Creative Free-Motion Techniques: From Doodle to Design (DVD)

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Doodle your way to confidently quilting 25+ new free-motion motifs, including flowers, leaves, stars, trees and more.

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What You Get

  • DVD with 6 video lessons
  • Full-color, printed reference materials booklet
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Includes closed captioning


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Class Overview

Learn how to doodle then quilt an array of inspired motifs with popular instructor Lori Kennedy. Along the way, Lori will teach you techniques for creating all-over designs, travel stitching, simplifying complex motifs and more. Start by finding out how doodling with pen and paper can build muscle memory for favorite free-motion quilting designs, improve your spacing and help you quilt smoother lines. Next, see how to draw and quilt fun motifs such as leaves, berries, acorns and other nature-inspired designs. Move on to doodling and stitching a variety of stunning star motifs and ribbon designs. Want to bring a homey look to your design? You can with Lori's lesson on planning and creating cute house motifs and trees. You'll even get comfortable quilting apples, worms, jigsaw puzzles, pencils and cursive lettering to complement kids' quilts.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Circles & Spirals
Meet your instructor, quilting guru Lori Kennedy. Then learn how doodling motifs can make you a more skilled quilter and designer, and dive into 10 circle and sphere motifs that can be used in a bevy of projects!
2. Flowers
3. Leaves
4. Stars & Stripes
5. Houses & Trees
6. Fall & Back to School

Taught by

Lori  Kennedy
Lori Kennedy
Lori Kennedy is the founder and author of the popular quilting blog The Inbox Jaunt. She is also the author of the book "Free-Motion Machine Quilting 1-2-3: 61 Designs to Finish Your Quilts With Flair" and of the American Quilter column "In Line With Lori Kennedy." Lori is a proud Bernina Ambassador.

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