Contact your local Handi Quilter retailer for more details on these upcoming HQ Education events and shows. For our HQ Van events, click here.

Events Listing

Events for Oct. 01, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019

Oct. 2019

Oct. 2019
Oct. 02 - Oct. 05 HQ Van
Dayton, VA (Virginia), United States
Hosted By: Patchwork Plus
Location: Patchwork Plus
Phone: (540) 879-2505
Address: , Dayton, VA (Virginia), United States
Description: The HQ Van is coming to Patchwork Plus! Openings still available for a two day event, October 4-5th. Classes include: Rulers, Prostitcher, Free Motion, and Basic Longarm! Sign up at www.patchworkplus-quilting.com
Oct. 03 - Oct. 06 "Lovin' My Longarm" Quilting Retreat
Yoakum, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Two Chicks Quilting
Location: Two Chicks Quilting
Phone: (361) 771-3978
Address: , Yoakum, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Two Chicks Quilting is teaming up with Three Oaks Retreats to bring you a Quilting Retreat that will be too good to miss!! Instructor Susan Manry will be there teaching classes and we promise loads of fun in between. Bring your projects to work on during free time as well. Activities include: Longarm Lectures and Hands On Demo's Digital Quilting Education Hands on Activities Open Sew Time Door Prizes and Goodie Bags Casino Night Wine Tastings Massages & Facials Available at extra cost 3 Nights, accommodations, with all meals, Pampering & FUN....Priceless!!! Class size is limited, call today to reserve your spot early! Three Oaks Retreats 210-508-3516 Two Chicks Quilting 361-771-3978
Oct. 03 - Oct. 05 Hands On Quilting Classes
Simi Valley, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Kingdom Sewing Center of Simi Valley
Location: Kingdom Sewing Center of Simi Valley
Phone: (805) 579-1571
Address: , Simi Valley, CA (California), United States
Description: Thurs : Stand Up Longarm Basics 9:30 to 4:30 Fri : Fast, Fun Free Motion 9:30 to 12:30 Fri: Ruler Essentials 1:30 to 4:30 Sat : Creative Textures : 9:30 to 12:30 Sat You Can Do That 1:30 to 4:30 Click on link to our calendar https://www.kingdomsewing.com/module/events.htm?month=10&year=2019
Oct. 04 - Oct. 05 2 Day Advanced Pro-Stitcher Class
North Vernon, IN (Indiana), United States
Hosted By: Sharynn's Quilt Box
Location: Sharynn's Quilt Box
Phone: (812) 592-0186
Address: , North Vernon, IN (Indiana), United States
Description: Advance Pro-Stitcher Classes with Handi Quilter national Educator Harriet Carpanini Call 812-346-4731 To Sign Up Bring your Lap Top with the Pro-Stitcher loaded on it or your Pro-Stitcher tablet.
Oct. 04 - Oct. 06 Fall Quilting Retreat with Diane Henry
Simsbury, CT (Connecticut), United States
Hosted By: Sew Inspired Quilt Shop
Location: Sew Inspired Quilt Shop
Phone: (860) 651-8885
Address: , Simsbury, CT (Connecticut), United States
Description: Join Diane Henry in the Sew Inspired Studio for three days of hands on fun. Six different classes for beginners, new owners and future long-arm owners! Visit www.sewinspiredquilts.com for all the details!
Oct. 04 - Oct. 05 Handi Quilter Educator Lana Russel to teach 4 HQ classes
Dublin, OH (Ohio), United States
Hosted By: Red Rooster Quilts, Inc.
Location: Red Rooster Quilts, Inc.
Phone: (614) 734-9007
Address: , Dublin, OH (Ohio), United States
Description: Lana Russel will be here to teach 4 classes: Stand-Up Longarm Machine Quilting Basics, 3 B's: Backgrounds, Borders & Blocks, Creative Textures & Fills, The Simple Path to Straight Line Quilting. Go to our web site for more information and to sign up. https://www.redroosterquilts.com/module/class.htm?classId=216212
Oct. 04 - Oct. 05 I Quilt and Love it!
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: 4 different classes. Come to one or to attend all during this two day event! call for details. each class 3 hours 479-484-5351
Oct. 05 - Oct. 06 North Eastern Wyoming Quilt Show
GILLETTE, WY (Wyoming), United States
Hosted By: Heirlooms by Design
Location: Camplex Wyoming Center Frontier Hall
Phone: (307) 660-4574
Address: , GILLETTE, WY (Wyoming), United States
Description: I will be at this event as your new Handiquilter retailer in the northeastern Wyoming. Please stop in and see Denice Best and myself with demos and a drawing for a prize.
