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Basic Sewing

Basic Sewing

Fall/Winter 2017 Basic Classes

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These classes are great for the beginner sewer or a quick and easy project for the accomplished sewer.
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!

1A & 1B. 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.

Saturday Morning
February 3, 10, 17, 24
10:30-12:30

Wednesday Morning
April 4, 11, 18, 25
10:30-12:30

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2. 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.

Friday Afternoon
February 16, 23
1:30-3:30

3. PILLOW WITH ZIPPER OR ENVELOPE BACK

3 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.

Tuesday Afternoon March 6 1:30-4:30

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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.

Tuesday Afternoon March 13 1:30-3:30

Clubs

Clubs

Fall/Winter 2017 Clubs

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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!

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. Finish Up Projects

Have some pesky projects that you need some help with, or just want to start the new year with some success under your belt?

Friday Evening
January 12
6:00-9:00

202. Hippie Zips

Get ready for some “far out” fun! These little bags are simple to make and fun to use. It’s hip to change your zip, and it’s easy too.

Friday Evening
March 2
6:00-9:00

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. Fun with Fringe

Embroider fringed bouquets in vinyl Mason jars for a variety of seasons throughout the year.

Friday Evening
February 9
6:00-9:00

204. Blooming Bags

Fast and fun to stitch! They feature a lovely appliqued bloom, a beautifully curved bottom, zipper closure and back pocket. Bags are great for stashing your ipad, tablet, cell phone, or other gadgets.

Friday Evening
April 13
6:00-9:00

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.

209. Wonky Hearts

The Go! Wonky Heart makes it easy and fun to play with fabric color and block layout to create your own quirky heart shapes. Block finishes 6”.
Die #55471

Thursday Afternoon
January 11
1:30-3:30

210. Spools

If you’re looking for versatility, check out the Go! Spool. This spool block is as popular as it is traditional.

Thursday Afternoon
February 8
1:30-3:30

211. Tumblers

Try out this updated classic shape with the Go! Tumbler die. It has specially designed corners that make piecing a breeze.
Select your size—Die #55015 (3-1/2”), 55445 (4-1/2”), or 55020 (6-1/2”)

Thursday Afternoon
March 8
1:30-3:30

212. Build Your Own Snowman

Use Circle Die #55012 to create the snowmen, then accessorize them with hats, scarves, arms and carrot noses with Die #55321

Thursday Afternoon
December 14
1:30-3:30

SWEET SIXTEEN & TIARA CLUB

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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.

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. Six Simple Block Motifs

Use your rulers to create interesting motifs for those empty blocks. Use the 8-point stencil to help center your designs evenly.Get new uses for rulers you already have.

NEW Featured ruler —Stitch in the Ditch

Friday Afternoon
January 5
1:30-3:00

206. Six Simple Ruler Borders

Would you like to get away from just channel quilting in your borders? This class will show you 6 ways to create visually interesting borders with easy techniques.

NEW Featured Ruler—To be Announced

Friday Afternoon
February 2
1:30-3:30

207. Six Simple FreeMotion Borders

Would you like to get away from just channel quilting in your borders? This class will show you 6 easy ways of creating interesting borders with free motion designs.

NEW Featured Ruler—To be Announced

Friday Afternoon
March 2
1:30-3:00

208. Free Motion Grips—Fun with Templates

Learn to use the 10” Free Motion Quilting Grip. It can be used alone, or with your TruStitch Regulator. Add templates for lots of fun. Templates covered Half Circle, Wave, Curve, Wave/Straight Edge.

NEW Featured Ruler—To be Announced

Friday Afternoon
April 6
1:30-3:00

Embroidery

Embroidery

Fall/Winter 2017 Embroidery 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!

27. 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.

Tuesday Morning February 13 10:30-1:30

28. 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 March 1 10:30-1:00

29. APPLIQUE TECHNIQUES WITH YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE: ECCO

2 Lessons $115.00 includes embroidery designs

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.

Friday Evening March 9, 16 6:30-8:30

30. IN-THE-HOOP EMBROIDERY: GIFTABLES

3 Hours $60.00 includes embroidery design

Fill each “giftable” with treats, movies, CDs, gift cards, notes, lotion, books, and more. Optional closure ideas included so that this “pocket tag” can be the giftable that keeps on giving! Pick up supplies before class.

Thursday Afternoon March 15 1:30-4:30

Garment

Garment

Spring/Summer 2016 Garment 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!

1A & 1B. 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.

Saturday Morning

February 3, 10, 17, 24

Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30

Wednesday Morning

April 4, 11, 18, 25

10:30-12:30

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Machine Instruction

Machine Instruction

Fall/Winter 2017 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.

