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Sewing / Quilting Classes

Join Carol and begin making clothes for those popular 18" dolls

Use our classroom to catch up on projects you did not finish in class, or start a new project. We will help you pick out a project - just ask! The use of the classroom is free, we only ask that you are working on projects purchased from Bernina Store & Sew Much More

Cost: $ FREE

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HQ 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 to master and fun to do. Whether you’re considering a quilting business or simply want to finish your own quilts, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with an HQ Pro-Stitcher. Topics include: • Overview of menu and basic functions • Working with built-in designs; importing, saving and customizing designs • Resizing and repeating a design to fit a specific area • Handling thread breaks • Creating, cropping and nesting edge-to-edge designs

Cost: $ 20.00
4a. Longarm Boot Camp Basics Does longarm quilting interest you, and you’d like to learn more about it? Or do you just need a review of longarm quilting basics? This class takes the mystery out of longarm quilting by acquainting you with the basic terms, machine features, how to load a quilt, and what you easy to use, come in various sizes for every budget, and are designed by a quilter, for quilters – just like you! Topics include: • Definition of longarm quilting terms • Basic machine features • Loading quilts • Bobbins • Tension, needles and thread 4b. Fancy Footwork The ruler hopping foot will always be the workhorse of machine quilting, but Handi Quilter has created new quick-change machine feet to take your quilting to the next level. Add surface embellishments easily with the Couching Foot, and use the Echo Feet to create impressive echo quilting in a variety of widths and designs. The Glide Foot enables quilting around surface embellishments and dimensional appliqué with ease. Come discover the fun you’ll have with the new Handi Feet! Topics include: • Couching with a variety of threads and yarns • Echo quilting in a variety of widths • Quilting around surface embellishments • Using the Echo Feet with rulers and templates • Creating grids and crosshatching

Cost: $ 20.00
This class is an extension of the basic Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher. Focused on additional functions of the HQ Pro-Stitcher that go beyond the basics, this class also focuses on problem-solving typical situations you may encounter. Tips and shortcuts for using the many features and functions of the HQ Pro-Stitcher program will be included. Topics include: • Placing borders, corners and triangles • Skew 1 and Skew 2 • Chunking • Wrapping and off-setting edge-to-edge designs • Simulation

Cost: $ 20.00
A longarm isn’t just for quilting tops! Come see how techniques usually done with a sewing machine can be accomplished with a longarm machine. You’ll leave with brilliant shortcuts and ideas for quick and easy projects, and a whole new perspective on what’s possible with a longarm! Topics include: • “Slap-li-que” • Couching and embellishment • Creating chenille • Strip piecing quilting as you go • Applying binding with the longarm

Cost: $ 20.00