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Long Arm Driving School


Long Arm Driving School is required before you can rent our Handi-Quilter Long Arm machine.  Class is $75 plus supply kit fee.

Here is what will be covered:

10:00-10:30       Name parts of machine, identify accessories

            Hand wheel

Leaders         

Bobbin case

Towa gauge

Bobbin winder

Pantograph

Channel locks

Laser light

Clamps

Brake levers

Take up bar and wheel

Quilt top bar/ Idle Bar/ Backing bar (aka Belly bar)

 

10:30-12:00       Instructor Demonstrations: 

Wind and insert bobbin

How to use a Towa Gauge

How to thread machine (Floss through tension disks)

Square up quilt & finding center  (Quilt top, batting & backing)

Loading the backing and quilt top with pins or Red Snappers

Bring up bobbin thread

Baste batting & quilt top

Use clamps

Discuss good batting choices and backing (pieced and correct size)

 

12:00 – 12:30    Students practice bringing up thread and free motion quilting

 

12:30 – 1:00      Lunch (on your own)

 

1:00-2:00           Unload previous quilt – Students take turns to reload new – Pin, roll, baste, bring up thread

 

2:00 – 2:30        Introduce pantographs, Teacher demonstration to stitch and advance a row

 

2:30-3:30           Students practice pantographs and free motion, Q/A time

 

3:30-4:00           Red Rooster Quilts Rental Program Details

 

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