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Basic Sewing

Basic Sewing

Winter/Spring 2018 Basic Classes

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These classes are great for the beginner sewer or a quick and easy project for the accomplished sewer.
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Classes fill up quickly, so call as soon as possible.
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You must register ahead of time for classes!

1A,1B,1C,1D. SEW AN EASY PATTERN

4 Lessons $75.00

Pick a pattern marked “EASY”, and come and cut it out, and sew it up! Learn measuring, and cutting techniques, as well as seaming and hemming techniques. No Burda or Vogue Patterns.

FULL CLASS – 1A. Wednesday Morning
May 23, 30, June 6, 13
10:30-12:30

1B. Saturday Morning
June 2, 9, 16, 23
10:30-12:30

1C. Tuesday Morning
July 10, 17, 24, 31
10:30-12:30

1D. Saturday Morning
September 22, 29, October 6, 13
10:30-12:30

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2. PILLOW WITH ZIPPER OR ENVELOPE BACK

2-1/2 Hours $40.00

Pillows are a great way of changing the accent of a room. Learn this simple technique to create professional pillows. A great class for beginners or those afraid of zippers. Pick up supplies before class.

2A. Friday Afternoon May 25 1:30-4:00

2B. Tuesday Afternoon Sept 18 1:30-4:00

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3. FINISH UP PROJECTS

2 Lessons $45.00

Need help finishing up that project? Stuck on a certain step? Just want some time set aside for your sewing? This is the class for you! Sign up now! Space is limited. Stephanie will call you to discuss your project before the first class.

3A. Tuesday Morning June 12, 19 10:30-12:30

3B. Wednesday Morning October 24, 31 10:30-12:30

4. MANAGING YOUR MACHINE

2 Hours $35.00

Is your machine a mystery? Do you want to get more done in less time? Come and learn the basics on your machine. (You need to know your make and model when you sign up.) Topics covered: cleaning and oiling, types of needles, threading, basic seaming, buttonholes (if your machine has them), blind hemming, mending, and gathering. Class size limited. Bring your machine, cords & accessories. Your machine must be in working order and complete. You MUST bring it in before the day of class to have it checked by us.

4A. Wednesday Morning July 11 10:30-12:30

4B. Friday Afternoon October 12 1:30-3:30

Clubs

Clubs

Winter/Spring 2018 Clubs

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Pam’s Friday Sewing Club

Become fast friends with your sewing machine! Feel comfortable with the many great features built in your machine and great optional feet and accessories available for it. Pick up supply list before class. Sign up and join us for this sit and sew club.

The cost is $80.00 for 5 lessons. Can’t commit for a year? Sign up for $25.00/class.

201. Cross Body Bag

Using the decorative stitches that are built into your machine, make this lovely creative cross body bag. Also learn how to use clear vinyl.

Friday Evening
May 18
6:00-9:00

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202. My Travel Bag

Create a perfect little bag for your sewing notions, makeup, or jewelry. This 5”x11” bag is fun for beginners and advanced alike.

Friday Evening
September 21
6:00-9:00

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Embroidery Club

This club is designed to help you utilize the fantastic and unique creative possibilities of your embroidery machine. Each club session will focus on a different technique of embroidery. Pick up supply list before class. Sign up and join us for this sit and sew club.

The cost is $80.00 for 5 lessons. Can’t commit for a year? Sign up for $25.00/class.

203. Woodland Animals Gift Bags

Choose from a bunny, fox, owl, or racoon. Learn applique as well as in-the-hoop techniques.

Friday Evening
June 8
6:00-9:00

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204. Quilted Baskets

Need a quick gift or just want to jazz your sewing area? These quilted baskets are fun as well as practical.

Friday Evening
October 5
6:00-9:00

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Stashbuster Club Featuring AccuQuilt

Join Loretta in this NEW club specifically designed to use fabrics in your stash! Do you already own an Accuquilt Go Cutter but don’t use it to its full potential? Do you have trouble with your hands and are looking for an easier and faster way of cutting out? Do you just have more fabric than you will possibly use with traditional cutting methods? This club is for you! Each club will feature how to use a different fabric die, with a demo of easy block piecing techniques and pattern to take home to sew your quilt together. You will be cutting ONLY in this club, so no need to bring your sewing machine. Don’t have an Accuquilt Go Cutter? See our new display for 3 great models to choose from! See quilt samples in the classroom.

