Christina Cameli

Lecture: FMQ Impact
Discover the tricks free-motion quilters use to make their quilting sizzle. Even beginning quilters can use these techniques to heighten the impact of their quilting.

Christina Cameli has been quilting for more than a decade, starting with a box of her grandmother’s fabric scraps. She now teaches, designs patterns, and writes books to share her love of quilting, especially free-motion quilting. Christina is the author of the books “First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting” and “Step-by-Step Free-Motion Quilting.” She lives with her family in Portland, Oregon where she works as a nurse-midwife. Christina writes the quilting blog A Few Scraps and is a member and past-president of the Portland Modern Quilt Guild.

At the regular AMQG monthly meeting on Thursday, August 10, 6:30 pm at the Carver Branch Library in East Austin. 

Please note: Due to space limitations this meeting is open to AMQG members only.

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Workshop: Free-Motion Workshop (Full Day)

For complete beginners and those working to improve their free-motion skills. We will cover setting up your machine, basting, and getting started. Lots of practice time in this class working with different designs, and opportunity for help and guidance from Christina. Recommended text: Christina’s book, First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting.
Friday, August 11, 10 am to 5 pm at the Stitching Studio in North Austin.
Price: $100 AMQG Members / $110 Non-members

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Workshop: Jump into Free-Motion Quilting (Half Day)

A short and sweet Free-Motion Quilting class for people who like to get down to business and try new things. Get your feet wet with free-motion quilting exercises designed to build your confidence and get you ready to play more at home.

Saturday, August 12, 9 am to 12 pm at the Stitching Studio in North Austin.
Price: $60  AMQG Members / $70 Non-members

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Workshop: Wild Quilting (Half Day)

This is an intermediate free-motion quilting class where we combine multiple free-motion designs into complex arrangements. Learn four basic approaches to joining simple elements into unique, organic works. Christina will demonstrate techniques and guide you through trying them in your own style. Students should understand free-motion basics and some common designs like spirals and pebbling, but expertise in free-motion quilting is not required.

Saturday, August 12, 2 to 5 pm at the Stitching Studio in North Austin.
Price: $60  AMQG Members / $70 Non-members

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Workshop fee is non-refundable.

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