We recommend checking with the event organizer before traveling to confirm dates and times. Contact your local Handi Quilter retailer for more details on these upcoming HQ Education events and shows.

Events Listing

Events for May. 01, 2022 - Jul. 31, 2022

May. 2022

May. 2022
May. 04 - May. 07 Bluebird Quilt Studio BARB TATERA and ADAM RATELIFF (Adam Sew Fun) National Handi Quilter HANDS-ON Event
Nampa, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: Bluebird Quilt Studio
Location: Bluebird Quilt Studio
Phone: (208) 467-4148
Address: , Nampa, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: Join us for a DYNAMIC DUO of National Handi Quilter Educators at the Holiday Inn in Nampa Idaho. Both Barb Tatera and Adam Rateliff (Adam Sew Fun) will be joining us for two action packed days of quilting instruction. Event is Wednesday-Thursday May 4 and 5 OR Friday - Saturday May 6 and 7, 2022. A special Tuesday evening May 3 event with our guest teachers will be offered at an additional charge. More information will be posted soon on our events page on our website (www.bluebirdquiltstudio.com). We look forward to sharing this dynamic duo of National Educators with you! Price for the event is $299. Discounts for early registration. Special pricing on machines, notions and quilting goodness will be available!
May. 05 - May. 07 Spring Van Event!
SIMBURY, CT (Connecticut), United States
Hosted By: SEW INSPIRED QUILT SHOP
Location: SEW INSPIRED QUILT SHOP
Phone: (860) 878-1167
Address: , SIMBURY, CT (Connecticut), United States
Description: Three days of HANDS-ON classes with HQ National Educator, Waynna Kirshner. Long Arm Basics, Free Motion Fun, Pro-Stitcher, Ruler Work and a full day of mini-workshops. Visit sewinspiredquilts.com or call us for details! 860-651-8885
May. 05 - May. 07 HANDI QUILTER COMING TO BOURSVILLE, WV
Barboursville, WV (West Virginia), United States
Hosted By: Sister's & Associates
Location: Sister's & Associates
Phone: (304) 302-5400
Address: , Barboursville, WV (West Virginia), United States
Description: Martha Hidgon n will be our educator. Day 1: 3 Hour Morning Class:1-C Longarm Machine Quilting Basics 3 Hour Afternoon Class: 1-A Stepping Stones to Quilting Your Quilt Day 2: 3 Hour Morning Class: 2-A Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free-Motion Quilting 3 Hour Afternoon Class: 3-B Ruler Essentials Day 3: 3 Hour Morning Class: PS-LD2 Pro-Stitcher Basics in Simulation All Day 3 Hour Afternoon Class: PS-LD2 Pro-Stitcher Basics in Simulation All Day. Each Day is $50. Call to secure your seat.
May. 05 - May. 07 Minnesota Charms Quilt Show
Duluth , MN (Minnesota), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Elements LLC
Location: Schriner Center
Phone:
Address: , Duluth , MN (Minnesota), United States
Description: Join Quilt Elements to see the latest and greatest in longarm technology, including the Moxie and Pro-Stitcher Lite! Come give you new dream machine a test drive!
May. 06 - May. 06 Introduction to Pro-Stitcher
Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Miss D's Quilts
Location: Miss D's Quilts
Phone:
Address: , Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Description: This is a series of intro classes offered the 1st Friday of every month, May thru November. If you are a new owner, have Pro-Stitcher but have only had it short period of time or considering purchasing Pro-Stitcher, then this is the class for you. We will cover all the basics plus include some of the more advanced features as time goes along. Fee for the class includes light lunch. Please register at MissDsQuilts.com This class starts at 9:00 am and ends at noon.
May. 06 - May. 06 Introduction to Free Motion with Rulers
Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Miss D's Quilts
Location: Miss D's Quilts
Phone: (386) 385-5678
Address: , Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Description: This series of classes are for those who are new to free motion quilting, want to build more confidence or have never experienced the fun of free motion then this series of classes is for you. Thinking of purchasing a long-arm but not sure, this class is for you. Along the way, we will introduce various rulers and techniques for using those rulers. Come join us. Light lunch is included in fee. Please register at MissDsQuilts.com. This session begins at 1:30 and ends at 4:30
May. 07 - May. 07 Intermediate Pro-Stitcher
Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Miss D's Quilts
Location: Miss D's Quilts
Phone: (386) 385-5678
Address: , Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Description: This is a more advanced series of classes for those who have experience using Pro-Stitcher and who are eager to incorporate more capabilities in their projects. Plus, we will begin the exploration into Designer. The new product that really opens a whole new world to the quilter. Fee for the class includes a light lunch. Please register at MissDsQuilts.com
May. 07 - May. 07 Intermediate Free Motion with Rulers
Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Miss D's Quilts
Location: Miss D's Quilts
Phone: (386) 385-5678
Address: , Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Description: This series of classes are for those who have experience in free motion quilting but desire to improve their techniques and learn what is current in free motion quilting. In addition, we will show you techniques combining ruler work with Pro-Stitcher patterns and with other free motion techniques. Fee for the class includes a light lunch. Please register at MissDsQuilts.com This session begins at 1:30 and ends at 4:30.
