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Beyond Basic Machine Quilting taught by Ann Petersen

Take your machine quilting skills in new directions as Ann Petersen teaches you 17 quilting designs that will add richness to your free-motion work.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Whimsical
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What materials did you use? cotton fabric, various threads (cotton, polyester, rayon, metallic)

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What are you most proud of? This was fairly heavy quilting for me. I am proud I finished the project and didn't let my mistakes stop me and actually completed the parts of the project I wanted to resist!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't get overwhelmed with the entire project...work slowly, one section/lesson at a time. Practice first. Just do it! You will learn so much, be 'forced' to practice and learn so many different free-motion quilting designs. Make sure you are comfortable with quilting basics first (threading your machine, piecing the project, binding, etc. since Ann does not go over the construction in much detail in this class. Keep at it and don't give up! Ann is very attentive and helpful if you have questions - and is super encouraging!

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(the fabric is wet in this photo - being blocked - and why it looks so dark!)

08/06/2012 Flag

Very nice work! I love the variegated thread. Makes me want to get started. I babysit my grandkids in the summer and haven't had much time to really get into it. I've watched the beginning lessons and practiced some on paper but have put off the real thing. Thanks for the inspiration.

08/07/2012 Flag

Do the grandkids have a Magna Doodle? ('erasable magnetic drawing board)...it's a great way to practice the designs and not waste paper - tip courtesy of Angela Walters (Negative Space).

08/07/2012 Flag

Beautiful job!

08/10/2012 Flag

This is wonderful and I love the tip of the magna doodle thanks:) I only aspire to be able to do this... I have only started fmq today... and I am very shaky on it haha! If I ever improve I will get this class too:)

01/26/2013 Flag