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Events Listing

Events for Jul. 01, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019

Jul. 2019

Jul. 2019
Jul. 02 - Jul. 03 2 Day All Day Handi Quilter Truck Event
St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Quilting Center
Location: Sewing & Quilting Center
Phone: (435) 628-4069
Address: , St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Do you have too many quilt tops and not enough quilts? Come to our Handi Quilter Event and learn how to turn all those quilts tops into beautiful, completed quilts. This two-day all-day event will be held twice. Event Pricing starts June 1st. Denise Dowdrick is our Handi Quilter Educator. This class is hands-on with 2 students to a longarm. Cost of 2-day class is a total of $175, lunch and snacks included. Limited spacing available, call to reserve your spot today! Day 1: July 2nd from 9:00am-12:00pm – Stand Up Longarm Machine Quilting Basics Does longarm quilting interest you, and you’d like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a review of longarm basics? This class removes the mystery of longarm quilting by explaining machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and vital facts about thread, needles and tension. Handi Quilter longarm and frame systems come in various sizes for every budget, are user-friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters – just like you! July 2nd from 1:30-4:30 – Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free Motion Quilting Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting – and it’s easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free motion quilting, and how to create stunning designs. Day 2: July 3rd from 9:00am-12:00pm – Ruler Essentials If you love precision and consistency in your quilting designs, you will love using design rulers and templates! These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching them out precisely. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely with the ruler base and Sure Foot, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights. July 3rd from 1:30pm-4:30pm – Creative Texture & Fills Meandering is the easiest and most common filler for background space – but there are countless other creative design elements to use instead. Come expand your design portfolio by learning the stitch path of a wide variety of creative filler designs. Learn which designs lend themselves best to micro-quilting, and how to use Micro Handles for best results.
Jul. 09 - Jul. 13 Omadarlings Grand Opening -Bowling Green KY
Bowling Green, KY (Kentucky), United States
Hosted By: Omadarlings Fashion and Quilting Fabrics
Location: Omadarlings Fashion and Quilting Fabrics
Phone: (270) 799-1997
Address: , Bowling Green, KY (Kentucky), United States
Description: July 9-13 Giveaways every day. Must be present to win. EVENTS AND CLASSES July 10 6 PM OPEN HOUSE Machine Demos and Special Giveaway July 11-13 Demo/Lectures with Handi Quilter Educator Harriet Carpanini July 11 9:30 AM Stepping Stones to Quilting Your First Quilt $10 1:30 PM Stand-Up Longarm Machine Quilting Basics $10 July 12 9:30 AM All Day Introduction to Pro-Stitcher $20 July 13 9:30 AM Ruler Essentials $10 1:30 PM 3 Bs - Backgrounds, Borders, Blocks $10 Class size is limited. Sign up Early. 20% Discount if registered for all classes.
Jul. 10 - Jul. 11 Dream Big with Kelly Ashton
Medford, OR (Oregon), United States
Hosted By: Fasturn
Location: Fasturn
Phone: (541) 772-8430
Address: , Medford, OR (Oregon), United States
Description: Day 1 Kelly is teaching RULERS! Day 2 Kelly is teaching Dream Big techniques Wed. July 10, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thurs. July 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Jul. 10 - Jul. 14 Stand Up! Sit Down! Quilt! Quilt! Quilt! Hands-On Free Motion Education Event
Buellton, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: The Creation Station
Location: The Creation Station
Phone: 805-689-0540
Address: , Buellton, CA (California), United States
Description: This HANDS-ON comprehensive workshop consists of two classer per day focusing on FREE MOTION QUILTING; RULER ESSENTIALS; CREATIVE TEXTURES & FILLS; BACKGROUNDS, BORDERS & BLOCKS; FEATHER FOUNDATIONS --QUILTING BEYOND THE DESIGN. Instructors for our 3-day event are Mary Beth Krapil and Mary Fisher. We will also host a single-day Longarm 101, prior to the 3-day event for beginners and those interested in a longarm. We strongly suggest that new & non-owners register for this class as well. Instructors are Mary Beth Krapil & Mary Fisher. On the Sunday following our 3-day event we will also host a single day event with two classes you may choose to enroll in -- Big Tips for the Little Foot Frame Owner as well as Thread Play Scarf -- Make & Take on the Frame. Fee for Longarm 101 and the Sunday classes is separate from the 3-Day workshop fee. Lunch is provided at all classes. Little Foot Frame class will be taught by Mary Beth Krapil. Thread Play Scarf will be taught by our own Dawn Farrier
Jul. 10 - Jul. 14 5-Day Stand Up! Sit Down! Quilt! Quilt! Quilt! Hands-On Free Motion Education Event
Buellton, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: The Creation Station
Location: The Creation Station
