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2 Day Machine Quilting Education Event



Join us for a two day, in person machine quilting event! Sign up is easy! Call us at 253-845-1532 or visit www.quiltbarn.com/classes. Registration is $210 for the early bird special. 

Day 1 - AM -  Longarm Bootcamp: 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! Basics of Longarm Quilting.  
Day 1 - PM -  Sweet and Simple Free-Motion Quilting: 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.

Day 2 - AM -  Pro-Stitcher Basics (Simulation).  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 consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New users – start here!  
Day 2 - PM - : Radical Rulers!   If you love precision and consistency in your quilting rulers, you will love using design 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.  

The classes are taught by Handi Quilters National Educator Karen King. There is a class for everyone. Come join us!
Skill Level:
beginner
Instructor Name:
Karen King
Instructor Bio:
While watching her mother and grandmother sew, Karen was inspired at a
young age to craft and create garments for herself. After years of machine
sewing, she began to enjoy other forms of creativity including hand and
machine embroidery, smocking, heirloom sewing, and quilting.
Karen was fascinated with longarm quilting and rented a machine in 2008 at a
local quilt shop. In 2010 she purchased her own longarm machine and began a
professional career as a longarm quilter. She loves the craft so much that she
began to teach others to begin their career. Teaching in person is her favorite,
but she also teaches on Zoom and FaceTime.
She quilts daily on her HQ Innity? with Pro-Stitcher? Premium and has won
three 1st place ribbons with her custom work.
Her husband, Bryan, is her bookkeeper, technical support, and biggest
supporter. She can ?soar? because of his encouragement. They live in
Bothell, Washington, have four children, and eight grandchildren.

2 Day Machine Quilting Education Event

Cost:
$ 210.00