HQ Evening Virtual Event

Tuesday, April 13th at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Class 5-A – Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher (Part 1 may be offered as a standalone three-hour class. For a full day of Pro-Stitcher instruction, add Part 2. Part 1 is a pre-requisite for Part 2.)

Part 1 Class Description: 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 owners – start here! ______________________________________________________________________________

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 TMPart 2 – Let’s Quilt – Offered only with Part 1.(This class moves beginners from overview to quilting applications).This class of quilting applications is an extension of Part 1 and addresses specific functions and basic techniques a quilter will use on a regular basis to finish quilts with the Pro-Stitcher. Tips and shortcuts for using features of the program are included.

    Part 2 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