Three Little Birds Sewing Co.
Handi Quilter Longarm Event with Diane Henry
Join us for our first Hand Quilter Event with national educator, Diane Henry. Diane will be with us teaching four separate classes. If you're interested in learning more about Longarm Quilting, this is a great time to learn from an expert!
Saturday, June 17th 9am-12pm: Basics of Longarm Quilting
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 longarmquilting by explaining machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and vital factsabout thread, needles, and tension. Handi Quilter longarm machine and frame systems come invarious sizes for every budget and are user-friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters – just like you!
Saturday, June 17th 1-4pm: Free motion Quilting Foundations
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.
Sunday, June 18th 9am-12pm: Basics of Stationary Longarm Quilting
Do you quilt on a sewing machine, but long for more space? Are you unsure if
you are “doing it right”? Come discover how a stationary longarm machine, plus tools and tips, can improve the quality of your work and the pleasure of your quilting experience. The machine’s features make free-motion quilting fun and easy, and additional creative feet and gadgets open a whole new world beyond meandering.
Sunday, Jun 18th 1-4pm: Happy Feet
Have you ever wanted to break away from your basic quilting and really see
what your longarm can do? You can piece, quilt on unique fabric, apply binding to your quilts, and a lot of other great time saving techniques on your longarm. You can even add yarn and learn how to couch! Find out what your longarm can really do and get ready to get more projects done.
These classes/lectures are intended for students who are interested in trying out a longarm. Students do not need any prior experience using a longarm, but all are welcome!