Wendy Butler Berns

Machine Quilting: Free-Motion & More

Wendy Butler Berns
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Meet award-winning quilter, teacher and author Wendy Butler Berns.
Learn about basting options and how to set up your sandwich and pin to baste.
Choose the right thread, sew stabilizing lines with the "stitch-in-the-ditch" method and maneuver the quilt like a pro.
Learn to use your walking foot for five basic motifs: echo lines, outlining, diagonal stitch, wineglass stitch and easy curve stitch.
How to use stencils, marking materials, the heirloom quilting technique and the no-mark method.
Get started with free-motion quilting using four easy motifs: stippling, zigzag, continuous star and traveling vines.
More complex free-motion designs: spirals, feathers, flowers and bubbles.
A primer on choosing threads, proper spooling and setting machine tension. By the end, you'll have an addiction to thread!
Learn solutions for some common quilting problems, including broken threads and needles, as well as tension trouble.
Add an easy border and binding, plus a rod pocket and a label with all the information to show off your artwork.
 
 
10 Lessons
4  hrs 29  mins

You’ve spent hours making your quilt top, choosing fabrics, creating a design, piecing and embellishing it. Now learn how to machine quilt it yourself! Wendy shares strategies that will help you succeed, from layering the quilt and choosing threads to finding inspiration for machine-quilting designs. Your confidence will grow as you move from simple free-motion motifs to intricate thread arrangements. In this 10-lesson class you’ll learn how to assemble, bind and quilt your handmade designs. Your free-motion quilting will evolve as you build your skills, first with pencil and paper, then with thread and your sewing machine. Along the way, Wendy shares dozens of troubleshooting tips you can use in any quilting project.

Wendy Butler Berns

Wendy is an award-winning teacher, quilter and the author of Photo Album Quilts. Her quilts have appeared in regional, national and international juried shows, including the International Quilt Show in Houston and the American Quilter's Society show in Paducah, KY. She received the Jewel Pearce Patterson scholarship for quilting teachers in 2009, and her articles have appeared in Quilting Arts, Quilters Newsletter and other publications. She teaches and lectures about the art of quilting at conferences, guilds and retreats across the country.

Wendy Butler Berns

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