Gunold Hosts 2-Day Embroidery Training

The class, taught by Bill Garvin, will be held July 25-26 in Kennesaw, Georgia.

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Gunold USA, a wholesale embroidery supplier, will host a two-day embroidery training class on July 25 and 26 at its headquarters in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Hosted by industry expert Bill Gavin, the class will cover embroidery machine care, troubleshooting, common problems, and more — with Q&A sessions throughout. Class demonstrations will take place on and off the machines.

  • Strictly limited to 10 people
  • Priced at $299 as an introductory offer
  • Class attendees get 15% off* the entire Gunold catalog
  • Free goody bag for every attendee

*Excludes bobbins and Durkee tubular hoops

Day 1 – Tensions, maintenance, and troubleshooting

  • Understanding and setting tensions properly on your machine
  • Machine maintenance
  • Cleaning, oiling, greasing, tensions
  • Troubleshooting, sewing issues, thread break, thread fraying, and bird’s nest
  • Machine starting and stopping issues, why are there so many parts to the machine, and what do they do
  • Minor machine repair

Day 2 – Digitizing and designs/new products

  • Understanding digitizing, file types, stitch types
  • 3D Puff and small lettering, tips, and tricks to making them sew well and look good
  • Applique, what is it, and how to do it
  • Reverse applique — destroy something and sell it for profit
  • Troubleshooting design issues, missed stitches, looping
  • Why do 100% poly shirts pucker
  • Hooping techniques, the evil of caps, and how to make them sew better
  • New products and how to use them
  • Learning your Gunold fonts software

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 25 – 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Friday, July 26 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Coffee, tea, and water will be provided. One-hour lunch: either bring your own food and use the provided kitchen facilities or visit a nearby eating establishment.

Register here.

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Marie Fennema is the managing editor of GRAPHICS PRO, including GRAPHICS PRO Today, covering news and guidance in apparel decoration, awards and engraving, and sign and digital printing.

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