Machine Quilting Fundamentals

Machine Quilting Fundamentals

with Cheryl Sleboda

Quilting Basics

May 18, 2024
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

$100 Public/ $80 NQM Friend

Skill Level: Beginner and Up 

Join our ‘Machine Quilting Fundamentals’ class, where you’ll embark on a creative journey into the world of quilting by machine. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll develop the muscle memory and skills needed to confidently guide your machine through classic filler stitches that bring your quilts to life. From stippling to meandering, learn the essential techniques that form the foundation of beautiful machine quilting. Discover the joy of creating intricate patterns and textures as you gain mastery over your machine, turning every quilt into a masterpiece. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to refine your skills, this class is designed to empower you with the knowledge and techniques to enhance your quilting experience!

Supply List:

  • Sewing Machine with feed dogs that drop and machine quilting foot (or darning foot)
  • One Yard of good quality cotton in a light or white solid color
  • Thin cotton batting – Small size at least 18 x 30 inches (Warm and White or Warm and Natural are preferred)
  • 50 weight cotton thread in a contrasting color (I like WonderFil or Aurifil Threads)
  • A Machine Quilting Needle that is 75/11 or topstitch needle that is 80/12
  • Notebook and pencil
  • Optional
    Machine quilting gloves

No kit fee



Cheryl Sleboda

Cheryl Sleboda is an award-winning quilter and fiber artist who calls Paducah KY her new home. In 2014 she launched her quilting pattern and notions business, and in 2022 opened a quilting boutique storefront in downtown Paducah. Cheryl has taught for nearly all the national quilt shows for many years and has appeared over 30 times on It’s Sew Easy TV and Quilting Arts TV.