Learn how to quilt on your home sewing machine. This class will cover the basics of straight line quilting and free motion quilting, using a walking foot and a free motion foot. You will complete a sampler in class and learn to do a handful of basic patterns. This class is for anyone who is experienced with a sewing machine.
Supply list: ● A “sample quilt” - 2 fat quarters of fabric with a piece of low loft batting sandwiched in between and basted together (pin, thread or spray basted). ● Sewing machine with: ○ Free motion (or darning) foot ○ Walking foot (recommended, but not necessary) ○ Needles (size 90/14 is recommended) ○ Bobbins ● Marking tools: mechanical and/or chalk pencil, and a long ruler. ● A short stack of scratch paper and a pen (the paper can be used on one side - we’ll us it for practicing free motion designs) ● Thread for machine quilting (40 wt.), cotton or trilobal polyester ● Quilting gloves: you can purchase gloves that are made for quilting (such as Machingers) or use driving or gardening gloves that have rubber fingertips for gripping. ● The basics: pins, seam ripper, scissors ● Optional: bring a quilt that you’d like to machine quilt and we can discuss your options ● There will be a break for lunch, so plan to either bring a lunch or make a quick run to a nearby restaurant for takeout. ● Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-204-8679