Are you interested in learning more about longarm quilting? This great class is a show and tell of all the best features of the Handi Quilter machine lineup. The basics will be covered, including machine and frame maintenance, loading a quilt, setting your tension, and picking the perfect thread to stitch out the perfect design. Questions about everything quilting related – from pantographs to stencils – will all be answered in this great back to basics class.
- The basics of machine and frame maintenance
- Tensioning bobbins and longarm quilting machines
- How to load a quilt onto a frame
- Quilting pantographs, Groovy boards, and stencils
- Rulers, basic free motion, and Handi Gadgets
About the Instructor
Never one to back down from a challenge, it took Gail over 25years to finish her first quilt. She took a day long quilting class back in the 80’s and left the class frustrated, broke and with an unfinished quilt top and no real support to finish it. Flash forward 25 years, and Gail decided to try enter the world of quilting again. She purchased a kitted wall hanging and hasn’t looked back!
Her love for longarming started almost immediately. She finished a quilt top and rented time on a Handi Quilter from her local shop. She knew right then and there, that this was what she wanted to do. She purchased her first Handi Quilter with Pro-Stitcher™ and immediately set to work finishing quilts for herself and others.
Now Gail shares her passion for quilting with students from around the world, she has taught in Australia and Europe, as well as across much of Canada and the USA. She currently uses both HQ Capri™ and HQ Amara™ with Pro-Stitcher Premium, and she creates designs with Pro-Stitcher Designer, and embraces both computerized and free motion quilting.
Class Cancellation Policy
To reserve a seat, all Pocono Sew & Vac classes must to be paid in full before the class begins. In the event that a student needs to cancel their reservation for a class, they should notify PS&V at least 7 days in advance (by phone or email) to be eligible for a full refund. Cancellations made 2-6 days before class will be issued a store credit. Cancellations made less than 48 hours in advance will not be eligible for a refund or store credit.