Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting DVD


Item: W0336R


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

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.


How will I receive my DVD class?
Your class DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. You will not have streaming access to this class in your Craftsy Account unless you purchase(d) it separately. If you’d like to own this class in BOTH on-demand streaming form and DVD, we recommend you purchase that combination item on Craftsy.com.

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.

Do I have to purchase a Craftsy Membership to get my class?
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