Cleveland, OH

Free Motion for All (BYOF)
Teacher: Nelly Vileikis
Thursday, July 15, 2021
8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Code(s): A 9X, B25 Hands on Workshop
John S. Knight Center
Registration Full Pre-Registration Closed
Pricing Information
Session Value: 3
Price Per Session (before discount): $23.00
Materials Fee: $17.00

The goal: to become confident about choosing and executing quilting motifs which enhance the piecing on a quilt. Sometimes background fillers are the best answer, since they can elevate a quilt, giving it that little extra. Explore how to select, draw and stitch many background fillers, some based on a grid and others which are more appropriate for the modern quilt style. Bring your own fabric; see supply list for details.

In Novi, MI this class will be taught in a Sit-Down Longarm machine room. Two students will share a machine, so sign-up with a friend or make a new one in class when you join the fun! You'll be surprised at how much you'll learn between turns at the machine.


In the Bernina Studio sponsored by Chestnut Ridge Sewing
  • Student Maximum: 20 (0 seats left)
  • Category(ies): Rookies and Refreshers, Just for Fun, Quiltmaking, Finishing Your Quilt, Surface Design, Stretch Your Creativity
  • Experience Level:


  • Advance Prep:

    Cut the muslin (or solid light-colored fabric) into (16) 10 x 11-inch squares. Make 8 quilt sandwiches. There is no need to pin baste.

  • Supply List:

    Small sharp scissors or snips; paper (newsprint is great); ball point pen (two colors); pencil; at least two sheet protectors; dry erase fine markers; small scrap of cottong batting to erase dry erase marker marks; quilter's glove; reading/sewing glasses and anything that will make your sewing more enjoyable.

    Fabric requirements:

    1.5 yards muslin (or solid light-colored fabric you may already have, no prints) for quilt sandwiches

    Batting - enough to make (8) 11 x 10-inch quilt sandwiches


  • Completion Level:

    Several samples will be drawn and stitched.

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