Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting (DVD + Streaming)


Item: W0238Q


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: If you’d like to purchase only the DVD for this class, you may do so through this link. (Please note, any class PDF materials are not on the DVD itself. You must have streaming access to download those materials associated with the class.)

Class Sessions

Hyperquilting (37:29)
Meet your instructor, free-motion quilting expert Patsy Thompson, in this engaging introduction to hyperquilting. You’ll learn what hyperquilting is as you start to practice and stitch out your echoed designs.

Complex Hyperquilting (38:01)
Increase your hyperquilting expertise with Patsy’s help as you learn how to incorporate a second thread and stitch out a beautiful asymmetrical feather design. You’ll learn how to determine the most efficient and aesthetically pleasing stitch paths as you gain confidence and skill with your stitching.

Trapunto 101 (26:36)
Master the basics of trapunto in this thorough overview. You’ll learn how to choose from a wide variety of batting to get the look and feel that you want before stitching out trapunto appliqué designs. You’ll learn how to outline your work in invisible thread, emphasize specific design ideas, trim the batting and much more.

Trapunto With Water-Soluble Thread (18:50)
Kick up your trapunto work as you create a beautiful feathered wreath design using water-soluble thread. Patsy shows you how to attach the trapunto layer to the top piece of fabric before stitching over the water-soluble thread with decorative threads. You’ll gain more tips on trimming batting, adding echoes and stitching curves as you complete your wreath.

Incorporating Trapunto (13:01)
Discover special considerations for working with trapunto, in addition to specialty products like a steam-activated fabric that can add a whimsical crinkled texture to your projects. Patsy takes the intimidation factor out of trapunto projects by showing how a full quilt can be broken up into manageable hand-sewn or machine-appliquéd blocks.

Combining Hyperquilting & Trapunto (39:24)
Wrap up the new skills you’ve learned in class as you combine hyperquilting and trapunto techniques. Patsy walks you step by step through the creation of a gorgeous new project that combines texture, movement and dimension. Play with color and stitching techniques as you hyperquilt in different directions and tie the design together with a pronounced trapunto center.

Your Instructor

Patsy Thompson
Patsy Thompson has been teaching free-motion quilting for almost 15 years. Her quilts have been exhibited in shows and juried exhibitions across the United States, including the American Quilter’s Society show in Paducah, Kentucky.

Bonus Materials

Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting - Supplies and Templates


How will I receive my DVD class?
Your DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. Your purchase also includes access to a streaming version of the class and downloadable PDF class materials. After your purchase, you can find your streaming class and your PDF class materials by logging into your Craftsy account using the user name and password you established.

How do I access the companion materials for my DVD class?
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How do I stream my class on Craftsy.com?
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Do I have to purchase a Craftsy Membership to get my class?
No, you do not. Every DVD purchased on Craftsy.com includes both the physical DVD in the mail and unlimited on-demand streaming access at Craftsy.com. These benefits are yours with or without a Craftsy membership.

Are DVDs included in a Craftsy Membership?
No, they are not. DVDs can only be purchased on an individual basis and are not included in Craftsy memberships. For non-members, DVDs are a flexible way to purchase only the classes you love best. For members, DVDs are a great choice to build an at-home library you can keep forever and enjoy any time, with or without Internet access.

Do you ship internationally?
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Do your DVDs work on international players?
Yes, our DVDs should be compatible with any DVD player in use today. All our videos have been created with all current Region Codes (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8). If you have trouble viewing a DVD purchased from Craftsy.com, please contact Customer Service.

What is your return policy?
We want to be sure you’re satisfied. If you have trouble playing your DVD, if the content is not correctly presented on the DVD, or you are dissatisfied with the content of your class, we will work with you. Contact Craftsy customer service via email or phone. Upon your request, and upon your return of the DVD to us, we will refund your purchase price or send you another DVD to replace a damaged or incorrect DVD, whichever is your preference. If you do receive a full refund, your streaming video class will also be removed from your Craftsy account, so on-demand video access will no longer be available to you.