Events for Nov. 1, 2017 ‐ Feb. 1, 2018 (58)

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Nov 2017

Nov. 02 — Nov. 05
International Quilt Festival
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 Show

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Nov. 02 — Nov. 04
Pro-Stitcher & Art & Stitch Education With Linda Gosselin
North Vernon, IN (Indiana), United States

Hosted By: Sharynn's Quilt Box

Location: Sharynn's Quilt Box

Phone: 812-346-4731

Address: 890 S State Street, North Vernon, IN (Indiana) 47265 United States

Description: Description: We are pleased to host Linda Gosselin, HQ National Educator, for 3 days of Pro-Stitcher education. Nov 2nd Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher, Nov 3rd Moving On with the HQ Pro-Stitcher and Nov 4th Learning and using Art & Stitch. These classes focuses on problem solving issues encountered and tips and shortcuts for using the many features and functions of the HQ Pro-Stitcher. TOPICS INCLUDE: Placing borders, corners and triangles Skew 1 and Skew 2 Chunking Wrapping and off-setting edge to edge designs with Simulation. If you were ever thinking of adding a Pro-Stitcher to your HQ Machine or upgrading your existing Pro-Stitcher this is the perfect opportunity. We offer FREE help for life when you buy from Sharynn's Quilt Box.

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Nov. 02 — Nov. 04
Longarm Quilting Education Event
Green River, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: A Little Country Character

Location: A Little Country Character

Phone: 307-875-7172

Address: 1740 Unita Drive, Green River, UT (Utah) 82935 United States

Description: Join us with Micki Chappelar from Handi Quilter for 3 days of FUN!Introduction to Long Arm Quilting Open House with lite refreshments Thurs Nov 2 6:30 PM Nov 3 from 9:00AM-4:00 Free Motion Quilting Fun & Ruler Mania Nov 4 from 9:00-4:00 Creative Textures and Fills and All about Feathers. Sign up for one day or both days. Call the store for details. Lunch will be served.

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Nov. 03 — Nov. 04
Customize Your Quilting!
Hesperia, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: Tops and Bobbins Quilt Shoppe

Location: Tops and Bobbins

Phone: 760-881-4025

Address: 15550 Main Street, Suite B-6 Hesperia, CA (California) 92345 United States

Description: Handi Quilter makes it so fun and easy to customize your quilts with the perfect quilting style!

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Nov. 03 — Nov. 04
Bridge of Friendship II Quilt Show
Lake Havasu City, AZ (Arizona), United States

Hosted By: Fabrics Unlimited

Location: Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center

Phone: 928-733-6331

Address: 100 Park Ave., Lake Havasu City, AZ (Arizona) 86403 United States

Description: Havasu Stitchers invite you, your family, and friends to enjoy the southwestern flair at Havasu Stitchers Bridge of Friendship 2017 Quilt Show. There will be 200+ quilts on display, plus vendors, door prizes, boutiques, antique quilts, bed turning, wearable art, raffles, and a food court.

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Nov. 03 — Nov. 05
Handi Quilter Event
Chattanooga, TN (Tennessee), United States

Hosted By: BERNINA Sew N Quilt Studio

Location: Shallowford Plaza

Phone: 423-521-7231

Address: 5950 Shallowford Rd., Chattanooga, TN (Tennessee) 37421 United States

Description: Free Motion Quilting All About Feathers Custom Waves, Circles and Curves You Can Do That on a Handi-Quilter Ruler Mania The 3 B's - Backgrounds, Borders, Blocks

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Nov. 03 — Nov. 04
Demo Days
Bowling Green, OH (Ohio), United States

Hosted By: Timeless Treasures

Location: Timeless Treasures - Woodland Mall

Phone: 4192611115

Address: 1234 N Main St, Bowling Green, OH (Ohio) 43402 United States

Description: Timeless Treasures is sponsoring Demo Days on November 3 & 4th. Not only are we offering demos on our longarm machines, but absolutely the lowest prices on our Demos. Why should you attend???? • Not sure you want/need a long-arm. Come in and try hands-on and see. • A local experienced long-armer, Jo Ellen Kaiser, will be demo–ing numerous long-arm techniques: -- couching, pantographs, quilting rulers, stippling, stencils, Prostitcher – to name a few. If there is something specific you’d like to see, email me (katieswihart@hotmail) with your request. She is also available for private lessons, come in and schedule with her. • If you decide you’d like to buy, now would be the time as I’m going to offer the absolute lowest prices you will ever see on Handi Quilter machines (Sweet 16, Simply 16, and Avante with Prostitcher) Also, I can offer really great deals on New machines -- especially the Avante and Fusion. • Last, but not least, information on some new products that Handi Quilter is announcing at Quilt Market in Houston. Get the first-hand scoop. It is truly exciting and I am thrilled to be able to tell you about it. • Also, I’ll have some good yummy food for you to try.

