Gunold Hosts 2-Day Training Class

The class, held Oct. 12-13 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. 12 and 13 at its headquarters in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Hosted by industry expert Bill Gavin, the class will cover machine care, troubleshooting, common problems, and more.

  • Strictly limited to 10 people
  • $299 introductory offer
  • 15% off the entire Gunold catalog
  • Free goody bags
  • Class demonstrations on and off machines
  • Q&A all day long

*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
  • Appliqué, 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, Oct. 12 – 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13 – 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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