Longarm Quilt Class

Longarm Quilting Exploration

2 Day Hands On Longarm Quilting Event

October 14th-15th & 16th-17th, 2020 at Moore’s Sewing of Brea

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COVID-19 Safety Precautions
Moore’s takes the health and safety of our staff and guests very seriously. For this in-store event, we have a maximum of 12 longarm machines in our largest store location. Each machine will be spaced at least 6 feet apart, and there will be one person per machine. Each machine will have plastic-covered handles for your safety and we will have ample hand sanitizer available throughout the store. Masks are required by all attendees, teachers, and staff. 
We are offering each attendee the option to add on one person from their household to join them on this longarm quilting exploration! We cannot stress enough that this guest must be from your household as we are trying to mitigate the risk of spreading Covid-19. Our staff will be taking temperatures of all attendees upon entry to ensure no one is running a temperature higher than 100 degrees. 

  • We will also be providing all attendees with a Covid-Safe prepped lunch, bottled water, and CANDY!

Overview

Longarm Quilting Exploration Event

This class is perfect for those who want to try before you buy or want to brush up on their skill. During this event, you’ll learn how to load a quilt, adjust tensions, and choose the right equipment. Each attendee will develop a library of free-motion designs, work with rulers and templates as well as discover amazing new automation technology. We have limited this class to 12 people so you will get the greatest opportunity to learn. Open to all regardless of your experience or type of machine that you own.

2-Sessions

October 14th-15th & 16th-17th, 2020 from 9am-5pm
Registration begins at 8am

Location

Moores Sewing of Brea in Orange County, CA

Cost

1 Person: $199.00
1 Person + 1 member from household: $298.00

All supplies, use of machines and candy Included! Catered lunch will be provided.

Virtual Event Session

Would you like to join in on the Longarm Quilting Exploration, but would prefer to learn from your home? We’ve got you covered! George is teaming up with HandiQuilter to bring you an exclusive live stream presentation showcasing the amazing features of Longarm quilting machines. Join us on our Facebook page on Tuesday, 10/13 at 5pm (PST).

Longarm quilting

Session 1

Day 1 | October 14th | All-day

Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting

Class Description

Curious about solving the mystery of Longarm quilting? Or are you looking for a chance to brush up your longarm skills? This class demystifies longarm quilting by teaching all the basics! We’ll start with machine and frame features and maintenance, then demonstrate loading a quilt. We’ll move on to picking the perfect thread for your project, setting your tension, and choosing designs for your quilt. This class is full of great tips and tricks while exhibiting all the great features found in the Handi Quilter machine lineup.

Topics Include

  • Longarm machine and frame features and maintenance
  • How to set tension on a bobbin and your machine, needles and thread
  • How to load your quilt onto a frame
  • Choosing the right thread and designs for your project
  • A basic overview of free-motion techniques and ruler work

Day 2 | October 15th | Morning session

Using Rulers & Templates

Topics Include

  • Ruler safety: Sure Foot, ruler base & the right rulers
  • Use ruler markings for precision and accuracy
  • How to mark for rulers
  • Choose a desired layout from the list

Description

Looking for the perfect circle or wave? Or how about a heart or arc? These shapes are all possible with consistency and precision when you use a ruler or template. Learn the safe way to use these
tools, starting with the right foot. We’ll explore designs like waves with channels, curved crosshatching, and echoing around applique. Rulers will become your new favorite quilting design tool.

Day 2 | October 15th | Afternoon session

Design Your Quilting for the Whole Quilt

Topics Include

  • Creating a custom plan for your quilt using Preview Paper
  • Learn how to make borders fit without measuring
  • Marking your quilt so your design is consistent
  • Develop your own design library of background fills
  • How to get your designs marked on the quilt

Description

Tired of doing edge to edge? Have you ever wanted to layout a design for your whole quilt? It’s easy to plan with a few simple steps. We’ll start with exploring how to find one motif then breaking it down into pieces for every area of your quilt. Select and customize designs to complement each area, and
learn how to accomplish the quilting quickly and easily. Classic fillers and modern designs will all be explored.

Session 2

Day 1 | October 16th | All-day

Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting

Description

Curious about solving the mystery of Longarm quilting? Or are you looking for a chance to brush up your longarm skills? This class demystifies longarm quilting by teaching all the basics! We’ll start with machine and frame features and maintenance, then demonstrate loading a quilt. We’ll move on to picking the perfect thread for your project, setting your tension, and choosing designs for your quilt. This class is full of great tips and tricks while exhibiting all the great features found in the Handi Quilter machine lineup.

Topics Include

  • Longarm machine and frame features and maintenance
  • How to set tension on a bobbin and your machine, needles and thread
  • How to load your quilt onto a frame
  • Choosing the right thread and designs for your project
  • A basic overview of free-motion techniques and ruler work

Day 2 | October 17th | Morning Session

Using Rulers & Templates

Topics Include

  • Ruler safety: Sure Foot, ruler base & the right rulers
  • Use ruler markings for precision and accuracy
  • How to mark for rulers
  • Choose a desired layout from the list

Description

Looking for the perfect circle or wave? Or how about a heart or arc? These shapes are all possible with consistency and precision when you use a ruler or template. Learn the safe way to use these
tools, starting with the right foot. We’ll explore designs like waves with channels, curved crosshatching, and echoing around applique. Rulers will become your new favorite quilting design tool.

Day 2 | October 17th | Afternoon Session

Design Your Quilting for the Whole Quilt

Topics Include

  • Creating a custom plan for your quilt using Preview Paper
  • Learn how to make borders fit without measuring
  • Marking your quilt so your design is consistent
  • Develop your own design library of background fills
  • How to get your designs marked on the quilt

Description

Tired of doing edge to edge? Have you ever wanted to layout a design for your whole quilt? It’s easy to plan with a few simple steps. We’ll start with exploring how to find one motif then breaking it down into pieces for every area of your quilt. Select and customize designs to complement each area, and
learn how to accomplish the quilting quickly and easily. Classic fillers and modern designs will all be explored.

Location of Class Sessions

Brea