Creative Quilting: Alternatives to Free Motion (DVD)

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Use simple techniques, get incredible quilting; no free motion required!

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What You Get

  • DVD with 6 video lessons
  • Full-color, printed reference materials booklet, including a supply list, thread troubleshooting chart and practice template
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Includes closed captioning


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Class Overview

You don't have to tackle intricate free-motion for eye-catching quilting; there are some simple alternatives that can make a big impact too! Join popular quilting instructor Susan Cleveland and build a toolkit of techniques that will help you mix, match and make something amazing.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Getting a Professional Finish
Meet Susan Cleveland, who begins class with all you need to know to get ready for a fabulous finish. Start with pucker-free preparation techniques to get your top ready and move on to simple staystitching that will keep your top from warping while quilting. The lesson ends with steps for properly squaring up your quilt.
2. Quilting in the Ditch
3. Simple Designs, Big Thread
4. Big-Stitch Hand Quilting
5. Beyond the Basics
6. Putting It All Together

Taught by

Susan  Cleveland
Susan Cleveland
Susan Cleveland is an award-winning quilter and instructor. Her quilts have been featured in numerous publications, including Modern Quilts Unlimited and American Quilter, and she teaches workshops around the U.S. Susan is the author of three books: Marvelous Miters, Precision & Panache and Piping Hot Curves, and is also the inventor of the Groovin’ Piping Trimming Tool and the Prairie Pointer pressing tool.

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