May. 07 - May. 07 Stationary Longarm Machine Quilting Basics
Norway, ME (Maine), United States
Hosted By: Sew Orchid Design
Location: Sew Orchid Design
Phone: (207) 739-2065
Address: , Norway, ME (Maine), United States
Description: National Educator Debby Brown will be educating you through Zoom! She will help you answer these questions: Do you quilt on a sewing machine, but long for more space??? Are you unsure if you are "doing it right?" Debby will help you discover how a stationary longarm machine, plus tools and tips, can improve the quality of your work and the pleasure of your quilting experience. Won't you join us on ZOOM! sign up at www.seworchid.com now
May. 10 - May. 10 Gridwork Not Guesswork VIRTUAL
Traverse City, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: CS Sewing
Location: VIRTUAL
Phone: (231) 946-9751
Address: , Traverse City, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Tuesday, May 10, 2022 7pm - 9pm cost $29 VIRTUAL CLASS Sign -up at CSSEWING.COM Class Description: Laying out designs using gridwork creates even spacing and uniformity in quilting. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to make your own stencils, explore designs that work well within grids, and tips and tricks for marking grids on your next quilting project. Objective: Quilting with a grid results in even spacing and uniformity with your quilting. • Making your own grid stencil • Applying grids successfully in different size spaces • Designs conducive for gridwork • Gridwork for E2E designs • Marking and removing grids
May. 12 - May. 15 Weekend Longarm Event
Merrill, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: Stitched With Obsession
Location: Stitched With Obsession
Phone:
Address: , Merrill, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: For 4 days we will have Micki Chappelear in house instructing! With A.M. and P.M. classes throughout the weekend there's something in store for every quilter. Along with raffles, we will have tons of specials the 12th-15th. Don't miss out!
May. 12 - May. 14 Boise Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival
Boise, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: Bluebird Quilt Studio
Location: Expo Idaho
Phone: (208) 467-4148
Address: , Boise, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: A fun filled event for all quilters and crafters with many vendors and demos! Join us in our booth for a complimentary demonstration and a token of our thanks. Meet National Handi Quilter educator Gina Siembieda and our friendly and knowledgeable staff. Learn about Bluebird Quilt Studio educational owner support and education programs. HQWay dealer 2021 and 2022.
May. 12 - May. 14 Hands On Education Event
Davenport, IA (Iowa), United States
Hosted By: Hermes Auto & Upholstery, Inc
Location: Hermes Auto & Upholstery, Inc
Phone: (563) 652-2279
Address: , Davenport, IA (Iowa), United States
Description: Hands On Event 5-12-2022 - Longarm Machine Quilting (all day) 5-13-2022 - Fast Fun, Fabulous Free Motion Quilting Hands On Ruler Essentials 5-14-2022 - Pro Stitcher (all day)
May. 12 - May. 14 Anna's Handi Quilter Van Event
North Olmsted, OH (Ohio), United States
Hosted By: Annas Sewing Center
Location: Annas Sewing Center
Phone: (440) 716-8884
Address: , North Olmsted, OH (Ohio), United States
Description: Please join us for this 3 day Hands-On event with Handi Quilter educator Karen Arnold. Classes include Long Arm Quilting Basics; Fast, Fun, Fabulous Free-Motion Quilting; Hands-On Ruler Essentials; and Exploring Pro-Stitcher. Check out our website for registration and full class descriptions.
May. 13 - May. 14 Bringing out the BEST Quilter in You!
Merrill, OR (Oregon), United States
Hosted By: The Sewing Works
Location: The Sewing Works
Phone: (541) 798-1100
Address: , Merrill, OR (Oregon), United States
Description: 4 classes $40 each, Sign up for 3 for a $15 coupon, sign up for all for for a $20 coupon for merchandise. May 13th AM: ProStitcher Designer. May 13th PM: Rulers Rule. May 14th AM: Free Motion/Custom Quilting. May 14th PM: Other Ideas on a longarm. Visit www.thesewingworks.com/classes for full flyer. Call store the sign up 541-798-1100
May. 13 - May. 14 Eiffel in Love with Quilts - Quilt Show
Paris, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: FOX COUNTRY QUILTS LLC
Location: Love Civic Center in Paris, Texas
Phone: (903) 866-7550
Address: , Paris, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Experience the joy of quilting while viewing the quilts on display. See the Red River Valley Quilt Guild's special exhibit of Quilts of Valor. Come by Fox Country Quilts' booth to test drive and get special discounts on machines and accessories!
May. 13 - May. 13 HQ In Store Education 4 Workshops
OSAGE BEACH, MO (Missouri), United States
Hosted By: Love To Sew Boutique & Fabrics
Location: Love To Sew Boutique & Fabrics
Phone: (573) 348-1972
Address: , OSAGE BEACH, MO (Missouri), United States
Description: Come and Join the Fun! We are thrilled to welcome HQ Educator, Leslie Main to bring us 2 amazing days of playing and learning on the HandiQuilter machines. The first day of excitement will be a choice of 4 Hands On Workshops: A Foot Ahead, Beyond Basic Background Fills, Not Your Average Orange Peel, and Gridwork not Guesswork. Take one or all 4 for the day! Light morning and/or lunch snacks are included depending on your attendance! Get all the details here: https://www.lovetosewboutique.com/new-events.html and call the Store to get signed up: 573-348-1972 Choose 1-3 Workshop classes for $25 each or take all 4 for $80. Call with any questions you might have. We are excited to see you for these great classes!
