Simply the Best Quilting

Quilt Teacher and Designer,
Carol Best

*****Certified Art & Stitch Instructor*****

I teach at quilt shows, machine dealers and for groups of all sizes.  Please contact me directly for pricing and availability.

NOW AVAILABLE:  Online, one-on-one Art & Stitch classes!  Email me at to get more details!

Classes offered:

Intro to Art and Stitch:

This hands-on class will cover basic features of Art & Stitch.  At the end of this class you will feel like an artist!  You will know how to draw, edit, apply stitches and save your designs and prepare them to take them to your quilt system to stitch them out.

We will be to the powerful vector tools to draw designs.  Don’t worry if you can’t draw, you will be taught how to use the backdrop tool to trace ordinary images into extraordinary designs!  You will then be introduced to the reshape mode where you will learn to manipulate the nodes and anchors on your designs and on your existing designs you already own.

We will end this session with the magic of Art & Stitch using the Magic Square, Magic Circle and Magic Ray features that turn simply doodles into award winning designs!

Advanced Art and Stitch and Beyond the Mouse:

You now know the basics; now let’s dive into the advanced features of Art & Stitch.  In this hands-on class, you will learn to use Creative Fill and how to create continuous line designs with the features like connect, combine, merge and exclude.  We will explore True Type fonts to create borders and the Meander Anything and Power Copy tools to create edge to edge designs.  We will then go Beyond the Mouse!  You will be shown how to use your iPad or Android tablet to draw designs, send them to Art & Stitch ready to apply stitches.  You will also learn how to organize your designs and create an e-Catalog of all of your designs to load onto your iPad or Android tablet to be able to access them where ever you go.

Please contact me to schedule a workshop or class!

Have you ever wanted to create art quilts?  Or use your own designs based on the theme of your customer's quilt? Or digitize a sketch of your customer and use it on her quilt top?

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