Oct. 05 - Oct. 05 Back to the Basics- Domestic Machines
Fort Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Longarm Quilting Academy
Location: Longarm Quilting Academy
Phone: (817) 313-4959
Address: , Fort Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Since this class is designed to help you learn the care and feeding of your sewing machine. We will cover tension, cleaning, various uses of your different stitches other than straight stitch as in piecing. We will also talk and show how you can finish those treasured hand pieced quilt blocks into a quilt top that you would later quilt. After all, those treasures many times are attached to wonderful memories! You will need: Your sewing machine in working order, power cord foot control. Also, your accessory kit and owner's manual. Thread, fabric scraps, scissors, pencil and paper. I will have a printed handout for each student. Bring any prepared blocks to class for suggestions
Oct. 08 - Oct. 08 Prostitcher Premium
Fort Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Longarm Quilting Academy
Location: Longarm Quilting Academy
Phone: (817) 313-4959
Address: , Fort Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Prostitcher Premium Class for new users or those who want to get a refresher! Learn the Workspace tabs, Toolbar, Status Panel, and Some Commonly Used Functions. We also go over three methods for Edge to Edge quilting.
Oct. 10 - Oct. 12 Handi Quilter Education Event with Kelly Ashton
Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem
Location: Quilting Mayhem
Phone: (425) 533-2566
Address: , Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Description: We are welcoming Kelly Aston back to Quilting Mayhem! Join us during this three day Handi Quilter education event. Stand up or sit down? That is the question! On day one, Kelly will answer that question and many more. Days two and three, she will share her knowledge of custom quilting designs, how to use rulers, quilting beyond the design and show all the nifty gadgets and accessories. Don't miss out, sign up today!
Oct. 10 - Oct. 12 Quilters Connection Shop Hop and Quilt Show
Waco, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: PHD Quilts, LLC
Location: Waco Convention Center
Phone: (254) 741-6988
Address: , Waco, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Hands on classes with Handi Quilter Ambassador Kelly Cline and Hand Quilter Educator Mary Fisher.
Oct. 10 - Oct. 12 3-Day Education Event and Fiber Arts & Quilt Show
Port Huron, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: Sew You Quilt
Location: Blue Water Convention Center
Phone: (810) 434-2425
Address: , Port Huron, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Please join us for 6 great classes with HQ National Educator Adam Rateliff. Thurs “Longarm Quilting Basics”; Fri “Free Motion Quilting” & “Ruler Essentials”; Sat “Intro to Pro-Stitcher”. All are “HANDS ON” with 2 people sharing an HQ Amara & limited to 12 people per class. Held together with the Michigan Fiber Arts & Quilting Convention. Class Registration via “website https://mfaaqc.home.blog”. We are hosting a booth where you can test drive our machines, purchase your HQ Accessories or even a new machine! We will also have demonstrations at 11a, 1p and 3p each day. We look forward to seeing you there. Call our store with questions, 810-434-2425
Oct. 10 - Oct. 12 Fiber Arts & Quilter's Showcase
Port Huron , MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: Sew You Quilt
Location: Convention Center
Phone: 810-434-2425
Address: , Port Huron , MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Come visit the Handi Quilter Booth at The Fiber Arts & Quilter's Showcase, 3-day quilting/sewing show, Columbus Day weekend, Oct 10-12, 2019. This event replaces the Quilter's Showcase that was held in Frankenmuth/Birth Run Mi in October for the past several years. The new venue is now in Port Huron, MI and is being expanded to 3 days, and to include Fiber Arts. It is a quilt show with vendors of all kinds.
Oct. 11 - Oct. 12 Autumn Splendor Quilt Show
Hope, AR (Arkansas), United States
Hosted By: Fox Country Quilts
Location: Hempstead Hall on the Campus OF UACCH
Phone: (903) 866-7550
Address: , Hope, AR (Arkansas), United States
Description: Join us at this fabulous Local Quilt Show with amazing quilts on display! We will have our Simply Sixteen and Handi Quilter Amara with Pro-Stitcher. Ongoing demos throughout the day along with special show pricing and promotions! Come test drive your dream longarm machine!