May. 14 - May. 14 HQ In Store Education Software Training
OSAGE BEACH, MO (Missouri), United States
Hosted By: Love To Sew Boutique & Fabrics
Location: Love To Sew Boutique & Fabrics
Phone: (573) 348-1972
Address: , OSAGE BEACH, MO (Missouri), United States
Description: Come and Join the Fun! We are thrilled to welcome HQ Educator, Leslie Main to bring us 2 amazing days of playing and learning on the HandiQuilter machines. This second day of excitement will be a choice of 2) 3 hour Software classes: Intro to ProStitcher in Simulation and ProStitcher Designer Basics. Take one or both for the day! Light morning and/or lunch snacks are included depending on your attendance! Get all the details here: https://www.lovetosewboutique.com/new-events.html and call the Store to get signed up: 573-348-1972 One class = $40 or take both classes for $70. Please call with any questions you might have. Excited to have you join us!
May. 18 - May. 18 Feather Foundations
Summerville, SC (South Carolina), United States
Hosted By: SEW SUITE STUDIO
Location: Virtual - ZOOM
Phone: (843) 900-5440
Address: , Summerville, SC (South Carolina), United States
Description: Feather designs add a touch of class to any quilt. Learn to draw and stitch these beautiful elements in many different styles, from traditional to contemporary. Objective: Techniques for creating basic spines, formal and informal feathers • Basic feather spines • Informal feather • Formal feather • Non-back tracking feather • Using feathers as overall designs
May. 19 - May. 21 Hands On Van Event
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (Colorado), United States
Hosted By: RUTH'S STITCHERY
Location: RUTH'S STITCHERY
Phone: (719) 591-1717
Address: , COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (Colorado), United States
Description: Join us as we invite HQ National Educator, Vicki Kerkvliet to our store for a Hands On Van Event. Day 1: Longarm Machine Quilting Basics (All Day), Day 2: Fast Fun, Fabulous Free-Motion Quilting and Hands on Ruler Essentials, Day 3: 4 - 90 minute sessions: 1) A Foot Ahead, 2) Beyond Basic Background Fills, 3) Not Your Average Orange Peel, and 4) Gridwork Not Guesswork
May. 19 - May. 19 HQ Virtual Class: Intro to PS Hands On
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: New Pro-Stitcher owners – start here! Diane Henry will take you through the process of setting up a design in an area and quilting it and setting up an edge to edge design. You will also learn the basics of advancing and repositioning designs the easy way!
May. 19 - May. 21 Handi Quilter Classes @ Red Rooster Quilts
Dublin, OH (Ohio), United States
Hosted By: Red Rooster Quilts
Location: Red Rooster Quilts
Phone: (614) 734-9007
Address: , Dublin, OH (Ohio), United States
Description: 5 Handi Quilter classes offered including Long Arm Machine Quilting Basics and Intro to Pro-Stitcher. See our web site for all the classes and to sign up.
May. 19 - May. 21 Handi Quilter Hands On VAN Event
Tazewell, TN (Tennessee), United States
Hosted By: Beckie's Sewing Center
Location: Beckie's Sewing Center
Phone: (423) 626-5337
Address: , Tazewell, TN (Tennessee), United States
Description: If you have been on the fence about investing into a long arm, this is the event for you! Your two days of learning will include: - Learning Longarm Machine Basics - Fast, Fun, Fabulous Free Motion - Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Hands On - Hands-On Ruler Essentials These classes are designed to help you learn more about HandiQuilter machines, The 3rd day is workshops!!! for more info go to our class tab https://www.beckiessewingcenter.com/events/2022-05/
May. 20 - May. 22 RIT SHOW: GENESEE VALLEY QUILTFST
ROCHESTER, NY (New York), United States
Hosted By: M&D WALTERS SEWING CENTER DBA MARIE'S SEWING CENTER
Location: RIT IN ROCHESTER
Phone: (716) 870-5274
Address: , ROCHESTER, NY (New York), United States
Description: The largest show in the area. Over 60 vendors. There is classes and a huge quilt show. Because it is on the Collage campus you need photo id and vaccination card to enter.
May. 20 - May. 20 HQ Virtual Class: Pro-Stitcher Designer 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: New PS Designer Users - Start here! In this class, Diane Henry will start with a basic overview of the easy-to-use features. New users will be creating their own digital designs for their next quilting project by the end of this class!
