Online Class

Fearless Free-Motion Quilting

$19.99$40.00

Become a more confident free-motion quilter! Discover essential designs and learn where to use them, for beautifully finished quilts that everyone will admire.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

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

How it works

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

Class Overview

Forget perfection,— free-motion quilting is all about having fun! Join award-winning quilter Robbi Eklow and conquer your free-motion fears with step-by-step guidance. Set yourself up for success with Robbi’s recommendations for needles, thread and machine feet and learn her secret weapon for practicing stitches without wasting fabric. Next, discover a variety of easy free-motion quilting designs, starting with versatile basket weave and fan motifs. Pick up essential planning and placement tips and learn how to scale designs depending on your project and desired result. Then, dive into spiral, feather, floral and leaf motifs. Finally, follow along as Robbi shows you how to combine and customize the designs you’'ve learned to create infinite stitch possibilities —and your best projects yet!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Quilting Basket Weaves
15:50
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.
2. Free-Motion Quilting Basics
16:48
3. Quilting Spirals
16:22
4. Quilting Leaves
12:08
5. Quilting S-Curves
12:50
6. Quilting Stylized Flowers
13:34
7. Combining Quilt Designs
14:06

Taught by

Robbi Eklow
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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