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Events Listing

Events for Feb. 01, 2020 - Apr. 30, 2020

Feb. 2020

Feb. 2020
Feb. 04 - Feb. 04 Pro-Stitcher Premium I
Ft. Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Longarm Quilting Academy
Location: Longarm Quilting Academy
Phone: (817) 313-4959
Address: , Ft. Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Pro-Stitcher Premium I 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.
Feb. 05 - Dec. 02 Long Arm Club
Mountain Home, AR (Arkansas), United States
Hosted By: Remember Me Quilt Shop
Location: Remember Me Quilt Shop
Phone: (870) 425-7670
Address: , Mountain Home, AR (Arkansas), United States
Description: Whether you own a Handi Quilter Long Arm, some other brand, or you're a 'Long Arm Wannabe,' this club is for you! Meets the first Wednesday of every month (subject to change because of holidays, etc. - always call first!) Enjoy the inspiration of other experienced long arm quilters through Show and Tell and various studies of quilting methods and techniques. Participate in hands-on demonstrations on in-store Handi Quilter machines, everything from the stationery Sweet Sixteen to the 24" Forte, using ProStitcher or free motion! Starts at 10 a.m. through noon. Don't forget to bring your Show and Tell or samples of issues. We'll pre-announce the next month's agenda at each meeting.
Feb. 06 - Feb. 06 HQ Van Event - Current SWL Owners
McKinney, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Stitched with Love
Location: Stitched with Love
Phone: (972) 540-5355
Address: , McKinney, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Come join other SWL HQ Owners as Susan Manry takes your knowledge and skills to another level.
Feb. 06 - Feb. 08 Handi Quilter Hands On Event
Sunnyvale, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Norcal Sunnyvale Sewing and Vacuum Center
Location: Norcal Sunnyvale Sewing and Vacuum Center
Phone:
Address: , Sunnyvale, CA (California), United States
Description: Hands on event with 6 Handi Quilter Long Arm Machines. Only 2 people per machine.
Feb. 07 - Feb. 08 Las Colcheras Quilt Show
Las Cruces, NM (New Mexico), United States
Hosted By: Be Sew Creative
Location: Las Cruces Convention Center
Phone: (575) 523-2000
Address: , Las Cruces, NM (New Mexico), United States
Description: Will be exhibiting HQ Amara long arm with ProStitcher and HQ Capri stationary machine with stitch regulation built into the InSight table.
Feb. 07 - Feb. 08 HQ Van Event for Prospective Owners
McKinney, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Stitched with Love
Location: Stitched with Love
Phone: (972) 540-5355
Address: , McKinney, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Thinking about getting a long arm? Not sure if this is something you can do? Come join Susan Manry and see just how easy you CAN use a HQ long arm machine. 6 additional Amara's with ProStitchers will be available so you will have lots of hands on experience.
Feb. 08 - Feb. 08 Fabulous Feathers with Jackie Brown
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Class 1- January 18th or 22nd; Class 2-Feb. 8th or 12th; Class 3-March 7th or 25th; Class 4-April 4th or 8th; Class 5-June 6th or 10th; Class 6-July 11th or 15th These 3 1/2 hour hands on classes are designed to start you with basic feathers with no backtracking, no stem, backtracking, and stems and will take you all the way to custom work with feathers as a background fill. Cost is $55 per class. Saturday classes are 9-12:30 & 1-4:30. Wednesday classes 10-2. $55 per class. Payment payable to Jackie Brown must be on file prior to class
Feb. 11 - Feb. 13 HQ Truckload Event - Hands on 3-Day Workshop
Lake Havasu City, AZ (Arizona), United States
Hosted By: Fabrics Unlimited
Location: Fabrics Unlimited
Phone: (928) 733-6331
Address: , Lake Havasu City, AZ (Arizona), United States
Description: Join us for another Awesome HQ Truck Event Feb 11-13, 2020. Start off with a full day of "Taking The Mystery Out of Long Arm Quilting", followed by "Beyond Meandering - Other Ways to Fill Your Quilt", "Using Rulers & Templates", "Design Your Quilting for the Whole Quilt", and ending with "I Can Quilt Anything on My Long Arm Machine." Call us or go online to www.FabricsUnlimited.net for more info and registration.
Feb. 13 - Feb. 15 Handi Quilter Hands On Event
Elk Grove, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center
Location: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center
Phone:
Address: , Elk Grove, CA (California), United States
Description: Hands on event with 6 Handi Quilter Long Arm Machines. Only 2 people per machine.
Feb. 14 - Feb. 15 St. Andrew Bay Quilter's Guilf Show
Panama City, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Coastal Stitches
Location: FSU Campus in Panama City
Phone: (850) 295-0963
Address: , Panama City, FL (Florida), United States
Description: Come and Test Drive one of our Handi Quilter longarm machines at this regional show.
Feb. 15 - Feb. 15 Fabric Frenzy at Lutherdale
Elkhorn, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection
Location: Lutherdale Bible Camp
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Elkhorn, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Lutherdale bible camp is hosting their first annual Fabric Frenzy!! Saturday Feb. 15th 10am - 4pm This is an all clearance event! Deep discounts on Fabrics, Patterns, and Notions. Come check out these great deals!!