May. 20 - May. 20 Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher in Simulation & Pro-Stitcher Designer Basics
Sahuarita, AZ (Arizona), United States
Hosted By: Cathey's Sewing & Vacuum
Location: Cathey's Sewing & Vacuum
Phone: (520) 300-5002
Address: , Sahuarita, AZ (Arizona), United States
Description: 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. Pro-Stitcher Designer is full featured, vector-based drawing software that gives you the ability to quickly design, edit, customize, export and import any quilting motif you can imagine. This class will start with a basic overview of the easy-to-use features. New users will be creating their own digital designs for their next quilting project by the end of this class! Topics include: • Overview of support resources available online • Basic overview of menu, functions and design catalog • Create an area and place a block using Skew, Resize, Xform & Align • Demo how to set up an e2e design • Overview of PS Designer & PS Catalog • Overview of support resources available online • Overview of user interface, basic functions and design catalog • Draw basic designs using the Draw tools then add stitches and save • Bring in a backdrop and layout a quilt • Basic editing of designs to make them fit any space
May. 20 - May. 20 Gridwork Not Guesswork
Norway, ME (Maine), United States
Hosted By: Sew Orchid Design
Location: Sew Orchid Design
Phone: (207) 739-2065
Address: , Norway, ME (Maine), United States
Description: Gridwork Not Guess Work! Join Debby Brown to learn how to Lay out designs using gridwork, create even spacing and uniformity in quilting. In this workshop, you'll learn how to make your own stencils, explore designs that work well within grids, and tips and tricks for marking grids on your next quilting project! Cost is $20.00, sign up at seworchid.com
May. 21 - May. 21 All Day Workshops
Sahuarita, AZ (Arizona), United States
Hosted By: Cathey's Sewing & Vacuum
Location: Cathey's Sewing & Vacuum
Phone: (520) 300-5002
Address: , Sahuarita, AZ (Arizona), United States
Description: During this fun filled day we will explore how and what feet to use when longarm quilting, how to create pathways to connect your background fills seamlessly, explore using different threads to make your quilt pop, learn how to spice up classic designs like - the orange peel - and become familiar with making your own stencils to using grids to layout your quilting designs. This day of workshops will be a day of wow moments! Topics include: • Couching • Attaching binding while on the frame • Identify the shapes that you are naturally good at • Use these shapes to create new pathways • Audition designs for each quilt • The impact thread can have on quilting • The basic stitch path of the continuous curve • Deciding where a continuous line design would fit well • How to stitch out the design using free motion or rulers • Making your own grid stencil • Applying grids successfully in different size spaces • Designs conducive for gridwork • Gridwork for E2E designs • Marking and removing grids
May. 25 - May. 28 Handi Quilter Spring Fling
Moab, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Canyonland Quilts
Location: Canyonland Quilts
Phone: (435) 668-7454
Address: , Moab, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Come Join us for some Hands On Handi Quilter Fun. May 25-28, 2022 Canyonland Quilts 11850 S Highway 191 B7 Moab, Utah 84532 Lunch will be provided. Purchase a longarm Machine and the 4 day class will be Free, along with Free Delivery, Free Set up and 20% off all purchases from Canyonland Quilts in store or online.
May. 28 - May. 28 HQ Class: Mark It Up
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 is a virtual class - Learn at home. In this workshop, Gail Berry-Graham walks you through the steps of marking your quilt top successfully. You’ll get lots of tips and tricks on how to find the perfect design and be able to transfer it to your quilt top at the proper scale and with the tools that are just right for your project.
Jun. 2022
Jun. 01 - Jun. 04 Longarm Academy at CS Sewing
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: Hands On Van Event in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan HandiQuilter Educator Micki Chappelear Go to CSSEWING.COM to enroll Longarm Machine Quilting Basics June 1, 2022 9am-noon cost $59 Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free-Motion Quilting June 1 2pm-5pm cost $59 Ruler Essentials June 2, 2o22 9am-noon cost $59 All About The Feet June 2, 2022 2pm-5pm cost $59 Exploring ProStitcher June 3, 2022 9am - 5pm cost $118 Three Bs-Backgrounds, Borders and Blocks June 4, 2022 9am-noon cost $59 Not Your Average Orange Peel June 4, 2022 2pm-5pm cost $59
Jun. 02 - Jun. 04 Handi Quilter Training with Karen Arnold
Middlebury, IN (Indiana), United States
Hosted By: The Quilt Shop @ Essenhaus
Location: The Quilt Shop @ Essenhaus
Phone: (574) 822-1270
Address: , Middlebury, IN (Indiana), United States
Description: Are you looking to expand your longarm skills? The Quilt Shop is pleased to announce that we are hosting HQ National Educator, Karen Arnold for 3 days of training in our shop. Classes are June 2 - 4, Thursday - Saturday. If you sign up for a full day of classes, lunch is included. More information (including registration) is here: https://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/module/news/11203/handi-quilter-national-educator-karen-arnold-is-coming-to-town.
Jun. 02 - Jun. 04 Let's finish those quilts!
New Florence , MO (Missouri), United States
Hosted By: All N Stitches Fabric And Quilt Shop
Location: All N Stitches Fabric And Quilt Shop
Phone: (573) 564-4050
Address: , New Florence , MO (Missouri), United States
Description: We are so excited to host this 4 day event with Handi Quilter National educator Chris Davidson. Chris will be sharing her knowledge and love for quilting with us. June 2&3 choose from 4 different 3 hour classes or take all four, starting with Longarm machine basics, Fast,fun,and fabulous free-motion quilting,Ruler essentials, and introduction to Pro Stitcher in simulation mode. June 4 will be for those who want to explore Pro-Stitcher in greater detail to see all the fun and fabulous things you can do with Pro-Stitcher. Visit us at allnstitches.com for more details and to register.