This club will meet on the second Thursday afternoon of every month from 1:30–3:30. The cost is $65.00 for 4 lessons. Can’t commit? Sign up for $20.00/class.

211. Butterfly Tablerunner

Create a beautiful spring tablerunner. Accuquilt has 3 butterfly options. Large Butterfly Die #55471, Small Butterfly from Serendipity Qube or Critters Die #55030. Use 1 or more of these terrific dies to create a spring masterpiece. Loretta used a half-square triangle to create a pretty base to applique her butterflies. Multiple size options for the half-square triangles are available.

Thursday Afternoon
May 3
1:30-3:30

212. Bowtie

This fun and colorful geometric quilt was created using the new bowtie dies available from Accuquilt. These dies are in the NEW Qube Companion Corners set OR individually in 4 different sizes. Coordinate your solid square size with your bowtie size.
Using the Qube & Companion Corners

Thursday Afternoon
June 14
1:30-3:30

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213. Float on

Do you like the look of curved piecing but don’t like stitching curves? This is the quilt for you. Modern looking “circles” are created with straight line piecing. This is a fast pieced quilt—great for beginners or those with a deadline.
Using the Qube & Companion Classics OR Corners

Thursday Afternoon
July 12
1:30-3:30

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214. Making Lemonade

Do you want to make a dent in your fabric stash? Loretta’s sample quilt was created entirely out of her stash! It’s a great quilt to go scrappy! However, it would also be cute with a simple background and structured color choices.
Using the Qube OR Ohio Star Die #55174

Thursday Afternoon
August 9
1:30-3:30

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215. Woven Strips

Strip piecing at it’s most sophisticated. Create strip sets in 4 different color families and crosscut into simple blocks. The on-pointe layout of this quilt creates a woven effect. Great quilt if you like mindless sewing.
2” Strip Die #550025
Using the Qube & Companion Classics OR Corners

Thursday Afternoon
September 6
1:30-3:30

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216. Sculpt & Stroke of the Pen Blocks

Create a fall classic. Checkerboarding the Sculpt block and Stroke of the Pen blocks creates this beautiful geometric quilt. A great quilt to showcase your fall toned fabrics.
Using the Qube & Companion Classics OR Corners

Thursday Afternoon
October 11
1:30-3:30

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SWEET SIXTEEN & TIARA CLUB

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Join Loretta in this club specifically for Baby Lock Tiara, and HandiQuilter Sweet Sixteen owners. Each class will feature a care and feeding portion, highlight a specialty tool, and show you a different free motion pattern.

This club will meet on the first Friday afternoon of every month from 1:30-3:00. The cost is $85.00 for 4 lessons. Can’t commit? Sign up for $25.00/class.

205. May Club

Featured Ruler—3” Slice
Featured Free Motion Design— “Mini Whirlpools”
A great free flowing background fill. Terrific for the large negative spaces in modern quilts.

Friday Afternoon
May 4
1:30-3:00

206. June Club

Featured Ruler—45 Degree Wedge
Featured Free Motion Design—”Swirl fill”
Do you like the look of feathers but are a little intimidated by their structure? This easy fill will give you “the feather look” without much practice.

Friday Afternoon
June 1
1:30-3:00

207. July Club

Featured Ruler—2.5” Circle
Featured Free Motion/Ruler Combo Design— “Fill Those Clamshells”
Make your clamshells “sing” with a variety of fun fills.

Friday Afternoon
July 6
1:30-3:00

208. August Club

Featured Ruler—Ruler to be Announced
Featured Free Motion/Ruler Combo Design—”Bridge”
Create a structured fill for empty blocks.
Converted from a Zentangle type drawing.

Friday Afternoon
August 3
1:30-3:00

209. September Club

Featured Ruler—Ruler to be Announced
209. Featured Free Motion/Ruler Combo Design— ”That’s One Big Gorgeous Spiral”
Converted from a Zentangle type drawing.

Friday Afternoon
September 7
1:30-3:00

210. October Club

Featured Ruler—Ruler to be Announced
Featured Free Motion Designs— ”Keeping it Simple with Zentangle Borders”
Looking for inspiration? The internet is filled with great ideas that we can convert into fun and interesting borders.

