Exploring Q-matic

Exploring Q-matic

MAY 10–13, 2022

Join BERNINA Educators in an extensive four-day retreat at the BERNINA Creative Center to explore the many functions and features of the BERNINA Q-matic Automated Quilting System. Discover the ease of use whether quilting edge-to-edge or creating custom quilted works of art.

Become familiar with:
   -Edge-to-edge layouts
   -Trimming the design layout
   -Masking an area
   -Aligning your layout
   -Placing designs with Boundary and Markers
   -Much, much more!

In this retreat you will construct a small quilt to custom quilt with Q-matic using many of the tools in the Tool Center. You will also learn how to achieve perfect spacing every time when quilting edge-to-edge. Everyone will leave this retreat with two quilted projects ready to bind.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Class begins at 8:30 AM CT each day
Lunch is from 12:00 PM–1:00 PM CT each day
Class ends at 4:00 PM CT each day
 
LOCATION
BERNINA Creative Center
3682 Prairie Lake Ct | Aurora, IL 60504
 
FEE $899

Supply List (for students to supply)
   - Small scissors for cutting threads
   - Paper and pen for note taking

Day 1:
   -Construction of project (working on BERNINA 590 sewing machines)
   -Computer training on Q-matic in classroom setting
  
Day 2:
   -Training at the Q Series Frame
   -Complete exercises in the Q-matic Tool Center

Day 3:
   -E2E (edge-to-edge) designs
   -Mask
   -Using Art & Stitch with Q-matic creating a raw ede applique
   -Group dinner at Aspen Lane Wine Company

Day 4:
  -Create a full layout in Q-matic to place designs
  -Boundary
  -Markers
  -Realign Safe Area