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Free Motion Quilting (FMQ) with Rita Meyerhoff | Oct 9, 16 & 23, 9:30am - 12:30pm



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: Beginner
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
Requirements: 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: 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. Past students have been very excited to continue perfecting the skills learned in class.
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Current Exhibits
Main Gallery:
Evolutions CFE and RMQM Collection
Northeast Gallery:
Thorns & Spikes | 4 Coners Groupr
April 22, 2024- July 20, 2024

Membership has Benefits
Members gain free entry to exhibits throughout the year, free admission to Sunday at the Museum events, discounts on gift shop purchases, check out books from the Sandra Dallas Library, and more!

Sunday at the Museum
Aug 11- Joan Duncan | Applique is My Super Power
Sept 8 - 150+ Years of Sewing & Quilts
Oct 13-Photos, Pixels & Pizzazz | Recent work by Caryl Bryer Fallert- Gentry
Nov 10-SAQA WILD! Panel

Contact Us:

Phone:      303-277-0377
Email:       RMQM@RMQM.org
Address:  200 Violet Street, Suite 140
                  Golden, CO 80401
Hours:      Monday - Saturday 10-4pm
                  Sunday - 11-4pm
Closed Major Holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day & Easter Sunday. (early closings the day before at 2pm)
Holiday Hours may be different.