Basic Handquilting with Esther Miller in English

19.08.2020 - 21.08.2020
09:30 - 17:30

This class includes all the special basic hand techniques needed to be able to quilt in all directions at a standing frame.


No requirements or experience are needed outside of the desireöu and motivation to expand your quilting expertise.


  • Basic Handquilting and background information.
  • Traditionally hand quilting has always been done at a stationary frame. This requires unusual hand and finger techniques.
  • Hand technique and tools for quilting in all directions at a stationary frame.
  • Quilting over thick seams without losing the stitch pattern.
  • A basic introduction to creating textural contrast in your quilt designs.

Background information

  • Why are the Amish quilts so finely quilted?
  • Why are the quilts never basted?
  • What has made Amish quilts so well known and admired?
  • Time for questions concerning the Amish way of life.

Duration: 3 days ,  9:30-12:30 and 13:30-17:30

Price: 285,- (for 3 days of teaching including a noon meal and coffee or tea breaks as wells as material costs.)

Materials:  Pen an notepad for note taking.

Tools: All materials and tools are supplied. (if you already own a Roxannes Thimble please bring it along.)


Please reserve through the below form.


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