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Events Listing

Events for Jun. 01, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2020

Jun. 2020

Jun. 2020
Jun. 06 - Jun. 06 Fabulous Feathers Mastery class 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
Jun. 08 - Jun. 08 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. We'll have a video tutorial and education for each 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. Times are 10am – 11am. Sign up on line or call: www.quiltingmayhem.com 425-533-2566.
Jun. 24 - Jun. 27 Vermont Quilt Festival
Essex Junction, VT (Vermont), United States
Hosted By: Adirondack Quilts LLC
Location: Champlain Valley Exposition
Phone:
Address: , Essex Junction, VT (Vermont), United States
Description: 44 Years
Jun. 25 - Jun. 27 Hands on Quilting With Handi Quilter
BURLEY, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: Hem-Stitching Etc
Location: Hem-Stitching Etc
Phone: (208) 878-0236
Address: , BURLEY, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: This Event will be Held at the Fairfield Inn in North Burley Our instructor will be Amy Domke. Each day classes will go from 9-4. Lunch will be provided. IF you would like to book a room at the Fairfield inn Please do it soon, 208-677-5000 or book on line. This weekend is also the date for the Boat Regatta on the Snake River. Thursday: Longarm quilting basics. 2, 3 hour classes Friday: Fast Fun and Fabulous Free motion Quilting Saturday: Intro to Pro-Stitcher 1 and 2. Instructional Materials will be provided. Cost is $325 for the 3 Day Event. 6 Amara's will be brought in for this Event. With 2 people to machine. Last Day for Registering is May 1 2020 Please Call to Register.
Jun. 26 - Jun. 28 Mayhem is taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting!
Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem
Location: Quilting Mayhem
Phone: (425) 533-2566
Address: , Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Description: Quilting Mayhem wants you to join them for a 3-Day Handi Quilter event with Adam! Day one, he will be "Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting" and help with "Using Rulers and Templates"! Day two, he will jump into "Improvisation Quilting" and let you know "What's New at Handi Quilter". Day three, he will wrap everything up with "Introducing you to the Pro-Stitcher". Sign up, on line or call us! www.quiltingmayhem.com/425-533-2566
Jun. 26 - Jun. 27 Happy Stitchers Quilt Festival
Bastrop, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Honey Bee Quilt Store, Inc.
Location: Bastrop Convention Center
Phone: (512) 257-1269
Address: , Bastrop, TX (Texas), United States
Description: The first Quilt Show by Smithville and Bastrop Quilt Guilds
Jun. 29 - Jul. 02 HQ Educator Van Event
Nampa, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: Bluebird Quilt Studio
Location: Bluebird Quilt Studio
Phone: (208) 467-4148
Address: , Nampa, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: This is a two day hands on event. The first session will be June 29 and 30. The second will be July 1 and 2. It will be held at the Holiday Inn Express in Nampa, Idaho. Call 208-467-4148 for more information on this exciting Handi quilter educator event.
Jul. 2020
Jul. 11 - Jul. 11 Fabulous Feathers Mastery class 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
Jul. 16 - Jul. 19 2020 Handi Quilter Van Event
OROVILLE, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Pieces of Love
Location: Pieces of Love
Phone: (530) 990-0699
Address: , OROVILLE, CA (California), United States
Description: Are you thinking about purchasing a longarm quilting machine? Are you curious how a longarm machine works? Then this Hands-on Van Event is the perfect class for you! No need to already own a machine. No previous experience required. You'll learn hand-guided, free motion quilting, ruler work, and computerized quilting.
Jul. 17 - Jul. 19 Black Canyon Quilt Show
Montrose, CO (Colorado), United States
Hosted By: Lady Bugz Quilt & Co
Location: Montrose Pavilion
Phone: (970) 249-1600
Address: , Montrose, CO (Colorado), United States
Description: Annual quilt show in Montrose, Colorado. Western slope of Colorado.
