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Free Motion Quilting - A 6-Part Class



A 6 Part Free Motion quilting Class

This class will give you lots of practice with basic quilting shapes and will increase your confidence with FMQ.  If you have been wanting to try this technique, this is the class for you. 


Included in the class:
Practice Fabric & Batting (approx 60"x 2 yards) - Included in Optional Class Kit ($33)

Also bring:

  • Working sewing machine 

  • Bernina Stitch Regulator (BSR) or free motion foot 

  • Thread that will show up on black fabric (Aurifil is a great choice for thread)

  • Marking pen or chalk

  • Needles (topstitch or microtek size 80/12 or 90/14 are good choices)

  • Ruler

  • Acrylic table

  • Single needle stitch plate

  • Basic sewing supplies

Suggested supplies:
  • FMQ gloves

  • Supreme slider

  • Gripper rings

  • 505 Spray
  • Palm paddles
Suggested Books
  • Free Motion Mastery in a Month by RaNae Merrill

  • Free Motion Idea Book by Amanda Murphy

 

Lesson 1

  How to assemble your quilt sandwich
  Machine tension
  Basting
  Matching bobbin thread to top thread
  Start with clean, oiled machine and new needle
Week 1 patterns:
  Arcs
  "s" curves
   
Lesson 2

  Show and Tell
  Questions
  Bring bobbin thread up
Week 2 patterns:
  Straight lines
  Loops

Lesson 3 

   Show and Tell
   Questions
Week 3 patterns:
  Hooks
  Circles
  Swirls


Lesson 4

   Show and Tell 
   Questions
Week 4 patterns:
   Hearts
   Flowers
   Lines with flowers/snowflakes


Lesson 5
   Show and Tell
   Questions
Week 5 patterns: 
   Ribbon candy
   Figure eights
   Stippling



Lesson 6
   Show and Tell
   Questions
Week 6 patterns:
   
Woodgrain
   Feathers
   Pick a pattern and fill a square with it
   Pick a pattern you had the most trouble with and try again (if time allows)
   Fun with free motion couching


Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Intermediate
Requirements: Sewing machine in good working order. Acrylic table, marking pen. Sewing kit
Instructor: Margaret
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Materials Kit includes 2 yards 60 inch Kona fabric, & batting

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.