Do you struggle with FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)?  This is an actual word that was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013. It means a feeling of anxiety or insecurity over the possibility of missing out on something, as an event or an opportunity. Well, suffer no more because I have some tips that will help you overcome FOMO (at least when it comes to your quilting life).

I am going to share some of the ways you can be “In the Know” about all things Handi Quilter and never miss out again!

1. Register for the newsletter

It’s easy! Go to our webpage Click on the purple tab at the top right that says “Register”. Fill out the information requested and choose your preferences.  Once you do that, you will receive the weekly newsletter in your inbox every Monday. It is packed with information about upcoming events and sales. You’ll see the Minute Motif or Handi Tip for the week, learn about new displays in the HQ Gallery, be notified about HQ Live presentations, have a list of upcoming education events, and more.

2. Subscribe to our YouTube channel

This one is easy too! Go to YouTube. Type Handi Quilter in the search box and once on our channel click on the “Subscribe” button. You will be notified anytime we post a new video. Be sure to watch some videos while you are there. There are hundreds to choose from with a wide range of topics. It’s a great way to learn more about longarm quilting, from the basics, to fun and interesting new techniques.

3. “LIKE” our Facebook page or Follow Handi Quilter on Instagram

If you are on Facebook, be sure to “LIKE” the Handi Quilter page. You’ll be up-to-date with all the news from Handi Quilter and see some fabulous quilting and quilts as well.  You can also join the Handi Quilter group page where you can be a part of the community that shares what they are working on, asks and answers quilting related questions and enjoys learning from each other.

Follow @HandiQuilter on Instagram too!

4. Explore our website.

The website is full of information. Do you want to: Find your closest retailer? Learn about Ruler of the Month Club? See a comprehensive list of upcoming Education events being held all across the US? Get to know Handi Quilter Educators and Ambassadors? Down load quilt patterns and quilting designs? Take part in our discussion forum? Find out about Handi Quilter retreats and Handi Quilter Academy?All that and lots more can be found on our website.

Follow  these steps and you’ll never miss out on anything ever again!  FOMO, Fear of Missing Out cured!

Let me know what your favorite source of HQ info is.


by Mary Beth Krapil