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Mary Yoder
Handi Quilter National Educator


Dr. Donna Smith
Director of Education at Fox Country Quilts


July 13 - 15, 2023
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Central Time

Discover why so many quilters are getting Handi Quilter longarm machines! In this in-person event, National Handi Quilter Educator Mary Yoder and Fox Country Quilts' Director of Education Donna Smith will take you on a journey of longarm machine quilting basics to quilting up a few fun projects on the longarm!

There are a limited number of tickets available, sign up quickly!

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All of our events include meals, snacks, discounts & a whole lot of fun!

Find out if longarm quilting is right for you and why Handi Quilter is quickly becoming the Number 1 best longarm machines in the industry.
This event is for quilters who are interested in learning about longarm machine quilting.

Day 1 AM - Longarm Machine Quilting Basics (Mary Yoder)

Does longarm quilting interest you? Would you like to learn more about it? Perhaps 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 PM - Free Motion Quilting Foundations (Mary Yoder)

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 AM - Mandala Magic (Mary Yoder)

Mandalas are a fun trend in quilting today. In this workshop, look at ways to build these beautiful designs using symmetry, starting with a doodle.

Day 2 PM - Happy Feet! (Mary Yoder)

Have you ever wanted to break away from your basic quilting and really see what your longarm can do? You can piece, quilt on unique fabric, apply binding to your quilts, and a lot of other great time saving techniques on your longarm. Find out what your longarm can really do and get ready to get more projects done.

Day 3 - Exploring Pro-Stitcher Hands on (Donna Smith)

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.

  *Fox Country Quilts SPECIAL*
Purchase a longarm package during this event and get this event PLUS 1-2 extra training days free!

Additional benefits include free installation and delivery, discounts on longarm accessories, access to 3 certified technicians, and access to a longarm and Pro-Stitcher guru.