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Intro to Free Motion Quilting



You have made that first quilt top but what are the next steps to get it to sofa snuggle time? This class will teach you how to quilt that quilt top using your domestic sewing machine.   We’ll go over batting, basting the quilt to prepare for quilting and various techniques for quilting at home on your own machine.  Susan will be your teacher in this great class.

Class Prerequisites

Strong knowledge of the use of your machine.  A machine with the capability to drop the feed dogs and a free-motion foot or darning foot for your machine.

FMQ supply list
1. 1 yd fabric (quilting weight cotton)
2. Thread (such as Aurifil 50 weight)
3. Machine quilting needles size 90/14
Required tools
1. Curved basting pins (size 2 if possible)
2. Sewing machine (must be able to drop the feed dogs)
3. Basic sewing kit (scissors, seam ripper, etc.)
4. Pencil
Helpful but optional tools
1. Quilting gloves (Machingers)
2. Silicone mat (Supreme Slider)
4. Stiletto or "Purple Thang"


Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: Advanced Beginner
Requirements: Ages 15+
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