Class 1: The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Add exquisite visual interest to your quilts as you uncover the secrets of free-motion quilting your favorite designs. Author Christina Cameli guides you step by step, from identifying the basic structure of seven sophisticated design families to recreating motifs that have always inspired you. From eye-catching pebbles and beads-on-a-string to gorgeous emerging and echo designs, youll discover how to sketch and stitch dozens of variations to suit your personal style. Easily navigate tricky corners and tight spaces with expert layout tips, and find out how to stitch your designs in a straight line every time. Practice easy traveling techniques as you stitch lovely branching motifs, and achieve captivating complexity with an array of inspiring ideas to adapt the main designs. Finish your quilts in stunning style with this must-have resource for free-motion quilting!
Class 2: Wild Quilting: Creative Free-Motion Combinations
Discover free-motion techniques for finishing your quilts with eye-catching personalized designs using any motif you already know and love. With popular instructor Christina Cameli, you'll jump right in by learning how to adjust your quilting density and echo motifs to make your tops pop. Next, make quilting large areas more manageable with Christina's tips for dividing your top and making design choices. Take your quilting confidence further as you learn how to transition beautifully from one motif to the next, and even combine motifs into one impressive design. Then, create dynamic quilted compositions by nesting motifs in vertical layers. Christina will also explain how to use showboat motifs to create fascinating focal points or amazing all-over designs. Finally, combine all the techniques you've learned to create a spectacular, one-of-a-kind design.
Class 3: Free-Motion Quilting Essentials
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, youll learn how to achieve symmetrical designs, customize and combine motifs for a classic or modern look and even avoid mistakes as you work.
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