Computerized Quilting Boot Camp with Linda Gosselin, HQ National Educator
Classes are $125.00 per day or $325.00 for all 3 days days – Lunch included
Learn all about Handi Quilter’s Pro-Stitcher Premium and Simulator and an Introduction to Art & Stitch digitizing software in this exciting three-day classroom experience. Whether you are new to computerized quilting, experienced, or wonder what it’s all about, these classes will give your quilting a “jump start!”
For the best classroom experience, bring your mouse and your Pro-Stitcher tablet or a second laptop with Pro-Stitcher Premium Simulator pre-loaded
Pro-Stitcher Premium: What’s new and where’d they put that? What is “Simulator” and how do I use it?
Tabs and program defaults How do I install updates?
Open/Save: Designs, Areas, Workspaces
All about Area – 2-corner, multi point, save and transform Working with Blocks, Borders & Corners
Edit – copy/paste, duplicate
Modify – rotate, reposition, resize, align, skew How to determine stitch order
E2E: edge to edge quilt layouts – basic, wrapped, and nested E2E: How to advance to the next row
How to recover from a thread break, an empty bobbin, or a restart How to make new designs from existing ones
How to crop – inside, outside, multiple, and how to crop the top or bottom row
E2E: stitch continuously left to right and right to left…take advantage of the entire throat space! Mark and Record
E2E as creative fills Introduction to “Line Drawing”
Bring a mouse and a laptop class loaded with the latest version, available at http://download.artandstitch.com/dwnldform.htm
The free download is fully functional and does not need to be activated, however, without activation you will not be able to save your work.
About the toolbars and the library
Grid, Snap to Grid, Snap to Anchors, Connect/Tie
Using the basic drawing tools – Line, Curve, Three Point Arc Trace a background image
The Amazing Doodle Template Repeat, Rotate, Mirror/Flip
Magic Tools – Square, Circle, Rays
Using a Backdrop to audition quilt designs Introduction to creative fills and hatch designs How will it stitch? Running and stitch motifs How to save and stitch your design!