designs that they like to use. I had a 1008 and a compatible walking foot. YouTube is full of ideas, instructions, and inspiration for free-motion quilting. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. In my case, I have used small circles, but you could also use a meander or another pattern. This way to the community: Community section Sugaridoo-Quilt-Along. For quilting that's different because you are basically looking at home dec type bulk so a stitch length of 3 is nice if you are stitching in the ditch or even 3.5 length… Is the BSR compatible with the Bernina 350? If you want to put in even more pins, you can do so. This is my 3rd Bernina purchase! When you reach the letter “e” at the end of the lettering, you can quilt back along the tops of the letters. Thanks for checking, It’s true! All you have to do is think about the design you wish to create. With enough passes across the quilt, rows of stitching are eventually about every 1-2″. Did you notice that the ditch is on the other side on this seam? The upper and lower thread form a knot with each stitch. I purchased the 770 QE about 2 weeks ago I used the BSR once and now when I plug in the BSR the screen does not change to the BSR screen. To ensure that the quilt always has plenty of space under the free arm of the machine, you can roll it up or fold it. Stitch length minimum: 1.05 mm (24 Stitches per inch) Stitch length maximum: 25.4 mm (1 Stitch per inch) User profiles: 5 BSR has 2 modes. Mode 2 is used for curvy designs and ruler work. Contribute and be creative! So I will keep making blog posts and videos until the very last stitch on our quilt is done. When you come to the end of the seam, take out the middle safety pin so that the fabric can expand. Using optical encoders mounted to your quilting frame, it actively changes the speed of the sewing machine as you move it to help maintain uniform stitch length throughout the quilting project. The average machine quilting stitch length chosen is between 10 and 11 stitches per inch. Pierce through all three layers. The BERNINA Stitch Regulator, an exclusive free motion tool, provides for free motion sewing with consistent stitch lengths at variable sewing speeds. You can buy a special presser foot for your 770 that will allow you to do ruler work! In the first step, we sew along the right main seam of the quilt. For quilting the stitch length generally should be longer – 2.5 – 3.5 mm. You often hear a “pop” sound. There is a port to plug in the foot on the later models that your Artista 180 does not have. Set the stitch length as preferred for a variety of quilting styles. I’ll say it again, the thread tension MUST be adjusted during quilting. With the needle, pull the thread until the knot disappears into the quilt. Because the feed dog is down, I have to guide and move the quilt sandwich from now on. Presser Feet I kept the stitch length at 2.5 mm. If you don’t have any at home, you can use normal safety pins. These three soles will allow you to create endless projects from quilting to thread painting. The rapid stitch rate (up to 1000 stitches/minute) of quilting over fabric and batting … I understand that BERNINA will process my comments as well as my first and last name for publication and direct marketing purposes and link these to information collected by BERNINA for direct marketing purposes or information derived from the comments (such as captions, tags). It has given me the confidence to tackle FMQ…..but I am disappointed that I cannot do ruler work while using the BSR. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. This makes absolutely no difference here. The stitches are on the quilting menu of some BERNINA models, Stitches #196, #197 and #198. Some of the designs using rulers are fabulous and I wish I could give them a try. Remove the safety pins whenever one is in your way. Happy Anniversary and thanks for having a sale. Get in touch with your local BERNINA store. Hello. All three articles will remain permanently available on the blog, so you’re not under any time pressure. Well great, that means nothing to you if you are a beginner. And that was it – my bag was complete! I would love that Bernina develops a BSR foot for rulerwork on the 5 and 7 series. Heather Thomas explains what a good stitch length should be, shows you how to achieve it as well as shows examples of stitch lengths that are too long and too short. I haven’ t used it in a good while. All you have to do is think about the design you wish to create. This time we don’t start at the edge of the quilt, but in the middle. When the needle comes back up, you can pull the upper thread and pull up the lower thread. Before sitting down at the sewing machine and starting to quilt, we have to choose the thread color. I know you would really enjoy the larger throat space. I learned this way of working across a quilt from BERNINA Ambassador Christa Watson and she gets a little bit more … This technology earned BERNINA the “Best Innovator” award from A.T. Kearney. It is easy and fun and i cant wait to get started each day and see what can be created, Sounds like you are going to do great things. It is no longer moved forward automatically. Before you start the next row, check the back and secure all the threads that are in the quilt. