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June 22nd – 25th, 2023

Handi Quilter Longarm Discovery Event

June 22nd & 23rd, 2023


June 24th & 25th, 2023

Choose one of the 2-Day Hands-On events:

June 22nd & 23rd, 2023

June 24th & 25th, 2023

Event Overview

Everyone can learn something new in this basic class – whether you’ve only pieced quilt tops or have finished a whole stack of quilts. Prepping your quilt top properly, choosing and marking designs on your quilt, and selecting batting and backings will all be covered in this class. Threads, needles, tension, and their relationship to finishing quilts will be discussed. Bring one of your finished quilt tops, if you like, to explore different design ideas for your quilt.

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

Event Information


9am – 5pm PST (Registration begins at 8am)


Moore’s of Brea

2315 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821

Registration Cost

1 Person: $199.00

1 Person + 1 member from household: $299.00

Class Schedule for each 2-Day Hands-On Event

Day 1 | Morning Class

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 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!

Day 1 | Afternoon Class

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.

Day 2 | Morning Class

Pro-Stitcher Basics

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 | Afternoon Class

Rule(r) Your Quilts!

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.

Meet the Handi Quilter Educators

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Mary Yoder

Handi Quilter National Educator

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Lori Brothers

Handi Quilter National Educator