Friday Afternoon
October 5
1:30-3:00

Embroidery

Embroidery

Winter/Spring 2018 Embroidery Classes

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31. IN-THE-HOOP EMBROIDERY: FLYING TO PIECES

3 Hours $50.00

These in-the-hoop zipper pouches are perfect for organizing all those small items! The “Flying Geese Blocks” stitch out with perfect little points and the entire pouch has a nice tailored look. Pick up supplies before class.

Thursday Afternoon May 24 1:30-4:30

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32. SUCCESSFUL MONOGRAM TOWELS

3 Hours $40.00

Bring two towels, your embroidery machine and get set to have fun. Your machine must have either USB-stick capability or built-in editing. Pick up supplies before class.

32A. Tuesday Afternoon June 5 1:30-4:30

32B. Thursday Afternoon October 4 1:30-4:30

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33. APPLIQUE TECHNIQUES WITH YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE: LAUREL BURCH FLORALS

2 Lessons $135.00 includes embroider designs & pattern

No more pivoting! No more square curves! Let your embroidery machine do all the work. Learn how to make appliqué easily with your embroidery machine. Pick up supplies before first class.

Tuesday Afternoon June 12, 19 1:30-3:30

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34. IN-THE-HOOP EMBROIDERY: NOTION ORGANIZERS

3 Hours $50.00 includes pattern

Choose from 5 great in-the-hoop zipper pouches with embroidered decorations for your rotary cutters, scissors, threads, pens, and other notions. Pick up supplies before class.

Tuesday Afternoon Sept 25 1:30-4:30

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35. HANDS-ON QUILTING WITH YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE

2-1/2 Hours $35.00

Quilters, would you like to utilize your embroidery machine on your quilts? This is the class for you! You will learn the basics of machine quilting with an embroidery machine. Pick up supplies before class.

Thursday Morning October 25 10:30-1:00

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Garment

Garment

Winter/Spring 2018 Garment Classes

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5. INTERMEDIATE SEWING

4 Lessons $95.00

Are you beyond the basics for sewing clothing? Need help with shirts or pants? This is the class for you. You will have a choice of a shirt pattern, pants pattern, or skirt pattern, no jackets or blazers. Basic fitting will be discussed. Pattern choice must be approved by Pam.

Tuesday Morning October 2, 9, 16, 23 10:30-12:30

Pick up supplies before first class

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Machine Instruction

Machine Instruction

Winter/Spring 2018 Machine Instruction Classes

These classes are provided free to those who have purchased their new machine from Hayes Sewing Machine Company. Please ask any Hayes employee which class or classes apply to your machine. You must register in advance. You may register by phone or in person. You must bring your machine or Serger, except for software classes. Basic supplies needed are machine, cords, accessories that come with machine, instruction book, notebook and pen, and thread. We will provide fabric kit. Hayes Sewing Machine Company welcomes Babylock, Bernina, and Singer customers who have recently purchased their machines elsewhere to join our machine instruction classes for the fees listed by each class. Current models only. Class fee must be paid before each class.
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Call 302-764-9033 for fast sign up.
Classes fill up quickly, so call as soon as possible.
Have the class number and date ready for faster service.

You must register ahead of time for classes!

97. BABY LOCK CORONET & HANDIQUILTER SIMPLY SIXTEEN

1-1/2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

Learn the basics for care and feeding of your mid-arm quilting frame machine. Free- motion basics, ruler basics, channel locking, and attaching the quilt to the frame will also be covered. Bring a notebook and pen for this class.

Friday Evening April 20 6:30-8:00

Tuesday Morning August 14 10:30-12:00

Saturday Afternoon October 6 1:30-3:00

98. BABY LOCK JAZZ SEWING MACHINE INSTRUCTION

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

Learn the basics on your machine for sewing and quilting! Start with basic threading. Change stitch lengths and stitch widths. Learn to gather, make piping, hems, buttonholes, and various seam finishes.

Monday Afternoon June 4 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon August 4 1:30-3:30

99. EVERSEWN & BERNETTE SEWING MACHINE INSTRUCTION

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

Learn the basics of your machine! Start with basic threading. Change stitch lengths and stitch widths. Learn to gather, make piping, hems, buttonholes, and various seam finishes.