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Here too, there are double lines, which I have shown in gray: This row is a bit challenging because you have to quilt in the same direction again and, depending on the size of your sewing machine to the right of the needle, it can be quite a squeeze. At the end of the Sugaridoo BERNINA quilt along. The attached BSR foot will take care of the consistent stitch length for you. I quilted these at the end using free-motion stitch in the ditch. To do this, put the needle through the loop of the knot and insert it into the quilt at the starting point. It is ideal for patchwork and precision sewing. The closed toe sole is similar to a daring foot with the needle in the center and visible. Now you can cut the thread very short, and you have created a beautifully neat top and back. It was originally intended for quilters, but today it can easily be used as an artist’s tool, using either a straight stitch or a zigzag stitch, to create thread painting, landscape quilting and so much more! BERNINA sewing machines have a thread tension range of 1 – 10. You can make full use of this range. BERNINA The fact that we stitch in the ditch means that the thread is not visible and we can quilt two or more times over it. This range works quite well for a majority of machine quilting but there are always exceptions when you make a rule. Denise. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. The 11 needle positions and stitch length and width can be customized individually. You want to join the Sugaridoo-Quilt-Along? Unless I am mistaken I don’t think rulers can be utilized when using my BSR on my Bernina 770. It offers stitches of the same length even at different speeds. BERNINA Stitch Regulator, Everything You Need to Know, Passiflora Quilt Along, Part 3: Round One Medallion, BERNINA Stitch Regulator: Three Soles, Three Roles. I understand that my inquiries may be answered by email. Then you can come back here and quilt your top following the instructions below. If I had chosen to quilt with a design that had points or corners in the design, such as leaves or flowers, I would have used BSR 1 because the needle moves all the time and that would allow me to get the extra stitch in each point. Any help would be appreciated. Together with Irene from Sugaridoo you sew a colorful Mystery-Quilt. We are looking forward to your pictures! The seams shown below are quilted in exactly the same way. Please feel free to copy and use our banner on your blog or your social media profiles. Always sew in the same direction and stitch in the ditch. We then reset the machine for free-motion quilting. To do this, place the quilt under the walking foot and stitch in the ditch along the entire seam. I am thinking of upgrading but no decisions made…which is too bad knowing the specials that are running but I am not quite there. The guide on the BERNINA Patchwork Foot #57 aids in sewing precise straight lines. A quilt sandwich always consists of a backing fabric, batting and a top. Take a look at the back, which is always a highlight for me. Denise. Hello @quiltinggheeghee, if you are bringing your B 440 QE in for regular servicing this spring, be sure to bring in your BSR foot as well. Now hold both threads in your left hand and start sewing. The stitch length depends on how quickly I sew and move the quilt. Finally, put more safety pins in between to prevent the top from moving as much as possible. The foot has had an update or two in the past but it has been a long time ago. It doesn’t matter what type of material you use. Now is also the time to talk about thread tension. That makes us really happy. For this, we stabilize the middle part of the quilt again with safety pins. People often start with a meander, then they learn to quilt circles and swirls, and maybe even a feather, so everyone is at a different level. My first try @ quilting and appliqué.[/caption]. You can remove the safety pins in the middle, as the quilt is now well secured. To make the zippered tote, I used my BERNINA 770 QE to quilt the two sides of the bag. However, if you are working with the BERNINA 880 PLUS, the feed dog will automatically lower when the BSR is plugged into the machine. Do I use the bsr instead of a walking foot or do I need a compatible walking foot? The third and very useful sole is a large transparent circle that will help you glide over bulky seams or high loft battings. The BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulator keeps the stitch length consistent even at variable stitching speeds. Learn how to convert stitches per inch to mm. When you come to the double lines, quilt one line upwards, stop with the needle down, turn the quilt 180° and quilt back the other way. To integrate this banner into your blog help yourself with the prepared source code. This post is part eight in a series celebrating 125 years of the BERNINA Company. How do I know what my free motion quilting stitch length should be- is a very common question when it comes to free motion quilting. If you don’t have these stitches, keep reading and I will show you a similar stitch that is on all BERNINA machines. You are the proud owner of a BERNINA sewing machine and want to show that? Any thoughts? Take some time to admire your work before you continue with the top row of houses. Using the BSR will save you many hours of practice trying to get your free motion stitches even. Place the first bag side under the foot with Needle Stop Down engaged and begin to move the fabric as you quilt. The new BERNINA Q 16 has more throat space than your domestic, a spacious 16 inches. Enjoy big quilting art work even with smaller space. I am beginning to have problems with the BSR working correctly. Pair it with a foldable, height-adjustable table and the Q 16 meets and exceeds all your small space, big quilting needs. I’m having a hard time saying goodbye to