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Longarm Education - 3 days

February 25-27

February 25 - 9:30AM - Getting Started with your Longarm.
Topics Include:
The basics of machine and frame maintenance
Tensioning bobbins and longarm quilting machines
How to load a quilt onto a frame
Quilting pantographs, Groovy boards, and stencils
Rulers, basic free motion, and Handi Gadgets

February 25 - 1:30PM - Free Motion Quilting. You Can Do It!
Topics Include:
Drawing basic free-motion designs in a continuous line
Scaling fills for backgrounds
Creating your own edge-to-edge designs
How to fill borders evenly
Micro quilting and using different feet

February 26 - 9:30am - Can't Have Enough Rulers!
Topics Include:
Ruler basics: the right foot, ruler base and ruler
Point to point quilting using the markings on the rulers
Using a ruler for a design base on an entire quilt
HQ VersaTool®: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells, and arcs
Quilting around applique or embroidery with rulers

February 26 - 1:30pm - Introduction to Pro-Stitcher
Part 1 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 PS Designer

February 27 - 8:30am - Pro-Stitcher, Let's Quilt
Topics Include:
What’s the difference between Reposition, Nudge, and Drag and Drop
The many ways to describe an Area on your quilt
Using Skew vs Border Skew & Triangle Skew
Set up, crop, wrap and advance edge to edge designs
Quilt straight lines the easy way with Move or Channel Locks

February 27 - 12:30pm - Moving on with Pro-Stitcher * Advanced
Topics Include:
Managing sashing, borders and corners
Skewing into any size or shapeQuilting areas larger than the throat-space of your machine
Cropping, rotating and resizing for customization
Creating your own designs with Record and Mark


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Contact Info
  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
    Saturday: 10am - 3pm
    Sunday: Closed
  • Available by appointment.
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