Jun. 03 - Jun. 04 Longarm Academy with The Chicks
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: This academy is great for anyone who is new to longarm quilting, as well as those that just want to see what is involved and decide if it is right for them. We will learn the basics of free motion quilting, quilting using rulers, and quilting using the ProStitcher. This is a HANDS-ON class, there will be no more than two students per machine, allowing you to spend lots of time quilting and learning a ton of material! What will you learn? Loading your quilt & learning how to keep it square Thread, Needles, and Tension...getting a good start of understanding all three. We will play with different weights of thread and learn how to set tension for these thread options. This will open up new possibilities for you in your quilting journey! Basics of free motion. We will learn about some basic free motion patterns and stitch them out on the machines. Basics of quilting with rulers. We will quilt a section using a few different ruler options. Feet...put the right "FOOT" forward knowing about all of the different feet and what they can do to help your quilting experience. ProStitcher Basics: learn about Handi Quilter's computerized quilting system. Class fee: $299 per person (includes lunch) (FREE with previous purchase of HandiQuilter longarm from Two Chicks Quilting. If you purchase a HandiQuilter machine from Two Chicks within 90 days, you'll get this class fee credited towards your purchase). Materials Required for Class: We provide everything you need for this class Bring a sweater in case you get cold We will send out a menu a few days before class and you can pick your lunches and let us know if you have any special dietary needs. Bring your smiling face and be ready to have some fun learning about longarm quilting! Classroom Provides: Our classroom has five HandiQuilter Amaras with ProStitchers (computerized quilting system) on them, large TV for easy presentations, and great tables and seating. You will receive a notebook with handouts, extra paper for notes, pen and lots of other goodies in a customized Swag Bag.
Jun. 03 - Jun. 03 Introduction to Pro-Stitcher
Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Miss D's Quilts
Location: Miss D's Quilts
Phone: (386) 385-5678
Address: , Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Description: This is a series of intro classes offered the 1st Friday of every month, May thru November. If you are a new owner, have Pro-Stitcher but have only had it short period of time or considering purchasing Pro-Stitcher, then this is the class for you. We will cover all the basics plus include some of the more advanced features as time goes along. Fee for the class includes light lunch. Please register at MissDsQuilts.com This class starts at 9:00 am and ends at noon.
Jun. 03 - Jun. 03 Introduction to Free Motion with Rulers
Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Miss D's Quilts
Location: Miss D's Quilts
Phone: (386) 385-5678
Address: , Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Description: This series of classes are for those who are new to free motion quilting, want to build more confidence or have never experienced the fun of free motion then this series of classes is for you. Thinking of purchasing a long-arm but not sure, this class is for you. Along the way, we will introduce various rulers and techniques for using those rulers. Come join us. Light lunch is included in fee. Please register at MissDsQuilts.com. This session begins at 1:30 and ends at 4:30.
Jun. 03 - Jun. 03 Applique" on the Longarm
Norway, ME (Maine), United States
Hosted By: Sew Orchid Design
Location: Sew Orchid Design
Phone: (207) 739-2065
Address: , Norway, ME (Maine), United States
Description: Hip Hip Hooray, join Diane Henry for this very fun class and learn how to enjoy your longarm beyond the basic quilting. In this class Diane will teach us different techniques on how to Applique' on the longarm .... don't have a longarm....that's ok, Diane has many tricks to share on all types of machines. Learn fun creative ways to create: ~What is Slap-lique???? Diane will show us! ~What...Reverse applique.....Scrap piecing, oh yes and many many more techniques. Dont loose your spot sign up now at www.seworchid.com $20.00
Jun. 04 - Jun. 04 Intermediate Pro-Stitcher
Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Miss D's Quilts
Location: Miss D's Quilts
Phone: (386) 385-5678
Address: , Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Description: This is a more advanced series of classes for those who have experience using Pro-Stitcher and who are eager to incorporate more capabilities in their projects. Plus, we will begin the exploration into Designer. The new product that really opens a whole new world to the quilter. Fee for the class includes a light lunch. Please register at MissDsQuilts.com
Jun. 04 - Jun. 04 Intermediate Free Motion with Rulers
Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Miss D's Quilts
Location: Miss D's Quilts
Phone: (386) 385-5678
Address: , Palatka, FL (Florida), United States
Description: This series of classes are for those who have experience in free motion quilting but desire to improve their techniques and learn what is current in free motion quilting. In addition, we will show you techniques combining ruler work with Pro-Stitcher patterns and with other free motion techniques. Fee for the class includes a light lunch. Please register at MissDsQuilts.com This session begins at 1:30 and ends at 4:30.