Phone: 805-693-0174
Address: , Buellton, CA (California), United States
Description: This is our 6th Annual Hands-on Longarm Education Event held in our very own on-site Retreat Center. This HQ Truck Event gives students the opportunity to have hands-on training on 12 Amara Longarms & 6 Sit Down Sweet Sixteens. Instructors: Mary Beth Krapil, Mary Fisher & Dawn Farrier All class fees include lunch July 10, 9:30 am - 5 pm Longarm 101/Bootcamp for both Stand Up Longarms & Sit Down Sweet Sixteens Fee: $150 July 11-13 9:30 am - 5 pm 3 day Free-Motion Workshop Fee: $475 Fast, Fun & Fabulous Free Motion Quilting Ruler Essentials Creative Textures & Fills The 3 Bs - Background, Borders & Blocks Feather Foundations Quilting Beyond the Design July 14, 9:30 am- 1:30 pm Big Tips for the Little Foot Frame Owner This is a lecture/demo class showing you how to maximize the use of your Little Foot Frame. Class will cover the tips and tricks of loading, specialty tools, available add-on accessories, Electro-magneti Chanel Locks, HQ Pro-Stitcher and use of paper panto-graphs. Fee $75 July 14, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm Thread Play Scarf Make & Take on the Frame This fun class is great for both beginners & experienced quilters alike. Using water soluble stabilizers various threads & chiffon motifs you will make a one-of-a-kind lace like scarf on the frame. Fee $125 supplies included For full event details visit website www.thecreationstation.com Call Shop to Register 805-693-0174
Jul. 10 - Jul. 13 Prostitcher and Art & Stitch Event with Susan Manry
Ganado, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Two Chicks Quilting
Location: Two Chicks Quilting
Phone: (361) 771-3978
Address: , Ganado, TX (Texas), United States
Description: You won’t want to miss this fun and exciting event, Quilters! Four blissful days of digital quilting education; two days of Pro-Stitcher Premium followed by two days of Art and Stitch. These classes cater to all skill levels. New users will learn from the ground up, experienced users will fill in the blanks, and everyone will learn more advanced techniques in this comprehensive class series, featuring lecture/demo, simulation, and hands-on methods. Class size is limited – reserve your spot early.we sure hope to see you there! Come to class with your laptop and a wired mouse, or your Pro-Stitcher tablet, a mouse, and keyboard. The newest version of both Pro-Stitcher Premium and Art and Stitch should be loaded on your device. If you need assistance with this process, plan to arrive thirty minutes early and I’ll help you get ready for class. Don’t forget your power cords!
Jul. 12 - Jul. 14 Black Canyon Quilt Show
Montrose, CO (Colorado), United States
Hosted By: Lady Bugz Quilt & arn
Location: Montrose Pavillion
Phone:
Address: , Montrose, CO (Colorado), United States
Description: Black Canyon Quilt Show is an annual event on the Western Slope of Colorado. National Educator Julie Elliott will be here with the Handiquilter machines for demos, education & inspiration.
Jul. 12 - Jul. 13 Kaleidoscope of Quilts 2019
Sylvania, OH (Ohio), United States
Hosted By: Katies Timeless Treasures
Location: The Sylvania Exhibition Center at Tam-O-Shanter
Phone: (419) 261-1115
Address: , Sylvania, OH (Ohio), United States
Description: Come and visit the Handi Quilter booth at the Glass City Quilt Commission Kaleidoscope of Quilts show For more information, contact https://www.gcqc.org/ or Katie at Timeless Treasures in Bowling Green Ohio (419) 261-1115
Jul. 12 - Jul. 14 IT'S TRUE! DEBBY BROWN AT WV QUILT
Barboursville, WV (West Virginia), United States
Hosted By: Sister's & Associates DBA WV Quilt
Location: Sister's & Associates DBA WV Quilt
Phone:
Address: , Barboursville, WV (West Virginia), United States
Description: July 12, 2019 Thursday 3 Hour Morning Class Quilting Beyond The Design 3 Hour Afternoon Class You Can Do That On A Long arm Too! Price is $70 per day. July 13, 2019 Friday 3 Hour Morning Class Beyond Traditional Feathers 3 Hour Afternoon Class The Simple Path to Straight Line Quilting July 14, 2019 Saturday Cost is $70.00. Time is 9-4pm lunch provided. Private booking of Debby’s special talents this day: Free-motion with stencils class for all machines in the AM and Endless Echo free motion in PM. Call our shop to lock in your seat. 304-302-5400
Jul. 18 - Jul. 20 Handi Quilter Hands-on Truck
Brea, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Moore's of Brea
Location: Moore's of Brea
Phone: (714-279-6830
Address: , Brea, CA (California), United States
Description: Hands-on Quilting Truck Event Nothing is better than hands-on learning. This is a great opportunity for you to get top-notch training close to home. Handi Quilter is bringing a truck full of longarm machines to give you the best experience. Regardless of your experience or type of machine that you own, you will gain a lot from this event. Don’t own a long arm machine? This is the best opportunity to try before you buy. Sign up for one day or all three. Here are the daily classes offered: Day 1: STAND-UP LONGARM MACHINE QUILTING BASICS Day 2: FAST, FUN, AND FABULOUS FREE-MOTION QUILTING and CREATIVE TEXTURES AND FILLS Day 3: RULER ESSENTIALS and YOU CAN DO THAT ON A LONGARM, TOO?
