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Events Listing

Events for Jan. 01, 2021 - Mar. 31, 2021

Jan. 2021

Jan. 2021
Jan. 02 - Jan. 03 Pro-Stitcher Designer Virtual Event
Las Cruces, NM (New Mexico), United States
Hosted By: Be Sew Creative
Location: Be Sew Creative
Phone: (575) 523-2000
Address: , Las Cruces, NM (New Mexico), United States
Description: You can never have too much of a good thing! We ran out of spots in the first HQ Pro-Stitcher Designer event, so we're bringing Susan back for another section! Join us virtually to expand your creativity learning to use a wide variety of Pro-Stitcher Designer tools and features. In this 2 day virtual event we will discover the basics and go beyond.
Jan. 02 - Jan. 03 Advanced HQ Pro-Stitcher
Las Cruces, NM (New Mexico), United States
Hosted By: Be Sew Creative
Location: Be Sew Creative
Phone: (575) 523-2000
Address: , Las Cruces, NM (New Mexico), United States
Description: Advanced Pro-Stitcher Class with Susan Manry January 9 and 10, 2021. Join us virtually once again with Susan Manry to expand your skills. Class will be hosted by Be Sew Creative in Las Cruces, NM via Zoom from 9:00 AM to 4:00 Mountain Standard. (Prerequisite- Pro-Stitcher Designer class or good working knowledge of PSD.) Now that you have taken the Pro-Stitcher Designer class let’s put our new skills to use. We will be creating designs to stitch out on a beautiful panel that is included with the class. On day 1 we will be creating some amazing designs using different tools and features in Pro-Stitcher Designer. On day2 we will take the designs we have created and learn to stitch them out on a beautiful panel to create an amazing project. Class fee includes fabric panel, thread and batting. Backing not included.
Jan. 13 - Jan. 16 2021 Handi Quilter Truck Event in St. George, Utah
St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Quilting Center
Location: Sewing & Quilting Center
Phone: (435) 628-4069
Address: , St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Special pricing on Handi Quilters and Handi Gadgets. Hands on training on H.Q. Longarm. $250 for 2 days, January 13th & 14th or January 15th & 16th, includes lunch. Join us for fun, food, door prizes, & learning. Due to Covid19, we will have one person per machine. Limited spacing available. For more information, call us at 435-628-4069. Day 1 Classes: Getting Started with Longarm Quilting and Free-Motion Quilting. You Can Do It. Day 2 Classes: Can’t Have Enough Rulers and Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher.
Jan. 15 - Jan. 16 Winter Party Event - Virtual
So. GLENS FALLS, NY (New York), United States
Hosted By: Adirondack Quilts LLC
Location: Adirondack Quilts LLC
Phone: (518) 615-0134
Address: , So. GLENS FALLS, NY (New York), United States
Description: Virtual Winter Party!! Special guest HQ Educator Michelle Chappelear, teaching the following classes: Getting Started with LA Quilting Step-by-Step Plans for Custom Quilting Feathers, Vines and Spines Quilting the Straight and Narrow Sign up online, by phone or in person! See Store for more info.
Jan. 21 - Jan. 23 Bluebird Quilt Studio VIRTUAL National Educator Event with Megan Best
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: We are thrilled to offer Megan Best, National Handi Quilter Educator, for an extravaganza of advanced Pro-Stitcher and Pro-Stitcher Designer training on zoom January 21-23, 2021. This is the perfect way to kick off your quilting education year with Handi Quilter! She has lots to share with innovative techniques using Pro-Stitcher, Pro-Stitcher Designer, including her use of these tools to create AMAZING, LARGE embroidery designs on your long arm. This is a hands on Virtual Event! The class will be split into 2 sections each day. We will go over several concepts, while you work on your computer each morning from 10 a.m. to noon MST, then regroup for a question answer and follow up session from 3 to 4:30 pm. MST. Great instruction AND time to practice and get follow up questions answered from National Handi Quilter Educator Megan Best. Day one: Pro Stitcher, including using the newest version. (you can install the beta and then also go back to a previous version!) Day 2: Pro-Stitcher Designer: a couple of fun projects that you will design and stitch out! Day 3: Embroidery. We will work on a small project that you will finish later. Plan to have your machine loaded with light colored fabric and contrasting thread. Your laptop computer should have the Simulator installed with the most current version, and Pro-Stitcher designer as well. On the first day we will go over the embroidery designs that will need to be purchased for the class. Email Bluebird Quilt Studio with your name and phone number to register today. The workshop enrollment is limited, so act fast to reserve your spot! Bluebird Quilt Studio, HQ Way Handi Quilter Retailer Nampa, Idaho Email: bluebirdquiltstudio@gmail.com Phone: (208) 467-4148
Jan. 22 - Jan. 23 Virtual Handi Quilter Classes
Sanford, ME (Maine), United States
Hosted By: SANFORD SEWING MACHINES
Location: SANFORD SEWING MACHINES
Phone: (207) 324-8375
Address: , Sanford, ME (Maine), United States
Description: Join us for a virtual zoom class with Handi Quilter Educator Gail Berry-Graham. One day will focus on expanding your designs and feathers. The second day is all Pro-stitcher..
