Online Class

Free-Motion Quilting Essentials

$29.99$39.99
Format

Online Class

$29.99

DVD

$34.99

Free-motion made easy! Get step-by-step guidance for beautiful results.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including practice block patterns and quilting exercises
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Christina Cameli
  • 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

Give your quilts the fabulous finish they deserve as author Christina Cameli demystifies free-motion fundamentals! Learn key machine setup tricks, including how to adjust tension, and dive right in with a series of beginner-friendly stitches. Find out how to create lovely loops, wiggles and ribbon candy to fill wedges, corners, focal points and more, and use a range of simple spiral motifs to navigate in and out of tricky corners with ease. Add eye-catching pebbles, vines and feathers to your repertoire with Christina's foolproof free-motion quilting tips, and bring a stylish dose of drama with striking S-curves, arcs, flowers and stars. Along the way, you’ll learn how to achieve symmetrical designs, customize and combine motifs for a classic or modern look and even avoid mistakes as you work.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Getting Started
25:24
Meet returning Craftsy instructor Christina Cameli as you explore free-motion quilting in a fun, relaxing environment. Discover what types of thread and machine feet to use before setting up your machine and making several test stitches to assess the tension of your top and bottom threads.
2. Wiggles & Loops
24:03
3. Spirals & Sharp Points
28:45
4. Circles & Traveling
29:05
5. Radiant Designs, S-Curves & Arcs
26:29
6. Adding Emphasis & Mashups
24:34
7. Putting it All Together
23:33

Taught by

Christina Cameli
Christina Cameli
Christina Cameli has been free-motion quilting for over a decade, and writes the quilting blog A Few Scraps. She is the author of First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting and Step-by-Step Free-Motion Quilting, and contributes to numerous publications, including Stitch, Quilts and More, Quilty and The Quilt Life.

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