Oct. 11 - Oct. 12 Threads Across Nebraska
Kearney, NE (Nebraska), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Shack
Location: Kearney, NE
Phone: (308) 872-6221
Address: , Kearney, NE (Nebraska), United States
Description: This is the annual event taking place at the Buffalo Fairgrounds. This year Peg Pennell will be the featured quilter. There will be a few different classes that will be offered over the two days. Many different vendors will be available for you to shop with!! The walls will be adorned with beautiful quilts from so many different people. So come out and see these beauties!!
Oct. 11 - Oct. 12 Longarm Education Event
PINCKNEY, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: S&B Quilting Studio
Location: S&B Quilting Studio
Phone: (734) 648-0188
Address: , PINCKNEY, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Take a class to improve your quilting skills. Our classes on Friday are Fast, Fun and Fabulous Free Motion Quilting followed by Longarm Toy Box. Saturday starts with Ruler Essentials followed by Beyond Traditional Feathers. Our instructor is Vicki Kerkvliet a National HandiQuilter Educator. Classes are $50 each. Call to register today 734-648-0188
Oct. 12 - Oct. 12 Ruler of the Month Club-October 2019
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: October 2019 Ruler of the Month Club. Meeting will last from 1245-130. seasonal project using the Half-carat ruler. Join us for education and fun!
Oct. 12 - Oct. 13 LongArm Machine Quilting Classes
Puyallup, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: The Quilt Barn
Location: The Quilt Barn
Phone: (253) 845-1532
Address: , Puyallup, WA (Washington), United States
Description: Join us for an “ And I Quilt Party” followed by a 2-day longarm event. Call the shop to reserve your space! (253) 845-1532
Oct. 12 - Oct. 12 HQ at QA Club
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: Join us at the TAG in Michigan City Indiana for our HQ at QA Club. Our quarterly get togethers, for all Handi Quilter owners, will be full of tips, tricks and lots of fun. The club is free to attend.
Oct. 12 - Mar. 14 Sarah's Handi Quilter Ruler Club Fall 2019
Noblesville, IN (Indiana), United States
Hosted By: Always In Stitches
Location: Always In Stitches
Phone: (317) 776-4227
Address: , Noblesville, IN (Indiana), United States
Description: Sign up for the entire series and one month is free. Price per month is a new low of $19.99 which comes to $119.99 for the six months. Our price is $99.99. No sign-up fees. Benefits of paying up front are being able to pick up the rulers either month to month or all at the end as you wish. We meet each month on the second Saturday to watch the video Handi Quilter makes for the rulers (which you may also watch at home), practice using the rulers (and the Handi Quilter), and share what we have done with quilting and rulers.
Oct. 15 - Oct. 15 Advance Pro-Stitcher
Fort Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Longarm Quilting Academy
Location: Longarm Quilting Academy
Phone: (817) 313-4959
Address: , Fort Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Description: You've mastered Edge to Edge quilting and you've played with blocks, now lets learn some custom Pro Stitcher. Learn to chunk your borders, setup multiple blocks that are different sizes, setup diagonal quilting, triangle blocks, and much, much more! You will actually do a small wholecloth in the class! $20.00 Kit fee; Longarm with Pro-Stitcher only
Oct. 17 - Oct. 17 A Truckload Of Fun!- Stand Up Longarm Machine Quilting Basics
Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Hosted By: Prairie Quilt
Location: Prairie Quilt
Phone: (405) 853-6801
Address: , Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Description: Does longarm quilting interest you, and you'd like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a revision 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.
Oct. 18 - Oct. 18 A Truckload Of Fun!- Free Motion Quilting and Ruler Essentials
Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Hosted By: Prairie Quilt
Location: Prairie Quilt
Phone: (405) 853-6801
Address: , Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Description: Fast, Fun & 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 design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. 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.
Oct. 18 - Oct. 19 Texas Star Quilters Guild of Van Zandt County
Canton, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Fox Country Quilts
Location: Canton Civic Center
Phone: (903) 866-7550
Address: , Canton, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Join us at this fabulous Local Quilt Show with amazing quilts on display! We will have our Simply Sixteen and Handi Quilter Amara with Pro-Stitcher. Ongoing demos throughout the day along with special show pricing and promotions! Come test drive your dream longarm machine!
Oct. 18 - Oct. 19 Country Traditions Long Arm Retreat
Fremont, NE (Nebraska), United States
Hosted By: Country Traditions
Location: Country Traditions
Phone: (402) 721-7752
Address: , Fremont, NE (Nebraska), United States
Description: Spend 2 fun filled days with Debby Brown in the Country Traditions Handi Quilter Studio. Debby will take you though the 3B's (Background, Border and Blocks), & Creative Texture on day one. Come back for day two to see what Debby has in her HQ Toy Box and then go Beyond the Basic Feathers.
