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Introduction to PS Designer Virtual Class with HQ Educator Audrey Vrooman



Spring Water Designs is hosting a series of virtual longarm classes on various Friday afternoons from March through June with National Educators (more classes are being added all the time)! Check out our Calendar Page for other Zoom classes available with Handi Quilter teachers that you can register for, and sit back and learn right in your own home :)

This is a virtual class, live with Handi Quilter National Educator, Audrey Vrooman via Zoom. You'll need to have a computer, tablet or IPad that can connect to the internet with a camera to participate. We will send a link to the Zoom class and instructions ahead of time so you can enter the class. Let us know if you have any questions.
Special discounts will be available on Handi Quilter machines, items, and store products to all class attendees!

Class Description:

Pro-Stitcher Designer™ is a full featured, vector-based drawing software gives you the ability to quickly design, edit, customize, export and import any quilting motif you can imagine. This class will start with a basic overview of the easy to use features. New users will be creating their own digital designs for their next quilting project by the end of this class!

Topics Include:

  • Overview of support resources available on-line
  • Overview of user interface, basic functions and design catalog
  • Draw basic designs using the Draw Tools with a backdrop and add stitches, save and import your design to Pro-Stitcher
  • Create simple closed shapes using the Artwork Tools and use the Interlocking view option
  • Use the Auto Digitizing feature to create a design

Spring Water Designs Class Cancellation Policy can be found Here on our Policies Page


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: All Skill Levels Welcome!
Requirements: You must have a computer, tablet or IPad with a camera that can connect to the internet to access the Zoom class.
Instructor: Audrey Vrooman
Instructor Bio: Audrey is a lifelong sewer who made her own wardrobe from high school through university and in the early years of her career. She was inspired to take up quilting after retiring early from a successful career as a Canadian bank executive. After sending her early quilt tops to a longarmer, it wasn?t long before she yearned to complete her projects from start to finish. While using a domestic machine on a frame, Audrey researched long arm machines extensively before purchasing her HQ Avant?? with Pro-Stitcher? almost 6 years ago. Now Audrey has full creative freedom to combine digitized designs, ruler work and free motion micro-quilting to complete her piecing and appliqu? projects. She uses Art and Stitch extensively both to create original designs and to alter purchased ones. In an effort to stay at the leading edge of trends in the quilting industry, Audrey travels extensively to quilt shows both in Canada and the USA. Her quilts have received awards at the local, national and international level. Audrey is an accomplished, sharing instructor who believes that every teaching opportunity is also a learning opportunity. She encourages students to find the joy in their accomplishments by acquiring and using the skills, tools and equipment available to them. Audrey and her husband Ron live in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and share their home with 2 furry companions, Joey (a Yorkie) and Kiki (a Chihuahua).
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