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Best of Both Worlds
Get ready to be wowed by Linda V. Taylor's latest Best of Both Worlds creation. Linda turns a cross-stitched top into a quilted masterpiece. She fills in her computerized designs with freehand quilting including curls, lines, leaves, feathers and fleathers in this cross stitched quilt.
Hocus Pocus! It’s a special Halloween episode of the Best of Both Worlds. Linda V. Taylor takes advantage of the ability to combine unique patterns in CreativeStudio to create a spooky design for this festive quilt. Watch how she creates borders and sashings with special text messages. And, she edits and splits patterns using Nodes. Linda uses her applique helper to quilt around the intricate embroidery and fills in with hand-guided designs.
Linda V. Taylor shows us how she quilts this fun Party quilt using her Gammill Elevate, an introductory computerization available for Gammill machines. Linda demonstrates many features of the Elevate and then fills in with freehand, combining the Best of Both Worlds!
Linda V. Taylor continues work on her reversible minky bedspread. In part two, she completes side two of the bedspread using a panel. Then, she creates beautiful shams using a tree pattern and the rubber stamp tool CreativeStudio.
Linda Taylor quilts a striped minky bed quilt in this episode of the Best of Both Worlds. Linda shows how she structures and assembles the quilt and matching shams on her longarm. She shows us how she builds and combines the computerized patterns in CreativeStudio to match her outdoorsy fabric.
Linda V. Taylor combines freehand and computerized quilting to complete this Wool Sheep quilt.
She shows us how she freehanded her digitized pattern, Delectable Mountain with curves, feathers and curls. Using her Statler, she draws a boundary, places patterns, draws text, combines patterns and sets sew order to have a consistent pattern throughout the quilt. She finishes the sheep using her applique helper and different styles of meandering to create the texture of wool.
In episode 53 of the Best of Both Worlds, Linda V. Taylor finishes the quilt, Trees for the Forest. Linda shows us 10 different hand guided designs and techniques to quilt the trees.
Linda V. Taylor makes the trees pop in this quilt using the tools in CreativeStudio and her Statler. She uses the trim feature so that the overall stitching skips over the trees. She customizes the quilt with a quote along the border using the text feature in CS7. She finishes the quilt with an extra special touch by placing the name on a quilt sleeve by reversing the text.
Linda Taylor mixes freehand quilting and computerized designs to complete a Radiant Star quilt. She hand guides continuous curves and geometric meandering to create a simple design with lots of texture. This completes the complex computerized designs she creates by combining patterns in CreativeStudio 7.1.
Linda V. Taylor continues work on her Radiant Star. She shows us how to hand-guide creative peacock feathers. She then uses CreativeStudio to customize digital patterns and completes her quilt with techniques that are the best of both worlds.
Do you avoid using your afghans for fear that they might wear out? Linda Taylor shows us how to use a longarm and minky backing to preserve our afghan treasures.
Linda Taylor works on completing a Hunter Star quilt with a minky backing. Linda demonstrates how to place and fit patterns using CreativeStudio and her Statler. She mixes in freehand feathers and records the patterns to complete the Hunter Star.
Linda Taylor demonstrates freehand and computerized quilting techniques and records a custom design in this episode of the Best of Both Worlds. She shows us how to build a boundary to design the blocks in this 8-point star quilt. Next, she records the quilting of her Linda's Egyptian Curl Design and adds feathers for a custom design that she can repeat in other parts of the quilt. She finishes the quilt with a free-hand border. Visit Gammill.com/robins-star for more information about this episode.
You asked and they answered! Get to know Andrew Weaver and Michelle Weaver, General Manager and Owner of Gammill, in this special episode of the Best of Both Worlds with host Linda Taylor. Learn more about the Weavers and their vision for Gammill's future.
Gammill owners Andrew and Michelle Weaver join host Linda Taylor to use skills and tools from the Elevate and CreativeStudio 7. They create borders with the Elevate. Then they work together to digitize a pattern from a drawing using CreativeStudio 7.0 and stitch it out using the Elevate.
Linda V. Taylor uses the Statler and hand-guided techniques to quilt a hand cross stitch quilt. She quilts the border using the Statler. Then, she shows how she plans out the hand-guided quilting to fill in around the embroidery and demonstrates quilting design ideas. Statler techniques include rubber stamp. placing patterns, handles.
Linda Taylor is working on a nine-patch quilt with embroidery. She demonstrates how to efficiently stabilize the nine patch without starts and stops and easy techniques for quilts with embroidery. Other techniques: Applique helper, templates and rulers, cross hatching
Best of Both Worlds Linda Taylor tackles an antique Double Wedding Ring quilt using both computerized and hand-guided techniques. Watch as she shows tips for quilting tops with lots of fullness.
This episode of Linda Taylor's Best of Both Worlds features Gammill Quilt Artist Jodi Robinson. Jodi shows us how she uses stencils as a framework for her modern quilting designs.
Gammill Quilt Artist Jodi Robinson demonstrates different ways to use stencils in this new episode of the Best of Both Worlds. She breaks down complex designs into simple steps.
Gammill Certified Instructor Karen Farnsworth and Linda Taylor combine CreativeStudio 7.0 and freehand techniques to finish a 10 Point Fussy Cut Star. Karen uses CS7 draw lines to stitch in the ditch and demonstrates the record function.