Oct. 18 - Oct. 19 Quilting by the Sea
Crescent City, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: The Sewing Works
Location: The Sewing Works
Phone: (541) 798-1100
Address: , Crescent City, CA (California), United States
Description: Join us for two days of quilting fun and education. Learn free motion and ruler techniques that will help you create those WOW quilts! Educator Vicki Kerkvliet will join us in Crescent City, CA, located on the beautiful wild rivers coast in northern California. Visit our website for class line-up. See you there and Happy Quilting! www.thesewingworks.com
Oct. 18 - Oct. 20 "Joyful Journey" Quilt show put on by Washington State Quiters
Spokane Valley, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Sew-Into-Quilts & Sew-Fix-It, LLC
Location: Spokane County Fair and Expo Center
Phone: 509-276-2035
Address: , Spokane Valley, WA (Washington), United States
Description: 41st Annual Quilt Show "Joyful Journey" will have over 500 quilts, Master Quilter demos, WSQ Boutique, Cherrywood Fabrics (Prince) Exhibit 50t vendor mall and featured quilter Kathleen Woods. Hours are Fri & Sat 10-6, Sun 10-4. Admission $10 good for all 3 days and FREE parking. We will again be in BAy 3 BOOTH 45. Enter our drawing for a Aurifil box of thread valued at $150!
Oct. 18 - Oct. 19 Cabarrus Quilters Guild - Quilt Show 2019 Splash of Color "40 Years and Still Quilting"
Concord, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: JS Quilt Shop
Location: Concord City Club at Gibson Mill
Phone: (704) 871-1939
Address: , Concord, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Cabarrus North Carolina Quilt Guild Annual show, There will be over 200 quilts on Display from Local quilters. Always a pleasure to See.
Oct. 19 - Oct. 19 A Truckload of Fun!- Creative Textures, Fills and You Can Do That On A Longarm, too?
Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Hosted By: Prairie Quilt
Location: Prairie Quilt
Phone: (405) 853-6801
Address: , Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Description: Creative Textures and Fills- Meandering is the easiest and most common filler for background space – but there are countless of 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. You Can Do That On A Longarm, too? 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!
Oct. 19 - Oct. 19 A Truckload of Fun!- Creative Textures, Fills and You Can Do That On A Longarm, too?
Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Hosted By: Prairie Quilt
Location: Prairie Quilt
Phone: (405) 853-6801
Address: , Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Description: Creative Textures and Fills- Meandering is the easiest and most common filler for background space – but there are countless of 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. You Can Do That On A Longarm, too?- 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!
Oct. 19 - Oct. 19 Whitlock's Ruler of the Month Club
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: Get exclusive ruler kits and tutorials! The HQ Ruler of the Month Club is great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build confidence using rulers on your longarm or any sewing machine capable of using a Ruler Foot. Each month in the six-month series, you will receive an acrylic ruler each month.
Oct. 19 - Oct. 19 Whitlock's Long Arm Club
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: If you are a longarm quilter, this is what you have been waiting for! A place to share ideas and solve problems. Find out the latest and greatest tools and tips. Come and join us for a fun filled time. Bring Your Projects for Show and Share.
Oct. 19 - Oct. 19 Whitlock's Pro Stitcher Club
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: Whether you are new to Pro-Stitcher or a ‘Pro’, join the club and support each other as we explore what the entire Pro-Stitcher can do! Bring your laptop or tablet (in simulator mode) and your projects for show and share!
Oct. 19 - Oct. 19 Whitlock's Art n Stitch Club
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: Art n Stitch opens all sorts of design possibilities. Come join us as we learn all the fun things it can do! Don’t forget your laptop with Art n Stitch loaded and your projects for show and share!
Oct. 20 - Oct. 21 Arthur’s Canada Test Event
Herriman, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Arthur’s Store
Location: HQ
Phone:
Address: , Herriman, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Test
Oct. 22 - Apr. 28 Ruler of the Month Club 5
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 for the 5th series of the rulers, "Heartfelt" Ruler of the Month Club! There are 6 rulers that as a club member you will get exclusive access to before the public at club pricing. Each month, Denise will demo the monthly ruler, you will receive design sheets, and have access to video tutorials. In addition, Kelly Ashton, a Handi Quilter Educator, has designed a whole cloth quilt using each ruler in HQ Club #5. Denise plans to walk you through making this quilt in steps with each months rulers. The pattern for this quilt will be provided with your last months ruler along with your free gift, a storage container for your rulers. Participants must commit to the 6 months when you enroll.
