Last night I was preparing to quilt a project using a quilting pattern from a book. Here is my favorite method to do it and if you have never tried it, here is your chance to experiment.
Golden Threads quilting paper and trace the design on it with a pencil or fine tipped Sharpie marker. If I only wanted that motif in one block, I would pin the paper onto the block and free motion quilt it. However, I wanted it in four blocks.
Do you see the mistake I made when I 'stitched' the design, on the top right corner (bottom of leaf)? No problem. When I actually quilted the block I smoothed that line out. Golden Threads paper is super easy to pull out. If any stubborn pieces remain, just use tweezers to 'pluck' it out.
What is your favorite way to mark large motifs on quilts?