Fearless Free-Motion Quilting DVD


Item: W0338R


Play with color, detail, texture and dimension in brand new ways to achieve exquisite results unlike anything you’ve quilted before. Join renowned quilting instructor Patsy Thompson, and discover how to use her signature hyperquilting technique to create quilts that shine with vibrant visual interest and enticing intricacy. Get tips for bringing your work to life by selecting the perfect combination of gorgeous threads. Find out how easy it is to use trapunto techniques that add luscious loft and standout texture to any project, from wallhangings to full-size quilts. Plus, learn to combine hyperquilting and trapunto techniques to create dynamic quilt projects that draw attention and admiration for years to come.

NOTE: Any PDF materials associated with this class are not provided with the DVD-only purchase. You must have streaming access to download those materials. To purchase the combination DVD + Streaming form of this class, click here.

Class Sessions

Quilting Basket Weaves (15:51)
Meet art quilter Robbi Eklow as she previews the free-motion quilting techniques you’ll learn to create beautiful designs with your stitching. Start with the basics, including what needle and foot to use, then get step-by-step instruction from Robbi on making a lovely — and versatile — basket weave motif.

Free-Motion Quilting Basics (16:51)
Gain confidence quilting curved fan designs with Robbi’s guidance. In the process, you’ll learn how to use a stencil grid as a guide for more precise designs and how to appropriately scale your stitches for all of your needs — from wall hangings to baby quilts!

Quilting Spirals (16:23)
Move on to the versatile spiral, one of Robbi’s favorite designs and a great go-to motif for filling space. Gain familiarity with the classic circular spiral before using the technique on squares and triangles too. Worried you’ll make a mistake? Robbi shows you how to rip out your stitches for a fresh start.

Quilting Leaves (12:09)
Learn the secret to creating gorgeous nature-inspired leaf designs. Robbi shares her technique for adapting this versatile motif to create rows or fill space. In addition, you’ll see helpful examples of where this style truly shines.

Quilting S-Curves (12:51)
This lesson is brought to you by the letter “S”! Learn how to quilt S-curves and use this technique to create feather-like designs. Robbi demonstrates practicing the stitch by first drawing it before quilting it. And don’t worry if the stitches aren’t perfect, just keep practicing!

Quilting Stylized Flowers (13:35)
Expand your free-motion repertoire to include stylized flower motifs, perfect for filling large spaces and creating beautiful borders! Check out Robbi’s different flower designs — and invent some of your own. Then, get inspired as Robbi shares creative ways to incorporate these designs into your quilts.

Combining Quilt Designs (14:07)
Now that you have a good grasp of these various design motifs, take a look at how to combine them in one quilt. Robbi reveals her order of quilting and shows how to use thread colors creatively. There’s nothing to fear in free-motion stitching, so take your newfound confidence and get quilting!

Your Instructor

Robbi Eklow
Robbi Eklow wrote The Goddess of the Last Minute, and authored a column of the same name for Quilting Arts Magazine. She also wrote Free Expression: The Art and Confessions of a Contemporary Quilter. Robbi’s quilts have been exhibited around the United States and have won numerous awards.


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Will the companion materials come with my DVD class?
Any downloadable class PDF materials are not included on the DVD, so you will not have access to those materials. While the video instruction on your DVD is complete, you must have streaming access to download the PDF materials associated with the class. You can purchase streaming access or a combination DVD + Streaming access on Craftsy.com.

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