Jan. 26 - Jan. 27 Pro Stitcher Designer
Highland, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: The Machine Shop
Location: The Machine Shop
Phone: (618) 304-4000
Address: , Highland, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: Virtual zoom classes on ProStitcher Designer. This class is being offered in a 2 day format as one full day in front of a zoom meeting is too much. One half day will be instruction and afternoon can be spent on practicing what has been covered. If you do not own PS Designer no worries you can download demo and purchase the program at a discount.
Jan. 26 - Jan. 26 HQ Virtual Class: Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Pt 1
St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Quilting Center
Location: Sewing & Quilting Center
Phone: (435) 628-4069
Address: , St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Description: 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 consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New owners – start here! https://sewingquiltingcenter.com/collections/other-classes/products/virtual-class-introduction-to-pro-stitcher-pt-1
Jan. 27 - Jan. 27 HQ Virtual Class: Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Pt 2
St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Quilting Center
Location: Sewing & Quilting Center
Phone: (435) 628-4069
Address: , St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Description: 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 Pro-Stitcher. Tips and shortcuts for using features of the program are included. ***Must complete Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Pt 1 to be eligible for this class. https://sewingquiltingcenter.com/collections/other-classes/products/virtual-class-introduction-to-pro-stitcher-pt-2
Jan. 29 - Jan. 31 Hands on Truck Event
Porterville, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Norcal Sewing and Vacuum Center
Location: Norcal Sewing and Vacuum Center
Phone:
Address: , Porterville, CA (California), United States
Description: Hands on fun with Amy Domke. Only 6 machines available with one person per machine for safety.
Jan. 30 - Jan. 30 Virtual Event: I'm Done Piecing - Now What? with Megan Best
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: Sign up here ---> https://learn.foxonlineuniversity.com/courses/hq-virtual-event-done-piecing-now-what
Feb. 2021
Feb. 02 - Feb. 02 Getting Started with Longarm Quilting
Wichita, KS (Kansas), United States
Hosted By: A-1 Singer Sewing Center
Location: A-1 Singer Sewing Center
Phone: (316) 685-0226
Address: , Wichita, KS (Kansas), United States
Description: Join us via ZOOM with Handi Quilter Educator Allison Spence. This two hour class will cover tensioning, loading the quilt, rulers, and so much more! A door prize will be offered at the end of the class!
