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Handi Quilter Long Arm Basics
- Feb 25, 2021 04:00 pm

Zoom Event: Are you interested in learning more about longarm quilting? This great class is a show and tell of all the best features of the Handi Quilter machine lineup. The basics will be covered, including machine and frame maintenance, loading a quilt, setting your tension, and picking the perfect thread to stitch out the perfect design. Questions about everything quilting related ? from pantographs to stencils ? will all be answered in this great back to basics class. 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

Cost: $ 20.00
The Wonder of Curved Piecing
- Feb 25, 2021 07:00 pm

If you are "Wondering" about Curved Piecing, this is the Class for You! Join Lynn for this Techniques Class and you will be thrilled with your new curved piecing skills. Lynn will teach you the No Stress, No Pins curved piecing methods developed Jenny & Helen of Sew Kind of Wonderful and their Wonder Curve Ruler. This is a great opportunity to use up some of your ?Stash Fabrics? while trying a new technique or brushing up your curved piecing skills. The class will include step-by-step instructions to create the individual curved units, assembly techniques and tips and tricks for you to complete the Wonder Flutter Runner project that is included with the ruler instructions.

Cost: $ 30.00
Kimberbell Club March
- Mar 01, 2021 04:00 pm

Gift Pockets: Get Well Soon and Thinking of You Our Gift Pockets are the perfect way to make someone?s day! Stitch the Get Well Soon design with flexible foam and a sparkly bandage made of Silver Pink Polka Dot Applique Glitter. Then tuck soup packets, tissues, and/or other gifts inside the pocket, attach a small or medium Sweet Tube with decorative ribbon, and give to a friend who is under the weather! The Thinking of You design features embroidered hearts inside an applique thought bubble. Fill with goodies and gifts for anyone needing a bit of cheer!

Cost: $ 25.00
Zoom Event: Ready to tackle free-motion quilting? It?s as easy as starting with a few simple shapes! By beginning with drawing, you can develop an inventory of free motion designs that you can stitch out continuously. Fun fills, creative borders and easy blocks will all be demonstrated. Quilting out beautiful designs using free motion techniques will take your skills to the next level.

Cost: $ 30.00
Zoom Event: Interested in seeing what you can do with the new Ruler of the Month Club recent releases? This class explores all the great design combinations you can create with this set of 6 rulers. Everything from creating a classic block design to accomplishing a fabulous edge to edge design can be done with these versatile rulers.

Cost: $ 30.00
Zoom Event: Intro to Pro-Stitcher Part 1

Cost: $ 30.00
Zoom Event: Intro To Pro-Stitcher Part 2

Cost: $ 30.00
Zoom Event: 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 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!

Cost: $ 30.00
Zoom Event:Love piecing modern quilts but afraid to quilt the straight lines? We?ll explore everything from matchstick quilting to great all over designs using the humble straight lines. Rulers and channel locks give you precise straight lines every time, even when quilting designs that look complex like crosshatching. We?ll demystify the techniques of quilting on the straight and narrow!

Cost: $ 30.00
New machine owner's class for the following models: Janome: Magnolia, QDC, DC, Horizon and HD machines. Elna: Jeans, Explore, Excellence, Experience

Cost: $ 25.00
New machine owner's class for the following models: Pfaff Ambition, Passport and Expression machines Husqvarna Viking Emerald, Opal and Sapphire machines

Cost: $ 25.00
Class Description: Ready to spice up your feathers? Feathers make a great foundation for any quilting design. Adding swirling curls, meandering vines and filled spines add pizazz to this basic foundation. We?ll learn to customize your feathers to your project and make them fit in everything from geometric designs to wrapping around corners.

Cost: $ 20.00
Class Description: Are you excited to expand your design portfolio but don?t know where to start? Beginning with meandering and moving on to other classic fills, we?ll spend time drawing and quilting these great textures in this class. Learning how to make all these fills continuously stitched gives you a usable selection of go-to designs for all your projects. Using large and small grids, learn how to scale your designs to give your quilts the perfect design every time

Cost: $ 20.00
Class Description: Every wanted to try custom quilting? Learn how to put together a whole quilt design ? including borders, backgrounds and blocks ? using some simple tips and tricks. By picking an overall theme for your designs, we?ll adapt the designs to fit in your quilting style. Everything from basic designs to modern updates on classics will be featured in this class for all skill levels.

Cost: $ 20.00
Class Description: You?ve got your longarm?now what? Come check out all the great accessories, tools and feet that are available to help you finish spectacular quilts. You?ll get a chance to try out all these great tools which will help you finish more projects in less time. Come and find your new favorite accessory!

Cost: $ 20.00
Class Description: Pro-Stitcher Designer? has many great features that allow you to easily the Repeat on Path tool. Designs using true type fonts will add the final custom element to any quilting project and create custom designs. 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.

Cost: $ 20.00
Handi Quilter Event: Fear No Feather
- Sep 09, 2021 10:00 am

Class Description: Love feathers but are afraid to try them? You will conquer your feather fears in this class. We?ll start with easy ways to quilt beautiful feathers. Building off a basic spine, you?ll learn how to draw different types of feather plumes, their stitch paths, and how to make them fit into lots of different spaces. We?ll explore putting the perfect feather into a border and even quilting around the corner. Soon you?ll be quilting feathers on all your quilts!

Cost: $ 20.00
Class Description: Ready to add a little curve to your quilts? Curved rulers are the answer! Using the markings on the curved rulers, we?ll line up perfect rows of circles, stitch meandering waves, and create perfect curved crosshatching. We?ll play with the full line of curved rulers, stitching up swags, clam shells, ovals, arcs and circles galore.

Cost: $ 20.00
Part 1 Class 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.

Cost: $ 20.00
Class 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.

Cost: $ 20.00
Class Description: It?s not a quilt till it?s quilted, right? We?ll start with a simple design, then learn how to pull different elements from that design to build a cohesive plan for your quilting. We?ll add echoing, exciting backgrounds, and complementary designs to create a masterpiece. Starting with sketching out your ideas, we?ll move on to marking tools to get all your great ideas on your quilt, and then looking at how thread can really make designs pop.

Cost: $ 20.00
Class 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

Cost: $ 20.00
Schmetz Needle Lecture
- Sep 22, 2021 01:45 pm

Title: SCHMETZ: What Needle Do I Use? Confused about what needle to use? What do those numbers mean on the needle package? What needle should be used for piecing & quilting? Successful sewing is often about paying attention to the little things ? like the needle in your sewing machine. Get the low-down about how this little piece of steel can solve some very BIG problems, including broken threads, skipped stitches and puckered fabrics. Your sewing machine is an investment and protection begins by using the very best needle. Students receive a complimentary copy or a link to the ever popular SCHMETZ ABC Pocket Guide. Sew SCHMETZ!

Cost: $ 5.00
Class Description: Have you even wanted to break away from your quilting cotton and really see what your longarm can do? You can piece, quilt on unique fabric, bind your quilts and lots of other great time saving techniques on your longarm. Find out what your longarm can really do and get ready to get more projects done.

Cost: $ 20.00
Class Description: Ready to move on to some more advanced Pro-Stitcher Designer techniques? In this class, we?ll learn how 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.

Cost: $ 20.00
Class Description: Do you love rulers? But are you still looking for new ways to use them? In this class, we?ll focus on building an inventory of design ideas using the HQ VersaTool and other HQ rulers. Point to point quilting using markings already on your quilt ? like seams or corners ? is a cinch with rulers. We?ll start with ruler basics, then move on to creating beautiful designs for your entire quilt

Cost: $ 20.00

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