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

Events Listing

Events for Feb. 01, 2022 - Apr. 30, 2022

Feb. 2022

Feb. 2022
Feb. 09 - Feb. 12 HQ Van Event
McQueeney, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Fiberworx Fabric Studio
Location: Fiberworx Fabric Studio
Phone: (830) 433-4676
Address: , McQueeney, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Fiberworx Fabric Studio & Queen's Rustic Retreat in McQueeney, TX invite you to join us for a 4 day Handi Quilter event. Classes will include lecture and ample hands on machine time with one of HQ's fabulous National Educators, Diane Henry. Lunch will be provided each day and lodging options are available on-site. Call Fiberworx Fabric Studio for all information including early bird pricing (through Jan 26, 2022)
Feb. 09 - Feb. 14 Share the Love Hugs Event
New Braunfels , TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: The Quilt Haus/Way to Sew
Location: The Quilt Haus/Way to Sew
Phone: (830) 620-1382
Address: , New Braunfels , TX (Texas), United States
Description: Show your love this Valentine's Day by coming to the shop and quilting a HUGS quilt on one of our many HandiQuilter longarm systems, including the stationary (sit-down) machines. These donation quilts go to those in the community who need a "hug." This is a completely free event but it will help to know to expect you! No prior experience needed! We will show you the basics, and you quilt the quilt. Children 10+ years welcome as well. Our HUGS group will supply the quilt tops, backs, batting, and even thread, unless you have items you'd like to donate! Visit our website under Calendar to reserve your spot today!
Feb. 10 - Feb. 12 Handi Quilter Hands on Learning Classes with Guest Educator: Wayanna Kershner
Fruitland Park, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: AARONS SEW AND VAC
Location: AARONS SEW AND VAC
Phone: (352) 431-3177
Address: , Fruitland Park, FL (Florida), United States
Description: Come and have fun with Handi Quilter machines and Guest Educator Wayanna Kershner!! Try out these classes and give these machines a test run. If you have ever wondered just what it was like to drive one of these beauties, now is the time. We have many class options from basic to advanced. Including free motion, Pro Stitcher, various specialty feet, background fills, rulers and gridwork. Lynn is available for all your questions and looks forward to meeting you! www.aaronssewandvac.com
Feb. 11 - Feb. 12 Saint Andrews Bay Quilt Show
Panama City, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Coastal Stitches
Location: Florida State University
Phone: (850) 376-9405
Address: , Panama City, FL (Florida), United States
Description: "Quilts from the Heart" Quilt Show, 9am to 4pm. The show features 100+ quilts made by members, Vendors, Boutique, and Quilt Demos. We will be selling and demonstrating HQ Gadgets, Accessories, Handi Quilter machines, plus Notions and Fabric.
Feb. 12 - Feb. 12 Winter Quilt Show
West Bend, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection, LLC
Location: Washington County Fair Park
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , West Bend, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Come join us for the Winter Quilt show in West Bend, Wi on Saturday February 12th, 2022 from 9am - 4pm! We will have the Handi Quilter Amara with Pro-Stitcher, the Simply Sixteen on Little Foot frame, and the Moxie with Pro-Stitcher Lite on the Loft frame! You can test drive these machines, ask us questions and learn more about longarm quilting!
Feb. 12 - Feb. 12 Winter Quilt Show - West Bend, WI
West Bend, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection, LLC
Location: Washington County Farigrounds
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , West Bend, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Come join us and try out your new Handi Quilter machine. We will have the NEW Moxie on the 8 foot Loft Frame, the Simply Sixteen on the Little Foot Frame, the sitdown Capri on the InSight stitch regulated table, and the Amara with Pro-Stitcher! We have 2 Wisconsin locations to serve you and would love to share our 22 years of exclusive longarm quilting knowledge with you. Don't forget to visit our website www.LongarmConnection.com for up-to-date information. You can also contact us by email QuiltingConnectionWi@yahoo.com or by phone 262-723-6775
Feb. 17 - Feb. 19 3-Day Handi Quilter Hands On VAN Event 2022
Wiggins, MS (Mississippi), United States
Hosted By: Ms Sew N' Sew's Quilt Shop LLC
Location: Ms Sew N' Sew's Quilt Shop LLC
Phone: (601) 928-5885
Address: , Wiggins, MS (Mississippi), United States
Description: We've teamed up with Handi Quilter to bring you a special event all about longarm quilting techniques, specialized accessories, and the basics of working with a longarm quilting machine!
