Quilters Haven
Rockford, IL


Feather designs always add a touch of class to any quilt, evoking a positive response from any viewer. Learn to draw and stitch these beautiful elements in many different styles, from traditional to contemporary. Then learn how to fit them in specific geometric spaces, how to turn corners, make feather wreaths, and how to echo and add fills. It’s easier than you think! TOPICS INCLUDE: • How to draw fluid feathers • Adding echo and fills • Fitting feathers within a geometric space • Feather wreaths • Turning corners with feathers

Does longarm quilting interest you, and you’d like to learn more about it? Or do you just need a review of longarm basics? This class takes the mystery out of longarm quilting by acquainting you with the basic terms, machine features, how to load a quilt, and what you need to know about thread, needles and tension. Handi Quilter longarm systems are user-friendly, come in various sizes for every budget, and are designed by a quilter, for quilters – just like you! TOPICS INCLUDE: • Definition of longarm quilting terms • Basic machine features • Bobbins, tension, needles and thread • Loading quilts • Groovy boards and pantographs

If you love precision and consistency in your quilting designs, 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 how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights. TOPICS INCLUDE: • Handling rulers safely • Accomplishing precision and accuracy • Straight line quilting and stitch in the ditch • Right angles and cross hatching • Overview of all shapes of Handi Quilter ruler

A beginner class in Art and Stitch. Join me as I show you how to navigate the home screen. We will learn how to bring in a backdrop and create a digitized pattern to take to the Pro Stitcher. Learn how to meander anything using your own motif. I will show you how to bring in a quilt as a backdrop and audition patterns and so much more! Bring your laptop with Art and Stitch loaded and a mouse.

Anniversary Sale at Quilters Haven
Friday October 13th and
Saturday October 14th
    • 4616 E State St. Rockford, IL 61108
    • Ph: (815) 227-1659
    •    Hours: Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri,Sat 10am-4pm
    • Wed 10am-6pm
    • Closed Sun