Are you ready to learn how to use rulers on your home machine? This class will teach you tips and tricks for getting your machine ready for free motion quilting. We will cover thread choice, batting, setting tension and the basics of free motion quilting with a straight edge ruler. Samples will be shown using a variety of different rulers. If there’s interest, future classes will be scheduled. The original classes were a series of 6 classes covering 6 different rulers.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before class to set up your machine.
Instructor: Marilynn Bouclin
Date: Wednesday, August 31st from 10:30 – 12:30
Because this class is in such high demand and class sizes are limited you must pay in full at the time of registration to be considered enrolled. Please call the store to pay by credit card to confirm enrollment.
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Supplies: All materials listed below are carried by Blaine’s.
•Machine with ruler foot, foot pedal and some kind of extension table
•Sewing machine manual, just in case
•Quilting Needle for your machine, 90/14.
•Thread- please bring 2 contrasting colors for checking the tension.
•Ruler with the straight edge
•(3) 8 inch square muslin quilt sandwiches. We will assemble them during class.
•Spray baste. I recommend 505.
•Marking pen. I recommend the blue, wash away one.
•Machingers (gloves for gripping fabric.)
•Supreme Slider (a mat you place on your machine to help your material move)
•Small screwdriver to adjust bobbin case
•Any other notions you need for sewing
The first 8 items are required. The rest are helpful in the quilting process. You can purchase them at a later date if you choose.