Letter From The Top

Dear Friends,
 
Good questions plus good answers equal a great purchase.  For instance, do you want stitches that are "good enough" or "perfect"?  Can you point out the difference between a good stitch and a perfect stitch?  Please ask our team to show you the difference.  We have used machines that you might find are "good enough" and new Innova machines that are perfect.  When you know the difference, you'll make a great purchase.
 
Here are some more good questions: Does buying your longarm locally actually assure you better service?  Are you being advised to set up the machine yourself? Is professional installation offered? How many machines does your local dealer install each year?  Who do I call after 5 PM and on weekends? What training is available?
 
AQ and Innova cater to your needs with professional installation, prompt service, extensive training and technical support -when you need us 24/7/365.  We've installed machines, trained and supported hundreds of longarm quilters over the past 17 years.
 
Remember, you only get one opportunity to make a great purchase. 
 
Please call or visit us to share some good questions and good answers so you'll enjoy a great purchase.
 
We are dedicated to making your longarm quilting easy!  
 
Best regards,
Jeff Benedict
President/Owner
Product of the Month:Wonderfil Thread
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Ring up those reward points and airline miles while you bring home the new or used quilting machine of your dreams!

Use your credit card to finance the entire purchase price. 

Mother's  Day to Father's Day Sale!

Offer good May 14 - June 18
May not be combined with any other offer.

But,but,but Jeff- we have cash!

Then your hard work saving ought to be rewarded with additional savings! Call to find out what you will save on the machine package of your dreams!
(Bank, Credit Union, Red Thread
considered same as cash)

Photo credit:  Colourbox.com

The Michigan Report

Another talented quilter from our hometown St. Joseph,  Carol Klass, is our featured quilter of the month at the Michigan store. Carol enjoys applique and especially piecing sampler quilts. Recently she  finished her Dear Jane quilt and is currently working on a hand pieced scrappy quilt. Stop in the store (or watch our Facebook page) to see Carol's beautiful body of work, many of which were quilted by our team member Julie Lillo.

Educational Events at the St. Joseph Store 
(Please call to reserve your spot.)

May 19-20 AutoPilot Intermediate Training 9-4
June 3   New Owner Training 9-3
June 6 License to Longarm Renter Training 4-7
June 23-24 Hand Guided Intermediate Training

UPCOMING EVENTS:

June 9-10 
June 16-17  Linda Hrcka We are excited to have Linda here again as a guest instructor. She has been published in numerous magazines and is a wonderful teacher. Check out her jam-packed agenda for her 2 day class here.
Aug 4-5  Jamie Wallen   Mystical Feathers, Mystical Rulers, Mystical Shapes along with How Will I Quilt That? Jamie gives so many great quilting ideas your quilts will really stand out. Check out detailed descriptions here.
Oct 6, Oct 7  Teresa Pino    An introduction to graffiti style quilting, adding color with Inktense pencils and a unique edge finishing technique. $125/day. Check out detailed description here.

Spots are still available for classes coming up! The cost is $250 for each two-day workshop. Spaces are filling up fast, so call soon if you'd like to learn from one of these amazingly talented teachers.


We had a great time meeting quilters from all around the world!

So excited that the show is opening!

Just 2 of the gorgeous quilts at the show:
Moonflower by Molly  Hamilton-McNally.
Winner of The Best Moveable Machine Workmanship Award
White Knight by Patti Blair
You can see more of the Paducah quilts on our Pinterest site

Enjoying some time with Alex Anderson and our favorite quilter, Teri Cherne and her husband, Rick.

Congratulations to Debbie Bryant, winner of the Accomplish Quilting drawing for an Essential Supply Package.

 Tennessee
The Tennessee Rep ort


Please stop by and see the quilting of Lynda Phipps, our Quilter of the Month! The display is a bright collection quilted by Lynda on her Innova Autopilot!






Educational Events at the Goodlettsville Store 
(Please call to reserve your spot.)

May 13 - New Owner Training (9am - 4pm)
May 17 - Top Tenn Longarm Guild (10am)
May 19-20 - Hand Guided Intermediate Training (9am - 4pm)
 
June 6 - License to Longarm (5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
June 10 - New Owner Training (9 am - 4 pm)
June 16-17
- Piecemakers Guild show  in Crossville,TN

June 21 - Top Tenn Longarm Guild (10 am)
June 23-24 - Autopilot Intermediate Training (9 am - 4 pm)



Accomplish Quilting is looking for smiling quilters to work (and play!) in our newest branch store in Indianapolis next to Quilts Plus!
We hope to open in July and we need sales people, teachers, and technicians.
Please send your resume to jeff@accomplishquilting.com

 
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Accomplish Quilting - Quilting Challenge!
AQ is hosting a quilting challenge 
with the theme of "Hidden Treasures"
The challenge theme will be in the quilting! 
This is a wholecloth challenge - use any fabric, any thread (type or color(s)) and quilt your wholecloth in any way that you wish. 
No seams - how great is that!
For all the rules and dates check our website.
 
TechsTech's Tips

Mark makes resetting your
Lightning Stitch Screen easy.  

           

1. Double click on "My Device"
2. Double click "Hard Disk"
3. Double click "Startup"
4. Double click "Lightning"


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