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Long Arm Quilting Machine Basics

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


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. All class attendees must have an NRH or NTLC member library card in good standing. Please read The Maker Usage Policy for more information. All attendees must complete a Maker Agreement before attending the class. This class is open to those 17 years old and older.

Attendees must have basic sewing and quilting knowledge. This class will teach only how to use the machine, not how to create a quilt.

Required Materials:

  • 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.

Please arrive early to the class so that it can begin on time.

In this class you will learn:

  • Parts of the Machine
  • About Thread, Threading, and Needles
  • Bobbin Winding, Placement and Cleaning
  • Attaching Layers of Quilt
  • Stitching and Stitches
  • Basic Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • How to Properly Reset Machine After Use
  • Safety Guidelines
  • Reservation Guidelines & Pricing

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February 9
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Maker Spot
2nd Floor of the NRH Library 9015 Grand Avenue
North Richland Hills, Texas 76180 United States


The Maker Spot