Debby Brown - Sat March 5th and Sunday March 6th, 2016 Classes are $ 65.00 each buy 3 and get the 4th one free.
Class Descriptions: The Saturday classes will be part lecture and hands on. So class sizes are limited don’t wait sign up today.
Get Your Feet Wet-
Sat March 5th 9:00 to 12:00
Custom Waves, Curves and Circles
This class on circle templates and curved rulers presents 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 waves, and clamshell rulers and fillers. Measuring and fitting designs within a border,Curved crosshatching.
Sat. March 5th 1:00 – 4:00
The ruler hopping foot will always be the workhorse of machine quilting, but Handi Quilter has created new quick-change machine feet to take your quilting to the next level. Add surface embellishments easily with the Couching Foot, and use the Echo Feet to create impressive echo quilting in a variety of widths and designs. The Glide Foot enables quilting around surface embellishments and dimensional appliqué with ease. Come discover the fun you’ll have with the new Handi Feet!
Couching with a variety of threads and yarns. Echo quilting in a variety of widths, Quilting around surface embellishments Using the Echo Feet with rulers and templates
Creating grids and crosshatching Stitch-in-the-ditch and meander quilting .
Sunday March 6th 9-12.
Machine Quilting Problem Solving
Every quilter runs into common problems such as how to deal with fullness, how to create a square quilt, and how to handle crooked seams. Now you can learn 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 aha moments in this class.
Creating a square quilt
Dealing with fullness
Turning a quilt
Binding on the frame
Sunday March 6th 1:00-4:00
Stepping Stones from Quilt Top to Quilted Top! Bring your unfinished tops.
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!
Selecting, resizing, auditioning and applying quilt designs , Preparing the quilt top and backing, Batting selection and basting
Threads, needles and tension.