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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Join us for a Summer of
Handi Quilter Educator Events!
Event #1:
Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th.  Handi Quilter National Educator : Elaine Gilmore.  $35/per class. 


Classes and Times:
Friday, 7/24 1 to 4pm.  16 Tips for Sweet Success:
Do you want to quilt your own tops, but don’t have space for a longarm? Are you quilting now on a sewing machine, but frustrated with the space and uneven stitches? Learn how the features of the HQ Sweet Sixteen® solve these problems, and discover handy tools for finishing quilts – large or small – with ease. Skills Featured: • Basic machine features • Free-motion quilting • Stitch regulation • Using rulers for designs • Pattern application

Friday, 7/24 5 to 8pm Modern Quilting Meets Traditional Quilting
Modern quilting designs enhance quilts in a different way than traditional designs. Learn to draw traditional fills and then change them up with a variety of techniques to create exciting new looks. What’s old is new  again, with a twist. Skills Featured: • Identifying modern designs • Incorporating modern designs in quilts • Ideas for borders and sashing • Using wave rulers for special effects • Tiled edge-to-edge designs

Saturday, 7/25 9am to noon  TNT: Threads, Needles, Tension
Overcome the fear of setting tension or trying new threads. Learn the basic relationship of needles and threads www.HandiQuilter.com 2014 Handi Quilter Class List | 2 www.HandiQuilter.com to each other and to the machine – and open up the world of specialty threads for exciting new applications. Skills Featured: • Basic theory of stitch formation • Relationship of needles to thread to machine • Proper threading and tension • Properties of threads • Specialty threads and how to handle them

Saturday, 7/25 1pm to 4pm.  Introduction to HQ Pro-Stitcher
HQ Pro-Stitcher is an intuitive computer-guided quilting system designed especially for use with Handi Quilter longarm quilting machines. You do not have to be a techie to use the step-by-step functions, designed by quilters just like you. Whether you’re considering a quilting business or simply want to finish your own quilts, come see what elegant and precise quilting is possible with HQ Pro-Stitcher. Skills Featured: • Overview of basic features and menu • Working with built-in designs • Resizing and repeating a design to fit a specific area • Importing, saving and customizing designs • Cropping and nesting edge-to-edge designs

Register now!
All classes are limited to 15 people.  Register Early! There will be Handi Quilter Deals those Days!







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