Special Events

Handi-Quilter Virtual Event – November 7th and 8th, 2020


Buy two or more classes and save $5 per class.


Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting – Saturday, November 7, from 10am – 12pm

Demystify longarm quilting by learning all the basics. This class is full of great tips and tricks. Topics Include:
    * Longarm machine and frame features and maintenance
    * How to set tension on a bobbin and your machine, needles and thread
    * How to load your quilt onto a frame
    * Choosing the right thread and designs for your project
    * A basic overview of free-motion techniques and ruler work

$30.00 per class (purchase two or more classes and get $5.00 each class)

Beyond Meandering:Other ways to Fill Your Quilt – Saturday, November 7, from 2pm – 4pm

Explore other basic background designs, including continuous curve, straight lines, and crosshatching. Learn to quilt continuously gives you a whole new collection of designs! Topics include:
* Choosing background fills to accent your design
* Create extra texture with creative fills
* Try out patterns large to small patterns
* Use a grid to keep your pattern consistent
* Adjustable handlebars and HQ Micro Handles tips and tricks

$30.00 per class (purchase two or more classes and get $5.00 each class)

Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher – Sunday, November 8, from 10am – 12pm

New Pro-Stitcher owners – start here!
Whether finishing your own quilts or considering a quilting business, experience the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. Topics Include:

* Overview of support resources available on-line
* Overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog * Place a block design using Skew, Resize, XForm and Align * Demonstration of the Pro-Stitcher Simulator
* Overview of Pro-Stitcher Designer

$30.00 per class (purchase two or more classes and get $5.00 each class)

Pro-Stitcher: Expanding What You Know – Sunday, November 8, from 2pm – 4pm

Focus on more advanced techniques and take full advantage of all of the great features of Pro-Stitcher.

* Borders with corners and chunking methods
* Using all the Modify tab features
* Chunking borders and quilting designs larger than your throat space * Triangle Skew
* Digitizing your designs with Record

$30.00 per class (purchase two or more classes and get $5.00 each class)

Store Hours

Thursday, Friday & Saturday
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Monday & Tuesday for in-store shopping by appointment

Closed Wednesday & Sunday.

Store Address

Calico Gals Quilt Shop and Sewing Center

3906 New Court Ave.
Syracuse, NY13206

Contact Us

Phone: 315-445-0617
Email: store@calicogals.com

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