Feb. 15 - Feb. 15 Handi Quilter Education Event
brandon, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Gigi's Fabric Shop
Location: Gigi's Fabric Shop
Phone:
Address: , brandon, FL (Florida), United States
Description: Whether you are looking to see if longarm quilting is right for you, or you would like to become more proficient in your free motion skills this is the class for you. Join Pat Alderman, a Handi quilter educator, and Gigi for a day of quilting with Prostitcher software and free motion quilting on the longarm. We will demo our machines, show case Pro Stitcher software, products and give you an educational insight of the HQ Quilting World. A hands on experience will be offered too.
Feb. 15 - Feb. 15 Whitlock's Beginning Pro-Stitcher 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: Beginning Pro-Stitcher will be covering the very basics of Pro-Stitcher, making an area, choosing a design, resizing, modifying and saving your quilt.
Feb. 18 - Feb. 20 Free Motion Boot Camp
Winter Haven, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Heart of Florida Sewing
Location: Heart of Florida Sewing
Phone: (863) 875-5675
Address: , Winter Haven, FL (Florida), United States
Description: 3 day Free Motion boot camp Feb 18-19-20 at Heart of Florida Sewing in Winter Haven Florida. This will be a 3 day hands on Handi Quilter Truck event that means 12 Amara long arm machines set up in our event center. We will have 2 Educators for this event Vicki Kerkvliet and Waynna Kershner. This is an event for all skill levels from beginner to advanced, everyone will learn new skills and improve on others. All you need to bring is your desire for learning. Contact us for sign up at 863-875-5675 10:00 to 4:00 Monday thru Saturday. Don't miss out sing up early to insure you have your spot.
Feb. 19 - Feb. 19 Whitlock's Advanced Pro-Stitcher 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 Pro Stitcher techniques. This is an on-going quarterly class.
Feb. 20 - Feb. 22 HANDI QUILTER VAN EVENT!
Salem, OR (Oregon), United States
Hosted By: Whitlock's Vacuum & Sewing Center
Location: Whitlock's Vacuum & Sewing Center
Phone: (503) 585-7771
Address: , Salem, OR (Oregon), United States
Description: Whitlock's is excited to welcome National Educator, Adam Rateliff. Adam will be walking you through all the fun things Handi Quilter's most popular model, the Amara can do! He will be covering the "Basics" of long-arming, Free Motion, Ruler Work, and even Pro-Stitcher! If you have ever dreamt of owning a Handi Quilter this event is for you! Space is limited, register early!
Feb. 20 - Feb. 22 Handi Quilter Education Event 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: Join us for all or part of our 3-day Longarm Education Event with Handi Quilter Educator, Megan Best. Day 1 learn the basics of machine quilting; Day 2 learn the basics of Pro-Stitcher; Day 3 Expand your knowledge with the Pro-Stitcher and Pro-Stitcher Designer and learn how Megan embroideries on a longarm machine!
Feb. 21 - Feb. 23 Debby Brown Hands on Event
Pelham, NH (New Hampshire), United States
Hosted By: Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop
Location: Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop
Phone: (603) 635-9705
Address: , Pelham, NH (New Hampshire), United States
Description: Come join Debby for 2 full days of Hands on Classes on the new Handi Quilter Capri stationary Machines. From ruler work to feathers and so much more.
Feb. 21 - Feb. 23 Cathey's HQ Van Event - Quilt Fiesta
Tucson, AZ (Arizona), United States
Hosted By: Cathey's Sew and Vac
Location: Tucson Convention Center
Phone: (520) 409-7014
Address: , Tucson, AZ (Arizona), United States
Description: This event is your perfect chance to try long-arm quilting for the first time or keep your skills fresh. Classes will be held at the Tucson Quilt Fiesta in the Tucson Convention center.
Feb. 21 - Feb. 23 Sew Many Quilts 2020
New Port Richey, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: MK Quilts
Location: New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center
Phone: (727) 741-8070
Address: , New Port Richey, FL (Florida), United States
Description: WPQG's Biennial quilt show is one of the premier guild quilt shows in the state of FL. Quilts, vendors, boutique, demos and much more.
Feb. 26 - Feb. 29 Demystify Longarm Quilting
Mission Viejo, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Moore's Mission Viejo Sewing Center
Location: Moore's Mission Viejo Sewing Center
Phone: (949) 580-2520
Address: , Mission Viejo, CA (California), United States
Description: This class is perfect for those who want to try before you buy or want to brush up on their skill. Learn how to load a quilt, adjust tensions, choose the right thread, as well as simple maintenance. Each attendee will develop a library of free-motion designs, work with rulers and templates, as well as discover amazing new automation technology. We have limited this class to 12 people so you will get the greatest opportunity to learn. Open to all regardless of your experience or type of machine that you own. 2-Sessions: February 26th - 27th or 28th - 29th from 10am - 5pm Location: Moore’s of Mission Viejo Cost: $199 All supplies, use of machines, lunch and chocolate included!
Feb. 28 - Feb. 29 Infinate Stitches Quilt Show
Crystal River, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Tomorrow's Treasures Quilt Shop
Location: Crystal River National Armory
Phone: (352) 690-1915
Address: , Crystal River, FL (Florida), United States
Description: Friday, February 28 from 9:00 to 5:00 Saturday, February 29th from 9:00 to 4:00
Feb. 29 - Feb. 29 Winter Quilt Show
West Bend, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection
Location: Washington County Fair Park
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , West Bend, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Winter Quilt Show in West Bend, WI on Saturday Feb. 29th, 2020. Come join us and demo the NEW HQ Capri, Amara with Pro-Stitcher, and Simply Sixteen machines. We would love to help you learn more about these amazing machines.
Mar. 2020
Mar. 04 - Mar. 07 Follow the Truck
SAN ANTONIO, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: PATTY'S SEWING CENTER
Location: PATTY'S SEWING CENTER
Phone: (210) 734-5515
Address: , SAN ANTONIO, TX (Texas), United States
Description: 4 day event with 12 machines and frames set up. We will be hosting taking the mystery out of longarm quilting, using rulers and templates, designing your quilting for the whole quilt and I can quilt anything on my longarm. National educators Adam Rateliff and Amy Domke will be leading you through this adventure.
Mar. 04 - Mar. 07 Handi Quilter Longarm March Madness
Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem
Location: Quilting Mayhem
Phone: (425) 533-2566
Address: , Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Description: Handi Quilter Longarm March Madness: Do you Follow "The Van"? Well, follow it to Quilting Mayhem, where you have the opportunity to get your hands on a HQ Amara and ProStitcher. We will have two - 2 Day sessions with HQ National Educator Gina Siembieda. Topics include, Stand-Up Longarm Machine Quilting Basics; Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free-Motion Quilting; Ruler Essentials and Intro to the Pro-Stitcher. Sign up as soon as possible as space is limited,
Mar. 05 - Mar. 07 Indiana Heritage Quilt Show
Bloomington, IN (Indiana), United States
Hosted By: Sharynn's Quilt Box
Location: Monroe Convention Center
Phone: (812) 346-4731
Address: , Bloomington, IN (Indiana), United States
Description: 29th Annual Indiana Heritage Quilt Show: Throughout the show their will be a catering service with a variety of food available in the foyer for purchase. The Vendor mall will be open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday/ Friday and Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Mar. 06 - Mar. 07 Machine quilting basics, tricks and tips,,build a free motion library and pro stitcher
Missoula, MT (Montana), United States
Hosted By: Bob's SewVac
Location: Bob's SewVac
Phone: (406) 721-4677
Address: , Missoula, MT (Montana), United States
Description: Join us and Handi Quilter educator Julie Elliott for two days of learning and fun! Build your own free motion library, give rulers a try and see what the Pro-Stitcher can do. Thinking about getting a long arm? Not sure if this is something you can do? Sign up and discover that you CAN do it! The Amara with ProStitcher and Simply Sixteen will be available so you can try hands on. See more details on our website. Sign up there or give us a call.
Mar. 06 - Mar. 07 CHARLOTTE QUILTERS' GUILD 2020 QUILT SHOW
Monroe, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted
Location: Union County Agricultural Center
Phone: (888) 546-0665
Address: , Monroe, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Come and test drive the Handi Quilter longarm machines for yourself!
Mar. 06 - Mar. 08 The Great Handi Quilter Retreat
Pelham, NH (New Hampshire), United States
Hosted By: Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop
Location: Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop
Phone: (603) 635-9705
Address: , Pelham, NH (New Hampshire), United States
Description: Join Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop for our 2nd annual quilting retreat, with Handi Quilter educators Debby Brown, Diane Henry and Linda Gosselin, Mary Fischer, Ramona Bateman, Laura Sexton, Donna Giard. And a few guest presenters. Join us for 3 fun filled days at The Holiday Inn, 300 Woodbury Ave Portsmouth NH. 603-431-8000 Pick from over 28 different break out sessions, bag classes, all day sewing room and much more. Learn what's new with the Handi Quilter software. Imagine Go to our website for all the info
Mar. 09 - Mar. 09 Longarm Ruler of the Month club - 6
Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem
Location: Quilting Mayhem
Phone: (425) 533-2566
Address: , Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Description: You’ll be introduced to new ruler styles and techniques. Great savings on ruler MSRP over the course of the 6-month series. Each month we'll have a video tutorial and education for that month's ruler. Once completing the 6-month series, you will receive a special club member gift. Dates for our Ruler of the Month club 6 are: 3/9/20; 4/13/20; 5/11/20; 6/8/20; 7/20/20 and 8/10/20.
Mar. 09 - Mar. 09 And I Quilt....local celebrity!!!
Walla Walla, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Walla Walla Sew & Vac and Spas
Location: Walla Walla Sew & Vac and Spas
Phone: (509) 529-7755
Address: , Walla Walla, WA (Washington), United States
Description: Monday Night 6 to 8 PM Please join us to celebrate local celebrity, Jan Yancey. Jan has taken her special talent as a self-taught painter and applied it to free-motion quilting with stunning results. There is no limit to her creativity, whether painting a mural or designing beautiful, one-of-a-kind quilts. Jan lives in Richland and bought her HandiQuilter Amara at Walla Walla Sew & Vac and Spas just over a year ago. We are excited to have her here as a guest to demonstrate what she does best. Also, we will get to see a video of her studio. Please RSVP for this free event before March 1st.