Feb. 02 - Feb. 02 Pro Stitcher Mastery at Quilt Mercantile with Susan Manry
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Hey, Quilters, it’s a brand-new year and time to put the holidays behind us and get back to what’s important -- Quilting! As you know, Quilt Mercantile takes great care of their customers and machine owners. This shop has always provided varied educational opportunities, and now, in concert with me, are offering you a Pro-Stitcher Mastery Club! In this monthly, three-hour, virtual club we will explore the tools that our Pro-Stitcher products contain. We won’t just scratch the surface either, but we’ll study in-depth, one or more features in every session and I’ll include practical applications and projects using the information, so it will be easy to retain what you learn and to use it immediately. As you all know, the prerequisite for this exciting group is either having taken my two-day Pro-Stitcher Premium: Basics and Beyond Class, or the upcoming refresher course that I’ll be teaching to those who were part of the previous QM club. This is an exclusive opportunity available only to this select group. We’ll be working intimately together to hone our skills in a comfortable, creatively charged environment. I will teach you everything you need, (or want), to know about using your Pro-Stitcher products. If this challenge seems daunting, don’t fret! Between meetings, we’ll maintain our community by keeping in touch via this Facebook group where we can share our challenges and successes and help each other along. I hope to see you there! Meets: First Tuesday of each month Begins: February 2, 2021 Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm, central time Fee: $45.00 per month Payable: Bi-monthly for February and March 2021, and then Quarterly thereafter Format: Zoom with limited in-store seats by reservation only
Feb. 02 - Feb. 04 Hands on Truck Event
Elk Grove, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center
Location: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center
Phone: (916) 714-0904
Address: , Elk Grove, CA (California), United States
Description: Hands on fun with Amy Domke. Only 6 spots available with one person per machine for safety.
Feb. 05 - Feb. 06 Bluebird Quilt Studio VIRTUAL National Educator Event with Mary Yoder
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: NATIONAL HANDI QUILTER EDUCATOR MARY YODER FEBRUARY 5 and 6, 2021 LIVE ON ZOOM WITH BLUEBIRD QUILT STUDIO LEARN HOW TO MASTER THREAD TENSION, USE SPECIALTY THREADS, COUCH AND FELT WITH YOUR QUILTING MACHINE This workshop is sure to open your ideas to the myriad of possibilities of thread and embellishment options available to you with your machine! This workshop is open to all quilting enthusiasts! $99 for two day workshop, $79 Bluebird Handi Quilter Owners Call (208) 467-4148 to register today!
Feb. 09 - Feb. 09 HQ Virtual Class: Intoduction to Pro-Stitcher Designer
St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Quilting Center
Location: Sewing & Quilting Center
Phone: (435) 628-4069
Address: , St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Pro-Stitcher Designer™ is a full featured, vector-based drawing software 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! https://sewingquiltingcenter.com/collections/other-classes/products/virtual-class-introduction-to-pro-stitcher-designer-pt-1
Feb. 10 - Feb. 10 HQ Virtual Class: Pro-Stitcher Designer - Ride the Carousel
St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Quilting Center
Location: Sewing & Quilting Center
Phone: (435) 628-4069
Address: , St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Ready to move on to some more advanced Pro-Stitcher Designer techniques? We’ll focus on more of the features available to create your own design. Create designs using Carousel, Reflect, Echo Quilting and Rays! All these great designs start with simple designs created using the Artwork tools. **Must complete Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Designer to be eligible for this class. https://sewingquiltingcenter.com/collections/other-classes/products/virtual-class-pro-stitcher-designer-ride-the-carousel
Feb. 12 - Feb. 13 Pieces of Love VIRTUAL National Educator Event with Megan Best
OROVILLE, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Pieces of Love Quilt Shop
Location: Pieces of Love Quilt Shop
Phone: (530) 990-0699
Address: , OROVILLE, CA (California), United States
Description: Day1, Pro Stitcher Designer Virtual Online Class: This is a full day Pro-Stitcher Designer class that you can take from the comfort of your own home (10am -12pm & 2pm - 4pm PT). You can use this program to design with any brand longarm computers machine. Design software works with any longarm machine and can be saved in any format for any longarm machine. Day 2 AM, Step-by-Step Plans for Custom Quilting: Have you ever wanted to: try custom quilting? learn how to put together a whole quilt design? include borders, backgrounds and blocks? use some simple tips and tricks? By picking an overall theme for your designs, we'll adapt the designs to fit in your quilting style. Everything from basic designs to modern updates on classics will be featured in this class for all skill levels. Day 2 PM, Quilting the Straight and Narrow: Love piecing modern quilts but afraid to quilt the straight lines? We'll explore everything from matchstick quilting to great all over designs using the humble straight lines. Rulers and channel locks give you precise straight lines every time, even when quilting designs that look complex like crosshatching. We'll demystify the techniques of quilting on the straight and narrow! You can sign up online (https://www.piecesoflovequiltshop.com/), stop by the shop or call 530-990-0699.
