9:00am – 5:00pm Central Daylight Time **Time Converter**
16 Seats
Video available through April 2022, at minimum

This course includes both real-time lecture and demonstration at the quilting machine, and using Pro-Stitcher Premium in simulation mode.  Students will not work at their own machines during class, but will be given projects to complete after class.  

The class sessions will be recorded, then hosted on this website for students to watch as often as they wish, for a period of not less than six months after posting.

Class preparation:  Have a basic understanding of Zoom.  Watch a tutorial here.   New users can join a Test Meeting in advance and check their audio and video settings.

Enrolled students will receive an email the evening before the event containing the meeting Zoom link and course handouts.

In this course, you’ll learn:

  • Program navigation – Overview of tools, features, and settings
  • Updating Pro-Stitcher – Why, when, and how
  • Working with Simulation
  • File Types: Designs, Workspaces, and Areas
  • Working with purchased designs
  • Creating a variety of edge-to-edge quilt layouts, including wrapping
  • Drag and drop method for accurate advancement of the quilt including solutions for gaps between rows, and pattern “drift”
  • All about the New Start/End tool
  • In-Depth Interruptions:  Easily realigning the pattern with existing quilting, bobbin changes and thread breaks, and restarting anywhere
  • Working with multiple designs simultaneously
  • Stitching Corners and Borders seamlessly
  • In-depth Cropping: Inside, Outside, Start/End
  • Setting accurate and effective Areas
  • Custom Quilting and the Modify Tools
  • Working with irregular spaces
  • Using Move, Mark, and Record
  • Special Homework Projects
  • Introduction to Pro-Stitcher Designer
  • Ask the teacher: What would you like to know?

By registering for this course, you agree that you will not record, copy, duplicate, recreate, distribute, or present to others, in whole or in part, the lessons, videos, vocals, photos, illustrations, documents, emails, discussions, or any other content included or related to the course.

You will be participating in an event where photography, video and audio recording may occur.
You hereby consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for education, promotional purposes, inclusion on web sites, or for any other approprite purpose(s).  

Course Information

Estimated Time: 2 days

Difficulty: Beginner

Course Instructor

Susan Manry Susan Manry Author

October 23-24, 2021, Pro-Stitcher Premium: Basics and Beyond