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Creative Free-Motion Techniques: From Doodle to Design

$19.99$39.9950% off

Doodle your way to confidently quilting 25+ new free-motion motifs, including flowers, leaves, stars, trees and more.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Lori Kennedy
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Learn how to doodle then quilt an array of inspired motifs with popular instructor Lori Kennedy. Along the way, Lori will teach you techniques for creating all-over designs, travel stitching, simplifying complex motifs and more. Start by finding out how doodling with pen and paper can build muscle memory for favorite free-motion quilting designs, improve your spacing and help you quilt smoother lines. Next, see how to draw and quilt fun motifs such as leaves, berries, acorns and other nature-inspired designs. Move on to doodling and stitching a variety of stunning star motifs and ribbon designs. Want to bring a homey look to your design? You can with Lori's lesson on planning and creating cute house motifs and trees. You'll even get comfortable quilting apples, worms, jigsaw puzzles, pencils and cursive lettering to complement kids' quilts.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Circles & Spirals
27:59
Meet your instructor, quilting guru Lori Kennedy. Then learn how doodling motifs can make you a more skilled quilter and designer, and dive into 10 circle and sphere motifs that can be used in a bevy of projects!
2. Flowers
19:30
3. Leaves
15:34
4. Stars & Stripes
23:56
5. Houses & Trees
14:07
6. Fall & Back to School
18:42

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Taught by

Lori  Kennedy
Lori Kennedy
Lori Kennedy is the founder and author of the popular quilting blog The Inbox Jaunt. She is also the author of the American Quilter column "In Line With Lori Kennedy," as well as a Bernina Ambassador.

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