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Linda Matteotti
Linda has been a Handi Quilter educator since 2008, providing expert instruction on the full line of longarm machines from the Sweet Sixteen sit-down to the highly computerized Infinity. “I love it all!” she says.

She is an award-winning quilter who is equally comfortable with free-motion or computerized quilting, and loves to share her experience with her students. They find she is a patient, knowledgeable, and thorough teacher.

Linda is also a certified Art & Stitch teacher, an experienced Electric Quilt instructor, and a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Recently she has had great success teaching the art of Zentangle as it relates to quilting.

Linda resides in Tempe, Arizona.
 
For more about Linda go to lindamatteotti.com



STITCHES United 2017 Classes
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9038 Easy Success with Feathers If you have tried feathers before or you are completely new to feathers, you will love quilting “Feathers My Way.” Start with the anatomy of a feather and work up to amazing designs.
Note: Sit-down longarm machines provided for class use.
Materials fee: $10
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Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
9034 Easy Getting to Know Your Sweet 16 Sit-down longarm machines are built exclusively for free-motion stitching, they have the space to quilt pieces up to the size of a large bed quilt. Learn multiple ways to practice your free-motion quilting skills and control your stitch length. Two students will share a machine, so sign-up with a friend or make a new one in class when you join the fun! You’ll be surprised at how much you’ll learn between turns at the machine.
Note: Sit-down longarm machines provided for class use. 
Materials fee: $10
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm     SOLD OUT
9035 Easy Quilting with Rulers and Templates Rulers, templates…the names are used interchangeably. Either is correct. Precision quilting can be achieved by using these wonderful tools. Use straight edges, circles, ovals or a combination to create perfect designs. Even learn to love stitch-in-the-ditch.
Note: Sit-down longarm machines provided for class use.
Materials fee: $10
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Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
9040 Easy Free Motion Fun Does free motion quilting worry you? Start with baby steps and learn tricks to get you practicing correctly. You’ll be amazed at what you’ll be able to do with a little guidance. Note: Sit-down longarm machines provided for class use.
Materials fee: $10
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Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9036 Easy Start with a Stencil Start with a decorative stencil or stencil grid. With the stencil as your guide, expand the design from basic to spectacular. Add extended and secondary designs, repeats, fills and special effects. Learn marking techniques and tools for applying designs to quilt tops. Learn fillers and embellishments to enhance a design. Even make your own stencils. Stencils are wonderful guides to use as foundations for fills and embellishments. You will look at stencils as more than just an outline.
Note: Sit-down longarm machines provided for class use.
Materials fee: $10
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Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm     SOLD OUT
9035 Easy Quilting with Rulers and Templates Rulers, templates…the names are used interchangeably. Either is correct. Precision quilting can be achieved by using these wonderful tools. Use straight edges, circles, ovals or a combination to create perfect designs. Even learn to love stitch-in-the-ditch.
Note: Sit-down longarm machines provided for class use.
Materials fee: $10
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Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
9037 Easy You can do That on a Longarm? A longarm isn’t just for quilting tops! Learn how techniques usually done with a sewing machine can be accomplished with a longarm machine. You’ll leave with shortcuts and ideas for quick and easy projects. You’ll learn to strip piece small projects, create chenille, couch decorative threads and even to apply binding with the longarm.
Note: Sit-down longarm machines provided for class use.
Materials fee: $10
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Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
9039 Easy Quilting on a Grid Learn to quilt repetitive background designs by using a grid as the base design. Grids can be applied with a marking tool and a ruler, or they can be stitched. Students will make their own personal grid stencil.
Note: Sit-down longarm machines provided for class use.
Materials fee: $10



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