Friday Afternoon June 22 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon July 9 1:30-3:30

Thursday Afternoon October 18 1:30-3:30

100. BL-9 MACHINE INSTRUCTION LECTURE/DEMO

1 Hour Non-customer fee $30.00

Learn the basics of your machine! Start with basic threading. Change stitch lengths and learn to use the basic stitches. You do NOT need to bring your machine to this class, just a notebook and pen!

Friday Afternoon April 27 4:00-5:00

Wednesday Afternoon May 2 4:00-5:00

Monday Afternoon July 16 4:00-5:00

Monday Afternoon October 1 4:00-5:00

101. BASIC SINGER 7400 SERIES SEWING MACHINE INSTRUCTION

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

Learn the basics of your machine! Start with basic threading. Change stitch lengths and stitch widths. Learn to gather, make piping, hems, buttonholes, and various seam finishes. This class is for the Singer 7363, 7400 Series.

Monday Afternoon June 4 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning April 7 10:30-12:30

Wednesday Morning May 2 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon June 9 1:30-3:30

Friday Afternoon July 27 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon October 8 1:30-3:30

102. BASIC COMPUTERIZED SEWING MACHINE INSTRUCTION

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

Learn the basics of your machine! Start with basic threading. Change stitch lengths and stitch widths. Learn to gather, make piping, hems, buttonholes, and various seam finishes. This class is for all computerized Babylock and Bernina sewing machines.

Saturday Morning May 19 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon June 11 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon June 23 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon July 23 1:30-3:30

Wednesday Morning August 8 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon September 8 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon October 15 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning October 27 10:30-12:30

103. ADVANCED COMPUTERIZED MACHINE INSTRUCTION – BABYLOCK

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

Continue to learn the wonders of your computerized sewing machine. Expand your knowledge of gathering and piping techniques. Explore appliqué and quilting techniques. Learn the decorative stitches your machine can do. The most commonly used optional feet will be shown. This class is for all computerized Babylock sewing machines.

Saturday Afternoon May 19 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon June 18 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning July 28 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon September 24 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon October 27 1:30-3:30

104. ADVANCED COMPUTERIZED MACHINE INSTRUCTION –BERNINA

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

Continue to learn the wonders of your computerized sewing machine. Expand your knowledge of gathering and piping techniques. Explore appliqué and quilting techniques. Learn the decorative stitches your machine can do. The most commonly used optional feet will be shown. This class is for all computerized Bernina sewing machines.

Saturday Morning April 21 10:30-12:30

Saturday Morning May 26 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon June 25 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon July 30 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon September 22 1:30-3:30

105. BERNINA 5 SERIES, 7 SERIES, 8 SERIES BSR LECTURE

1 Hour Non-customer fee $35.00

Learn the basics of connecting your BSR foot. Find out the difference between BSR1 & BSR2. Get some tips for decorative quilting. Bring a notebook and pen for this fun class.

Monday Evening August 13 6:30-7:30

Wednesday Morning September 26 10:30-11:30

106. BERNINA 560, 580, 750, 770, 780, 790, 880 EMBROIDERY

2 ½ Hours Non-customer fee $75.00

Learn the basics of machine embroidery! Learn the correct way of hooping fabric. Understand your choices in stabilizers. Resizing, mirror imaging, placement, and alphabets will also be covered.

Tuesday Afternoon June 26 1:30-4:00

Thursday Afternoon October 25 2:00-4:30

107. BABYLOCK SOFIA, & ACCORD EMBROIDERY

2 ½ Hours Non-customer fee $75.00

Learn the basics of machine embroidery! Learn the correct way of hooping fabric. Understand your choices in stabilizers and threads. Placement and lettering will also be covered.

Saturday Afternoon April 21 1:30-4:00

Saturday Afternoon May 26 1:30-4:00

Saturday Afternoon July 28 1:30-4:00

Saturday Afternoon September 29 1:30-4:00

Monday Afternoon October 22 1:30-4:00

108. BABYLOCK FLOURISH, SPIRIT, AVENTURA, JOURNEY, UNITY, & DESTINY EMBROIDERY

2 Hours Non-customer fee $75.00

2 1/2 Hours Non-customer fee $75.00 Learn the basics of machine embroidery! Learn the correct way of hooping fabric. Understand your choices in stabilizers and threads. Placement and lettering will also be covered.

