CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE “Education is the key to growth in life and in your quilting.”

Delightful  

Quilting  

&  

Sewing  

uses  

a  

trusted  

educational  

model  

of  

“hear  

it,  

see  

it,  

do  

it.”  

  

Instruction  

is

followed  

by  

demonstration  

and  

your  

chance  

at  

hands-on  

practice.  

  

Group  

classes  

are  

kept  

small  

and

are  

interactive  

and  

fun.  

  

Whether  

group  

or  

individual,  

each  

class  

is  

structured  

for  

the  

most  

opportunity

to  

build  

skill  

and  

practice  

technique.  

  

Taught  

in  

our  

spacious,  

well  

lighted  

studio,  

students  

use  

our

Nolting  

longarm  

machines.  

  

All  

classes,  

however,  

teach  

principles  

and  

techniques  

that  

apply  

to  

any

brand of longarm.  Class and workshop

descriptions.

Joyce  

and  

her  

husband,  

Ron,  

have  

traveled  

to  

Alaska,  

Iowa,  

Colorado,  

eastern  

US,  

and,  

of  

course,  

New

York to teach classes and workshops.  Teaching fee info.

CLASS & WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

INTERACTIVE, HANDS-ON CLASSES TAUGHT AT OUR AVON, NY STUDIO
Class and Workshop Schedule
Classes taught at: DQS Studio 5378 Lake Rd, Avon, NY 14414
Private One-on-One Classes at DQS Studio: Longarm   Learning   Block      A   private,   one-on-one,   longarm   classes   with   Joyce.      Longarm   learning   blocks   are   customized   with content   to   answer   your   questions   and   meet   your   specific   needs.      From   basics   to   more   advanced   techniques,   longarm   or   computer guided, write down your goals and schedule a block of time for hands-on learning.  Longarm   Learning   Block   Fee:   $35   per   hour    (minimum   of   two   hours,   plus   materials)    Call   585-226-2577   to   schedule   your   Longarm Learning Block. Group Classes at DQS Studio:  (New Group Classes schedule will be posted in January 2019) Longarm Prep Class - Interactive Lab - Required Class to Rent Time, 2 hours Group Class Fee:  $35, Private Class $50 This   class   if   for   those   wanting   to   learn   more   about   longarm   quilting,   try   out   a   longarm,   and   is   required   before   renting   time   on   our Nolting    longarms    to    quilt    your    own    quilt.        This    prep    class    includes    demonstrations,    instruction    and    hands-on    with    tips    and techniques   for   a   successful   longarm   experience.      You   will   learn   how   to   use   the   machines,   frame,   and   equipment,   how   to   prepare your quilt for longarm quilting, and the basics of longarm quilting.  Bring a notebook.  Quilting Pantos Successfully - Interactive Lab - 3 hours Class Fee:  Group $55, Private $95 Pantographs   offer   quilters   a   way   of   stitching   an   overall   pattern   that   is   balanced   and   looks   beautiful.      Quilting   pantos   also   builds   a quilters   muscle   memory   as   they   repeat   the   five   “moves”   of   longarm   quilting.      This   class   covers   how   to   set   up   a   panto,   how   to successfully   center   and   align   the   panto   to   the   quilt   top,   how   to   work   with   both   squared   off   and   interlocking   patterns,   how   to   set   up to   stitch   the   first,   move   from   one   row   to   the   next   when   advancing   the   quilt,   and   quilting   the   last   row.      Following   the   techniques   and tips   in   the   class,   every   panto   will   be   stitched   out   beaurifully.      Methods   in   this   class   work   with   all   brands   of   machines   and   frames.     Bring a notebook. Free Motion Quilting - Techniques and Ideas - 1 person per machine, 3 hours Class Fee:  Group $65, Private $95 This   class   explores   a   number   of   marking   methods,   how   to   choose   thread,   teaches   techniques   for   successful   free   motion   quilting, and   gives   the   student   an   opportunity   to   try   stitching   different   techniques   suitable   for   all   over   quilting,   blocks,   sashings   and   borders.     You will take your sample home.  Methods work with all brands of machines and frames.  Bring a notebook. Using Templates and Rulers - Techniques, Tips & Ideas - 1 person per machine, 3 hours Class Fee:  Group $65, Private $95 Templates   and   rulers   offer   the   quilter   the   opportunity   to   expand   their   design   options   and   give   order   and   precision   to   quilting   not possible   with   FMQ.      The   class   teaches   the   correct   techniques   for   using   templates   and   rulers,   offers   many   design   ideas,   and   gives ample   time   for   hands-on   practice   with   templates   from   our   wide   selection.      You   will   take   your   sample   home.      Methods   work   with   all brands of machines and frames.  Bring a notebook. Feathers - Yes!  You Can - 1 person per machine, 3 hours Class Fee:  Group $65, Private $95 Feathers   are   beautiful   quilted   on   all   types   of   quilts   from   traditional   to   modern.      Don’t   shy   away   from   quilting   feathers.      Learn   how   to quilt   feathers   in   this   class   with   no-fail   techniques.      You   will   soon   be   having   fun   quilting   feathers   in   blocks,   sashings,   and   borders.      