Quick Answer: What is special about a quilting sewing machine?

Can I use a normal sewing machine for quilting?

The short answer to the question is YES you can. You can quilt with a regular sewing machine. … There are two ways you can do so: straight-line quilting with a walking foot or you may also quilt any design you wish with a free motion quilting foot.

When did machine quilting begin?

The art of quilting took a big leap forward in the mid-1800s with the development of the sewing machine. Though the early machines were hand or foot activated, they eliminated the need to hand stitch a quilt.

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