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Machine Quilting Workshop by Judy Holley

This 6-week course is designed to help students develop the skills, muscle control and coordination needed for successful machine quilting, both straight-line and free motion.  The weekly 2-hour class sessions will be devoted to specific skills with the added benefit of classroom drill on a practice piece. 

Judy will review the course outline in detail in the first session.  Topics covered will be 1)basting & grid quilting   2)ditch stitching & stabilizing  3)free motion on a doodle sandwich   4)spirals, shells, fans, echo  5)flowers, leaves, feathers, parallel lines & crosshatching   6)putting it all together

For homework, students will apply these skills to an actual quilt of their own at home on their own time.

NOTE:  The first class usually runs 3 hours

Supply List
(10% Student Discount on class supply list purchase at MY Sewing Shoppe)
-Sewing machine in good working order!  Have it serviced if necessary & clean bobbin area before coming to class.  Bring all attachments, foot control/power cord & instruction manual
Extension cords provided or you may bring your own.
-Darning foot for free motion is required
-Walking foot (even feed) for grid quilting, optional.  Open toe embroidery foot or satin foot can be used instead.
-Quilt guide arm for your machine is available.
-Sewing machine needles in assorted sizes. (needle size depends on thread)
-Safety pins for basting, approx. 200-300
-Assortment of fabric markers: chalk, water-soluble pen, quilter's marking pencils, mechanical pencil,  soap slivers, etc.
-Long ruler for marking a line or grid.
-Basic sewing supplies: needles, thread, pins, sea ripper, scissors, etc.
-Masking tape
-Batting: you will need cotton batting such as Hobbs Heirloom Cotton *80/20), Warm & Natural Dream Cotton, etc.  No polyester of fat batt!!  Buy a large piece & cut up.
-Doodle Quilt, a basted muslin sandwich.  Buy 2 yds muslin ad use it for front & back. (Caution: Some people practice a lot and go through several).  This is for classroom practice & drill on free motion.  Not needed for the first class!
-Snacks (optional)

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Judy Holley

Machine Quilting Workshop by Judy Holley

$ 150.00
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Tue, Dec 1, 2020 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Tue, Dec 8, 2020 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Tue, Dec 15, 2020 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Tue, Dec 22, 2020 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
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