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Beginning Free Motion Quilting

Please plan to bring a lunch/snack (refrigerator and microwave available)
or join in a group lunch delivery order.

Supply List

  • Fabric: 2 yards muslin or solid white*
  • Batting: Low loft cotton or cotton blend, 4 pieces at least 18"- 20" square*
  • Thread: Good quality thread (Aurifil, Mettler, or King Tut recommended) in a color slightly darker than your fabric
  • Sewing machine in good working order, with manual
  • Typical sewing supplies (seam ripper, etc.)
  • Extension table, if you have one
  • Walking foot
  • Free motion/darning foot
  • Sewing machine needles: Schmetz quilting size 75/11 or 90/14 recommended
  • Blue wash-out marker or other marking tool
  • Pen/pencil and paper
  • Quilting gloves (Machingers recommended)
*Kits with four muslin & batting sandwiches are available for sale at the shop or online here.

Recommended book: Free-Motion Quilting Idea Book by Amanda Murphy


Sample is on Kona white with Quilters Dream cotton batting in Select weight

Before class, please do the following:

  1. Cut fabric into 8 fat quarters by first cutting four 18" pieces the width of the fabric, then cutting on the fold.
  2. Sandwich each of the batting pieces between two pieces of fabric. You can pin or spray baste if you wish, but you don’t have to – the friction will be enough to keep them together and these are just for practice.
  3. Wind a couple of bobbins of thread.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Schenck

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.