2018 Exclusive VIP Classes
 

Friday, June 29, 2018  6:30 - 7:30 PM 

  • Acrylic Heat Transfer Vinyl Cuff -Hands on with Craft Chameleon

Learn to embellish acrylic with heat transfer vinyl and create a cuff bracelet.  This is a hands-on session, all materials are provided!

  • Advanced Hooping Techniques with Mike Johns

Customize and monogram ALL the things!  Move beyond T-shirts and learn techniques for successfully embroidering tricky items like those trendy converse sneakers, boots, ribbons, and more!

  • How to Digitize Name SnapTabs/Key Fobs with Lisa Shaw from Embrilliance

Using Embrilliance StitchArtist, we will walk through how you can easily create name snap tabs and keyfob embroidery designs done in-the-hoop. These can be created in all levels of StitchArtist - shortcuts using StitchArtist Level 3 and Enthusiast will also be covered.

Friday, June 29, 2018  7:45 - 8:45 PM 

  • Everything a Handmade Seller Needs to Know About the Law with Joey Vitale from Indie Law

Joey Vitale is an attorney for thriving small businesses. With his law firm, Indie Law, Joey works with creative small business owners to protect their passions and give them the legal foundation they need to thrive.  Join Joey to learn more about business structure, trademarks and intellectual property, and basic legal documents.   

  • How to create your own birth statistic embroidery design with Lisa Shaw from Embrilliance

Embroidered birth statistics are a thoughtful gift for new parents or other family members. Using exclusive BX fonts in Embrilliance Essentials, it is very easy to create a one of a kind design. See how to add other design elements to fill out or compliment the design layout and create a one of a kind celebratory embroidery design.

  • Digitizing a Design - A Demonstration from Start to Finish with Lyndsie Salcido from Lynnie Pinnie

Curious about how an embroidery design is created?  Interested in digitizing but not sure where to start or what to expect?  Come observe a demonstration of the digitizing process as Lyndsie digitizes an embroidery design from start to finish.  (This class is not software-specific - everyone is welcome!)   

Saturday, June 30, 2018  8:00 - 9:00 AM

  • Making a Photo Board Using the Wet Method - Hands on with Craft Chameleon

Learn to use water as an aid in applying permanent vinyl to acrylic or other non-porous materials.  This is a hands-on session, all materials are provided!

  • In-the-Hoop Magic! -- Melissa Harris from Designs by Little Bee

Felties? Key fobs? Check. But there's so much more to in-the-hoop! Learn about darn near everything you can make in the hoop with your embroidery machine from the self-described Queen Bee of in-the-hoop designs.

  • Designing in Silhouette Studio Software with Lisa Potts from The Rhinestone World

Harness the power of Silhouette Studio in this basic designing class. In this session, users will learn the basic functions in the software, as well as the concepts used in designing. During this session, we will go over the basic drawing tools, text, edit points, welding, compound paths, the modify panel and more. Users will leave this session with a better understanding of Silhouette Studio and ready to create fun designs. Silhouette Studio Designer Edition will be used for the class, but is not required.

Sunday, June 30, 2018  8:30 - 9:30 AM

  • In-the-Hoop Magic! - Melissa Harris from Designs by Little Bee

Felties? Key fobs? Check. But there's so much more to in-the-hoop! Learn about darn near everything you can make in the hoop with your embroidery machine from the self-described Queen Bee of in-the-hoop designs.

  • Everything a Handmade Seller Needs to Know About the Law with Joey Vitale from Indie Law

Joey Vitale is an attorney for thriving small businesses. With his law firm, Indie Law, Joey works with creative small business owners to protect their passions and give them the legal foundation they need to thrive.  Join Joey to learn more about business structure, trademarks and intellectual property, and basic legal documents.   

  • Advanced Hooping Techniques with Mike Johns

Customize and monogram ALL the things!  Move beyond T-shirts and learn techniques for successfully embroidering tricky items like those trendy converse sneakers, boots, ribbons, and more!

 

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EDUCATION
The Getaway offers a variety of classes for every skill level, all taught by your favorite industry experts! Classes and presentations are held on both Saturday and Sunday and are each 60 minutes long. Come learn about embroidery, applique, vinyl, heat presses and more! NEW for 2018 -- Special VIP Night Owl and Early Bird Class Sessions on each day! See More →
SHOPPING
The Getaway is a one-of-a-kind shopping experience! Embroidery and cutting machines, thread, fabric, blanks, supplies, designs and more -- all under one roof! Take advantage of our vendors' show specials, discounts, and prizes. Did someone say PRIZES?! Our Applique Getaway Sponsors and Vendors give away thousands of amazing prizes, freebies, and samples!  See More →
INSPIRATION
The Applique Getaway offers a casual, friendly, FUN environment along with the benefits of a trade show experience: The best of both worlds! Arrive ready to meet like-minded people and be inspired! Join us for a delicious lunch featuring inspirational and motivational speakers, extra goodies, and prizes!  See More →

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