Oct. 22 - Oct. 22 Art and Stitch Basics
Fort Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Longarm Quilting Academy
Location: Longarm Quilting Academy
Phone: (817) 313-4959
Address: , Fort Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Description: This class will give you the basics to get around Art and Stitch to digitize a design, save it to a USB drive and move it to the Pro Stitcher to quilt it out. After completing this class you will understand how to find out anything you need to know for future designs. Please bring a corded mouse to class because several wireless devices being used in the same room can cause difficulties. $10.00 Kit fee
Oct. 24 - Oct. 26 Everything you ever wanted to know about Quilting but were afraid to ask.
Fayetteville, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Randy's Sewing Center
Location: Randy's Sewing Center
Phone: (910) 745-8898
Address: , Fayetteville, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: 2 Day Stitch Therapy at Randy's first HQ event. Come join in the night before for a launch Party. Come meet the Educator, Vicki Kerkvliet, and get inspired by her samples. She will be teaching on topics like Free motion,Ruler Work, Stand up Basics and Intro to Pro-Stitcher. Save the Dates. October 24 party 4:30 to 6pm, 25 and 26 event 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm. Come in or call for more details! You don't need to own a Handi Quilter to attend.
Oct. 24 - Oct. 26 LONGARM EDUCATION EVENT
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: Are you Interested in learning more about longarm quilting or gaining knowledge on becoming more proficient? Whether you are looking to see if longarm quilting is right for you, or wanting to earn your Handi Quilter Longarm Certification for Longarm Rental Programs, or wanting to get better with your own quilting, this event is for you! In this hands-on three-day longarm education event, Dr. Donna Smith takes you on a journey from the beginning with longarm basics, free-motion quilting, and ruler essentials (Thursday, October 24), to techniques that get you quilting quickly with Pro-Stitcher (Friday, October 25), and on to designing semi-custom and custom quilting with the Pro-Stitcher (Saturday, October 26).
Oct. 25 - Oct. 26 Quilt Like A Pro 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: Friday October 25 & Saturday October 26 10:00am - 5:00pm each day Cost: $45 per class (buy 3 get 1 free!) Lunch will be provided each day from 1pm-2pm. All class attendees are welcome! STEPPING STONES TO QUILTING YOUR FIRST QUILT Friday October 25, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm This class is for everyone - whether you've never quilted and want to learn or if you already quilt. You will learn how to prepare the quilt top, resize and apply designs, select batting and backings, baste, and all about threads, needles and tension. Bring a finished top, if desired, to discuss ideas and approaches to finishing your quilt. NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK Friday October 25, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Handi Quilter continually adds new rulers to the line-up and you will welcome them with open arms. Come learn about their features, how to use them and what you can accomplish with this cadre of handy new rulers. Sized to fit your hand and designed to make ruler work easier, you'll be reaching for these rulers again and again! THE SIMPLE PATH TO STRAIGHT LINE QUILTING Saturday October 26, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm The trend of modern quilts, with large area of "negative space", has created new interest in straight line quilting and crosshatching. Both are impressive to behold, but neither is difficult to achieve when you know the tools and tricks. Come learn the methods involved and how to create amazing geometric designs by quilting simple lines. INTRODUCTION TO THE PRO-STITCHER Saturday October 26, 2:00pm - 5:00pm 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.
Oct. 25 - Oct. 26 Twin River Quilt Show 2019
New Bern, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted
Location: New Bern Convention Center
Phone:
Address: , New Bern, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Come and test drive the line of Handi Quilter machines at the New Bern Convention Center. You will also see Quilts for Sale, a Boutique, exhibits, a raffle quilt, and the guild’s well-known Twice Around Treasures, unused and gently-used quilting supplies and books. GUEST LECTURER - LYNN GORGES Textile Conservator and Restoration Friday 3:30 Saturday 1000 - 1130 for more information go to winriversquiltersguild.com/2018-2QUILTshow.html
Oct. 25 - Oct. 26 Twin River Quilt Show 2019
New Bern, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted
Location: New Bern Convention Center
Phone: 888-546-0665
Address: , New Bern, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Come and see the line of Handi Quilter machines demonstrated!