You will take your sample home.  Methods work with all brands of machines and frames.  Bring a notebook. Computer Guided Workshops Quiltmagine    Fee: Two day workshop $275, One day workshop $175  (minimum required) Workshops   are   usually   one   or   two   days,   entry   level   through   intermediate   plus.      The   workshop   is   hands   on   using   the   QM   tablet.     Participants   build   skill   and   confidence.      If   a   Nolting   longarm/commercial   frame   and   Quiltmagine   is   available,   we   stitch   out   projects that we work on in class, usually on a small quilt. IntelliQuilter Fee: Two day workshop $275, One day workshop $175  (minimum required) Workshops   are   usually   one   or   two   days   entry   level   and   beyond   with   the   many   fun   and   useful   techniques   and   editing   functions   found in   IQ.      The   workshop   is   hands-on   using   the   IQ   tablet.      Participants   build   skill   and   confidence.      If   a   frame   with   IQ   is   available,   we   are able to learn more of the advanced features of IQ and will stitch out techniques, usually on a small quilt.
Class registration required (see cancellation/refund policy)
About the teacher - Joyce Blowers: Over   30   years   of   quilting   experience   starting   as   a   hand   quilter,   progressing   to   machine   quilting   on   a   home   machine,   and   finally   to longarm and computer guided quilting. Her   quilting   experience   has   taught   her   many   lessons   which   she   uses   as   examples   and   willingly   shares   to   make   the   quilting experience easier for others. Joyce   is   a   problem   solver   and   has   developed   strategies   and   techniques   that   solve   problems   with   both   home   machine   and longarm quilting machine quilting.   Joyce   is   a   dealer   for   both   Quiltmagine   (Nolting)   computer   guided   system   and   IntelliQuilter   computer   guided,   which   works   on most   major   longarm   brands   and   models,   including   Nolting.      She   enjoys   teaching   workshops   on   both   of   these   computer   guided systems. Joyce   and   husband,   Ron,   are   authors   of   “Guide   to   Quilting   with   Your   Nolting.”      This   book   is   a   comprehensive   guide   covering   all aspects   of   longarm   quilting   using   the   Nolting   machines   and   frame,   including   quilt   preparation,   batting   and   thread   selection, solving tension issues, and even covers troubleshooting.  More on the “guide.”
Schedule your workshop, club or group presentation by calling Joyce at 585.226.2577
longarm studio at Delightful Quilting & Sewing Avon NY
“I         have         done         some         longarming         but         am         still         a beginner,      but      I      must      say      I      learned      more      about      the basics      that      you      really      should      know      when      getting   your     quilt      top,      batting      and      backing      ready      than      I   ever      had     known.            Joyce      makes      everything      easy   to      understand     and  her  tips  assure  you  will  have good results.”      Marie
“Joyce      is      an      organized      and      thorough      teacher      and generous            with            her            extensive            knowledge            of   longarm quilting.”  Beth “I      was      also      in      the      class      (longarm      prep)      and      Joyce   has           an            indent            comprehensive            approach            to   longarm quilting.”  Jesse
What our students are saying.
Photos: Previous Computer Guided Workshops at our Studio IntelliQuilter 2-day workshop (top photo), Oct 2018 Quiltmagine 2-day workshop (middle) Nov 2018 Quiltmagine 2-day workshop, (bottom) March 2019, Oklahoma City 
Sampler Class Sampler Class
Quilting pantos successfully class.
Thank   you   Joyce.      It   was   a   wonderful   two   days   and   I   learned   so   much!!      You provided   a   wonderful   environment   in   which   to   learn   and   I   appreciate   your patience and teaching style.  Carol B (IQ Workshop) Hi    Joyce!    Thank    you    so    much    for    holding    the    workshop    at    Jimi's    house    in Oklahoma   this   past   week.      It   was   wonderful   and   I   learned   so   much!      Vicki   A (QM Workshop, Oklahoma City)
ADDRESS 5378 Lake Rd Avon, NY 14414 By appointment
CONTACT B: 585-226-2577 C: 585-317-7478
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Hiawatha, Iowa Classes: July 9 -12, 2019 Nolting Open House: July 13) Teacher: Joyce Blowers Print Info
Register today for a longarm class or computer guided workshop.  See class schedule below. Longarm technique classes apply to all longarm brands.   Computer guided workshops are two days, however you can sign up for only one of the days.  When registering select either the one day you want to attend and pay $150, or both days for $275.  o Intelliquilter Workshop, June 25 & 26 o Quiltmagine Workshop, Sept 25 & 25  - What do you want taught?  Email me.
J oyce (center) teaching “Yes! You Can Feathers” in Alaska
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ADDRESS 5378 Lake Rd Avon, NY 14414 By appointment
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CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, &