Jul. 18 - Jul. 19 HQ Education Event
Middlebury, IN (Indiana), United States
Hosted By: The Quilt Shop @ Essenhaus
Location: The Quilt Shop @ Essenhaus
Phone: (800) 455-9471
Address: , Middlebury, IN (Indiana), United States
Description: The Quilt Shop @ Essenhaus welcomes Ebony Love, HQ National Educator for two days of exciting instruction in machine quilting. Three classes are being offered. Day 1 morning class will be HQ Stitch Along Sampler - Basics of machine quilting. Day 1 afternoon class will be 3Bs - Backgrounds, Borders, & Blocks. Day 2 is an all day class and is Progressive Pro Stitcher. For more information with class descriptions, requirements and costs, go to: https://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/2019-handiquilter-education-event
Jul. 19 - Jul. 21 3 Day Quilting Event - "Fundamentals to the Fantastic"
Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem
Location: Quilting Mayhem
Phone: (425) 533-2566
Address: , Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Description: Quilting - Fundamentals to the Fantastic - July 19-21, 2019; DAY 1 - The quilter who sews on a home sewing machine or a longarm will benefit from these classes: "Stepping Stonegate es to Quilting a Finished Quilt" and "The Simple Path to Straight Line Quilting"; DAY 2 - Lets learn about HQ's new rulers in the, "New Kids On the Block" class. Want your quilt to have more than meander stitching? join us in "Creative Textures & Fills" class to learn filler designs and background space; DAY 3 - Do you love the look of a feather stitch? The "Feather Foundations" class will teach you how to draw and stitch these beautiful elements in many different styles. Last but not least "You Can Do That On a Longarm Too!", learning shortcuts and ideas for quick and easy projects.
Jul. 19 - Jul. 22 Quilting Design Event with Susan Manry
SPRINGFIELD, MO (Missouri), United States
Hosted By: Shawn's Sewing Center
Location: Shawn's Sewing Center
Phone: (417) 885-1242
Address: , SPRINGFIELD, MO (Missouri), United States
Description: Join us at Shawn's Sewing Center for four days full of quilting design with Susan Manry! Each class with be twelve hours over two days - sign up for all four days of the event for a discounted rate. Dates & Classes Everything Pro-Stitcher Premium: Friday July 19 & Saturday July 20 Art & Stitch, Basics & Beyond: Sunday July 21 & Monday July 22 Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day Lunch will be provided. Cost: $200 per two-day class or $375 for both two-day classes (four days total)
Jul. 24 - Jul. 27 VAN EVENT: Handi Quilter comes to Cupcake Quilts!
Humble, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Cupcake Quilts, LLC
Location: Cupcake Quilts, LLC
Phone: (281) 446-4999
Address: , Humble, TX (Texas), United States
Description: LONGARM QUILTING BASICS Thursday - 7/25/2019 - 10AM-5PM Handi Quilter Van Event - Longarm Quilting Basics Does longarm quilting interest you, and you’d like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a review of longarm basics? This class removes the mystery of longarm quilting by explaining machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and vital facts about thread, needles and tension. Handi Quilter longarm and frame systems come in various sizes for every budget and are user- friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters – just like you! We will have SIX Amara Longarms set up in our classroom ready for education and entertainment for a limited number of lucky quilters! Call the shop to sign up! FAST, FUN, FABULOUS FREEMOTION QUILTING Friday - 7/26/2019 - 10AM-1PM Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free Motion Quilting: Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting – and it’s easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free motion quilting, and how to create stunning designs. TOPICS INCLUDE: • How to develop an inventory of free motion designs • Proper scaling and spacing of design elements • Edge to edge free motion quilting • Adjusting your quilting path to create your own new designs • Using Micro Handles for free-motion control RULER ESSENTIALS Friday - 7/26/2019 - 2PM-5PM If you love precision and consistency in your quilting designs, you will love using design rulers and templates! These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching them out precisely. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely with the ruler base and Sure Foot, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights. TOPICS INCLUDE: • Handle rulers safely • Understand and use ruler markings for precision and accuracy • Use piecing lines and marking tools to build ruler design confidence • Versa tool quilting: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells, and arcs • Apply binding with the HQ VersaTool® CREATIVE TEXTURES AND FILLS Saturday - 7/27/2019 - 10AM-1PM Meandering is the easiest and most common filler for background space – but there are countless other creative design elements to use instead. Come expand your design portfolio by learning the stitch path of a wide variety of creative filler designs. Learn which designs lend themselves best to micro-quilting, and how to use Micro Handles for best results. TOPICS INCLUDE: • Select appropriate fills to complement design style • Create special effects with different fillers • Scale the fill design size appropriately • Evenly place and space fills • Effectively use HQ Micro Handles YOU CAN DO THAT ON A LONGARM TOO?!. Saturday - 7/27/2019 - 2PM-5PM A longarm isn't just for quilting tops! Come see how techniques usually done with a sewing machine can be accomplished with a longarm machine. You'll leave with brilliant shortcuts and ideas for quick and easy projects, and a whole new perspective on what's possible with a longarm! TOPICS INCLUDE: "Slap-li-que" and strip-piecing-as-you-quilt | Couching and embellishment | Creating faux chenille | Applying binding with the longarm | Parade of projects
Jul. 25 - Jul. 28 Quilt Odyssey
Hershey, PA (Pennsylvania), United States
Hosted By: Pocono Sew & Vac
Location: Hershey PA
Phone: (570) 421-4580
Address: , Hershey, PA (Pennsylvania), United States
Description: Hershey PA Quilt show
Jul. 25 - Jul. 25 Longarm Machine Quilting Basics
Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Fox Country Quilts
Location: Fox Country Quilts
Phone: (903) 866-7550
Address: , Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Does longarm quilting interest you? Would like to learn more about it? Do you just want a review of longarm basics? In this hands-on class, Dr. Donna Smith removes the mystery of longarm quilting and will inspire you to give it a try!
