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Wild Quilting: Creative Free-Motion Combinations (DVD)

Learn techniques that make mesmerizing free-motion quilting more manageable, more fun and more rewarding!

What You Get

  • DVD with 7 video lessons
  • Full-color, printed reference materials booklet
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Includes closed captioning

Class Overview

Discover free-motion techniques for finishing your quilts with eye-catching personalized designs using any motif you already know and love. With popular instructor Christina Cameli, you'll jump right in by learning how to adjust your quilting density and echo motifs to make your tops pop. Next, make quilting large areas more manageable with Christina's tips for dividing your top and making design choices. Take your quilting confidence further as you learn how to transition beautifully from one motif to the next, and even combine motifs into one impressive design. Then, create dynamic quilted compositions by nesting motifs in vertical layers. Christina will also explain how to use showboat motifs to create fascinating focal points or amazing all-over designs. Finally, combine all the techniques you've learned to create a spectacular, one-of-a-kind design.

Lesson Breakdown

1. The Basic Skills
Kick off class by getting to know popular Craftsy instructor and author Christina Cameli. Then discover her tips for bringing greater dimension to your work by adjusting the density of your quilting and using echoing to make motifs stand out even more. Before moving on, Christina will show you how to use travel stitching to navigate around your quilt without stopping to snip threads.
2. Divide & Conquer
3. Grouped Combinations
4. Blended Combinations
5. Layered Combinations
6. Showboats
7. Integrating

Taught by

Christina Cameli
Christina Cameli
Christina Cameli is a quilt designer and free-motion quilter with more than a decade of experience. She writes the quilting blog A Few Scraps and contributes to numerous publications, including Stitch, Quilts & More, Quilty and The Quilt Life. She's the author of "First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting," "Step-by-Step Free-Motion Quilting," "Step-by-Step Texture Quilting" and more. Christina was also featured on the PBS TV series "Fresh Quilting."