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APQS Des Moines Show Room

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8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
800.426.7233

June 2020

APQS Beginner Longarm Class – Des Moines, IA

June 16 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States

APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh shares 25 years of experience to help you get the most from your new APQS longarm! You’ll learn: • Skills you need to complete typical quilting projects on your new longarm machine • Supply information • Thread and batting • Maintenance and tension • Customer contact and consultation • Different ways to load a quilt • How to conquer pantographs • Basic custom quilting skills like border designs, blocks, stitching in the ditch and more…

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APQS Advanced Beginner Class – Des Moines, IA

June 17 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
$200

APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh, an award-winning quilter for 25 years, teaches our advanced beginner class! This is a 6-hour class that takes you beyond pantographs and simple overall designs. This class includes both classroom drawing time and hands-on machine practice and pushes you to become more comfortable with your freehand quilting skills including: • How to practice freehand skills effectively • Choosing designs as well as designing your own patterns • Understanding Continuous Curve Quilting • How to deal…

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APQS Two-Day Maintenance Class – Des Moines, IA

June 18 @ 9:00 am - June 19 @ 4:30 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
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$400

Our maintenance class is a two-day seminar that will teach you the very basics of machine maintenance, all the way through more in-depth service such as timing and motor brushes. You will also learn: How to tackle tension issues The impact thread and needles have on stitch quality Hook maintenance Wheel and table adjustments Instructor: Amy Stuart, APQS Customer Service Manager Tuition: $400 per person plus tax, payable in advance. To register email: amy@apqs.com

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Roadshow Longarm Experience – Des Moines, IA

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
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We are closely monitoring the ever-changing COVID-19 situation and are following recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other federal and state agencies. We are taking extra precautionary steps to ensure the safety of our attendees including limiting the number of individuals in attendance to the recommended number by the CDC and state agencies, making sure social distancing is practiced and ensuring a clean and sanitized environment. If you are not feeling well or are experiencing any…

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August 2020

Intro to Quilt Path Class – Des Moines, IA

August 3 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
$200

Explore the power of your Quilt Path Computer System with APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh. This introductory class for Quilt Path beginners shows you how to set up and quilt a pantograph, place blocks, import patterns and record your own freehand designs. You'll also get an introduction to PatternCad, Quilt Path's digitizing software, and Quilt Cad, which allows you to design entire quilt layouts at once. Also check out the Quilt Path Potpourri class the next day, where Dawn will…

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Quilt Path Potpourri – Des Moines, IA

August 4 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
$200

Spend a day exploring Quilt Path more in-depth with APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh. Students who attend the Introductory class the previous day and stay for this followup lesson help shape the subject matter for this class based on their interests. Some potential topics include creating and manipulating your own designs in Pattern Cad, understanding Quilt Cad, sewing borders, sashes, stitching in the ditch, and more. We encourage you to become familiar with your Quilt Path tablet before coming to…

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September 2020

APQS Beginner Longarm Class – Des Moines, IA

September 8 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States

APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh shares 25 years of experience to help you get the most from your new APQS longarm! You’ll learn: • Skills you need to complete typical quilting projects on your new longarm machine • Supply information • Thread and batting • Maintenance and tension • Customer contact and consultation • Different ways to load a quilt • How to conquer pantographs • Basic custom quilting skills like border designs, blocks, stitching in the ditch and more…

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Intro to Quilt Path – Des Moines, IA

September 9 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
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Explore the power of your Quilt Path Computer System with APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh. This introductory class for Quilt Path beginners shows you how to set up and quilt a pantograph, place blocks, import patterns and record your own freehand designs. You'll also get an introduction to PatternCad, Quilt Path's digitizing software, and Quilt Cad, which allows you to design entire quilt layouts at once. Also check out the Quilt Path Potpourri class the next day, where Dawn will…

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APQS Two-Day Maintenance Class – Des Moines, Ia

September 10 @ 9:00 am - September 11 @ 4:30 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
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$400

Our maintenance class is a two-day seminar that will teach you the very basics of machine maintenance, all the way through more in-depth service such as timing and motor brushes. You will also learn: How to tackle tension issues The impact thread and needles have on stitch quality Hook maintenance Wheel and table adjustments Instructor: Amy Stuart, APQS Customer Service Manager Tuition: $400 per person plus tax, payable in advance. To register email: amy@apqs.com

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October 2020

APQS Beginner Longarm Class – Des Moines, IA

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States

APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh shares 25 years of experience to help you get the most from your new APQS longarm! You’ll learn: • Skills you need to complete typical quilting projects on your new longarm machine • Supply information • Thread and batting • Maintenance and tension • Customer contact and consultation • Different ways to load a quilt • How to conquer pantographs • Basic custom quilting skills like border designs, blocks, stitching in the ditch and more…

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APQS Advanced Beginner Class – Des Moines, IA

October 13 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
$200

APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh, an award-winning quilter with 25 years of experience, teaches this advanced beginner class. The class is a 6-hour class that takes you beyond pantographs and simple overall designs. This class includes both classroom drawing time and hands-on machine practice and pushes you to become more comfortable with your freehand quilting skills including: • How to practice freehand skills effectively • Choosing designs as well as designing your own patterns • Understanding Continuous Curve Quilting •…

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Quilt Path Potpourri – Des Moines, IA

October 14 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm CDT
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
$200

Spend a day exploring Quilt Path more in-depth with APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh. Students who attend the Introductory class the previous day and stay for this followup lesson help shape the subject matter for this class based on their interests. Some potential topics include creating and manipulating your own designs in PatternCad, understanding Quilt Cad, sewing borders, sashes, stitching in the ditch, and more. We encourage you to become familiar with your Quilt Path tablet before coming to class…

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November 2020

Intro to Quilt Path – Des Moines, IA

November 11 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm CST
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
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Explore the power of your Quilt Path Computer System with APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh. This introductory class for Quilt Path beginners shows you how to set up and quilt a pantograph, place blocks, import patterns and record your own freehand designs. You'll also get an introduction to PatternCad, Quilt Path's digitizing software, and Quilt Cad, which allows you to design entire quilt layouts at once. Also check out the Quilt Path Potpourri class the next day, where Dawn will…

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Quilt Path Potpourri – Des Moines,IA

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm CST
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
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Spend a day exploring Quilt Path more in-depth with APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh. Students who attend the Introductory class the previous day and stay for this followup lesson help shape the subject matter for this class based on their interests. Some potential topics include creating and manipulating your own designs in Pattern Cad, understanding Quilt Cad, sewing borders, sashes, stitching in the ditch, and more. We encourage you to become familiar with your Quilt Path tablet before coming to…

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December 2020

APQS Beginner Longarm Class – Des Moines, IA

December 7 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm CST
APQS Des Moines Show Room, 8033 University Blvd. Suite F
Clive, IA 50325 United States
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APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh shares 25 years of experience to help you get the most from your new APQS longarm! You’ll learn: • Skills you need to complete typical quilting projects on your new longarm machine • Supply information • Thread and batting • Maintenance and tension • Customer contact and consultation • Different ways to load a quilt • How to conquer pantographs • Basic custom quilting skills like border designs, blocks, stitching in the ditch and more…

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