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Online Class

Machine Quilting Borders & Backgrounds

$19.99$40.00

Quilt any border with confidence! Discover versatile, easy-to-stitch motifs that will beautifully frame all of your future projects.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a supply list and a variety of free-motion border designs
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Angela Walters
  • 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

Banish border challenges with expert guidance from machine-quilting maven Angela Walters! Learn how to quilt Angela's favorite border and background designs, and discover fun variations and filler adaptations for six essential motifs. Get started with an accessible approach for breaking borders into manageable sections. Then, begin stitching with the classic herringbone motif. Learn lovely variations and a herringbone background filler, and find out how to turn tricky corners with ease. Next, explore the elegant swirl-chain motif and the eye-catching bracket design. Dive into rich texture with Angela's signature "wavy-wavy" design, and find out how to use the arc motif to embellish narrow borders. Finally, bring the beauty of nature to your borders with the lush ferny motif. Complete class with the skills to quilt any border with ease!

Lesson Breakdown

1. All About Borders
19:06
Meet longarm quilter Angela Walters and get a sneak peek at six attractive motifs that will transform your projects. Before you start stitching, discover Angela's efficient approach to quilting large vertical and horizontal spaces, and find out simple tricks for using your favorite motifs as border designs! Plus, learn an easy method of quilting corners.
2. Herringbone
12:30
3. The Swirl Chain
14:12
4. Brackets
15:15
5. Wavy, Wavy
17:14
6. Arcs
15:20
7. Ferny Design
15:38

Taught by

Angela Walters
Angela Walters
Angela Walters, the host of our YouTube series "The Midnight Quilt Show," is a longarm quilter, teacher and author of several books, including "Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters" and "In the Studio with Angela Walters." Her quilting journey began with her husband's grandfather; together they made her first quilt – a nine-patch that is still on her bed today. Thousands of swirls, feathers and parallel lines later, Angela has turned her love of stitches and fabric into a thriving business focused on modern machine quilting.

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