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Nov. 03 — Nov. 05
HANDI QUILTER EDUCATION AND DEMO
Portland, OR (Oregon), United States

Hosted By: SAVE Stores

Location: SAVE Stores

Phone: 503-775-7283

Address: 6701 SE Foster Rd, Portland, OR (Oregon) 97206 United States

Description: 11/3/2017 -Longarm Quilting Boot Camp Basics - 9am -All About Feathers - 1pm 11/4/2017 -Ruler Mania - 9am -Creative Textures & Fills - 1pm 11/5/2017 -Introduction to the HQ Pro-Stitcher - 9am -Moving On With the HQ Pro-Stitcher - 1pm -$39 per class or $129 all three days.

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Nov. 08 — Nov. 11
Hands-on Event at Rocky Mountain Sewing
Littleton, CO (Colorado), United States

Hosted By: Rocky Mountain Sewing

Location: Rocky Mountain Sewing & Vacuum

Phone: 303-949-2334

Address: 8601 W Cross Dr #P-1, Littleton, CO (Colorado) 80123 United States

Description: We are pleased to offer four half day classes. Two classes on Wednesday - Stepping Stones in the morning and Free Motion Quilting in the afternoon - and Thursday Ruler Mania in the morning and You Can Do That on a Longarm in the afternoon. The same classes repeat on Friday and Saturday. Sign up on-line on our website. These are hands-on classes with HandiQuilter's Educator Jane Hauprich.

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Nov. 08 — Nov. 09
Longarm Hands-On Quilting Retreat with Kelly Ashton
Silverdale, WA (Washington), United States

Hosted By: Quality Sewing & Vacuum

Location: Quality Sewing & Vacuum Silverdale Store

Phone: 1-800-687-5175

Address: 10876 Myhre Place NW, Silverdale, WA (Washington) 98383 United States

Description: Join us for a fun hands-on longarm quilting retreat; including both lectures and Hands on opportunities. We supply everything for you to use in class including the machines, fabric & supplies. Not to mention your lunch and snacks each day. Day 1: 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 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! TOPICS INCLUDE: • Definition of longarm quilting terms • Basic machine features • Bobbins, tension, needles and thread • Loading quilts • Groovy boards and pantographs FREE MOTION QUILTING FUN Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting - and it’s easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connection simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or rilling 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 Day 2: START SIMPLE, EXPAND TO AMAZING Begin with a basic design from a stencil, a ruler or template, an appliqué, 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 slashing and borders •Repeating designs for special effects •Fillers and embellishments to enhance a design •Making your own stencils RULER MANIA 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. 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 Only $189 for 2 days. Supply list: Pen & Paper for notes Instructor: Kelly Ashton Silverdale: Wednesday & Thursday November 8 & 9 9am-4pm Each Day

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Nov. 09 — Nov. 11
Tuscon Sewing, Quilting and Craft Show
Tucson, AZ (Arizona), United States

Hosted By: 35th Ave Sew & Vac

Location: Tucson Expo Center

Phone: 602-841-5427

Address: 3750 E. Irvington Road, Tucson, AZ (Arizona) 85714 United States

Description: Stop by our booth at the Tucson Rusty Barn show. Get a demo on the new Amara Handi Quilter and purchase gadgets.

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Nov. 10 — Nov. 11
From a PHD to a Quilt!!
Waco, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Tomorrow's Quilts

Location: Tomorrow's Quilts

Phone: 254-741-6988

Address: 800 Lake Air Drive, Waco, TX (Texas) 76710 United States

Description: We will be learning new techniques to finish those PHDs and create beautiful Quilts. Friday we will host Longarm Boot Camp Basics in the mornings and Start Simple, Expand to Amazing in the afternoon. Saturday we will begin with Ruler Mania and complete the day with Moving on with the ProStitcher!

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Nov. 10 — Nov. 11
Fall Quilting Fun
Deer Park, WA (Washington), United States

Hosted By: Sew-into-Quilts & Sew-Fix-it, llc.

Location: Sew-into-Quilts & Sew-Fix-it, llc.

Phone: (509)276-2035

Address: 110 W. Crawford St. Suite A, Deer Park, WA (Washington) 99006 United States

Description: 2 days of Quilting education and fun learning. 2 classes per day. Friday 9-12 Free Motion Quilting Fun. Friday 1-4 the 3 B's. Saturday 9-12 Ruler Mania. Saturday 1-4 5 Steps to a Perfectly Quilted Quilt. This event will focus on education for long arm quilters! Just $25 per class!