Tuesday Afternoon April 24 1:30-4:00

Friday Afternoon June 15 1:30-4:00

Wednesday Morning July 25 10:30-1:00

118. BABYLOCK SPIRIT, JOURNEY, UNITY, & DESTINY EMBROIDERY PLUS LECTURE

2 Hours Non-customer fee $75.00

Learn some of the more unique features on your embroidery machine. Bring a notebook and pen.

Tuesday Afternoon May 1 1:30-3:30

Wednesday Morning August 1 10:30-12:30

Thursday Afternoon September 20 1:30-3:30

109. BL450A LAUREN SERGER CLASS

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

Learn the basics on your Babylock & Bernette serger. Learn to thread, overcast, seam, sew knits, gather, and use differential feed and rolled hems.

Monday Afternoon May 21 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon September 10 1:30-3:30

110. BASIC SERGER

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

Learn the basics on your Babylock Eclipse, Imagine, Enlighten, Evolution, Ovation, or Triumph serger. Learn to thread, overcast, seam, sew knits, gather, and use differential feed and rolled hems.

Saturday Afternoon June 16 1:30-3:30

Friday Evening August 3 6:30-8:30

Friday Evening September 7 6:30-8:30

Monday Afternoon October 29 1:30-3:30

111. ADVANCED SERGER

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

For Babylock Eclipse, Imagines, Evolves, Enlighten, Evolution, Ovation, and Triumph only! Master 2-thread work and cover hems. Also see some of the optional feet available for your serger, such as blindhem, elasticator, piping and cording.

Saturday Morning August 4 10:30-12:30

Tuesday Afternoon August 14 1:30-3:30

112. BABY LOCK TIARA

1 Hour Non-customer fee $50.00

Learn the basics for care and feeding of your mid-arm quilting machine. Free- motion basics and attaching the TruStitch Regulator will also be covered. Bring a notebook and pen for this class.

Tuesday Morning August 7 10:30-11:30

113. HANDI-QUILTER SWEET SIXTEEN

1 Hour Non-customer fee $50.00

Learn the basics for care and feeding of your mid-arm quilting machine. Free- motion basics and attaching the Tru Stitch Regulator will also be covered. Bring a notebook and pen for this class.

Thursday Morning September 6 10:30-11:30

Computer Software Classes – 1 Hour Each

Non customer fee $50.00 each software class. These classes are a lecture/demo, so just bring a notebook and pen.

114. DESIGNER PLUS—EDITING & LETTERING

Get familiar with this wonderful software program. Learn resizing, opening a design, and sending it to the machine. We will show you how to customize and combine your designs, and lettering. Monogramming also covered.

Thursday Afternoon April 19 1:30-2:30

Thursday Afternoon August 2 1:30-2:30

115. DESIGNER PLUS—AUTO DIGITIZING & MAGIC WAND

Make your own designs! Use the insert artwork to select and process your artwork. Then have fun with the Auto Digitizing tools.

Thursday Afternoon April 26 1:30-2:30

Thursday Morning August 9 10:30-11:30

116. DESIGNER PLUS—MANUAL DIGITIZING

Learn to use manual digitizing tools! Shading, handicraft stitches, and true type fonts will also be covered.

Thursday Morning August 16 10:30-11:30

117. DESIGNER PLUS— APPLIQUE & CROSS STITCH

Let your embroidery software make your handwork easy! Learn to appliqué and use your cross stitch program.

Thursday Afternoon August 16 1:30-2:30

119. TOOLBOX

Come and see the newest components to the Bernina software family. Do you have a PC or a MAC? Doesn’t matter! This software will work on both! If you are timid about software, this Toolbox program is excellent for you. Components covered: Lettering, Monogramming, and Editing.

Thursday Afternoon June 21 1:30-2:30

Friday Afternoon October 26 1:30-2:30

120. CREATOR

Come learn how to transform artwork and images into embroidery designs. Drawing tools, satin and motif outlines will be covered as well.

Tuesday Afternoon August 7 1:30-2:30

Thursday Afternoon September 27 1:30-2:30

Quilting

Quilting

Spring 2018 Quilting Classes

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6. MACHINE QUILTING LECTURE/DEMO

1-1/2 Hours $25.00

Learn walking foot and free motion techniques. Quick tips for marking and layering quilts also covered. Great for beginners and advanced alike.

