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Foundation Longarm Workshop - Pershore Tuesday 29th September 2020

  • Foundation Longarm Workshop - Pershore Tuesday 29th September 2020
  • Foundation Longarm Workshop - Pershore Tuesday 29th September 2020
  • Foundation Longarm Workshop - Pershore Tuesday 29th September 2020
  • Foundation Longarm Workshop - Pershore Tuesday 29th September 2020
  • Foundation Longarm Workshop - Pershore Tuesday 29th September 2020

Foundation Longarm Workshop - Pershore Tuesday 29th September 2020

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Learn the basics and beyond from Handi Quilter Educator Abigail Sheridan de Graaff and Pinhole Quilting's Liz Holpin. This class is designed for Handi Quilter longarm machine owners who are new to their machine, had training when their machine was installed and are ready to go further or for those looking for a refresher of the basics. 

The course cost is £120. If you are entitled to a FREE Foundation Class you can enter your Discount Code when you check out. If you have not received your code please email

Feedback from previous Workshop Attendees - What they liked.
"The excellent facilities, the knowledge of Liz and Abigail, the friendly and relaxed atmosphere they created and the mix of other attendees. The tension issues were covered thoroughly and I finally feel that I know what to do and when. All information was extremely well laid out and the booklet has already been referred to several times already."

"I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, the fact that there were plenty of resources available to use, help when it was needed, optional sessions with a have a go attitude and a watchful eye kept on all participants."

Start Time: Tuesday 29th September 2020  Please arrive for 09:15 - we will start at 09:30 prompt
Finish Time: Tuesday 29th September 2020 16:30


TNT - Thread, Needles and Tension - Learn and improve on this essential skill. How to use different types and weight of thread and reduce your own "tension" in the process! We'll be talking about needles and needle sizes, thread weight, types and ply, horizontal spool pin, bobbins - winding your own and prewounds.

Techniques specific to machines:

  • Capri / Sweet Sixteen / Pfaff Powerquilter Owners - managing large quilts

  • Simply Sixteen, Avante, Amara, Forte and Infinity Owners - how to load onto the Little Foot Frame, Studio or Gallery Frame

Break for Lunch (lunch is provided)


Free motion quilting designs 

Ruler Work

Hands on thread play session based on the techniques you've used during the day.

Optional accessories demonstrations including the Handi Feet, pantographs, groovy boards and Pro Stitcher depending on the needs of the group.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Our Showroom is located at Unit 22 Highgrove Farm, Seaford, Pinvin, Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10 2LF

Visit our website for more detailed directions.

By Car: It is 10 minutes drive from Junction 6 of the M5. There is plenty of free parking.

By Train: From the new Worcester Parkway it is 15 minutes (7 miles), Pershore BR Station iis 5 minutes (1.6 miles). From Foregate or Shrub Hill in Worcester to our Showroom at Highgrove Farm is 20 minutes (10 miles).

Taxis are not always easily available in this area which is rural.

What's the cost of the course?

The full course cost is £120 per day. If you received a voucher with your machine for a free Foundation Workshop please enter the code when you check out.

Lunch is included. Please let us know any particular dietary requirements when you book.

Where can we stay?

Pershore is only 3 miles away and there are a number of places to stay in Pershore or in the surrounding villages such as The Boot Pub at Flyford Flavell, The Wood Norton near Evesham.  Note that The Angel Hotel in Pershore is variable in quality.

There is a Premier Inn at Evesham Country Park, A46, Evesham WR11 4TP which has been well-reviewed by our visitors.

For more information on accommodation options please visit our Classes Page where we will add to the list based on reviews from customers.


All the classroom areas, eating and restrooms are on the ground floor and are wheelchair accessible. 


If there are insufficient numbers to run the workshop or for other circumstances where it is no longer possible, we may have to cancel it.

If we have to cancel because of Covid-19 we will rearrange to another date. You should ensure that any hotels or B&Bs that you book can be cancelled, that you have suitable insurance or that you accept that the course may be cancelled with little notice due to circumstances outside of our control. 

A refund is limited to the cost of the course that you have paid.

There are no refunds on this course. We would suggest that if you have other expenses such as hotels, flights, etc that you take out travel insurance in the event that you are ill, etc.

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