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E122-19 Art & Stitch - Keep it Simple
E122-19 Art & Stitch - Keep it Simple
With Linda Gosselin
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 100.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Product Specific

Using simple drawing tools, specifically the line and three-point-arc, create stunning designs that only look complex. We will use the Magic Circle and Magic Square tools to take your design from simple to stupendous! Explore the stitch tools, and if your software is activated, save the design, take it home and stitch it out on your computerized longarm system!

MQX will not assume liability for electrical setup or issues experienced, backup batteries are strongly recommended.




E148-19 Art & Stitch - Repeat After Me
E148-19 Art & Stitch - Repeat After Me
With Linda Gosselin
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 100.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Product Specific

What makes a design repeatable? It’s having the start and stop points on the same horizontal level. It’s what’s in between the start and stop where the fun begins. Let’s create some simple clamshell designs, then transform them from simple to spectacular!

MQX will not assume liability for electrical setup or issues experienced, backup batteries are strongly recommended.




E126-19 You Can Do WHAT with a Digital Cutter? & Trunk Show (Janome Artistic Edge Digital Cutter Presentation)
E126-19 You Can Do WHAT with a Digital Cutter? & Trunk Show (Janome Artistic Edge Digital Cutter Presentation)
With Heidi Proffetty
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 40.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Product Specific

Perhaps you don’t know what a digital cutting machine is? Or maybe you know what a digital cutter is but think it’s just for crafters. Are you wondering how a quilter can use a digital cutter to quilt with? Or maybe you’re a quilter who’s been frustrated using a digital cutter and have it tucked away not being used. If any of these apply to you then this will be a very useful presentation to attend. Quilters and fiber artists are using digital cutters in ways you never imagined. Digital cutters offer us creative freedom and endless design options. Come and learn about digital cutters, watch a demonstration and see a trunk show of my mosaic art quits all created using a digital cutter!


E222-19 Art & Stitch - Fill 'er Up
E222-19 Art & Stitch - Fill 'er Up
With Linda Gosselin
Thursday, April 11, 2019
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 100.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Product Specific

Use any Edge to Edge design or one of the many stitch motifs in the Art & Stitch library to fill inside or outside a simple shape. Double the fun and use two different fills. Bonus: Learn to create your own stitch motif!

MQX will not assume liability for electrical setup or issues experienced, backup batteries are strongly recommended.




E230-19 Digital Design Wall - EQ8
E230-19 Digital Design Wall - EQ8
With Candace West
Thursday, April 11, 2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time

$ 150.00
Kit Fee: $10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Product Specific

EQ8 is all new with an updated user interface and even more functionality! This powerful application can take you into design nirvana if you know the basics. In this class we will cover the new workspaces and quickly begin to design quilts. Leave this class with the confidence to turn your computer into a digital design wall! Part 1 - Learn how to add to and gain control of your Sketchbook fabrics, blocks and quilt designs to only use what you really need. Part 2 - Create an Easy Draw block in EQ8 and scan and import fabrics from your stash to truly represent your quilt. Bringing your laptop with EQ8 installed and activated is the best way to get the most out of this class, but is not required. This class is exclusively EQ8 focused.

MQX will not assume liability for electrical setup or issues experienced, backup batteries are strongly recommended.




E252-19 Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher Premium Simulation Class – Build A Quilt
E252-19 Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher Premium Simulation Class – Build A Quilt
With Linda Gosselin
Thursday, April 11, 2019
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 100.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Product Specific

Bring your laptop loaded with Pro-Stitcher Simulator. Using simple geometric shapes included with your Pro-Stitcher, we will build visual interpretations of several quilt tops. Use one as a “background” for auditioning quilting designs! Double your productivity - design the next quilt while your longarm stitches out one loaded on the frame!

MQX will not assume liability for electrical setup or issues experienced, backup batteries are strongly recommended.




E242-19 IntelliQuilter Pantograph Panache
E242-19 IntelliQuilter Pantograph Panache
With Janice Kagenski
Thursday, April 11, 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 50.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Computerized- Intelliquilter, Product Specific

Learn the many ways to use your Intelliquilter to set up pantographs. Discover the ins and outs of successfully creating a pantograph layout that fits the quilt and takes advantage of IQ’s flipping, clip off, skew, shift, and offset features, including progressive offset. Learn how IQ’s features allow you to use point-to-point designs as pantographs, as well as the new modern designs whose pantographs cover the entire width of a quilt. Students will receive 3 original pantograph designs (by email after the class). The IQ tablet is not used in class. Consider bringing it along to practice after class or get together with other IQ users to practice and play.