Thursday Morning January 18 10:30-12:00

Friday Evening April 20 6:30-8:00

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.

Thursday Afternoon February 22 10:30-12:30

Tuesday Afternoon April 3 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.

Saturday Afternoon January 6 1:30-3:300

Tuesday Afternoon April 10 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!

Thursday Afternoon January 4 4:00-5:00

Monday Afternoon February 12 4:00-5:00

Friday Afternoon April 27 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.

Saturday Afternoon December 2 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning January 6 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon February 24 1:30-3:30

Friday Afternoon March 16 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning April 7 10:30-12:30

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.

Monday Afternoon December 11 1:30-3:30

Monday Evening January 8 6:30-8:30

Saturday Morning January 13 10:30-12:30

Thursday Morning January 25 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon February 3 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning March 3 10:30-12:30

Saturday Morning April 14 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.

Tuesday Morning January 9 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon January 20 1:30-3:30

Thursday Afternoon January 25 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon February 10 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon April 14 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.

Monday Evening January 15 6:30-8:30

Saturday Afternoon January 27 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon March 3 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning April 21 10:30-12:30

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 January 29 6:30-7:30

Saturday Morning March 10 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.

Monday Evening January 22 6:00-8:30

Saturday Afternoon March 10 1:30-4:00

Saturday Afternoon April 7 1:30-4:00

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 January 13 1:30-4:00

Thursday Morning March 8 10:00-12:30

Saturday Afternoon April 21 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.

Thursday Afternoon January 18 1:30-4:00

Saturday Afternoon February 17 1:30-4:00

Tuesday Afternoon April 24 1:30-4:00

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 January 16 1:30-3:30

Thursday Afternoon March 1 2:00-4:00

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.

Saturday Afternoon December 9 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Afternoon January 9 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon February 19 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Afternoon April 17 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 Morning December 9 10:30-12:30

Saturday Morning January 20 10:30-12:30

Friday Afternoon March 9 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon April 9 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.

Wednesday Morning December 13 10:30-12:30

Saturday Morning January 27 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon April 16 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.

Monday Evening December 4 6:30-7:30

Friday Afternoon February 9 1:30-2:30

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 March 15 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.

Wednesday Morning December 6 10:30-11:30

Friday Afternoon March 23 1:30-2:30

Thursday Afternoon April 19 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.

Wednesday Afternoon December 6 1:30-2:30

Thursday Afternoon February 1 1:30-2:30

Thursday Afternoon April 26 1:30-2:30

116. DESIGNER PLUS—MANUAL DIGITIZING

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

Thursday Afternoon December 7 1:30-2:30

Thursday Morning February 8 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.

Friday Afternoon December 8 1:30-2:30

Thursday Afternoon February 15 2:30-3:30

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 February 22 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.

Thursday Morning April 5 10:30-11:30

Quilting

Quilting

Fall/Winter 2017 Quilting 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!

6. 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.

Thursday Morning February 1 10:30-12:00

7A & 7B. 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.

Monday Evening
February 5, 12, 19, 26,
March 5
6:00-8:30

Monday Evening
April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
6:00-8:30

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8. 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.

Tuesday Afternoon February 6 1:30-4:30

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9. 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.

Tuesday Afternoon February 13 2:30-5:30

10. HANDS-ON RULER FOOT—WESTALEE SEW STEADY

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

Thursday Morning February 15 10:30-1:30

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11. 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.

Friday Evening February 16 6:30-8:00

12. 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 Amanda Murphy’s Free-Motion Quilting Training Panel. Pick up supplies before class.

Tuesday Afternoon February 20 2:30-4:30

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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.

Tuesday Afternoon February 20 2:30-4:30

Tuesday Morning March 6, 13, 20, 27 10:30-12:30

14. 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.

Monday Evening March 12 6:30-8:30

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15. 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.

Monday Evening March 19 6:30-8:00

16. PAPER PIECING TABLE RUNNER: BOOK NERD

2 Lessons $70.00 includes pattern

Don’t want to cut out weird shapes? Come and learn how to paper piece intricate blocks with no muss—no fuss. This class is going to do 4 book blocks to make the tablerunner. Pick up supply list before class.

Tuesday Afternoon March 20, 27 1:30-3:30

17. FINISH UP QUILT

2 Hours $55.00 includes panel

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.

Thursday Morning March 22, 29 10:30-12:30

18. 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.

