McTavish Quilting Studio
& Fabrics

Online learning

How Am I Supposed to Quilt That?

one-on-one interactive zoom class

Length of class: 1.5 hours

Individual Private Zoom with Karen McTavish

Limited number of 2024 classes! Pick your date on checkout.

This class will cover quilting design: how to quilt different genres of quilt tops & tackling different styles of quilts and how to design the quilting that works best for the quilt. We will cover how to breakdown a quilt & take the mystery out of designing the quilting. We will navigate the amount of time dedicated to the quilting, current trends, tricks & quilting tips for success in quilting and all the tools you will need to achieve your quilting design goals. An impactful and meaningful class for those that struggle with figuring out what “looks best”. Because this is a Private Interactive Class - individuals can share problems and challenges without an audience, which can help with roadblocks for growth.

Skill level: beginner to advanced

Type of quilting discipline:
-all styles of quilting including hand, domestic, free-motion, computerized styles of quilting

Costs: $250.00

Supply list:
-Paper and pencil for notes, Bring 1 un-quilted quilt top to show during the zoom in a digital format such as photo or pdf file) to share but if you choose not to share, that's ok too - this is a zero pressure opportunity! It is helpful to bring quilt tops that are challenging to you to the zoom meeting or share a pdf or photo in the zoom that you would like to discuss. Any other special topics that you would like to focus on would be welcome.

Zoom invites will be emailed confirming your spot in the zoom meeting immediately after paying for your class.

**Make sure to include your email address upon checkout**

Refunds are not allowed but you can reschedule your class if you have a last minute conflict. Please email if you need to reschedule your class.

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Other online learning opportunities

We also have available a series of pre-recorded online classes. These rich tutorials provide you with access to captioned recorded content that you can explore on your own timeline. Karen shares her years of experience with you and offers hands-on demonstrations of skills that you can use in your own practice.

We are able to provide these videos to you through the generous donations of our sponsors. We would love to have you join this list!


We will be adding to this space. Check back again to see what we have new to share!

quilting an appliqué quilt on a free-motion machine

Watch the quilting an appliqué quilt on a free-motion machine trailer, above

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slow train series

Watch an example of the slow train series, above. This unnarrated series provides lengthy close-up shots that show the rhythm of Karen's work. Each film takes you deep into the process of quilting on a free-motion, longarm machine. The extended footage allows you to study Karen's approach up close.

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quilting free-motion victorian feathers

Watch the quilting free-motion victorian feathers trailer, above

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the art of mctavishing: a free-motion quilting technique

Watch the art of mctavishing: a free-motion quilting technique trailer, above

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thanks to our sponsors

Our sponsors include Bobbie Edds in memory of her late husband Sidney Edds and the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council.