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 Sep. 01, 2021 - Nov. 30, 2021

Sep. 2021

Sep. 2021
Sep. 08 - Sep. 11 Hands On Longarm Event With Handi Quilter
Rustburg , VA (Virginia), United States
Hosted By: Threads Run Thru It
Location: Threads Run Thru It
Phone: (434) 821-3000
Address: , Rustburg , VA (Virginia), United States
Description: Join us for this wonderful opportunity to get to know the Handi Quilter machines and learn longarming techniques from national educators. This is a two day class. There are two different session to choose from- Wednesday/Thursday or Friday/Saturday. Each session begins at 9:30am and ends at 4:30pm. The classroom will have 12 HQ Amara machines with Pro-Stitchers, and can accommodate up to 24 attendees.
Sep. 16 - Sep. 18 Quilt, Sew and Craft Festival, Pleasanton, CA
Pleasanton, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center
Location: Pleasanton California
Phone: (916) 714-0904
Address: , Pleasanton, CA (California), United States
Description: Come join us for our Festival in Pleasanton - 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. We will have the Handi Quilter machines for you to try!
Sep. 16 - Sep. 18 SHOW- Original Sewing & Quilt EXPO-Cincinnati OHIO
Sharonville, OH (Ohio), United States
Hosted By: Red Rooster Quilts
Location: Sharonville Convention Center
Phone: (614) 734-9007
Address: , Sharonville, OH (Ohio), United States
Description: We will have the full line of Handi Quilter Longarm Machines ready for you to see and try out. This will include the NEW MOXIE and LOFT frame. In addition we will have the Amara, Pro-Stitcher, Simply Sixteen, Capri and the full line of Stitch home sewing machines. As always we will bring the FULL line of notions, rulers, gadgets and more. We look forward to seeing everyone again this year.
Sep. 17 - Sep. 17 Moving on with Pro-Stitcher
Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Hosted By: The Quilters Studio
Location: The Quilters Studio
Phone: (703) 261-6366
Address: , Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Description: Ready to expand your Pro-Stitcher knowledge? We’ll tackle borders, sashing and corners with the great features found in Pro-Stitcher. Making designs fit in any block shape is a breeze with all of our great Skew options. You can even create your own designs using all the great functions in Record. 10:00 am - 1:00 pm $69.00 Please enroll on our website, https://www.quiltersstudiova.com
Sep. 17 - Sep. 17 Advanced Pro-Stitcher
Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Hosted By: The Quilters Studio
Location: The Quilters Studio
Phone: (703) 261-6366
Address: , Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Description: Are you ready to take your Pro-Stitcher skills up notch? This class focuses on combining designs to create new options for your quilts. Next, we’ll take the basic edge to edge and show you how to set it up three ways, and then focus on advancing your quilts for maximum accuracy. Finally, we’ll discuss repositioning and all ways you can use this powerful tool. 2:00 - 5:00 pm $69.00 Please enroll on our website, https://www.quiltersstudiova.com.
Sep. 18 - Sep. 18 Pro-Stitcher Designer Introduction
Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Hosted By: The Quilters Studio
Location: The Quilters Studio
Phone: (703) 261-6366
Address: , Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Description: Pro-Stitcher Designer™ is a full featured, vector-based drawing software gives you the ability to quickly design, edit, customize, export and import any quilting motif you can imagine. This introduction class will start with a basic overview of the easy to use features. New users will be creating their own digital designs for their next quilting project by the end of this class! 10:00 am - 1:00 pm $69.00 Please enroll on our website, https://www.quiltersstudiova.com.
Sep. 18 - Sep. 18 Pro-Stitcher Designer: Ride the Carousel
Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Hosted By: The Quilters Studio
Location: The Quilters Studio
Phone: (703) 261-6366
Address: , Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Description: Ready to move on to some more advanced Pro-Stitcher Designer techniques? We’ll focus on more of the features available to create your own design. Create designs using Carousel, Reflect, Echo Quilting and Rays! All these great designs start with simple designs created using the Artwork tools. 2:00 - 5:00 pm $69.00 Please enroll on our website, https://www.quiltersstudiova.com, which also has a description of the event.
Sep. 19 - Sep. 19 Pro-Stitcher Designer - Magic Wands, Paths & Letters
Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Hosted By: The Quilters Studio
Location: The Quilters Studio
Phone: (703) 261-6366
Address: , Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Description: In this class, start with the Magic Wand to take a backdrop image and convert it into a digital design. Next, create fun edge to edge designs and creative fills using the Repeat on Path tool. Designs using true type fonts will add the final custom element to any quilting project. 10:00 am - 1:00 pm $69.00 Please enroll on our website, https://www.quiltersstudiova.com, which also has a description of the event.
Sep. 19 - Sep. 19 Pro-Stitcher Designer: Connecting Designs
Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Hosted By: The Quilters Studio
Location: The Quilters Studio
Phone: (703) 261-6366
Address: , Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States
Description: Learn to use the Shape tool to edit and transform designs. Connecting your designs gives you limitless options to create all the designs of your dreams. 2:00 - 5:00pm $69.00 Please enroll on our website, https://www.quiltersstudiova.com, which also has a description of the event.
Sep. 29 - Oct. 03 Van Event Fall 2021
Columbia, MO (Missouri), United States
Hosted By: Appletree Quilting Center
Location: Appletree Quilting Center
Phone: (573) 446-2655
Address: , Columbia, MO (Missouri), United States
Description: 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. 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. 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. 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!
Oct. 2021
Oct. 08 - Oct. 10 Milk & Honey Quilt Show
Middlebury, VT (Vermont), United States
Hosted By: The Quilters' Corner at Middlebury Sew-N-Vac
Location: Middlebury, Vermont
Phone: (802) 388-3559
Address: , Middlebury, VT (Vermont), United States
Description: Local Guild Quilt Show! Come and see how talented these Vermonters are! Check out a NEW machine while you're there!
Oct. 15 - Oct. 16 Hearts and Hands/ECA Quilters Guild Quilt Show “PATCHWORK AND POSIES”
Sanford, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted
Location: Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center,
Phone: (888) 546-0665
Address: , Sanford, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Come to the Patchwork and Posies quilt show and try all the Handi Quilter longarm machines.
Nov. 2021
Nov. 05 - Nov. 06 Havasu Stitchers Bridge of Friendship XIV Quilt Show 2021 “A River Runs Through It” November 5th and 6th
Lake Havasu City, AZ (Arizona), United States
Hosted By: Fabrics Unlimited
Location: Lake Havasu Aquatic Center
Phone: (928) 733-6331
Address: , Lake Havasu City, AZ (Arizona), United States
Description: Come to the 14th Bridge of Friendship Quilt Show sponsored by the Havasu Stitchers Quilt Guild. Beautiful quilts and boutique items along with plenty of shopping at vendor booths in this beautiful city located along the Colorado River. Fabrics Unlimited will have Handi Quilter Long Arm Machines available for you try out and help you select the right machine for you!
Nov. 12 - Nov. 13 Colors In Motion Quilt Show
Dubuque, IA (Iowa), United States
Hosted By: Hermes Auto & Upholstery, Inc
Location: Dubuque Co Fairgrounds
Phone: (563) 652-2279
Address: , Dubuque, IA (Iowa), United States
Description: Handi Quilter Long Arm Machines on display to demo