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
Whats New in Ver. 3 Art and Stitch
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 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
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
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.
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.
I will have some appetizers for us to enjoy during setup.
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.
Lunch will be provided both days, planning to do a selection of salads but please let me know if you have any dietary requirements.
Email me at Leonaof@aol.com for information