Events for Aug. 1, 2017 ‐ Nov. 1, 2017 (126)

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Aug 2017

Aug. 01 — Aug. 05
Handi Quiler Midwest Education Event
Highland, IL (Illinois), United States

Hosted By: The Machine Shop

Location: Highland Masonic Lodge

Phone: 618-654-2233

Address: 721 9th St, Highland, IL (Illinois) 62249 United States

Description: Educational Event presented by Mary Beth Krapil Handi Quilter National Educator Art and Stitch Certified Teacher Certified Superior Threadology Educator

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Aug. 02 — Aug. 05
Handi Quilter End of Summer Camp
Las Cruces, NM (New Mexico), United States

Hosted By: Bernina Sewing and Design

Location: Bernina Sewing & Design

Phone: 575 642-4467

Address: 1601 E Lohman Ave, Las Cruces, NM (New Mexico) 88001 United States

Description: This will be an Educational Hands On event, featuring Handi Quilter Educator Kelly Ashton. She will be covering Long arm basics,creative textures and fills,custom ruler mania and intro to the Pro stitcher. We hope you can join us for one of these GREAT! Classes. Handi Quilter will be bringing the truck full of machines for this event. Contact the store for details. 575-523-2000!!

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Aug. 03 — Aug. 05
Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod
Harwich, MA (Massachusetts), United States

Hosted By: Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop

Location: Cape Cod Regional Technical High School

Phone: 603-635-9705

Address: 351 Pleasant Lake Ave, Rte 124 Harwich, MA (Massachusetts) 02645 United States

Description: Stop by a great quilt show in beautiful Cape Cod and test drive the Simply Sixteen, check out the new notions.

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Aug. 10 — Aug. 12
Handi Quilter Education Event
Billings, MT (Montana), United States

Hosted By: Bernina Sewing & Fabric Center

Location: Bernina Sewing & Fabric Center

Phone: 406-656-4999

Address: 1505 Rehberg Ln, Billings, MT (Montana) 59102 United States

Description: HandiQuilter Educator, Mary Fisher, will be here to teach a variety of topics.

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Aug. 11 — Aug. 12
Lake Norman Quilt Show
Mooresville, NC (North Carolina), United States

Hosted By: JS Quilt Shop

Location: Talber Recreation Center

Phone: 704-871-1939

Address: 210 Talbert Pointe Drive, Mooresville, NC (North Carolina) 28117 United States

Description: Lake Norman Bi Annual Quilt Show

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Aug. 11 — Aug. 12
Quilt Plano 2017
Plano, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Stitched with Love

Location: Plano Center

Phone: 9725405355

Address: 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX (Texas) 75074 United States

Description: Come join us at the annual Plano Quilt Show where we will have everything Handi Quilter including the HQ Stitch machines. Because we are Stitched with Love, come see our booth!

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Aug. 11 — Aug. 12
Plano Quilt Show
Plano, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Stitched with Love

Location: Plano Centre

Phone: 9725405355

Address: 2000 East Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX (Texas) 75074 United States

Description: Come see the most current longarm machines Handi Quilter has to offer including that amazing ProStitcher computer system. Take advantage of some great show pricing and extras.

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Aug. 11 — Aug. 12
Handi Quilter Special Event with Amy VanGurp
Paris, IL (Illinois), United States

Hosted By: Lori's Pins 'n Needles

Location: Lori's Pins 'n Needles

Phone: 2174655541

Address: 1122 North Main Street, Paris, IL (Illinois) 61944 United States

Description: Handi Quilter Education Specialist, Amy VanGurp August 11; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free Motion Quilting Fun August 11; 1:30-4:30 p.m. All About Feathers August 12; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Start Simple, Expand to Amazing August 12; 1:30-4:30 5 Steps to a Perfectly Quilted Quilt

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Aug. 11 — Aug. 12
Quilting With Sue
Princeton, IL (Illinois), United States

Hosted By: Quilters Garden

Location: Quilters Garden

Phone: 815-879-3739

Address: 527 S. Main, Princeton, IL (Illinois) 61356 United States

Description: Two days of quilting with educator, Sue Patten! Friday, August 11, 9-noon Stepping Stones to Quilting Your First Quilt Friday, August 11, 1-4 pm Start Simple, Expand to Amazing Saturday, August 12, 9-noon Ruler Mania Saturday, August 12, 1-4 pm All About Feathers

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Aug. 11 — Aug. 13
Four County Quilt Guild Show
Frederick, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Capital Quilts

Location: Frederick County Fairgrounds

Phone: (301)527-0598

Address: 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD (Maryland) 21705 United States

Description: Four County Quilt Guild holds its bi-annual guild show in the Home Arts Bldg. at the Frederick Co. Fairgrounds. The guild's quilts and other projects are on display and there are lots of vendors. Come to the Capital Quilts booth to see the HQ Simply Sixteen machine in action. Try it yourself! You'll love the smooth flow of this powerful little quilting machine. You too can finish your own quilts, at home, in your pjs, with your favorite music playing, any time of the day or night! Purchasers receive a bonus of four free classes with HQ Educator Diane Henry at our "Quilting is a Stitch" education event September 22 and 23, 2017.

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Aug. 12 — Aug. 13
High Pint Quilt and Vendor Show
High Point,, NC (North Carolina), United States

Hosted By: Memories In Stitches

Location: Hartey Drive Family YMCA

Phone: 910-987-3276

Address: 150 W. Harley Dr., High Point,, NC (North Carolina) 27263 United States

Description: Local Quilt Show and Vendors

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Aug. 16 — Aug. 19
AQS Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, MI (Michigan), United States

Location: DeVos Place Convention Center

Address: 303 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI (Michigan) 49503 United States

Description: Handi Quilter Corporate Show

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Aug. 17 — Aug. 19
Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival
Loveland, CO (Colorado), United States

Hosted By: Quilter's Stash

Location: The Ranch

Phone: 970-686-5657

Address: 5290 Arena Circle, Loveland, CO (Colorado) 80538 United States

Description: Join us for this quilt show and vendor mall.

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Aug. 17 — Aug. 19
World Quilt New England
Manchester, NH (New Hampshire), United States

Hosted By: Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop

Location: Radisson Center of New Hampshire

Phone: 603-635-9705

Address: 700 Elm St, Manchester, NH (New Hampshire) 03103 United States

Description: Over 400 quilts from 10 Countries, vendors, stop by the Booth and test drive one of the Handi Quilter machines.

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Aug. 18 — Aug. 18
Art, Embellishments & Special Techniques on a Longarm with Jane Hauprich
Columbia, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Location: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Phone: (410)381-0695

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

Description: A longarm isn’t just for quilting tops! Come see how techniques usually done with a sewing machine can be accom- plished 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! Friday, August 18th 10:00 - 1:00 http://www.springwaterdesigns.com/module/class.htm?classId=204744 TOPICS INCLUDE: • “Slap-li-que” • Couching and embellishment • Creating chenille • Strip piecing quilting as you go • Applying binding with the longarm Come and play on our Longarms while learning these fun techniques! HQ Avante, HQ Fusion, HQ Infinity, HQ Pro-Stitcher, HQ Simply Sixteen, HQ Stitch, HQ Sweet Sixteen, HQ Rulers/Gadgets,

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Aug. 18 — Aug. 18
Backgrounds, Borders & Blocks...Oh My! With Jane Hauprich
Columbia, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Location: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Phone: (410)381-0695

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

Description: Blocks, backgrounds, sashings and borders – these are the basic components of every pieced quilt top, and there are tricks to quilting them differently while creating a cohesive overall look. Learn how to select and adapt designs to complement each area, and how to accomplish the quilting efficiently and easily. Tried and true fillers and “go to” designs will be featured. Friday, August 18th 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. http://www.springwaterdesigns.com/module/class.htm?classId=204745 TOPICS INCLUDE: • Continuous line designs for sashing and borders • Different ways to quilt the same blocks • Turning a quilt • Using rulers and templates • Extending designs into borders

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Aug. 19 — Aug. 19
A Straight Line to Modern Quilting with Jane Hauprich
Columbia, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Location: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Phone: (410)381-0695

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

Description: The trend of modern quilts, with large areas of “negative space”, has created new interest in straight line quilting and crosshatching. Both are impressive to behold, but neither is difficult to achieve when you know the tools and tricks. Come learn the methods involved and how to create amazing geometric designs by quilting simple lines. Saturday, August 19 10:00 - 1:00 http://www.springwaterdesigns.com/module/class.htm?classId=204741 TOPICS INCLUDE: • Straight line ruler work • All about channel locks • Crosshatching and curved crosshatching • How to use lines effectively in borders • Using circles and creating geometric quilting designs

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Aug. 19 — Aug. 19
Start Simple, Expand to Amazing ~ Quilting Techniques with Jane Hauprich
Columbia, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Location: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Phone: (410)381-0695

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

Description: Begin with a basic design from a stencil, a ruler or template, an applique, a design in a piece of fabric, or even a shape you draw yourself – then transform and expand that design from basic to spectacular. Add extended and secondary designs, repeats, fills and special effects. Learn marking techniques and tools for applying designs to quilt tops. Saturday, August 19th 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. http://www.springwaterdesigns.com/module/class.htm?classId=204743 TOPICS INCLUDE: • Using stencils and templates to begin a design • Expanding block designs into sashing and borders • Repeating designs for special effects • Fillers and embellishments to enhance a design • Making your own stencils

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Aug. 24 — Aug. 03
North Texas Quilt Festival
Arlington, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Westfork Retreat

Location: Arlington Convention Center

Phone: 817-688-3254

Address: 1200 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX (Texas) 76011 United States

Description: North Texas Quilt Festival This amazing new event includes 6 local quilt guilds and the Sewing and Quilting group. Arlington Convention Center is the location and August 24 - 26 2017 are the dates. Put it on your calendar.