Feb. 18 - Feb. 19 Handi Quilter VIRTUAL event with Megan Best
Elk Grove, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center
Location: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center
Phone: (916) 714-0904
Address: , Elk Grove, CA (California), United States
Description: Enjoy this long arm virtual event with Megan Best. Call the shop to sign up!
Feb. 25 - Feb. 27 Pro-Stitcher 3 Day Event
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (Colorado), United States
Hosted By: C&M INC /DBA RUTH'S STITCHERY
Location: C&M INC /DBA RUTH'S STITCHERY
Phone: (719) 591-1717
Address: , COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (Colorado), United States
Description: Handi Quilter Educator - Judy Hays Day 1: Introduction to Pro-Stitchery Premium: Learn the basics including navigation, file management, software updates and working with simulator. Day 2: Next Steps in Pro-Stitcher Premium: Learn to work with multiple designs, borders and corners, line drawing and visual tools for quilt planning. Use various cropping tools and explore Move, Mark and Record. Day 3: Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Designer: Learn about this powerful vector-based design software including five types of drawing tools, built in Artwork Tools, auto-digitizing and audition your designs with a quilt block or full-sized quilt. 3 Day Class: $200
Feb. 27 - Feb. 27 Getting Started with Longarm Quilting - Zoom Class!
COMMERCE, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: FOX COUNTRY QUILTS LLC
Location: FOX COUNTRY QUILTS LLC
Phone: (903) 866-7550
Address: , COMMERCE, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Zoom around the world with us as Megan Best tells everything we need to know about getting started with quilting on a longarm! **Sign up at learn.foxonlineuniversity.com** See you there!
Feb. 27 - Feb. 27 "It Ain't all Cotton & Batting" by Audrey Vrooman
Sioux City, IA (Iowa), United States
Hosted By: Tri-State Sew & Vac
Location: Tri-State Sew & Vac
Phone: (712) 258-1188
Address: , Sioux City, IA (Iowa), United States
Description: Virtual Event, Zoom 2 hour class. "It Ain't All Cotton & Batting! (Other ideas for Quilting on a Longarm) Have you ever wanted to break away from your quilting cotton and really see what your longarm can do? You can piece, quilt unique fabric, bind your quilts and lots of other great time saving techniques on your longarm. Find out what your longarm can really do and get ready to get more projects done! Topics Include: Cut away applique and "slap-lique" techniques Embellishing and couching Binding your quilts on the frame Projects from beginning to end Lots of great tips and tricks for your longarm. This is $20.00 per participant and if you chime in you will have a chance to win a prize! Special prices during this time also!
Feb. 27 - Feb. 27 HQ Virtual Class: Fear No Feather!
St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Quilting Center
Location: Sewing & Quilting Center
Phone: (435) 628-4069
Address: , St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Love feathers but are afraid to try them? You will conquer your feather fears in this class. We’ll start with easy ways to quilt beautiful feathers. Building off a basic spine, you’ll learn how to draw different types of feather plumes, their stitch paths, and how to make them fit into lots of different spaces. We’ll explore putting the perfect feather into a border and even quilting around the corner. Soon you’ll be quilting feathers on all your quilts!
