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Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers

with Angela Walters
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Fun, easy and versatile quilted feathers! Join Angela Walters in her comprehensive class to add a host of options to your machine-quilting toolbox.

Angela guides you through the steps of creating both basic and creative variations of the traditional feather motif. Whether you’re quilting on a traditional home sewing machine or a longarm, Angela insists that you enjoy yourself and throw away notions of perfection while showing you how to finish your quilts in ways that will create heirloom pieces. You'll build the confidence to grace your quilts with feathers and be eager to use all of Angela's design variations to fill squares, circles, triangles and even odd shapes!

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet Angela and learn about her struggles with feathers, a design element she now loves so much she wants to share it with you!


Lesson 2. The Basic Feather

  • Start learning the secret to any feather worth the fuss by building the basic feather shape with Angela's step-by-step guidance.


Lesson 3. Basic Feather Variations

  • Fill in your feather or echo its lines, then learn to add swirls and even create a fern with close-up instruction.


Lesson 4. The Custom Feather

  • The possibilities are endless when you know how to create a custom feather! Get Angela's tips and tricks as she walks you through this process.


Lesson 5. Custom Feather Variations

  • Get even more creative with these fun feather variations, including leaf points, swirling and rope feather designs.


Lesson 6. Feathers in Blocks

  • Learn all about fitting your feathers in blocks. Angela demonstrates how to fit squares, circles, triangles and irregular shapes.


Lesson 7. Feathers in Borders

  • Learn to build all types of borders with feathers. Curve your feathers around corners and connect your designs with Angela's help.


Lesson 8. Feather Meander

  • Learn to quilt a meander and meander variations as Angela shares her expertise.


Lesson 9. Feather Motifs

  • Now that you've mastered quilting feathers, move on to building motifs. You'll also learn where to look for inspiration.


Lesson 10. Adding a Modern Twist

  • Add a modern twist to your feathers by making them float or fade into your quilt's background.

"This class was awesome! I especially loved the motifs ideas and blending the feathers in with background fillers. This class really sparked some creative ideas! Thanks Angela!"
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