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Aug. 24 — Aug. 26
OSQE Arlington Show
Arlington, TX (Texas), United States

Location: Arlington Convention Center

Address: 1200 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX (Texas) 76011 United States

Description: Handi Quilter Corporate Show

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Aug. 24 — Aug. 26
3-Day Handi Quilter Education Event
Destin, FL (Florida), United States

Hosted By: Coastal Stitches

Location: Commerce Row Business Center

Phone: 850 376 9405

Address: 225 Main St, Suite 13 Destin, FL (Florida) 32541 United States

Description: With Handi Quilter's National Educator Mary Beth Krapil Thursday, August 24th 3 Hour Morning Class Stepping Stones to Quilting Your First Quilt 3 Hour Afternoon Class - Longarm Quilting Boot Camp Basics Friday, August 25th 3 Hour Morning Class - Ruler Mania 3 Hour Afternoon Class - Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher Saturday, August 26th 3 Hour Morning Class - You Can Do That on a Handi Quilter?! 3 Hour Afternoon Class - 5 Steps to a Perfectly Quilted Quilt

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Aug. 24 — Aug. 27
Diane Henry Returns !!!
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: Join us for some great classes- From Intro to the Prostitcher to Ruler Mania, check our website for more detailed information.

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Aug. 25 — Aug. 26
“Blossoms and Butterflies” Sponsored by Piedmont Quilters Guild
Greensboro, NC (North Carolina), United States

Hosted By: Whatever's Quilted

Location: Girl Scout Center

Phone: 888-546-0665

Address: 8818 West Market St., Greensboro, NC (North Carolina) 27235 United States

Description: Come and try the HQ line of machines. I will have the Avante, the Infinity, the Sweet 16, the Pro-Stitcher, as well as the HQ 210, 510, and 710 stitch machines. Come and test drive your next machine!

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Aug. 25 — Aug. 26
H/Q National Educator Summer Event
Maquoketa, IA (Iowa), United States

Hosted By: Hermes Auto & Upholstery, Inc

Location: Hermes Auto & Upholstery, Inc

Phone: 563-652-2279

Address: 1325 E PLATT ST, Maquoketa, IA (Iowa) 52060 United States

Description: Classes include: Free Motion Quilting Fun Ruler Mania 5 Steps to a Perfect Quilt Prostitcher

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Aug. 25 — Aug. 26
H/Q National Educator Summer Event
Maquoketa, IA (Iowa), United States

Hosted By: Hermes Auto & Upholstery, Inc

Location: Hermes Auto & Upholstery, Inc

Phone: 563-652-2279

Address: 1325 E PLATT ST, Maquoketa, IA (Iowa) 52060 United States

Description: Classes include: Free Motion Quilting Fun Ruler Mania 5 Steps to a Perfect Quilt Prostitcher

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Aug. 26 — Aug. 27
Gems of the Prairie
Peoria, IL (Illinois), United States

Hosted By: The Fabric Patch

Location: Peoria Civic Center

Phone: 2175611157

Address: 201 SW Jefferson, Peoria, IL (Illinois) 61602 United States

Description: There will be Handi Quilter machines to test drive.

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Aug. 30 — Sep. 04
Walworth County Fair
Elkhorn, WI (Wisconsin), United States

Hosted By: The Quilting Connection, LLC

Location: Walworth County Fair Grounds

Phone: (262) 723-6775

Address: 411 E Court St, Elkhorn, WI (Wisconsin) 53121 United States

Description: We are excited to be at the Walworth County Fair for the 17th year! This fair has a wonderful quilt display from all types of quilters! We will have the Handi Quilter Avante, Simply Sixteen on the Little Foot frame, and the Sweet Sixteen for you to try! For more information visit the Fair's website http://www.walworthcountyfair.com/p/walworth_county_fair Or Contact us! Phone: 262-723-6775 Email: QuiltingConnectionWi@yahoo.com

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Sep 2017

Sep. 07 — Sep. 09
Madison Quilt Expo
Madison, WI (Wisconsin), United States

Hosted By: The Quilting Connection, LLC

Location: Alliant Energy Center

Phone: (262) 723-6775

Address: 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI (Wisconsin) 53713 United States

Description: We are so excited to be vending at the Madison Quilt Expo for the 15th year in a row! We will have the entire line of Handi Quilter machines for you to try and ask any questions. We will have the Handi Quilter Fusion, Avante, Pro-Stitcher, Simply Sixteen on the Little Foot Frame, Sweet Sixteen, and HQ Stitch machines. The show is open Thursday and Friday from 9am-6pm and Saturday from 9am-5pm. Please visit the show website for more information http://wiquiltexpo.com/ Or contact us! Phone: 262-723-6775 Email: QuiltingConnectionWi@yahoo.com

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Sep. 07 — Sep. 09
Quilt Connect USA
College Park, GA (Georgia), United States

Hosted By: A Scarlet Thread

Location: Georgia International Conference Center

Phone: 6785832296

Address: 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park, GA (Georgia) 30337 United States

Description: First Annual Quilt Show

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Sep. 07 — Sep. 09
HQ Quilting Techniques Series
Noblesville, IN (Indiana), United States

Hosted By: Always In Stitches

Location: Always In Stitches

Phone: 3177764227

Address: 1808 E. Conner St., Noblesville, IN (Indiana) 46060 United States

Description: Vicki Kerkvliet will teach six classes: Stepping Stones to Quilting Your First Quilt; Free Motion Quilting Fun; All About Feathers; Creative Textures and Fills; Custom Waves, Curves and Circles; 5 Steps to Perfectly Quilting Quilts

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Sep. 08 — Sep. 09
HandiQuilter Educator Classes
Marquette, MI (Michigan), United States

Hosted By: Alley Kat's Quilt Shop & Sewing Center

Location: Alley Kat's Quilt Shop & Sewing Center

Phone: (906)315-0050

Address: 623 W.Washington St., Marquette, MI (Michigan) 49855 United States

Description: 4 half day classes being offered by Gina Siembieda, HandiQuilter educator. You won't want to miss this! Friday 9-12. Custom waves, curves & Circles. Friday 1-4. All about Feathers. Saturday 9-12. Creative Textures & Fills. Saturday 1-4. Moving on with the HQ ProStitcher. Door prizes, specials, & more! Call (906)315-0050 to register.

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Sep. 09 — Sep. 10
HQ Machine Quilting Mini Camp
Dallas, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Urban Spools Sewing Lounge

Location: Urban Spools Sewing Lounge

Phone: 214-324-5755

Address: 1152 N Buckner Blvd, Ste 121 Dallas, TX (Texas) 75218 United States

Description: Join HQ Educator Susan Manry at Urban Spools for a two-day machine quilting mini camp! This event is perfect for those that already own a machine and want to learn more about it's capabilities and for those thinking about owning a Handi Quilter Longarm. Three great classes over two fun-filled days.

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Sep. 09 — Sep. 09
Handi-Quilter Open House
Hill City, SD (South Dakota), United States

Hosted By: JoAnn Hoffman

Location: Hoffman Bunkhouse/Studio

Phone: 6055744885

Address: 24212 Hwy 385, Hill City, SD (South Dakota) 57745 United States

Description: Handi-Quilter Open House at the Hoffman Bunkhouse and Studio. Saturday, Sept. 9, 10am-3pm Same time as Hill City Quilt Show Stop by and try out the Avante/Pro-Stitcher, Simply 16 with Little Foot frame and Sweet 16. Quilts on display and a free quilt pattern for trying out a machine. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Park in driveway or pull into yard.Lot's of Handi-Gadget will be demonstrated.

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Sep. 09 — Sep. 10
Conejo Valley Quilters Presents Vintage to Vanguard
Camarillo, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: Kingdom Sewing Center

Location: California State University Channel Islands

Phone: 818-993-8933

Address: 1 University Dr, Camarillo, CA 93012, Camarillo, CA (California) 93012 United States

Description: Conejo Valley Quilters Presents "Vintage to Vanguard," Join us for two days of fun! -200+ quilts -Quilt appraiser -Vendor mall -Food trucks -Scavenger hunt for children -Dozens of quilts for sale -Silent auction -Opportunity quilt -Boutique -Technique demonstrations -and so much more... Come test out HandiQuilter long arms! Visit Kingdom's booth for show pricing on HandiQuilter products! For more info Contact Kingdom Sewing Center at (805) 579-1571, or visit the website at www.conejovalleyquilters.com

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Sep. 09 — Sep. 09
Free Motion Quilting
Mountain Home, AR (Arkansas), United States

Hosted By: Remember Me Quilt Shop

Location: Remember Me Quilt Shop

Phone: 870-425-7670

Address: 307 S. Main St.,, Suite 5 Mountain Home, AR (Arkansas) 72653 United States

Description: Come learn the 'ins and outs' of free motion quilting on your sit-down machine.

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Sep. 12 — Sep. 13
HANDI QUILTER EDUCATION EVENT
SANFORD, ME (Maine), United States

Hosted By: SANFORD SEWING MACHINES

Location: SANFORD SEWING MACHINES

Phone: 207-324-8375

Address: 1923 MAIN ST, SANFORD, ME (Maine) 04073 United States

Description: Join Hand Quilter Educator, Deb Brown for two days of education. Lots of techniques will be shared, FREE MOTION QUILTING FUN, ALL ABOUT FEATHERS, CUSTOM WAVES, CURVES AND CIRCLES and MOVING ON WITH THE HQ PRO-STITCHER. Visit our web site for more information.

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Sep. 13 — Sep. 16
AQS Paducah Fall
Paducah, KY (Kentucky), United States

Location: Paducah Expo Center

Address: 415 Park Ave., Paducah, KY (Kentucky) 42001 United States

Description: Handi Quilter Corporate Show

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Sep. 14 — Sep. 14
STEPPING STONES TO QUILTING YOUR FIRST QUILT WITH GINA SIEMBIEDA
St George, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Location: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 435-628-4069

Address: 779 S Bluff Street, St George, UT (Utah) 84770 United States

Description: This class is for everyone – whether you’ve never quilted and want to learn, or if you already quilt. This overview covers the step-by-step process, from selecting a quilting design to the first quilting stitches. You will learn how to resize and apply designs, choose batting and backings, baste quilt tops, and all about threads, needles and tension. You will be on your way to finishing your quilts! Thursday, Sept. 14th 1:30 pm to 4:40 pm. The topics will include selecting, resizing, auditioning and applying quilt designs, preparing the quilt top and backing, batting selection and basting, threads, needles and tension, stitch in the ditch and meander quilting.

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Sep. 14 — Sep. 14
LONGARM BOOT CAMP BASICS with GINA SIEMBIEDA
St George, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Location: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 435-628-4069

Address: 779 S Bluff Street, St George, UT (Utah) 84770 United States

Description: Does longarm quilting interest you, and you’d like to learn more about it? Or do you just need a review of longarm 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 need to know about thread, needles and tension. Handi Quilter longarm systems are user-friendly, come in various sizes for every budget, and are designed by a quilter, for quilters – just like you! Thursday, Sept 14th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Topics include definition of longarm quilting terms, basic machine features, bobbins, tension, needles and thread, loading quilts, groovy boards and pantographs.

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Sep. 14 — Sep. 17
Debby Brown 3 day event
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: Join Debby for some free motion fun, ruler work, boot camp. check out our website for more class information.

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Sep. 14 — Sep. 17
Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza
Oaks, PA (Pennsylvania), United States

Hosted By: Pocono Sew & Vac

Location: Oaks

Phone: 570-421-4580

Address: Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave Oaks, PA (Pennsylvania) 19456 United States

Description: You are invited to celebrate the world of quilting as the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza returns to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA, September 14-17, 2017. This popular event is the largest and most comprehensive quilt festival in a state that is known for its rich history of quilting.

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Sep. 15 — Sep. 16
Bernina Store Fall 2017 Educator Event
Boardman, OH (Ohio), United States

Hosted By: Bernina Store & Sew Much More

Location: Bernina Store and Sew Much More

Phone: 330-726-9396

Address: 7081 West Boulevard, Boardman, OH (Ohio) 44512 United States

Description: 2 Day Event with Four Featured Classes Friday Classes 1. Custom Waves, Curves and Circles 10am-1pm 2. A Straight Line Path to Modern Quilting 2pm-5pm Saturday Classes 3. Ruler Mania 10am-1pm 4. Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher 2pm-5pm HQ Educator: Gail Berry-Graham Space is Limited, Register Today by Calling: (330) 726-9396

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Sep. 15 — Sep. 15
FREE MOTION QUILTING FUN with GINA SIEMBIEDA
St George, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Location: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 435-628-4069

Address: 779 S Bluff Street, St George, UT (Utah) 84770 United States

Description: Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting – and it’s easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free motion quilting, and how you can create stunning designs without being a natural artist. Friday, Sept 15th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Topics include classic free motion designs, scaling and spacing of free motion elements, dot-to-dot quilting, nesting edge to edge designs, using micro-handles for free motion control.

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Sep. 15 — Sep. 15
RULER MANIA with GINA SIEMBIEDA
St George, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Location: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 435-628-4069

Address: 779 S Bluff Street, St George, UT (Utah) 84770 United States

Description: If you love precision and consistency in your quilting designs, you will love using design rulers and templates! These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching them out precisely. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely with the ruler base, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights. Friday, Sept 15th, 1:30 pm to 4:40 pm. Topics include handling rulers safely, accomplishing precision and accuracy, straight line quilting and stitch in the ditch, right angles and cross hatching, overview of all shapes of Handi Quilter rulers.

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Sep. 15 — Sep. 16
Linda Gosselin at WV Quilt
Beckley, WV (West Virginia), United States

Hosted By: WV Quilt

Location: Moved to Beckley WV Tamarack!

Phone: 304-302-5400

Address: #1 Tamarack Place, Beckley, WV (West Virginia) 25801 United States

Description: WE have changed the location!!! Our Town will be closed this weekend. We have moved this now to BECKLEY, WV at the TAMARACK Conference Center. Come join us Friday, September 15 for our 3 Hour Morning Class Longarm Quilting Boot Camp Basics then on to a 3 Hour Afternoon Class Ruler Mania. On Saturday, September 16, 3 Hour Morning Class Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher – part 1, 3 Hour Afternoon Class Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher – part 2. If you were ever thinking of adding a ProStitcher, this is the perfect opportunity with our special pricing during this event. We offer FREE Education for life when you buy from WV Quilt. For our buyers these events are complimentary. All others this weekend of education is $125.

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Sep. 15 — Sep. 16
Handi Quilter Education with Diane Henry
Islip, NY (New York), United States

Hosted By: Sew What's New and Yarn Too!

Location: Sew Whats New and Yarn Too

Phone: 6312774215

Address: 400 Main St, Islip, NY (New York) 11751 United States

Description: Diane Henry will be teaching four classes over the course of two days. Free Motion Quilting, Custom Waves, Circles and Curves, All About Feathers, You CAN DO THAT on a Handi Quilter.

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Sep. 15 — Sep. 16
Handi Quilter Certified Teacher Classes
Dublin, OH (Ohio), United States

Hosted By: Red Rooster Quilts

Location: Red Rooster Quilts

Phone: 6147349007

Address: 48 Corbins Mill Dr., Dublin, OH (Ohio) 43017 United States

Description: Offering 4 classes: 9/15 9-12 Boot Camp Basics 9/15 1:30-4:30 Intro to Pro Stitcher 9/16 9-12 5 Steps to a Perfectly Quilted Quilt 9/16 1:30-4:30 Ruler Mania You can sign up on our web site or give us a call to sign up at 614-734-9007.

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Sep. 15 — Sep. 15
Going to Pieces Customer Appreciation
Appleton, WI (Wisconsin), United States

Hosted By: The Quilting Connection, LLC

Location: Going to Pieces Quilt Co.

Phone: (262) 723-6775

Address: 1017 W. Northland Ave, Appleton, WI (Wisconsin) 54914 United States

Description: Summer Spectacular Event from 9am - 2pm. Sue will have the Simply Sixteen setup to demo. Stop by and see her there! The quilt shop will have great summer sales and specials all day. The Fox Valley Tech chefs will be serving a barbecue from 11 to 1. Kathy Keene from WHBY radio will be broadcasting from 11-noon. We hope to see you there!

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Sep. 15 — Sep. 16
HQ ProStitcher Education and More with Megan Best
Rochester, WA (Washington), United States

Hosted By: Self

Location: Cathy's Classy Quilts

Phone: 360-339-2120

Address: 6835 183rd Avenue SW, Rochester, WA (Washington) 98579 United States

Description: HQ ProStitcher Education all day on Friday and on Saturday Megan will be teaching A Straight Line Method to Modern Quilting and You Can Do THAT on a Longarm! Call 360-339-2120 or email at cathy98579@gmail.com to make your reservation!

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Sep. 16 — Sep. 17
Bennington Quiltfest
Bennington, VT (Vermont), United States

Hosted By: Adirondack Quilts, LLC

Location: Mount Anthony Middle School

Phone: (518)615-0134

Address: East Rd., Bennington, VT (Vermont) 05201 United States

Description: 24th annual event held by Quiet Valley Quilters.

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Sep. 16 — Sep. 16
BACKGROUNDS, BORDERS AND BLOCK with GINA SIEMBIEDA
St George, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Location: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 435-628-4069

Address: 779 S Bluff Street, St George, UT (Utah) 84770 United States

Description: Blocks, backgrounds, sashings and borders – these are the basic components of every pieced quilt top, and there are tricks to quilting them differently while creating a cohesive overall look. Learn how to select and adapt designs to complement each area, and how to accomplish the quilting efficiently and easily. Tried and true fillers and “go to” designs will be featured. Saturday, Sept. 16th 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Topics include continuous line designs for sashing and borders, different ways to quilt the same blocks, turning a quilt, using rulers and templates, extending designs into borders.

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Sep. 16 — Sep. 16
INTRODUCTION TO THE HQ PRO-STITCHER with GINA SIEMBIEDA
St George, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Location: Sewing and Quilting Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 435-628-4069

Address: 779 S Bluff Street, St George, UT (Utah) 84770 United States

Description: 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. Saturday, Sept 16th, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. 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.

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Sep. 16 — Sep. 17
Elk Grove Quilt Show
Elk Grove, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center

Location: SES Portuguese Hall

Phone: 916-714-0904

Address: 10428 E. Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA (California) 95624 United States

Description: Come see our amazing raffle baskets and over 120 beautiful quilts. We will also have many wonderful vendors so be sure to bring your wallet!

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Sep. 16 — Sep. 16
HQ Long-Arm Boot Camp
Houston, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse - Houston

Location: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse - Houston

Phone: 281-469-5377 ex1

Address: 18351 SH 249 Suite A, Houston, TX (Texas) 77070 United States

Description: HQ Long-Arm Boot Camp - Houston Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 11:00am - 1:00pm $35 Per Person Does long-arm quilting interest you, and you'd like to learn more about it? Or do you just need a review of long-arm basics? This class takes the mystery out of long-arm quilting by acquainting you with the basic terms, machine features, how to load a quilt, and what you need to know about thread, needles and tension. Handi Quilter long-arm systems are user-friendly, come in various sizes for every budget, and are designed by a quilter, for quilters - just like you! TOPICS INCLUDE: - Definition of long-arm quilting terms - Basic machine features - Bobbins, tension, needles and thread - Loading quilts - Pantograph Or call (281) 469-5377 ex 1 to reserve your seat today!

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Sep. 16 — Sep. 16
2017 Mountain State Art & Craft Fair
Ripley, WV (West Virginia), United States

Hosted By: Bolts & Quarters Quilt Shop

Location: Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Phone: 304-428-4933

Address: 82 FFA Dr, Ripley, WV (West Virginia) 25271 United States

Description: Annual Quilt Show

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Sep. 18 — Sep. 18
Introduction to Handi Quilter's Avante' & Pro Stitcher
Mountain Home, AR (Arkansas), United States

Hosted By: Remember Me Quilt Shop

Location: Remember Me Quilt Shop

Phone: 870-425-7670

Address: 307 S. Main St.,, Suite 5 Mountain Home, AR (Arkansas) 72653 United States

Description: Sign up for this hands on education event using the ever-popular long arm, the Handi Quiter Avante! Learn the basics of quilt preparation, mounting the quilt to the frame, setting up your design for the Pro Stitcher quilting software and other basics.

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Sep. 21 — Sep. 23
Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival
Pleasanton, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center

Location: Alemeda County Fair Grounds

Phone: 916-714-0904

Address: 4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, CA (California) 94566 United States

Description: At the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival you will find a wide variety of Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft supply exhibits from many quality companies.

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Sep. 21 — Sep. 23
Once Upon A Quilt
Jacksonville, FL (Florida), United States

Hosted By: Miss D's Quilts

Location: Prime Osborn III Convention Center

Phone: 3863855678

Address: 1000 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL (Florida) 32204 United States

Description: Annual Quilt Show Thursday through Saturday 9:00 am through 5:00 pm

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Sep. 21 — Sep. 23
Handi Quilter education with Sue Patten
Johnstown, PA (Pennsylvania), United States

Hosted By: The Quilt Peddler LLC

Location: The Quilt Peddler LLC

Phone: 814-262-9656

Address: 620 Lamberd Ave, Johnstown, PA (Pennsylvania) 15904 United States

Description: Demonstration classes on Thursday and Friday. Hands on classes for domestic and long arm on Saturday.

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Sep. 21 — Sep. 23
HQ Educator - Denise Best @ Bolts & Quarters Quilt Shop
Parkersburg, WV (West Virginia), United States

Hosted By: Bolts & Quarters Quilt Shop

Location: Bolts & Quarters Quilt Shop

Phone: 304-428-4933

Address: 1809 Dupont Rd, Suite 1, Parkersburg, WV (West Virginia) 26101 United States

Description: HQ Education with Denise Best on Friday & Saturday 9/22 & 23. Also includes additional classes: Thursday 9/21 - Art & Stitch Basics 6-9pm, and Friday 9/22 - Threadology 6-9pm

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Sep. 22 — Sep. 23
QUILTING IS A STITCH with Diane Henry
Gaithersburg, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Capital Quilts

Location: Capital Quilts

Phone: 301-527-0598

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

Description: Join us for a fun-filled two days with Diane Henry, exploring what a Handi Quilter longarm quilting machine can do! You'll learn tips and tricks and information from the best, the Handi Quilter National Educators. Our main focus this autumn will be on rulers and templates. On Friday, attend "Background, Borders, & Blocks" from 10-1, take a break for lunch, then come back for "Creative Textures & Fills" at 2. On Saturday, we'll really get into rulers: Diane will teach "Ruler Mania" at 10 and "Custom Waves, Curves & Circles" at 2. The day before Quilting is a Stitch, come to the shop for Superior Threadology. Diane is also a Certified Superior Threadologist, and she will be giving a lecture and workshop that explore the world of Superior Threads. Visit the Calendar and Classes pages of our website to learn more and to register for the Handi Quilter and Superior Threadology events.

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Sep. 22 — Sep. 23
Quilt-a-Fair
Longmont, CO (Colorado), United States

Hosted By: Quilter's Stash

Location: Boulder County Fairgrounds

Phone: 970-686-5657

Address: 9595 Nelson Rd., Longmont, CO (Colorado) 80501 United States

Description: Join us for this annual quilt show and vendor mall.

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Sep. 22 — Sep. 23
Glendale Quilt Guild Show - "Ripple Effect"
Pasadena, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: Kingdom Sewing & Vacuum

Location: Pasadena Convention Center

Phone: 818-993-8933

Address: 300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA (California) 91101 United States

Description: Kingdom is sponsoring 4 HandiQuilter long arm classes: Boot Camp Basics, Free-Motion Fun, Ruler Mania & "You Can Do That On A Long Arm?" Visit Kingom's booth for show pricing on HandiQuilter products!

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Sep. 22 — Sep. 23
Two-Day HQ Educator Event
Colorado Springs, CO (Colorado), United States

Hosted By: Ruth's Stitchery

Location: Ruth's Stitchery

Phone: 719-591-1717

Address: 4440 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO (Colorado) 80918 United States

Description: Join Micki Chappelear for any or all of four terrific Handi Quilter classes at Ruth's Stitchery. Friday, September 22 will be the "Longarm Quilting Boot Camp" and "All About Feathers." Saturday, September 23rd will be "You Can Do That On A Handi Quilter?" and "Custom Waves, Circles and Curves."

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Sep. 22 — Sep. 24
HQ Education
Pinckney, MI (Michigan), United States

Hosted By: S&B Quilting Studio

Location: S&B Quilting Studio

Phone: 1-734-648-0188

Address: 147 N Howell, Pinckney, MI (Michigan) 48169 United States

Description: 6 classes to choose. See our website for details.

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Sep. 22 — Sep. 23
HANDI QUILTER EVENT
Salem, OR (Oregon), United States

Hosted By: Whitlocks Vacuum & Seweing Center

Location: Whitlock's Vacuum & Sewing Center

Address: 455 Court Street NE, Salem, OR (Oregon) 97301 United States

Description: Whitlock's Vacuum & Sewing Center in Salem, OR will host a Handi Quilter Event on September 22 and 23, 2017 with National Educator Kellie Burton. September 22, 2017 9:30am-12:30pm STEPPING STONES TO QUILTING YOUR FIRST QUILT This class is for everyone – whether you’ve never quilted and want to learn, or if you already quilt. This overview covers the step-by-step process, from selecting a quilting design to the first quilting stitches. You will learn how to resize and apply designs, choose batting and backings, baste quilt tops, and all about threads, needles and tension. You will be on your way to finishing your quilts! September 22, 2017 1:30pm-4:30pm A STRAIGHT LINE TO MODERN QUILTING The trend of modern quilts, with large areas of “negative space" has created new interest in straight line quilting and crosshatching. Both are impressive to behold, but neither is difficult to achieve when you know the tools and tricks. Come learn the methods involved and how to create amazing geometric designs by quilting simple lines. September 23, 2017 9:30am-12:30pm CUSTOM WAVES, CURVES, AND CIRCLES The focus of this class on circle templates and curved rulers will present a new world of design options. Learn how to read and use the markings on the templates, and the tricks for making half circles, flattened circles, and perfectly curved lines. Create beautiful quilting designs using swags, clam shells, ovals, arcs, and half circles. September 23, 2017 1:30pm-4:30pm START SIMPLE, EXPAND TO AMAZING Begin with a basic design from a stencil, a ruler or template, an applique, a design in a piece of fabric, or even a shape you draw yourself – then transform and expand that design from basic to spectacular. Add extended and secondary designs, repeats, fills, and special effects. Learn marking techniques and tools for applying designs to quilt tops.

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Sep. 22 — Sep. 23
2-Day Event Machine Quilting Basics and Beyond
Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States

Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem

Location: Quilting Mayhem

Phone: 425-533-2566

Address: 1011 2nd St., Snohomish, WA (Washington) 98290 United States

Description: Handi Quilter educator, Megan Best, will introduce you to long arm quilting: *9/22 AM - Longarm Boot Camp Basics/ PM - All about Feathers *9/23 - AM - Ruler Mania PM - Creative Textures and Fills. You don't have to own a longarm, this is a great way to learn more about machine quilting.

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Sep. 22 — Sep. 23
Quilters Showcase
Birch Run, MI (Michigan), United States

Hosted By: Friends Quilting Basket

Location: Birch Run Expo Center

Phone: 616-374-3060

Address: 11600 N Beyer Rd, Birch Run, MI (Michigan) 48415 United States

Description: Come test drive an Avante w/Pro-Stitcher and a Simply 16. Our booth will have many HQ gadgets as well as fabric and notions.

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Sep. 23 — Sep. 24
"A Quilter's Harvest" Friendship & Eternal Guilds Quilt Show
Linthicum Heights, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Location: Lindale Middle School

Phone: (410)381-0695

Address: 415 Andover Road, Linthicum Heights, MD (Maryland) 21090 United States

Description: Spring Water Designs will be vending and will feature hands on demonstrations and test drives on Handi Quilter Longarms and HQ Stitch sewing machines. We will have for sale a large variety of fabrics, tools and gadgets for every quilter. Demo machines available for sale ~ ask about our show specials!

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Sep. 23 — Sep. 24
The Friendship and Eternal Quilt Guilds present "A Quilter's Harvest"
Linthicum Heights, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Capital Quilts

Location: Lindale Middle School

Phone: 3015270598

Address: 415 Andover Road, Linthicum Heights, MD (Maryland) 21090 United States

Description: Two quilt guilds have gotten together to present a wonderful quilt show. There will be lots of quilts, quilting demonstrations, and workshops plus a silent auction. Capital Quilts will be vending at the show. Stop by our booth and see the Simply Sixteen in action! Try it yourself; you'll love how smoothly this powerful little quilting machine glides over your fabric. Buy one before the show is over and get a free Versitool. You too can finish your own quilts at home, in your pjs, with your favorite music playing, any time of day or night!

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Sep. 23 — Sep. 23
Fall To Pieces Quilt Show
Iron River, MI (Michigan), United States

Hosted By: Sew Creative

Location: The Windsor Center

Phone: 715-420-1818

Address: 612 W. Adams St Suite 208, Iron River, MI (Michigan) 49935 United States

Description: We will have a Simply Sixteen on display for this event.

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Sep. 23 — Sep. 24
Richmond Quilter's Guild Show
Richmond, VA (Virginia), United States

Hosted By: The Crazy Cousin

Location: Richmond Raceway Complex

Phone: 540-786-2289

Address: 600 East Laburnum Ave., Richmond, VA (Virginia) 23222 United States

Description: Join us at the Richmond Quilter's Guild Show. We will be featuring Handi Quilter Machines and accessories.

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Sep. 27 — Sep. 30
MQX Quilt Festival Midwest
Springfield, IL (Illinois), United States

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel & Convention Center

Address: 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL (Illinois) 62703 United States

Description: Handi Quilter Show

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Sep. 28 — Sep. 30
San Diego Quilt Show
San Diego, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: SewingMachinesPlus.com

Location: San Diego Convention Center

Phone: 760-739-8222

Address: 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA (California) 92101 United States

Description: Take a test drive! Visit www.sewingmachinesplus.com for more information. Vendor Mall, Special Exhibits, Contests, Classes, Door Prizes,

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Sep. 28 — Sep. 30
Rusty Barn Quilt, Craft and Sew Festival
Costa Mesa, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: PAL's Sewing and Vacuum

Location: The Hanger @ Orange County Fairgrounds

Phone: 9496457257

Address: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA (California) 92626 United States

Description: ADMISSION: $10 for 3 Days FREE with coupon HOURS: 10 AM - 5 PM Thursday & Friday | 10 AM - 4 PM Saturday Come join us for our Festival at the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa! At the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival you will find a wide variety of Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft supply exhibits from many quality companies. SEWING | QUILTING | CRAFTS | NEEDLEARTS | FREE SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS | DAILY DOOR PRIZE DRAWINGS See, test and buy the latest machines and supplies for: Sewing Machines Machine Quilting Longarm Quilting Fashion Sewing Embroidery Machines Embroidery Patterns Embellishments Quilting Patterns Quilting Tools Quilt Frames Quilting Templates Rulers & Guides Fabrics Fabric Cutters Rotary Cutters Lights & Magnifiers Notions Applique Patterns Scissors Sewing Tools Stenciling Embossing Needle Art Books

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Sep. 28 — Sep. 30
Northwest Quilting Expo
Portland, OR (Oregon), United States

Hosted By: A Common Thread

Location: Portland Expo Center

Phone: 503-624-7440

Address: 2060 N Marine Dr, Portland, OR (Oregon) 97217 United States

Description: Over 600 quilts on display, special exhibits, featured instructor, vendor mall, and more. Come visit the HandiQuilter booth for demonstrations and special show pricing.

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Sep. 28 — Sep. 30
SewingMachinesPlus.com 3 Day Workshop
San Diego, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: sewingmachinesplus.com

Location: SewingMachinesPlus.com Mission Bay

Phone: 760-739-8222

Address: 4606 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA (California) 92109 United States

Description: Have you thought about buying a longarm quilting machine but didn’t know where to start? Then this class is for you! Join us for 3 fun and feather filled days where you get HANDS ON with the Handi Quilter Longarm Machines! We have 6 awesome classes to choose from where we will guide you step-by-step through the longarm process. From setting up and threading your machine to creating beautiful backgrounds, you’ll learn it all from Handi Quilter’s, Kelly Ashton! ( https://www.handiquilter.com/education/educators/kelly/) How could this be more exciting, you ask?!? We’re hosting this premier event in our BRAND NEW 10,000 sq ft showroom in Mission Bay!!! I know you’re dying to see it, so sign up today! Space is limited to only 24 students per session so don’t hesitate, just like a quilter on her new automated longarm, it’s FILLING FAST!! Visit Sewingmachinesplus.com to register

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Sep. 29 — Sep. 30
Sue Patten @ Anna's
Fairview Park, OH (Ohio), United States

Hosted By: Anna's Sewing Center

Location: Anna's Sewing Center

Phone: 4407168884

Address: 22250 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, OH (Ohio) 44126 United States

Description: Sep 29, 2017 9:30 am Details: FREE MOTION QUILTING with Sue Patten Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting – and it’s easier than you think!. Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free motion quilting, and how you can create stunning designs without being a natural artist. TOPICS INCLUDE: • Classic free motion designs • Scaling and spacing of free motion elements • Dot-to-dot quilting • Nesting edge to edge designs • Using micro-handles for free motion control 1:30 pm Details: 5 STEPS TO A PERFECTLY QUILTED QUILT with Sue Patten Every quilter faces the same challenges when handling and finishing quilts. Come learn tips and tricks professionals use to achieve success in finishing spectacular quilts. Shortcuts, specialty tools, tricks of the trade – you’re sure to have some “aha” moments in this class. Topics include: • Creating a square quilt • Batting guidelines • Dealing with fullness • Turning a quilt • Binding on the frame

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Sep. 29 — Sep. 30
Sue Patten @ Anna's
Fairview Park, OH (Ohio), United States

Hosted By: Anna's Sewing Center

Location: Anna's Sewing Center

Phone: 4407168884

Address: 22250 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, OH (Ohio) 44126 United States

Description: Sep 30, 2017 9:30 am Details: START SIMPLE, EXPAND TO AMAZING with Sue Patten Begin with a basic design from a stencil, a ruler or template, an applique, a design in a piece of fabric, or even a shape you draw yourself – then transform and expand that design from basic to spectacular. Add extended and secondary designs, repeats, fills and special effects. Learn marking techniques and tools for applying designs to quilt tops. TOPICS INCLUDE: • Using stencils and templates to begin a design • Expanding block designs into sashing and borders • Repeating designs for special effects • Fillers and embellishments to enhance a design • Making your own stencils Sep 30, 2017 1:30 pm Details: CUSTOM WAVES, CIRCLES, and CURVES with Sue Patten The focus of this class on circle templates and curved rulers will present a new world of design options. Learn how to read and use the markings on the templates, and the tricks for making half circles, flattened circles, and perfectly curved lines. Create beautiful quilting designs using swags, clam shells, ovals, arcs and half circles. TOPICS INCLUDE: • Mini-circles, half circles, and full circles • Using wave and clamshell rulers and fillers • Measuring and fitting designs within a border • Curved cross hatching • Alternate methods with the HQ Pro-Stitcher and groovy boards

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Sep. 29 — Sep. 30
Fun With Quilting - A Handiquilter Education Event
Wilmington, DE (Delaware), United States

Location: Hayes Sewing Machine Co.

Phone: 302-764-9033

Address: 4425 Concord Pike, Concord Square Shopping Center Wilmington, DE (Delaware) 19803 United States

Description: Come join Debby Brown for 2 fun filled days of quilting tips and tricks.

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Sep. 29 — Sep. 30
Quilting with Kellie Burton
Medford, OR (Oregon), United States

Hosted By: Fasturn

Location: Fasturn

Phone: 541-772-8430

Address: 3859 S Stage Rd, Medford, OR (Oregon) 97501 United States

Description: FRI, SEPT 29 Free Motion Quilting Fun! 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Creative Textures & Fills 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. SAT, SEPT 30 Ruler Mania 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Custom Waves, Curves & Circles 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Lunch included with full day enrollment.

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Sep. 30 — Oct. 01
Belknap Mill Quilt Show
Gilford, NH (New Hampshire), United States

Hosted By: North Country Quilters & Sew 'n Vac

Location: Gilford Youth Center

Phone: 603-786-6118

Address: 19 Potter Hill Rd, Gilford, NH (New Hampshire) 03249 United States

Description: Typical two day annual quilt show with vendors, raffles, quilt exhibits. HQ equipment on display.

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Sep. 30 — Oct. 01
Fall Machine Quilting Retreat
Simsbury, CT (Connecticut), United States

Hosted By: Sew Inspired Quilt Shop

Location: Sew Inspired Quilt Shop

Phone: 8606518885

Address: 8 Wilcox Street, Simsbury, CT (Connecticut) 06070 United States

Description: Bootcamp for Beginners! Are you a newer owner - or considering whether long arm quilting is for you? Attend bootcamp to see how fun and easy it is! Then, stay for ruler play and feather play for great techniques you can put to use right away - beginner or pro!

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Oct 2017

Oct. 04 — Oct. 07
AQS Des Moines
Des Moines, IA (Iowa), United States

Location: Iowa Events Center

Address: 730 Third St, Des Moines, IA (Iowa) 50309 United States

Description: Handi Quilter Corporate Show

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Oct. 05 — Oct. 07
The Original Sewing and Quilting Event
Fredericksburg, VA (Virginia), United States

Hosted By: The Crazy Cousin

Location: The Fredericksburg Expo

Phone: 540-786-2289

Address: 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA (Virginia) 22401 United States

Description: The Crazy Cousin will be demonstrating Handi Quilter machines and accessories at the Fredericksburg Original Sewing and Quilting Expo. Come take a test drive and experience the fun of longarm quilting.

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Oct. 06 — Oct. 08
Handi Quilter education event
Washburn, ND (North Dakota), United States

Hosted By: Quilting for You

Location: Quilting for You

Phone: 701.315.0053

Address: 210 7th Street, 101 Main Avenue-Mailing Washburn, ND (North Dakota) 58577 United States

Description: Three glorious days of accelerated learning directly from one of Handi Quilter's own! An event you will not want to miss!

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Oct. 06 — Oct. 07
Come Along And Quilt
Burley, ID (Idaho), United States

Hosted By: Hem-Stitching Etc

Location: Hem-Stitching Etc

Phone: 208-878-0236

Address: 1239 East 16th St, Burley, ID (Idaho) 83318 United States

Description: Friday Oct 6 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 5 Steps to a Perfectly Quilted Quit 12 to 1 p.m. Lunch is provided 1 to 4 p.m. You Can Do That on a Handi Quilter Sat Oct 7 9 to 12 p.m. Custom Waves, Circles & Curves 12 to 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided 1 to 4 p.m. Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher

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Oct. 06 — Oct. 08
Everybody's Quilt Guild presents "Quilting Our Memories" Quilt Show
Westminster, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Capital Quilts

Location: St. John's Church Portico

Phone: 301-527-0598

Address: 43 Monroe St, Westminster, MD (Maryland) 21157 United States

Description: Everybody's Quilt Guild is having a quilt show, complete with quilts and other projects on display, vendors, a silent auction, quilt appraisals, demos, raffles, and a boutique. Stop by the Capital Quilts booth to see the Simply Sixteen in action. Try it yourself! You'll love how this powerful little quilting machine glides so smoothly over your fabric. Buy one before the end of the show and get a free Handi VersaTool ruler. You too can finish your own quilts at home, in your pjs, with your favorite music playing, any time of day or night!

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Oct. 06 — Oct. 07
Sierra Gold Quilt Guild
Plymouth, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center

Location: Amador County Fairgrounds

Phone: 916-714-0904

Address: 18621 Sherwood St., Plymouth, CA (California) 95669 United States

Description: The show is held at the Amador County Fairgrounds and features over 120 entries including stunning quilts and wearable art.

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Oct. 07 — Oct. 08
Quilt Show in Orange County
Orange, VA (Virginia), United States

Hosted By: Patchwork Plus

Location: Prospect Heights Middle School

Phone: 540-879-2505

Address: 202 Dailey Drive, Orange, VA (Virginia) 22960 United States

Description: Quilt show in Orange County, VA presented by The Dolley Madison Quilters Guild. October 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and October 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Oct. 07 — Oct. 07
Wabeno Quilt Guild Show
Wabeno, WI (Wisconsin), United States

Hosted By: Sew Creative

Location: Potawatami Casino

Phone: 7154201818

Address: 618 State Hwy 32, Wabeno, WI (Wisconsin) 54566 United States

Description: Guild quilt show. We will have a Simply Sixteen on display.

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Oct. 10 — Oct. 11
A Quilted Crow's HQ Education Event
Garden City, KS (Kansas), United States

Hosted By: A Quilted

Location: A Quilted Crow

Phone: 620-805-5073

Address: 902 Stone Creek Dr. Suite C, Garden City, KS (Kansas) 67846 United States

Description: Kelly Ashton well be sharing a wealth of knowledge with our attendees. Topics include ruler mania, Start Simple, Expand to Amazing and more. To enroll please contact the store at 620-805-5073

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Oct. 11 — Oct. 14
HQ Educatonal & Sales Event
Lake Havasu City, AZ (Arizona), United States

Hosted By: Fabrics Unlimited

Location: Fabrics Unlimited

Phone: 928-733-6331

Address: 2089 W. Acoma Bl #1, www.FabricsUnlimited.net Lake Havasu City, AZ (Arizona) 86403 United States

Description: 4-Day Event taught by Mary Beth Krapil, including: 10/11 Free Motion Quilting Fun 10/11 All About Feathers 10/12 Custom Waves, Circles & Curves 10/12 You Can Do That on a Handi Quilter? 10/13 Pro Stitcher I 10/14 Pro Stitcher II Morning Classes from from 9am-12noon; afternoon classes 1:30pm-4:30pm Pro Stitcher I 9am-4pm Pro Stitcher II 9am-2pm

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Oct. 12 — Oct. 15
3-Day Handi Quilter Educational Event
Whitewater, WI (Wisconsin), United States

Hosted By: Kari's Sew Unique

Location: Kari's Sew Unique

Phone: 262-473-2049

Address: 12524 E County Rd N, Whitewater, WI (Wisconsin) 53190 United States

Description: 3-Day Handi Quilter Educational Event with Sarah Thomas! Learn free motion quilting, Pro-Stitcher, Threadology and more!

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Oct. 12 — Oct. 14
Beaver Valley Piecemakers Quilt Show
Beaver Falls,, PA (Pennsylvania), United States

Hosted By: Little Foot Quilt Shoppe

Location: Chippewa United Methodist Church

Phone: 7244286334

Address: 118 McMillen Ave., Beaver Falls,, PA (Pennsylvania) 15010 United States

Description: 3 Day Quilt Show, the theme - "Quilts In Bloom" Thursday 10-5 Friday 10-5 Saturday 10-4

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Oct. 12 — Oct. 15
Pacific International Quilt Festival
Santa Clara, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: Always Quilting

Location: Santa Clara Convention Center

Phone: 650/458-8580

Address: 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA (California) 95054 United States

Description: A quilt show with both a quilt and wearable arts competition along with many special exhibits as well as the merchant mall with approximately 160 vendors!

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Oct. 13 — Oct. 14
Cabarrus Quilt and Fiber Show
Concord, NC (North Carolina), United States

Hosted By: JS Quilt Shop

Location: Cabarrus Arena

Phone: 704-871-1939

Address: 4751 NC Hwy 49N, Concord, NC (North Carolina) 28025 United States

Description: Annual Cabarrus Splash of Color Quilt Show Quilt and fiber show

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Oct. 13 — Oct. 14
Foothils Quilter's Guild Biannual Quilt Show
Shelby,, NC (North Carolina), United States

Hosted By: Quilting Sew Easy

Location: Cleveland County Arts Council

Phone: 864 649 1313

Address: 111 S. Washington St., Shelby,, NC (North Carolina) 28150 United States

Description: Biannual Quilt Shop, lot of fun and great quilts to see. Vendors with a lot of ideas to sew and quilt.

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Oct. 13 — Oct. 13
Stepping Stone Techniques to Turn Fabric into a Quilt! with Debby Brown
Columbia, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Location: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Phone: (410)381-0695

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

Description: This class is for everyone - whether you've never quilted and want to learn, or if you've been quilting for years. International educator, Debby Brown will share her techniques and step by step process to help you make amazing quilts! Debby will take you from selecting a quilting design to the first machine quilting stitches. You will learn how to resize and apply designs, choose batting and backings, properly baste quilt tops when needed, and all about threads, needles and the "mystery" of tension. You will be on your way to finishing your quilts! Friday, October 13th 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Topics Include: - Selecting, resizing, auditioning and applying quilt designs - Properly preparing the quilt top and backing - Batting selection and basting - Thread, needles and tension - Stitch in the ditch and free-motion meander style quilting

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Oct. 13 — Oct. 13
Get in on the Ruler Mania with Debby Brown
Columbia, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Location: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Phone: (410)381-0695

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

Description: If you love precision and consistency in your quilting designs, you will love using designs rulers and templates! International educator, Debby Brown will share her knowledge and experience on how these handy tools assist in accurately placing designs and precisely stitching them out on all machines from stand up longarms to sit down and domestic sewing machines. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely and confidently with a ruler base on stand up machines, and on tables for sit downs. Learn how to achieve accuracy with the markings on the rulers, and the proper feet to use with rulers. The wide variety of rulers will inspire you to new design heights. Friday, October 13th 2: 00 - 5:00 http://www.springwaterdesigns.com/module/class.htm?classId=212773 Topics Include: - Handling Rulers safely - The secrets to accomplishing precision and accuracy - Straight line quilting and Stitch in the Ditch - Right angles and cross hatching - Overview of all shape of Handi Quilter Rulers

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Oct. 13 — Oct. 14
10th Annual Country Traditions Long Arm Retreat
Fremont, NE (Nebraska), United States

Hosted By: Country Traditions

Location: Country Traditions

Phone: 402-721-7752

Address: 330 N Main St., Fremont, NE (Nebraska) 68025 United States

Description: Come and join Country Traditions and National Educator Deloa Jones for a fun filled 2 day Retreat. Friday Deloa will help you learn how to tackle borders without turning the quilt. Then in the afternoon learn the basics of Feathering! Start Saturday off with designs for blocks and finished the day with Filler designs for those negative spaces you don't know what to do with. Call and get Signed up today as Space is limited

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Oct. 13 — Oct. 14
Chequamegon Bay Quilters 2017 Biennial Quilt Show
Ashland, WI (Wisconsin), United States

Hosted By: Quilt Elements

Location: AmericInn Conference Ctr

Address: 3009 Lake Shore Dr E, Ashland, WI (Wisconsin) 54806 United States

Description: Quilt Displays, Raffle, Door Prizes, Gift Boutique & Vendors

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Oct. 14 — Oct. 14
Put a Feather on Your Quilt with Debby Brown
Columbia, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Location: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Phone: (410)381-0695

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

Description: Feather designs can add a touch of class or whimsy to any quilt, evoking a positive response from every viewer. Learn to draw and stitch these beautiful elements in many different styles, from traditional to contemporary. Then learn how to fit them into specific geometric spaces, turn corners, make feather wreaths, and how to echo and add fills. It’s easier than you think to get started quilting feathers! Saturday, August 14th 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. http://www.springwaterdesigns.com/module/class.htm?classId=212775 Topics Include: - How to draw and maneuver smoothly through fluid feathers - Adding Echos and Fills to your Feather motifs - Fitting Feathers within a geometric space - Feather Wreaths - Turning corners with Feathers

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Oct. 14 — Oct. 15
Longarm Education Event and Sale
Portland, OR (Oregon), United States

Hosted By: A Common Thread

Location: A Common Thread

Phone: 503-624-7440

Address: 15495 SW Sequoia Pkwy Ste 140, Portland, OR (Oregon) 97224 United States

Description: Two days of fun filled and informative classes for those who have a longarm or are thinking of owning one.

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Oct. 14 — Oct. 14
Machine Quilting Problem Solving to Achieve the Perfectly Quilted Quilt with Debby Brown
Columbia, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Location: Spring Water Designs Quilting

Phone: (410)381-0695

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

Description: Every quilter encounters common problems such as how to deal with fullness, how to create a square quilt, and how to handle crooked seams. Debby will share with you the same tips and tricks professionals use to solve these problems in order to finish quilts that look spectacular. Shortcuts, specialty tools, organizational tricks – you’re sure to have some "A-ha" moments in this class! Don't miss this amazing opportunity to take a class with Debby Brown! Saturday, August 14th noon - 4:00 http://www.springwaterdesigns.com/module/class.htm?classId=212774 Topics Include: - Creating a Square Quilt - Batting Guidelines to achieve the effect you want - Dealing with Fullness and other "interesting" piecing issues - Turning a Quilt - When, Why and How - Binding right on the quilting frame...Really!

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Oct. 14 — Oct. 14
The Kindred Heart Quilt Show
Salem, IL (Illinois), United States

Hosted By: The Fabric Patch

Location: Salem Community Center

Phone: (217)561-1157

Address: 416 E. Oglesby, Salem, IL (Illinois) 62881 United States

Description: Will demo Avante and Pro Stitcher, Sweet 16, and HQ Stitch Sewing Machines

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Oct. 14 — Oct. 14
Quilt College
Wausau, WI (Wisconsin), United States

Hosted By: Sew Creative

Location: Northcentral Technical College

Phone: 7154201818

Address: 1000 West Campus Dr, Wausau, WI (Wisconsin) 54401 United States

Description: We will have the Simply Sixteen and a Sweet Sixteen on display.

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Oct. 14 — Oct. 15
Thimbles and Friends Quilt Guild Show
Abington, MA (Massachusetts), United States

Hosted By: Homestead Quilting and Fabrics

Location: Abington Senior Center

Phone: 7744193984

Address: 441 Summer St., Routes 58 & 18 Abington, MA (Massachusetts) 02347-____ United States

Description: Homestead Quilting and Fabrics will be demoing the HQ Sweet Sixteen. Special show price on floor model. Any new machine model can be purchased.

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Oct. 14 — Oct. 15
HQ Fall Event with Susan Jungerheld
South Glens Falls, NY (New York), United States

Hosted By: Adirondack Quilts LLC

Location: Adirondack Quilts

Phone: 5186150134

Address: 22 5th St., South Glens Falls, NY (New York) 12803 United States

Description: Susan will be to educate us on the amazing Handi Quilters!! We are so excited to learn more and more!!

