The Quilt Shop at Essenhaus News http://www.essenhausquiltshop.comhttps://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/modules/news.htm?rssfeed=1 Thu, 23 Mar 2023 18:55:29 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 The Van is coming, the Van is coming!!!!! http://www.essenhausquiltshop.comhttps://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=11347 <table class="address" border="0" width="95%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5"> <tbody> <tr> <td>Are you looking to expand your longarm skills?&nbsp; The Quilt Shop is pleased to announce that we are hosting <a href="/handi-quilter-national-educator---judy-hays.htm">HQ National Educator,&nbsp;Judy Hays</a>&nbsp;for 3 days of hands-on training in our shop.&nbsp; Classes are&nbsp;September 29-30, October 1, Thursday - Saturday.<br /><br />If you sign up for a full day of classes, lunch is included.&nbsp; Registration links are next to each class title.&nbsp; If you aren't comfortable signing up on-line, please give us a call at 574-822-1270.</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br /><strong>Day 1:</strong><br /> <p><span>3 Hour Morning Class:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1C-HO Longarm Machine Quilting Basics (3 hours)</span>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<a href="https://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/module/class/462497/longarm-machine-quilting-basics" target="_blank">Register</a><br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <br /> <span>3 Hour Afternoon Class:</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <span>&nbsp; 2A-HO Fast, Fun, Fabulous Free Motion (3 hours)&nbsp; &nbsp;<a href="https://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/module/class/462498/fast-fun-fabulous-free-motion" target="_blank">Register</a></span></p> <p><strong><span>Day 2</span></strong><span>:&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span>3 Hour Morning Class:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; PS-HO1 Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Hands On (3 hours)&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/module/class/462500/introduction-to-pro-stitcher-hands-on" target="_blank">Register</a><br /></span></p> <p><span>3 Hour Afternoon Class:&nbsp; 3B-HO</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <span>Hands On Ruler Essentials (3 hours)&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/module/class/462501/hands-on-ruler-essentials" target="_blank">Register</a><br /></span></p> <p><strong><span>Day 3</span></strong><span>:&nbsp; Workshops (No Substitutions):&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span>HO1 A Foot Ahead&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; HO2 Beyond Basic Background Fills&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span>HO3 Not Your Average Orange Peel</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <span>HO4 Gridwork Not Guesswork&nbsp;</span></p> <a href="https://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/module/class/462502/workshops---a-foot-ahead-beyond-basic-background-fills-not-your-average-orange-peel--gridwork-not-guesswork" target="_blank">Register</a> Handi Quilter National Educator Karen Arnold is coming to town! http://www.essenhausquiltshop.comhttps://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=11203 <table class="address" border="0" width="95%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5"> <tbody> <tr> <td>Are you looking to expand your longarm skills?&nbsp; The Quilt Shop is pleased to announce that we are hosting HQ National Educator, Karen Arnold for 3 days of training in our shop.&nbsp; Classes are June 2 - 4, Thursday - Saturday.<br /><br />If you sign up for a full day of classes, lunch is included.&nbsp; Registration links are below each class description.&nbsp; If you aren't comfortable signing up on-line, please give us a call at 574-822-1270.</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br />Available classes:&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br />Day 1 Morning:&nbsp;&nbsp;A Foot Ahead<br />Class Description: Handi Quilter&rsquo;s full lineup of feet give you a lot options for quilting projects. This fun workshop lets you see different ways to incorporate techniques with the all the different feet.<br />Objective: Learn how to incorporate the use of Handi Feet into your quilting projects.