E268-19 Custom Quilting with IntelliQuilter
E268-19 Custom Quilting with IntelliQuilter
With Janice Kagenski
Thursday, April 11, 2019
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 50.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Computerized- Intelliquilter, Product Specific

Learn how to custom quilt borders, blocks, and sashings with ease using the powerful Intelliquilter tools. Discover multiple ways to place and edit designs so they fit the actual piecing, even piecing that is less than precise. Become proficient using split, stretch, combine, distort, magnet, shape shift, path pattern, and repeat patterns/blocks. Students will receive 3 original designs (by email after the class). The IQ tablet is not used in class. Consider bringing it along to practice after class or get together with other IQ users to practice and play.




E324-19 Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher Premium Simulator - It's a Block Party
E324-19 Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher Premium Simulator - It's a Block Party
With Linda Gosselin
Friday, April 12, 2019
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 100.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Product Specific

Learn to create line drawings of common quilt blocks. Use the line drawings in quilt layouts as a visual aide to auditioning quilting designs. With Simulator, you can plan the next quilt as one is being stitched out at your machine!

MQX will not assume liability for electrical setup or issues experienced, backup batteries are strongly recommended.




E308-19 Background Fills with IntelliQuilter
E308-19 Background Fills with IntelliQuilter
With Janice Kagenski
Friday, April 12, 2019
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 100.00
Handout Fee: $8.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Computerized- Intelliquilter, Product Specific

Learn how to execute background fills with IQ using no-sew zones and clipping blocks in combination with a variety of background fill options, including small-scale pantographs, echoes, several types of rays created using fan pattern, crosshatching, and purchased fill designs. Discover efficient ways to edit and stitch background fills to avoid multiple starts and stops. With the skills learned in this class you’ll be a background fill pro in no time! Students will receive several of the fill designs created in class (by email after the class). The IQ tablet is not used in class. Consider bringing it along to practice after class or get together with other IQ users to practice and play.




E330-19 Corel Draw Basics – Professional Drawing Skills for Quilters
E330-19 Corel Draw Basics – Professional Drawing Skills for Quilters
With Candace West
Friday, April 12, 2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time

$ 125.00
Kit Fee: $10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Product Specific

Are you a professional artist/quilter who struggles to give the designs you use for patterns, books and presentations a more polished look? Then come explore the benefits of using a professional vector program to create them. Additionally, if you want to produce digital files for robotic machines vector files are a must. In this hands-on computer lab, you will learn why Corel Draw is the industry-leading vector design program. Students must have a full copy of Corel Draw installed on their laptops to work with in class. Note that a free trial version of Corel Draw is available at https://www.coreldraw.com/en/free-trials/?topNav=en , so you can try before you buy!

MQX will not assume liability for electrical setup or issues experienced, backup batteries are strongly recommended.




E350-19E252-19 Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher Premium Simulator – Create Complimentary Quilting Designs
E350-19E252-19 Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher Premium Simulator – Create Complimentary Quilting Designs
With Linda Gosselin
Friday, April 12, 2019
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 100.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Product Specific

Do you have a favorite block design but no matching corner or border? This class will show you how to break apart designs and put them back together in a new way!

MQX will not assume liability for electrical setup or issues experienced, backup batteries are strongly recommended.




E344-19 Pattern Design with IntelliQuilter
E344-19 Pattern Design with IntelliQuilter
With Janice Kagenski
Friday, April 12, 2019
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 100.00
Handout Fee: $8.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Computerized- Intelliquilter, Product Specific

Learn to create new and interesting quilting designs with a modern flair using only the patterns and tools provided with every Intelliquilter. Start with lines, arcs, circles, Computer Art patterns, and more. Then use IQ’s powerful tools to create a myriad of new designs including repeatable designs that stitch back and forth across the entire quilt, grid-based designs for all-over quilting or background fills, block designs, and even a unique one-of-a-kind modern design that employs the Magnet Tool. Students will receive several of the designs created in class (by email after the class). The IQ tablet is not used in class. Consider bringing it along to practice after class or get together with other IQ users to practice and play.




E428-19 Cutting Laboratory
E428-19 Cutting Laboratory
With Candace West
Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time

$ 125.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Product Specific

Join Candace West for a hands-on cutting laboratory with your computerized cutting machine. Students will cut a variety of materials and learn what settings work best for each material. Practical applications using our newly cut projects will be covered in this fun filled class. Become one with your cutting machine and use it to its full potential! Students must be able to use the basic functions of their machine, including loading the mat, adding new designs and the basic cutting commands of their system.

MQX will not assume liability for electrical setup or issues experienced.




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