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Our shop is in the Target Shopping Center, next to DAC Fitness,
and a few shops away from Thai Delights.
Closest entrance to our shop is off Main St,

right next to Regions Bank.

08211: HQ Event Day 1 (ALL DAY CLASS): 1-C (Two 3-hour sessions)

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Class Description:
Class 1-A – 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!

Objective: Learn skills that will help you manages your long-arm machine with confidence

Topics Include:

    • Basic machine and frame elements and features

    • Bobbins, tension, needles and thread

    • How to load a quilt onto a frame

    • Quilting with Groovy Boards and pantographs

    • Rulers, Adjustable and Micro Handles, and basic free-motion

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Beginner to Advanced
Materials Included:
For anyone who loves quilting.
Instructor Name:
Martha Higdon
Instructor Bio:
HQ National Educator Martha Higdon
Martha's passion for quilting started when her grandmother left her a Sunbonnet Sue quilt top. Martha knew she would need to learn how to quilt in order to finish that quilt top. She found a quilting mentor, who taught her everything about piecing a quilt and hand quilting. Since Martha lives in fast mode, she knew she would need to learn how to quilt by machine. She started on a domestic machine and worked her way up to a longarm machine.
Martha opened her own quilting business in 2014 and hasn't looked back. She is a well-rounded quilter and has won ribbons at local quilt shows, the Indiana State Fair and the Indiana Heritage Quilt Show. She loves to make a quilt come alive with her quilting and no two quilts are quilted alike. Currently she is running her quilting business with her HQ Forte and HQ Fusion with Pro-Stitcher. Her digitized designs can be found at Martha loves spreading her enthusiasm and joy to other quilters to inspire others to break the rules and create their own style.
She is a Veteran of the US Air Force, a retired policeman, and married to her wonderful husband and has two grown sons.

08211: HQ Event Day 1 (ALL DAY CLASS): 1-C (Two 3-hour sessions)

$ 100.00
Includes Lunch