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Nov. 10 — Nov. 10
HQ Long-Arm Boot Camp - Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Houston, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Houston NW/Willowbrook

Phone: 281-469-5377 ex1

Address: 7979 Willow Chase Blvd, Houston, TX (Texas) 77070 United States

Description: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse - HQ Long-Arm Boot Camp - Houston Friday, November 10, 2017 10:00am - 1:00pm $35 Per Person - Blocks, backgrounds, sashing, and borders - they 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 block Turning a quilt Using rulers and templates Extending designs into borders Call (281) 469-5377 ex 1 to reserve your seat today!

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Nov. 10 — Nov. 10
HQ Ruler Mani - Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Houston, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Houston NW/Willowbrook

Phone: 281-469-5377 ex1

Address: 7979 Willow Chase Blvd, Houston, TX (Texas) 77070 United States

Description: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse HQ Ruler Mani - Houston Friday, November 10, 2017 2:00pm - 5:00pm $35 Per Person - 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! 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 Call (281) 469-5377 ex 1 to reserve your seat today!

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Nov. 10 — Nov. 11
HQ Introduction to Longarming
Conroe, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Quilter's Quarters

Location: Quilter's Quarters

Phone: 936-756-7200

Address: 3500 West Davis #270, Conroe, TX (Texas) 77304 United States

Description: Handi Quilter Educator Harriet will be showing you just how wonderful the HQ quilting machines are! Four classes to choose from, or take all four! Call 936-756-7200 to let us give you more details and choose the class that's best for you!!...

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Nov. 10 — Oct. 02
Moving On with ProStitcher
Highland, IL (Illinois), United States

Hosted By: The Machine Shop

Location: The Machine Shop

Phone: 618-654-2233

Address: 518 Broadway, Highland, IL (Illinois) 62249 United States

Description: Whole day class with MICKI CHAPPELEAR Limited class size. Plenty of hands on time.

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Nov. 10 — Nov. 11
HQ National Educator Event
Sugar Land, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: It Seams To Be Sew

Location: It Seams To Be Sew

Phone: 281.302.6059

Address: 1039 Eldridge Road, Sugar Land, TX (Texas) 77478 United States

Description: HQ National Educator Event

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Nov. 10 — Nov. 11
Having Fun learning with Mary Fisher
McKinney, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Stitched with Love

Location: Stitched with Love

Phone: 972.540.5355

Address: 500 N. Custer Rd. Suite 110, McKinney, TX (Texas) 75071 United States

Description: Join us for 2 fun, learning packed days with Mary Fisher as she takes us from free motion quilting, to ruler work to a deep dive with the ProStitcher. Whether you already have a machine or thinking to purchase - you don't want to miss these 2 days.

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Nov. 11 — Nov. 12
4 HQ Classes with Denise Best!
Bryan, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Lone Star Quiltworks

Location: Lone Star Quiltworks

Phone: 979 595 1072

Address: 4301A S Texas Ave, Bryan, TX (Texas) 77802 United States

Description: Join National Handi Quilt Educator Denise Best for the following classes: 1) Longarm Basics - 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 a quilter - just like you! 11/11 9a-Noon 2) All About Feathers - Feather designs always add a touch of class to any quilt, evoking a positive response from any viewer. Learn to draw and stitch these beautiful elements in many different styles, from traditional to contemporary. Then learn how to fit them in specific geometric spaces, how to turn corners, make feather wreaths, and how to echo and add fills. It's easier than you think! 11/11 1p-4p 3) You Can Do That with an HQ? - 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 covered will include "Slap-li-que", Couching and embellishment, Creating chenille, strip piecing, quilting as you go, and applying binding. 11/12 9a-Noon 4) Introduction to Pro-Stitcher - 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. 11/12 1p-4p Class cost will be $100 for all four classes. You may attend 1,2,3 or 4 as your schedule allows. Please note this is a non-refundable class as Denise will be traveling a long way to visit us. We will take a lunch break each day from Noon until 1P. An optional lunch can be added for $10 per day.

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Nov. 11 — Nov. 11
HQ Backgrounds, Borders, & Blocks - Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Houston, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Houston NW/Willowbrook

Phone: 281-469-5377 ex1

Address: 7979 Willow Chase Blvd, Houston, TX (Texas) 77070 United States

Description: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse HQ Backgrounds, Borders, & Blocks - Houston Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:00am - 1:00pm $35 Per Person - Blocks, backgrounds, sashing, and borders - they 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 block Turning a quilt Using rulers and templates Extending designs into borders Call (281) 469-5377 ex 1 to reserve your seat today!