Mar. 10 - Mar. 12 3 Day Hands-on event
Walla Walla, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Walla Walla Sew & Vac and Spas
Location: Walla Walla Sew & Vac and Spas
Phone: (509) 529-7755
Address: , Walla Walla, WA (Washington), United States
Description: Handi Quilter hands-on 3 day event. Class size is limited to 12 people. We will have six Amara's with two quilters to each machine. Sign-up and pay before March 1st to assure your spot in the classroom. March 10 – Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting March 11 - Beyond Meandering: Other Ways to Fill Your Quilt March 12 - Intro to Pro-Stitcher – Part 1 and 2 20% OFF FABRIC AND NOTIONS TO ATTENDEES 9:30-4:30 with 1 hour lunch. $80.00 per day or 3 days for $200.00
Mar. 11 - Mar. 14 Follow the VAN
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: New Classes
Mar. 13 - Mar. 14 Evergreen Quilt Show
Howard, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection
Location: Green Bay Community Church
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Howard, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Come joins us at the Evergreen Quilt Show where we will be demonstrating the NEW HQ Capri sitdown and the Simply Sixteen machines. We would love to help you learn more about these amazing machines! Click here for more information: https://stores.longarmconnection.com/events-calendars/
Mar. 13 - Mar. 14 A Weekend with Kim Sandberg - REGISTRATION is now OPEN
Ft. Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Longarm Quilting Academy
Location: Longarm Quilting Academy
Phone: (817) 313-4959
Address: , Ft. Worth, TX (Texas), United States
Description: A Weekend with Kim Sandberg - REGISTRATION is now OPEN March 13-14 2020 In 2003, Kim attempted to quilt on her home machine for the first time and was hooked. From there, she graduated to a longarm in 2007. She became a professional longarm quilter in 2016. Using her HQ Forte® with Pro-Stitcher®, she is able to create and quilt designs with precision and still add whimsical touches with free-motion quilting. Classes offered - Pro-Stitcher Designer Software, Pro-Stitcher Designer Software Advance, Quilting Beyond, Lunch is included with each full day you are registered for. Save your spot by registering on our website www.lqacademy.net
Mar. 13 - Mar. 15 39th Annual Quilters Anonymous Quilt Show
Monroe, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem
Location: Evergreen State Fair Grounds
Phone: (425) 533-2566
Address: , Monroe, WA (Washington), United States
Description: Quilters Anonymous Quilt Show: Come visit us at the show and get your hands on a Handi Quilter Amara. Need and/or want HQ gadgets and accessories? We'll have those too!
Mar. 13 - Mar. 14 Diamonds in the Desert Quilt Show
Bullhead City, AZ (Arizona), United States
Hosted By: Fabrics Unlimited
Location: Desert Valley School
Phone: (928) 733-6331
Address: , Bullhead City, AZ (Arizona), United States
Description: Colorado River Quilters is holding their Bi-Annual quilt show with 200 quilts in the beautiful desert along the Colorado River. Vendors, Boutique, Food!
Mar. 14 - Mar. 15 Thimble Pleasures Quilt Show
Upton, MA (Massachusetts), United States
Hosted By: Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop
Location: Blackstone Valley Technical High School, 65 Pleasant St., Upton
Phone: (603) 635-9705
Address: , Upton, MA (Massachusetts), United States
Description: Come to this bi annual quilt show see the great quilts and TEST drive the new Handi Quilter Capri . Stop by our booth. Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop
Mar. 15 - Aug. 11 Ruler of the Month club - 6
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. Members receive exclusive club rulers, mentorship, and a special gift for joining. Register for the Saturday Group 9am: 3/14, 4/11, 5/9, 6/13, 7/11, 8/8/2020 or the Tuesday Group 10 am: 3/10, 4/14, 5/12, 6/9, 7/14, 8/11/2020
Mar. 18 - Mar. 21 Handi Quilter Education Event with National Educator Waynna Kershner
Destin, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Coastal Stitches
Location: Coastal Stitches
Phone: (850) 376-9405
Address: , Destin, FL (Florida), United States
Description: Wednesday, March 18th 3 Hour Morning Class Building A Free-Motion Quilting Design Library 3 Hour Afternoon Class Fit, Echo and Fill Your Quilt With Feathers Thursday, March 19th 3 Hour Morning Class Ruler of the Month Club Recent Releases 3 Hour Afternoon Class I Can Quilt ANYTHING on My Longarm! Friday, March 20th Morning Class Intro to Pro-Stitcher – Part 1 Afternoon Class Intro to Pro-Stitcher – Part 2 Saturday, March 21st Morning Class Expanding What You Know (All Day Class)
Mar. 18 - Mar. 20 Hands-on HQ Education Event
New London , WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection
Location: The Quilting Connection
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , New London , WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Come join us for a 3 day Hands-on event with a Handi Quilter National Educator! Classes will be offered in New London, WI March 18th - 20th and in Elkhorn, WI March 22nd - 24th, 2020! Classes will include: Building a Free-Motion Quilting Design Library, Fit, Echo, and Fill Your Quilt with Feathers, Curvy Rulers Ahead, Jumping into Improvisation Quilting, How Many Ways Can You Quilt a Feather, and Tricks and Tips for Modern Quilting Styles. We are so excited to be offering these hands-on classes. Visit our website www.LongarmConnection.com for more information or to register.
Mar. 18 - Mar. 21 Machine Quilting Education Extravaganza
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: This hands on event is designed to cover machine quilting from A-Z. Whatever your skill level--beginner to experienced, Quilt Mercantile has classes for you on this schedule. Whatever your chosen method—domestic machine, sit-down long arm or stand up long arms, we have classes for you. With three amazing teachers and 19 long arm units (plus domestic machines too), this Handi Quilter event will build your confidence to tackle the challenge of getting your stacks of pieced tops quilted! Send us an email and we will get a link with all the information over to you: info@quiltmercantile.com We hope you will join us! Do you live outside the Dallas area?Overnight lodging is available at our retreat center!
