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with Christina Cameli
Online Class

Quilting the Grid: Structured Free Motion

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Want to venture into free-motion quilting but not sure where to start? Quilting expert Christina Cameli shows you how to combine your walking foot and free-motion quilting to achieve uniquely textured geometric designs. Conquer negative space with confidence and set up a variety of grids to perfectly fit your quilt including diamonds, triangles and radiant grids. With Christina's step-by-step guidance, you’ll gain confidence in your free-motion quilting as you stitch one section at a time.


  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h20m

Included in this Class

1. Creating a Basic Grid

1. Creating a Basic Grid

Meet your instructor Christina and start by creating a grid for your quilt to use as a guide for free-motion quilting. Using a ruler and a walking foot, Christina shows you step by step how to make a basic and an on-point grid. Then, see how to split your grids to form even more fun shapes!

2. Diamond Grids

2. Diamond Grids

Next, expand your quilting horizons by learning how to quilt diamond-based grids. Find out how to make and measure evenly spaced lines as you explore diamonds, triangles and radiant grids all with your walking foot.

3. Working Inside the Grid

3. Working Inside the Grid

Ready for some quilting magic? Discover how to use your walking foot to emphasize the quilt grid with flanked lines. After that, see how simple free-motion fills like arcs and loops really bring the quilting to life. Plus, Christina shares tips for efficient traveling so you can easily quilt large sections without getting stuck.

Recommended with this class

  • Walking foot
  • Free-motion foot
  • Machine quilting thread
  • General fabric and quilt project supplies