This exciting workshop will cover everything you need to know about quilting on a domestic sewing machine - both free motion style (FMQ) and straight line quilting!
Morning: Domestic Machine Quilting: Straight Ahead
Learn to use a walking foot to achieve beautiful results on your home sewing. Straight lines and “organic” quilting can be as effective as more elaborate quilting. Class will include a review of machine set-up, including needles and threads; and a review of fabric markers, and battings.
Afternoon: Domestic Machine Quilting: Around the Bend
Quilters will learn free motion quilting with a darning foot or free motion quilting foot. We also discuss how to choose quilting designs.
Students should know how to operate their sewing machine, attach a walking foot and a quilting/darning foot, and prepare a quilt sandwich. No previous experience with machine quilting is necessary.
Limited to 20 students. Registration is open to SFMQG members only until June 20th, at which point guest registration will open.
Linda Hungerford has been a sewist since childhood, and a quilter since 1976. In 1998 she began domestic machine quilting, and in 2005 began teaching. Her first classes were taught to beginners at her church in Iowa, and expanded to churches throughout the Des Moines area. As a result of her classes, she wrote First Time Quiltmaking (Landauer Publishing).
Since moving to The Villages, Florida, in 2012, Linda has continued teaching beginner quiltmaking and has now taught the five-week series of lessons a total of 34 times! Through the Lifelong Learning College, and Quilting Guild of The Villages, she also teaches technique and free motion quilting classes. MQG members can register now for Linda’s “No Tails Binding: Mitered Corners by Machine” creative webinar on Thursday, September 29.