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Beginner APQS Training

Our beginner longarm quilting class.

You’ll learn:

Skills you need to complete typical quilting projects on your new longarm machine
Supply information
Thread and batting
Maintenance and tension
Customer contact and consultation
Different ways to load a quilt
How to conquer pantographs
Basic custom quilting skills like border designs, blocks, stitching in the ditch and more
Business tips

This is a 4 hour class.  It is free for students who purchase a quilting machine from APQS, or tuition is $200 for anyone wanting to learn more about longarm quilting.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Skills you need to complete typical quilting projects on your new longarm machine, Thread and batting, Maintenance and tension, everything you need to know to use an APQS machine.
Instructor: Megan Sorn
Instructor Bio: After having failed sewing in 7th grade, Megan decided that she was doomed to a life without sewing. When her friend, Karol Fischbach, insisted she attend her free quilting class at church. Karol was a fantastic instructor and Megan has been obsessively quilting ever since. She and her mother own and operate a studio just up the road from IT&M. Megan loves sharing her knowledge with others and uses her art school background to help people create free-motion designs and choose colors/fabrics.
Learn APQS machines! This class is FREE with the purchase of an APQS machine.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

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  • Imagine That & More
    3756 Rocky River Drive
    Cleveland, OH 44111
    Call us now: (216) 417-1155