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Free-motion and Rulerwork Quilting Class with Andi

In this class, held at the Longmont location, explore the creative options provided by free-motion quilting; then expand those options with the addition of ruler quilting.  Demonstration of the basic tenets as well as time for guided practice will be provided.  Supplies purchased at Maggie's, for this class, include a 15% discount.


  • Sewing machine in good working order (machine must be able to lower feed dogs).  A large sewing bed is desirable.
  • Power cord
  • Foot control
  • Bobbins
  • Sewing machine extension table (not mandatory but highly suggested)
  • Sewing machine manual
  • Silicon mat for machine (such as Supreme Slider or Sew Steady)
  • Free-motion quilting foot or Free-motion open toe quilting foot
  • Quilt ruler sewing machine foot (absolutely required for safety)
  • 2 solid fabric quilt sandwiches each measuring at least 22"x 22" with 4" of batting and backing fabric extending beyond the 22" top
  • 40 or 50 weight thread
  • General sewing supplies
  • Hand sewing needle
  • Fabric marking pen

Optional but nice to have:
  • Variety of quilt rulers- *Bring your own or try rulers provided by instructor
  • Quilting gloves
  • Fabric glider hoop

  • "Free-motion Quilting Idea Book".  Amanda Murphy
  • "First Step to Free-Motion Quilting".  Christina Cameli
  • "Rulerwork Quilting Idea Book".  Amanda Murphy
  • "The Ultimate Guide to Rulerwork Quilting".  Amanda Murphy

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: You will need to be experienced and comfortable with your machine. Some quilting eperience would be helpful.
Instructor: Andi Bechberger
Instructor Bio: Andi holds a BA in Home Economics from Adrian College, Adrian Michigan and a Master's Degree in Educational Technology from George Washington University, Washington, DC. She has been sewing since she was a teenager. Additionally, she brings 27 years experience as a Career and Technology Education Educator; 17 as a middle school Family and Consumer Science teacher.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.