Workshop Description

From the Ground Up: Longarm Quilting for Beginners – #18103

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 102AB
Teacher: Margaret Solomon Gunn
Level: Beginner
Member: $248 Retail: $310
(Plus Kit Fee)


Whether you are considering purchasing a longarm or are just ready to learn the basics, this class is for you. In a one-on-one environment, Margaret will guide students on fundamental aspects from loading a quilt to proper tensioning and safe ergonomics to keep your body healthy. You will learn interesting background designs appropriate to your level so you can quilt happily and creatively from the front side of the longarm. Class will start with simple motifs, adding features and new components to create complex-looking yet beginner-friendly designs. Then you’ll discuss using templates and a few simple custom features all beginners can do. This class is intended to leave students with the confidence they need to quilt on their own when they go home. Spend all day learning on your own machine with one of the top longarm quilters in the industry! One student per longarm machine.

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