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Skill Level: Beginner
Wendy Sheppard
Learn to Machine Quilt
Learn to Machine Quilt
Wendy Sheppard, Instructor

Learn how to beautifully finish quilts on your own sewing machine 9 nine machine-quilting techniques including stippling, pebbles, swirly vines and more. Find out more in the Class Description below.

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Learn the techniques and tips to develop your free-motion machine quilting skills!

If you cringe when handing over your precious quilts to someone else to finish, then it's time to learn how to finish them yourself using your domestic sewing machine. Machine-quilting expert Wendy Sheppard remembers what it's like to learn how to machine quilt—the fear and frustration, but more importantly, the satisfaction at learning valuable machine-quilting skills. Her experience and expertise will guide you and give you the confidence to beautifully quilt your projects.
In this quilting class, you will:
  • Discover which threads, needles, batting and notions work best with machine quilting
  • Learn how to securely start and stop stitching
  • Discover how to imprint quilt motifs in your brain before taking them to the sewing machine
  • Practice and learn straight-line stitching close together and far apart parallel lines, corners and crosshatching
  • Learn free-motion quilting techniques stippling, swirly vines, interchanging vine, allover swirls, jester's hat, single and double echoing, and pebbles.
Practice each quilting technique as you create a 24" x 24" tone-on-tone sampler wall hanging included in the class.

Learning these techniques and quilting motifs will greatly enhance and broaden your ability to finish your quilts, allowing you to add more texture, depth and beauty to your quilted creations.

Annie's online classes include downloadable and printable class patterns in PDF format in addition to the online video content. You can view online classes at your convenience, 24/7, 365 days a year from any mobile device, both tablet and non-tablet (phones, iPod Touch, etc.) but classes are best viewed on tablets or computers.
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FREE -- Class Overview
1:27
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FREE -- Introduction
5:33
Essential Tools & Notions
14:55
Prepping the Class Project
5:35
Quilting Straight Lines
11:22
Echoing
19:53
Allover Swirls
8:19
Jester's Hat
2:46
Swirly Vines
5:14
Interchanging Vines
6:15
Pebbles
8:19
Stippling
3:41
Finishing the Project
1:36
Class Wrap-Up
1:45
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Class Project Photos

Customer Reviews for Learn to Machine Quilt:

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4.5 out of 5 (Reviewed by 16 customers.)

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April 30, 2015
Jenny L
I have watched the entire class without touching fabric or machine. I'm ready to tackle the straight line parts very confident about that! Turning off the feed dogs scares, the bejeebers out of me. I see a lot of practice in my future. They say practice makes perfect, and I am determined to succeed at this. I may wear this out re-watching it, but I find it very helpful.
April 29, 2015
Elizabeth K
I've only just started the class but so far I find it so educational! Wendy is a very good instructor and she teaches like a pro. I highly recommend this class to anyone who wants to learn free motion quilting or you need to brush up on your techniques.
April 10, 2015
Roberta M
Maybe free motion quilting isn't my thing. It looks too difficult, I need stencils or templates.
November 10, 2014
Laura B
I ended up taking a live class because I just wasn't getting what I needed from this class and have since decided that free motion is probably not for me.
August 8, 2014
Janice H
I really enjoyed taking this class and following along to create my sampler. It turned out good and gave me the courage to create several lap quilts for my great granddaughters; I used mostly the straight line stitch and stitch in the ditch styles. I am now ready to try the other styles on another quilt that I am making. I have made many quilts and always hand quilted them. I still find that relaxing, but I also like to try new things. Wendy has a nice teaching style and watching her quilt made me want to try it. I did find that I had a hard time making my machine go slower as I am an experienced sewer and like to go fast. My husband devised a stop for my pressure foot and now I can go as slow as I need to. Thanks for a very good class. I know that I will refer to it many more times in the future.

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