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Events Listing

Events for Jul. 01, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020

Jul. 2020

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. 17 - Jul. 18 Longarm Education Event
Pinckney, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: S&B Quilting Studio
Location: S&B Quilting Studio
Phone: (734) 648-0188
Address: , Pinckney, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting Building a Free-Motion Quilting Design Library Beyond Meandering: Other Ways to Fill your Quilt Jumping into Improvisation Quilting
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. 04 - Aug. 07 HANDI QUILTER EVENT
Plano, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Stitchhouse Dallas
Location: Stitchhouse Dallas
Phone: (972) 596-5628
Address: , Plano, TX (Texas), United States
Description: HANDS-ON learning
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. 15 - Aug. 15 Dane G Hansen Arts and Crafts Fair
Logan, KS (Kansas), United States
Hosted By: Stitch and Chatter
Location: Hansen Museum
Phone: (785) 415-2015
Address: , Logan, KS (Kansas), United States
Description: Stitch and Chatter will be at the Logan Arts and Craft Fair on Saturday, August 15 from 9-3 in the museum. We will be demonstrating throughout the day on our Simply 16 quilting machine. If you want to see this in action please join us. Some things that will be demonstrated will be ruler work, free motion fun, using the back handlebars with pantos. There will be time for attendees to use the machine. Stitch and Chatter will have information on purchasing Handi-Quilter machines and gadgets at Special Pricing!
Aug. 20 - Aug. 22 Original Sewing and Quilt Expo - Raleigh
Raleigh, , NC (North Carolina), United States
Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted
Location: Raleigh Convention Center
Phone: (888) 546-0665
Address: , Raleigh, , NC (North Carolina), United States
Description: Original Sewing & Quilt Expo is a place to find the latest techniques and products, and learn new skills with cutting-edge education. It’s where the sewing community comes together to encourage and inspire our own individual journeys to wherever the needle will lead. Come and test drive the Handi Quilter line of machines.
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
Sep. 2020
Sep. 02 - Sep. 07 Walworth County Fair
Elkhorn, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection
Location: Walworth County Fair Grounds
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Elkhorn, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Come join us at the Walworth County Fair. 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/
Sep. 10 - Sep. 12 Madison Quilt Expo
Madison, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection
Location: Alliant Energy Center
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Madison, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Come join us at the Madison Quilt Expo. We will be demonstrating the NEW HQ Capri, Simply Sixteen and Amara with Pro-Stitcher, and Forte 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/
Sep. 12 - Sep. 13 Bennington Quilt Fest 2020
Bennington, VT (Vermont), United States
Hosted By: Adirondack Quilts LLC
Location: Mount Anthony Union Middle School
Phone: (518) 615-0134
Address: , Bennington, VT (Vermont), United States
Description: Event has been going for 26 years.
Sep. 16 - Sep. 19 Handi Quilter Education Event
Destin, FL (Florida), United States
Hosted By: Coastal Stitches
Location: Coastal Stitches
Phone: (850) 376-9405
Address: , Destin, FL (Florida), United States
Description: Wednesday, September 16th 3 Hour Morning Class Building A Free-Motion Quilting Design Library 3 Hour Afternoon Class Fit, Echo and Fill Your Quilt With Feathers Thursday, September 17th 3 Hour Morning Class Ruler of the Month Club Recent Releases 3 Hour Afternoon Class I Can Quilt ANYTHING on My Longarm! Friday, September 18th Morning Class Intro to Pro-Stitcher – Part 1 Afternoon Class Intro to Pro-Stitcher – Part 2 Saturday, September 19th Morning Class Expanding What You Know (All Day Class)
Sep. 17 - Sep. 19 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: We will be offering free motion skill building classes and classes on Pro-Stitcher Designer. Please Like us on Facebook or call the store for more details about this event.
Sep. 17 - Sep. 19 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
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 Capri 18(sit down) model with easy stitch regulation. In addition we will have the Amara, Simply Sixteen, Pro-Stitcher 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. 18 - Sep. 20 Silver Threads Quilt Show
Creede, CO (Colorado), United States
Hosted By: Lady Bugz Quilt & Co
Location: Creede Community Center
Phone: (970) 249-1600
Address: , Creede, CO (Colorado), United States
Description: Silver Threads Biennial Quilt Show
Sep. 18 - Sep. 19 Longarm Education Event
Pinckney, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: S&B Quilting Studio
Location: S&B Quilting Studio
Phone: (734) 648-0188
Address: , Pinckney, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Classes: Design your quilting for your wholecloth Curvy Rulers ahead I can quilt ANYTHING on my Longarm Tricks and Tips for Modern Quilting Styles
Sep. 18 - Sep. 19 Knowledge is Power-Handi Quilter Event #7
Friona, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Malouf's Fabrics
Location: Malouf's Fabrics
Phone: (806) 250-3575
Address: , Friona, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Turning Flimsies into Quilts Design Your Quilting for the Whole Quilt Prostitcher Prostitcher Advanced
Sep. 24 - Sep. 26 Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival
Pleasanton, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center
Location: Pleasanton California
Phone:
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.
Sep. 25 - Sep. 26 Gitche Gumee Fiber Artist Show & Sale
Bayfield, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Elements LLC
Location: Bethesda Lutheran Church
Phone:
Address: , Bayfield, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Visit the Quilt Elements booth at the GGFA show & sale to see, learn about and test drive Handi Quilter machines!
Sep. 25 - Sep. 26 QUILT WITH ATTITUDE
Gaithersburg, MD (Maryland), United States
Hosted By: Capital Quilts
Location: Capital Quilts
Phone: (301) 527-0598
Address: , Gaithersburg, MD (Maryland), United States
Description: Learn to quilt with confidence! Start off taking the mystery out of quilting by learning the basics on Friday morning: learn about the HQ machine, the frame, how to load a quilt, and more. In our afternoon class, learn how to plan a design for your whole quilt. Explore fillers and modern designs. Learn how to make borders fit without measuring. Saturday morning's topic is rulers: safety in using them, how to mark for them, what sorts of designs to make with them. Try the VersaTool! After lunch, stretch your quilting imagination and skills with Improvisational Quilting. Use straight lines to create drama. Take motifs from the fabric and create designs using the motif. There is no "wrong" way to do improv, so you are guaranteed success!