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Name :Introduction to Longarm Machine Quilting
Dates :By Appointment
Location :Nolting Factory
Price :$175
Description :INTRODUCTION TO LONGARM MACHINE QUILTING CLASSES
It doesn't matter what brand of machine you own or are thinking about purchasing, you can attend this class.

TAUGHT BY: BEV SIEVERS
INDEPENDENT CLASS COORDINATOR/INSTRUCTOR:

Held at:
Nolting Mfg.
1105 Hawkeye Dr.
Hiawatha, Iowa 52233

East on Boyson Rd (Exit 25) off of Hwy 380, approximately 3 blocks to Hawkeye Dr.
North on Hawkeye Dr. Nolting Mfg is on the East side of the street.

I can hold the class in my Studio in Waterloo Iowa if it is more convenient for the student, especially if a Saturday is needed for the student.

DESCRIPTION OF CLASS:

The class is on the basics needed to get started, for the wannabe or the beginner quilter. I will explain and show how to prepare and load a quilt on a machine, using zippers to load a quilt, the tension adjustments, needles, the threading, and the threads. The student will be doing hands on training. We will work from the front of the machine and the back of the machine both. I will share information on tools and supplies needed for a beginner to get off to a positive start.

SPECIFIC DATES CAN BE REQUESTED

I am flexible in my schedule, so to better help anyone interested in classes I will
schedule classes on dates that best fit the students schedule if at all possible.
I will do one on one classes.

$175.00 per Student
Classes will be held 9:00 a.m. to 2ish p.m. (this is flexible)
Students will be responsible for they own lunches.


REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Deposit of 50% of class fee for each class taken is due upon
acceptance of registration. Balance due upon arrival at the workshop.
All checks should be made payable to Bev Sievers.
Contact Independent Class Coordinator/Instructor, Bev Sievers at dancingthreads@yahoo.com or
call 319-236-2279
Instructor :Bev Sievers
Instructor Bio :
 
 
Name :INTERMEDIATE LONGARM MACHINE QUILTING
Dates :BY APPOINTMENT
Location :NOLTING FACTORY/MY STUDIO
Price :175
Description :Loading the quilt in the correct manner. Use of zippers when loading a quilt. Setting tensions correctly for the best stitching. Choosing the correct batting. Work with rulers and templates, stencil work for custom quilting, hands on free hand/motion quilting. Products available to use in order to advance your quilting skills, including working at back of table. Attaching binding while quilt is on the longarm. Tips on getting started quilting for income.

TIME: 9ISH 2:30ISH (TIME IS FLEXIBLE)
STUDENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR OWN LUNCH

Contact dancingthreads@yahoo.com
Instructor :Bev Sievers
Instructor Bio :
 
 
Name :Getting Started with Quiltmagine and a LOT More
Dates :Coming in November
Location :Factory
Price :50
Description :Bring your tablet and a notebook,
Whether you are new to QM, have had it a short time, or longer, are you utilizing all of the features in QM to customize your quilting? Quiltmagine has many features that allow the quilter to design a panto, block, or triangle, make it unique and customized for the quilt you are working on. The class will be divided into three segments:
(1) Calibration, getting ready to use QM, setting up files, importing files
(2) Blocks and triangles, placing, customizing with settings for a custom look, and using block lock
(3) Panto setup with EZ, Basic and Advanced, fun things with pantos for a custom look, and optimization.
This class is structured to teach principles on how QM functions (thinks). You will be following along, doing the steps on your tablet and will be able to save the projects. There will be time to answer your questions.
Instructor :Joyce Blowers
Instructor Bio :
 
 
Name :Basic Longarm
Dates :Saturday appointments only
Location :Inver Grove Heights, Mn 55076
Price :see below
Description :The class will cover the basics needed for you to get started on your longarm machine. We'll discuss loading your machine, threads to use, needles, tension problems, batting and supplies needed to care for your machine.
We'll cover freehand, working with patterns and using templates. We'll also use the machine with and without the stitch regulator.
Price: $125 or FREE with your purchase of a machine.
Instructor :Mary Ann Hansen
Instructor Bio :Nolting Dealer
Phone: 651-455-1923
Fax: 651-455-1423
 
 
Name :Quiltmagine Borders, Corners and Design
Dates :Coming in November
Location :Factory
Price :50
Description :Bring your tablet and a notebook,
QM can do much more than just stitch a panto and blocks. QM can be used to stitch custom borders and to design your own custom blocks using built in along with purchased patterns as the base. The afternoon class will be divided into three segments:
(1) No turn borders
(2) Using corner and border patterns, how to set up and stitch out, (quilt must be turned
(3) Designing your own custom blocks with QM. This class is structured to teach principles on how QM functions.
This class is structured to teach principles on how QM functions (thinks). You will be following along, doing the steps on your tablet and will be able to save the projects. There will be time to answer your questions.
Instructor :Joyce Blowers
Instructor Bio :
 
 
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