This class is for everyone – whether you’ve never quilted and want to learn, or if you already quilt. This overview covers the step-by-step process, from selecting a quilting design to the first quilting stitches. You will learn how to resize and apply designs, choose batting and backings, baste quilt tops, and all about threads, needles and tension. You will be on your way to finishing your quilts!
TOPICS INCLUDE: • Selecting, resizing auditioning and applying quilt designs • Preparing the quilt top and backing • Batting selection and basting • Threads, needles and tension • Stitch in the ditch and meander quilting
Our Handi Quilter certified instructor is Susan Jungerheld. Susan has been a professional machine quilter since purchasing her first longarm machine, an HQ Sixteen, in 2008. She now quilts on the HQ Fusion with the HQ Pro-Stitcher, and with the HQ Sweet Sixteen. She loves free-motion and ruler-assisted quilting with both machines, and combines freehand and computerized quilting when using her Pro-Stitcher.
Susan is an award winning quilter with experience teaching and quilting in local quilt shops, and for customers and charities. Her quilting has been featured in McCall’s Heritage Quilts made Modern, and Quilt Trends magazines. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience, teaching quilters throughout the US and internationally, and as a classroom educator with the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo.