Online Class

Top Techniques for Big Quilts

$39.99

Learn foolproof tips and trade secrets from five in-demand machine-quilting experts! Gain the skills and the confidence to beautifully quilt projects of any size.

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, Craftsy Quilting Instructors
  • 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

First, award-winning quilter Leah Day will show you how to achieve elegant results with stippling, swirls and paisleys, before sharing expert free-motion quilting tips that make quilting big projects a breeze. Then, author Christina Cameli reveals simple steps for combining your favorite designs into new motifs perfect for borders and corners. Award-winning quilter Ann Petersen is the next to reveal must-have techniques; follow along as you find out how to quilt across a large project with continuous roses, stars and hearts. Then, author Angela Walters shows you how to tackle open spaces and reveals her trick for quilting motifs of any size, without marking! Finally, get a handle on templates with author Cindy Needham, and find out how to apply the four elements of great free-motion designs to all of your future projects.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Favorite Free-Motion Fillers
39:05
Master the art of stippling, echoing and paisleys as Leah Day offers advice for balancing design density while working on your home machine. Create beautiful spirals, circling inward and out, as Leah shows you which way to spin them to keep your big projects flowing soothly!
2. Adding Emphasis & Combining Designs
24:31
3. Continuous Line Quilting
24:36
4. Changing Your Scale
14:55
5. Quilts With Large Spaces
20:58
6. All-Over Designs
18:10
7. Medallions
17:56

Taught by

Craftsy Quilting Instructors
Craftsy Quilting Instructors
Every Craftsy class gives you the chance to learn from world-renowned instructors. In this class, you get to learn from five! Leah Day is an award-winning quilter and the creative force behind the Free Motion Quilting Project. She has authored several books, including Free Motion Quilting: From Feathers to Flames, and teaches workshops on Craftsy and around the U.S. Christina Cameli is the author of First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting and Step-by-Step Free-Motion Quilting. She has been free-motion quilting for more than a decade, and writes the quilting blog A Few Scraps. Ann Petersen's quilts have won multiple awards, including first place at both the Houston International Quilt Festival and the American Quilter's Society Show in Paducah, Kentucky. She teaches quilting classes on Craftsy and around the US. Angela Walters is an expert machine quilter and the author of several books, including Free-Motion Quilting With Angela Walters and In the Studio With Angela Walters. Cindy Needham is a nationally recognized quilting instructor and the author of Wholecloth Linen Quilts. Her articles have been published in numerous magazines, including Quilters Newsletter, American Quilter and Machine Quilting Unlimited.

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