Learn the fundamentals of free-motion quilting and learn to set a zipper as you make these quick and easy cases. You'll be amazed at how much you learn quilting just one block, and you'll finish a case in class!

  • How to set up your machine for FMQ
  • How to balance stitch tension for FMQ
  • How to find YOUR perfect rhythm and speed
  • A fool-proof technique to get a perfect stitch length every time
  • Simple patterns that look great, even if you're a beginner
  • Fundamental shapes that can build into any pattern
  • An easy technique for setting a zipper
  • Three different case shapes from one simple block

After quilting your block, make a case in your choice of shape. This project is perfect for using up orphan blocks or even re-purposing previously-quilted items. Use the cases in your purse, suitcase and studio for all kinds of small items from makeup to pencils to tablets. (And they make great gifts, too!)


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