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Christa Watson: Free Motion Quilting Designs with Lines, Price Includes $25 Class Kit (Half Day WS, Fri, 10/16/20, 12-3pm PST)

Christa Watson: Free Motion Quilting Designs with Lines, Price Includes $25 Class Kit (Half Day WS, Fri, 10/16/20, 12-3pm PST)
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Price: $80.00
ID Number : OLCA068

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Free Motion Quilting Designs with Lines
Half-Day Workshop
12 pm - 3 pm PST, Friday, October 16

Embrace the “hand-sketched” look when you learn to quilt modern geometric fillers that require little to no marking of the quilt. Go beyond the straight line when you learn how to create irregular linear motifs that look great on both traditional and contemporary quilts. 

Note: Students should be comfortable with basic free-motion quilting.

The kit fee includes one of Christa’s Machine Quilting Books that students can choose from. Please indicate book choice in notes section when registering.
All Levels

Class Kit includes one of Christa’s Books. Students can choose between Machine Quilting with Style, The Ultimate Guide to Machine Quilting, or Piece and Quilt with Precuts. $25 class kit included in workshop fee. Please indicate book choice in notes section when registering.

Students to Provide

  • 6 practice quilt sandwiches consisting of two large squares of solid or tonal colored fabric basted together with batting in between; I recommend at least 10” for the top square, 11” for the batting, and 11” or more for the bottom square of each “sandwich.” For variety, you may substitute single quilt blocks in any size, or printed fabric for a few of the practice squares. Baste using basting spray or pins and do NOT stitch around the edges.
  • Thread to match your fabrics. I recommend Aurifil 100% cotton, 50 weight.
  • Extra bobbins, thread snips.
  • Sketchbook and pen or pencil for note-taking and FMQ sketching
  • New machine needle: I recommend size 80/12 Topstitch from Superior to go with 50 weight cotton thread. These are available from shop.ChristaQuilts.com
  • Sewing machine in good working order
  • Free motion foot to fit your machine; practice attaching before class begins.
  • A “can-do” attitude – this is going to be fun!

Sewing Machine Required