Everything's coming up roses at The Garden Guild, Kimberbell's one-day machine embroidery event! Create a Machine Embroider by Number: Pieced Bloom in a 6X10 hoop at the event, then "leaf" with four additional sizes to stitch later. Add "Darling, You Look Radishing" to a fully-lined Zipper Pouch Blank, then make a "Wet My Plants" Mat perfect for your potted blooms! The three event projects include fresh techniques and fabulous Kimberberbellishments such as Pull Flowers, Cute as a Button(s), Wool Felt Balls, and more. When you join The Garden Guild, your embroidery skills are sure to blossom and grow.
Learn the very basics of longarm free motion quilting with this hands on series of 3 classes. This "first steps" series is specifically for those who are new to longarm quilting and designed to help you jump-start your skills. Everyone will have time to work at the Juki longarm. You will be assigned homework to work on specific skills between classes. *Class One: Understanding tension; Starting and stopping; Five basic shapes to master; building ?muscle memory? *Class Two: Loading your quilt; batting and density of quilting; All-over designs (meander, loops, hearts, spirals, paisley. We will practice doodling on paper and then transfer our "muscle memory" to the machine. *Class Three: Thread choices; determining design for your quilt; using hand-guided pantographs that can get you quilting fast! All classes 5 PM-7 PM