Free Motion Quilting with Leonie Fraser with Leonie Fraser 4 week course
Dates: 23 Feb, and 1, 15 & 22 March 2024
Time: 9am setup for a 9:30am start until 2:30pm
Focus: Machine quilting
This course will encourage you to break away from straight lines with the walking foot to be more adventurous in your quilting, taking you through the steps required and boost your confidence and creativity.
Over the 4 sessions you will develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in free motion quilting. If you do all the sessions and homework, you can decide whether you will end up with cushions, a throw or a bed quilt.
You will choose your materials and will be provided with designs by Leonie that you can confidently complete at home. Leonie will also assist you to decide whether designs you bring to class are suitable for free motion quilting.
Fabric and batting will be discussed in the session and can be purchased from the store at the time of the class.
Level of skill required for this workshop: Beginners learning to quilt.
Techniques that will be covered over the length of the course:
- Choice of fabric and wadding
- Planning and designing a quilt layout
- Preparing fabrics for quilting
- Starting and stopping
- Marking fabric with a design
- Points and corners
- Continuous line quilting
- Stippling and fill patterns
- Loops and curves and scrolls
A materials list will provided on registration.
A materials list will be provided at time of registration.