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Nov. 11 — Nov. 11
HQ You Can Do That On A Handi Quilter? - Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Houston, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Houston NW/Willowbrook

Phone: 281-469-5377 ex1

Address: 7979 Willow Chase Blvd, Houston, TX (Texas) 77070 United States

Description: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse HQ You Can Do That On A Handi Quilter? – Houston (Includes Make + Take Project!) Saturday, November 11, 2017 2:00pm - 5:00pm $35 Per Person - 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’’ 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 Straight line quilting and stitch in the ditch Attach binding with the long arm Call (281) 469-5377 ex 1 to reserve your seat today!

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Nov. 12 — Nov. 12
HQ Pro-Stitcher Premium Basics & Beyond - Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse
Houston, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Houston NW/Willowbrook

Phone: 281-469-5377 ex1

Address: 7979 Willow Chase Blvd, Houston, TX (Texas) 77070 United States

Description: Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse HQ Pro-Stitcher Premium Basics & Beyond - Houston Sunday, November 12, 2017 10:00am - 1:00pm $45 Per Person - Join us as we dive into the Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher and all the exciting features this machine has to offer. This class is open to all – novice, intermediate, and advanced. If you’ve ever been curious about the Pro-Stitcher or computerize quilting designs, this class is for you! Topics include: In-depth tools and navigation Working with designs: download/import/save Setting, transforming and saving areas Creating a variety of edge to edge quilt layouts Drag and drop method for advancing quilts Cropping inside. Outside, and start/end Handling interruptions – all kinds Modifying designs: resize/rotate/skew to fit Working with multiple designs simultaneously Placing borders with corners Chunking borders Determining stitch order Call (281) 469-5377 ex 1 to reserve your seat today!

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Nov. 13 — Nov. 16
HQ Educator Classes at Sew & Save Centre
STRATFORD, ON (Ontario), Canada

Hosted By: Sew & Save Centre Ltd.

Location: Sew & Save Centre Ltd.

Phone: 519-271-9660

Address: 149 Downie St., STRATFORD, ON (Ontario) N5A 1X2 Canada

Description: 4 days of Handi Quilter Education with Allison Spence. 11/13/2017 class#1 Longarm boot camp. class#2 Start simple, expand to amazing. 11/14/2017 class#1 You can do that with a Handi Quilter?! class#2 5 steps to perfectly quilted quilt. 11/15/2017 class#1 creative textures and fills. class#2 Intro to HQ Pro-Stitcher. 11/16/2017 Morning and Afternoon Sweet Sixteen classes

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Nov. 15 — Nov. 18
Handi Quilter Long Arm Training Event with Susan Manry
Lake Odessa, MI (Michigan), United States

Hosted By: Friends Quilting Basket

Location: Friends Quilting Basket

Phone: 616-374-3060

Address: 1001 4th Ave, Lake Odessa, MI (Michigan) 48849 United States

Description: A Fun Packed 4 day training event with Susan Manry! It all starts Wednesday 9:30 - 4:30 with Pro-Stitcher Boot Camp. Thursday 9:30 - 4:30 with Art and Stitch training. Friday 9:30 - 12:30 Custom Waves, Curves, and Circles. Friday 1:30 - 4:30 All about Feathers. Saturday 9:30 - 12:30 You can do that on a Long Arm? Saturday 1:30 - 4:30 Creative Textures and Fills. $10 FQB Bucks for every paid class! FQB Bucks will be given during the event and can be used on anything in the store! Limited seats available. Sign up early. Call for prices.

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Nov. 16 — Nov. 19
Debby Brown is back in the house.
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 3 fun filled days of classes, with Debby Brown.

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Nov. 16 — Nov. 18
Pro-Stitcher and Art & Stitch Bootcamp with Linda Gosselin
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: Learn all about Handi Quilter's Pro-Stitcher Premium and Simulator and an Introduction to Art & Stitch digitizing software in this exciting three day classroom experience. Whether you are new to computerized quilting,experienced, or wonder what it's all about, these classes will give your quilting a "jump start"! Check our website for class details and to sign up

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Nov. 16 — Nov. 18
HQ Hands on Event
Phoenix, AZ (Arizona), United States

Hosted By: 35th Ave Sew & Vac

Location: 35th Ave Sew & Vac

Phone: 602-841-5427

Address: 3548 W Northern Ave, Phoenix, AZ (Arizona) 85051 United States

Description: 3 days of hands on quilting with Handi Quilter Educator Mary Beth Krapil. Handi Quilter will be bringing a Truck full of machines for this event. 6 Classes to choose from. Call or come in to sign up.

