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Handi Quilter Event - Longarm Machine Quilting Basics - 2 Days

Day 1 - Longarm Machine Basics:
Objective: Learn skills that will help you manages your long-arm machine with confidence
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, Adjustable and Micro Handles, and basic free-motion

Day 2 morning session - Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free-Motion Quilting:
Objective: Learn to create free motion designs that can be used to finish any quilt.
Topics include:
• How to develop an inventory of free-motion designs
• Proper scaling and spacing of design elements
• Edge-to-edge free-motion quilting
• Adjusting your quilting path to create your own new designs
• Using Micro Handles and adjustable handlebars for free-motion control

Day 2 afternoon session - Ruler Essentials:
Objective: Learn the safe way to use rulers & templates. See ways that you can incorporate these tools in your quilting
Topics Include:
• Handle rulers safely
• Understand and use ruler markings for precision and accuracy
• Use piecing lines and marking tools to build ruler design confidence
• VersaTool quilting: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells and arcs
• Apply binding with the HQ VersaTool 

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Skill Details:
This 2 day event is geared towards participants that don't currently own a longarm, but are interested in trying them out and learning more about machine quilting.
Instructor Name:
Leslie Main

Handi Quilter Event - Longarm Machine Quilting Basics - 2 Days

$ 159.00
Wed, Jul 6, 2022 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thu, Jul 7, 2022 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
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