6A. Friday Afternoon May 18 1:30-3:00

6B. Tuesday Morning October 30 10:30-12:00

7. RULER FOOT LECTURE/DEMO

1-1/2 Hours $25.00

Have you ever been envious of the rulers available to long arm quilters? Come and see the newest quilting presser feet for your domestic sewing machine. The Westalee Feet, Bernina #72 Ruler Foot, and the new Baby Lock Ruler Feet will be covered.

7A. Monday Evening May 21 6:30-8:00

7B. Thursday Morning July 12 10:30-12:00

7C. Friday Afternoon Sept 21 1:30-3:00

8. T-SHIRT QUILT TOP

3 Lessons $85.00 includes pattern

Do you have many T-shirts? Would you like to preserve your great memories? Making a T-shirt quilt is a wonderful way of doing that. Make one for yourself or someone you love. Bring T-shirts to first class.

8A. Tuesday Morning May 22, 29, June 5 10:30-12:30

8B. Wednesday Morning October 3, 10, 17 10:30-12:30

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9. FINISH UP QUILT

2 Lessons $45.00

Need help finishing up that quilt project? Stuck on a certain step? Just want some time set aside for your quilting? This is the class for you! Sign up now as space is limited. Loretta will call you to discuss your project.

9A. Tuesday Afternoon May 22, 29 1:30-3:30

9B. Thursday Morning July 19, 26 10:30-12:30

9C. Tuesday Morning Sept 18, 25 10:30-12:30

10. TRADITIONAL KINDERGARTEN QUILTING

5 Lessons $90.00 includes handout

Welcome to kindergarten! This is the class for those who want to start out quilting easily. In this class, three blocks styles are shown: the four patch, nine patch, and star. No templates are used. All quilts are rotary cutter easy. Machine quilting and binding will also be discussed. Pick up supplies before first class.

10A. Thursday Morning May 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21 10:00-12:30

10B. Monday Evening October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 6:00-8:30

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11. BEGINNER PAPER PIECING—LOBSTER STEW

2 Lessons $70.00 includes book

Book—Learn to Paper Piece, page 28. Don’t want to cut out weird shapes? Come and learn how to paper piece intricate blocks with no muss—no fuss. Pick up supply list before class.

Thursday Afternoon May 31, June 7 1:30-3:30

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12. HANDS-ON RULER FOOT—BERNINA #72

3 Hours $95.00

Learn to use long arm free motion ruler techniques on your domestic machine. Based on Bernina’s Ruler Kit for Sit Down machines. You will learn to use nested mini ovals and circles, the squiggle ruler, the mini 4-in-1 curve ruler, and the mini straight line tool. Pick up supplies before class.

12A. Friday Evening June 1 5:30-8:30

12B. Tuesday Afternoon October 2 1:30-4:30

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13. ELEMENTARY QUILTING

4 Lessons $90.00 includes pattern

Have you taken Kindergarten Quilting or First Grade Quilting and would like to take the next step? This is the quilt for you! The “Division” Quilt Pattern is a modern looking quilt with easy piecing techniques. Polish your skills in this fun and easy class. Pick up supplies before first class.

Monday Evening June 4, 11, 18, 25 6:30-8:30

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14. HANDS-ON RULER FOOT—BABYLOCK

3 Hours $95.00

Learn to use long arm free motion ruler techniques on your domestic machine. Based on Baby Lock’s Ruler Kit for Sit Down machines. You will learn to use the squiggle, mini straight line, feather, small diamond, nautilus feather, and nested mini circles. Pick up supplies before class.

14A. Friday Afternoon June 8 1:30-4:30

14B. Friday Evening October 12 5:30-8:30

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15. HANDS-ON RULER FOOT—WESTALEE

3 Hours $95.00

Learn to use long arm free motion ruler techniques on your domestic machine. Rulers covered will be straight line, clamshell, circle, spiral, arc. Pick up supplies before class.

15A. Friday Evening June 15 5:30-8:30

15B. Tuesday Afternoon October 9 1:30-4:30

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16. HANDS-ON FREE MOTION QUILTING

2 Hours $55.00 includes panel

This is a class to introduce and allow you to explore free motion quilting techniques (You are in control, not the machine). Learn to stipple and meander. Types of battings will also be discussed. Pick up supplies before first class.