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Nov. 17 — Nov. 19
Art & Stitch SKILL BUILDER SERIES CLASSES
Fairfax, VA (Virginia), United States

Hosted By: The Quilters Studio

Location: The Quilters Studio

Phone: 703.261.6366

Address: 9600 Main Street, Unit L, Fairfax, VA (Virginia) 22031 United States

Description: Skill Builder 1 – Friday, November 17; 10:30am-1:30pm $130.00 Hands-on class covering the basic features of Art & Stitch. Learn how to draw, edit, apply stitches and save your designs to take to your quilting system. We’ll use the powerful vector tools to learn how to draw designs with quilting in mind. Learn to manipulate the nodes and anchors on designs you have created. Edit existing designs and learn the magic of A&S Magic Square, Magic Circle and Magic Ray to turn simple doodles into winning designs. - Beginner Skill Builder 2 – Friday, November 17; 2:30-5:30pm $130.00 Hands-on class looking at the many different fill types; Cross-hatching, Creative Fill and Motif Fills. Fun with TrueType fonts will teach you to personalize a design or create artwork from object based fonts. We’ll then work with continuous line designs; use features like Connect, Combine, Merge and Exclude. We’ll finish with Edge-to-edge designs with Meander Anything and Power copy tools. - Beginner Skill Builder 3 – Saturday, November 18; 2:30-5:30 pm $130.00 Hands-on class for those that want to digitize like a professional. We’ll add some advanced techniques and apply them to work on your projects. We’ll start with providing ideas on where to look for design inspiration. We’ll learn to create design sets that include blocks, borders, mitered corners and E2E. We’ll look at techniques such as interlocking designs, feathers, pearls and more. – Confident Beginner Skill Builder 4 – Sunday, November 19; 2:30-5:30 pm $130.00 Hands-on class to get you thinking out-of-the-box of traditional quilting. We’ll explore how EQ7 can be used with A&S. You’ll learn to use both programs to audition designs and reduce the time to lay out your quilt. We will then go Beyond the Mouse! You’ll learn how to use your iPad or Android tablet to draw designs, send to A&S to apply the stitches. You’ll learn to create an eCatalog of all your designs and save to access wherever you go. We’ll end by looking at how digital die cutters can be used with Art & Stitch. You can then cut from a wide variety of media, fabric and so much more!

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Nov. 17 — Nov. 18
HANDI QUILTER EVENT
Salem, OR (Oregon), United States

Hosted By: Whitlock's Vacuum and Sewing Center

Location: Whitlock's Vacuum and Sewing Center

Phone: 503-585-7771

Address: 455 Court Street NE, Salem, OR (Oregon) 97302 United States

Description: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17 TIME: 9:30AM-12:30PM LONG ARM QUILTING 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 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! FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17 TIME: 1:30PM-4:30PM ALL ABOUT FEATHERS Feather designs always add a touch of class to any quilt, evoking a positive response from any viewer. Learn to draw and stitch these beautiful elements in many different styles, from traditional to contemporary. Then learn how to fit them in specific geometric spaces, how to turn corners, make feather wreaths, and how to echo and add fills. It’s easier than you think! SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18 TIME: 9:30AM-12:30PM RULER MANIA 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. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18 TIME: 1:30PM-4:30PM 3 Bs —BACKGROUNDS, BORDERS & BLOCKS 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.

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Nov. 17 — Nov. 19
River City Quilt Show
Sacramento, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center

Location: Scottish Rite Masonic Center

Phone: 916-714-0904

Address: 6151 H Street, Sacramento, CA (California) 95825 United States

Description: Admission: $10 for all 3 days. Ages 12 and under free if accompanied by an adult. Featured Artist: Carol Smith Quilts: Traditional, Modern, Art Wearable Art • Demonstrations Door Prizes • Country Store Boutique • Featured Artist Opportunity Quilt • Vendors

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Nov. 17 — Nov. 18
Handi Quilter Long Arm and Quilter's Event
Tomahawk, WI (Wisconsin), United States

Hosted By: Tomahawk Sew N Vac

Location: Tomahawk Sew N Vac

Phone: 715-224-3401

Address: 214 West Wisconsin Ave., Tomahawk, WI (Wisconsin) 54501 United States

Description: Join us for 2 days of FUN with National HQ Educator Micki Chappelear. Whether you quilt on a long arm or a smaller home'domestic' machine, these classes will show you new techniques for machine quilting. We will be introduing the new HQ AMARA long arm machine! Call (715-224-3401), email (tomsewnvac@aol.com), or stop in the store (214 West WI Ave. in Tomahawk) to register. Detailed class information is available on our website (tomsewnvac.com) We look forward to seeing you!

