Handi Quilter Education Event
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National Educator - September 22-23, 2017
Join our Handi Quilter national educator, Michelle (Micki) Chappelear, for any or all of four classes on Friday and Saturday, September 22nd and 23rd. Choose from the following four classes:
You Can Do That on a Handi Quilter?! Friday, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
All About Feathers Friday, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Longarm Quilting Boot Camp Basics, Saturday, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Custom Waves, Circles and Curves, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Classes are $35 each and discounted if you take more than one class.
We are so excited to have Micki here for this event. Micki resides in Hillsboro, Illinois, a rural farming community where she has lived her entire life. She was introduced to her love of sewing through 4-H and doing alterations at a men's clothing store at the young age of 16. Growing up in a family of five children, Micki shared the joy of creating crafts and sewing with her mother, who always made the family's clothing.
Later in life, Micki found her passion for longarm quilting while at a Mothers' Day outing with her sisters, taking their mother to a quilt show. While there, Micki's sister spotted a Handi Quilter machine and said it looked like something she would like. Prompted by the retailer, Micki tried the machine and she was hooked! Two months later she ordered the HQ Fusion with Pro-Stitcher and never looked back!