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Handi Quilter - Everything Pro-Stitcher Premium



The HQ Pro-Stitcher® quilting system integrates Handi Quilter’s world-class quilting machines with the latest computer technology to help you finish more quilts. HQ Pro-Stitcher guides the machine to quilt any design you want to use, create, or customize. It works with all Handi Quilter stitch-regulated quilting machines: HQ Sixteen, HQ Simply Sixteen, HQ Avanté, HQ Fusion, and HQ Infinity. Expand your quilting possibilities with this easy-to-learn, easy-to-use, computerized system and have fun finishing more quilts!

Using integrated HQ technology, the HQ Pro-Stitcher offers the best of both worlds: computerized quilting and free-motion quilting in the same package.

This two-day class will dive into the following aspects of the Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher:

Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Simulator
In-depth tools and navigation 
Discuss Program Updates
Discuss machine settings, stitch lengths, speeds
Setting, transforming and saving areas
New Workspace feature
Creating edge-to-edge quilt layouts - all kinds
Wrapping and Off-Setting edge-to-edge designs
Drag and drop method for advanced quilting
Cropping inside, outside and start/end
Modifying designs:  resize/rotate/skew to shapes
Working with multiple designs simultaneously
Placing borders with corners
Chunking borders
Using the Record feature
Using the Mark feature
Using the Move feature
Using New Start and End feature
Determining stitch order
Creative use of designs

Skill Details:
All Skill Levels
Requirements:
Class Supplies: Laptop with Pro-Stitcher Simulator loaded (if you have any issues, come early and we will help you!) or Pro-Stitcher tablet with the keyboard and a wired mouse.
Instructor Name:
Susan Manry
Instructor Bio:
At age five, Susan's mother taught her to thread a needle and make a running stitch. Before long, she had taken over the sewing machine. Growing up, Susan's interests included textiles, drawing, design, and a broad range of arts and crafts. While raising three busy children and running an insurance business with her husband, her hobbies expanded to include digital drawing, web authoring, and computer technology.

Yearning for a career using her creative talents, Susan was smitten after discovering the combination of her creative joys in one activity - long arm quilting! Fabric, drawing, design, and sewing all in one complete package was simply too enticing to resist, and soon she was happily partnered with her HQ Fusion and HQ Pro-Stitcher. Mastering Pro-Stitcher and Art and Stitch, and seeking innovative ways to use both, Susan now enjoys quilting professionally with the HQ Infinity.

Susan believes she was meant to quilt, and she relishes any opportunity to share her love and knowledge of the craft with others. She lives in Central Texas with her husband, Mike, and their two pups.

Handi Quilter - Everything Pro-Stitcher Premium

Cost:
$ 199.00
Includes Lunch and two days of hands-on training.