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Free-motion Quilting for Beginners Class 3

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.

Participants will:

  • 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)
  • Sewing extension table that fits your machine
  • Supreme Slider sheet
  • Quilting gloves
  • Thread
  • Fabric marking pen
  • Standard sewing supplies

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: Beginner
Instructor: Nancy Wagner
Instructor Bio: Nancy Wagner

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


         Phone:  423-406-1401
            Fax:  423-406-1361
    4219 Fort Henry Dr. Suite 100
           Kingsport, TN  37663


Heavenly Stitches carries premium cotton fabrics, notions, embroidery supplies, and quilting quilting essentials, to meet a wide range of sewing needs. We're also an authorized dealer for Brother and Babylock sewing machines, as well as Koala, Horn, and Kangaroo sewing cabinets. From our extensive product variety and fun interactive classes, to our friendly, knowledgeable customer care, we have all the products and services you need for a productive and enjoyable stitching experience! Read More...