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Quilting with Confidence Tour 2019

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Gammill Quilting With Confidence

World Tour 2019

Quiltshack - River City Sewing invites you to the

Gammill Quilting with Confidence World Tour 2019


Sydney July 15 & 16 
Holiday Inn Sydney Airport

Cnr Bourke Road & O'Riordan Street Mascot  NSW   2020


Brisbane July 19 & 20
River City Sewing Machine Centre

7/308 New Cleveland Road Tingalpa  Q  4173

One Day & Two Day Packages Available

Packages include tuition, morning & afternoon tea

Choose either 
Hand-Guided 
Computer-guided


One Day Package $295
Two Day Package $495

Coming in 2019 to more than 50 cities worldwide, the Quilting with Confidence 2019 Tour by the Gammill Quilting Institute. Take classes in a  location near you from Gammill Educators. You will gain knowledge and support to put you on the path to becoming a confident quilter.   You do not need to own a Gammill machine to attend.

Who should attend?

All longarm quilters or those interested in longarm quilting are welcome! It is not necessary to own a Gammill to attend. Classes will be available for both computerized and hand-guided quilters of all skill levels.

What education is provided? 

Go to https://gammill.com/quiltingwithconfidence/ for class descriptions and information.

Each Quilting with Confidence tour stop will be a two-day event with hand-guided and computerized classes taking place both days. The second day of sessions will be more advanced than the first, however, it is still applicable to most all skill levels. Attendees can attend one or both days of the event.
Each day will at least six hours of instruction.
Computerized  & Hand Guided education will be provided lecture style for all Australian Events. 
Students for Computerised quilting will need to bring a charged laptop with CreativeStudio 7.1 installed. 

Who will be teaching at the event?

Each Quilting with Confidence tour stop in Australia will be taught by two Educators from the amazing Gammill education team. Click here to meet them. Which Educators will be teaching at each location will not be announced prior to the events as with the number of events and varying attendance at each event schedules may need to change. All of Gammill's Educators have been working as a team for months to develop an outstanding curriculum which will be presented at every Quilting with Confidence Tour stop. This means that no matter where you live or which Educators are presenting, you will get to benefit from the best of knowledge of all these Educators and the Gammill Dealers.

About the Venues

Holiday Inn Sydney Airport


Connections from the airport via shuttle $7 per trip
Connections via train - T8 Airport Link  - to Mascot Station - walk to hotel approx 5-10 mins
Parking on site or parking garages near the hotel for a fee
Accommodation available at the hotel


River City Sewing Machine Centre

Our longarm and learning centre based in Brisbane
Free on-site or on-street parking
Event shuttle bus to/from Eight Mile Plains Bus Station or
Manly Train Station (pre-bookings required)


Computerized Track Class Descriptions

Computerized classes will be taught lecture-style in stand alone mode. Students need to bring a fully charged laptop with CS7.1 loaded. For assistance, please contact your Gammill dealer.

Avoiding Downtime (Day 1- 90 minutes) No one needs quilting downtime! Learn basic maintenance routines that will keep your quilting machine in good working condition.

Manage those Patterns (Day 1- 90 minutes) Learn all about the integrated tools available to help you sort, search, tag, and manage your patterns in CreativeStudio and the PatternCloud. Easily find the pattern that you are looking for and never lose patterns again with the backup system available through the PatternCloud.

Navigating CS7 (Day 1- 90 minutes) Navigating CS7 – Learn all about the tools and resources available to you in CS7 to make your quilting time more efficient, productive and fun!

The Power and Potential of E2E Mode (Day 1- 90 minutes) In this class you will learn about the three parts of edge-to-edge mode, and how to easily audition, concatenate and manipulate patterns in SAM.

Q & A Forum (Day 1- 60 minutes) Ask the experts, get advice or show off your latest creations in this interactive forum. You will learn how to make the best quilting decisions and enhance the beauty of the design. Members of the class are invited to bring one piece to share and discuss potential quilting designs (as time allows).

Statler – Trim and Fill with Ease (Day 2- 90 minutes) Find out how to get the most out of CreativeStudio and your patterns by learning when and where to use the trim and fill features. Gain confidence knowing that you can customize that next quilt by making the patterns work for you.

Elevate – Using CS7 to Elevate your Capabilities Even Further (Day 2 – 90 Minutes) Expand your pattern library with CS7. Learn how to use the patterns you manipulate in CS7 on your Elevate. You will learn the ins and outs of using the PatternCloud, syncing and uploading patterns.

Border Corner Feature for Fast Framework (Day 2- 90 minutes) Learn to set up your border and corner patterns to stitch continuously around the corners. . Understand border and corner pattern selection considerations including type and orientation. Learn tricks for dealing with shrinkage in borders and imperfect (wonky) quilt tops. See options for finishing the bottom and side borders, too.

Pattern Play (Day 2- 90 minutes) Let’s learn new ways to play with those patterns using Draw Pattern, Apply Pattern, Concatenation, Decorative Stitches, Text and more. We’ll also look at options for altering patterns and even creating new ones!

Draw, Design, Create (Day 2 – 90 minutes) Learn to use the toolbox provided by Creative Studio to design, create, and modify your patterns to fit your quilt. We will be using draw arc/line, circular array, import image, and save pattern to create just the right pattern for your quilt. 

 

Hand-Guided Class Descriptions

Hand-guided classes will be theatre style using drawing techniques.

Avoiding Downtime (Day 1 – 90 minutes) No one needs quilting downtime! Learn basic maintenance routines that will keep your quilting machine in good working condition.

Take Control (Day 1 – 90 minutes) What’s the secret to fabulous flowing quilting? Muscle Memory! This class will show you HOW to practice free motion quilting to develop muscle memory quickly. You’ll improve consistency and control while experiencing an increased smoothness and flow to your quilting.

Fill as You Will (Day 1 – 180 minutes) Want to learn some new fill designs? Learn how to use different textures to create levels of dimension in your quilting with some new fills that can be used small scale, or for larger over-all quilting designs.

Q & A Forum (Day 1- 60 minutes) Ask the experts, get advice or show off your latest creations in this interactive forum. You will learn how to make the best quilting decisions and enhance the beauty of the design. Members of the class are invited to bring one piece to share and discuss potential quilting designs (as time allows).

Feathers for All (Day 2- 180 minutes) Do you love feathers? Feathers are a favored motif in quilting! In this class, you’ll learn the two most loved methods of making feathers as well as unlock the door to unlimited feathering possibilities.

Walk the Line (Day 2 – 90 minutes) This class is designed for you! It will teach you how to use your rulers safely, confidently and with precision! You’ll also learn techniques to use the ruler markings to create a variety of textures and designs.

Fabulous Fixes (Day 2 – 90 minutes) In this class learn tips and techniques to give you the skills and confidence to tackle common quilting challenges.

 

 

Schedules and curriculum subject to change.