A Weekend of Art and Stitch Fun Workshops

Summary of what we will cover during the weekend:
Beginning Art and Stitch  

How to navigate the menus

Get familiar with the artwork and the stitch toolbar

Learn about the different drawing tools

Play with Reshape to make perfect designs

Add interest to your designs by using motif and creative fills

It’s Magic! – Learn how to use the

o    Magic Circle

o    Magic Square

o    Magic Rays

Create a panto using the Meander Anywhere tool

New Artwork Features

o    Diagonal grid

o    Line and Curve tool – Ctrl + Click

o    Reshape Hairline View

o    Add Seam allowance

o    New Slice Tool

o    Interlocking preview

o    Crop Backdrop

o    Group and Ungroup

o    Simplify Smoothen

o    Rounded Rectangle

New Stitch Features

o    Stem stitch motif (Embroidery)

o    Sashiko line motif (Embroidery)

o    AutoStipple extra settings

o    Applique – new settings

o    Swap entry/exit points

New Design Functions

o    Geometric Echo

o    Re-sequence Tool

o    Power Copy – snap to grid

General additions

o    Reset all toolbars

o    Page Preview to print patterns

o    Dialog boxes can be resized

o    Close Multiple Designs – one step

o    AccuQuilt Go Shapes

o    Various Designs added to the Library

o    Creating hoops: more options

Advanced Art and Stitch Features

Power Copy versus Power Copy EE

Design on Path

Making a closed shape repeatable

Make your own Creative Fill

Transform Artwork

Fun with Feathers
We will finish up with some ANS Playtime to practice what you have learned and if we have time I will do a demo of how I create Celtic Knots.

Supply List:

Laptop with latest (Trial) version of Art and Stitch loaded.

Important: you don’t need an activated version for class.

Trial can be downloaded from http://www.artandstitch.tv/update.html (V3, build 2684)

A mouse as Drawing on a laptop with just that tiny mini cursor pad is too much of a challenge!

Pen and Paper for notes

Class will start on Friday night at 6 – 9pm, you can come by from 5:30 to set up to be ready to start on time.
Saturday class will start at 9am – 5pm, you can come by from 8:30 for set up.  Sunday will start also at 9am but will aim to finish by 4pm.

Email me at Leonaof@aol.com for  information



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