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Thread: FMQ Playtime (Craftsy Class Homework)

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    Wow, that is beautiful!!!! I took that class but I know that I could NOT make anything that gorgeous

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    Wow! So inspiring! I am definitely going to give more time to working on FMQ this year.
    "Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." - Voltaire

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    Your piece is fantastic.
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    I"ve tried FMQ only once or maybe twice, is this a class that you would recommend for a true FMQ beginner?

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    That is gorgeous, wonderful job

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandyl View Post
    I"ve tried FMQ only once or maybe twice, is this a class that you would recommend for a true FMQ beginner?
    Sandy, I sent you a PM, but thought I'd also answer here in case anyone else has the same question:

    I believe this class is structured so that anyone who is interested improving there FMQ skills will gain valuable knowledge from it. Even though I am focusing on the later lessons because I've been FMQing for about 3 1/2 years now, Cindy Needham does cover quite a bit of basic stuff in the first half of the class that you should find quite useful now, AND, if I understand correctly, you can keep accessing a Craftsy class as long/as many times as you want. If you sign up for this class now and spend some time working on the first few lessons, you should be able to come back for the more advanced topics whenever you're ready. The design concepts in this class are fantastic, and she breaks everything down into do-able components for us. I wish I'd known some of this stuff sooner for sure!

    Wendy
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    Quote Originally Posted by sandyl View Post
    I"ve tried FMQ only once or maybe twice, is this a class that you would recommend for a true FMQ beginner?
    I don't see this as a beginner's class (I've taken several). It focuses on the actual quilting designs, rather than on how to get started and, well, manipulate the quilt. Her designs are pretty intricate, and because of the density of the quilting might be more appropriate for a wall hanging or show quilt than, say, a bed or lap quilt. I'm not sure which is the best for beginners but I think Ann Peterson's Quilting Large Projects on a Small Machine was excellent and covered the basics (I loved that course). Lots of excellent hints?
    marcia

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    Well done and a beautiful job!
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    Gorgeous work!

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    Your work inspires me to press on, and really practice on some fabric pieces. I always get to the quilting phase of a project and want to be able to do what you showed us in your post, but don't spend enough time practicing on the skills needed to be able to do it well. Thanks for shaking up my thinking! I, too, love the Craftsy classes and have learned so much from each one! Thanks so much for this post!

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    one word came to mind WOW

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    This is amazing! I want to be able to do this. I'm going to look into the class right now. Thanks for showing your wonderful work.
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    Very nice! Love it!

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    Wow, good job..

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    WOW! I am impressed. Are you using a frame?

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    WOW...that's very impressive! I'd love to be able to do that...hopefully, some day!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sew4nin View Post
    WOW! I am impressed. Are you using a frame?
    I use my machine in a table and move the quilt sandwich through it; no frame.
    Wendy

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