Jul. 17 - Jul. 18 Handi Quilter Education Event
Maquoketa, IA (Iowa), United States
Hosted By: Hermes Auto & Upholstery, Inc
Location: Hermes Auto & Upholstery, Inc
Phone: (563) 652-2279
Address: , Maquoketa, IA (Iowa), United States
Description: Taking The Mystery Out of Longarm - ----Using Rulers and Templates ---- Intro to Pro-Stitcher - Part 1 -------Intro to Pro-Stitcher - Part 2
Jul. 23 - Jul. 25 MAINE QUILTS 2020
AUGUSTA, ME (Maine), United States
Hosted By: SANFORD SEWING MACHINES
Location: AUGUSTA CIVIC CENTER
Phone: (207) 324-8375
Address: , AUGUSTA, ME (Maine), United States
Description: Workshops, Lectures Quilt Exhibit Merchant Mall Handi Quilter Machines and frames set up to try.
Jul. 24 - Jul. 25 East Texas Thimble Trail One Stop Shop Hop
Huntsville, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Cupcake Quilts, LLC
Location: Walker County Fair Grounds
Phone: (281) 446-4999
Address: , Huntsville, TX (Texas), United States
Description: 30+ Vendors inside of a 20,000 Sq.Ft. AIR CONDITIONED Building. -Door Prizes, Demos and a Miniature Quilt Show Located between Dallas and Houston on I30 off of I45. The Best "Little" Quilt Show in Texas www.easttexasthimbletrail.com
Jul. 25 - Jul. 25 HQ Class Event
Stockton, KS (Kansas), United States
Hosted By: Stitch and Chatter
Location: Stitch and Chatter
Phone: (785) 415-2015
Address: , Stockton, KS (Kansas), United States
Description: 2 HQ classes with Annette Look Cost: $35 per class 1st class: "Exploring Free Motion Quilting" 7/25/2020 9 am- 12 pm Learn some tips and tricks to bring your free motion quilting to the next level. 2nd Class: "Let's use Rulers!" 1 pm-4 pm Learn how to create fabulous designs on your quilts using rulers! Attendees will have time on either the HQ Amara or Simply 16 quilting machine. Specials will be offered for machines and gadgets. Contact: Stitch and Chatter to sign up or for more information.
Jul. 30 - Aug. 01 Ruth's Stitchery In-Store Van Event
Colorado Springs, CO (Colorado), United States
Hosted By: Ruth's Stitchery
Location: Ruth's Stitchery
Phone: (719) 591-1717
Address: , Colorado Springs, CO (Colorado), United States
Description: Handi Quilter educator Judy Hays will join us for this 3 Day Van Event. We will have 6 machines set up for ultimate hands-on experience. Day 1 will cover the basics of Longarm Quilting. Day 2 you will begin building a free-motion quilting design library and then learn to use rulers and templates. Day 3 is an all day Pro-Stitcher class. You will be introduced to Pro-Stitcher and then you will learn to navigate more functions available to you when you use computerized quitling.
Jul. 31 - Aug. 01 Edmond Quilt Guild Quilt Show
Edmond, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Hosted By: The Stitching Post
Location: Oklahoma Christian University
Phone: (405) 495-4699
Address: , Edmond, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Description: Edmond Quilt Guild show. We will have a long arm setup. .
