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Discover industry secrets! Why puckering embroidery happens, and how to prevent it! Perfect hooping results every time! Choose the correct design for how it will effect your fabric choice! Needle choices made easy! Have fun in your sewing room, while creating the perfect projects! Learn uses and techniques for Floriani Total Control Software! Learn the secrets and methods behind Floriani's Stabilizing Solutions! REGARDLESS OF WHAT KIND OF MACHINE YOU OWN the Tips, Tricks and Techniques you learn at this event will inspire you, reinvigorate your interest and enhance your enjoyment of your hobby!

Cost: $ 49.95
Does longarm quilting interest you, and you?d like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a review of longarm basics? This class removes the mystery of longarm quilting by explaining machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and vital facts about thread, needles and tension. Handi Quilter longarm and frame systems come in various sizes for every budget, are user-friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters ? just like you! TOPICS INCLUDE: ? Basic machine and frame elements and features ? Bobbins, tension, needles, and thread ? How to load a quilt onto a frame ? Quilting with Groovy Boards and pantographs ? Rulers, Micro Handles, and basic free motion 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 considering a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with a Pro-Stitcher. New owners ? start here! TOPICS INCLUDE: ? Overview of support resources available on-line ? Overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog ? Fit a design to a block using Skew and Resize, XForm and Align ? Demonstration of the Pro-Stitcher Simulator ? Overview of Art & Stitch 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 HQ Pro-Stitcher. Tips and shortcuts for using features of the program are included. 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 1 vs Skew 2 ? Set up, crop, wrap and advance edge-to-edge designs ? Quilt straight lines the easy way with Move and Channel Locks

Cost: $ 149.00