How to Use This Blog

Since we have lots and lots of videos here, you will need to know the best way of finding what you are looking for. Each post has the video(s) of the topic it is about. Sometimes there will be more than one video that is a continuation of the previous one. These videos will be posted together within the same post. To find what you are looking for, either use the search box or the list of categories posted in the right column.

The IQ system is constantly evolving, so please keep in mind that some of the older videos may show features that have been replaced by newer ones, or buttons that have changed position or names. However, the videos have not been removed because the methods demonstrated are still valid.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Creating a block from a pattern

In this video Sonya shows how to create a pattern and then change it into a block to save for future use.
This is in answer to a question an iQ user had when watching one of Tonya's videos on the iQ Summit of Machine Quilting Academy. There are links to that site on the right. It is a very valuable source for iQ demonstrations and lessons.

Monday, April 4, 2022

Applique with a background fill of rays.

In this video I am adding a background fill of rays to an applique quilt. This is real time but because I am talking, I am going more slowly than I did for the rest of the quilt. I always say the name of the button I am touching so don't worry if you miss seeing me touch a button. 
iQ stitches rays so beautifully and they make a good background fill. My rays are spaced at 10ยบ, but if a denser fill was needed, a rays pattern with smaller spacing could be made. You can find the instructions for creating ray patterns by choosing 'rays' in the right hand side menu here. Scroll down until you find the relevant post.