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Nov. 17 — Nov. 18
After Quilt Market Truckload Sale
Albuquerque, NM (New Mexico), United States

Hosted By: Ann Silvas sewing Center

Location: Ann Silvas sewing Center

Phone: 5058815253

Address: 4520 Alexander Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM (New Mexico) 87107 United States

Description: Reduced pricing on all Machines 15 % off on all Accessories

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Nov. 18 — Nov. 19
All Things Long-Arming with Allison Spence
St Catharines, ON (Ontario), Canada

Hosted By: Kindred Spirits Quilt Co.

Location: Kindred Spirits Quilt Co

Phone: 905-397-9500

Address: 211 Martindale Road, St Catharines, ON (Ontario) L2S 3V7 Canada

Description: Two days of Quilting Techniques that you simply must see to get the beautiful results you dream of! Join Kindred Spirits and National Educator Allison Spence for hands on training to gain the technical knowledge that every successful quilter must have. Sounds serious but we have a lot of fun too! Pre-order your Handi Quilter stand up quilting system before October 20 and this entire training weekend is included.

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Nov. 24 — Nov. 25
Unveiling the Amara
Riverside, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: The Quilter’s Cocoon

Location: The Quilter’s Cocoon

Phone: 951-351-0346

Address: 9901 Indiana Ave. #104, Riverside, CA (California) 92503 United States

Description: Come see the amazing new addition to the Handi Quilter family. The Amara is the new 20” long arm quilting machine. It has 20 new features you have to see. This is an opportunity to see the Amara up close and personal. This is a store wide event and there will be drawings, sales promotions and refreshments. Quilters Cocoon is offering free shipping on all machines ordered on November 24th and 25th. We also have below show pricing on new Avante and Fusion Quilting Machines. Come share the excitement.

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Nov. 29 — Dec. 02
Four Day Quilting Event with Debbie Brown
Ocala, FL (Florida), United States

Hosted By: Tomorrow's Treasures Quilt Shop

Location: Tomorrow's Treasures Quilt Shop

Phone: 352-690-1915

Address: 6122 SW Hwy 200, Ocala, FL (Florida) 34476 United States

Description: Four wonderful days with Debbie Brown learning all the steps from first quilt to masterpiece! Rulers, Feathers and much more. Sign up for all eight classes or just one or two. The choice is yours.

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Nov. 29 — Dec. 01
Hands On HQ 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 Lane, Billings, MT (Montana) 59102 United States

Description: This is the first time for this type of HandiQuilter Event at Bernina Sewing Center. There will be 12 HandiQuilter Longarms set up in our classroom for people to use during this event. Does longarm quilting interest you, and you would like to try it out? Or do you want to take some hands on classes to learn new techniques? HQ Educator Kelly Ashton will be conducting these classes - all interested quilters are welcome!

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Nov. 30 — Dec. 02
Houston Handi Quilter Training
Spring, TX (Texas), United States

Hosted By: Texas Quilt Machines

Location: Texas Quilt Machines

Phone: 281-793-1777

Address: 2311 Sciaaca Road, Spring, TX (Texas) 77373 United States

Description: Houston, Handi Quilter Training, for Current Handi Quilter owners and New HQ Owners. Free classes, with Handi Quilter Machine purchase.

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Nov. 30 — Dec. 02
Tops Handi Quilter Education Extravaganza
Sarasota, FL (Florida), United States

Hosted By: Tops Quilter's Playground

Location: The Devyn Ballroom

Phone: 9417061521

Address: 7113 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL (Florida) 34231 United States

Description: 7 classes offered over the course of three days! Day 1 Longarm Boot Camp Basics 9-12 LUNCH 12-1 Sitdown Quilting Boot Camp Basics 1-4 Day 2 All About Feathers 9-12 LUNCH 12-1 Start Simple, Expand to Amazing! 1-4 Day 3 Introduction to Pro-Stitcher 9-12 LUNCH 12-1 Moving On with the HQ Pro-Stitcher 1-4 Intro to Art & Stitch 5-7

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Dec 2017

Dec. 01 — Dec. 02
Get What you want this Christmas
Pittsbugh, PA (Pennsylvania), United States

Hosted By: Quilters Depot

Location: Quilters Depot

Phone: 412-874-4111

Address: 4160 Library Rd, Pittsbugh, PA (Pennsylvania) 15234 United States

Description: Come in and Join Susan Jungerheld for four great classes over 2 days @ Quilters Depot. Fall in Love with the Avante or Sweet Sixteen and tell your family what you really want for Christmas! Check out our website or newsletter for more information. www.quiltersdepotpa.com

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Dec. 01 — Dec. 02
Year End Clearance Sale
Boardman, OH (Ohio), United States

Hosted By: Bernina Store & Sew Much More - Boardman Ohio

Location: Bernina Store & Sew Much More

Phone: 3307269396

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

Description: Year End Sale and Floor Model Clearance. Save on New and Floor Model Machines, while supplies last.