Feb. 18 - Feb. 20 West Pasco Quilt Guild Show / SEW MANY QUILTS "SPICE OF LIFE"
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 17th Biennial Quilt Show Over 400 quilts on display, vendors, demos, lectures, food, basket walk, silent auction, boutique, Quilts of Valor presentations and trunks shows. WPQG's show is the preeminent guild-based quilt show in FL. Come see the gorgeous workmanship by the talented members, shop the vendor booths and of course, test drive the amazing Handi Quilter slate of standup and sit-down quilting machines in the MK Quilts booth. MK Quilts will have machines, HQ tools and gadgets, thread, fabric and kits plus a booth full of finished quilts by world famous longarm quilters Melissa Kruschwitz and Ellen Ault.
Feb. 23 - Feb. 26 4 Day Handi Quilter Hands On Van Event
Louisville, KY (Kentucky), United States
Hosted By: Sewing and Vacuum Authority
Location: Sewing and Vacuum Authority
Phone: (502) 412-6040
Address: , Louisville, KY (Kentucky), United States
Description: Day 1 3 Hour Morning Class: Longarm Machine Quilting Basics (3 hours) 3 Hour Afternoon Class: Fast, Fun, Fabulous Free Motion (3 hours) Day 2 3 Hour Morning Class: Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Hands On (3 hours) 3 Hour Afternoon Class: Hands-On Ruler Essentials (3 hours) We are offering this as a 2 day package. We have Package One on Wednesday February 23 and February 24th and Package 2 begins on Friday February 25 and ends Saturday Feb 26th.
Feb. 23 - Feb. 26 HQ Van Event
Sioux Falls, SD (South Dakota), United States
Hosted By: Fonder Sewing Machine Company
Location: Fonder Sewing Machine Company
Phone: (605) 332-3821
Address: , Sioux Falls, SD (South Dakota), United States
Description: Join us at Fonders for four days of fun on the longarm machines. This is a hands on Van event where 8 machines are setup in store for you to work along with the educator. Beginner basics to advanced pro-stitcher will be covered. Come for one day or all four, you pick and choose. Great experience and training at minimal expense!
Feb. 24 - Feb. 26 Handi Quilter Educator Event
Fremont, NE (Nebraska), United States
Hosted By: Nebraska Quilt Company
Location: Nebraska Quilt Company
Phone: (402) 213-4665
Address: , Fremont, NE (Nebraska), United States
Description: 1-C Longarm Machine Quilting Basics 2-C Free Motion Foundation for Feathers & Fills 3-B Ruler Essentials 3-A Longarm Toy Box PS-LD2 Progressive Basics in Simulation - Part 1 PS-LD2 Progressive Basics in Simulation - Part 2
Mar. 2022
Mar. 02 - Mar. 06 Handi Quilter Van Event
Fremont, NE (Nebraska), United States
Hosted By: Nebraska Quilt Company
Location: Nebraska Quilt Company
Phone: (402) 721-7752
Address: , Fremont, NE (Nebraska), United States
Description: Classes: Friday, March 2nd/4th: 10A-1P 1C Longarm Machine Quilting Basics Friday, March 2nd/4th: 2P-5P 2A Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free-Motion Quilting Saturday, March 3rd/5th: 10A-1P PS-HO1 Pro-Stitcher Premium Basics Hands On Saturday, March 3rd/5th: 2P-5P 3B Ruler Essentials Sunday, March 6th, 10A-1P: A Foot Ahead, Beyond Basic Background Fills Sunday, March 6th, 2P-5P: Not Your Average Orange Peel, Gridwork Not Guesswork Contact us at (402) 721-7752 or contactus@nebraskaquiltcompany.com and as always at www.nebraskaquiltcompany.com
Mar. 03 - Mar. 07 HandiQuilter Van Event at The Quilt Haus
New Braunfels , TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: The Quilt Haus/Way to Sew
Location: The Quilt Haus/Way to Sew
Phone: (830) 620-1382
Address: , New Braunfels , TX (Texas), United States
Description: We have five full days of HQtastic fun planned! There will be 12 Amaras for you to play with and learn new skills. Visit our website under Calendar to learn more and sign up!