Mar. 19 - Mar. 21 Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival
Sacramento, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center
Location: Sacramento California
Phone:
Address: , Sacramento, CA (California), United States
Description: Come join us at our Festival in Sacramento - At the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival you will find a wide variety of Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft supply exhibits from many quality companies.
Mar. 19 - Mar. 21 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: Join us for all or part of our 3-day, hands-on Longarm Education Event with Dr. Donna Smith! DAY 1: 10AM - Longarm Machine Quilting Basics (3 hrs) 2PM – Quilting on a Longarm Machine (3 hrs) DAY 2: 10AM – Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher (3 hrs) 2PM – Quilting with the Pro-Stitcher (3 hrs) DAY 3: 10AM – Advanced Pro-Stitcher (6 hrs)
Mar. 20 - Mar. 21 Q.U.I.L.T.S. 2020
Springfield, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: The Fabric Patch
Location: Orr Building
Phone: (217) 561-1157
Address: , Springfield, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: A QUILTERS VISION 2020 --- Stop by our booth and check out the new HANDI QUILTER CAPRI -- an awesome sit down quilting machine. HANDI QUILTER AMARA --- take her for a test drive. HANDI QUILTER PRO-STITCHER /PSD --- amazing designs Let your imagination go WILD
Mar. 20 - Mar. 21 Capital Quilters Guild Quilt Show
Raleigh, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted
Location: Kerr Scott Building on the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, North Carolina
Phone: (888) 546-0665
Address: , Raleigh, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Come and test drive the Handi Quilter line of longarm machines at the NC State Fairground during the Capital Quilters Guild 2020 Quilt show.
Mar. 20 - Mar. 21 Suncoast Quilting Circle Quilt Show
St. Petersburg, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: MK Quilts
Location: The Coliseum
Phone: (727) 741-8070
Address: , St. Petersburg, FL (Florida), United States
Description: This will be a judged show with multiple vendors, quilt appraisals, a silent auction, raffles, special exhibits and more.
Mar. 20 - Mar. 22 Handi Quilter Educatrion Event
Annapolis, MD (Maryland), United States
Hosted By: The Crabby Quilter
Location: The Crabby Quilter
Phone: (410) 263-3897
Address: , Annapolis, MD (Maryland), United States
Description: This is a great opportunity to learn from a Handi Quilter educator tips and techniques for either a stationary machine or a long arm machine. March 20th: 5:30pm-7:30pm; Trunk Show featuring work by Handi Quilter National Educators Adam Rateliff and Jane Hauprich. March 21st 9:30am-12:30pm- Building A Free-Motion Quilting Library 1:30pm-4:30pm- Using Rulers and Templates March 22nd 9:30am-12:30pm- Jumping Into Improvisational Quilting 1:30-4:30pm- How Many Ways Can You Quilt A Feather?
Mar. 21 - Mar. 21 Look What You Can Do On Your Longarm!
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: What else can you do on your Longarm? Yvonne will show you how to use the couching foot to make a quick little "lovey" baby blanket. You will also use a square foot to bind while on the machine.
Mar. 21 - Mar. 21 Sat. P.M. - Intro to Sit-down machine quilting for those just getting started(Amy Domke)
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: The brand new Capri introduced late 2019 is amazing with the new stitch regulation technology. Perfect time to test the waters to see if you want to upgrade your domestic sewing machine. Do you quilt on your domestic sewing machine? Are you looking for more throat space so you can finish your largest quilts easily? Come discover how Handi Quilter sit-down longarm machines give you that wide-open throat space to complete all your quilting projects. Learn the ins and outs of different basting techniques, using the proper thread, needles and tension, and explore basic free-motion quilting. We will also discuss all of the great accessories that are available for this versatile machine. This class is for both longarm and domestic machine quilters. Topics include: -Machine features and using Tru-Stitch or Insight stitch regulation -Tension, needles, and threads & winding the perfect bobbin -Free-motion quilting basics -Basting layers and maneuvering the quilt on a sit-down machine -Explore how to use all the machine feet, rulers, and other accessories Cost: $ 55.00 Date(s): Sat, Mar 21, 2020 at 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Mar. 23 - Mar. 24 Handi Quilter Hands On Event Let's Quilt
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: Let's Quilt! This hands on event is just that, hands on. Each person will share one of six Handi Quilter Amara movable longarm machines. 4 different classes are available to choose from, each class is 3 hours, a total of 12 hours learning to use or improving your knowledge of a movable longarm machine with Gina Seimbeida, an incredible HQ National Educator, to help guide you along the way. Weather you are a novice to longarm quilting or are a bit more advanced, there will be something for everyone in these classes.
Mar. 25 - Mar. 28 Everything Pro Stitcher and Beyond; Art & Stitch Advanced
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: This day will be a one day BEGINNER Class with Pro-Stitcher Premium; A One Day ADVANCED PSP Class; One Day Advanced Art & Stitch; and One Day PSP Designer overview taught by Susan Manry, Handi Quilter National Educator.
