Free-Motion Mastery in a Month Teacher Certification Program

Free-Motion Mastery in a Month gives students a plan to succeed . . .
FMM30 Teacher Training gives TEACHERS a plan to succeed!

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There is nothing more gratifying for a teacher than to see your students succeed! That's what is so exciting about teaching Free-Motion Mastery in a Month classes -- students leave the classroom having succeeded far beyond what they ever thought possible -- in just a few hours.

What makes Free-Motion Mastery in a Month different from other approaches to learning free-motion quilting? While other approaches focus on patterns, Free-Motion Mastery in a Month goes deeper to focus on body mechanics -- teaching the body how to move to quilt a pattern.

It's something so basic and simple that it gets overlooked. But when you guide your students through the experiential exercises in the Free-Motion Mastery system, the fundamental movements of free-motion quilting come easily and naturally -- and they succeed at free-motion quilting almost instantly! 

Watch this video for a visit to a Free-Motion Mastery class.

The FMM30 Teacher Certification Program lets you bring this uniquely effective teaching system to your students and customers. Using prepared lesson plans, projects and videos, you can present classes any time, in the way that best suits your students, your customers and your store. You can create a strong, ongoing free-motion education program that will build your customers' skills and loyalty, and build your profits.

What will I learn?

FMM30 Certified Teachers have access to a wealth of materials that make teaching free-motion quilting easy, fun and profitable. You'll learn to:

  • Teach with the FMM30 exercises and lessons to help your students quickly succeed at FMQ fundamentals. 
  • Help your students incorporate skills they already have into the skills they need for free-motion quilting.
  • Teaching techniques that extend beyond the FMM30 book - exercises that help your students quickly succeed at challenging skills like finding the right combination of hand and machine speed for confident, even stitching.
  • Specific structures for quilting widely-used patterns such as pebbles and feathers that guarantee beautiful results.
  • How to soft-sell products and sewing machines as you teach free-motion quilting.
  • Present and moderate live online classes that run smoothly, look professional, and keep you connected with your customers.

What other benefits does FMM30 Certification offer?

  • Get ongoing training and updates through monthly newsletters and quarterly video webinars.
  • Get first access to new FMM30 products, projects and patterns.
  • Be included in our Fabric Kit Marketplace -- you create the kits, we promote them and send customers to your website to purchase them.
  • Be highlighted as a Certified Teacher / Certified Store on the FMM30 website with a hotlink to your store.
  • Benefit from our advertising and brand exposure.

What materials are included?

  • FMM30 Teacher’s Manual, including teaching modules, lesson plans, materials lists, class handouts and more
  • Free-Motion Mastery in a Month book
  • Free-Motion Mastery in a Month Tool Kit
  • FMM30 Video Class, with a license to show it in commercial settings
  • FMM30 Quilting Yoga Videos, with a license to show them in commercial settings
  • Official FMM30 Teacher's Apron
  • FMM30 Graduation Pin

What’s in the Teacher’s Manual?

  • 10+ lesson plans for classes ranging from 1 hour to a full day, with materials lists and class handouts ready to customize with your store's logo and contact info
  • Patterns for class projects, with kitting instructions
  • A FMM30 Club Plan
  • Teaching modules for each concept and topic in FMM30 - combine them to go with the lesson plans or create your own custom plan

How is the course structured?

The Free-Motion Mastery in a Month Teacher Certification course is taught live online. Participants attend a series of live online lessons (usually once a week), for a total of 8 sessions. Between classes, teacher trainees have time to do lessons complete class samples. The online format makes it convenient and economical for shop owners and employees to attend.

Who can attend?

Owners or employees of a quilting-related business. Independent contractors must have a resale license. Click here to create or log in to your wholesale account.

    How much does it cost? 

    $999 per person.

    When is the next session?

    The next series of classes begins Monday, January 9,2023.
    Class time is 2:00-4:00 Eastern time.

    How do I enroll?

    You'll need to have a wholesale account with RaNae Merrill Quilt Design in order to enroll. Click here to create or log in to your wholesale account. Once you are logged in, click on the Quick Order Form button, then select  FMM30 Certified Teacher Training Online Course for the session you want.

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