this wonderful quilting adventure. Wondering it the same one I have fits other machines? Each blog post introduces a new series of the quilt. The thread then sinks into the ditch where it is no longer visible. Woohoo. You could spray baste or pin baste the layers together. Instructions like that meant that I had 15 quilt tops at home and no finished quilts. Now the quilt gets some TLC. However, the quilt is now stable enough that you can fold, roll, bunch or otherwise squash it without any problem. I understand not wanting a new machine. The foot helps you with free-motion quilting and sewing with a zigzag or straight stitch. Today we’ll be making all the rows the same length, cut our sashing and assemble the quilt top. With the BERNINA Q 16 and Q 20 sit-down model free-motion quilting is child's play. If you already have experience with quilting instructions, then you have probably already had occasions when the last sentence of the instructions says: quilt as desired. Take the quilt away, stroke it down well, secure the safety pin back in the same place and check the back to see if everything is still nice and smooth. View … Cut out the backing fabric so it measures 20 in x 14 in (51 cm x 36 cm) and the batting  so it measures 19 in x 13 in (48 cm x 33 cm). It also depends on the thickness of the quilt and what batting you use, what thread you use. Check the back again to see if everything still looks good. Mode 1 is used for designs with points and corners. So each time I make adjustments to the stitch width or length, I will sew a row every 8″ (or stitch one pass per row of blocks) so they’re evenly spaced, and then start over with a new adjusted stitch. Optional machine accessories . When the red light on foot is on, the BSR will stitch when the fabric is moved. My machine setup for free motion with BERNINA Stitch Regulator. You should check it out at your local dealer and see how much fun the BSR is and how easy it is to get your stitch even when doing freemotion stitching. Attach the BSR foot and plug the jack into the port provided on the machine. The open sole is much like a free motion embroidery foot with even more visibility. Mini Quilt, patchwork, Patchwork instruction (1), quilting (26). So play around with your machine a bit to get a feel for where the knot is at various thread tensions, until you find a good thread tension where the knot is inside the quilt sandwich. For me, this means that I do one design after another, whatever catches my fancy, and I tend to use my favorite designs. Use your favorite bag pattern to trim bag sides and then insert the zipper. Stitch length and width can be altered almost effortlessly via the easy-to-use LCD display of the BERNINA 550 QE, while you have full control over all the stitch properties – including 11 different needle positions. With the next row, we finish off the bottom row of houses. The quilt pattern says use a stitch length of 12, your machine has 2.0, 2.5, 3.0--but no '12'. But when I seen all the updates n 12″ throat space of the 880, I was sold. To do this, place the quilt under the walking foot and stitch in the ditch along the entire seam. I would therefore like to show you how I start sewing when quilting: When quilting, the lower thread is always pulled up at the beginning. Thanks, Bernina Stitch Regulator; Bernina 770 QE is loaded with the popular Bernina stitch regulator. It’s one of the best long arm machines. Use the Foot Control or the Start/Stop button to start stitching. I’ve seen some used ones for sale, but it’s hard to tell if it would work with my machine. Start by making your sewing machine do its job–creating a well-balanced stitch. We recommend to see your BERNINA store for a recommendation of BERNINA presser feet and accessories that are compatible with your new machine. First, secure the top right corner with a safety pin. Now we stabilize the sandwich with curved safety pins. Ultimately, it doesn’t matter what design you quilt, only that you fill the background evenly. Thanks so much for checking and happy quilting, The best way to see what the thread will look like is to unwind some and put it onto the top. Built-in BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) for perfect stitches The new BERNINA Q 16 has more throat space than your domestic, a spacious 16 inches. I really don’t want to buy a whole new Bernina right now, just the Bernina Stitch Regulator. Denise. Copyright © 2008-2020 BERNINA International AG | System powered by Inpsyde. This knot should be inside the quilt sandwich. If so, it is best to go to Part 1 of the instructions, where we started the project by sewing the rows of houses. Attach BERNINA Patchwork Foot #37/37D or BERNINA Patchwork Foot w/guide #57/57D. The next step is to quilt the bottom row of houses. I have an older Bernina 1008 with stitch length settings from 0 to 5...what stitch length would you choose for machine quilting? After the fabric was pieced, it was sandwiched with the backing and batting. Your email address will not be published. The BERNINA Stitch Regulator foot is only capable with later model machines. These are special quilting pins that have been specially made for pinning quilts together. 