Jun. 16 - Jun. 18 WV QUILT FESTIVVAL
Summersville , WV (West Virginia), United States
Hosted By: Bolts & Quarters Quilt Shop
Location: Summerville WV
Phone: (304) 428-4933
Address: , Summersville , WV (West Virginia), United States
Description: Come visit Bolts & Quarters Quilt Shop at the West Virginia QUILT SHOW! We will have the full line of Handi Quilter machines to try and there will be special show prices.
Jun. 17 - Jun. 18 Wisconsin Rapids Quilt Show
Wisconsin Rapids, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: Stitched with Obsession
Location: Grace Lutheran Church
Phone: (715) 224-3393
Address: , Wisconsin Rapids, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Material Girls Quilt Show, June 17th & 18th. Featuring a quilt show, vendor mall and basket raffles.
Jun. 22 - Jun. 25 Up Your Game with Handi Quilter
Burley, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: HEM-STITCHING ETC
Location: HEM-STITCHING ETC
Phone: (208) 878-0236
Address: , Burley, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: We welcome Jeannine Grabowska as our Instructor for this Awesome 4e day Van Event. If you sign up by June 15 save 10%. Classes will start at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. each day. A lunch will be provided each day. Each class will last 3 hours June 22 and 23 is a 2 day package for $299.00. Day 1 AM: Longarm Machine Quilting Basics. Day 1 PM: Fast, Fun, and Furious Free Motion Quilting. Day 2 AM: Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Hands On. Day 2 PM: Hands On Ruler Essentials. Day 3 is four Workshops. ($100.00) Day 4: Progressive Basics in Simulation-Full Day- Pro-Stitcher ($100). Sign up for all 4 days is $499.00 Just a reminder. Save 10% if you sign up by June 15th and receive A $40.00 gift card at the event if you sign up for all 4 days.
Jun. 22 - Jun. 22 Gridwork not Guesswork
Summerville, SC (South Carolina), United States
Hosted By: SEW SUITE STUDIO
Location: Virtual - ZOOM
Phone: (843) 900-5440
Address: , Summerville, SC (South Carolina), United States
Description: Laying out designs using gridwork creates even spacing and uniformity in quilting. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to make your own stencils, explore designs that work well within grids, and tips and tricks for marking grids on your next quilting project. Objective: Quilting with a grid results in even spacing and uniformity with your quilting. • Making your own grid stencil • Applying grids successfully in different size spaces • Designs conducive for gridwork • Gridwork for E2E designs • Marking and removing grids
Jun. 23 - Jun. 23 Stationary Longarm Machine Quilting Basics with Debby Brown ZOOM CLASS
Suwanee, GA (Georgia), United States
Hosted By: A Crafted Cottage
Location: Virtual - ZOOM
Phone: (470) 326-6272
Address: , Suwanee, GA (Georgia), United States
Description: This is a zoom class with Handi Quilter national educator Debby Brown! Debby is teaching this class in conjunction with 4 other optional classes. If you decided to sign up for all 5 classes, call the shop for a $50 discount. Learn how the throat space of a stationary longarm can help you finish those large quilts with ease. We will teach basting techniques, managing tension and basic free motion skills. Topics Include: • Built-in machine features and stitch regulation with TruStitch/InSight™ 2022 CLASS OUTLINES + WORKSHOPS 2 • Bobbins, tension, needles and threads • Pattern application and Golden Threads paper • Basting layers and manipulating the quilt • Creative machine feet, rulers and gadgets This is a zoom class that you will take from the comfort of your own home.
Jun. 23 - Jun. 23 Longarm Machine Quilting Basics with Debby Brown ZOOM CLASS
Suwanee, GA (Georgia), United States
Hosted By: A Crafted Cottage
Location: Virtual - ZOOM
Phone: (470) 326-6272
Address: , Suwanee, GA (Georgia), United States
Description: This is a zoom class with Handi Quilter national educator Debby Brown! Debby is teaching this class in conjunction with 4 other optional classes. If you decided to sign up for all 5 classes, call the shop for a $50 discount. Learn skills that will help you manages your long-arm machine with confidence. Topics Include: • Basic machine and frame elements and features • Bobbins, tension, needles and thread • How to load a quilt onto a frame • Quilting with Groovy Boards and pantographs • Rulers, Adjustable and Micro Handles, and basic free-motion
Jun. 23 - Jun. 25 Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival
Oklahoma City, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Hosted By: The Stitching Post
Location: Oklahoma State Fairgrounds
Phone: (214) 883-7134
Address: , Oklahoma City, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Description: Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival. Free longarm classes with Leslie Main. There will be free 30 minute hands-on lessons all three days! Come try before you buy!!