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Dec. 01 — Dec. 01
HQ Stitch Holiday Open House & Sales Event
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: Join us anytime between 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. for demos & test drives on the HQ Stitch 210, 510 & 710 Sewing Machines. Learn about all the features of this great family of machines. Special Event Pricing on machines and accessories ~ Treat yourself to the Holiday gift you really want!

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Dec. 01 — Dec. 02
Handi Quilter Education Event
Riverside, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: The Quilter’s Cocoon

Location: The Quilter’s Cocoon

Phone: 951-351-0346

Address: 9901 INDIANA AVENUE #104, Riverside, CA (California) 92503 United States

Description: We are offering Handi Quilter training with certified Handi Quilter Educator, Gina Siembieda. The classes are $50. Each and space is limited to 20 people per class, so don’t wait, call Quilter’s Cocoon and book your spot, 951-351-0346. 12/1 10am Free Motion Quilting Fun. It’s easier than you think. You’ll learn design,scaling, nesting and using micro handles for Free motion control. 12/1 1pm Start Simple and Expand to Amazing. Learn marking techniques and tools for applying designs to quilt tops. 12/2 10am Intro to Pro-Stitcher Premium. This is the new program. If you have downloaded it or have been waiting for information on. This is your class. 12/2 1pm Pro-Stitcher Moving On. This will be the more advanced Pro-Stitcher Class on the new Premium software. Please join us for some fun and informative education. When you attend you will receive a Handi Quilter Bag, also you will receive 25% off Handi Quilter gadgets, rulers and accessories purchased on class days. Anyone purchasing a machine either of those days will get free shipping, up to a $500. Savings. See you there.

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Dec. 01 — Dec. 02
Handi-Quilter Education Event
Ft. Smith, AR (Arkansas), United States

Hosted By: Sewing Machine Center & Fabric

Location: Sewing Machine Center & Fabric

Phone: 4794845351

Address: 6700 Phoenix Ave, Ft. Smith, AR (Arkansas) 72903 United States

Description: 2 day education event Friday AM - Longarm Quilting Bootcamp Friday PM - Free Motion Quilting Fun Saturday AM - Ruler Mania Saturday PM - Intro to HQ Pro-Stitcher Attend one session for $20 or 2 or more for $40 Call 49-484-5351 to sign up or visit our website at sewingmachinecenterfs.com for more information.

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Dec. 01 — Dec. 02
HQ Educator Event
CINCINNATI, OH (Ohio), United States

Hosted By: Stitches

Location: Stitches n Such

Phone: 513.733.3999

Address: 16 Village Square, CINCINNATI, OH (Ohio) 45246 United States

Description: Friday 1 December Free Motion Quilting Fun 9am - Noon All About Feathers 1pm – 4pm Saturday 2 December Custom Waves, Circles and Curves 9am - Noon You Can Do That on a Longarm?!? 1pm – 4pm

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Dec. 02 — Dec. 03
2 Day HQ Education Event
Elk Grove, CA (California), United States

Hosted By: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center

Location: Elk Grove Sewing and Vacuum Center

Phone: 916-714-0904

Address: 8705 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove, CA (California) 95624 United States

Description: Saturday, December 2 3 hour Morning Class 5 Steps to a Perfectly Quilted Quilt 3 hour Afternoon Class A Straight Line to Modern Quilting Sunday, December 3 3 hour Morning Class All About Feathers 3 hour Afternoon Class You Can Do That on a Longarm?!