Mar. 03 - Mar. 05 Introduction to Long Arm Quilting Techniques - Hands on Event
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: Are you looking to finish your own quilts. During this event you will learn long arm machine quilting basics, free motion quilting, ruler work and an introduction to computerized quilting. Best of all any new machine purchase will be at Handi Quilters show pricing. This is a Hands On event using HQ Amara machines.
Mar. 04 - Mar. 05 Hands-on Educator Event
Merrill, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: Stitched With Obsession
Location: Stitched With Obsession
Phone: (715) 224-3393
Address: , Merrill, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Join us for a hands-on weekend education event with HQ Educator Kaye Collins!
Mar. 07 - Mar. 09 Hands On Van Event - Basics and Beyond. Longarm quilting basics, free motion, hands on ruler, introduction to Pro-Stitcher and 4 new Workshops
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: Basics and beyond! Longarm quilting basics, free motion, hands on ruler work, introduction to Pro-Stitcher and 4 NEW Workshops. This is a Hands On event using HQ Amaras and Pro-Stitchers.
Mar. 08 - Mar. 08 Beyond Basic Fills VIRTUAL
Traverse City, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: CS Sewing
Location: VIRTUAL
Phone: (231) 946-9751
Address: , Traverse City, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Tuesday, March 8 from 7pm-9pm EST Cost $29 sign up at CSSEWING.COM Join us for this VIRTUAL EVENT: Class Description: Interested in building a library of designs you can use with confidence? In this workshop, you’ll identify shapes you already love to quilt, learn how to create pathways to connect designs, and explore using different threads to really make your background fill quilting pop. Objective: Develop a library of designs that you can quilt with confidence using free motion on your longarm. • Identify the shapes that you are naturally good at • Use these shapes to create new pathways • Audition designs for each quilt • The impact thread can have on quilting • Finding the size and shape that best enhance the feature you want to highlight
Mar. 11 - Mar. 12 Life's a Beach! Quilt Show & Market
Beaumont, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Cupcake Quilts, LLC
Location: Beaumont Civic Center
Phone: (832) 858-6562
Address: , Beaumont, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Life’s a Beach! March 11-12, 2022 - 9am-4pm Beaumont Civic Center $10 each day Judged show with 300+ quilts Vendors Quilts for Sale Silent Auction Raffle Quilt Featured Quilter: Joyce Miller Raffle Quilt 94x95 "Texas Stars" The raffle quilt will be given away at 3pm on Saturday, March 12!!! Raffle tickets are $1 or 6 for $5
Mar. 16 - Mar. 19 Handi Quilter Van event with Martha Higdon
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: Wed. March 16 9:30-12:30 Longarm Machine Quilting Basics 1:30-4:30 Pro-Stitcher Hands on Thursday, March 17 9:30-12:30 Fast, Fun, Fabulous Free-Motion 1:30-4:30 Hands-on Ruler Essentials Friday-same classes as Wed. Saturday, March 19 9:30-11 A foot Ahead, 11-12:30 Beyond Basic Background Fills; 1:30-3 Not your Average Orange Peel; 3-4:30 Grid work Not Guesswork $35.00 per 3 hour class. Three or more class $30.00 each. If you attend an entire day day of classes, a light lunch will be provided at not extra charge. Call Lori's to enroll 217-465-5541
Mar. 18 - Mar. 19 Q.U.I.L.T.S. 2022
Springfield, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: The Fabric Patch
Location: Illinois State Fairgrounds - Orr Building
Phone: (217) 562-4725
Address: , Springfield, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: Stop by our booth and test drive one of our Handi Quilter machines. Come check out the amazing designs that you can create with Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher. This is the largest quilt show in the area with over 400 quilts and quilted related items on display. We love to talk everything QUILTING!
