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Wild Quilting: Creative Free-Motion Combinations

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Item # 15183742
Instructor : Christina Cameli
$39.99
Skill Level 3 : Proven experience
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.  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. More
Learn techniques that make mesmerizing free-motion quilting more manageable, more fun and more rewarding!

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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.
 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.
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Instructor
   Christina Cameli

Christina Cameli has been free-motion quilting for over a decade, and writes the quilting blog A Few Scraps. She is the author of "First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting" and "Step-by-Step Free-Motion Quilting," and contributes to numerous publications, including Stitch, Quilts and More, Quilty and The Quilt Life.

Materials: What you Need

1 . Six fat quarters of solid fabrics
2 . 1½ yards (1.4 meters) of muslin
3 . Six pieces 22" x 18" (56 cm x 46 cm) of batting
4 . Curved basting pins or basting spray
5 . Thread
6 . Quilting gloves
7 . Marking pencil 
8 . Notebook
9 . Pen
10 . Standard sewing notions for quilting

Lesson Plan: What you Learn

Lesson 1 : The Basic Skills
00:12:24

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.

Lesson 2 : Divide & Conquer
00:17:10

If you ever feel overwhelmed when looking at an unfinished top, this lesson will help you divide up your project to make quilting more manageable. Christina will also show you how you can vary your motifs and stitch density to make your divided spaces pop!

Lesson 3 : Grouped Combinations
00:16:06

Take your quilting confidence even further as Christina shows you how to flow from stitching one design to the next. You'll discover how to choose motifs that play off of each other, as well as how to fill in space organically and avoid square edges.

Lesson 4 : Blended Combinations
00:20:48

Get into a stitching rhythm by combining motifs into a consistent pattern. Christina will help you select the shapes you want to connect and improve the consistency of your designs with her counting technique.

Lesson 5 : Layered Combinations
00:21:49

Learn how to create delightfully dynamic stitch designs in vertical layers. Next, find out how to add visual interest with partial layers. Christina will also give you tips for filling in the open space left by partial layers.

Lesson 6 : Showboats
00:13:02

No one likes a showboat, unless it's an attention-grabbing quilt design! Find out how these motifs can improve your finished quilts by pulling your viewer's eye to a breathtaking focal point. Christina will even show you how you can use multiple showboat motifs for a breathtaking all-over design.

Lesson 7 : Integrating
00:24:39

Christina will help you really get wild as you bring together all the techniques you've learned into one beautiful, personalized quilt! Along the way, she'll guide you through design considerations for working on a small or large-scale project.



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