Doodle Quilting Studio
Creative hand guided machine quilting

Classes

These Classes are currently being offered at Seams Like Home in Anchorage, AK!

Weekend Quilting Intensive: Shapes & Lines
Oct
19
2:30 PM14:30

Weekend Quilting Intensive: Shapes & Lines

This intensive style class will focus on using shapes and designs in modern quilts with an emphasis on using rulers to achieve smoother shapes. We will learn how to use the shapes in our quilts to choose designs and how to use the points in our quilt for dot-to-dot designs.

For this class, feel free to bring a small quilt top you want to use these techniques on.

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Introduction to Rulerwork
Nov
23
2:00 PM14:00

Introduction to Rulerwork

This class will explore Free Motion Quilting techniques using Rulers on a domestic machine. We will use straight edge rulers to create a variety of shapes, plus explore curved and other shaped rulers for more intricate ruler work designs. Must have previous FMQ experience, as well as the correct ruler work foot for your machine.

*We will use a block panel created specially for this class!   

Class Fee: $75.00 (includes panel)

Class Dates: Saturday, November 23 & 30. 2:00-5:00pm

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Dream Big
Dec
1
12:30 PM12:30

Dream Big

Do you LOVE the Dream Big panels? So does Enjoli! You?ve seen all the beautiful quilted Dream Big panels, now you can quilt one up for yourself during this class. We will discuss design options, do some drawing and quilt our panel!

There will be panel/thread kits available for you to choose to get the perfect blend of thread in your panel.

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Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

Weekend Quilting Intensive: Applying Designs

In this class we’ll discuss quilting plans, how to choose what you want to highlight in your quilt, what you might want to hide and how to do so. We’ll also dive into a few different ways to audition your quilting with drawing using paper and pencil or a variety of apps on a tablet or other device.

Bring your quilts, or photos and we’ll use some real life examples during our class!

You’re also welcome to bring an iPad or other device if you’d like to use it for notes or drawing!

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Quilt(ing) Planning
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

Quilt(ing) Planning

Are you plagued by “Quilters Amnesia”? We have our perfect (or almost) quilt top done and now we’re ready to quilt, but how in the world do we decide how to quilt it? Where do we start? This lecture course will give you some tips and tricks on how to decide on quilting when you’re ready to jump into finishing that amazing quilt! 

 Come with some quilt tops that are haunting you and we’ll discuss some options and hopefully you’ll leave with a plan on how to tackle the quilting!

Class Fee: $40.00

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Quilt(ing) Planning
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

Quilt(ing) Planning

Are you plagued by “Quilters Amnesia”? We have our perfect (or almost) quilt top done and now we’re ready to quilt, but how in the world do we decide how to quilt it? Where do we start? This lecture course will give you some tips and tricks on how to decide on quilting when you’re ready to jump into finishing that amazing quilt! 

 Come with some quilt tops that are haunting you and we’ll discuss some options and hopefully you’ll leave with a plan on how to tackle the quilting!

Class Fee: $40.00

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Meander Into Free Motion Quilting
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

Meander Into Free Motion Quilting

This class is for brand new machine quilters. We start with the basics; discussing threads, needles, batting and other FMQ supplies. You will learn how to baste a quilt sandwich together which we will use to learn common all-over quilting designs and free motion fillers. This class will help you get comfortable with how the quilt sandwich moves under the needle of your home sewing machine. 

Class Fee: $65.00 (optional kit, $60.00) - 3 session class

Thursday, April 4, 11 & 18   6:00-9:00pm

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Quilt(ing) Planning
Mar
26
6:00 PM18:00

Quilt(ing) Planning

Are you plagued by “Quilters Amnesia”? We have our perfect (or almost) quilt top done and now we’re ready to quilt, but how in the world do we decide how to quilt it? Where do we start? This lecture course will give you some tips and tricks on how to decide on quilting when you’re ready to jump into finishing that amazing quilt! 

 Come with some quilt tops that are haunting you and we’ll discuss some options and hopefully you’ll leave with a plan on how to tackle the quilting!

Class Fee: $40.00

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Dimensional Quilting
Mar
24
1:00 PM13:00

Dimensional Quilting

Want to create a more dramatic effect with your quilting? Looking for a way to draw more attention to certain parts of your quilt? You can create dimensional quilting by changing the way you approach things like stitch density and batting loft. This course will challenge you to think outside the box to really create a new dimension to your quilting. This class will be part drawing and part machine quilting – come with an open mind and ready for a challenge! 

Class Dates: Sunday, March 24 & 31 1:00-5:00pm $60.00

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Meander Into Free Motion Quilting
Feb
13
6:00 PM18:00

Meander Into Free Motion Quilting

This class is for brand new machine quilters. We start with the basics; discussing threads, needles, batting and other FMQ supplies. You will learn how to baste a quilt sandwich together which we will use to learn common all-over quilting designs and free motion fillers. This class will help you get comfortable with how the quilt sandwich moves under the needle of your home sewing machine. 

Class Fee: $65.00 (optional kit, $60.00) - 3 session class

Wednesday, February 13, 20 & 27   6:00-9:00pm

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Drawing For Quilters
Feb
8
6:00 PM18:00

Drawing For Quilters

Looking for a way to audition quilting designs before you start stitching? Are you unsure about where to start when deciding on quilting? Here is my secret: Draw it out! 

In this class we will discuss how to approach a quilt when deciding what to actually quilt, how to navigate it through your quilt and what tools are out there to help you with this process! This technique can also help you discover what styles of quilting you like and gravitate toward!

Class Fee: $40.00

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