16A. Tuesday Morning June 26 10:30-12:30

16B. Monday Evening Sept 24 6:30-8:30

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17. KINDERGARTEN QUILTING WITH MODERN TWIST

5 Lessons $95.00 includes pattern

Welcome to kindergarten! This easy, simple, and clean project starts with your favorite half yard cuts. Then, with the addition of background and accent, it makes nice big blocks and comes together quickly and beautifully. You can pick modern prints, conversational fabrics, or cute kids prints. Machine quilting and binding will also be discussed. Pick up supplies before first class.

17A. Monday Evening July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6 6:00-8:30

17B. Thursday Morning September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18 10:00-12:30

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18. SKILL BUILDING QUILTING—CATAWAMPUS

4 Lessons $90.00 includes pattern

Are you a beginner quilter and would like to build your skills and increase your confidence? This fun and easy to piece geometric quilt is for you. Use your skills from Kindergarten and Elementary Quilting. Rotary cutting skills are required. Pick up supplies before first class.

Tuesday Afternoon July 10, 17, 24, 31 1:30-3:30

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19. ENGLISH PAPER PIECING—HEXAGONS

3 Hours $45.00

Are you hexi-crazy? Interested learn a more traditional way of piecing Grandmother’s Flower Garden? This is the class for you. All of the sewing in the class will be done by hand. Paper templates and fabric cutting out will be covered. Pick up supply list before class.

Thursday Afternoon July 19 1:30-4:30

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20. EASY BINDING TECHNIQUES LECTURE/DEMO

1-1/2 Hours $25.00

Let’s finish those projects. Learn French binding, simple binding from the backing, and easy applications of pre-made bindings.

20A. Thursday Afternoon July 26 1:30-3:00

20B. Monday Evening Sept 10 6:30-8:00

21. BSR HANDS-ON FREE MOTION QUILTING

2 Hours $55.00 includes panel

This is a class to introduce and allow you to explore free motion quilting techniques using your Bernina Stitch Regulator or BSR. Learn to stipple and meander. Types of battings will also be discussed. Don’t have BSR? Want to try it out? Sign up now to reserve a machine (limited number of machines available). Based on a Free-Motion Quilting Training Panel. Pick up supplies before class.

21A. Thursday Morning August 2 10:30-12:30

21B. Tuesday Afternoon October 16 1:30-3:30

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22. INTERMEDIATE PAPER PIECING – LEAF & ACORN

2 Lessons $70.00 includes book

Are you a beginner quilter and would like to build your skills and increase your confidence? This fun and easy to piece geometric quilt is for you. Use your skills from Kindergarten and Elementary Quilting. Rotary cutting skills are required. Pick up supplies before first class.

Tuesday Afternoon October 23, 30 1:30-3:30

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Girls Night Out Quilting Classes

Come and join us for this NEW type of quilting class. Leave husbands and children behind, and join likeminded quilting enthusiasts for a fun and creative Friday evening. The projects chosen are created with either jelly rolls or quick cut methods so your time will be spent sewing rather than cutting. Each class is 6 hours long, ending at midnight. Bring your sewing stuff, and the caffeine, and we’ll provide the pizza!

23. STARGAZER QUILT TOP

6 Hours $90.00 includes pattern

This “scraptastic” quilt is fast and fun. This stitch and flip technique will create the triangle tips of multi-sized stars. A great quilt for stash busting. Uses fat quarters or 1/3 yard cuts.

Friday Evening May 25 6:00pm-12:00 midnight

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24. PINEAPPLE PLAY QUILT TOP

6 Hours $125.00 includes book and tool

Have you ever wanted to try a pineapple block? This “Beach Treasures” Tablerunner allows you to create this traditional block with modern techniques. Since each round is squared up before the next round of strips are added, the results are spectacular. Pamela Hayes is guest lecturing for this class.

Friday Evening June 22 6:00pm-12:00 midnight

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25. BQ5 QUILT TOP

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

This big block quilt creates spectacular results in a short amount of time. Big blocks create an off center focus with a pinwheel or accent splash. Choose one center fabric or many. 2 block sizes available. Choose from wall/crib to queen size.

