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Mother Goose and her Goslings

With Sheryl's love of creating children's clothing she was compelled to make the Mother Goose and Her Goslings quilt. Little ones can snuggle up in this quilt made with reproduction fabrics from the 40's and learn their favorite nursery rhymes while keeping warm.


Janome Supplies Required

  • Memory Craft 15000, 12000, 11000, 10001, 10000, 9700, 9500, 350E & 300E (Embroidery Only)

  • Clothsetter 11000 or 10000

  • Customizer 11000

  • Customizer 10000 Plus

  • CD-ROM Drive - optional (MC11000)

  • USB Cable, Compact Flash Card or USB Memory Key

  • SQ Hoop (MC11000) or Embroidery Hoop B (other Memory Craft machines)

  • Embroidery foot P

  • Zigzag foot A

  • 1/4" Seam foot O

  • Embroidery thread- assorted colours

  • Bobbin thread

  • Blue Tip 75/11 needle



Fabric and Notions Required

  • 1 1/2 yds - Tone on tone cotton

  • 1/2 yd - Blue cotton for sashing around emobridered blocks (Blue #1)

  • 1/2 yd - Blue print cotton for first border (Blue #2)

  • 4 yds - Different colour Blue cotton for second border, binding and backing (Blue #3)

  • Rotary cutter

  • Cutting mat

  • All purpose sewing thread

  • Warm and natural Batting

  • Tear away stabilizer

Stitchitize Mother Goose CD available through www.stitchitize.com


Professional Style Embroidery

  1. Set up the Memory Craft for Professional Style Embroidery.

  2. From the tone on tone cotton, cut twelve 12" square pieces of fabric and stabilizer for the embroidered blocks.

  3. Select twelve designs from the Mother Goose and Her Goslings CD and embroidery each block.

    For the Memory Craft 11000

  4. Select the design.

  5. Find the centre of the fabric and mark the crosshairs. Place the fabric and stabilizer in the SQ Hoop using the Clothsetter for perfect placement.

  6. Square up each embroidered block to 9 1/2" square.

    For other Memory Craft Machines

  7. Select the design.

  8. Find the centre of the fabric and mark crosshairs. Place the fabric and stabilizer in the B hoop using the Clothsetter for perfect placement.

  9. Square up each embroidered block to 9 1/2" square.



Piecing the Quilt Top

  1. Set up the machine for Ordinary Sewing. Attach the 1/4" Seam foot O. Select a straight stitch. Adjust the stitch length to 1.8. Place all-purpose sewing thread in the needle and bobbin.

  2. Arrange the twelve embroidered blocks, three blocks across and four down.

  3. From the Blue sashing fabric (Blue #1), cut eight strips 9 1/2" long x 2 1/2" wide.

  4. Sew the strips between each block.

  5. From Blue sashing fabric (Blue #1), cut three strips 31 1/2" long and 2 1/2" wide. Sew to each side of the rows to join the four rows.

  6. From Blue fabric #2 cut two strips 31 1/2" x 3 1/2" wide and attach to the top and bottom of the quilt.

  7. From the fabric #2 cut two 3 1/2" wide x width of fabric strips. Using the leftover 3 1/2" wide piece from step 6, piece together with jut cut strips to equal 48 1/2" x 3 1/2" strip. Repeat for the second strip. Attach one strip to each side of the quilt.

  8. From Blue fabric #3 cut two strips 37 1/2" x 5 1/2" wide and attach to the top and bottom of the quilt.

  9. From Blue fabric #3 cut four strips 5 1/2" x width of fabric. Piece two strips together to equal 58 1/2" x 5 1/2" wide. Attach to one side of the quilt. Repeat for the other side of the quilt.

    Quilting

  1. Piece the backing fabric using your favorite method allowing a few extra inches around the entire quilt top.

  2. Lay right side down and tape edges to flat surface. Be sure it is taut but not stretched.

  3. Place batting and quilt top on top of backing taping edges making sure it is also taut but not stretched.

  4. Pin layers together.

  5. Quilt as desired.

  6. Trim the backing and batting to match the size of the quilt.


Binding

  1. From Blue fabric #3 cut enough 2 1/4" wide strips to go around the quilt. Piece together to equal one long strip.

  2. Attach the binding to the quilt using your favorite method.