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Exploring Pro-Stitcher- Hands on full day of Pro-Stitcher fun. 2 three hours sessions for a full day of learning. Class Description: 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 stepby- step process for each function is easy and fun. Whether finishing your own quilts or consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New users ? start here!

Cost: $ 89.99
Make an apron for any holiday or event!!

Cost: $ 30.00
We will be working on squares of fabric that can then be sewn into a quilt.? All sales are final for this class once purchased as we hire teachers to come based on head count.

Cost: $ 45.00
Join Kim for a 4 week class to introduce you to quilting and you will be making a quilt from start to finsh!!!

Cost: $ 99.99
Best of The Valley Quilt Show 2023

Cost: $ FREE
Come join Amanda and make this very cute home decor!

Cost: $ 89.99
Come and learn all the things about your featherweight! With Twice as Nice!

Cost: $ 75.00
Feathering is a very traditional but still yet modern quilting design. Once you learn the basics you will be able to apply the concept to so many areas of your quilts. Learn how to stitch the teardrop shape and then explore how you can use it in single and double feather borders, filling in shapes, background quilting, and much more.

Cost: $ 55.00
Enjoy seasonal smiles with Kimberbell Cuties, Vol. 2: January-June! Made entirely in the hoop of your embroidery machine, our quilted table toppers celebrate the first half of the year with pieced blocks and darling designs. Stitch a beautiful themed pattern in the center square, then frame it with adorable snowmen, conversation hearts, leprechauns, and more!

Cost: $ FREE
It's One Sweet Spring with Kimberbell! At this Collector Series Event, you will create several blocks for one 18 x 22 wall hanging.

Cost: $ 200.00
This whimsical pattern is designed by Laura Heine. Gather a variety of sewing themed fabrics to create this wall hanging that will complete any sewing room d?cor. Class time will be spent in creating the quilt top and students will get instructions on how to quilt at home.

Cost: $ 45.00
come in and enjoy some time with the Sacramento modren quilt guild this is in the

Join Sandy in making the baby shower gift everyone will rave about!

Cost: $ 35.00
Project based class for anyone new to embroidery work. Must have machine embroidery experience or Embroidery 101 class before taking this class.

Cost: $ 40.00
Come join us for one of the best shows in 2023.

Bring your Hand Embroidery projects and sit and stitch with friends for the day.

Cost: $ FREE
An open session to work on your projects

Cost: $ 10.00
An open sewing session to work on your projects with friends.

Cost: $ 10.00
Join us our Visalia Location for a fun Handi Quilter Hands on Event. Class Description: Hands on Van Event with 2 people per machine. Does longarm quilting interest you, and you?d like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a review of longarm quilting basics? This class removes the mystery of longarm quilting by explaining machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and vital facts about thread, needles, and tension. Handi Quilter longarm machine and frame systems come in various sizes for every budget and are user-friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters ? just like you!

Cost: $ 59.99
Free Motion Quilting Foundations at our Visalia Location. Class Description: Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free-motion quilting ? and it?s easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free-motion quilting, and how you can create stunning designs.

Cost: $ 59.99
Class 3A-LD or HO: Rule(r) Your Quilts! Class Description: If you love precision and consistency in your quilting designs, you will love using rulers and templates! These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching them out precisely. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely with the ruler base and Sure Foot, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights.

Cost: $ 59.99
Come See us at this amazing fun Quilt Show.

Each Month students will learn a new piecing technique or more while making a row of blocks. Once all rows are done we will put them together for a wonderful lap quilt. Sew pinwheel blocks, flying geese, and Dresden plates like a pro with a cheery, 11-row sampler quilt, Starting with simple patchwork squares and leading up to more challenging applique and paper piecing, you'll practice 27 specific quilting skills like reverse applique, constructing on-point squares, and getting an accurate 1/4" seam. The first class will cover basic cutting and strip piecing techniques.

Cost: $ 45.00
Each Month students will learn a new piecing technique or more while making a row of blocks. Once all rows are done we will put them together for a wonderful lap quilt. This month we will learn to make Pinwheel blocks. Not just any kind of pinwheel, this one is 3 Dimensional.

Cost: $ 45.00
Come Visit us in Booths 710, 711 and 810

PSHO1: Pro-Stitcher Basics (Hands on) Class Description: 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 stepby- step process for each function is easy and fun. Whether finishing your own quilts or consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New users ? start here!

Cost: $ 59.99
Exploring Pro-Stitcher- Hands on full day of Pro-Stitcher fun. 2 three hours sessions for a full day of learning. Class Description: 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 stepby- step process for each function is easy and fun. Whether finishing your own quilts or consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New users ? start here!

Cost: $ 89.99
You will learn to thread your serger. When and why to use a 4 threads vs 3 threads. What thread and needle to use and why? Plus more! Teacher Torrie Root

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn how to flat lock, pin tuck and gather on your serger.

