Online Class

Quilting With Rulers on a Home Machine

$39.99

Bring beautiful longarm motifs to life — on your home machine! Discover innovative ruler-and-template techniques that will change the way you quilt and lead to stunning results.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class resources, including a printable supply list, buying guide and curved ruler template
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Amy Johnson
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Don't let your lack of a longarm machine keep you from creating beautiful quilting! Join expert instructor Amy Johnson, and learn how to use rulers to easily achieve incredibly smooth lines, curves and motifs with your domestic sewing machine. After an overview of essential techniques, find out how to use straight rulers to create versatile all-over quilting, dynamic crosshatching and more. Then, prepare for curves ahead as Amy guides you through using curved templates to create classic egg-and-dart and pumpkin seed motifs. Dive into a beautiful Celtic knot design as you discover how to quilt complex designs with basic rulers and rotating templates. And, follow along with Amy to pair rulers with free-motion flair, and beautify your borders with smart ruler strategies.

Lesson Breakdown

1. First Steps With Rulers
14:05
Meet quilting instructor Amy Johnson and preview the quilting techniques you'll master on your home sewing machine. Get started by learning how to handle your quilt and ruler as a cohesive unit. You'll also gain familiarity working with a ruler presser foot as you stitch in the ditch using a free-motion ruler as a guide.
2. About Rulers
10:28
3. Designs With Straight Rulers
19:28
4. Designs With Curved Rulers
16:06
5. Complex Shapes & Motifs
15:31
6. Rulers & Free-Motion Quilting
10:00
7. Rulers & Borders
18:33

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Taught by

Amy  Johnson
Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson is a passionate instructor of free-motion quilting, and specializes in using rulers to translate longarm quilting techniques to a domestic machine. You can find out more about her on her blog, Amy's Free-Motion Quilting Adventures.
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