Oct. 25 - Oct. 26 Quilting Spooktacular
Moab, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Canyonland Quilts
Location: Canyonland Quilts
Phone: (435) 668-7454
Address: , Moab, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Canyonland Quilts is presenting a Quilting Spooktacular. Quilts will be entered in on October 24 between 5-8 pm they will be judged on October 25th. There will be a 1st,2nd and 3rd place along with a Peoples Choice Award. Quilts must be quilted with binding, and have a Halloween theme. They will be judged on originality, fun and spookiness. On October 26th you can view the quilts and vote for your favorite, we will be having Chili, Rolls and hot chocolate. Come in Costume and get a prize.
Oct. 25 - Oct. 26 Quilting on the Red
Grand Forks, ND (North Dakota), United States
Hosted By: Quilting for You
Location: Alerus Center
Phone: 701-315-0053
Address: , Grand Forks, ND (North Dakota), United States
Description: Quilting on the Red is back! Join us for two fun filled days of EVERYTHING QUILTING! Bobbie of Quilting for You will be on hand to walk you through a FREE test dive on a beautiful Handi Quilter Machine. Discounts will be offered on supplies and gadgets too! Quilting for You, North Dakota's first and only AWARD WINNING RETAILER two years running!
Nov. 2019
Nov. 01 - Nov. 02 Handi Quilter Educator at The Quilt Peddler LLC
Johnstown, PA (Pennsylvania), United States
Hosted By: The Quilter Peddler LLC
Location: The Quilter Peddler LLC
Phone: 814-262-9656
Address: , Johnstown, PA (Pennsylvania), United States
Description: Join us at The Quilt Peddler LLC in Johnstown, Pa. A Handi Quilter Educator will show you what is so great about quilting your own quilts on the Handi Quilter arm machines and domestic machines. Need more information? Call 814-262-9656
Nov. 02 - Nov. 03 Material Girls of Shady Cove Quilt Show
Shady Cove, OR (Oregon), United States
Hosted By: The Sewing Works
Location: Shady Cove School
Phone: (541) 798-1100
Address: , Shady Cove, OR (Oregon), United States
Description: Stop by and visit our booth during the show. We will have Handi Quilter longarms to test drive and feel how smooth and easy quilting can be! Find out about the many options available for a long arm in your sewing room. Show hours are 10 - 4 on Saturday and Sunday. Happy Quilting and we look forward to meeting you!
Nov. 07 - Nov. 10 HQ Van Event at Tiny Stitches Quilt Shop
Marietta, GA (Georgia), United States
Hosted By: Tiny Stitches Quilt Shop
Location: Tiny Stitches Quilt Shop
Phone: (770) 401-7445
Address: , Marietta, GA (Georgia), United States
Description: This Handi Quilter special event offers a unique opportunity for customers to learn the basics of longarm quilting or learn new longarm techniques through an intensive hands-on experience. Six Amara Handi Quilter machines (with ProStitchers) will be available for use during these special classes. Class size will be limited to 12 participants. Each three hour class is offered at a cost of $60. If 2 or more classes are selected the cost will be $50 per class. Call 770-565-1113 to reserve your spot! Classes offered: STAND-UP LONGARM MACHINE QUILTING BASICS__ FAST, FUN, AND FABULOUS FREE MOTION QUILTING__ RULER ESSENTIALS__ CREATIVE TEXTURES AND FILLS__ INTRODUCTION TO THE PRO-STITCHER__ PROGRESSIVE QUILTING WITH THE PRO-STITCHER
Nov. 08 - Nov. 08 HQ Quilt Like A Pro: Longarm Bootcamp - Conroe
Conroe, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Location: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Phone: (281) 469-5377
Address: , Conroe, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Quilt Like A Pro: Longarm Bootcamp - $35 Friday, November 8, 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
Nov. 08 - Nov. 08 HQ Next Steps In Free-motion Quilting - Conroe
Conroe, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Location: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Phone: (281) 469-5377
Address: , Conroe, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Next Steps In Free-motion Quilting - $35 Friday, November 8, 2019 2PM-5PM 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
Nov. 08 - Nov. 09 HandiQuilter special event with Patty Kerns
Paris, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: Lori's Pins 'n Needles
Location: Lori's Pins 'n Needles
Phone: (217) 465-5541
Address: , Paris, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: November 8 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.-Stepping Stones to Quilting your First Quilt November 8 1:30-4:30 p.m. Fast Fun and Fabulous Free Motion November 9 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. New Kids on the Block November 9 1:30-4:30 p.m. You Can Do that on a Longarm Too
Nov. 08 - Nov. 09 2019 Randolph Quilters Guild Quilt Show XVII
Asheboro, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted
Location: Randolph County Senior Adult Center
Phone: (888) 546-0665
Address: , Asheboro, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Come and test drive the Handi Quilter line of machine and see the beautiful quilts from Ashboro, NC
Nov. 08 - Nov. 09 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
Nov. 08 - Nov. 09 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: Prostitcher 1 Prostitcher 2 Quilting beyond the Design Ruler Essentials
Nov. 08 - Nov. 09 Handi Quilter Special Event
Paris, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: Lori's Pins & Needles
Location: Lori's Pins & Needles
Phone: 217-465-5541
Address: , Paris, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: Join us for 2 great days of fun and learning
Nov. 09 - Nov. 09 HQ Ruler Mania - Conroe
Conroe, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Location: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Phone: (281) 469-5377
Address: , Conroe, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Ruler Mani - $35 Saturday, November 9, 2019 10AM-1PM 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 ®
Nov. 09 - Nov. 09 HQ Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher - Conroe
Conroe, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Location: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Phone: (281) 469-5377
Address: , Conroe, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher - $45 Saturday, November 9, 2019 2PM-5PM 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
Nov. 13 - Nov. 13 Whitlock's Art n Stitch Class
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: National Educator, Amy Domke will be teaching Advance Art n Stitch techniques. This is an on-going quarterly class.
