Online Class

Next Steps With Your Walking Foot

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Discover easy walking-foot skills and new motifs that will accentuate your piecing, create tantalizing texture and beautifully enhance any project!

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What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a resource list, stitch journal instructions and printable templates for practice
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Jacquie Gering
  • 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 celebrated modern quilter Jacquie Gering for step-by-step guidance through a stunning selection of walking foot quilting designs. Begin with simple machine setup tips, then dive into stitching with versatile linear designs. You'll create a stitch journal for instant access to stitch counts, settings and your favorite decorative motifs. Jacquie will also walk you through traveling techniques for fluid concentric circles, triangles and rectangles, and reveal her magic formula for striking spiral motifs that are simple to stitch. Twig, leaf and Southwestern-inspired designs are up next, as you discover an innovative reverse-stitching technique that alleviates the need to turn your entire quilt. Finally, find out how to mark traditional templates to quilt dynamic curved motifs, and add elegant clamshells and flowers to your repertoire.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Walking-Foot Basics
Meet designer and author Jacquie Gering as she previews the creative designs you'll learn to make with your walking foot. Get started by learning about the basics of a walking foot and an integrated dual feed. You'll also discover effective ways to start and stop your walking foot, whether it's on the edge of your quilt or in the middle.
2. New Linear Designs
3. Decorative Stitches
4. Concentric Shapes
5. Spirals
6. Designs With Reverse Stitching
7. New Curved Designs
8. Curved Remixes

Recommended with this class

  • Practice quilt sandwiches (spray basted): One 24" x 24" sandwich; six to twelve 10" x 10" sandwiches
  • Grommets and grommet setter for making a stitch journal
  • ThreadThread

Taught by

Jacquie Gering
Jacquie Gering
The co-author of Quilting Modern: Techniques and Projects for Improvisational Quilts (Interweave, 2012), Jacquie is a contributing designer and author for Stitch, Modern Patchwork, Quilter's World and Quilter's Quarterly. Her quilts have been featured in other national and international publications. Jacquie is a leader in the modern quilting movement, serving on the board of directors of the National Modern Quilt Guild. She teaches and talks quilting across the country and shares her designs and quilting knowledge on her popular blog, Tallgrass Prairie Studio.

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