Get Started in Free-Motion Quilting at Home

Wouldn’t you love to put the finishing touch on your quilts? For less than the cost of sending one quilt out, you CAN learn to free motion quilt. Join author and award-winning art quilter Jenny Lyon to learn successful free-motion quilting on your domestic sewing machine. Jenny explains all the details in clear, precise language, sometimes with a little humor. She knows this is something you can do with some guidance and practice.
You'll start at the very beginning: Learn about the best set-up of your machine area and picking the right tools for free-motion fun and how to pair the right needle and thread, and how to adjust your tension for beautiful stitches. Find out key preparation steps when it comes to batting, marking, and basting. Plus, Jenny guides you through a variety of designs such as Loops, Bubbles, Stipple, Peacock & Crosshatch. You'll master free-motion fundamentals to create the quilt of your dreams!

What you will learn

  • All you need to know to get started free-motion quilting…in one place, with close-up step-by-step videos

  • Workspace set-up and tools for success

  • How to pair the right needle and thread as well as adjust your tension for beautiful stitches

  • Key preparation steps when it comes to batting, marking, and basting.

  • Step-by-step instruction on how to quilt 5 designs for your quilts ...Loops, Bubbles, Stipple, Peacock & Cross Hatch. Use these motifs on suggested projects to start right away

  • Includes 1-year access to the course materials, direct contact with your instructor through in-course discussion rooms, and access to our private community boards where you can meet other Creative Sparklers.


+ Free-Motion Quilting from Ordinary to Extraordinary eBook included with your course (A $22.99 value). 

This twenty-one-day workbook (eBook) takes you beyond the basics. Jenny shares an easy, three-step process to help you bridge the gap between ordinary quilting and extraordinary quilting.  A perfect companion to her course!

Yes You Can Free Motion Quilt

You CAN free-motion quilt your quilts at home on your domestic machine! All you need to know to get started is here in one place. With a little bit of time and play, you’ll be quilting your quilts with confidence and joy.

Course Curriculum

  • Welcome to the course!

    1 Video 1 Text 2 Downloads

  • Chapter 1: Course Overview and Machine Setup

    5 Videos

  • Chapter 2: Before You Take a Stitch

    18 Videos

  • Chapter 3: Stitching Five Free Motion Motifs

    18 Videos 1 PDF 1 Download

  • Conclusion and Next Steps

    4 Videos 1 Text