Mar. 19 - Mar. 19 Quilters Day Out hosted by Quilters Guild of the Bluegrass
Lexington, KY (Kentucky), United States
Hosted By: Thomas Sewing Center
Location: Fayette County Extension Office
Phone: (859) 286-5192
Address: , Lexington, KY (Kentucky), United States
Description: Enjoy a day of celebration sharing the love of quilting and the rich quilting heritage of our community. Thomas Sewing Center will be there with the Handi Quilter Amara & Pro-Stitcher for you to experience long arm quilting. The event will feature Audrey Esaray from Cotton + Bourbon as a Guest Speaker, quilt displays, scissor sharpening, door prizes & more!
Mar. 22 - Jun. 28 Virtual Event Series: ProStitcher With Susan Manry
Traverse City, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: CS Sewing
Location: CS Sewing
Phone: (231) 946-9751
Address: , Traverse City, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: This is a 4- month long class that meets through ZOOM on the 4th Tuesday of the month starting March 22, 2022. Class dates are March 22, April 19, May 24, and June 28 from 7pm-9pm EST Cost is $150 please enroll at cssewing.com If you haven't taken a class from Susan before, you are in for a treat! It’s time for Pro-Stitcher Premium classes, Quilters, and here is the perfect opportunity! Learn from the comfort of your home studio. This four-part class series, taught by HQ Educator Susan Manry, is virtual, so everyone gets a front row seat! Each class session will be recorded, too, so you can watch as often as you’d like. In this course, you’ll learn: • Program navigation – Overview of tools, features, and settings • Updating Pro-Stitcher – Why, when, and how • Introduction to Simulation • File Types: Designs, Workspaces, and Areas • Working with purchased designs • Creating a variety of edge-to-edge quilt layouts, including wrapping • Drag and drop method for accurate advancement of the quilt, including solutions for gaps between rows, and pattern “drift” • All about the New Start/End tool • Interruptions: Easily realigning the pattern with existing quilting, bobbin changes and thread breaks, and restarting anywhere • Custom Quilting and the Modify Tools • Using Move, Mark, and Record • Special Homework Projects • Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Designer • Ask the teacher: What would you like to know?
Mar. 24 - Mar. 26 Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival
Sacramento, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center
Location: Cal Expo Sacramento California
Phone: (916) 714-0904
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. And you can test drive Handi Quilter machines!
Mar. 24 - Mar. 27 HandiQuilter Hands On Van Event 2022
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: Join Warm N Cozy Quilting in Columbia, Illinois as we host a hands on HandiQuilter Van event! You will get to spend two days learning about the use of the HandiQuilter machines, and learn from HandiQuilter National Educator Harriet Carpanini! If you have been on the fence about investing into a long arm, this is the event for you! Your two days of learning will include: - Learning Longarm Machine Basics - Fast, Fun, Fabulous Free Motion - Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Hands On - Hands-On Ruler Essentials These classes are designed to help you learn more about HandiQuilter machines, or help you improve your current skill set if you are new and still learning! We have two 2-day time slots available to chose from for these classes. You can sign up for either Thursday & Friday (March 24th & 25th) or Saturday & Sunday (March 26th & 27th). Seating is limited, so sign up early! There will be special event pricing on machines during this event, and special pricing on accessories! If you have questions you can contact us- by email: info@warmncozyquilting.com by phone: 618-719-2565 Facebook or Instagram: @warmncozyquilting Sign up today at: www.warmncozyquilting.com/classes.htm
Mar. 25 - Mar. 27 Ashland Home Show
Ashland, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Elements LLC
Location: Bay Area Civic Center
Phone: (715) 229-6524
Address: , Ashland, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Give the HQ Moxie or HQ Amara a test drive at the Ashland Home Show!
