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Free Motion Quilting with Rita Meyerhoff Fall 2023

Learn the basics of free-motion quilting and walking foot grid work, including choosing thread, batting, and needles. You will learn lots of designs and the basics of stitching on your quilt top using free-motion quilting as well as how to adapt stencils as quilting motifs. This class will help you gain confidence in your quilting and avoid some of the pitfalls common to free-motion quilting. Learn how to decide what style of quilting enhances your project best depending on how your project will be used. You will have a chance to try your skills with stitching allover quilting, quilting borders and sashing, and background fillers, straight-line stitching and grids. Rita is a well-known local quilter with lots of experience and knowledge to share and cannot wait for you to join her on your quilting adventure.

Free Motion Quilting Supply List

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Learn to use your darning foot for free motion work, along with learning how to do grid work with a walking foot. Also learn to mark a quilt top and preparing the top, batting and backing for quilting.
Materials Included:
No materials included
Students please bring a machine that you know how to operate and that is in good working condition. Please also see the class supply list by clicking on the red link above.
Instructor Name:
Rita Meyerhoff
Instructor Bio:
Rita is a well-known local quilter with experience and knowledge and will gently guide you to bring your quilting to the next level.

Free Motion Quilting with Rita Meyerhoff Fall 2023

$ 115.00
Free Motion Quilting with Rita Meyerhoff - This class consists of 3 days of class, spaced one week apart that starts Wednesday - Oct 4, 2023
Wed, Oct 11, 2023 at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Wed, Oct 18, 2023 at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Wed, Oct 25, 2023 at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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Current Exhibits
Main Gallery:
Logs on a Roll Log Cabin Quilts
Northeast Gallery:
Amy Pabst Log Cabin: 100,000 Pieces Project

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Members gain free entry to exhibits throughout the year. Free admission to Sunday at the Museum lectures, discounts on gift shop purchases, and more! 

Sunday at the Museum
May 14 at 2:00 pm Mother's Day
Join us for the Sandra Dallas book signing of her new book
"Where the Coyotes Howl"
Copies of the book available in the RMQM Gift shop.

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Phone:      303-277-0377
Address:  200 Violet Street, Suite 140
                   Golden, CO 80401
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