Walker Quilt Co.
Longarm Certification Class
This class is required prior to renting the stand-up longarm machines. You’ll learn how to prepare your quilt for the longarm, how to operate the different models of machines we offer, and how to balance your tension. You’ll also have some free-motion practice time on each model as well. Fabric & thread is provided.
Sweet 16 Certification Class
This class is required prior to renting the Sweet 16 sit-down longarm. You'll learn how to operate the machine, how to thread and balance your tension, use templates and more. Practice fabric is provided.
Pro-Stitcher Edge to Edge Class
In this class you'll learn how to use Pro-Stitcher to quilt an allover design. You'll learn how to set your area, load designs, re-position & advance your quilt, recover from thread breaks and more.
Pro-Stitcher e2e class is required if you'd like to use PS during your rental.
It's also a great class for existing PS owners who'd like a refresher on edge to edge quilting, or those who are Handi Quilter owners but don't have Pro-Stitcher. You can rent time and use PS, no certification course requi
How to Quilt It?? Deciding on Quilting Design
Are you stumped trying to figure out how to quilt your tops? Well, join us for one of our most popular (and fun!) classes. We'll look at whether quilts need custom work or edge to edge quilting, where you can find design inspiration, focal points in your quilt, how to enhance the piecing, and cover ideas for negative space. Bring a quilt top or 2, and we'll talk about different quilting ideas and send you home inspired and ready to finish those quilts! 15 students max.
Loading on the Longarm
Learn how to load your quilt on the longarm frame! This class is open for our renters, as well as longarm owners who'd like a refresher. Topics covered will include loading basics using leadergrips, how to prepare your quilt top & backing, and how to keep your top straight & square as you quilt. Plenty of tips & tricks will be shared to help you end up with the best possible results in your quilting!
Pro-Stitcher: Inside Fit Design with Borders
In this class you'll learn how to use Pro-Stitcher to do an "inside fit" design (an edge-to-edge that fits inside the middle of your quilt) with separate border designs. You'll learn about the specific types of designs that you give you the best result for this type of quilting (no cropping required!!), and all the tips & tricks that make it easier. We'll cover design setup, advancing your quilt, and repositioning. You'll also learn how to tackle borders with matching corners for beautiful
Infinity Machine Rental
This rental is for the Handi Quilter Infinity machine. Infinity is the largest HQ longarm, with an impressive 26" throat. This is especially helpful for pantograph quilting, since it requires less advances of your quilt and less time repositioning your design. It also comes with several nice bells & whistles, like the automatic thread tie-off and bobbin thread cutter. Infinity has fully adjustable handles as well, so you can find your perfect comfort setting. The 12' frame can handle any size
Fusion Machine Rental
This rental is for the Handi Quilter Fusion machine. Fusion is the mid-sized model of HQ longarms, with a large 24" throat. It maintains light maneuverability, but also offers expanded throat space. It's especially helpful for pantograph quilting, requiring less advances of your quilt and less time repositioning your design. Fusion has a thread break sensor, front handwheel access for easy, precise positioning, and is stitch regulated as well. The 12' frame can handle any size quilt.
Avante Machine Rental
This rental is for the Handi Quilter Avante machine. Avante is the smallest and lightest model of HQ longarms, with a spacious 18" throat. She is light on her feet and glides effortlessly over your quilt. Avante offers great lighting, stitch-regulated and manual modes, basting stitches and more! The 10' studio frame can easily accommodate quilts up to 110" wide.
Sweet 16 Machine Rental
This rental is for the Handi Quilter Sweet 16 sit-down machine. Sweet 16 is the perfect solution if you want lots of throat space, but prefer to move your quilt beneath a stationary needle, like you would on your home sewing machine. This model has a 16" throat, and a roomy 36" table complete with overlay to help your quilt glide effortlessly. It even has optional stitch regulation! Sweet 16 can accommodate any size quilt - just baste it together prior to your rental.
August Anniversary Special!
**For Stand-Up Longarm**
It's our 2 year anniversary, so that means it's time for a heck of a sale! Buy 3 hours ($90), and get 2 free! Save $60!!
August Anniversary Special! - Sweet 16
**For Sit-Down Sweet 16**
It's our 2 year anniversary, so that means it's time for a heck of a sale! Buy 3 hours ($45), and get 2 free! Save $30!!
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