Mar. 26 - Mar. 27 Crazy Quilter's Guild Show
Mukwonago, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection, LLC
Location: Parkview Middle School
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Mukwonago, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Come join us and try out your new Handi Quilter machine. We will have the NEW Moxie on the 8 foot Loft Frame, the Simply Sixteen on the Little Foot Frame, the sitdown Capri on the InSight stitch regulated table, and the Amara with Pro-Stitcher! We will also have some products on display including the Quick Zip System. We have 2 Wisconsin locations to serve you and would love to share our 22 years of exclusive longarm quilting knowledge with you. Don't forget to visit our website www.LongarmConnection.com for up-to-date information. You can also contact us by email QuiltingConnectionWi@yahoo.com or by phone 262-723-6775
Mar. 30 - Apr. 03 Arrowhead Home & Builder Show
Ashland Duluth, MN, MN (Minnesota), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Elements LLC
Location: Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
Phone: (715) 292-6524
Address: , Ashland Duluth, MN, MN (Minnesota), United States
Description: Join Quilt Elements to try out the latest and greatest in all aspects of sewing and quilting machines, techniques & supplies!
Mar. 31 - Apr. 02 Virtual Quilting Classes at Kindred Spirits
St. Catharines, ON (Ontario), Canada
Hosted By: Kindred Spirits Quilt Co.
Location: Kindred Spirits Quilt Co.
Phone: (905) 397-9500
Address: , St. Catharines, ON (Ontario), Canada
Description: Virtual classes taught by Handi Quilter National Educator Debby Brown will be offered March 31, April 1 and April 2. Please visit www.kindredspiritsquiltco.com for more information or to register for classes.
Apr. 2022
Apr. 01 - Apr. 02 Embroidery on Your Long Arm!
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: Embroidery on Your Handi Quilter Long Arm with Pro-Stitcher& Pro-Stitcher Designer! Join us to learn the tips for choosing the right types of designs. Then, join along as we use Pro-Stitcher Designer to tweak those designs to work on our Pro-Stitcher. (2-part Virtual Class with HQ Educator Gail Berry-Graham)
Apr. 01 - Apr. 02 Evergreen Quilt Guild Show
Green Bay, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection, LLC
Location: Green Bay Community Church
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Green Bay, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Come join us and try out your new Handi Quilter machine. We will have the NEW Moxie on the 8 foot Loft Frame, the Simply Sixteen on the Little Foot Frame, the sitdown Capri on the InSight stitch regulated table, and the Amara with Pro-Stitcher! We will also have some products on display including the Quick Zip System. We have 2 Wisconsin locations to serve you and would love to share our 22 years of exclusive longarm quilting knowledge with you. Don't forget to visit our website www.LongarmConnection.com for up-to-date information. You can also contact us by email QuiltingConnectionWi@yahoo.com or by phone 262-723-6775
Apr. 01 - Apr. 02 Quilts on the Grand
Grand Rapids, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: Friends Quilting Basket
Location: Delta Plex
Phone: (616) 374-3060
Address: , Grand Rapids, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: West Michigan Quilters Guild Show
Apr. 01 - Apr. 02 HandiQuilter Longarm event at Blue Hen Quilt Shop, Newark Delaware
Newark, DE (Delaware), United States
Hosted By: BLUE HEN QUILT SHOP
Location: BLUE HEN QUILT SHOP
Phone: (302) 533-5215
Address: , Newark, DE (Delaware), United States
Description: Join us in Newark Delaware for two fun filled days with HQ Educator Diane Henry! There's a little free motion involved, some toys and tricks and Prostitcher fun! Come expand your horizons. Something for everyone! We have the Forte with Prostitcher, the Amara, the Moxie and the Capri on the floor ready to entertain you!