Jun. 24 - Jun. 24 Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free-Motion Quilting with Debby Brown ZOOM CLASS
Suwanee, GA (Georgia), United States
Hosted By: A Crafted Cottage
Location: Virtual - ZOOM
Phone: (470) 326-6272
Address: , Suwanee, GA (Georgia), United States
Description: This is a zoom class with Handi Quilter national educator Debby Brown! Debby is teaching this class in conjunction with 4 other optional classes. If you decided to sign up for all 5 classes, call the shop for a $50 discount. Learn to create free motion designs that can be used to finish any quilt. 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 and adjustable handlebars for free-motion control
Jun. 24 - Jun. 24 Ruler Essentials with Debby Brown ZOOM CLASS
Suwanee, GA (Georgia), United States
Hosted By: A Crafted Cottage
Location: Virtual - ZOOM
Phone: (470) 326-6272
Address: , Suwanee, GA (Georgia), United States
Description: This is a zoom class with Handi Quilter national educator Debby Brown! Debby is teaching this class in conjunction with 4 other optional classes. If you decided to sign up for all 5 classes, call the shop for a $50 discount. Learn the safe way to use rulers & templates. See ways that you can incorporate these tools in your quilting 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 • VersaTool quilting: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells and arcs • Apply binding with the HQ VersaTool
Jun. 25 - Jun. 25 Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher in Simulation with Debby Brown ZOOM CLASS
Suwanee, GA (Georgia), United States
Hosted By: A Crafted Cottage
Location: Virtual - ZOOM
Phone: (470) 326-6272
Address: , Suwanee, GA (Georgia), United States
Description: This is a zoom class with Handi Quilter national educator Debby Brown! Debby is teaching this class in conjunction with 4 other optional classes. If you decided to sign up for all 5 classes, call the shop for a $50 discount. Students learn the basics of Pro-Stitcher in simulation by following along, or watching demonstrations of Pro-Stitcher features, and the basic overview of PS Designer and Catalog. Topics include: • Overview of support resources available online • Basic overview of menu, functions and design catalog • Create an area and place a block using Skew, Resize, Xform & Align • Demo how to set up an e2e design • Overview of PS Designer & PS Catalog
Jul. 2022
Jul. 06 - Jul. 07 Longarm Machine Quilting Basics - 2 Days
MISSION, KS (Kansas), United States
Hosted By: KC Maker Studio & Fabrics
Location: KC Maker Studio & Fabrics
Phone: (913) 314-0340
Address: , MISSION, KS (Kansas), United States
Description: Day 1 - Longarm Machine Basics: Objective: Learn skills that will help you manages your long-arm machine with confidence Topics Include: • Basic machine and frame elements and features • Bobbins, tension, needles and thread • How to load a quilt onto a frame • Quilting with Groovy Boards and pantographs • Rulers, Adjustable and Micro Handles, and basic free-motion Day 2 morning session - Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free-Motion Quilting: Objective: Learn to create free motion designs that can be used to finish any quilt. 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 and adjustable handlebars for free-motion control Day 2 afternoon session - Ruler Essentials: Objective: Learn the safe way to use rulers & templates. See ways that you can incorporate these tools in your quilting 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 • VersaTool quilting: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells and arcs • Apply binding with the HQ VersaTool
Jul. 08 - Jul. 08 Introduction to Pro-Stitcher
MISSION, KS (Kansas), United States
Hosted By: KC Maker Studio & Fabrics
Location: KC Maker Studio & Fabrics
Phone: (913) 314-0340
Address: , MISSION, KS (Kansas), United States
Description: Class Description: 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 7 quilts or consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New owners – start here! Objective: Students use the Pro-Stitcher to create areas, stitch designs, and learn how simple and easy it is to use the Pro-Stitcher. Topics can include: • Basic overview of how to use Pro-Stitcher • Create an area and place a block using Skew, Resize, Xform or Align • Use the modify tools to make a design fit in any space • Set up an edge to edge design three ways • Cropping the bottom of an edge to edge design • Basic repositioning and advancing an e2e design • Moving your start and end points • Manage sashings, border and corners • Cropping, rotating and resizing designs for customization • Use Mark and Record to create your own designs • Combining designs
Jul. 09 - Jul. 09 Advanced Pro-Stitcher
MISSION, KS (Kansas), United States
Hosted By: KC Maker Studio & Fabrics
Location: KC Maker Studio & Fabrics
Phone: (913) 314-0340
Address: , MISSION, KS (Kansas), United States
Description: Do you own Pro-Stitcher and want to better understand all that you can do with it? This class is for you! Join us as Leslie Main reviews the basics, then delves into the more advanced features so that you can really put your Pro-Stitcher to the test on your next quilt!
