Handi Quilter Education Event

We’re excited to announce next month’s
Handi Quilter Education Event!

 

Friday, April 17th  &  Saturday, April 18th

 

National & International Handi Quilter Educator

 

Linda Matteotti
Image of Linda Matteotti

 

Here are the four classes being offered:
Freehand Continuous Lines (3-hour class)
Friday,  April 17th 9am – 12pm
 
There’s no stopping. Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines. Learn how to apply designs and fill
areas evenly, whether quilting edge to edge or in specific spaces. Plus, learn how to handle the machine for the best results.
 
Skills Featured:
  • Applying designs and fill space evenly
  • Handling the machine when quilting different designs
  • Dot-to-dot quilting
  • Various methods for connecting design elements
  • Making your own
    pantograph
Creative Textures and Fills (3-hour class)
Friday,  April 17th 1pm – 4pm
 
Once you learn rulers, you won’t want to miss this class. Fills are creative design elements used to quilt the background and empty spaces of a primary quilting or block design. Whether elegant, whimsical, structured, or meandering, there is a style to compliment every space.
 
Skills Featured:
  • Effects produced by variety of fill designs, in relation to primary design
  • Selecting appropriate fills to compliment design
    style
  • Scaling the fill design size appropriately
  • Evenly placing and spacing fills
  • Effectively using HQ Micro Handles
Sixteen Tips for Sweet Success (3-hour class)
Saturday,  April 18th 9am – 12pm
 
Do you want to quilt your own tops, but don’t have space for a longarm? Are you quilting now on a sewingmachine, 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
Introduction to HQ Pro-Stitcher (3-hour class)
Saturday,  April 18th 1pm – 4pm
 
This class is not just for beginners. 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
Class fees: $50 for first class
or 2 for $90
Class sizes are limited!
Please call the shop for more details and to register…
(830) 990-4140