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EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE “Education is the key to growth in life and in your quilting.”
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Longarm Class Schedule and Location
Classes taught at: DQS Studio, 5378 Lake Rd, Avon, NY 14414

LONGARM CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

INTERACTIVE, HANDS-ON CLASSES
Private One-on-One Classes at DQS Studio: Longarm   Learning   Block      A   private,   one-on-one,   longarm classes   with   Joyce.      Joyce   has   years   of   experience   teaching, years   of   experience   and   knowledge   in   the   techniques   and mechanics   of   longarm   quilting   as   well   as   trouble   shooting longarm   problems,   and   has   written   the   book,   Guide   to Quilting   with   Your   Nolting ,”      Longarm   learning   blocks   are customized    with    content    to    answer    your    questions    and meet your specific needs.  Longarm   Learning   Block   Fee:   $25   per   hour   (minimum   of two   hours,   plus   materials)         Call   Joyce   for   more   information and   to   schedule   your   Longarm   Learning   Block,   585-226- 2577. Group Classes at DQS Studio: (New Group Classes schedule will be posted in January.) Longarm Prep Class - Interactive Lab - Required Class to Rent Time, 2 hours Class Fee:  $35 This   prep   class   includes   demonstrations,   instruction   and hands-on     with     tips     and     techniques     for     a     successful longarm    experience.        You    will    learn    how    to    use    the machines,    frame,    and    equipment,    how    to    prepare    your quilt    for    longarm    quilting,    and    the    basics    of    longarm quilting.  Bring a notebook. Quilting Pantos Successfully - Interactive Lab - 3 hours Class Fee:  $50 Pantographs    offer    quilters    a    way    of    stitching    an    overall pattern    that    is    balanced    and    looks    beautiful.        Quilting pantos    also    builds    a    quilters    muscle    memory    as    they repeat    the    five    “moves”    of    longarm    quilting.        This    class covers   how   to   set   up   a   panto,   how   to   successfully   center and   align   the   panto   to   the   quilt   top,   how   to   work   with   both squared   off   and   interlocking   patterns,   how   to   set   up   to stitch    the    first,    move    from    one    row    to    the    next    when advancing   the   quilt,   and   quilting   the   last   row.      Following the   techniques   and   tips   in   the   class,   every   panto   will   be stitched   out   beaurifully.      Methods   in   this   class   work   with   all brands of machines and frames.  Bring a notebook. Free Motion Quilting - Techniques and Ideas - 1 person per machine, 3 hours Class Fee:  $65 This   class   explores   a   number   of   marking   methods,   how   to choose    thread,    teaches    techniques    for    successful    free motion   quilting,   and   gives   the   student   an   opportunity   to try    stitching    different    techniques    suitable    for    all    over quilting,   blocks,   sashings   and   borders.      You   will   take   your sample   home.      Methods   work   with   all   brands   of   machines and frames.  Bring a notebook. Using Templates and Rulers - Techniques, Tips & Ideas - 1 person per machine, 3 hours Class Fee:  $65 Templates   and   rulers   offer   the   quilter   the   opportunity   to expand   their   design   options   and   give   order   and   precision to   quilting   not   possible   with   FMQ.      The   class   teaches   the correct   techniques   for   using   templates   and   rulers,   offers many    design    ideas,    and    gives    ample    time    for    hands-on practice   with   templates   from   our   wide   selection.      You   will take   your   sample   home.      Methods   work   with   all   brands   of machines and frames.  Bring a notebook. Feathers - Yes!  You Can - 1 person per machine, 3 hours Class Fee:  $65 Feathers   are   beautiful   quilted   on   all   types   of   quilts   from traditional    to    modern.        Don’t    shy    away    from    quilting feathers.      Learn   how   to   quilt   feathers   in   this   class   with   no- fail    techniques.        You    will    soon    be    having    fun    quilting feathers   in   blocks,   sashings,   and   borders.      You   will   take your    sample    home.        Methods    work    with    all    brands    of machines and frames.  Bring a notebook. Computer Guided Workshops Call us to schedule a workshop at your shop or studio. Quiltmagine    Fee:   Two   day   workshop   $275,   One   day   workshop   $150     (minimum required) Workshops    are    usually    one    or    two    days,    entry    level through    intermediate    plus.        The    workshop    is    hands    on using     the     QM     tablet.          Participants     build     skill     and confidence.      If   a   Nolting   longarm/commercial   frame   and Quiltmagine    is    available,    we    stitch    out    projects    that    we work on in class, usually on a small quilt. IntelliQuilter Fee:   Two   day   workshop   $275,   One   day   workshop   $150 (minimum required) Workshops   are   usually   one   or   two   days   entry   level   and beyond    with    the    many    fun    and    useful    techniques    and editing   functions   found   in   IQ.      The   workshop   is   hands-on using   the   IQ   tablet.      Participants   build   skill   and   confidence.     If   a   frame   with   IQ   is   available,   we   are   able   to   learn   more   of the   advanced   features   of   IQ   and   will   stitch   out   techniques, usually on a small quilt.
What our students are saying.
“I         have         done         some         longarming         but         am         still         a beginner,      but      I      must      say      I      learned      more      about      the basics      that      you      really      should      know      when      getting   your     quilt      top,      batting      and      backing      ready      than      I   ever      had     known.            Joyce      makes      everything      easy   to      understand     and  her  tips  assure  you  will  have good results.”      Marie
“Joyce      is      an      organized      and      thorough      teacher      and generous            with            her            extensive            knowledge            of longarm quilting.”  Beth “I      was      also      in      the      class      (longarm      prep)      and      Joyce   has           an            indent            comprehensive            approach            to   longarm quilting.”  Jesse
Schedule your workshop, club or group presentation by calling Joyce at 585.226.2577
Jo yce (center) teaching “Yes! You Can Feathers” in Alaska
Delightful Quilting & Sewing  2019
Sampler Class Sampler Class 