Gammill Certified Instructor Karen Farnsworth uses CreativeStudio 7.0 to quilt a 10 Point Fussy Cut Star. Watch as she imports an image of the quilt into the program and uses lines and arcs to emphasize the beautiful patterns in the fabric.
What do you get with a feather and a flower? Linda V. Taylor quilts using unique "Fleathers" in CreativeStudio 7.0 and then demonstrates free-hand techniques around them.
Linda V. Taylor shows us more "fleathers" on part 2 of her Antique Chain Quilt. She designs using the Statler and hand-guided techniques.
Linda Taylor and Karen Farnsworth demonstrate the apply pattern feature from CreativeStudio 7.0 and the spoon foot from Gammill's new Quick Change Foot Set.
Learn how to perfect your swirls, make straight lines with rulers or the Vision 2.0's channel locks, use templates to make unique shapes and designs, and practice your quilting techniques with pen and paper.
Linda Taylor shows us beautiful hand-guided quilting techniques, demonstrating them in detail on paper in this new episode. Watch as she completes the Texas Our Texas Quilt.
Linda V. Taylor transforms a well-worn antique baby quilt into a beautiful wall-hanging by giving it texture and personality using hand-guided quilting techniques.
In this Best of Both Worlds Linda V. Taylor completes the transformation of a well-worn antique baby quilt into a beautiful wall-hanging by giving it texture and personality using hand-guided quilting techniques.
Linda Taylor demonstrates hand-guided longarm quilting techniques in this episode of the Best of Both Worlds.
Linda V. Taylor shows us how she finishes the leafy antique with techniques including templates, changing thread colors and more.
Semi-Custom quilting on the Best of Both Worlds featuring Linda Taylor and Page Johnson
In this episode of the Best of Both Worlds, Page Johnson shows us her semi-custom techniques to create a unique design in short amount of time.
Guest Jamie Wallen demonstrates free hand techniques and grid work on this episode of the Best of Both Worlds with host Linda Taylor.
Page Johnson demonstrates how to use sew multiple patterns continuously and demonstrates semi-custom quilting techniques using the Statler.
In this episode of the Best of Both Worlds, Jaime Wallen, with Quilters Apothecary, demonstrates how to use freehand and rulers to create a beautiful medallion with unique placement.
Linda Taylor quilts an Antique Crazy Star quilt and demonstrates CreativeStudio features such as nodes to align a pattern, edge to edge quilting, order join and more.
Learn to bind as you go on your Gammill longarm in this new episode from Linda Taylor with special guest Karen Farnsworth.
Karen Farnsworth and Linda Taylor complete a Halloween table runner project using a quilt as you go technique for computerized or hand-guided quilters. The project includes raw-edge applique and incorporates CreativeStudio Halloween pattern designs.
Linda Taylor quilts an antique, Dresden plate that was hand-pieced quilt by a person born in 1888. She uses a mix of computerized and hand-guided techniques to finish the quilt that began so long ago.
In this episode of the Best of Both Worlds, Joan Knight and Linda Taylor combine freehand and computerized quilting to complete the Barn Chicks Quilts (click here for parts 1 and 2). Linda freehand quilts the background while Joan demonstrates point-to-point concatenating (placing two or more patterns on the quilt at the same time).
Longarm quilters can make their own unique quilted coloring book using hand guided or computerized quilting. It is the perfect gift for the creative people in your life. In the latest episode of the Best of Both Worlds, Georgia Stull shows us how to place Statler patterns in the book while Linda V. Taylor demonstrates freehand designs perfect for coloring.
Linda Taylor and Corey Pearson continue work on the Art Quilt using the Fill Inside and Fill Outside features of CreativeStudio 6.0. Plus, freehand feathering techniques from Linda Taylor.
Joan Knight shows how to place a chicken with a border and cross-hatching. Keep watching after the episode for the out takes!
In this episode of the Best of Both Worlds with Linda Taylor, special guest Corey Pearson uses a number of CreativeStudio techniques on an art quilt including Import Image, Circular Array, Fill and Nodes. Plus, Linda demonstrates free-hand techniques to finish the quilt including a tutorial on feathers.
Learn how to make game boards on your longarm in this episode of the Best of Both Worlds featuring Linda Taylor with special guest Georgia Stull.
Best of Both Worlds Episode 11 featuring Linda V. Taylor with special guest Joan Knight. In this episode, learn how to place borders, boundaries, work with the fill feature and more!
Best of Both Worlds Episode 10 featuring Linda V. Taylor with special guest Georgia Stull share a piece-as-you-quilt project that works for Statler, hand-guided or a combination of the two. Perfect for strip quilts and using scraps!
Gammill's Best of Both Worlds featuring Linda Taylor and special guest Karen Farnsworth. The show features projects that mix hand-guided and computerized quilting. In this episode, Karen and Linda demonstrate a quilted postcard project.
Linda Taylor and Paula Everill use hand-guided and computerized quilting to complete a quilt. In this episode, they demonstrate a simple fill and circular array with a border. Plus, see the completed quilt!
Linda Taylor and special guest Corey Pearson use computerized and hand-guided quilting techniques to complete a zig-zag quilt.
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