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11/14/20 & 11/21/20 Two Part Free Motion Quilting Class - 10am-1pm



Week 1

Learn how to set up your machine, prepare your quilt and how to move it as you learn the basic steps of free motion quilting. Stitches to be demonstrated and practiced include stippling, meandering, loops, curls, hearts, flowers, and leaves.

Sewing Machine
Be familiar with your machine
Know how to put the feed dogs down or cover them
Bring your quilting foot or darning foot
Bring your machine instruction book
Bring your extension table if you have one

Needles Schmetz Topstitch needle, size 14/90 - sometimes quilting needles will work, it depends on your machine
Thread
40 or 50 weight cotton thread - Aurifil, Gutterman, Mettler, YLI, or King Tut
Prepare several bobbins with the different color thread than top
A contrasting color thread from your quilt sandwich is helpful

Quilt Sandwich  3 or 4 quilt sandwiches - 16 inches or bigger
A solid color is best so you can see your stitches and contrasting from the thread
The batting may be cotton, silk, or wool 100% polyester is difficult to work with
Basic Sewing Supplies
Scissors
Ruler
Paper
Pencil
Sense of humor and lots of patience!

Week 1 homework - Using the 3 block designs in the book - Free-motion Quilting Idea Book - or your own block designs, make a table runner. Make it into a quilt sandwich with the batting and backing.


Week 2

Bring the same supplies you brought to Week 1, including your table runner quilt sandwich and the book you received in the first class.

In class, you'll be quilting your table runner!
Materials Included:
Free-motion Quilting Idea Book
Instructor Name:
Betty Siegel

11/14/20 & 11/21/20 Two Part Free Motion Quilting Class - 10am-1pm

Cost:
$ 90.00
Includes 6 hours of instruction, and the Free Motion Quilting Idea Book


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