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Events Listing

Events for Nov. 01, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021

Nov. 2020

Nov. 2020
Nov. 05 - Nov. 07 Bluebird Quilt Studio VIRTUAL National Educator Event with Megan Best
Nampa, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: Bluebird Quilt Studio
Location: Bluebird Quilt Studio
Phone: (208) 467-4148
Address: , Nampa, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: Megan Best, National Handi Quilter Educator will be joining us LIVE ONLINE throughout this special demonstration event. Thursday November 5 1-3 p.m.Using Rulers and Templates Friday November 6 10 a.m.-noon Introduction to Prostitcher Friday November 6 1-3 p.m. Designer Overview Saturday November 7 9 a.m. to noon EMBROIDERY ON YOUR LONG ARM Complete class is $149, or $99 for our Bluebird Handi Quilter owners Discounts available on Handi Quilter notions and special pricing and financing available on machine packages will be available during the event ALL are welcome! This event will be hosted live on zoom. Contact Bluebird Quilt Studio at (208) 467-4148 or by email at bluebirdquiltstudio@gmail.com to register today.
Nov. 06 - Nov. 07 HQ Education Event
Statesville, NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: JS Quilt Shop
Location: JS Quilt Shop
Phone: (704) 871-1939
Address: , Statesville, NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Day 1: 3 Hour Morning Class What’s New at Handi Quilter? 3 Hour Afternoon Class Ruler of the Month Club Recent Releases. Day 2: 3 Hour Morning Class How Many Ways Can You Quilt A Feather? 3 Hour Afternoon Class Design Your Quilting For the Whole Quilt Please like us on Facebook and to see details of all the classes
Nov. 07 - Nov. 08 It’s Time to Finish Your Quilts with Calico Gals and special guest educator Susan Manry
SYRACUSE, NY (New York), United States
Hosted By: Calico Gals
Location: Calico Gals
Phone: (315) 445-0617
Address: , SYRACUSE, NY (New York), United States
Description: The holidays are coming and we need to be working towards finishing our projects! Join these classes from the comfort of your home and learn from the best! If you are curious about long arm quilting or looking to learn more tips, Saturday's classes are what you need! The morning features a detailed overview of threads, tension, free-motion, machine maintenance and so much more. Stay for the afternoon class and take your skills a step beyond meandering into the wonderful world of creative fills. Sunday is all about Pro-Stitcher... the user-friendly, computer guided quilting system. Learn how it works and how it can take your quilting from simple to gorgeous! All levels will find value in this class. Sunday afternoon is dedicated to advanced Pro-Stitcher techniques including mastering borders and corners and digitizing your own designs. NOTE: all classes are virtual. $30 each or 2/$50.
Nov. 11 - Nov. 14 Fall Hands-On Van Event!
Simsbury, CT (Connecticut), United States
Hosted By: Sew Inspired
Location: Sew Inspired
Phone: (860) 651-8885
Address: , Simsbury, CT (Connecticut), United States
Description: Hands-On Handi Quilter Education Event! Get your hands on an Amara - and Pro-Stitcher - for four days of classes including Long Arm Quilting Basics and Introduction to Pro-Stitcher. 1-2 people per machine. For more information, visit www.sewinspiredquilts.com.
Nov. 12 - Nov. 12 Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting
Sahuarita, AZ (Arizona), United States
Hosted By: Cathey's Sew and Vac
Location: Cathey's Sew and Vac
Phone: (520) 409-7014
Address: , Sahuarita, AZ (Arizona), 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. 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 Event Fee: $99.00 9am - 4pm
Nov. 13 - Nov. 13 Beyond Meandering: Other Ways to Fill Your Quilt & Using Rulers and Templates
Sahuarita, AZ (Arizona), United States
Hosted By: Cathey's Sew and Vac
Location: Cathey's Sew and Vac
Phone: (520) 409-7014
Address: , Sahuarita, AZ (Arizona), United States
Description: Is meandering your go-to design? Are you ready to try something new? We’ll explore other basic background designs, including continuous curve, straight lines, and crosshatching. Learning how to quilt these designs continuously gives you a whole new collection of designs to use for backgrounds, fills and texture on all your quilting projects. From large to small scale, we’ll explore how these great designs can spice up your next quilt. Topics Include: • Choosing background fills to accent your design • Create extra texture with creative fills • Try out patterns large to small patterns • Use a grid to keep your pattern consistent • Adjustable handlebars and HQ Micro Handles tips and tricks 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 Event Fee: $99.00
Nov. 14 - Nov. 15 Fall Handi Quilter Longarm Event!
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: Let us help you take the mystery out of Longarm Quilting at this 2-Day Handi Quilter event with a Handi Quilter National Educator! You can take four different classes over the course of the two days that include learning to work beyond the Meander, building a library of quilting designs, using rulers and templates, and more! Classes include demo & hands-on time on our full line of Handi Quilter machines, plus sales and special pricing! Visit our website for full detailed descriptions on each class and to register to hold your spot! www.springwaterdesigns.com (410)381-0695
Nov. 14 - Nov. 14 Design Your Quilting For The Whole Quilt & I Can Quilt ANYTHING on My Longarm!
Sahuarita, AZ (Arizona), United States
Hosted By: Cathey's Sew and Vac
Location: Cathey's Sew and Vac
Phone: (520) 409-7014
Address: , Sahuarita, AZ (Arizona), United States
Description: Tired of doing edge to edge? Have you ever wanted to layout a design for your whole quilt? It’s easy to plan with a few simple steps. We’ll start with exploring how to find one motif then breaking it down into pieces for every area of your quilt. Select and customize designs to complement each area, and learn how to accomplish the quilting quickly and easily. Classic fillers and modern designs will all be explored. Topics include: • Creating a custom plan for your quilt using Preview Paper • Learn how to make borders fit without measuring • Marking your quilt so your design is consistent • Develop your own design library of background fills • How to get your designs marked on the quilt Have you ever wanted to see what longarm can really do? It’s just a big sewing machine – you can do all kinds of projects on your longarm! Everything from piecing, doing a project from start to finish, and adding texture to unique fabrics can all be accomplished on a longarm. With great tips and quick projects, this class will give you lots of great ideas for your next project. Topics Include: • Piecing on the frame – square foot • Binding on the frame • Using couching to add texture and definition • Make a small bag from start to finish • Project show and tell Event Fee: $99.00