This class introduces quilting feathers with a domestic machine. The skills learned can also be used on sit down quilting machines such as the Baby Lock Tiara.
Prepare for quilting
Attach extension table
Lower feed dogs
Set quilting mode on the machine
Put the Super Slider in place
Attach the ruler foot
Choose thread and bobbin to match fabric
Install a new needle
Check and maintain tension
Use quilting gloves or some alternative
Select stencils and rulers for quilting
Make sample blocks with feather samples using free motion, stencils, and/or rulers.
Combine techniques they have learned to create beautiful and interesting quilting designs.
Preparation and supplies:
Make SIX 14" x 14" quilt sandwiches
Practice (play) by making at least one sampler with free-motion designs, ruler work, and stencils
Make FOUR 14" x 14" quilt sandwiches to use for blocks that wil lbe joined to make a table runner, bed scarf, or wall hanging. (Bring them to class ready to use.) Choose fabric that will coordinate with your decor.
Bring sashing, borders, and backing fabric for your decor project.
Select rulers, templates/stencils that you would like to use.
Bring a pounce pad with iron-off chalk.
Sewing machine with free motion foot (or darning foot)
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