Tuesday Morning April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1 10:00-12:30

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19. SERGED EMBELLISHED QUILT TOP

2 Lessons $65.00 includes handout

Would you like to do more than just the basics on your serger? In this class, you will learn to create a 3-thread wide stitch using decorative threads. Once the serging is done, you will create a “Mexican Tuck” look using your regular sewing machine to finish your embellished blocks. In the 2nd week, using basic piecing techniques, you will mix your embellished blocks with simple pieced blocks for a dramatic effect. Pick up supplies before first class.

Thursday Morning April 19, 26 10:30-12:30

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!

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

Jelly Roll Friendly! Turn the traditional log cabin into a modern feel. An easy quilt to play with color. 4 quilt sizes available to pick from.

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

21. QUARTET QUILT TOP

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

Jelly Roll Friendly! Creates a modern interwoven design on a solid background that would allow plenty of room to play with your quilting. 4 quilt sizes available to pick from.

Friday Evening February 23 6:00pm-12:00 midnight

22. CINCHED QUILT TOP

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

Jelly Roll Friendly! It boasts a bold primary and secondary pattern. The quilt top is a cinch to make and appropriate for even a beginner. There is no squaring up or trimming down. It’s also super chain-piece-able!

Friday Evening March 23 6:00pm-12:00 midnight

23. FLORENCE FLAMINGO QUILT TOP

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

elly Roll Friendly! Make a flock of colorful flamingos using conventional patchwork techniques. No paper piecing! 2 quilt sizes available to pick from.

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

Serger

Serger

Spring/Summer 2017 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!

24A & 24B. 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.

Tuesday Morning January 23 10:30-12:30

Friday Afternoon April 13 1:30-3:30

33. SERGED FLEECE BLANKET

2 Hours $30.00

Bring your serger or try one of ours, and make a couple of soft, warm fleece blankets. Learn several types of edges. Pick up supplies before first class.

Tuesday Morning February 6 10:30-12:30

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34. 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.

Tuesday Morning February 20 10:30-1:30

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19. SERGED EMBELLISHED QUILT TOP

2 Lessons $65.00 includes handout

Would you like to do more than just the basics on your serger? In this class, you will learn to create a 3-thread wide stitch using decorative threads. Once the serging is done, you will create a “Mexican Tuck” look using your regular sewing machine to finish your embellished blocks. In the 2nd week, using basic piecing techniques, you will mix your embellished blocks with simple pieced blocks for a dramatic effect. Pick up supplies before first class.

Thursday Morning April 19, 26 10:30-12:30

Software

Software

Fall/Winter 2017 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!

31. HANDS-ON LETTER-IT

2 Hours $35.00

Say it with style with Letter It! This feature-packed stand alone lettering program lets you create single or multi-line text in a variety of included fonts. Whether you’re adding text to designs or using fashionable layouts. It’s easy to customize every embroidery project using Letter It! 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.

Thursday Afternoon April 5 1:30-3:30

32. HANDS-ON MONOGRAM-IT

2 Hours $35.00

Make one-of-a-kind monograms with Monogram It! This feature-packed stand alone monogramming program lets you create monograms with a variety of fonts, frames and designs. Plus, you’ll find a variety of editing options to rotate, change colors, add designs and more. Make monograms as unique as the person you’re making them for with Monogram It! 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.

Thursday Morning April 12 10:30-12:30

Craft Classes

Craft Classes

Come cut out and ready to sew. Join us in making a variety of sewing organizers with this new line of patterns. Try one or try them all!
Each class is 2-1/2 hours, and $35.00 per class.
Sign up for 3 or more, only $30.00 per class.
Note: Students must have materials precut before class, as there will not be enough time to cut and sew.

5. PRETTY & PRACTICAL BACKPACK

2 Lessons $70.00 includes pattern

These backpacks are as fun and stylish as you want to be—just fill them up and go! All views are lined and have inside pocket, adjustable straps, drawstring opening, handle, and hook and loop fastener.

Thursday Afternoon March 22, 29 1:30-3:30

Free Workshops

Free Workshops

Free Workshop Schedule Winter 2017/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.

DECEMBER

1 Quick Serger Projects

8 Pajama Pants

15 Embroidery Pillow

22 NO DEMO

29 NO DEMO

JANUARY

5 TECH SCARF

12 APRON

19 QUILTING BASICS

26 ZIPPER TRICKS

FEBRUARY

2 SEWING ITEMS

9 GREAT GADGETS

16 SHIRT
23 BAG

MARCH

2 SERGER EDGES

9 SIMPLE EMBROIDERY

16 SPRING JACKET

23 MACHINE MAINTENANCE

30 PILLOW

APRIL

6 SKIRT

13 APPLIQUE

20 PANTS

27 PLACEMATS

Class Calendars

Class Calendars

Class Calendars for Fall/Winter 2017

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


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Wilmington, DE 19803

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Fax: 302.478.0908
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