We are pleased to announce the 2014 Handi Quilter University retreat schedule.
Plan now to attend an HQU retreat in beautiful Utah. These hands-on retreats are taught by the popular HQ studio educators. Retreats fill up quickly and space is limited.
We hope to see you at a Handi Quilter retreat in 2014!
HQU Retreat Descriptions
This 3-day retreat covers all of the basic techniques you will need to get started quilting and take care of your machine. You will learn the fundamentals of longarm quilting: using pantographs, rulers and templates, freehand quilting, as well as the different kinds of thread available and how to adjust machine tension to take advantage of them. Read more here.
After you’ve learned the basics, this intermediate 3-day class covers more extensive use of rulers and templates to create lines, arcs, circles, and crosshatching to enhance your quilting. We also cover feathers, micro quilting, and designs for blocks, blocks, and more blocks. Read more here.
At this retreat, learn to use the most comprehensive computerized machine quilting software available. The HQ Pro-Stitcher software was designed with the quilter in mind. This course is great for both beginners as well as intermediate HQ Pro-Stitcher users. Using the newest version of the software, we cover all of the basics of using HQ Pro-Stitcher and designing your quilting. We’ll use the powerful software capabilities, such as Reposition, Resize, Repeat, Area, etc. to enable you to create quilted masterpieces and finish more quilts. Read more here.