Friday Evening July 27 6:00pm-12:00 midnight

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26. CURRY QUILT TOP

6 Hours $115.00 includes pattern & tool

Jelly roll friendly. This strip pieced quilt has a 60 degree triangle inset. Get accurate results using the Creative Grids 60 degree Triangle Tool. The 3 panel layout of this quilt allows you to customize your project. Do 1 panel for a tablerunner, 2 panels for a lap, or all 3 panels to create a 72”x72” quilt.

Friday Evening September 28 6:00pm-12:00 midnight

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27. G. SMITH QUILT TOP

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

Create this mosaic masterpiece! Choose 2 color families to create this optical illusion. Color family 1 is the background, and should contrast with color family 2 which are the stems and seeds. This quilt can go scrappy or sophisticated depending on your color choices.

Friday Evening October 26 6:00pm-12:00 midnight

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Serger

Serger

Winter/Spring 2018 Serger Classes

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Call 302-764-9033 for fast sign up.
Classes fill up quickly, so call as soon as possible.
Have the class number and date ready for faster service.

You must register ahead of time for classes!

28. SERGED TOTE BAG

2 Hours $40.00

Learn to make an easy bag with handles and a pocket on your serger! It will be lined, and lots of fun to make. Don’t have a serger but want to try one out? Reserve one for class. Pick up supplies before class.

Wednesday Morning June 20 10:30-12:30

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29. TAME THAT SERGER

2 Hours $40.00

Are you frustrated with your serger? Is it still in the box? This class is designed for you! Bring your serger (you will need to know your make and model when you sign up) and learn the basics. How to thread, overcast, seam, how to sew knits, gathering, and how to use differential feed, and rolled hems (if your machine has them). Class size is limited, sign up soon. Your serger must be in working order and complete. You MUST bring it in before the day of class to have it checked by us.

29A. Wednesday Morning July 18 10:30-12:30

29B. Saturday Morning Sept 8 10:30-12:30

30. SERGED SLEEP PANTS

3 Hours $45.00 includes pattern

Come make friends with your serger! Learn 4-thread seaming techniques on your serger and simple elastic and hemming techniques on a regular machine. Great class for beginner sewers! Pick up supplies before first class. Note: Sewing machines will be provided for elastic and hemming techniques. If you do not have a serger, sign up early and we will provide one.

Wednesday Morning Sept 19 10:30-1:30

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Software

Software

Winter/Spring 2018 Software Classes

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Call 302-764-9033 for fast sign up.
Classes fill up quickly, so call as soon as possible.
Have the class number and date ready for faster service.

You must register ahead of time for classes!

36. HANDS-ON FONT WORKS

2 Hours $35.00

Lettering is essential to every embroiderer’s library, so wouldn’t you love more fonts? FontWorks comes with 135 built-in fonts so you can personalize every project, and your lettering options don’t stop there. With FontWorks, you can import and use TrueType Fonts as embroidery fonts, too. The possibilities are endless! SOFTWARE MUST BE INSTALLED ONTO LAPTOP BEFORE CLASS, and bring an external mouse. This class is about designing so you will not need your embroidery machine. Bring your laptop, notebook, and pen.

Saturday Afternoon June 2 1:30-3:30

Monday Evening Sept 17 6:30-8:30

Free Workshops

Free Workshops

Free Workshop Schedule Winter/Spring 2018

Come join us every FRIDAY from 10:30–11:30 for an exciting group of FREE demonstrations. Learn professional techniques. See brand new notions at work. Get inspired to use these techniques at home.

APRIL

6 SKIRT

13 APPLIQUE

20 PANTS

27 PLACEMATS

MAY

4 Tote

11 NO DEMO

18 Interfacing

25 AccuQuilt

JUNE

1 Shorts

8 Hemming Feet

15 Fabric Panels

22 In the Hoop Embroidery

29 NO DEMO

JULY

6 Tablerunner

13 Shirt

20 Batik Skirt

27 Serger Tips

AUGUST

3 Baby Gifts

10 Cushion Cover

17 Simple Quilt

24 Fashion Feet

31 Double Needles

SEPTEMBER

7 Pants

14 NO DEMO

21 Crumbler Baby Quilt

28 Quick Serger Project

OCTOBER

5 Patchwork Jacket

12 Applique Tech

19 Lap Quilt

26 Bag

Class Calendars

Class Calendars

Class Calendars for Spring/Summer 2018

Come join us at one of our upcoming classes. Check out our calendar to learn more.


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