Jul. 25 - Jul. 25 Quilting on a Longarm Machine
Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Fox Country Quilts
Location: Fox Country Quilts
Phone: (903) 866-7550
Address: , Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun quilting on a longarm and it is easier than you think! Find out just how easy as you learn free-motion quilting and essentials of quilting with rulers. In this hands-on class, Dr. Donna Smith removes the mystery of longarm quilting and will inspire you to give it a try!
Jul. 25 - Jul. 27 Maine Quilts
Augusta, ME (Maine), United States
Hosted By: SANFORD SEWING MACHINES
Location: Augusta Civic Center
Phone: 207-324-8375
Address: , Augusta, ME (Maine), United States
Description: Workshops and Lectures Over 500 Quilts Special Exhibits Plus see the full Handi Quilter long arm machines.
Jul. 25 - Jul. 27 Maine Quilts 2019
Augusta , ME (Maine), United States
Hosted By: SANFORD SEWING MACHINES
Location: Augusta Civic Center
Phone:
Address: , Augusta , ME (Maine), United States
Description: Workshops and lectures Over 500 quilts Handi Quilter full line of machines Handi Quilter Educators on hand to answer your questions
Jul. 26 - Jul. 26 Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher
Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Fox Country Quilts
Location: Fox Country Quilts
Phone: (903) 866-7550
Address: , Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Whether finishing your own quilts or considering a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with a Pro-Stitcher. In this hands-on class, Dr. Donna Smith will start you on a journey of getting creative with this intuitive computer-guided quilting system.
Jul. 26 - Jul. 28 Handi Quilter National Educator Event with Waynna Kershner
Leland, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Quilting-N-Crafts-N-Things
Location: Quilting-N-Crafts-N-Things
Phone: (910) 444-4503
Address: , Leland, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Join us for a preview night open house on Friday evening July 26. Then come learn about the basics of long arm quilting and how to use rulers on Saturday. Sunday's session is an introduction to computerized quilting using Pro-Stitcher. All quilters welcome, you do not need to own a longarm to attend.
Jul. 26 - Jul. 26 Quilting with the Pro-Stitcher
Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Fox Country Quilts
Location: Fox Country Quilts
Phone: (903) 866-7550
Address: , Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Description: This hands-on class of quilting applications is an extension of Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher and addresses specific functions and basic techniques a quilter will use on a regular basis to finish quilts with the HQ Pro-Stitcher. Dr. Donna Smith will teach you several techniques that will help you get to quilting with the Pro-Stitcher quickly and efficiently.
Jul. 26 - Jul. 27 Let's Pro Stitch with Mary Beth Krapil
Michigan City, IN (Indiana), United States
Hosted By: Quilters Apothecary
Location: Quilters Apothecary
Phone: (219) 898-2152
Address: , Michigan City, IN (Indiana), United States
Description: Quilters Apothecary is excited to offer our community a 2 day Pro Stitcher Workshop. Pro Stitcher, Handi Quilter's Premiere Computerized Quilting System, makes finishing quilts easy and fun! Whether you are a seasoned Pro Stitcher user, a newbie, someone considering a Pro Stitcher or someone just wanting to see what computerized quilting is about, this is the class for you!
Jul. 27 - Jul. 27 HQ Club TNT Event
Cisco, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: JT Ranch Quilt Shop
Location: JT Ranch Quilt Shop
Phone: (254) 442-1940
Address: , Cisco, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Learn all about Thread, Needles and Tension with hands on experience. Each person will have a hands on experience using the longarm machines in the shop. Our Handi Quilter Club meets the last Saturday of each month. We will cover topics of interest including HQ maintenance, projects, how to's, Sew and Tell and tricks of the trade. Weather you are a new owner or a veteran quilter or just want information and ideas (you do not have to own a longarm) this is a fun and informative Club.