Cost: $ 35.00
Join Torrie Root and learn how to use your basic sewing machine feet and how to clean and oil your machine.

Cost: $ 35.00
Must have taken: Getting To Know Your Machine 101. Learn the Decorative Stitches on your machine.

Cost: $ 35.00
This Bunny project can be a pillow or a wall hanging. We will use a 12 inch block and add borders to it. Then the fun will begin in creating this soft bunny that has rested herself in front of the Block. The floppy ears and a bit of stuffing to the body makes this bunny oh so cute! Please reserve your kit if you would like a vintage block as the supply is limited.

Cost: $ 45.00
Hands on event. Enjoy hands on fun learning on a Handi Quilter Longarm in Elk Grove. Brand new work shop day. You will get training in four different 75 minute work shops that will focus on different techniques. 75 Minute Workshops Descriptions THE FOLLOWING WORKSHOPS ARE AVAILBLE ONLY FOR HANDS ON EVENTS ______________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO1: Beyond Basic Background Fills Class Description: Interested in building a library of designs you can use with confidence? In this workshop, you?ll identify shapes you already love to quilt, learn how to create pathways to connect designs, and explore using different threads to really make your background fill quilting pop. _____________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO2: Mandala Magic Class Description: Mandalas are a fun trend in quilting today. In this workshop, look at ways to build these beautiful designs using symmetry, starting with a doodle. ____________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO3: Not Your Average Orange Peel Class Description: Take a classic design ? the orange peel ? and spice it up in this fun workshop. You?ll learn how to add creative designs to jazz up this basic quilting design. ______________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO4: Appliqu? on the Longarm Class Description: Looking for more fun projects to do from start to finish on the longarm? Learn how to applique on the longarm using different techniques.

Cost: $ 89.99
Hands on event. Enjoy hands on fun learning on a Handi Quilter Longarm in Elk Grove. Brand new work shop day. You will get training in four different 75 minute work shops that will focus on different techniques. 75 Minute Workshops Descriptions THE FOLLOWING WORKSHOPS ARE AVAILBLE ONLY FOR HANDS ON EVENTS ______________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO1: Beyond Basic Background Fills Class Description: Interested in building a library of designs you can use with confidence? In this workshop, you?ll identify shapes you already love to quilt, learn how to create pathways to connect designs, and explore using different threads to really make your background fill quilting pop. _____________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO2: Mandala Magic Class Description: Mandalas are a fun trend in quilting today. In this workshop, look at ways to build these beautiful designs using symmetry, starting with a doodle. ____________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO3: Not Your Average Orange Peel Class Description: Take a classic design ? the orange peel ? and spice it up in this fun workshop. You?ll learn how to add creative designs to jazz up this basic quilting design. ______________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO4: Appliqu? on the Longarm Class Description: Looking for more fun projects to do from start to finish on the longarm? Learn how to applique on the longarm using different techniques.

Cost: $ 89.99

Upcoming Classes


All Day Pro-Stitcher Basics Hands On (Elk Grove )

Cost: $ 89.99

Exploring Pro-Stitcher- Hands on full day of Pro-Stitcher fun. 2 three hours sessions for a full day of learning. Class Description: 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 stepby- step process for each function is easy and fun. Whether finishing your own quilts or consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New users ? start here!

Work Shop Longarm Classes (Elk Grove)

Cost: $ 89.99

Hands on event. Enjoy hands on fun learning on a Handi Quilter Longarm in Elk Grove. Brand new work shop day. You will get training in four different 75 minute work shops that will focus on different techniques. 75 Minute Workshops Descriptions THE FOLLOWING WORKSHOPS ARE AVAILBLE ONLY FOR HANDS ON EVENTS ______________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO1: Beyond Basic Background Fills Class Description: Interested in building a library of designs you can use with confidence? In this workshop, you?ll identify shapes you already love to quilt, learn how to create pathways to connect designs, and explore using different threads to really make your background fill quilting pop. _____________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO2: Mandala Magic Class Description: Mandalas are a fun trend in quilting today. In this workshop, look at ways to build these beautiful designs using symmetry, starting with a doodle. ____________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO3: Not Your Average Orange Peel Class Description: Take a classic design ? the orange peel ? and spice it up in this fun workshop. You?ll learn how to add creative designs to jazz up this basic quilting design. ______________________________________________________________________________ WS-HO4: Appliqu? on the Longarm Class Description: Looking for more fun projects to do from start to finish on the longarm? Learn how to applique on the longarm using different techniques.

Basics of Longarm Quilting (Visalia Location)

Cost: $ 59.99

Join us our Visalia Location for a fun Handi Quilter Hands on Event. Class Description: Hands on Van Event with 2 people per machine. Does longarm quilting interest you, and you?d like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a review of longarm quilting basics? This class removes the mystery of longarm quilting by explaining machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and vital facts about thread, needles, and tension. Handi Quilter longarm machine and frame systems come in various sizes for every budget and are user-friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters ? just like you!

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