Nov. 14 - Nov. 16 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
Novi, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: Gall Sewing & Vac Centers- MI
Location: Suburban Collection Showplace
Phone: (517) 333-0500
Address: , Novi, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Stop on by to see a full line of Handi Quilter products. Enjoy a test drive doing free motion or computerized quilting. Look at all the fun gadgets and of course get a great deal on a long arm.
Nov. 14 - Nov. 16 2019 Midwest HQ Education Event
Jacksoville, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: Times Square Sewing Complex
Location: Times Square Sewing Complex
Phone: (618) 304-4000
Address: , Jacksoville, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: Learn ProStitcher basics through Advanced. Covering latest additions in ProStitch 5 release. Learn some advance composition skills and fine tune your start and ending skills with hands on time at a machine. Day 3 will help with your hand guided skill and expand your Non-robotic quilting.
Nov. 15 - Nov. 16 You Can Do That On a Longarm, Too?
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: Come and learn about all the fun things you can do with your longarm.
Nov. 15 - Nov. 15 Stepping Stones to Quilting Your First Quilt
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: You will learn how to prepare the quilt top, resize and apply designs, select batting and backings, baste, and all about threads, needles and tension. Bring a finished top, if desired, to discuss ideas and approaches to finishing your quilt. TOPICS INCLUDE: • How to prepare the quilt top and backing for quilting • Threads, needles and tension • How to select, resize, audition and apply quilt designs • Batting and basting basics • Stitch-in-the-ditch and meander quilting
Nov. 15 - Nov. 16 Educational Event
Duncansville, PA (Pennsylvania), United States
Hosted By: Connie's Collectibles & Quilt Shop
Location: Connie's Collectibles & Quilt Shop
Phone: (814) 695-2786
Address: , Duncansville, PA (Pennsylvania), United States
Description: 2 day event with 4 Longarm Classes. HQ Educator - Linda Gosselin 2 classes with by Longarm training and 2 classes with a Prostitcher focus. Amara with Prostitcher and Sweet Sixteen will be available for hands on and lots of discussion on Longarm Quilting.
Nov. 15 - Nov. 15 Sit Down Machine Quilting Basics
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: Learn new tools and tricks for your sit-down quilting machine. The machine's features make free-motion quilting a breeze! With additional creative feet and gadgets, you are able to open a whole new world of possibilities!
Nov. 15 - Nov. 18 Handi Quilter ProStitcher & Art and Stitch Retreat
Kalispell, MT (Montana), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Gallery
Location: Quilt Gallery
Phone: (406) 257-2799
Address: , Kalispell, MT (Montana), United States
Description: Have you wanted to know more about your Pro Stitcher and about Art and Stitch? Join us for an informative and intense set of classes. You will be working with the Pro Stitcher simulator on your own laptop or your Pro Stitcher tablet. We will also be stitching out designs on our machine. Contact the store to reserve your spot!
