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Start Free-Motion Quilting

with Elizabeth Dackson
Discover free-motion quilting with comprehensive, start-to-finish guidance. Confidently quilt gorgeous free-motion designs and feel-good texture.

Join quilting author and instructor Elizabeth Dackson to succeed at free-motion quilting on your domestic sewing machine. Start from the beginning: Learn to select the best needles and thread, baste your quilts perfectly and set up your machine and workspace for free-motion fun. Find out how to achieve a consistent stitch length and troubleshoot any issues. Plus, Elizabeth will guide you through a variety of non-linear and linear designs such as stippling, woodgrain, wishbone, modified clamshell and much more! You'll get plenty of free-motion practice while working on the three patterns included with the class: two pillows and a baby quilt or wall hanging. Master free-motion fundamentals to create beautiful quilt projects that look and feel finished.

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Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet your instructor, Elizabeth Dackson, and jump right into learning her three golden rules of free-motion quilting. You'll set up your machine, grab a quilt sandwich and start practicing!


Lesson 2. Stipple Patterns


Lesson 3. Loopy Flowers


Lesson 4. Woodgrain


Lesson 5. Circuit Board


Lesson 6. Linear L Design


Lesson 7. Wishbones


Lesson 8. Clamshell & Pulley


Lesson 9. Bonus: Stitching Out of a Corner

"Elizabeth is a great teacher. Just the right amount of instruction and then right into giving the stitching a try. This is a very good beginner class covering everything from feed dogs, needles, thread, hand placement and selecting designs. If you are wanting to try free-motion quilting, then this is the class."
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