Memories In Stitches is honored to be able to help teach you to reach your sewing, embroidery and quilting goals. Click on our upcoming events to register today! We have excellent instructors that come from the brands of machines that we carry. Brother, Handi Quilter and Janome machines.
Handi Quilter Education Event
This education event is open to everyone that has a longarm.
National Educator Mary Beth Krapil Mary Beth has been teaching since 1998 and teaches through out the US and International venues. She is also a certified Art & Stitch instructor. She lives locally to us here in NC. We are so excited to have Mary Beth at this event. She is fun, light-hearted and genuinely loves to teach and is very knowledgeable! She has created many beautiful quilts and she will be sharing some with us.
Schedule: Sept 06, 2018 from 6-8pm: Social gathering and Show & Tell time
Sept 07, 2018 9-12pm 1st Class: Fast, Fun and Fabulous Free Motion Quilting Fun, Topics: How to develop an inventory of free motion designs * Proper scaling and spacing of design elements * edge to edge free motion quilting *Adjusting your quilting path to creat your oown new desgns *Using Micro Handles free-motion control.
1-4pm, 2nd Class: Beyond Traditional Feathers: You will learn how to build feathering sills to include new shapes and styles of feathers. Topics: *Two different styles of feathers *Embellished feathers and spines *Leaves, curls, and other vine designs *Creating all over patterns with feathers *Customizing unconventional feathers to spaces
Sept 08, 2018 1st Class 9am-12pm Rulers Essentials Precision and consistency in your quilting designs. You will learn how to handle these rulers and templates safely. Topics: 8Handle rulers safely *Understand and use ruler markings for precision and accuracy *Use piecing lines and marking tools to build ruler design confidence *Versa tool quilting: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells and arcs *Apply binding with the HQ Versa Tool.
2nd Class 1-4pm Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher Topics: *Overview of support resources available on-line and at Memories In Stitches *Overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog * Drop a block design using Skew and Resize, Xform and Align
4:30- 5:00 pm Wrap up time. More hands on time with the machines, instructor & shopping time.
thank you so much for your interest in our Longarm Education event!
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