with Gina Perkes
Confidence is the key to success in Longarm quilting and the best way to gain confidence is through learning. Gina Perkes will help you discover the proper steps to take and share many tips as you embark on your new and exciting journey. You will learn freehand exercises which will train you to become fluid in your free motion quilting and how to mirror image & execute shapes with ease. You will learn to love working at the front of the machine and the many benefits of doing so. In addition to learning to quilt simple yet beautiful designs, you will come away with the basic knowledge of machine set up, trouble shooting, thread and tension tips, and much more! This is a great class for beginners and is taught in a positive and stress free environment.
Gina Perkes classes are appropriate for longarm, sitdown and domestic machines. There is no need to bring a machine. The classes will be primarily lecture/demo, but we will have a longarm machine and a sitdown machine in the room. There will be opportunity for hands-on as time allows. Please bring a sketchbook/tablet and pen or pencil.
Class attendees receive free multi-day admission to Stitcher Paradise Marketplace and In-store coupon to Happy Apple Quilts/Florida Quilting Center