Apr. 05 - Apr. 05 Not Your Average Orange Peel VIRTUAL
Traverse City, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: CS Sewing
Location: VIRTUAL
Phone: (231) 946-9751
Address: , Traverse City, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Tuesday, April 5, 2022 from 7pm-9pm EST Cost $29 Enroll at cssewing.com VIRTUAL EVENT with Allison Spence! Class Description: Let’s take a classic design – the orange peel – and spice it up in this fun workshop. You’ll learn how to add creative designs to jazz up this basic quilting design. Objective: Teach the stitching path for the “continuous curve” design that students can then “upskill” the design by jazzing up the centers with additional designs without breaking the thread. See other shapes that create a fun design with the same pathway. • The basic stitch path of the continuous curve • Deciding where a continuous line design would fit well • How to stitch out the design using free motion or rulers • How to add interest to the centers with basic center designs while not breaking the thread • How to use other shapes in the same stitch path to change the design
Apr. 07 - Apr. 09 Portland Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival
Portland, OR (Oregon), United States
Hosted By: Whitlock's Sewing Center
Location: Portland Expo Center
Phone: (503) 585-7771
Address: , Portland, OR (Oregon), United States
Description: Join the Whitlock's team at this amazing event. Come take a test drive on a Handi Quilter and play with a Pro-Stitcher! We will be in booth 215/315. See you there!
Apr. 07 - Apr. 09 Three Rivers Quilters 2022 Quilt Show
Washington, PA (Pennsylvania), United States
Hosted By: The Quilt Peddler llc.
Location: The Meadows
Phone: (814) 262-9656
Address: , Washington, PA (Pennsylvania), United States
Description: Try out the Handi Quilter Capri at the quilt show. We will also have handi feet, rulers and accessories.
Apr. 08 - Apr. 09 40th Quilt Fest
Decatur, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: The Fabric Patch
Location: Decatur Civic Center
Phone: (217) 561-1157
Address: , Decatur, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: Its a Ruby Celebration so don't wait any longer to check out our Handi Quilter machines and the HQ Pro-Stitcher. Stop by our booth and test drive one, you will love it. The amazing designs are endless with Handi Quilter!
Apr. 13 - Apr. 13 Beyond Background Fills
Summerville, SC (South Carolina), United States
Hosted By: SEW SUITE STUDIO
Location: Virtual - ZOOM
Phone: (843) 900-5440
Address: , Summerville, SC (South Carolina), United States
Description: Interested in building a library of designs you can use with confidence? In this workshop, you’ll identify shapes you already love to quilt, learn how to create pathways to connect designs, and explore using different threads to really make your background fill quilting pop. Objective: Develop a library of designs that you can quilt with confidence using free motion on your longarm. • Identify the shapes that you are naturally good at • Use these shapes to create new pathways • Audition designs for each quilt • The impact thread can have on quilting • Finding the size and shape that best enhance the feature you want to highlight
Apr. 15 - Apr. 16 Longarm Quilting Event
Logan, UT (Utah), United States
Hosted By: Stylish Fabrics and Quilts
Location: Stylish Fabrics and Quilts
Phone: (435) 752-4186
Address: , Logan, UT (Utah), United States
Description: Join us as we welcome HQ educator Kaye Collins. We'll learn the basics of loading a quilt, free motion skills, using feet and rulers, plus designing our quilting.
Apr. 19 - Apr. 20 Handi Quilter Hands-on Van 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: The Handi Quilter van and machines will be in Walla Walla for a total of four days of hands-on education, inspiration and fun. Come get your hands on the HQ Amara using free motion and Pro-Stitcher techniques. The National Educator will be on hand to guide you through each of the sessions. You will leave not only with new confidence and inspirations, but also with handouts to use to recreate and support the information and training from each session. Classes are limited to twelve students - two students per machine. Call now to reserve your space.
Apr. 20 - Apr. 21 Pro-Stitcher Designer Event
Merrill, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: Stitched With Obsession
Location: Stitched With Obsession
Phone:
Address: , Merrill, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Join us for a 2 day Designer event with Susan Manry! We will host raffles for participating students and provide lunches for you! Class info can be found on our website
Apr. 20 - Apr. 23 Handi Quilter Hands On Van Event
Lexington, KY (Kentucky), United States
Hosted By: Thomas Sewing Center
Location: Thomas Sewing Center
Phone: (859) 286-5192
Address: , Lexington, KY (Kentucky), United States
Description: Thomas Sewing Center has invited Handi Quilter Educators, Mary Yoder and Chris Davidson to teach for four days at our Lexington store. This is a great time to get hands on experience, and continue your long-arm quilting education!
Apr. 21 - Apr. 21 Hands On Open House
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: Come and join the fun! Featuring Handi Quilter machines & products. Interested in a long arm or want to gain some domestic quilting skills? Come to our open house and see what our event is all about. Meet Judy Hays, the Handi Quilter educator that will be teaching classes Friday and Saturday April 22-23, 2022. Let us help you grow your passion to quilt! Contact us at (712) 258-1188 or https://www.tristatesew.com
Apr. 21 - Apr. 21 Hands on with Handi Quilter- Longarm Quilting Basics & Fast, Fun, Free Motion
Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Hosted By: Prairie Quilt
Location: Prairie Quilt
Phone: (405) 853-6801
Address: , Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Description: Longarm Machine Quilting Basics: Does longarm quilting interest you, and you’d like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a review of longarm quilting 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 machine 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, Adjustable and Micro Handles, and basic free-motion Fast, Fun, Fabulous Free Motion: 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 you can 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 and adjustable handlebars for free-motion control *All supplies, use of machines(no more than 2 per machine for optimal hands on experience) and lunch provided! GREAT for newbies!*
Apr. 22 - Apr. 23 HQ Educational Event
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: This is a 2 Day hands on Educational Event, hands on learning & lecture. 4 classes, great for anyone, thinking they would like to purchase a longarm, for those that have just purchased one. You will need to register, then you will have a chance to win prizes also. Batting, thread, and free quilt designs!
Apr. 22 - Apr. 22 Hands on with Handi Quilter- Intro to Pro-Stitcher & 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: Introduction to Pro-Stitcher: 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! Topics include: -Basic overview of how to use Pro-Stitcher -Create an area and place a block using Skew, Resize, Xform or Align -Use the modify tools to make a design fit in any space -Demo how to set up an e2e design -Basic repositioning and advancing an e2e design Ruler Essesntials: 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 -VersaTool quilting: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells and arcs -Apply binding with the HQ VersaTool *All supplies, use of machines(no more than 2 per machine for optimal hands on experience) and lunch provided! GREAT for newbies!*
Apr. 23 - Apr. 24 Medford Area Quilt Show
Medford, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: Stitched With Obsession
Location: Simek Center
Phone: (715) 224-3393
Address: , Medford, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: FEATURE CATEGORY OF 2022: Paper-Pieced Quilts! The event will have classes and demonstrations, Vendors, Food Court, Raffles and Prizes! Saturday from 10-4, Sunday from 10-3
Apr. 23 - Apr. 23 Hands on with Handi Quilter- Workshop
Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Hosted By: Prairie Quilt
Location: Prairie Quilt
Phone: (405) 853-6801
