THREE CLASSES TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS
Consumer Lecture Appropriate for Shops & Guilds
Confused about what needle to use? What do all those numbers mean on the needle package? Is changing the needle really important before it breaks? Successful sewing is often about paying attention to the little things - like the needle in your sewing machine. Get the low-down on how this little piece of steel can solve some very BIG problems including broken threads, skipped stitches and puckered fabrics. Your sewing machine is an investment and protection begins by using the very best needle. Students receive the ever popular SCHMETZ ABC Pocket Guide.
Retailer & Trade Presentations
Customers look to your staff as the experts. They should understand needle systems, functions of needle anatomy, needle types, color coding and clues to change the needle. Class will increase not only knowledge base, but increase the confidence of your staff.
Stitch exercises demonstrate how needles, thread, technique and you, the sewist, control stitch quality. A fun, exploratory class.
January 4 SCHMETZ Snippet FBLive; 13 Pam Damour; 14 Empire Quilters Guild ; 16 Flying Geese Quilt Guild ; 19-22 National Make It With Wool; 24 International Quilters’ Guild; 31 Charlotte Modern Quilt Guild February1 SCHMETZ Snippet FBLive; 11 Time Flies Quilt & Sew; 13 Quality Sewing & Vac; 15 Seymour Quilters Guild; 21 Creatrices Broderie Machines (Paris); 24-25 QuiltCon March 1 SCHMETZ Snippet FBLive; 1 Kaledioscope; 2-5 Sewing & Stitchery Expo; 14 Gallatin Quilt Guild; 22 My Sewing Room; 29 Time Flies Quilt & Sew April 5 SCHMETZ Snippet FBLive; 7 SewingPartsOnline; 12-14 VDTA; 20 Indy Modern Quilt Guild; 27 Allbrands May2 PALS Quilt Guild; 3 SCHMETZ Snippet FBLive; 4-6 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo-New Orleans; 10 ASG Plano; 17 Seams Sew Me June 7 SCHMETZ Snippet FB Live; 10 Rio Grande Valley Quilt Guild; 15 Palmetto Quilt Guild; 21-23 h+h Americas; 27-30 Bernina University July 5 SCHMETZ Snippet FBLive; 26-29 Quilting Sewing & Vac August 2 SCHMETZ Snippet FBLive; 7-12 SewVeryEasy Canada; 10 Silicon Valley Modern Quilt Guild; 17-19 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo-Dallas September 6 SCHMETZ Snippet FBLive; 7-9 Great WI Quilt Show; 28-30 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo-Fredericksburg October 4 SCHMETZ Snippet FBLive; 5-7 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo-Nashville: 12-14 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo-Cincinnati; 27-30 International Quilt Market November 1 SCHMETZ Snippet FBLive; 2-5 Quilt Festival; 11-18 S.E.W. Retreat December 6 SCHMETZ Snippet FBLive
Rhonda has a dream job... teaching sewing fans about the most important 2" piece of steel in the sewing machine - the SCHMETZ needle. She creates programs and support materials that are easy and well organized for fast needle knowledge. Rhonda's proudest professional accomplishment is the 2014 availability of color coded needles to her sewing public.
During Rhonda's SCHMETZ classes, students respond with "a ha" moments and giggles as they learn needle facts. She enjoys sharing needle knowledge in classrooms and sewing shows throughout North America. She travels with the SCHMETZ "Super" Needle - it's 17" tall - and always asks "What's Your Favorite SCHMETZ Needle?"
Rhonda publishes the "must read" monthly SCHMETZ newsletters and published 100 issues of the esteemed SCHMETZ Inspired to SEW.