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Free Motion Quilting

Get started with free-motion quilting on your domestic sewing machine! This technique offers the Sewist a way to add additional customization to all quilted projects including quilts, pillows and bags.

In this hands-on class, you will learn how to install a free motion quilting foot, to begin and end a design and what to look for when choosing a design. Working on a quilt sandwich, you will create a variety of designs and shapes that becomes a sampler for you to reference in future projects. 

Did you know the free motion foot is also known as a hopper foot and a darning foot? This is foot is required for your home machine in class.

PLEASE NOTE: For this class a Free Motion Foot is required. 

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:

Ages 15+

Must have a working knowledge of how to operate a sewing machine.

Just getting started? Take our Intro to Sewing, Part 1: Machine Basics class and our Intro to Sewing, Part 2: In the Sewing Room class before taking this class.

Must have basic knowledge of the quilting process.

Just getting started? Take our Intro to Quilting Part 2: Quilting class.

Materials Included:

All materials needed for this class can be purchased for an additional $65. If you opt to only pay for the class, you will need to bring:

  • 1 yd of solid quilting cotton for top
  • 1 yd of solid quilting cotton for backing
  • 36in x 45in cotton batting
  • 1 spool of a contrasting cotton thread
  • 90/14 Quilting needle
  • 1 box of safety pins
  • Machinger gloves

Additional items you will need but are offered at classroom stations include:

  • Sewing machine (you may bring your own or use the classroom sewing machines, you must purchase a free motion quilting foot in advance).
    • PLEASE NOTE: The free motion quilting foot is a specialty presser foot that is required for this class. This foot does not come with many sewing machines, and it is not provided at the classroom stations. Call us if you need to order a specialty foot for your machine. It is recommended you work with your personal sewing machine for this class, so you have the ability to practice.
  • Free motion foot (not provided at classroom stations)
  • Pins (included at classroom station)
  • Fabric Marking tool (included at classroom station)
  • Snips (included at classroom station)
  • Ruler (included at classroom station)
  • Rotary Cutter (included at classroom station)
  • Cutting Mat (included at classroom station)

Cancellation Policy

A Student may cancel a class registration via email ( or by phone at 214-324-5755.

Cancellations with more than 3 days prior notice may request a full refund. Cancellations received 1 - 3 days before the class will receive credit towards another class. Any cancellations on the day of the class cannot be refunded or transferred.

Read our full Classroom Policies here.

$60 Class + $65 Materials
(including materials with the class fee is optional)


Our Casa Linda location closes May 28th. We reopen June 1 at 2936 Reward Ln, Dallas. Note location when selecting a class date.

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Included Materials



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