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.
Classes will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET each day, with an hour break for lunch (not provided). Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Topics to be covered each day include:
Embroidery tensions, maintenance, and troubleshooting
Thursday, Oct. 6
- Understanding and setting tensions properly on your machine
- Machine maintenance
- Cleaning, oiling, greasing, and tensions
- Troubleshooting sewing issues, thread break, thread fraying, and bird’s nest
- Machine starting and stopping issues
- Minor machine repair
Digitizing and designs/new products
Friday, Oct. 7
- Understanding digitizing, file types, and stitch types
- 3D puff and small lettering — tips and tricks to making them sew well and look good
- Applique — what it is and how to do it
- Reverse applique
- Troubleshooting design issues, missed stitches, and 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 Gunold fonts software
Registration is $299 and is limited to 10 attendees. Register here.