Making Quilt Blocks with my Embroidery Machine


Have you ever tried making quilt blocks on your embroidery machine?

This week I dug into my dresser of scraps and gave a quilt block embroidery design a try.


This design is called ‘Starburst’ and making these blocks involves folding fabric and then stitching it down – again and again. And then running the same design again and again to make each block.

I’m using my Janome Memory Craft 14000 because it has a big 9’’ square hoop so I can make 9’’ blocks.


I love how there will be so many different ways that I can arrange the blocks – if I make enough for a quilt.

But now after experimenting with this new design and different process for making quilt blocks – I’m not sure that I have the patience and desire to make 20+ more so I can sew them into a quilt.

Here’s the video I made to tell you about these blocks – and show you the MESS that I made when working on them.

Do you have an embroidery machine? Have you ever made quilt blocks with it? Tell me about it!



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