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Handi Quilter National Educator Event with Wayna Kershner
Hands On Classes
Leland, North Carolina
Hosted by: Quilting-N-Crafts-N-Things
Location: 112-I Village Road, Leland, NC 28451
Join us for a preview night Open House to meet the instructor, Wayna Kershner, on Friday, July 26 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. She will be bringing quilts to show and discuss how they were quilted. We invite you to bring in a quilt top to receive input on how to quilt it, with or without Pro-Stitcher. Then come learn about the Basics of long arm quilting and how to use rulers on Saturday. Sunday’s 2-part session is an introduction to computerized quilting using Pro-Stitcher. All quilters are welcome, you do not need to own a longarm to attend.
If you are considering a long arm machine, Bill will give you a fantastic deal if you order within a few days of taking any class.
You will receive valuable information from any of these classes that pertain to all long arm users, but some of the information may apply to standard sewing machines.
We are offering discounted class fees because this is our first event. Classes are $30.00 for each session (normally $35-$50 per class). Sign up for all 4 sessions is $110.00.
Saturday, July 27, 2019
9:00 am – 12 noon Stand up Longarm Machine Quilting Basics
Description: Does longarm quilting interest you, and you’d like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a review of longarm quilting basics? This class removes the mystery of longarm quilting by explaining machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and vital facts about thread, needles and tension. Handi Quilter longarm machine and frame systems come in various sizes for every budget, and are user-friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters – just like you!
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Ruler Essentials
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 Sure Foot, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights.
Sunday, July 28, 2019
9:00 am – 12 noon Intro to Pro-Stitcher – Part 1
Description: 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 and fun. Whether finishing your own quilts or consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New owners start here!
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Intro to Pro-Stitcher – Part 2
Description: This class moves beginners from overview to quilting applications.
This class of quilting applications is an extension of Part 1 and addresses specific functions and basic techniques a quilter will use on a regular basis to finish quilts with the Pro-Stitcher. Tips and shortcuts for using features of the program are included.
We expect classes to fill quickly, so call now to register and learn from this very experienced instructor.
SERVICES: We not only sharpen scissors, we service most makes of sewing machines. Give us a call for more details. We have been doing Long Arm Quilting Services for over 11 years. If you would like a quote, give Bill a call or you can estimate it yourself by the calculation length x width x .025.
For those of you who have signed up for the Bionic Gear Bag, the following supplies are needed. If you have any questions, please call the store or Karen.
10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Tuesday – Friday
10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Saturday
CLOSED Sunday and Monday