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Long Arm Machine Quilting Basics



Attention all future long arm owners! Hands-on event with your own* machine! Does longarm quilting interest you, and you'd like to learn more about it? Do you want an overview of longarm 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 and frame systems come in various sizes for every budget, are user-friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters – just like you! TOPICS INCLUDE: • Basic machine and frame elements and features • Bobbins, tension, needles, and thread • How to load a quilt onto a frame • Quilting with Groovy Boards and pantographs • Rulers, Micro Handles, and basic free motion


Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: Beginner
Instructor: Leslie Main
Instructor Bio: Growing up, Leslie was always creating. This love of creating lead her to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Education with a specialty in textiles. After ten years of inspiring school age students to the fun of creating with fabric, Leslie started her own quilt shop where she could inspire even more quilters in their creative journeys. As a quilt shop owner, Leslie acquired extensive experience and knowledge in teaching all aspects of piecing and longarm quilting in her shop and at local quilting guilds. Being one of the first Handi Quilter retailers, Leslie brings a comprehensive knowledge of all the machines in the Handi Quilter family and loves to quilt on each of them.
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  • Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat:
  • 10AM - 6PM
  • Tues, Thurs: 10AM - 8PM
  • Sun: Noon - 4PM
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