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Free Motion Quilting – The Basics and Beyond! with Nicole Maroon

April 7, 2018 9:00 am
April 7, 2018 12:00 pm


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Class​​ Title: ​​​Free ​​Motion ​​Quilting ​​-​​The​​ Basics​​ and​​ Beyond!

Teacher ​​Name: ​​​Nicole ​​Maroon

Class ​​Length:​​​ 3​​​ hours

Class Fee:  $40.00

Class Day/Time:  Saturday, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon

Class ​​Description:

​​​The ​​first ​​hour ​​of ​​class ​​we ​​will ​​go ​​over​​ everything ​​from​​ batting​​ and​​ thread​​ to ​​basting and​​ ergonomics. ​​Next ​​we ​​will​​ cover ​​learning​​ to ​​comfortably ​​start​​ and​​ stop​​ while ​​free​​ motion​​ quilting​​ along with ​​beginner ​​quilt​​ designs. ​​More​​ complex​​ designs ​​will​​ also​​ be ​​taught ​​for ​​those ​​who ​​are ​​more ​​advanced or​​ just ​​quick ​​learners! ​​By ​​the ​​end ​​of​​ class​​ students ​​will​​ have ​​a ​​toolbox​​ full​​ of ​​tips ​​and ​​tricks​​ to ​​make ​​their free​​ motion​​ quilting ​​more ​​successful. ​​If​​ time​​ allows,​​ we ​​will ​​also ​​discuss ​​choosing​​ quilt​​ designs​​ for ​​a​​ quilt. 2 cutting mats, and ironing pad and an iron will be in classroom.

Level:​​​  All ​​levels ​​-​​ there’s​​ something ​​for​​ everyone!

No ​​age​​ restriction,​​ but​​ students ​​must ​​have​​ some ​​sewing ​​machine ​​knowledge ​​and​​ the ​​ability ​​to ​​sew unsupervised.

Registration necessary, class size limited to  20

Supplies​​ Needed:

Pfaff sewing machines will be provided for you in class by Thornton Co.

There will be 15 Pfaff machines provided by Thornton Co., to be used by the first 15 students registered for this class. The remaining students will be notified to bring their own machine. (Your machines may be stored at the coat check for no charge) 

Sewing machine​​ and​​ bobbins

Free motion quilting foot for sewing machine

4: ​​20”  ​​square ​​quilt ​​sandwiches​​ made ​​from​​ quilting​​ cotton ​​and​​ thin​​ cotton ​​or ​​cotton/poly​​blend​​ batting

40 ​​or ​​50 wt​​ cotton ​​or​​ poly​​thread ​​(instructor ​​will ​​also​​ have ​​different ​​threads ​​to​​ try)

Size​​ 90​​ top stitch​​ sewing ​​machine​​ needles

thread​​ snips

marking ​​pens/pencils/chalk ​​to ​​use ​​on ​​fabric

Optional: ​​machine ​​quilting​​ gloves, ​​Super​​ Slider

Materials​​ Fee: ​ $5.00, payable to teacher in class

Homework: ​ Please ​​iron​​ fabric ​​before ​​class

A 3.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.

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