Address: , Hennessey, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Description: A Foot Ahead: Handi Quilter’s full lineup of feet give you a lot options for quilting projects. This fun workshop lets you see different ways to incorporate techniques with the all the different feet. Topics include: -The many feet available -Different applications for the feet -Changing the feet -Couching -Attaching binding while on the frame Beyond Basic Background Fills: Interested in building a library of designs you can use with confidence? In this workshop, you’ll identify shapes you already love to quilt, learn how to create pathways to connect designs, and explore using different threads to really make your background fill quilting pop. Topics Include: -Identify the shapes that you are naturally good at -Use these shapes to create new pathways -Audition designs for each quilt -The impact thread can have on quilting -Finding the size and shape that best enhance the feature you want to highlight Not Your Average Orange Peel: Let’s take a classic design – the orange peel – and spice it up in this fun workshop. You’ll learn how to add creative designs to jazz up this basic quilting design. Topics Include: -The basic stitch path of the continuous curve -Deciding where a continuous line design would fit well -How to stitch out the design using free motion or rulers -How to add interest to the centers with basic center designs while not breaking the thread -How to use other shapes in the same stitch path to change the design Gridwork Not Guesswork: Laying out designs using gridwork creates even spacing and uniformity in quilting. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to make your own stencils, explore designs that work well within grids, and tips and tricks for marking grids on your next quilting project. Topics Include: -Making your own grid stencil -Applying grids successfully in different size spaces -Designs conducive for gridwork -Gridwork for E2E designs -Marking and removing grids *All supplies, use of machines(no more than 2 per machine for optimal hands on experience) and lunch provided! GREAT for newbies!*
Apr. 23 - Apr. 23 Handi Quilter Advanced Pro-Stitcher
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: Morning Session: 9-12 Use Pro-Stitcher to create a Mandala and meet Mark, Move and Record Learn how to make a beautiful Mandala, created on your Pro-Stitcher as well as learn about some of the under-utilized tools called Mark, Move and Record. Let Gina introduce you to your new BFF's, Mark and Record, and you will be creating your own unique quilting designs in no time. Bring your tablet or laptop with the latest version of Pro-Stitcher Simulator loaded and you will go home with new designs, ready to quilt. Afternoon Session: 1-4 Conquer Your Borders and Corners with Pro-Stitcher Have you conquered the edge to edge and ready to move on to borders and corners? There is more than one way to do them and you will go home with detailed directions on three different ways to quilt your borders. Bring your tablet or laptop with the latest version of Pro-Stitcher Simulator loaded and we will walk through it step-by-step. You will not want to miss the opportunity to learn and ask questions in person.
Apr. 29 - Apr. 30 Longarm Fun with Handi Quilter
Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem
Location: Quilting Mayhem
Phone: (425) 533-2566
Address: , Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Description: We're happy have Adam Ratliff back to Quilting Mayhem! Over two days Adam is going to help you with "Getting Started with Longarm Quilting", "Free-Motion Quilting", and find out why you, "Can't have enough rulers"! We will end with an "Introduction to Pro-Stitcher", to help you learn what computerize quilting is about.
Apr. 29 - May. 01 Prostitcher and Prostitch Designer
GILLETTE, WY (Wyoming), United States
Hosted By: Heirlooms by Design
Location: Heirlooms by Design
Phone: (303) 076-6045
Address: , GILLETTE, WY (Wyoming), United States
Description: Prostitcher and Prostitch Designer are going to be taught by Leslie Main. Classes are 9 am to 4pm April 29th thru May 1st at the Wingate Inn Gillette, WY. Ease contact Nicki Huddleston for registration at 307-660-4574.
Apr. 30 - Apr. 30 HQ Class: The Inside Scoop
Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Fox Country Quilts
Location: Fox Country Quilts
Phone: (903) 866-7550
Address: , Commerce, TX (Texas), United States
Description: This is a virtual class - Learn at home. Ready to get a new perspective on rulers? In this workshop, Debby Brown teaches creative ways to use rulers to add some pop to your next quilting project.
Apr. 30 - May. 01 Sinnissippi Quilter's Quilt Show
Loves Park, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection, LLC
Location: Indoor Sports Center - Sportscore Two
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Loves Park, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: Come join us and try out your new Handi Quilter machine. We will have the NEW Moxie on the 8 foot Loft Frame, the sitdown Capri on the InSight stitch regulated table, and the Amara with Pro-Stitcher! We will also have some products on display including the Quick Zip System. We have 2 Wisconsin locations to serve you and would love to share our 22 years of exclusive longarm quilting knowledge with you. Don't forget to visit our website www.LongarmConnection.com for up-to-date information. You can also contact us by email QuiltingConnectionWi@yahoo.com or by phone 262-723-6775