Aug. 2020
Aug. 05 - Aug. 06 Test drive a H.Q. Longarm w/Pro-Stitcher at our 2-Day Handi Quilter Van Event
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: Test drive a H.Q. Longarm w/Pro-Stitcher at our 2-Day Handi Quilter Van Event Session One: August 5th & 6th Session Two: August 7th & 8th 9:30am – 4:30pm Special pricing on Handi Quilters and Handi Gadgets—receive a $275 in-store gift card with the purchase of a new Handi Quilter Longarm Machine! Hands on training on H.Q. Longarm. $275.00 for 2 days, 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: Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting Class: 9:30am-12:30pm. Curious about solving the mystery of Longarm quilting? Or are you looking for a chance to brush up your longarm skills? This class demystifies longarm quilting by teaching all the basics! We’ll start with machine and frame features and maintenance, then demonstrate loading a quilt. We’ll move on to picking the perfect thread for your project, setting your tension, and choosing designs for your quilt. This class is full of great tips and tricks while exhibiting all the great features found in the Handi Quilter machine lineup. Topics Include: • Longarm machine and frame features and maintenance • How to set tension on a bobbin and your machine, needles and thread • How to load your quilt onto a frame • Choosing the right thread and designs for your project • A basic overview of free-motion techniques and ruler work Building a Free-Motion Quilting Design Library Class: 1:30pm-4:30pm. Building a library of free-motion quilting designs is fun – and it’s easier than you think! By exploring different designs - from simple blocks to an all-over design – you can create designs that can be used to complete any quilt. Learn how drawing a simple shape and then connecting it or just using a part of it can make finishing your quilts fast and fun. Topics Include: • Develop a library of free-motion designs • How to plan out a quilting path • Exploring different designs based on a basic shape • Adjusting your quilting path to create your own new designs • Using a grid to layout your quilting design Day 2: Using Rulers and Templates Class: 9:30am-12:30pm. Looking for the perfect circle or wave? Or how about a heart or arc? These shapes are all possible with consistency and precision when you use a ruler or template. Learn the safe way to use these tools, starting with the right foot. We’ll explore designs like waves with channels, curved crosshatching, and echoing around applique. Rulers will become your new favorite quilting design tool. Topics Include: • Ruler safety: Sure Foot, ruler base & the right rulers • Use ruler markings for precision and accuracy • How to mark for rulers • HQ VersaTool®: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells, and arcs • Wave Rulers, modern and classic designs Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher Class: 1:30pm-4:30pm. 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: • 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 Pro-Stitcher Designer
Aug. 08 - Aug. 09 Hudson River Piecemakers Quilt Show
Luzerne, NY (New York), United States
Hosted By: Adirondack Quilts LLC
Location: Hadley Luzerne High School
Phone: (518) 615-0134
Address: , Luzerne, NY (New York), United States
Description: Join us in the beautiful Adirondacks for a quilt show. Many talented quilters and some great vendors!
Aug. 08 - Aug. 08 Lutherdale Quilt Auction
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: Come join us for this exciting Quilt Auction at Lutherdale Bible Camp! Last year there was over 300 quilts auctioned off!! Click here for more information: https://stores.longarmconnection.com/events-calendars/
Aug. 10 - Aug. 10 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. We'll have a video tutorial and education for each 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. Times are 10am – 11am. Sign up on line or call: www.quiltingmayhem.com 425-533-2566.
Aug. 21 - Aug. 22 Salisbury Rowan Spring quilt show 2020
Salisbury, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted
Location: Events Center West End Plaza,
Phone:
Address: , Salisbury, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Come to the Salisbury Rowan Quilt Guild show and test drive the Handi Quilter line of machines.
Aug. 21 - Aug. 23 Handi Quilter Longarm Van Event with Adam Rateliff!
Columbia, MD (Maryland), United States
Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting
Location: Spring Water Designs Quilting
Phone: (410) 381-0695
Address: , Columbia, MD (Maryland), United States
Description: Try your hand at machine quilting on a Longarm! You'll be amazed at how easy and fun it is! No experience necessary to take any of the classes, and you don't have to already own a longarm to attend! What a great opportunity to try the techniques for yourself! These are Hands-on Classes with 6 HQ Amara with ProStitcher machines set up in our classroom (with only up to 2 students per machine). The classes with Adam will range from learning the basics of longarm quilting, Free Motion quilting, using Rulers and templates, and Pro-Stitcher computorized quilting! Treat yourself to some hands-on quilting classes and also play on our full line of Stationary and Movable Longarm machines! Visit our website for full detailed descriptions on each class and to register now to hold your spot! www.springwaterdesigns.com (410)381-0695