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Stitching Lane Society



Are you ready to start an online machine quilting course? Learn free motion and ruler quilting with friends. Each course includes community discussions with quilters and private chat with Geraldine.


Membership opens once a year. Subscribe to the SLS newsletter and receive the latest news on courses and membership. Membership reopens in 2022. 

Preview Courses

Stitching Lane Society on-demand machine quilting courses include:

  • Pre-recorded Videos
  • Digital Downloads of Patterns/Diagrams
  • Machine and/or Quilt Patterns
  • Assignments to Monitor Progress
  • Community Discussions


Free Motion Quilting Course

The Alphabet Design eBook, is filled with over 50 patterns based on the alphabet. Learn an alphabet stitching path, then use the Alphabet Design Pattern eBook to help improve your free motion quilting skills.

Coming Soon
Preview Ruler Quilting Courses

Learn how to ruler quilt with simple shapes, a circle and straight edge. Start ruler quilting mini quilts, totes and baby quilts with these courses.  The course will be available soon. 

 Stitching Lane Society News 

5 Beginner Steps...

A Good Foundation

Leave free-motion and ruler quilting frustration in the dust with 5 preparation steps. Successful machine quilting can seem daunting and elusive.

Stress-Free Quilting

10 Steps To Stress-Free

Do you get anxious at the thought of machine quilting? Which part of the machine quilting process is challenging? Machine quilting preparation begins before the quilt top is made and as it is constructed. 

3 Mistakes Quilters...

Quilt Conversations

Overcome Fear

When quilters talk about free motion machine quilting, the discussion often leads to negative assumptions. When some conversations feed fear, many decide FMQ is not for them,...