June 22, 2023
Registration opens 6/1/23
9015 Grand Ave.
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
Free; registration required
Long-Arm Quilting Basics*
Thursday, June 22, 2023
Learn the basics of quilting on our Janome Artistic Star XLQ 18'x8' Quilting Machine. This class is required for anyone who wishes to use the long arm quilting machine in The Maker Spot. Registration is required.
This class will cover:
- Parts of the machine
- About thread, threading, and needles
- Bobbin winding, placement, and cleaning
- Attaching layers of the quilt
- Stitching and stitches
- Basic maintenance & troubleshooting
- How to properly reset the machine after use
- Safety guidelines
- Reservation guidelines
- 1 solid piece of fabric 32X36
- 1 other piece of coordinating fabric 36X40
- 1 piece of batting (cotton or cotton blend) 36X40
- All cuts must be exact
Attendees must have basic sewing and quilting knowledge. This class will teach only how to use the machine, not how to create a quilt.
If you do not already have an NRH Library card, please be sure to show up a few minutes early so that you may sign up for one. This class is open to those 17 years old and older.