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Beyond Basic Machine Quilting

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Take your machine quilting skills in new directions as Ann Petersen teaches you 17 quilting designs that will add richness to your free-motion work.

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What You Get

  • 13 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, tips and techniques
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Ann Petersen
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

You’'ll master your home sewing machine and diversify your free-motion quilting motifs. In addition to her designs, Ann shares her expertise in quality quilt construction. From preparation to finishing, Ann’s guidance will make your machine quilting projects easier even as they become more elaborate. Ann gives you the tools to conquer those free-motion fears and make a complicated quilt a fun challenge - not an exercise in frustration.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
An introduction to Ann Peterson and the course. Get to know the basics of the Craftsy platform!
2. Supplies
3. Basting and Marking
4. Starting to Stitch
5. Traditional Feathers
6. Nontraditional Feathers
7. Free-Form Feathers
8. Embellishing
9. Dragonfly
10. Border Embellishments
11. Quilted Lace
12. Echoing and Background Stitches
13. Blocking

Taught by

Ann Petersen
Ann Petersen
Ann Petersen has been sewing quilts since her childhood, and her work has been featured in numerous books, magazine and exhibitions. Ann’s quilts have won multiple awards, including first place at both the Houston International Quilt Festival and the American Quilter's Society Show in Paducah, Kentucky. She teaches quilting classes on Craftsy and around the US.

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