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Hitting the Mark: Perfect Quilting Every Time

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Use marking to make gorgeous feature designs that only look difficult! Learn simple techniques to enhance your projects with stunning quilting.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Cyndi Souder
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Join award-winning quilter Cyndi Souder and discover how to incorporate beautiful, intricate designs in your quilting. First, find out how to work with a variety of marking tools and stencils, and how to use seam lines and printed fabric as built-in marking guides. Then, discover two ways to efficiently transfer designs, and delve into fun filler motifs. After that, find out how to use overall quilting to reinforce the theme and style of your quilt top, and experiment with variegated thread to add pops of color. Next, find out why planning your quilting is an essential strategy for success, before bringing your original ideas to life with custom free-motion quilting templates. Finally, Cyndi will show you how to use marked designs to accentuate and showcase your piecing, fabric and more, for a quilt that comes together in perfect harmony.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Preparing to Free-Motion Quilt
Meet instructor Cyndi Souder, your guide to helping you perfect your quilting technique! Set up your machine for free-motion quilting with Cyndi's insider tips and tools for finding the right tension for your threads, picking the right needle size and comfortably gripping your quilt. Don't forget to warm up!
2. Marking Basics
3. Simple Feature Designs
4. Advanced Feature Designs
5. Quilting Filler Patterns
6. Combining Features & Fillers
7. Creating Your Quilting Plan

Taught by

Cyndi Souder
Cyndi Souder
Cyndi Souder is a Bernina ambassador and has been teaching free-motion quilting for more than 10 years. She is the author of Creating Celebration Quilts, and her work has been displayed at numerous quilt shows, including the International Quilt Association Festival in Houston, the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival and the Quilt Odyssey.

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