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Dream Big Quilting & Embroidery Workshop (Virtual) w/Richard Tharp

This event is all about quilting - in the embroidery hoop!

quilting in the embroidery hoop

If you have a Baby Lock machine with IQ Designer and you are wanting to get more experienced with using it, THIS is the class for you!

Using IQ Designer, you will quilt the "Dream Big" flower panel with beautifully detailed embroidery. Taught by special guest - Richard Tharp, National Baby Lock Educator.

richard tharp baby lock educator

Learn all kinds of quilting tips and tricks - using both embroidery and sewing skills:

- IQ intensive quilting fills

- Basting with the Digital Dual Feed Foot
- Magnetic Hoop Frenzy
- POOF! No more knots on the quilt backing!
- Quilting that border!
- Binding made easy!

dream big quilted panel

You will also need to purchase the kit for this event.

Kit pricing TBD - Kit will include "Dream Big" fabric panel, backing fabric, binding fabric, piece of batting, and spool of Aeroquilt thread.

You will need to have a Baby Lock sewing and embroidery machine with IQ Designer to participate in this class.

Our 3-day quilting event will take place online via Zoom. This virtual event will be recorded, and the recording will be able to be viewed for 30 days following the event.

baby lock machine embroidering dream big panel

You CAN'T MISS this opportunity to spend dedicated time learning how to master IQ Designer and create beautiful quilting on your embroidery machine!
Instructor Name:
Richard Tharp - National Baby Lock Educator
Instructor Bio:
Richard Tharp is an accomplished quilter and sewing instructor, based out of Henry, Illinois. He is a popular Baby Lock Educator and is sought after for his expertise on quilting techniques and Baby Lock sewing and embroidery machines.

Richard's Bio -

I was taught quilt making at a very early age, cutting out quilt pieces for my mee-maw and her
daughters; later I went on to work in the garment industry. My tenure for a quilt designer in Louisville, Kentucky exposed to me to many textiles and designs. The first American Quilter's Society Exhibition in Paducah Kentucky finalized my direction into the world of Art Quilts and Textile Designs. My quilt titled "The Sisters", is one of the quilts that traveled with the 2017 Hoffman Challenge Trunk Shows.

I love to see the "switch" and "aha moment" when a sewist learns something new, or grasp a concept that I am explaining. Learn, Inspire, Create, is the concept that I love to pass onto my students, and at that moment, when that quilter or seamstress realizes that they CAN do it, is my ultimate reward. I love passing on the knowledge that I have been taught over the years.

Currently in my sewing studio are the most awesome Baby Lock Altair, Solaris, Triumph, and Sashiko2.

Formerly an International Educator for Accuquilt, I traveled throughout the US and Canada presenting their product at education/sales events.

Dream Big Quilting & Embroidery Workshop (Virtual) w/Richard Tharp

$ 99.00
Event kit will be an additional purchase (kit details and pricing coming soon).
Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
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Attendee Name:

  • Creative Sewing & Quilting
  • Ph: (630) 208-6789
  • 11 N. 1st St..
    Geneva, IL 60134
  • Hours:
  • TUES - FRI: 10AM - 5PM
  • SAT: 10AM - 4PM
    Closed Sunday - Monday