Mar. 2021
Mar. 01 - Mar. 01 Introduction to Pro-Stitcher - part 1
your city, KS (Kansas), United States
Hosted By: A-1 Singer Sewing Center
Location: A-1 Singer Sewing Center
Phone: (316) 685-0226
Address: , your city, KS (Kansas), United States
Description: Introduction to Pro Stitcher Part 1: 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. Topics include: overview of support resources available on-line, overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog, place a block design using skew, resize, xform and align, demonstration of the pro-stitcher simulator, and overview of PS Designer
Mar. 02 - Mar. 02 Pro Stitcher Mastery at Quilt Mercantile with Susan Manry
celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Hey, Quilters, it’s a brand-new year and time to put the holidays behind us and get back to what’s important -- Quilting! As you know, Quilt Mercantile takes great care of their customers and machine owners. This shop has always provided varied educational opportunities, and now, in concert with me, are offering you a Pro-Stitcher Mastery Club! In this monthly, three-hour, virtual club we will explore the tools that our Pro-Stitcher products contain. We won’t just scratch the surface either, but we’ll study in-depth, one or more features in every session and I’ll include practical applications and projects using the information, so it will be easy to retain what you learn and to use it immediately. As you all know, the prerequisite for this exciting group is either having taken my two-day Pro-Stitcher Premium: Basics and Beyond Class, or the upcoming refresher course that I’ll be teaching to those who were part of the previous QM club. This is an exclusive opportunity available only to this select group. We’ll be working intimately together to hone our skills in a comfortable, creatively charged environment. I will teach you everything you need, (or want), to know about using your Pro-Stitcher products. If this challenge seems daunting, don’t fret! Between meetings, we’ll maintain our community by keeping in touch via this Facebook group where we can share our challenges and successes and help each other along. I hope to see you there! Meets: First Tuesday of each month Begins: February 2, 2021 Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm, central time Fee: $45.00 per month Payable: Bi-monthly for February and March 2021, and then Quarterly thereafter
Mar. 02 - Mar. 02 Introduction to Pro-Stitcher - part 2 (virtual)
your city, KS (Kansas), United States
Hosted By: A-1 Singer Sewing Center
Location: A-1 Singer Sewing Center
Phone: (316) 685-0226
Address: , your city, KS (Kansas), United States
Description: Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Part 2: 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 Pro-Stitcher. Tips and shortcuts for using features of the program are included. Part 2 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 vs Border Skew & Triangle Skew, Set up, crop, wrap and advance edge to edge designs, Quilt straight lines the easy way with Move or Channel Locks.
Mar. 03 - Mar. 06 HQ Hands On Van Event
Casper, WY (Wyoming), United States
Hosted By: Sew More Than Vacuums
Location: Sew More Than Vacuums
Phone: (307) 234-4581
Address: , Casper, WY (Wyoming), United States
Description: SEW MORE THAN VACUUMS and Handi Quilter Team up to bring you 2 sessions of 2 Day HANDS ON Events! Join us for 4- 3 Hour classes with National Educator, Chris Sousa! March 3-4 or March 5-6-2021! Day 1 AM Getting Started With Long Arm Quilting Day 1 PM Free Motion Quilting You Can Do It! Day 2 AM Can't Get Enough Rulers Day 2 PM Intro to Pro-Stitcher Part 1 (Computerized Quilting) Classes Repeated day 3 and 4 CALL TODAY TO SIGN UP 307-234-4581 (Limited to 6 machines with 1 person per machine to social distance)
Mar. 04 - Mar. 25 Pro Stitcher Designer
Johnstown, PA (Pennsylvania), United States
Hosted By: The Quilt Peddler LLC
Location: The Quilt Peddler LLC
Phone: (815) 262-9657
Address: , Johnstown, PA (Pennsylvania), United States
Description: Join us at home or at The Quilt Peddler LLC for the comprehensive Pro Stitcher Designer classes. We will meet for four Thursdays in March, 2021 from 2 pm to 4 pm. Each class will build on the previous class. Educator: Audrey Vrooman. Sign up now! Call 814-262-9656 or email: quiltped@gmail.com.