Jul. 27 - Jul. 28 "Quilts from the Heart" Quilt Show
Klamath Falls, OR (Oregon), United States
Hosted By: The Sewing Works
Location: Sacred Heart Catholic Church Gym
Phone: (541) 798-1100
Address: , Klamath Falls, OR (Oregon), United States
Description: Visit our booth during the dynamic quilt show sponsored by The Heart of the Basin Quilters. We will have Handi Quilter long arms to test drive in addition to Bernina sewing machines. Come learn how finishing your own quilts can be sew fun. See you at the show and Happy Quilting!
Jul. 27 - Jul. 28 2019 Heart of the Redwoods Quilt Show
Eureka, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: The Sewing Works
Location: Redwood Acres Fairgrounds
Phone: (541) 798-1100
Address: , Eureka, CA (California), United States
Description: Stop by and visit our booth during the show. We will have Handi Quilter long arms to test drive in addition to the HQ Stitch home machines to try out. Find out options available for you to have a long arm in your sewing room. Show hours are 10 - 5 on Saturday and 10 - 4 on Sunday. Happy Quilting and we look forward to meeting you!
Jul. 27 - Jul. 27 Advanced Quilting with the Pro-Stitcher
Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Fox Country Quilts
Location: Fox Country Quilts
Phone: (903) 866-7550
Address: , Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Description: After you’ve mastered dropping block designs and quilting edge to edge with the Pro-Stitcher, you are now ready to expand and strengthen your custom quilting skills. In this hands-on class, Dr. Donna Smith focuses on in-depth aspects of specific functions of the Pro-Stitcher. Learn how to create continuous border and corner designs; easily digitize your own designs using the features under the Record menu; and quilt on-point designs and areas larger than the throat-space of your machine.
Aug. 2019
Aug. 01 - Aug. 03 Stand Up and Quilt! at Calico Gals
Syracuse, NY (New York), United States
Hosted By: Calico Gals
Location: Calico Gals
Phone: (315) 445-0617
Address: , Syracuse, NY (New York), United States
Description: Calico Gals wants you to be successful in finishing your own quilts! We welcome Handi Quilter with a truckload of long arm machines to Syracuse for three full days of hands-on classes with Debby Brown. Join Debby and work on a long arm as you learn the basics and much more of long arm quilting. No experience necessary. You do not need to own a long arm to enjoy these classes - the machines are provided!
Aug. 01 - Aug. 01 Longarm Basics
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Full day event as a 'boot camp' to get you started and take the mystery out of longarm quilting in a shared learning environment. Basic machine and frame features; Bobbins, Needles, and Thread; loading quilt onto a frame; groovy boards and pantographs; rulers, micro-handles, and free motion.
Aug. 02 - Aug. 02 AM--Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free Motion Quilting
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Quilters LOVE the excitement, creativity, and fun of free motion quilting. You will be surprised at how easy it is! Start with simple design elements to develop a flowing design to go across the entire quilt or focus on filling an area. Learn how muscle memory and drawing contribute to a gorgeous free motion project!
Aug. 02 - Aug. 02 PM--Ruler Essentials
celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Rulers help with precision and consistency in your designs. learn how to use rulers and templates with the HQ ruler base and Sure Foot. The wide variety of HQ rulers will open up endless possibilities!
Aug. 03 - Aug. 03 AM--Intro to Pro-Stitcher part 1
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Pro-Stitcher is an intuitive computer-guided quilting system designed especially for Handi-Quilter longarm quilting machines. Whether just for you or your business it will save you time while opening up new possibilities. New Owners--start here!
Aug. 03 - Aug. 03 Intro to Pro-Stitcher, part 2
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Move from beginner to comfortable user status! Class addresses specific functions and basic techniques. Tips and shortcuts for using features of the program are included. Reposition, nudge, and drag. Describing the area on your quilt. Crop, wrap, and advancing edge to edge designs. Using Move and Channel Locks to quilt straight lines the easy way.
Aug. 08 - Aug. 11 Pro-Stitcher and Art & Stitch with Susan Manry
Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem
Location: Quilting Mayhem
Phone: (425) 533-2566
Address: , Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Description: Don't miss out learning from one of the best Handi Quilter has to offer! Susan will teach you the amazing functions Pro-Stitcher and Art & Stitch have to offer. We will have four amazing days of digital quilting education; two days of Pro-Stitcher - day one is "Introduction to Pro-Stitcher"; day two is more in-depth aspects of specific functions. Followed by two days of Art and Stitch. These classes cater to all skill levels. New users will learn from the ground up, experienced users will fill in the blanks, and everyone will learn more advanced techniques in this comprehensive class series, featuring lecture/demo, simulation, and hands-on methods. Come to class with your laptop and a wired mouse, or your Pro-Stitcher tablet, a mouse, keyboard and power cord. The newest version of both Pro-Stitcher Premium and Art and Stitch should be loaded on your device. If you need assistance with this process, plan to arrive thirty minutes early. This will fill up quickly so call the store to register now!
