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Sheridan Kay Quilting

 Tutorials and Videos

For our list of tutorials and Videos  Be sure to visit our YouTube channel to see all videos
There are over 30 Videos and I produce more each month. Be sure to subscribe so you will be notified when a new video is uploaded.

An additional benefit of purchasing your Intelliquilter from Sheridan is access to additional tutorials by video free of charge. Thank you!

Classes & Events

Classes for Intelliquilter
Exciting news!!!! Late Spring Class 2024 in Planning Stages with Patty Morning in New Auburn WI

New!!! December 4 - 6 Studio Hands on Machines Group Class. 2 Openings  Info Here

November 13 - 15  Studio Hands on Machines Group Class. Call to register. Filled, thank you

Denver, Colorado Oct. 23 - 25  Beginner to Intermediate Class. Hosted by Kim Tocci, Limited to 7 attendees. Lecture/Demo with hands on tablet instruction. Info Here

Nashville, TN  October 16 - 17  Private Group Class Filled 

Spring 2024 Studio Classes in Planning stages! Contact me for Information and scheduling.
This is a
hands on machine class with 2 people per machine. Class is filled, if you would like to be notified of cancellations, please send an email or call Sheridan 828-808-0065  or

Bring your tablet, stand and power cord to the class. Extensive Handout provided. Cost 600.00

If traveling, please request a list of hotels in the area. Hendersonville is a lovely location to visit and Asheville is less than 45 minutes away, both are  popular vacation destinations.

Day 1 (Lunch break 12:00-1:30)
We begin the class with identifying parts of the IQ System with tips on maintenance and repair.
Library Maintenance guides each person in setting up their library by moving designs that will be used in class.
Beginning Panto with Intelliquilter is a fantastic class that will get you more comfortable with your IQ .  9:00 - 12:00 
We begin with the basics including maintaining your IQ. Understanding maintenance allows you fewer interruptions.  We will also cover advancing the quilt, starting after a stop, adjusting the outside edges, realigning and saving your work so you can begin again later. You will create a quilt map and you will know how to put it in action when you return to your machine.
Quotes from attendees:  "I didn't know there was so much to know about pantographs!" "I was doing everything the hard way." 

Day 1 PM Class

Beginning Custom with Intelliquilter will take you to the next level!  1:30 - 4:30 Learn to set up blocks, sashings and borders. Explore different ways to complete a custom quilt while staying within the beginning skill level. We will tackle a challenge you are sure to encounter... what to do with block of the month quilts and sampler quilts. We will cover stabilizing and how to deal with the fabric shrinkage. Let's use our editing functions to make the quilts look great even if the piecing isn't!

Day 2 AM Class (Lunch Break 12 - 1:30)

Borders and how to deal with fullness, designs that work hard and how to choose the best design for the desired outcome. Line patterns, pantographs and block patterns can be used for borders. How do you choose?
We will also continue through our list of questions that each student has submitted prior to the class. Make this class meet your needs! 9:00 - 12:00
Quotes by attendees:
"I've always been afraid of custom, wow now I can't wait!"

Day 2 PM Class

Panto Plus is used to elevate the style and appearance of your quilts.  Learn ways to fit a design inside the borders and choose a different design for the border. This adds sparkle and interest, so let's add stitch in the ditch, border to border designs and more!  1:30 - 4:30
Quotes by attendees:
'Now I understand why stitch in the ditch is a great tool." " Thanks for explaining how to choose the right design, it makes it so much easier.

Day 3 (Lunch 12:00 - 1:30)

Custom quilting with Intelliquilter will take you into advanced techniques such as split, smooth and stretch. We will choose a design and alter it for use in several areas. This class will enable you to look at a quilt, form a plan and put it into action! Topics for this class include many of the custom features that are included in the ClassIQ version of Intelliquilter. I will show additional ways for BasIQ Plus owners  (if desired) 9:00 - 12:00

Day 3 PM Class

Custom Quilting  with Intelliquilter will allow you to stitch in the ditch to define, choose no sew zones to isolate and clipping blocks to trim an area to perfection. Find the patterns that make your workload lighter. We will also cover the "oops" moments that are surely to occur. Ask your questions and understand the answers by seeing in person!  1:30 - 4:30
Quotes by attendees: "I needed to see it to do it, thanks so much for this class."

Cancellation Policy
Payment is refunded if the class is cancelled. A deposit of 50% is required at registration and payment of  the balance within 4 weeks of the class. Please reach out so we can discuss this. If you cancel less than 4 weeks prior to the class, you will have a credit that may be used at a later date. 

2023 Club Meetings! We are so excited. Join us the first Thursday of the even months Feb, Apr, Jun,  Aug, Oct and Dec.

APQS Longarm Club meets on the even months for sharing and socializing. 10:00 - 12:00   Registration is required. 
Call 828-595-2296   This is open to owners and guests but everyone must rsvp prior to attending.


Intelliquilter Club meets on the even months. Owners and those interested in learning about IQ are invited to attend after registering.
Call 828-595-2296. Bring Show and Tell! Call for info!

Contact Sheridan 828-808-0065       

We also offer Group Classes
Classes may be offered at our studio or at retreat facilities around the US. We travel to teach where other IQ Teachers are not available. If you are interested in hosting a class, contact Sheridan to discuss your ideas. Private group classes may also be taught at your studio.

APQS Beginner's Training is included with the purchase of a machine and is open to anyone who would like to learn more about longarm quilting.

If you own an APQS and would like to attend this class, contact me to be added to the group. This class is included with the purchase of a machine and is a 200.00 value.  This is a full day of training so bring all your questions! Registration required. TBD, call for information!

Long arm Mentoring Class  295.00 fee. This is a six hour class in which you will learn basic longarm instructions and advance through the course with dedication to learning.  Limited number of openings per year. This isn't a one time dedication, this is an extended learning program for individuals who are dedicated to advancing their longarm journey. Call to schedule an interview with Sheridan. 828-595-2295

To learn more about my Studio classes Click here.