1/4” mark For threads with sparkle or shine, use a longer stitch length. The color on the spool can very often be deceptive. Thanks to numerous innovations, the BERNINA 550 QE’s extensive stitch package can be perfectly adapted to your sewing project. I am so glad you are enjoying your 440. With the needle in the center position, running the edge of the foot along a line will yield lines ½” apart. With your left hand, hold the upper thread lightly. In the first step, we sew along the right main seam of the quilt. I recently bought the 770qe which came with a bsr. Are you new here? Stitching in the ditch means that we do not sew on the ridge, but in the lower part next to it, while also keeping as close to the ridge as possible. The walking foot helps to ensure that the top part of the quilt is fed in correctly and does not become distorted. I used cotton fabric for both the piecing and the backing, and used 100% cotton batting. I start in the middle and quilt around the bottom parts of the letters from “a” to “e”. Join the Sugaridoo Quilt Along! This feature comes standard with the unit. There are 25.4 millimeters in one inch. Moreover, they can be memorized permanently and temporarily in the memory of your sewing unit. The BERNINA Patchwork Foot features special markings and a straight stitch opening. I will be watching lots of tutorials when I return from vacation. With the newly found thread tension, we now go back to the actual quilt. up and back. Sign up for the BERNINA blog newsletter and stay informed about our latest blog posts, freebies and much more! Minimum stitch length: 24 stitches per inch / 1.05 mm: Maximum stitch length: 1 stitch per inch / 25.4 mm: Color touchscreen: 4.3” (109 mm) Illumination of the full length of the free arm: 50 LEDs: Threader: Thread tension: Electronically/digitally adjustable: Presser foot lift: Electronic You are welcome to copy this banner and use it on your blog or social media channels. Due to the distance between the needle and presser foot bar of the 1008 and the 770, Walking foot compatible with the BERNINA 1008 cannot be used with newer machines that are equipped with a needle threader. I plan to take the machine and the BSR back to the dealer tomorrow…I’m really disappointed! I set up my BERNINA 350 PE as follows: The walking foot helps to ensure that the top part of the quilt is fed in correctly and does not become distorted. The thread tension may change slightly, depending on the design and sewing speed, and can or may need to be adjusted. The Quilter’s Cruise Control ®, proudly made in the USA, is a stitch length regulator for use with many short-arm quilting frames.It plugs directly into your sewing machine’s foot pedal port. If you want a particular design to stand out, you can quilt it a little bigger and the eye will immediately be drawn to it. Register now for free and become part of the BERNINA community. Im a brand new quilter and have used the BSR to get started. Remember the equation: Perfect Tension +Even Stitch Length = The Perfect Quilting Stitch. I used quilting foot #29 for quilting because I am very familiar with it and feel very comfortable with it, but there are many other feet (see material list) that are well-suited for this. I like to work with thread that matches the fabric because that way, the texture of the pattern comes into its own rather than the thread. When sewing along the edge of the quilt, you can sew at a distance of 1/8 in (3 mm) from the edge so that the seam is later covered by the binding. Welcome to the last part of the instructions. We use cookies to improve your experience. I then folded the bag in half and stitched the sides and bottom. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. First, we quilt around the letters to secure them. For me, that’s what quilting does: it breathes life into a top. If the knot is on the back of the quilt, the thread tension is too low and needs to be increased. Topics to this post As you can see in the image, there is also a line that is quilted twice, i.e. The errors are also much less visible :-). This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. When I finished that first section, I started quilting on the red background fabric portion using a wavy line. It’s one of my favorite features so far. And will be using the BSR for the first time. To secure the threads neatly, proceed as follows: take both threads and make a loop for a knot. The quilt is taking shape and is already very well secured. I plan on free quilting with it. I tried to quilt as many seams as possible in one go. Now thread the thread into the needle, insert it into the starting point and pass the needle through the batting in the middle of the quilt. The Bernina 530 quilting and sewing unit deliver the perfect power for your sewing tasks. if you want to publish pictures via the comment function, please log in to the blog first. Pair it with a foldable, height-adjustable table and the Q 16 meets and exceeds all your small space, big quilting needs. Copyright © 2008-2020 BERNINA International AG | System powered by Inpsyde. The Bernina Q24 is the first longarm quilting machine with 24 inches of quilting space from the needle to the back of the unit. I would suggest a quick visit to your local BERNINA dealer and they will show you all machine that are compatible. Place the backing fabric on a table with the right (nice) side facing down. BSR – BERNINA Stitch Regulator The BERNINA Stitch Regulator is a world-first. The BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulator is simple to activate and simple to customize using the machine’s touch screen. Batting (made of cotton, polyester, wool, soya, … or a mixture of these), Quilting foot (e.g. Take a quick look at the back to make sure the backing fabric is also tight and is not wrinkled. The attached BSR foot will take care of the consistent stitch length for you. When you plug in the BSR, the machine screen will prompt you to drop the feed dog. You can quilt backwards, to