Aug. 09 - Aug. 10 Plano Quilt Show
Plano, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Stitched with Love
Location: Plano Event Center
Phone: (972) 540-5355
Address: , Plano, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Join Stitched with Love at the 2019 Plano Quilt Show to see and try the fantastic Handi Quilter Machines. We'll have demos and great prices on machines and gadgets!
Aug. 09 - Aug. 10 Handi-Quilter VIP Showcase
Fort Smith, AR (Arkansas), United States
Hosted By: Sewing Machine Center Inc.
Location: Sewing Machine Center Inc.
Phone: (479) 484-5351
Address: , Fort Smith, AR (Arkansas), United States
Description: We are extremely excited to have world traveler Kate Quinn teaching at this EVENT. Space is Limited .. VIP bags awarded to Each VIP Registered Star. One Drawing.. Fabric For A year Winner awarded During Event Closing Ceremonies..
Aug. 09 - Aug. 10 Lake Norman Quilt Guild Show
Mooresville, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: JS Quilt Shop
Location: Talbert Recreation Center
Phone: 704-871-1939
Address: , Mooresville, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Local Guild Quilt show featuring Quilts made by Guild members and a variety of Vendors
Aug. 09 - Aug. 10 Whitlock's Fall Handi Quilter Event
Salem, OR (Oregon), United States
Hosted By: Whitlock's Vacuum & Sewing Center
Location: Whitlock's Vacuum & Sewing Center
Phone: (503) 585-7771
Address: , Salem, OR (Oregon), United States
Description: Join us as we welcome back Amy Domke, National Handi Quilter Educator. Enjoy 2 days of instruction in Long Arming, free motion quilting and Pro-Stitcher.
Aug. 10 - Aug. 10 Lutherdale Quilt Auction
Elkhorn, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection
Location: Lutherdale Bible Camp
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Elkhorn, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Come see us at the Lutherdale Bible Camp Quilt Auction. We will be there to help explain how some of these amazing quilts were finished on the Handi Quilter longarm machines during our Beginning Longarm Class. This is a fun-filled day with over 300 quilts being auctioned off! We hope to see you there!
Aug. 10 - Aug. 12 Handi Quilter Educator Event
Marietta, GA (Georgia), United States
Hosted By: Tiny Stitches
Location: Tiny Stitches
Phone: (770) 565-1113
Address: , Marietta, GA (Georgia), United States
Description: Join us in the Tiny Stitches classroom and longarm studio with a weekend to build and strengthen skills with the ProStitcher and Art & Stitch designing program. Linda Gosselin will be our guest educator. ProStitcher classes will be Saturday and Sunday. Art & Stitch will be offered on Monday.
Aug. 15 - Aug. 17 World Quilt Show New England
Springfield, MA (Massachusetts), United States
Hosted By: Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop
Location: MassMutual Center
Phone: (603) 635-9705
Address: , Springfield, MA (Massachusetts), United States
Description: Join us for this terrific World Quilt Show in it's new location and Test drive the the family of Handi /quilter machines.
Aug. 15 - Aug. 17 Warm N Cozy- HandiQuilter Event
Columbia, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: Warm N Cozy Quilting
Location: Warm N Cozy Quilting
Phone: (618) 719-2565
Address: , Columbia, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: 3 days of quilting fun beginning on day 1 with Stand-Up Longarm Machine Quilting Basics and Ruler Essentials. Day 2 will begin with Fast, Fun & Fabulous Free Motion followed by the 3B's-Backgrounds, Borders and Blocks. Finally day 3 will be an all day Introduction to Pro-Stitcher.
Aug. 15 - Aug. 17 Handi Quilter Hands On @ Event The Stitching Post
Moore, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Hosted By: The Stitching Post
Location: The Stitching Post
Phone: 405-495-4699
Address: , Moore, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Description: 3 days hand-on event. Two quilters to a machine means three days of amazing education opportunity! Kelly Ashton and Mary Fisher will teach you everything you ever wanted to learn on a Handi Quilter, from rulers to free motion, from tension to loading.
Aug. 23 - Aug. 24 Just Quilt It!
Camarillo, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: The Fabric Shoppe
Location: The Fabric Shoppe
Phone: (805) 383-7183
Address: , Camarillo, CA (California), United States
Description: Friday - AM - Sit Down Machine Quilting Basics PM - Fast, Fun and Fabulous Free Motion Quilting Saturday - AM - Longarm Toy Box PM - Quilting Beyond The Design
Aug. 23 - Aug. 24 Handi Quilter Education Classes
Friona, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Malouf's Fabrics
Location: Malouf's Fabrics
Phone: (806) 250-3575
Address: , Friona, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Stand-Up Longarm Machine Quilting Basics Fast Fun and Fabulous Free Motion Curvy Rulers Ahead You Can Do That on a Longarm, Too?