Mar. 26 - Mar. 28 HQ Hands On Van Event
Beaumont, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Susan's Quilt Paradise, Inc
Location: Susan's Quilt Paradise, Inc
Phone: (951) 845-8445
Address: , Beaumont, CA (California), United States
Description: Try your hand at longarming! Be amazed at how easy and fun it is! No experience necessary to take any of the classes! What a great opportunity to try the techniques for yourself! There will be 6 HQ Amara with ProStitcher Machines to use (2 to a machine) March 26th 10-4:30 pm Take the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting! (includes lunch) Cost: $129 per person ($99 each with a friend) March 27th 10-1 pm Beyond Meandering: Other Ways to Fill Your Quilt - Cost: $59 per person ($40 each with a friend) March 27th 2-5 pm Using Rulers and Templates - Cost: $59 per person ($40 each with a friend) March 28th 10-4:30 pm Introduction to Pro-Stitcher (includes lunch) Cost: $129 per person ($99 each with a friend) Call or come by the shop and register soon! Filling up fast!
Mar. 26 - Mar. 29 STITCHES United
Hartford, CT (Connecticut), United States
Hosted By: Sew Inspired Quilt Shop
Location: Hartford, CT
Phone: (860) 878-1167
Address: , Hartford, CT (Connecticut), United States
Description: Many of us are multi-crafters. We might be passionate knitters, dabble in quilting, yet STILL be eager to learn to weave. At STITCHES United, you’ll find it all! Visit Sew Inspired at this gathering that celebrates creativity and community - and test drive the new Capri!
Mar. 27 - Mar. 29 Ashland Home & Sport Show
Ashland, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Elements LLC
Location: Ashland, WI
Phone: (715) 292-6524
Address: , Ashland, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Visit the Quilt Elements booth at the Ashland Home & Sport show to see, learn about and test drive Handi Quilter machines!
Mar. 27 - Mar. 28 The 39th Annual Guild Quilt Show – Dancing Stars
Tyler, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Fox Country Quilts
Location: HARVEY HALL CONVENTION CENTER
Phone: (903) 866-7550
Address: , Tyler, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Join us at the 39th Annual Guild Quilt Show in Tyler, Texas. This year’s theme is Dancing Stars. The show features over 200 quilts on display plus over 25 vendors, numerous demonstrations, an old-fashioned bed-turning, door prizes, scissor sharpening, silent auction, and a raffle quilt. Proceeds benefit local charities that serve women and children.
Mar. 28 - Mar. 29 Crazy Quilter's Guild Show
Mukwonago, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection
Location: Park View Middle School
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Mukwonago, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Come join us at the Crazy Quilter's Guild Show. We will be demonstrating the NEW HQ Capri, Simply Sixteen and Amara with Pro-Stitcher. We would love to help you learn more about these amazing machines! Click here for more information: https://stores.longarmconnection.com/events-calendars/
Mar. 28 - Mar. 29 30th Festival of Quilts
Rutland, VT (Vermont), United States
Hosted By: Adirondack Quilts LLC
Location: Rutland Rec Community Center
Phone: (518) 615-0134
Address: , Rutland, VT (Vermont), United States
Description: 30th Annual Show
Mar. 29 - Apr. 01 Hang Out with the Best of the Best!
Bryan, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Lone Star Quiltworks
Location: Lone Star Quiltworks
Phone: (979) 595-1072
Address: , Bryan, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Spend 4 days with Megan Best, a National Handi Quilter Educator and learn how to take the Mystery out of Longarming, Build a Free-Motion Design Library, use HQ rulers and templates, quilt yourself some feathers, and use that Pro-Stitcher by Expanding What You Know! We will have an Open House with Megan on Sunday, March 29th from 6-8p free of charge. Classes to follow March 30, 31, and 4/1.
Mar. 31 - Apr. 04 4 Day Handi Quilter Truck Event! 2 Days of Longarm Quilting and 2 Days of Pro-Stitcher & Pro-Stitcher Designer!
Medford, OR (Oregon), United States
Hosted By: Fasturn
Location: Fasturn
Phone: (541) 772-8430
Address: , Medford, OR (Oregon), United States
Description: OPEN HOUSE: Tuesday, March 31, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Stop by meet Susan Manry, check out the machines. have a glass of wine and hor d'oeuvres 4 Days of Longarm Quilting and an introduction to Pro-Stitcher Designer! Day 1 - Taking the Mystery Out Of Quilting! FULL DAY EVENT Wed., April 1 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Day 2 (a..m..) - Beyond Meandering: Other Ways to Fill Your Quilt, Thurs., April 2, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Day 2 (p..m..) - Using Rulers & Templates, Thurs., April 2, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Day 3 - A FULL DAYS OF PRO-STITCHER PREMIUM, Fri., Apr. 3, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Day 4 - Getting to know your new PRO-STITCHER DESIGNER or try before you buy! Sat., Apr. 4, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. see our website for detailed information www.fasturn.net
Apr. 2020
Apr. 01 - Apr. 05 Arrowhead Home & Builder Show
Duluth , MN (Minnesota), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Elements LLC
Location: DECC, Duluth MN
Phone: (715) 292-6524
Address: , Duluth , MN (Minnesota), United States
Description: Visit the Quilt Elements booth at the Arrowhead Home & Builders show to see, learn about and test drive Handi Quilter machines!
Apr. 02 - Apr. 04 Blackfoot Quilt Fest
Blackfoot, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: Gary's Sewing Center
Location: Snake River Jr High School
Phone: (208) 232-8228
Address: , Blackfoot, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: 3 Day Quilt Show with classes, vendors and trunk shows. Handi Quilter machines will be displayed and ready for you to try out!
