Probably the biggest thing I learned was that I was already doing things right.
And to relax! Relax, relax, relax.
And look ahead of the needle, not at the needle, just like when you're driving a car you don't look at the road directly in front of you, you look where you want to go.
Got to try gloves, which I definitely will have to get. And there was a lot of discussion on different marking methods, etc.