the right, to the left, and forwards, so you never have to turn the sandwich. The BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulator keeps the stitch length consistent even at variable stitching speeds. Shop now at Sewing Machines Plus The front of the model is where all the necessary features like the threading path, handwheel, controls, and thread stand are located. Move the knot as close as possible to the quilt using a needle. The quilt now looks like this: The quilt is now stabilized enough for me to finally start on the design. I have to make payments, but it’s worth it. The prepared source code will help you to integrate the banner into your blog. I just purchased B770 Quilters Edition. The recommended stitch length for machine quilting is 2.5 to 3.0 which is basically 8 – 12 stitches per inch. Using the BSR will save you many hours of practice trying to get your free motion stitches even. The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) is compatible with many BERNINA sewing machines today. I used BSR Mode 2 to complete this project because I was quilting with soft curves and running lines. I just ordered a B535! No matter what design you want to quilt, the most important thing is to have fun. Denise. You can bridge the big gap from “y” to “h” with your favorite quilt design. #29, #24, #73, BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)). Unfortunately the BSR is not compatible with the 350. Choose between three stitch regulation modes, including a basting mode or a fully manual mode. Despite using the walking foot, the fabric is pushed forward a little and must now be given space. To make sure this doesn’t happen to you with this quilt, I’m going to show you step by step how to quilt our top. Make sure the needle does not come out through the back. BERNINA: Straight Line Quilting with BERNINA Walking Foot Posts On: October 19, 2018. It should be fun and enjoyable. Thank You. It’s incredible how much work goes into making such a small quilt :-). I love my BSR for this technique. Now quilt the second side from the middle outwards, and your mini quilt is almost done. If working on lofty batting or thick seams you may want to reduce the presser foot pressure. Try not to turn the quilt sandwich. You can now topstitch the quilt all the way around 3 mm (1/8 in) from the edge to make it easier to bind and then trim it. The important thing with the BSR is to set your stitch length, which doesn’t usually matter for free-motion quilting. I do believe that the BSR that came with your 440 will work with other machines that are BSR compatible. I am happy to explain the term “stitch in the ditch” to you: it’s best if you can visualize it. Don’t forget the spaces inside some of the letters, like the “e”, “a” and “o”. Stroke the quilt flat before pinning the top left corner. As for are they all the same, yes they are. Then continue with Part 2 of the instructions, where we sewed on the appliqué letters. Hi Kathleen, Now you have to make a stitch so that the lower thread is pulled up. If the knot is on top of the quilt, the thread tension is too high and needs to be lowered. Thanks, I've always thought that a longer stitch looked more like hand quilting but I've seen recommendations for 2.5 to 3 which, to me, seems a bit short. Happy Quilting. ? Yesterday, we discussed what the perfect quilting stitch looks like. You can copy it and paste it at the desired place in your blog. That’s it for my three-part workshop. ?????? The BSR with three different soles ensures free-motion stitching with a consistent stitch length, even at variable sewing speeds – making free-motion quilting wonderfully easy. I can view additional information in the Data Privacy Statement. How can I know if a BSR will work on my machine? Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. With the patented BERNINA stitch regulator, you can achieve very precise and consistent stitches in freehand quilting. The formula is this: 25.4 divided by the metric length of the stitch such as 2.5 equals the number of stitches per inch. We can also sew the top row in one go. To quote the motto of Angela Walters, one of my favorite quilters: “A finished quilt is better than a perfect quilt top.”. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. This will be the bottom of the bag. I was comfortable with my Bernette 92C. THE EXTRAS THAT MAKE THINGS EASIER, FASTER, MORE CREATIVE. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Using your left hand, carefully guide the knot to the tip of the needle and pull it tight. The little windows on the rows of houses are still missing. Then place the batting onto it, followed by the top. When you finish, do not cut off the thread because we are going to continue quilting. After completing the quilting on the one bag side, I then completed the quilting on the other side of the bag in the same way. So before you start quilting on the actual quilt, test your thread tension on a test sandwich made with the same materials. Adorable quilt with beautiful quilting. Each post will bring you a little more of the history of BERNINA, along with modern inspiration. The BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulator is simple to activate and simple to customize using the machine’s touch screen. Click here to create your free account. Choose between three stitch regulation modes, including a basting mode or a fully manual mode. Quilt Menu Stitches. BERNINA Corporate Blog - top news of the world's leading manufacturer of sewing machines and quilting machines. 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