Apr. 03 - Apr. 04 Decatur Quilt Fest
Decatur, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: The Fabric Patch
Location: Civic Center
Phone: (217) 561-1157
Address: , Decatur, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: This will be A RUBY CELEBRATION --- Check out all that sparkles and shines with HANDI QUILTER --- and test drive one of our amazing long arm quilting machines. Rubies are Red -- our Booth will be Too -- Stop by and say HI -- We have a FREE gift for YOU!!!
Apr. 03 - Apr. 04 18th Biennial GSQA Quilt Show 2020
Slidell, LA (Louisiana), United States
Hosted By: The Quilt Corner
Location: Slidell, LA
Phone: (225) 436-1231
Address: , Slidell, LA (Louisiana), United States
Description: The Gulf States Quilting Association proudly presents the 18th Biennial GSQA Quilt Show on April 3-4, 2020 at The Harbor Center in Slidell, LA. The event begins with four days of quilt judging followed by the public showing from Friday, April 3 through Saturday, April 4. Enjoy a myriad of beautiful quilts - there will be over 400 judged quilts that will be displayed with ribbons and prizes awarded to the winning quilts. Peruse the Merchants Mall that will include vendors from all over the US, including but not limited to scissor sharpening; sewing thread; fabric; woven baskets; etc. Also don't miss the chance to shop the Quilter's Craft Boutique with handmade creations by your fellow makers. See product demonstrations, bed turnings and lectures, have quilt appraisals done on site, win fabulous door prizes, snap a fun selfie at the complimentary photo booth; grab a quick snack or lunch from limited food vendors. Adult admission is $10 for one day and $15 for two day pass; admission for children under 12 is $5.
Apr. 04 - Apr. 05 EMPIRE QUILTFEST 2020
Clifton Park, NY (New York), United States
Hosted By: Adirondack Quilts LLC
Location: Shenendehowa High School East
Phone: (518) 615-0134
Address: , Clifton Park, NY (New York), United States
Description: EQF X-Diamonds and Daffodils. This is the Tenth anniversary of the bi-annual Show.
Apr. 08 - Apr. 11 Handi Quilter Van Event - Going to the Coast!
Eureka, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: The Sewing Works
Location: The Sewing Works
Phone: (541) 798-1100
Address: , Eureka, CA (California), United States
Description: Four days filled with hands on tips, tricks and quilting tools! National educator Gina Siembieda will be teaching us on the amazing Handi Quilter Amara with Pro-Stitcher. We are offering two sessions with limited class size so students will have lots of hands on time. Session 1 is 2 days and includes "Taking the Mystery out of Longarm Quilting", "Using Rulers & Templates" and "Beyond Meandering, Other ways to fill your Quilt". Session 2 is also two days with classes including "Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting", "Building a Free Motion Design Library", "Using Rulers & Templates" and "Introduction to ProStitcher". For more info visit our website or give us a call. Join us on the coast during this beautiful time of year! Happy Quilting!
Apr. 16 - Apr. 18 Faithful Circle Quilters 2020 Quilt Show ~ "Facets of Quilting"
Columbia , MD (Maryland), United States
Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting
Location: First Presbyterian Church of Howard County
Phone: (410) 381-0695
Address: , Columbia , MD (Maryland), United States
Description:
Apr. 17 - Apr. 18 Quilt A Fair
Idaho Falls, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: Gary's
Location: Bonneville County Fairgrounds - 4H Building
Phone: (208) 232-8228
Address: , Idaho Falls, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: A two day quilt show put on by Snake River Valley Quilt Guild! Vendors, quilts, demonstrations and more! Come see the Handi Quilter machines at Gary's Sewing Center's booth!
Apr. 18 - Apr. 18 Heartfelt Wholecloth Quilt two part long arm quilting classes
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: 9:30-3 for $65 each class; April 18th & June 20th. Jackie Brown will guide you to make your own beautiful quilt. This design was created by Kelly Ashton and uses the six rulers introduced with the Handi Quilter Ruler Club 5. Payment to Jackie Brown must be on file prior to event.
Apr. 22 - Apr. 25 Hands on with Handi Quilter Van and 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: Follow The Van to Shawn’s Sewing Center for a very special HANDS-ON experience with Handi Quilter! The HQ Van is a mobile classroom, specially equipped with six HQ Amara longarm machines. The van travels all over the U.S. to deliver the best in longarm quilting education. Join National Educator Susan Manry for a two day event at Shawn’s Sewing Center for a special hands-on experience and practice techniques on a classroom machine. Classes will include Longarm Quilting Basics, Fast Fun and Fabulous Free Motion, Ruler Essentials and Intro to Pro-Stitcher. Dates Available: Wednesday April 22 - Thursday April 23 Friday April 24 - Saturday April 25 10:00am - 5:00pm Cost: $200 Event Schedule Day One: Checkin: 9:30am-10:00am Class 1: 10:00am - 1:00pm - Longarm Quilting Basics Lunch: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Class 2: 2:00pm - 5:00pm - Fast, Fun & Fabulous Free Motion Quilting Day Two: Class 3: 10:00am - 1:00pm - Ruler Essentials Lunch: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Class 4: 2:00pm - 5:00pm - Intro to Pro-Stitcher
Apr. 23 - Apr. 25 31st Amish Country Quilt Show
Arthur, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: The Fabric Patch
Location: Otto Center
Phone: (217) 561-1157
Address: , Arthur, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: Journey to Amish Country and get your hands on one of our amazing HANDI QUILTER MACHINES and check out the HANDI QUILTER PRO-STITCHER. SEW AWESOME!!!