Nov. 16 - Nov. 16 Sand Up Longarm Basics
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: 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! 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, Micro Handles and basic free motion
Nov. 16 - Nov. 16 Ruler Essentials
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: 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®
Nov. 17 - Nov. 17 Intro to Pro-Stitcher
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: A. Part 1 – Overview: 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, XForm and Align • Demonstration of the HQ Pro-Stitcher Simulator • Overview of Art & Stitch B. Part 2 – Let’s Quilt: This class moves beginners from overview to quilting applications. 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
Nov. 20 - Nov. 23 Fundamentals to the Fantastic
Noblesville,, IN (Indiana), United States
Hosted By: Always In Stitches
Location: Always In Stitches
Phone: (317) 776-4227
Address: , Noblesville,, IN (Indiana), United States
Description: This event will feature National Handi Quilter Educator, Lana Russel. She will be teaching everything from Sit-Down Quilting to Rulers Essentials to You Can Do That on a Longarm. The sessions are from 9:30 to 4:30 with a break for lunch which is included. Check out our website for more details.
Nov. 21 - Nov. 23 Machine Quilting Education Event
Maquoketa, IA (Iowa), United States
Hosted By: Hermes Auto and Upholstery
Location: Hermes Auto and Upholstery
Phone: (563) 652-2279
Address: , Maquoketa, IA (Iowa), United States
Description: Longarm Toybox You Can Do That on a Longarm Too? Introduction to the Prostitcher Jump Start into Art and Stitch Call today for more information and to sign up!
Nov. 21 - Nov. 23 Machine Quilting Education Event
Maquoketa, IA (Iowa), United States
Hosted By: Hermes Auto and Upholstery
Location: Hermes Auto and Upholstery
Phone: (563) 652-2279
Address: , Maquoketa, IA (Iowa), United States
Description: National Handiquilter educator Susan Manry will be giving instruction on different longarm techniques. Longarm Toybox You Can Do That on a Longarm Too? Introduction to the Prostitcher Jump Start into Art and Stitch Call for more information and to sign up today!
Nov. 21 - Nov. 23 Hands-on Truck Event
Phoenix, AZ (Arizona), United States
Hosted By: 35th Ave Sew & Vac
Location: 35th Ave Sew & Vac
Phone: (602) 841-5427
Address: , Phoenix, AZ (Arizona), United States
Description: 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.
Dec. 2019
Dec. 05 - Dec. 07 Christmas Quilting Extravaganza
Moab, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Canyonland Quilts
Location: Canyonland Quilts
Phone: (435) 668-7454
Address: , Moab, UT (Utah), United States
Description: We will be having a hands on Event there will be 6 machines set up. Continental Breakfast will be available and a full lunch provided. The classes will be $100.00 per day per person or the 3 day event for $250.00. Be sure to sign up early the first 12 will have seats. After that we will have a waiting list.
Dec. 06 - Dec. 07 Handi Quilter 2 Day 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: We are excited to welcome our HQ Educator, Judy Hays. December 6th, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Stand Up Longarm Basics December 6th, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Ruler Essentials December 7th, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm - Intro to Pro-Stitcher
Dec. 06 - Dec. 07 Handi Quilter 2-Day Education Event @ Creative Stitches
East Helena, MT (Montana), United States
Hosted By: Creative Stitches
Location: Creative Stitches
Phone: (406) 443-7540
Address: , East Helena, MT (Montana), United States
Description: Join Handi Quilter National Educator, Gina Siembieda, for 4 sessions of professional training. We will cover Stepping Stones to Quilting A Quilt, Curvy Rulers Ahead, Creative Textures and Fills, and The Longarm Toy Box. No experience necessary. You do not need to own a longarm to enjoy these classes. Call the shop and register now!
Dec. 06 - Dec. 07 Art and Stitch 2 day Workshop
Noblesville, IN (Indiana), United States
Hosted By: Always in Stitches
Location: Always in Stitches
Phone: (317) 776-4227
Address: , Noblesville, IN (Indiana), United States
Description: Spend two days with Linda Goselin learning all the tips and tricks to using Pro Stitcher with Art & Stitch. Specific patterns will be taught using the simulator on your personal lap top.
Dec. 13 - Dec. 14 Free!!! Handiquilter product education event
Riverside, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Quilter’s Cocoon
Location: Quilter’s Cocoon
Phone: (951) 351-0346
Address: , Riverside, CA (California), United States
Description: We will have a Handi Quilter Educator giving an overview of Handiquilter quilt machines, gadgets and products. Demonstrations on quilting techniques, designs and layout. Both free motion and pro-stitcher demonstrations. New arrival information on a new machine. Q and A session on machine and quilting issues and solutions from both a technical and quilters perspective. We will cover both basic and advanced issues that quilters experience and the solutions to those issues. Handi Quilter accessories will be 25% off. Any Machine order packages will be at Show pricing and Free shipping.