NorCal Sewing & Vacuum
Handi Quilter Education Event at:

Elk Grove Store Location
8705 Elk Grove Blvd
Elk Grove, Ca 95624
916-714-0904
elkgrovevacuum.com


Thursday November 29th 2018    10am to 1pm  Fee $29.99

1-A STEPPING STONES TO QUILTING YOUR FIRST QUILT
This class is for everyone – whether you’ve never quilted and want to learn, or if you already quilt.
You will learn how to prepare the quilt top, resize and apply designs, select batting and backings,
baste, and all about threads, needles and tension. Bring a finished top, if desired, to discuss ideas
and approaches to finishing your quilt.
TOPICS INCLUDE:
• How to prepare the quilt top and backing for quilting • Threads, needles and tension
• How to select, resize, audition and apply quilt designs • Batting and basting basics
• Stitch-in-the-ditch and meander quilting

Thursday November 29th 2018    2pm to 5pm   Fee $29.99

3-D NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
Handi Quilter continually adds new rulers to the line-up and you will welcome them with open arms. Come learn about
their features, how to use them and what you can accomplish with this cadre of handy new rulers. Sized to fit your
hand and designed to make ruler work easier, you’ll be reaching for these rulers again and again!
TOPICS INCLUDE:
• Customize your quilt with crosshatching and straight-line quilting from every angle.
• Develop an inventory of arc designs you’ll love.
• Perfect pebbles are now in reach.
• Reshape the clamshell for an updated modern look.
• Learn about how stitch-in-the-ditch quilting can be both fun and easy to do

Friday November 30th  10am to 1pm   Fee $29.99

3-A LONGARM TOY BOX
Buying a longarm machine is only the first step toward successful quilting. Wait until you see what these nifty
gadgets and accessories can do to make your quilting even more accurate, faster, easier and more fun! Come see why
you’ll be reaching for these tools again and again, and always with a smile!
TOPICS INCLUDE:
• Design, audition, and application tools
• Quilt-loading and frame accessories
• Handi Feet options
• Channel locks and straight line options
• Thread management and tensioning

Friday November 30th  2pm to 5pm  Fee $29.99

5-A INTRODUCTION TO THE HQ PRO-STITCHER 
HQ 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 considering a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise
quilting you can accomplish with an HQ Pro-Stitcher. New owners – start here!
TOPICS INCLUDE:
• Overview of support resources available on-line
• Overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog
• Drop a block design using Skew and Resize, XForm and Align
• Demonstration of the HQ Pro-Stitcher Simulator
• Overview of Art & Stitch

Saturday December 1st 2018  10am to 1pm   Fee  $29.99

Beyond the Basics  (Sit Down Quilting)   Sweet 16
Learn advanced techniques on any sit down quilting machine.

Saturday December 1st 2018  2pm to 5pm  Fee  $29.99

Beyond the Basics (Pro-Stitcher)  Pro Stitcher Premium
Learn advanced techniques on the Pro-Stitcher computer.






Welcome
Norcal Sewing and Vacuum is a family owned business with three locations to serve you in Northern California. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service. Our factory authorized technicians can fix all brands of vacuum cleaners or sewing machines. If it's time for you to buy a new vacuum cleaner then come in today as we offer the best prices on top quality brands.

We want to thank all of the wonderful customers who support our business and welcome all the new customers.

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