<br />&bull; The many feet available<br />&bull; Different applications for the feet<br />&bull; Changing the feet<br />&bull; Couching<br />&bull; Attaching binding while on the frame<br /><br /><a href="https://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/module/class/450668/a-foot-ahead" target="_blank">Register for Day 1 Morning class</a><br /><br />Day 1 Afternoon:&nbsp;Beyond Basic Background Fills<br />Class Description: Interested in building a library of designs you can use with confidence? In this workshop, you&rsquo;ll identify shapes you already love to quilt, learn how to create pathways to connect designs, and explore using different threads to really make your background fill quilting pop.<br />Objective: Develop a library of designs that you can quilt with confidence using free motion on your longarm.<br />&bull; Identify the shapes that you are naturally good at<br />&bull; Use these shapes to create new pathways<br />&bull; Audition designs for each quilt<br />&bull; The impact thread can have on quilting<br />&bull; Finding the size and shape that best enhance the feature you want to highlight<br /><br /><a href="https://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/module/class/450670/beyond-basic-background-fills" target="_blank">Register for Day 1 Afternoon class</a><br /><br />Day 2 - Morning Session &amp; Afternoon Session: PS-LD2 Progressive Basics in Simulation - full day<br /><br />Class Description: Pro-Stitcher is an intuitive computer-guided quilting system designed especially for use with Handi Quilter longarm quilting machines. User-friendly and simple to operate, the step-by-step process for each function is easy and fun. Whether finishing your own quilts or consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New owners &ndash; start here!<br /><br />Objective: Students learn the basics of Pro-Stitcher in simulation by following along or watching demonstrations of Pro-Stitcher features and the basic overview of PS Designer and Catalog<br /><br />Topics can include:<br />&bull; Overview of support resources available online<br />&bull; Overview of menu, functions and design catalog<br />&bull; Create an area and place a block using Skew, Resize, Xform &amp; Align<br />&bull; Demo how to set up an e2e design, including wrapped and cropped designs<br />&bull; What&rsquo;s the difference between Reposition, Nudge and Drag and Drop<br />&bull; The many ways to describe an Area on your quilt<br />&bull; Making designs fit in all spaces with the Modify tools<br />&bull; Overview of PS Designer &amp; PS Catalog<br /><br /><a href="https://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/module/class/450670/beyond-basic-background-fills" target="_blank">Register for Day 2 Pro Stitcher class</a><br /><br />Day 3 - Morning &amp; Afternoon Sessions: PSD-LD2 Pro-Stitcher Designer Basics 1-full day <br /><br />Class Description: Pro-Stitcher Designer is full featured, vector-based drawing software gives you the ability to quickly design, edit, customize, export and import any quilting motif you can imagine. This class will start with a basic overview of the easy-to-use features. New users will be creating their own digital designs for their next quilting project by the end of this class!<br /><br />Objective: Students will understand the basics of how to edit and create designs using PS Designer.<br />Topics can include:<br />&bull; Overview of support resources available online<br />&bull; Overview of user interface, basic functions and design catalog<br />&bull; Draw basic designs using the Draw tools then add stitches and save<br />&bull; Bring in a backdrop and layout a quilt<br />&bull; Basic editing of designs to make them fit any space<br />&bull; Auto-Digitizing basics, including the Magic Wand<br />&bull; Use Carousel, Reflect, Rays and Echo Quilting to create unique block designs<br />&bull; Use backdrops to layout whole quilt designs<br />&bull; Text Tools for personalizing quilting designs<br />&bull; Connecting Designs<br />&bull; When to use Trim, Weld and Intersect<br />&bull; PS Catalog basics<br /><br /><a href="https://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/module/class/450672/pro-stitcher-designer-basics-1-full-day" target="_blank">Register for Day 3 Pro Stitcher Designer class</a><br /><br /> Welcome to our new website! http://www.essenhausquiltshop.comhttps://www.essenhausquiltshop.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10953 <div style="padding-left: 30px;">Welcome to the new improved website for The Quilt Shop @ Essenhaus!&nbsp; Please be patient with us as we continue to update and add inventory to our site.&nbsp; In the meantime, if you are looking for something that isn't on our site, feel free to give us a call at 574-822-1270 and we'll see what we can do!</div>