Aug. 28 - Sep. 02 Walworth County Fair
Elkhorn, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection
Location: Walworth County Fair Grounds
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Elkhorn, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: The 170th annual Walworth County Fair will be held at the Walworth County Fair Grounds on August 28th - September 2nd, 2019. Come see our display of the Handi Quilter Amara with Pro-Stitcher, Handi Quilter Simply Sixteen on the Little Foot Frame, and Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen sitdown! We hope to see you at the show. Please contact us for more information 262-723-6775
Sep. 2019
Sep. 05 - Sep. 07 Madison Quilt Expo
Madison, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection
Location: Alliant Energy Center
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Madison, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: The Madison Quilt Expo will be held at the Alliant Energy Center on September 5th - 7th, 2019. Come see our display and demo the Handi Quilter Forte with Pro-Stitcher, Handi Quilter Amara with Pro-Stitcher, Handi Quilter Simply Sixteen on the Little Foot Frame, and Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen sitdown! We hope to see you at the show. Please contact us for more information 262-723-6775
Sep. 09 - Sep. 10 Ladies of the Lakes Quilters' Guild Quilt Show
Wolfeboro, NH (New Hampshire), United States
Hosted By: North Country Quilters & Sew 'n Vac
Location: All Saints Espiscopal Church
Phone: (603) 786-6118
Address: , Wolfeboro, NH (New Hampshire), United States
Description: Come visit our booth at this tri-annual Quilt Show. Come test drive a Handi Quilter at this event. We will also have a wide variety of HQ supplies and accessories to purchase. Friday from 10-6 and Saturday from 10-5.
Sep. 11 - Sep. 14 Everything Pro-Stitcher and Art-N-Stitch
Traverse City, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: CS Sewing
Location: CS Sewing
Phone: (231) 946-9751
Address: , Traverse City, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Handi Quilter’s Susan Manry is coming to Traverse City, Michigan. Susan will be teaching 4 full days of HQ Pro-Stitcher and Art-N-Stitch. You won’t want to miss her fabulous instruction. These classes are for the Advanced to the very beginner. You’ll need to bring a laptop or your Pro-Stitcher tablet, and a WIRED mouse. The HQ ProStitcher classes are demonstration and hands on. The Art-N-Stitch is lecture/demo. Susan will show you, and then you’ll do it on your laptop or tablet. Classes will fill up quickly, please call CS Sewing (231) 946-9751
Sep. 13 - Sep. 13 HQ Stand-Up Longarm Machine Quilting Basics - Houston
Houston, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Location: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Phone: (281) 469-5377
Address: , Houston, TX (Texas), United States
Description: HQ Stand-Up Longarm Machine Quilting Basics - $35 Friday, September 13, 2019 10AM-1PM Does longarm quilting interest you and you'd like to learn more about it? Do you just need a review of longarm basics? This class takes the mystery out of longarm quilting by acquainting you with the basic terms, machine features, how to load a quilt, and what you need to know about thread, needles and tension. Handi Quilter longarm systems are user-friendly, come in various sizes for every budget, and are designed by a quilter, for quilters - just like you! Topics Include: • Basic machine and frame elements and features • Bobbins, tension, needles, and thread • How to load a quilt on to a frame • Quilting with Groovy Boards and pantographs • Rulers, Micro Handles, and basic free motion
Sep. 13 - Sep. 13 HQ Ruler Essentials - Houston
Houston, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Location: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Phone: (281) 469-5377
Address: , Houston, TX (Texas), United States
Description: HQ Ruler Essentials - $35 Friday, September 13, 2019 2PM-5PM If you love precision and consistency in your quilting designs, you will love using design rulers and templates! These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching them out precisely. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely with the ruler base and Sure Foot, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights. Topics Include: • Handling rulers safely • Understanding and use ruler markings for precision and accuracy • Use piecing lines and marking tools to build ruler design confidence • Versa tool quilting: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells, & arcs • Applying binding with the HQ Versaltool ®
Sep. 14 - Sep. 14 HQ Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher - Houston
Houston, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Location: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Phone: (281) 469-5377
Address: , Houston, TX (Texas), United States
Description: HQ Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher - $45 Saturday, September 14, 2019 10AM-1PM HQ Pro-Stitcher is an intuitive computer-guided quilting system designed especially for use with Handi Quilter longarm quilting machines. User-friendly and simple to operate, the step-by-step process for each function is easy and fun. Whether finishing your own quilts or considering a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with an HQ Pro-Stitcher. New owners – start here! Topics Include: • Overview of support resources available on-line • Overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog • Drop a block design using Skew and Resize, X Form and Align • Demonstration of the HQ Pro-Stitcher Simulator • Overview of Art & Stitch