Jul. 10 - Jul. 10 Handi Quilter Longarm Workshops
MISSION, KS (Kansas), United States
Hosted By: KC Maker Studio & Fabrics
Location: KC Maker Studio & Fabrics
Phone: (913) 314-0340
Address: , MISSION, KS (Kansas), United States
Description: A Foot Ahead - 80 minutes Class Description: Handi Quilter’s full lineup of feet give you a lot options for quilting projects. This fun workshop lets you see different ways to incorporate techniques with the all the different feet. Objective: Learn how to incorporate the use of Handi Feet into your quilting projects. • The many feet available • Different applications for the feet • Changing the feet 9 • Couching • Attaching binding while on the frame Not Your Average Orange Peel - 80 minutes Class Description: Let’s take a classic design – the orange peel – and spice it up in this fun workshop. You’ll learn how to add creative designs to jazz up this basic quilting design. Objective: Teach the stitching path for the “continuous curve” design that students can then “upskill” the design by jazzing up the centers with additional designs without breaking the thread. See other shapes that create a fun design with the same pathway. • The basic stitch path of the continuous curve • Deciding where a continuous line design would fit well • How to stitch out the design using free motion or rulers • How to add interest to the centers with basic center designs while not breaking the thread • How to use other shapes in the same stitch path to change the design Feather Foundations - 80 minutes Class Description: Feather designs add a touch of class to any quilt. Learn to draw and stitch these beautiful elements in many different styles, from traditional to contemporary. Objective: Techniques for creating basic spines, formal and informal feathers • Basic feather spines 14 • Informal feather • Formal feather • Non-back tracking feather • Using feathers as overall designs How Do I Quilt It? - 80 minutes Class Description: Come to this workshop to explore how to create a quilting plan. We’ll look at ways to define the purpose and style of the quilt, build a theme, and choose threads to compliment the piecing of the quilt. Objective: Gain confidence to create a quilting plan and the tools to accomplish it – collaborative/quilting by committee • Define quilt purpose • Quilt style, design, theme • Thread • Quilting to compliment the piecing • Auditioning & resizing quilting design
Jul. 11 - Jul. 13 Kim Sandberg's 3 Day Pro-Stitcher Bootcamp at Quilters Apothecary
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: Day 1 PS basics and more. Day 2 Tips, tricks, techniques and some advanced methods Day 3 Project Day! Classes are 9AM to 4PM (CDST) with 1 hour provided lunch. Don't miss this chance to take this Workshop with the amazing Kim Sandberg. Bootcamp is only $250 if booked before May 1, 2022
Jul. 14 - Jul. 16 Quilt Wyoming 2022
Sheridan, WY (Wyoming), United States
Hosted By: Heirlooms by Design
Location: Sheridan College
Phone: (307) 660-4574
Address: , Sheridan, WY (Wyoming), United States
Description: Heirlooms by Design will be vending at this event and will have Kristina Whitney in the booth helping demo some cool things come over to Sheridan, WY at the Sheridan College in the Whitney Center. We will be there Thursday, Friday and Saturday!
Jul. 15 - Jul. 17 Summer Quilting Retreat
Norway, ME (Maine), United States
Hosted By: Sew Orchid Design
Location: Sew Orchid Design
Phone: (207) 739-2065
Address: , Norway, ME (Maine), United States
Description: 3 days of Fun with Mara Novak! Sign up for all three days, or just one.... Day one: Mara will take us through preparing the quilt top, re-size and applying designs. She will talk through batting, backings and all about threads, needles and tension In the afternoon she will take us through Fast, fun, and Fabulous Free motion Quilting.y Day Two :Longarm Toy Box! Any thing that says Toys has gotta be Fun. Mara will take us through those nifty gadgets and accessories to enhance our quilting fun. In the afternoon, we will have an introduction to Pro-Stitcher. Day three is four 80 minute Lecture / Demo Secure your space now....limited spaces available! Sign up at seworchid.com
Jul. 22 - Jul. 23 New Braunfels Area Quilt Guild 2022 QuiltFest
New Braunfels, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: The Quilt Haus/Way to Sew
Location: New Braunfels Civic Center
Phone: (830) 620-1382
Address: , New Braunfels, TX (Texas), United States
Description: New Braunfels Area Quilt Guild Presents “America: A Patchwork Quilt” Friday & Saturday, July 22-23, 2022, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Award winning quilts, presentations, demonstrations, vendors, quilter's thrift store (Emporium), boutique, and more! Enjoy the show, come see what's new in our booth, then visit our large local shop for show specials!
Jul. 26 - Oct. 25 Virtual Event Series: ProStitcher DESIGNER with Susan Manry
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: This is a 4-month long series that meets through ZOOM on the 4th Tuesday of the month starting July 26, 2022. Class dates July 26, August 23, September 27, and October 25 from 7pm-9pm EST Cost $150 Please enroll at CSSEWING.COM What greater joy than seeing a pattern you’ve designed yourself brought to life in stitches? With Pro-Stitcher Designer, you can do just that! In this four-part series, you’ll learn everything you need to know to create your own original quilting designs. In this four-part virtual hands-on class, Susan will teach you to use a wide variety of tools included in Pro-Stitcher Designer: • The user interface, navigation, and available resources • Using the Draw and Edit tools to create your own designs • Saving designs for quilting machine formats • Modify existing quilting designs • Draw and design from inspirations • Magic Wand and Auto-Digitizing • Repeat, Carousel, and Reflect • Echo Quilting and Rays • Using Trim, Weld, and Intersect • Creating continuous line designs • Migrating a Workspace from Pro-Stitcher and back again Not a Designer owner yet? No worries - you can try before you buy! Simply join the class and download the trial software from the prostitcher.com
Jul. 30 - Jul. 30 Hayward Piecemaker's Quilt Show
Hayward, WI (Wisconsin), Zimbabwe
Hosted By: Quilt Elements LLC
Location: Hayward Wesleyan Church
Phone:
Address: , Hayward, WI (Wisconsin), Zimbabwe
Description: We will be offering hands on demos on a variety of machines and techniques! Come find the machine that is right for you!