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

March 17, 2019 9:00 am
March 17, 2019 4:00 pm


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

Teacher ​​Name: ​​​Nicole ​​Maroon

Class ​​Length:​​​  All day (break for lunch)

Class Fee:  $75.00

Class Day/Time:  Sunday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

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 15

Supplies​​ Needed:

6:  ​​20”  ​​square ​​quilt ​​sandwiches​​ made ​​from​​ quilting​​ cotton ​​and​​ thin​​ cotton ​​or ​​cotton/poly​​blend​​ batting.  It is suggested to bring a mix of solid colored fabrics and medium scale prints.

40 ​​or ​​50 wt​​ cotton ​​or​​ poly​​thread in a color that contrasts with your fabric ​​(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

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

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

An Admission ticket must be purchased to attend all classes

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