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Jun 2014

Jun. 20 — Jun. 21
The Enlightened Quilter
Gaithersburg, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Capital Quilts

Location: Capital Quilts

Phone: 301-527-0598

Address: 15926 Luanne Dr, Gaithersburg, MD (Maryland) 20877 United States

Description:

Join us for two full days of classes with Handi Quilter National Educator Diane Henry! We will start by asking the question, "Okay, I've got a quilt top; now what do I do?" and discussing answers to that question, then take a closer look at how to quilt circles and curves, make amazing feathers, and quilt with continuous lines.  These classes are not to be missed!  Call the shop to enroll today.

 

 1. Fun of Finishing    Friday, June 20, 10am-1pm

Your quilt top is done. Now how do you start to quilt it? Learn how to select, resize and apply attractive de­signs; how to make a pantograph; and an overview of dot-to-dot stitching. Techniques taught apply to hand and machine quilters, any skill level and any machine. Overcome the obstacles and start finishing your quilts.

Skills Featured:

• Selecting and resizing quilt designs

• Auditioning designs on quilt

• Applying designs to quilt

• Making your own a pantograph

• Basic elements of dot-to-dot quilting

 

2. Quilting Circles and Curves   Friday, June 20, 2-5pm

Learn the tricks for making half circles and flattened circles, as well as making perfectly curved lines. Create beautiful quilting designs using swags, clam shells, ovals, arcs and half circles. Then discover endless ideas for filling internal and external spaces with additional designs.

Skills Featured:

• Working with rulers and templates

• Using clam rulers and filling in the clams

• Measuring and filling a border to perfectly fit designs

• Straight lines inside curved lines

• Curved crosshatching

 

3. Freehand Continuous Lines    Saturday, June 21, 10am- 1pm

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

 

4. Feathers That Amaze   Saturday, June 21, 2-5pm

Quilted feathers always add style to any quilt, and you can learn to create these beautiful elements in many different styles. Learn how to draw and stitch feathers by several different paths, add fills and adjust feathers to a variety of geometric spaces.                                                                              

 Skills Featured:

• Drawing and tracing feathers

• Creating feather veins using rulers

• Adding echo and fills

• Making feathers fit within a variety of geometric spaces

• Using oval rulers in a rectangle boundary

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Jun. 20 — Jun. 21
Machine Quilting Techniques ~ You Can Finish Your Quilt Tops!
Columbia, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Location: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Phone: (410)381-0695

Address: 9691A Gerwig Lane, Columbia, MD (Maryland) 21046 United States

Description: Join us for two full days of classes with internationally known Handi Quilter educator, Debby Brown! Classes include Fun of Finishing, Feathers That Amaze, Exploding out of the Block, and Modern Quilting Meets Traditional Quilting

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Jun. 20 — Jun. 22
Sue Patten takes on Chicago and the Burbs
Napperville, IL (Illinois), United States

Hosted By: Gentler Times Stitching

Location: Gentler Times Stitching

Phone: 630-305-0102

Address: 476 S Route 59, Napperville, IL (Illinois) 60540 United States

Description: You will not want to miss this chance to take a class from International Sensation Sue Patten. Come join in all the fun and see what the buzz is about! Check out the personal spin Sue puts on the following classes, Fun of Owning a Longarm, Exploding out of the Block, TNT, Feathers that Amaze, Rule your Quilt and Modern Quilting Meets Traditional Quilting!

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Jun. 25 — Jul. 09
Truckload Sale
Bartlett, TN (Tennessee), United States

Hosted By: Klassy Katz Fabric Shop

Location: Klassy Katz Fabric Shop

Phone: 901-213-0099

Address: 6022 Stage Road, Bartlett, TN (Tennessee) 38134 United States

Description: Klassy Katz is having a Handi Quilter Truckload Sale. Free shipping and other specials at this event. Come by and let us how you both the Sweet 16 and Avanti with or without ProStitcher.

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Jun. 26 — Jun. 28
Original Sewing & Quilt Expo - Raleigh
Raleigh, NC (North Carolina), United States

Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted

Location: Raleigh Convention Center

Phone: 8885460665

Address: 500 South Salisbury Street,, Raleigh, NC (North Carolina) 27601 United States

Description: Original Sewing and Quilt Expo- Raleigh. Come try all the Handi Quilter Machines, including the Pro-Stitcher to see what everyone is talking about.

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Jun. 26 — Jun. 29
Vermont Quilt Festival
Essex Junction, VT (Vermont), United States

Hosted By: Thread Connections/Flying Goose Custom Quilting

Location:

Phone: 802-388-9400

Address: Essex Junchion, 11 Pearl St. Essex Junction, VT (Vermont) 05452 United States

Description: Show Hours: Thurday June 26 7:30-9:30p.m. PREVIEW Fir.+ Sat.9a.m-6p.m Sun.9a.m.-3 p.m

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Jun. 26 — Jun. 29
Craft and Quilt Fair
Melbourne VIC, N/A (Other), Australia

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Address: 2 Clarendon Street, Melbourne VIC, N/A (Other) 3006 Australia

Description:

http://www.craftevents.com.au/

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Jun. 26 — Jun. 27
LongArm Quilting Hands On Class @ Quilting Delights
Clackamas, OR (Oregon), United States

Hosted By: Quilting Delights

Location: Quilting Delights

Address: 14863 Oregon Trail Dr., Clackamas, OR (Oregon) 97015 United States

Description: Sign up for Hands On Long Arm Classes as well as Top Notch ProStitcher Training. Go to our website and sign up for classes.

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Jun. 26 — Jun. 28
3 Day Handi Quilter Education Event
Noblesville, IN (Indiana), United States

Hosted By: Always In Stittches

Location: Always In Stitches

Phone: 3177764227

Address: 1808 East Conner, Noblesville, IN (Indiana) 46060 United States

Description: 6 classes being offered: TNT - Thread, Needles, Tension Feathers That Amaze Freehand Continuous Lines Creative Textures and Fills Tricks of the Trade Modern Quilting Meets Traditional Quilting

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Jun. 27 — Jun. 28
Missoula MT Quilt Show
Missoula, MT (Montana), United States

Hosted By: Sew Much Smarter

Location: Big Sky High School

Phone: 406-864-8000

Address: 3100 South Avenue W, Missoula, MT (Montana) 59804 United States

Description: This quilt show is hosted by the Missoula Quilters Guild. Here's your opportunity to try out Handi Quilter long- and mid-arm quilting systems. We'll have special show pricing on new quilting systems as well as super specials on floor models. While at the show you'll also be able to stock up on all the cool Handi Gadgets (rulers, bobbins, needles, etc.) and Superior Threads. We'll also be demonstrating the Quilt Cut 2 Fabric Cutting System.

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Jun. 28 — Jun. 29
Eduation Classes with Debby
Pelham, NH (New Hampshire), United States

Hosted By: Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop

Location: Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop

Phone: 603-635-9705

Address: 70 Bridge St U 6, Pelham, NH (New Hampshire) 03076 United States

Description: 2 full days/ 4 classes with Debby -

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