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Oct. 20 — Oct. 22
Washington State Quilter-Spokane Chapter 39th Annual Quilt Show
Spokane, WA (Washington), United States

Hosted By: Sew-into-Quilts & Sew-Fix-it

Location: Spokane County Fair & Expo Center

Phone: (509)276-2035

Address: 404 N. Havana St. Ste 1, Spokane, WA (Washington) 99202 United States

Description: WSQ-Spokane's 39th Annual Quilt Show "Stitches in bloom". Averaging over 500 quilts and 50+ vendors. Friday and Saturday 10-6, Sunday 10-4. 2 Raffle Quilts (1 Quilted in our shop!)

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Oct. 20 — Oct. 21
Longarm Quilting from A to Z!
Logan, UT (Utah), United States

Location: Stylish Fabrics/Bernina

Phone: 4357524186

Address: 138 N Main, Logan, UT (Utah) 84321 United States

Description: Join us for 2 fabulous days of longarm quilting classes. From getting started to a fabulous finish, we'll cover it all from A to Z!

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Oct. 20 — Oct. 21
Quilting Education and Fun
Belleville, ON (Ontario), Canada

Hosted By: Fun With Stitches

Location: Fun With Stitches

Phone: 613-966-4715

Address: 1963 Old Highway #2, Belleville, ON (Ontario) K8N 4Z2 Canada

Description: Join Gail Berry-Graham for classes, All About Feathers, Ruler Mania, 5 Steps to a Perfectly Quilted Quilt and You Can Do That on a Long Arm? Descriptions and availability to sign up on our website. Lunch is included on both days

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Oct. 20 — Oct. 20
Handi Quilter Event 3B's Backgrounds, Borders and Blocks
St. Louis, MO (Missouri), United States

Hosted By: Heyde Sewing Machine Co.

Location: Heyde Sewing Machine Co.

Phone: 314-843-1168

Address: 5451 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO (Missouri) 63123 United States

Description: Diane Henry, HQ National Educator, for 2 fun filled days of Handi Quilter education. Blocks, backgrounds, sashings and borders – these are the basic components of every pieced quilt top, and there are tricks to quilting them differently while creating a cohesive overall look. Learn how to select and adapt designs to complement each area, and how to accomplish the quilting efficiently and easily. Tried and true fillers and “go to” designs will be featured. TOPICS INCLUDE: Continuous line designs for sashing and borders Different ways to quilt the same blocks Turning a quilt Using rulers and templates Extending designs into borders

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Oct. 20 — Oct. 20
Handi Quilter Event Free Motion Quilting Fun
St. Louis, MO (Missouri), United States

Hosted By: Heyde Sewing Machine Co.

Location: Heyde Sewing Machine Co.

Phone: 314-843-1168

Address: 5451 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO (Missouri) 63123 United States

Description: Diane Henry, HQ National Educator, for 2 fun filled days of Handi Quilter education. Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting – and it’s easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free motion quilting, and how you can create stunning designs without being a natural artist. TOPICS INCLUDE: Classic free motion designs Scaling and spacing of free motion elements Dot-to-dot quilting Nesting edge to edge designs Using micro-handles for free motion control

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Oct. 20 — Oct. 21
I Love Quilting!
Idaho Falls, ID (Idaho), United States

Hosted By: Gary's Sewing Center

Location: Gary's Sewing Center

Phone: (208) 522-1422

Address: 1576 W Broadway, Idaho Falls, ID (Idaho) 83402 United States

Description: Join us for two days of fun classes with Handi Quilter Educator Mary Fisher. Classes will include: Fri Morning: Bootcamp Basics Fri Afernoon: Custom Waves, Curves & Circles Sat Morning: 5 Steps to a Perfectly Quilted Quilt Sat Afternoon: Moving on With the Pro Stitcher

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Oct. 20 — Oct. 21
Denise Best at WV Quilt Demo Days Too!
Baroursville, WV (West Virginia), United States

Hosted By: WV Quilt

Location: WV Quilt

Phone: 3043025400

Address: 642 Main Street Ste 101, Baroursville, WV (West Virginia) 25504 United States

Description: Friday, October 20 3 Hour Morning Class Free Motion Quilting Fun 3 Hour Afternoon Class Creative Textures and Fills Saturday, October 21 3 Hour Morning Class Moving On with the HQ Pro-Stitcher – all day, part 1 3 Hour Afternoon Class Moving On with the HQ Pro-Stitcher – all day, part 2 Selling off in-shop demo machines!! SPECIAL PRICING available during the event.

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Oct. 21 — Oct. 21
Handi Quilter Event Moving on with the ProStitcher
St. Louis, MO (Missouri), United States

Hosted By: Heyde Sewing Machine Co

Location: Heyde Sewing Machine Co

Phone: 314-843-1168

Address: 5451 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO (Missouri) 63123 United States

Description: We are pleased to again host Diane Henry, HQ National Educator, for 2 fun filled days of Handi Quilter education. This class is an extension of the basic Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher. Focused on additional functions of the HQ Pro-Stitcher, beyond the basics, this class also focuses on problem solving issues encountered. 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 Lunch is included with your registration.

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Oct. 25 — Oct. 28
FALL -- "O" The Knowledge (with Susan Manry)
Forsyth, IL (Illinois), United States

Hosted By: The Fabric Patch

Location: Homewood Suites by Hilton

Phone: 2175611157

Address: 333 West Marion Avenue, Forsyth, IL (Illinois) 62535 United States

Description: We will be hosting 4 days of education. Wednesday - Pro Stitcher, Thursday - Art and Stitch, Friday - Feathers and Rulers, Saturday - Blocks, borders, and Fancy Footwork with Handi Quilter Echo and Couching feet. Plus a fun Friday evening with refreshments and Show and Tell. Come FOLLOW THE KNOWLEDGE with us.

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Oct. 26 — Oct. 28
Canada Creativ Festival
Mississauga, ON (Ontario), Canada

Location: International Centre

Address: 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON (Ontario) L4V 1E8 Canada

Description: Handi Quilter Corporate Show

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Oct. 27 — Oct. 27
Longarm Boot Camp Basics
Columbia, MO (Missouri), United States

Hosted By: Appleree Quilting Center

Location: Appletree Quilting Center

Phone: 573-446-2655

Address: 2541 Bernadette Dr, Columbia, MO (Missouri) 65203 United States

Description: Would you like to learn more about longarm quilting? 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, and how to load a quilt. Handi Quilters 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;

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Oct. 27 — Oct. 28
Going to Pieces Quilt Show
Dimondale, MI (Michigan), United States

Hosted By: Gall Sewing & Vac

Location: The Summit Sports Complex

Phone: 517-333-0500

Address: 9410 Davis Highway, Dimondale, MI (Michigan) 48821 United States

Description: Come join us for a two day show that will have over 200 quilts on display and will be featuring Handi Quilter products.

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Oct. 27 — Oct. 28
2-Day Handi Quilter Education Event with Megan Best
Victoria BC CANADA, BC (British Columbia), Canada

Hosted By: Island Cloth Castle

Location: Island Cloth Castle

Phone: 250-478-2112

Address: 786 Goldstream Ave., Victoria BC CANADA, BC (British Columbia) V9B2X6 Canada

Description: Friday, October 27 3 Hour Morning Class Longarm Quilting Boot Camp Basics 3 Hour Afternoon Class 3 Bs – Backgrounds, Borders, Blocks Saturday, October 28 3 Hour Morning Class Creative Textures and FIlls 3 Hour Afternoon Class Custom Waves, Circles and Curves

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Oct. 27 — Oct. 28
2-DAY HANDI QUILTER EDUCATION EVENT with DIANE HENRY
Fredericksburg, VA (Virginia), United States

Hosted By: The Crazy Cousin

Location: The Crazy Cousin

Phone: 540-786-2289

Address: 4131 Plank Road, Fredericksburg, VA (Virginia) 22407 United States

Description: Join us for 2 days of fun quilting with HQ International Educator Diane Henry and leave with tips and techniques to help you quilt like a pro. For more information view class descriptions on our website www.thecrazycousin.com

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Oct. 28 — Oct. 30
International Quilt Market
Houston, TX (Texas), United States

Location: George R. Brown Convention Center

Address: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX (Texas) 77010 United States

Description: Handi Quilter Corporate event for Retailers ONLY

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Oct. 28 — Oct. 28
The HQ Pro-Stitcher Part I
Columbia, MO (Missouri), United States

Hosted By: Appleree Quilting Center

Location: Appletree Quilting Center

Phone: 573-446-2655

Address: 2541 Bernadette Dr, Columbia, MO (Missouri) 65203 United States

Description: 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 ProStitcher. 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

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Oct. 29 — Oct. 29
The HQ Pro-Stitcher Part II
Columbia, MO (Missouri), United States

Hosted By: Appletree Quilting Center

Location: Appletree Quilting Center

Phone: 573-446-2655

Address: 2541 Bernadette Dr, Columbia, MO (Missouri) 65203 United States

Description: 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

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