Mar. 09 - Mar. 09 HQ Designer Introduction
Sanford, ME (Maine), United States
Hosted By: SANFORD SEWING MACHINES
Location: SANFORD SEWING MACHINES
Phone: (207) 324-8375
Address: , Sanford, ME (Maine), United States
Description: Pro-Stitcher Designer™ gives you the ability to quickly design, edit, customize, export, and import any quilting motif you can imagine. Pro-Stitcher Designer is an awesome software for all quilters, regardless of whether they finish their quilts with a domestic sewing machine, a longarm or a longarm with robotic capability. It allows quilters to make their designs unique and personalized and also works well with digital cutting machines. This virtual class will be lead by Audrey Vrooman, Handi Quilter Educator. SOME OF THE FEATURES: Full-featured, vector-based editing and digitizing software to create your own digital quilting files Design and stitch motif library Audition quilt patterns and preview with Slow Redraw Print pantographs and tear-away stencils for use with home sewing machines and non-robotic longarm quilting machines
Mar. 10 - Mar. 13 HQ Hands On Van Event
Cheyenne, WY (Wyoming), United States
Hosted By: Sew More Than Vacuums
Location: Cheyenne
Phone: (307) 632-2334
Address: , Cheyenne, WY (Wyoming), United States
Description: SEW MORE THAN VACUUMS and Handi Quilter Team up to bring you 2 sessions of 2 Day HANDS ON Events! Join us for 4- 3 Hour classes with National Educator, Chris Sousa! March 3-4 or March 5-6-2021! Day 1 AM Getting Started With Long Arm Quilting Day 1 PM Free Motion Quilting You Can Do It! Day 2 AM Can't Get Enough Rulers Day 2 PM Intro to Pro-Stitcher Part 1 (Computerized Quilting) Classes Repeated day 3 and 4 CALL TODAY TO SIGN UP 307-234-4581 (Limited to 6 machines with 1 person per machine to social distance)
Mar. 13 - Mar. 13 Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Virtual Classes
, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted
Location: Virtual - Zoom
Phone: 888-546-0665
Address: , , NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Join Handi Quilter National Educator Lynn Douglass for an Introduction to Pro-Stitcher, without leaving your home. Pro-Stitcher is an intuitive computer- guided quilting system that is user friendly and fun! These classes are for new owners and anyone who wants to see what you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. Sign up at www.whateversquilted.com/classes Contact by email at DASontag@earthlink.net
Mar. 13 - Mar. 13 "Quilting the Straight and Narrow" by Allison Spence
Sioux City, IA (Iowa), United States
Hosted By: Tri-State Sewing & Quilting, Inc.
Location: Tri-State Sewing & Quilting, Inc.
Phone: (712) 258-1188
Address: , Sioux City, IA (Iowa), United States
Description: Virtual Event 2 hour Zoom class Starts at 2:00-4:00 pm "Quilting the Straight and Narrow" Love piecing modern quilts but afraid to quilt the straight lines? We'll explore everything from matchstick to great all over designs using the humble straight lines. Rulers and channel locks give you precise straight lines every time, even when quilting designs that look complex like crosshatching. We'll demystify the techniques of quilting on the straight and narrow! Topics include: Straight line ruler tips and tricks Different type of channel locks Conquering crosshatching Straight line border designs Building basic designs from straight lines. Fee is $20.00 per participant, special pricing at this time, plus if you chime in with your questions, you may have a chance to win a prize at the end! Tri-State Sewing & Quilting, Inc. 1111 Lewis Blvd. Sioux City, Iowa 51105
Mar. 13 - Sep. 11 Ruler of the Month club - 8
Wake Forest, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted
Location: Whatever's Quilted
Phone: (888) 546-0665
Address: , Wake Forest, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Follow the Handi Quilter studio educators month by month to stitch a six-block sampler quilt using your favorite 5" pre-cuts (sometimes called charm squares). Each month’s ruler is designed to quilt these easy-to-piece 12" nine-patch blocks. Sign up at www.whateversquilted.com/classes Contact by email at DASontag@earthlink.net Members receive exclusive club rulers, mentorship, and a special gift for joining. Register for the Saturday Group 9am:
Mar. 16 - Mar. 16 HQ Virtual Class: Moving on with Pro-Stitcher Pt 1
St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Quilting Center
Location: Sewing & Quilting Center
Phone: (435) 628-4069
Address: , St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Ready to expand your Pro-Stitcher knowledge? We’ll tackle borders, sashing and corners with the great features found in Pro-Stitcher. Making designs fit in any block shape is a breeze with all of our great Skew options. You can even create your own designs using all the great functions in Record. ***Must complete Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Pt 1 to be eligible for this class. https://sewingquiltingcenter.com/collections/other-classes/products/virtual-class-moving-on-with-pro-stitcher-pt-1
Mar. 17 - Mar. 20 Hands-On Van Event
Loveland, CO (Colorado), United States
Hosted By: Sew More Than Vacuums
Location: Sew More Than Vacuums
Phone: (970) 619-8558
Address: , Loveland, CO (Colorado), United States
