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Gunold Hosts 2-Day Embroidery Training

The class, held Oct. 6-7 in Kennesaw, Georgia, will cover digitizing, designs, maintenance, and more

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Gunold USA, a wholesale embroidery supplier, hosts a two-day embroidery training class on Oct. 6 and 7 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.

Schedule

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.

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Marie Fennema

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

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