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with Frieda Anderson
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Machine Quilting the Home Sweet Home Quilt

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Take your next big step into quilting proficiency as Frieda Anderson shows you how to create a beautifully quilted surface using your domestic sewing machine. Frieda eliminates the fear factor by guiding beginner machine quilters step by step through setting up your materials and workspace, practicing different filler stitches, and binding and finishing for a polished final result. Complete written instructions are included for piecing the cute "Home Sweet Home" quilt design. Once you're ready to turn your pieced top into a finished quilt, Frieda joins you on the Craftsy platform as you set up your work space for free-motion success, then sandwich and baste your quilt. You'll learn 14 different free-motion quilting variations, plus a fast, neat and easy binding method. It's all demonstrated on a regular domestic sewing machine!

Become a confident machine quilter! Sign up today for Frieda Anderson's Machine Quilting the Home Sweet Home Quilt.

What You'll Learn

* How to prepare your workspace and machine for finishing your quilt

* Tips for machine quilting without strain or fatigue

* Frieda's favorite materials and methods

* Essential techniques for confident free-motion quilting

* 14 beautiful quilting motifs and patterns, from basic stippling and circles to elegant flowers and fans

* An unbelievably easy binding method

What You'll Make

Frieda's exclusive "Craftsy House Quilt" (finished size 42 1/2" x 57")

Please note: Frieda doesn't piece the quilt top in this class, but complete written instructions are included. Make your quilt top, then meet Frieda on the Craftsy platform to take your pieced top from unfinished to fabulous!


  • intermediate
  • 8 episodes
  • 2h11m

Included in this Class

1. The Home Sweet Home Quilt

1. The Home Sweet Home Quilt

Meet your instructor, hand dyeing artist and quilter Frieda Anderson. Receive a brief overview of the class and learn helpful tips on how to set up your work station and machine for comfort and efficiency.

2. Basting the Quilt

2. Basting the Quilt

Discover Frieda's professional basting tips that will leave your quilt pucker-free! You'll be amazed at what you can achieve with spray sizing and paper clips as you fold, iron and pin your quilt in preparation for quilting.

3. Basic Designs

3. Basic Designs

Let's get stitching! In this lesson, Frieda explains how to stitch in the ditch to create an anchor before demonstrating Loop-the-Loop, Frog Eggs, Curly Ques and Stippling.