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Basics of Free Motion Quilting

In this class, we will cover the basics of free motion quilting, including:

  • What is Quilting?
  • Tools for free motion quilting
  • Marking the Quilt
  • Making the Quilt Sandwich
  • Adjusting Your Machine
  • Beginning and Ending your quilting
  • The Basic Stitches

This class is prepared for the beginning free motion quilter, but will serve as a refresher for more experienced quilters.  We will practice the techniques on samples, and then simple instructions will be given to turn the samples into completed projects.  We will not go into depth about design of quilting or binding, but we will touch on them both.

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: Beginner
Materials Included: Price Includes Instructor fees, handouts, and a quilt sandwich to use in class
Requirements: This class requires a sewing machine with feed dogs that can be lowered or covered. Students will also need a dark thread for their machine and basic sewing supplies. Basic Sewing Supplies include: -fabric scissors -snips or small scissors for threads -paper scissors -tweezers -extra needles for machine -extra bobbins -spool of white, cream, or gray cotton thread -small tube machine oil -small brush or pipe cleaner for cleaning bobbin holder -small ruler (1 x 6 or 3 x 6) -pins -water erasable marking pen
Instructor: Joy Draughon
Instructor Bio: Joy Draughon

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
Hours - Tuesday - Saturday
            10am - 5pm
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5512 N US Hwy 77
La Grange, TX 78945