Online Classes

Free Motion for All (BYOF) (Online)
Teacher: Nelly Vileikis
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Code(s): Hands on Workshop
Online Class
Pre-Registration Closed
Pricing Information
Price: $39.00
In this hands-on machine quilting class, we will explore techniques for machine quilting and all the important details to take the stress out of free motion quilting. Learn to machine quilt many designs including free-form and stencil derived. Become informed on different kinds of batting and what they are used for. Discover the importance of different needles and threads to make free motion quilting an enjoyable experience. Bring your own fabric; see supply list for details.

  • Student Maximum: 100
  • Category(ies): Just for Fun, Quiltmaking, Embellishment, Finishing Your Quilt, Surface Design, Stretch Your Creativity
  • Experience Level: All welcome.
  • Advance Prep:

    Be sure to purchase your kit at least one week prior to class using the link in the Student Supply List.


    Cut fabric and batting into 32 sections 11 x 11-inches.

    Make 16 quilt sandwiches, there is no need to pin-baste


    Have your sewing machine set with extension table for class with the free motion foot attached and your sewing notions nearby.

  • Supply List:

    Thread (many and any you want to play with); Schmetz Microtex needles sizes 70/10, 80/12, 90/14; 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 cotton batting to erase dry erase marker marks; Quilter's Gloves; reading glasses if you wear them; sewing machine in good working condition with darning or free motion presser foot; extension table and good lighting.


    Fabric requirements:

    • 2 1/2 yards of muslin (or any one color solid fabric you may have, no prints)
    • Batting, enough to make (16) 11 x 11-inch quilt sandwiches

    There is also a kit required for this class which can be purchased for $15 plus shipping by clicking the link below. Please be sure to order your kit 1 week prior to class to allow plenty of time for shipping. (If you are ordering less than one week before the class, you are welcome to join the class as scheduled, and sew along with the recording once the kit has arrived.)
  • Completion Level: Complete in class.
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