Apr. 24 - Apr. 25 Ruth's Stitchery In-Store 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: Handi Quilter educator Vicki Kerkvleit joins us for a 2 day event with 4 sessions, We will discover all the wonderful new features of the HQ Capri, the new stationary quilting machine. Friday afternoon we will work with rulers and templates to add to your quilting abilities. Saturday morning is Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting. If you are thinking about purchasing a longarm machine or an upgrade to your current machine, this is the class for you. Saturday afternoon is Intro to Pro-Stitcher. Thinking about turning your longarm into a computerized machine for more versatility? Come check out what the Pro-Stitcher can do.
Apr. 24 - Apr. 26 Postponed - Pro-Stitcher, Art and Stitch and PS-Designer Education Event
Port Huron, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: Sew You Quilt
Location: Sew You Quilt
Phone: (810) 434-2425
Address: , Port Huron, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Postponed - new dates to be determined A 3-day event, with National Educator Gail Berry-Graham, to learn about and enhance your skills on Pro-Stitcher , Art N Stitch and the new Pro-Stitcher Designer. Come and learn these tools for stitching and designing your quilt patterns. Whether you are a novice or an advanced user, there is always something new to learn! Call the store to register for the classes. Only 18 slots available! Sign up EARLY! Friday - Pro-Stitcher $135, This Pro-Stitcher Premium Class will give all levels of Users (or those thinking about using it) a solid overall knowledge of the many things that the computer-aided software can do to make your quilt tops come to life! Taught in Simulation mode and demonstrated on the Handi Quilter Amara, this class will guide you step-by-step through the many functions available with the software! Learn the *why* as well as the *how* to use this dynamic and robust computer-guided quilting system. You'll use your laptop in simulation model to follow along as we explore the processes of robotic quilting. We will briefly go over the basics, Workspace tabs, Toolbar, Status Panel, etc. Then dive into the Commonly Used Functions. We will use the afternoon to go over those more difficult stitching areas, borders, Saturday - Art N Stitch - $150, Art and Stitch is a program that allows you to make your own stitching designs full of great features but navigating it on your own may seem a little daunting. Take your first steps in this class created especially for beginners to intermediate level users; Gail will show you how to use the five drawing tools, how to edit and refine your drawings, and then how to turn them into designs that are perfect for your Pro-Stitcher. You’ll learn how to ensure that your repeated designs align correctly and that all of your designs stitch smoothly, making you ready for the program’s other exciting features! If you own Art and Stitch, you will need a laptop computer with latest version of Art and Stitch installed. Don’t forget your laptop power cord and mouse. If you don't own Art and Stitch yet, you can follow along on the large monitor in our classroom. Sunday am Pro-Stitcher Designer $75, HandiQuilter’s newest product! It is a replacement for Art and Stitch beginning January 2020, and comes installed with all Pro-Stitcher tablets. It’s function is just like Art and Stitch, but will have different ways of completing the same tasks. This class will introduce all users to the features of Designer, and how to use the basic features. If you own Designer, please bring your laptop with latest version installed. Don’t forget your power cord and mouse. If you don't own Designer yet, you can follow along on the large monitor in our classroom. Sunday pm - Pro-Stitcher Advanced- $75. We will end our 3-day event, with the advanced techniques available within Pro-Stitcher, such as stitching a design that is wider than your frame space (20 inches or more), Placing designs on the correct angle, best ways to align designs, etc. Additionally, we all have time for lots of Q & A about Pro-Stitcher and also, suggestions for how best to embellish a quilt top using Pro-Stitcher. And finally, we will open up the time, to try and stump Gailfunctions that may be more difficult to complete, floor to general questions or concerns with Pro-Stitcher. Maybe we will be able to “Stump Gail”! Please bring a laptop or tablet with the software already loaded, to use during class. $75.00 discount available if you take all 3 days. Full Refunds available up to 4/3/20.
Apr. 24 - Apr. 25 QUILT LIKE A PRO
Gaithersburg, MD (Maryland), United States
Hosted By: Capital Quilts
Location: Capital Quilts
Phone: (301) 527-0598
Address: , Gaithersburg, MD (Maryland), United States
Description: Let's have some quilting fun! We offer 4 classes. Friday morning, we work on our domestic sewing machines to learn the basics of quilting. In the afternoon, we apply those skills and learn others while quilting on Handi Quilter's new Capri stationary longarm machine. On Saturday morning, we start to develop our own quilting design library and talk about things like quilting paths and connecting simple elements to create beautiful designs. After lunch, we explore the hottest thing in modern quilting, the good old straight line, and how we can use it to create edgy designs. We even learn ways to quilt a straight line!
Apr. 30 - May. 02 Minnesota Charms Quilt Show
Hermantown , MN (Minnesota), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Elements LLC
Location: AAD Shriners Event Center
Phone:
Address: , Hermantown , MN (Minnesota), United States
Description: Visit the Quilt Elements booth at the Minnesota Charms show to see, learn about and test drive Handi Quilter machines!