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HQ Event: Sweet and Simple Free-Motion Quilting and Radical Rulers!



A.M. Class Description: Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free-motion quilting – and it’s easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free-motion quilting, and how you can create stunning designs.

P.M. Class Description: If you love precision and consistency in your quilting rulers, you will love using design rulers and templates! These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching them out precisely. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely with the ruler base and Sure Foot, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights.

This is a full day class with an hour break for lunch on your own. 

Make it simple when you order a bag lunch from Banter's Meat next door at least 2 
days in advance at: (317) 922-1080 or bring your own lunch.   

These hands on classes are taught by Handi Quilter National Educator Martha Higdon.


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: All skill levels are welcome
Requirements: If you have questions about this class, please contact Stephanie at stephanie@alwaysinstitches1.com or call 317-776-4227 and ask for Stephanie.
Instructor: Martha Higdon
Instructor Bio: Martha's passion for quilting started when her grandmother left her a Sunbonnet Sue quilt top. Martha knew she would need to learn how to quilt in order to finish that quilt top. She found a quilting mentor, who taught her everything about piecing a quilt and hand quilting. Since Martha lives in fast mode, she knew she would need to learn how to quilt by machine. She started on a domestic machine and worked her way up to a longarm machine. Martha opened her own quilting business in 2014 and hasn't looked back. She is a well-rounded quilter and has won ribbons at local quilt shows, the Indiana State Fair and the Indiana Heritage Quilt Show. She loves to make a quilt come alive with her quilting and no two quilts are quilted alike. Currently she is running her quilting business with her HQ Forte and HQ Fusion with Pro-Stitcher. Her digitized designs can be found at Quiltable.com. Martha loves spreading her enthusiasm and joy to other quilters to inspire others to break the rules and create their own style. She is a Veteran of the US Air Force, a retired policeman, and married to her wonderful husband and has two grown sons.
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