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Classes


Classes

Learn how to add your own embellishments to a T-shirt. In class we will show you how you can add applique to any T-Shirt that needs a little something to glitz it up. You will learn what sort of needle and thread to use, what size stitch and what foot to use on your machine and advice on what sorts of things you can add to a t-shirt. Bring your machine, accessories and regular sewing supplies. We will provide you with a t-shirt and applique piece.

Cost: $ 15.00
Gain a better understanding of the different types of stabilizers available for machine embroidery in our All About Stabilizer class. We will cover the categories of stabilizer: Cutaway, Tearaway and Washaway as well as different options within. You will learn how to decide what type of stabilizer will work best for your project and how different types of fabric and stitch counts require different methods. We will also have a few projects made up to show you each stabilizer in action. You do not need to bring your machine, just bring yourself and a notebook.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sew a precious baby blanket in an afternoon. These are quick and easy, making the perfect gift for an expecting mother or a mother in need. You will love creating this mitered corner baby blanket, and it is a lot easier than it looks! Bring 7/8 yard fabric for your blanket center and 1 1/8 yard fabric for the border and backing. Flannel works well, especially for those cold winters we have, but a regular cotton fabric will also work. Bring your machine, regular sewing supplies and materials.

Cost: $ 15.00
This mastery series is for 5, 7 & 8 series embroidery machine owners. Learn how to utilize the embroidery side of your machine with our Bernina Embroidery Mastery Classes. In our introductory mastery class, we will go over the basics of using your machine for embroidery, including how to attach your module, how to select a design, how to edit your design and more! Our Mastery Classes are free to all who have purchased their machine with us. Bring your sewing machine, module, hoops, accessories, manual, USB stick, and a snack/lunch. Please register for class so we can make sure we have enough space.

This mastery class is for second generation 5 series (535, 570, & 590), 7 & 8 series new machine owners. Over the course of three classes, we will cover the basic operations of your machine. Learn about threading, maintenance, sewing a buttonhole, selecting different stitches, editing stitches and much more! Our Mastery Classes are free to all who have purchased their machine with us. Bring your sewing machine, accessories, manual, USB stick, and a snack/lunch. Please register for class so we can make sure we have enough space. Call if you have questions about which mastery class you should take.

Sew an adorable pencil pouch with sewing accents! In this class you will learn how to insert a zipper and how to create a zippered pocket. This zipper pouch has two sections and an elastic band for attaching to a binder, folder or notebook. Bring your machine, regular sewing supplies, machine feet, and a lunch. We will provide a kit with supplies.

Cost: $ 25.00
Discover Bernina's Hat Hoop insert and learn the tricks to adding embroidered embellishments to a hat. In class you will learn about the hat hoop insert, what kind of stabilizer to use, and how to get your hat set up to embroider on. We will also be embroidering a ballcap in class. Bring your machine, module, regular embroidery supplies, large oval hoop and a blank ballcap.

Cost: $ 15.00
Interested in learning how to embroider on a pair of jeans without having to seam rip? Join us and learn the tips and tricks for adding gorgeous embroidery designs to any pair of jeans, without the hassle of ripping the seam of the leg out. Bring your machine, module, regular sewing/embroidery supplies and large oval hoop. We will provide a pair of jeans to practice with, or you are welcome to bring your own pair.

Cost: $ 15.00
We are very excited about this upcoming class! This class is an embroidery bonanza! We will introduce different stabilizers, embroidery techniques, projects and fun project ideas. Over the course of two days we will complete 6 projects for you to take home! We will embroider a bracelet, a coaster, a card, a zipper pouch, a towel and an ornament. We will provide machines and all supplies needed! Stop in to see our samples and to learn more, if you love to embroider, or are interested in learning more about embroidery, you won't want to miss this!

Cost: $ 40.00
Create precious butterflies using the free-standing lace method. These colorful butterflies are sewn out on the embroidery machine with a special stabilizer, then rinsed to create a free-standing affect. We will talk about the technique, go over stabilizer and thread to use, then stitch out a butterfly. Bring your machine, module, regular embroidery supplies, thread and corresponding bobbins. You will also need to purchase the OESD Free Standing Lace Butterflies design pack for class, mention that you are purchasing for the class and receive 10% off. Stop in to pick up a supply list.

Cost: $ 15.00
Sew a darling wall hanging or table topper while learning how to quilt as you go. This class will walk you through the process of quilting as you go, which combines piecing and quilting into just one step! But, you will also learn how to add connectors to connect your sections or to make a finished quilt larger! Bring your sewing machine, regular sewing supplies, and materials. Stop by the store to pick up your materials list and to see our sample.

Cost: $ 40.00
Interested in learning how to quilt using your embroidery machine? Join us and learn how to sew a quick table runner then quilt it using darling embroidery quilting designs. In class you will learn about this method of quilting, hear about different options out there, and get started quilting your table runner. You will go home with the two quilting designs we will use on the runner. Bring your machine, module, 5x7 or larger hoop, sewing and embroidery accessories, 1/4" foot, and materials. Stop by the store to see our sample and to pick up a materials list.

Cost: $ 15.00
Try your hand at quilting on your machine using rulers! Learn how to use various rulers to free motion quilt fun motifs and various patterns. These rulers are fun to use and help add a little variety to your quilting! In class we will go over the features of the ruler foot and rulers and use each of the rulers to quilt. We will then create a zippered bag using this quilted fabric. Bring your machine, ruler foot, rulers (if you have them), slide on table, regular sewing supplies and lunch. We will provide all materials and the use of our rulers if needed.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn how to create a trapunto wall hanging with your embroidery machine! Trapunto is a technique that adds a three-dimensional look to your project. We will be talking about this technique and you will learn how to create a small wall hanging perfect for your sewing room. Bring your sewing machine, module, large oval hoop, regular sewing and embroidery supplies, thread and lunch. We will provide materials.

Cost: $ 30.00