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Dec. 02 — Dec. 02
Handi Quilter Longarm Holiday Open House & Sales Event
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: Join us anytime between 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in our Handi Quilter Room for demos & test drives on our Handi Quilter Longarm Machines ~ From the Sweet Sixteen Sit Down Longarm to the Infinity 26, and all the machines in between! Our Handi Quilter experts will be on hand to help you learn about all the features of this great family of machines. Special Event Pricing on machines and accessories ~ Great day to come and try all the options, and pick out Long arm machine you really want :)

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Dec. 08 — Dec. 09
Long Arm Essentials
Provo, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Daines Cotton Shops

Location: Daines Cotton Shops

Phone: (801) 373-6210

Address: 500 no Freedom Blvd., Provo, UT (Utah) 84601 United States

Description: Basic long arm essentials hands on for new beginners only. If you have been wondering about getting a long arm quilting machine, what it can do, will it be worth the effort and affordability then this is the place to be in December. Taught by HQ experienced educator Kelly Ashton with loads of good basic info on machine quilting, frames, accessories, gadgets & much more. ...Popular topics taught like stepping stones to quilting your first quilt. Start simple, expand to amazing, Ruler Magic, You can do that on a long Long Arm? Sign up now. Limited seating - hurry these fill fast!

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Dec. 09 — Dec. 09
HANDI QUILTER DEMO DAY
Gaithersburg, MD (Maryland), United States

Hosted By: Capital Quilts

Location: Capital Quilts

Phone: 3015270598

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

Description: With the holidays just around the corner, you are thinking about the special gift you'd like to give...or receive! Why not a Handi Quilter quilting machine? Come to Capital Quilts and take a look at all the wonderful items, new and old, being offered by HQ. Machines, accessories, gadgets, rulers, templates, we've got it all. Special pricing available!

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Dec. 16 — Dec. 16
Holiday Demo Day!
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: Just in time for the holidays... a Handi Quilter Demo Day! Come to Sew Inspired Saturday, December 16 to shop for that special gift you'd like to receive. We'll be introducing and demonstrating NEW product along with some tried and true gadgets and accessories. Special pricing available! Drop in any time between 10AM and 4PM.

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Jan 2018

Jan. 04 — Jan. 04
Handi Quilter 3 Day Event Stepping Stones to Quilting Your First Quilt
St. George, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Sewing Center of Southern Utah

Location: Sewing Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 4356284069

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

Description: 9:00 am to 12 pm 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!

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Jan. 04 — Jan. 04
Handi Quilter 3 Day Event Ruler Mania
St. George, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Sewing Center of Southern Utah

Location: Sewing Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 435-628-4069

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

Description: January 4th 2018 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 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.$55.00 a class or 6 classes for $275.00

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Jan. 05 — Jan. 05
Handi Quilter 3 Day Event Creative Textures and Fills
St. George, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Sewing Center of Southern Utah

Location: Sewing Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 4356284069

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

Description: Friday, January 5 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Meandering is the easiest and most common filler for background space – but there are limitless creative design elements to use instead. Come expand your design portfolio by learning the stitch path of a wide variety of creative filler designs. Learn which designs lend themselves best to micro-quilting, and how to use micro-handles for best results. $55.00 a class or 6 class's for $275.00

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Jan. 05 — Jan. 05
Handi Quilter 3 Day Event Start Simple, Expand to Amazing
St. George, UT (Utah), United States

Location: Sewing Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 435-628-4069

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

Description: Friday January 5, 2018 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 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. $55.00 a Class or 6 classes for $275.00

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Jan. 06 — Jan. 06
Handi Quilter 3 Day Event All About Feathers
St. George, UT (Utah), United States

Location: Sewing Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 435-628-4069

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

Description: Saturday, January 6 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. All About Feathers Feather designs always add a touch of class to any quilt, evoking a positive response from any viewer. Learn to draw and stitch these beautiful elements in many different styles, from traditional to contemporary. Then learn how to fit them in specific geometric spaces, how to turn corners, make feather wreaths, and how to echo and add fills. It’s easier than you think! $55.00 a class or 6 classes for $275.00

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Jan. 06 — Jan. 06
Handi Quilter 3 Day Event A Straight Line to Modern Quilting
St. George, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Sewing Center of Southern Utah

Location: Sewing Center of Southern Utah

Phone: 4356284069

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

Description: Saturday January 6, 2018 1:30-4:30 pm. A Straight Line Path 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. $55.00 a class or 6 classes for $275.00

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Jan. 19 — Jan. 20
Quilting Guild of the Villages Marketplace 2018
Wildwood, FL (Florida), United States

Hosted By: Miss D's Quilts

Location: Rohan Recreation Center

Phone: 386-385-5678

Address: 850 Kristine Way, Wildwood, FL (Florida) 34785 United States

Description: Bi-annual quilting Market Place the Villages.

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Jan. 24 — Jan. 27
Cedar Chest quilt guild retreat
cedar city, UT (Utah), United States

Hosted By: Stitching It Up

Location: Cedar City Heritage Center

Phone: 4355866300

Address: 105 n 100 e, cedar city, UT (Utah) 84720 United States

Description: Three day event, classes vendor booths, we will be selling Handi quilters, and gadgets

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