Quiltmagine Workshops

Hiawatha, Iowa Classes: July 9 -12, 2019 Nolting Open House: July 13) Teacher: Joyce Blowers Print Info

Delightful    

Quilting    

&    

Sewing    

uses    

a    

trusted

educational    

model    

of    

“hear    

it,    

see    

it,    

do    

it.”    

 

Instruction  

is  

followed  

by  

demonstration  

and  

your

chance  

at  

hands-on  

practice.  

  

Group  

classes  

are

kept  

small  

and  

are  

interactive  

and  

fun.  

  

Whether

group  

or  

individual,  

each  

class  

is  

structured  

for  

the

most    

opportunity    

to    

build    

skill    

and    

practice

technique.   

   

Taught   

in   

our   

spacious,   

well   

lighted

studio,     

students     

use     

our     

Nolting     

longarm

machines.  

  

All  

classes,  

however,  

teach  

principles

and  

techniques  

that  

apply  

to  

any  

brand  

of  

longarm.  

 

Class and workshop

descriptions.

Joyce   

and   

her   

husband,   

Ron,   

have   

traveled   

to

Alaska,  

Iowa,  

Colorado,  

Oklahoma,  

eastern  

US,  

and,

of    

course,    

New    

York    

to    

teach    

classes    

and

workshops.   

   

Call   

for   

information   

on   

hosting   

a

workshop at your location.  585-226-2577

Class registration required (see cancellation/refund policy)
Register today for a longarm class or computer guided workshop.  See class schedule below. Longarm technique classes apply to all longarm brands.   Computer guided workshops are two days, however you can sign up for only one of the days.  When registering select either the one day you want to attend and pay $150, or both days for $275.  o Intelliquilter Workshop, June 25 & 26 o Quiltmagine Workshop, Sept 25 & 25  - What do you want taught?  Email me.
About the teacher - Joyce Blowers: Over    30    years    of    quilting    experience    starting    as    a hand   quilter,   progressing   to   machine   quilting   on   a home   machine,   and   finally   to   longarm   and   computer guided quilting. Her   quilting   experience   has   taught   her   many   lessons which   she   uses   as   examples   and   willingly   shares   to make the quilting experience easier for others. Joyce     is     a     problem     solver     and     has     developed strategies   and   techniques   that   solve   problems   with both   home   machine   and   longarm   quilting   machine quilting.   Joyce    is    a    dealer    for    both    Quiltmagine    (Nolting) computer   guided   system   and   IntelliQuilter   computer guided,   which   works   on   most   major   longarm   brands and   models,   including   Nolting.      She   enjoys   teaching workshops     on     both     of     these     computer     guided systems. Joyce   and   husband,   Ron,   are   authors   of   “Guide   to Quilting     with     Your     Nolting.”          This     book     is     a comprehensive   guide   covering   all   aspects   of   longarm quilting    using    the    Nolting    machines    and    frame, including     quilt     preparation,     batting     and     thread selection,    solving    tension    issues,    and    even    covers troubleshooting.  More on the “guide.”
longarm class taught by joyce blowers in alaska
Photos: Previous Computer Guided Workshops at our Studio IntelliQuilter 2-day workshop (top photo), Oct 2018 Quiltmagine 2-day workshop (middle) Nov 2018 Quiltmagine 2-day workshop, (bottom) Mar 2019, Oklahoma City 
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