Sep. 14 - Sep. 14 HQ Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher Part 2 – Let’s Quilt - Houston
Houston, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Location: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Phone: (281) 469-5377
Address: , Houston, TX (Texas), United States
Description: HQ Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher Part 2 – Let’s Quilt - $45 Saturday, September 14, 2019 2PM-5PM This class of quilting applications is an extension of Part 1 and addresses specific functions and basic techniques a quilter will use on a regular basis to finish quilts with the HQ Pro-Stitcher. Tips and shortcuts for using features of the program are included. Topics Include: • What's the difference between Reposition, Nudge, and Drag and Drop? • The many ways to describe an Area on your quilt • Using Skew 1 vs Skew 2 • Set up, crop, wrap, and advance edge-to-edge designs • --Quilt straight lines the easy way with Move and Channel Locks
Sep. 18 - Sep. 21 Handi Quilter Education Event with National Educator Barbara Tatera
Destin, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Coastal Stitches
Location: Coastal Stitches
Phone: (850) 376-9405
Address: , Destin, FL (Florida), United States
Description: Day 1: 3 Hour Morning Class 2B 3B’s – Backgrounds, Borders & Blocks 3 Hour Afternoon Class 2C Creative Textures & Fills Day 2: 3 Hour Morning Class 3C Curvy Rulers Ahead 3 Hour Afternoon Class 4D The Simple Path To Straight Line Quilting Day 3: 3 Hour Morning Class 5A Intro to Pro-Stitcher – Part 1 3 Hour Afternoon Class 5A Intro to Pro-Stitcher – Part 2 Day 4: 3 Hour Morning Class 5B Progressive Quilting with Pro-Stitcher – All Day 3 Hour Afternoon Class 5B Progressive Quilting with Pro-Stitcher – All Day
Sep. 18 - Sep. 19 Everything Pro Stitcher
North Olmsted, OH (Ohio), United States
Hosted By: Anna's Sewing Center
Location: Anna's Sewing Center
Phone: (440) 716-8884
Address: , North Olmsted, OH (Ohio), United States
Description: Please join us for 2 full days of training on Pro Stitcher Premium with Susan Manry. In this comprehensive class, students will learn all about the Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher Premium program using both hands-on and simulation. This class is great for both new and experienced users.
Sep. 19 - Sep. 21 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
Sharonville, OH (Ohio), United States
Hosted By: Red Rooster Quilts
Location: Sharonville Convention Center
Phone: 614-734-9007
Address: , Sharonville, OH (Ohio), United States
Description: Red Rooster Quilts will be on hand with a Full line of Handi Quilter Longarm Machines and Accessories for Hands-on demos. We will be bringing: Amara, Forte, Pro-Stitcher, Sweet Sixteen, Simply Sixteen as well as full line of Stitch Machines for all your Quilting and Sewing needs. Immediate delivery on many of these machines, or have them shipped to your home. Come browse the large selection of Long Arm Accessories at great prices.
Sep. 19 - Sep. 21 Jax Quilt Fest--Bobbin on the Beach
Jacksonville, FL (Florida), United States Minor Outlying Islands
Hosted By: Miss D's Quilts
Location: Prime F Osborn III Conventions Center
Phone: 386-385-5678
Address: , Jacksonville, FL (Florida), United States Minor Outlying Islands
Description: This is NE Florida's largest quilt show with over 400 quilts and numerous vendors each year. Quilts in the show are received from all over the United States and some from other countries. Miss D's will be there with 3-4 Handi Quilters, Pro-Stitcher and all the latest gadgets to demonstrate and for hands-on experience
Sep. 20 - Sep. 21 Art & Stitch Basics and Beyond
North Olmsted, OH (Ohio), United States
Hosted By: Anna's Sewing Center
Location: Anna's Sewing Center
Phone: (440) 716-8884
Address: , North Olmsted, OH (Ohio), United States
Description: Expand your quilting creativity! In this hands-on class, you will learn to use a wide variety of Art and Stitch tools. You don’t need to be able to draw to create in Art and Stitch; you need only be able to use a mouse. Sign up now for this 2 day program.
Sep. 21 - Sep. 22 Sea of Quilts Show - Coos Sand n' Sea Quilt Guild
Coos Bay, OR (Oregon), United States
Hosted By: The Sewing Works
Location: Boys & Girls Club
Phone: (541) 798-1100
Address: , Coos Bay, OR (Oregon), United States
Description: Stop by and visit our booth during the show. We will have Handi Quilter longarms to test drive in addition to the HQ Stitch home machines to try out. Find out options available for you to have a long arm in your sewing room. Show hours are 10 - 5 on Saturday and 10 - 4 on Sunday. Happy Quilting and we look forward to meeting you!
Sep. 27 - Sep. 28 Gitche Gummee Fiber Artist’s High Fiber Art Show & Sale
Bayfield, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Elements LLC
Location: Bethesda Lutheran Church
Phone:
Address: , Bayfield, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: See and try out all the new machines and accessories at Quilt Elements' Booth at the Gitche Gummee Fiber Artist’s High Fiber Art Show & Sale! We will be featuring creative techniques for quilting art quilts!