Organic Free Motion Quilting on Your Domestic
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Organic Free Motion Quilting on Your Domestic

Use this class to build upon your freemotion expertise! Learn how to create intentional shapes and designs with your domestic sewing machine. We will be using Amanda Murphy's Organic Free-Motion Quilting book as a reference guide, to learn how to do a variety of designs: from a simple meander to a beautiful flower. We will cover "organic" shapes and designs, so don't worry about perfection! If you are interested in learning how to create a variety of designs, and gain more confidence in the meantime, then this class is for you!

Be sure that you bring your domestic machine, with quilting foot. We will be practicing 6 different free motion techniques on a half yard piece. A single half yard x WOF piece is all that you will need, as well as a piece of batting that is 18" x 22". You may purchase the half yard cut and batting to go with it at the shop. It IS recommended that you use a DARK colored half yard piece, with a light colored/contrasting thread!
Bring any quilting gloves or paddles, needles, thread, scissors, rulers, and notions that you feel you might need!

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Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: You should know how to thread your machine and bobbin, and change your own sewing machine needle. You should own your own quilting foot, and know how to lower the feed dogs on your sewing machine. Some experience with the BSR is good to have, but not required!
Requirements: We will be practicing free motion quilting techniques, so each student should bring blocks that can be sandwiched and ready to be quilted! No piecing is required. Just bring one half yard piece of fabric, batting of your choice, and thread!
Instructor: Rachel Burke
Instructor Bio: Rachel has been sewing since the age of seven. She began by stitching skirts and Halloween costumes with her mother, and quickly branched out into fiber arts of all kinds: cross stitching, weaving, beadwork, and bag construction. It wasn't until the Pandemic that Rachel discovered quilting, and quickly fell in love with the medium! She has now designed over 100 quilts, and has gained some national recognition after she won second place at the National Quilt Museum's New Quilts from an Old Favorite contest in 2022. Her style is modern and geometric, and shows off a true love of color!
Price is for Class Only. Soar 1/2 Yard Bundle is recommended ($44.95)

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