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Hand Quilter 2 day retreat



This is a Hands on event. 


Topics Include:
 • Longarm machine and frame features and maintenance • How to set tension on a bobbin and your machine, needles and thread • How to load your quilt onto a frame • Choosing the right thread and designs for your project • A basic overview of free-motion techniques and ruler work • Develop a library of free-motion designs  • How to plan out a quilting path • Exploring different designs based on a basic shape • Adjusting your quilting path to create your own new designs • Ruler safety: Sure Foot, ruler base & the right rulers • Use ruler markings for precision and accuracy • How to mark for rulers • HQ VersaTool®:  stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells, and arcs • Wave Rulers, modern and classic designs • Overview of support resources available on-line • Overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog • Place a block design using Skew, Resize, XForm and Align • Demonstration of the Pro-Stitcher Simulator • Overview of Pro-Stitcher Designer



Skill Level: Beginner
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