Description: Come join us for 1 or 2-day, immersive HANDS-ON events in Loveland, Colorado! We will repeat the same classes on Day 3-4. New and experienced are all welcome to come participate in our hands on event! Come check out the latest and greatest in quilting technology! Sign up is easy! Call us at 970-619-8558 Sign up for 2 day event to get the most out of this amazing hands-on event! Day 1 AM Class 1-C – Getting Started with Longarm Quilting Class Description: Are you interested in learning more about longarm quilting? Topics Include: • The basics of machine and frame maintenance • Tensioning bobbins and longarm quilting machines • How to load a quilt onto a frame • Quilting pantographs, Groovy boards, and stencils • Rulers, basic free motion, and Handi Gadgets Day 1 PM - Class 2-A – Free-Motion Quilting. You Can Do It! _ Class Description: Ready to tackle free-motion quilting? It’s as easy as starting with a few simple shapes! By beginning with drawing, you can develop an inventory of free motion designs that you can stitch out continuously. Topics Include: • Drawing basic free-motion designs in a continuous line • Scaling fills for backgrounds • Creating your own edge-to-edge designs • How to fill borders evenly • Micro quilting and using different feet Day 2 AM Class 3-B – Can’t Have Enough Rulers! Class Description: Do you love rulers? But are you still looking for new ways to use them? In this class, we’ll focus on building an inventory of design ideas using the HQ VersaTool and other HQ rulers. Topics Include: • Ruler basics: the right foot, ruler base and ruler • Point to point quilting using the markings on the rulers • Using a ruler for a design base on an entire quilt • HQ VersaTool® : stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells, and arcs • Quilting around applique or embroidery with rulers Day 2 PM - Class 5-A – Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher Part 1 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. Part 1 Topics Include: • Overview of support resources available on-line • Overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog • Place a block design using Skew, Resize, XForm and Align • Demonstration of the Pro-Stitcher Simulator • Overview of PS Designer TM • Set up, crop, wrap and advance edge to edge designs • Quilt straight lines the easy way with Move or Channel Locks
Mar. 17 - Mar. 17 HQ Virtual Class: Moving on with Pro-Stitcher Pt 2
St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Quilting Center
Location: Sewing & Quilting Center
Phone: (435) 628-4069
Address: , St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Are you ready to take your Pro-Stitcher skills up notch? This class focuses on combining designs to create new options for your quilts. Next, we’ll take the basic edge to edge and show you how to set it up three ways, and then focus on advancing your quilts for maximum accuracy. Finally, we’ll discuss repositioning and all ways you can use this powerful tool. ***Must complete Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Pt 1 to be eligible for this class. https://sewingquiltingcenter.com/collections/other-classes/products/virtual-class-moving-on-with-pro-stitcher-pt-2
Mar. 19 - Mar. 21 Pro Stitcher 3 Day BootCamp with Megan Best
Virtual, IN (Indiana), United States
Hosted By: Quilters Apothecary
Location: Quilters Apothecary
Phone: (219) 898-2152
Address: , Virtual, IN (Indiana), United States
Description: Join Jamie as he learns from one of his favorite Handi Quilter National Educators, Megan Best. In this amazing 3 day Virtual Zoom class you will learn the new PS software along with Pro Stitcher Designer and YES.... Megan's exclusive specialty....embroidery on your Pro Stitcher. Hands on Virtual! The class will be split into 2 sections each day. We will go over several concepts, while you work on your computer. We will break for a couple of hours while you practice, and then come back as a group to discuss the processes. 10 to noonish and then we regroup at 2:30 for an hour or so question and answer and problem solving session. The zoom will stay mostly open for the whole break for any questions. Day 1: Pro Stitcher Advanced, including using the newest version. (you can install the beta and then also go back to a previous version!)Beta on your laptop for your simulator Day 2: Pro Stitcher Designer: a couple of fun projects that you will design and stitch out! Day 3: Embroidery. We will work on a small project that you will finish later. Plan to have your machine loaded with light colored fabric and contrasting thread. Your laptop computer should have the Simulator installed with the most current version, and Pro Stitcher designer as well. Students will receive link to class and handout file to print a few days prior to class.
Mar. 19 - Mar. 20 Virtual Event: Intro to Pro-Stitcher Premium
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: Ready learn about Pro-Stitcher Premium? Join HQ Educator Mary Yoder in this 2-day virtual event (March 19-20, 2021) with Fox Country Quilts. Will meet via Zoom 2 hours each day so there will be plenty of time to practice and apply what you are learning! Sign up at https://learn.foxonlineuniversity.com/courses/hq-virtual-event-into-to-pro-stitcher-premium
Mar. 20 - Mar. 20 Pro-Stitcher Virtual Classes - Ready to Expand your Knowledge?
, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted
Location: Virtual - Zoom
Phone: 888-546-0665
Address: , , NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Join Handi Quilter National Educator Lynn Douglass for Pro-Stitcher Virtual classes. Have you had an introduction to Pro-Stitcher and now are Ready to Expand your Knowledge? These classes are for you. Learn Borders and Corners, Skew, Crop, Resize, Record, Reposition, Wrap and more! Sign up at www.whateversquilted.com/classes Contact by email at DASontag@earthlink.net
Mar. 20 - Mar. 21 Now Let's Quilt!
SYRACUSE, NY (New York), United States
Hosted By: CalicoGals
Location: CalicoGals
Phone: (315) 445-0617
Address: , SYRACUSE, NY (New York), United States
Description: Join Calico Gals and special guests from the comfort of your home as you continue your quilting education. Now Let's Quilt is all about you taking the next step in the journey to complete your quilts yourself.
Mar. 24 - Mar. 27 HANDS-ON 2 Day Event in beautiful Carson City, NV
Carson City, NV (Nevada), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Legacy
Location: Quilt Legacy
Phone: (775) 301-6447
Address: , Carson City, NV (Nevada), United States
Description: Come join us for our a 2-day, immersive HANDS-ON events in Beautiful Carson City, Nevada. New and experienced are all welcome. Come check out the latest and greatest in quilting technology. All COVID safety protocol will be strictly followed. Call us at (775) 301-6447. Sign up today for this amazing hands-on event (early sign-up discount). Space is limited!
Mar. 25 - Mar. 27 Getting to Know Pro-Stitcher and Pro-Stitcher Designer
GAITHERSBURG, MD (Maryland), United States
Hosted By: CAPITAL QUILTS
Location: CAPITAL QUILTS
Phone: (301) 527-0598
Address: , GAITHERSBURG, MD (Maryland), United States
Description: Get to know Pro-Stitcher and Pro-Stitcher Designer from the comfort of your own home! In these ZOOM classes, HQ National Educator Diane Henry will teach you the basics of Pro-Stitcher, what it can do for you, how to use the basic functions, how to place a design on your quilt top, and more on Thursday. Friday and Saturday we offer 4 classes devoted to the new PS Designer, beginning with an introductory class and moving on to more advanced skills. Class size is limited to 20, so don't delay signing up!
Mar. 27 - Mar. 27 Ruler of the Month
Auburn, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Howell's Sewing & Vacuum
Location: Howell's Sewing & Vacuum
Phone: (530) 885-9624
Address: , Auburn, CA (California), United States
Description: Get a new ruler each month before, they are released to the general public. Ruler of the Month Club repeats the 4th Saturday every month. Call the shop to sign up to join the fun!
Mar. 27 - Mar. 27 HQ Virtual Class: What’s New in HQ Rulers
St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Sewing & Quilting Center
Location: Sewing & Quilting Center
Phone: (435) 628-4069
Address: , St. George, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Interested in seeing what you can do with the new Ruler of the Month Club recent releases? This class explores all the great design combinations you can create with this set of 6 rulers. Everything from creating a classic block design to accomplishing a fabulous edge to edge design can be done with these versatile rulers.
Mar. 27 - Mar. 27 Vendors & Crafters Fair
Hannibal , MO (Missouri), United States
Hosted By: All N Stitches Fabric And Quilt Shop
Location: Admiral Coontz Armory
Phone: (573) 564-4050
Address: , Hannibal , MO (Missouri), United States
Description: Vendors & Crafters Fair
Mar. 30 - Apr. 02 HANDS ON Quilting on a 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 are excited to welcome GINA SIEMBIEDA as our educator at our HQ Van Event. We will be having (2) 2-day events each with four classes (Mar 30-31 repeated Apr 1-2) . Choose the session you would like attend. There will be one student per machine - only 6 spots available in each event. Cost is $290.00 for each event, $275.00 if signed up and paid for by March 1, 2021. Call store to sign up: (208) 878-0236