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Spring Into Quilting with Handi-Quilter Hands on Event

THREE days, SIX Amara's, fully equipped machines with HQ National Educator Leigh Zifp.   

If you have EVER wondered if you could quilt your own quilts, this retreat is for you!  

Day One:
Basics of Longarm Quilting ~ This class removes the mystery of longarm quilting by explain machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and vital facts about thread, needles and tension.  Handi quilter longarm machine and frame systems come in various sizes for every budget and are user-friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters - JUST LIKE YOU!

Day Two
AM: Free Motion Quilting Foundations ~ It's easier than you think!  Learn to Create Flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area.  Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free-motion quilting, and how you can create stunning designs.

PM: Rule Your Quilts ~ If you love precision and consistency in your quilting designs, you will love using rulers and templates!!!  These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching the out precisely. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely with the ruler base and Sure Foot, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings.  The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights.

Day Three:
Exploring Pro-Stitcher Hands On
~ 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 users, wanna bee's - START HERE!

Lunch is provided for the participants, snacks, chocolate, drinks, and the best part is the fun you will have exploring all the opportunities you have to express your creativity!

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: There is something for ALL skill levels!
Instructor: Leigh Zifp
Includes Lunch, Handi Quilter Bag, with thank you gifts.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.