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Basic Sewing

Basic Sewing

Winter 2018/ Spring 2019 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!

1. 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.

1A. Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
November 14, 21

1B. Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
February 19, 26

1C. Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
April 3, 10

2. 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.

2A. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
November 17, December 1, 8, 15

(Note, this class skips a week)

2B. Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
January 9, 16, 23, 30

2C. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
February 2, 9, 16, 23

2D. Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
March 5, 12, 19, 26

2E. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
March 23, 30, April 6, 13

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3. 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.

3A. Wednesday Afternoon November 28
2:30-5:00

3B. Monday Afternoon March 4
1:30-4:00

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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.

4A. Saturday Morning January 12
10:30-12:30

4B. Monday Afternoon March 11
1:30-3:30

Clubs

Clubs

Winter 2018/ Spring 2019 Clubs

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Pam’s Friday Sewing Club

Become fast friends with your new sewing machine! Feel comfortable with the many great features built into your machine and great optional feet and accessories available for it. Pick up supply list before class.

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

201. Wool & Wax Tote

This simple and elegant tote will look great with anything all while keeping your must-have essentials close at hand. A divided front pocket is perfect for stashing keys and a phone.

Friday Evening
November 16
6:00-9:00

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wool wax tote

202. Petal Pouch

A fun-shaped set of pouches that you’ll love to fill with your favorite notions and goodies. Mix and match your favorite prints, use applique or patchwork to add your personal touch to the exterior pieces.

Friday Evening
January 11
6:00-9:00

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petal pouch

203. Minimalist Wallet

A fun and functional wallet that lets you bring the essentials where you go. Sew the regular size or the mini!

Friday Evening
February 15
6:00-9:00

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minimalist wallet

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.

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

204. Kitchen Closed

Stitch up adorable dish towels for friends and stuff the pocket with a tea bag, gift card, or other little treasures.

Friday Evening
December 7
6:00-9:00

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dish towels

205. Emma Cross Body Bag

This fabulous bag features a beautiful trim stitched right in the hoop of your embroidery machine! Choose the trim to suit your personality and make a one-of-a-kind bag!

Friday Evening
January 18
6:00-9:00

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Emma cross body bag

206. Hello Beautiful

A girl needs options, right? Stitch sweet and stylish cases for everything from phones to sunglasses, curling irons, and more.

Friday Evening
March 15
6:00-9:00

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hello beautiful

Stashbuster Club Featuring AccuQuilt AccuQuilt

Join Loretta in this NEW club specifically designed to use fabrics in your stash!!! Do you already own an ACCU-QUILT GO CUTTER but don’t use it to it’s full potential? Do you have trouble with your hands and are looking for a 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 block 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 a ACCU-QUILT GO CUTTER? See our new display for three great models to choose from! See quilt samples in the classroom. This club will meet on the 2nd Thursday afternoon of every month from 1:30-3:30 Special Note: November club will be the third Thursday & there will be no club in December.

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.

213. Elephants on Parade

Make this fun baby quilt using a combination of strip cutters and the elephant applique die. Learn the basics of satin stitching or blanket stitching. Techniques learned can be applied any accuquilt applique die. Check out Stephanie’s sample for a creative use of sewing machine decorative stitches. Uses Die #55373 Elephants

Thursday Afternoon (3rd Thurs)
November 15
1:30-3:30

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elephants on parade

214. Pineapple

The Pineapple block made easy. If you’ve struggled with a traditional pineapple block in the past, this is the pineapple for you! Each section is trimmed to size, labeled, and sewn together in an easy order. Our sample used a two color layout, but you could do 3, 4, or even scrappy. Uses Die #55485 Pineapple 10”

Thursday Afternoon
January 10
1:30-3:30

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pineapple quilt

215. City Life

This geometric quilt creates secondary and tertiary patterns, and yet only has 3 fabrics! A great project for those who are timid about picking fabrics.
Uses Qube & Qube Classic OR Corners

Thursday Afternoon
February 14
1:30-3:30

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city life quilt

216. Spiderweb Rings Pillow

In this non traditional piecing of the spider block, you will create a circular ring with easy straight seams. Curved piecing without the curves!
Uses Die #55487 Spider Web 6”

Thursday Afternoon
March 14
1:30-3:30

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spider rings pillow

217. Confetti

This fun modern pattern uses the parallelogram in your 8” or 12” Qube. Super easy blocks can be made into a variety of different size quilt tops.
Uses 12” Qube & “ 2” Strip Cutter Die #55025
OR 8” Qube & 1-1/2” Strip Cutter Die #55024

Thursday Afternoon
April 11
1:30-3:30

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confetti

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.

207. November Club

Featured Ruler—6”x1/4” Grid Line Template
Featured Free Motion Design— “Groovy”
A 60’s style fill in design. Would be great scaled up or down, depending on the size of your quilt.

Friday Afternoon
November 16 (3rd Fri)
1:30-3:00

208. December Club

Featured Ruler—Star Flower Template
Featured Free Motion Design— “Learn to do Diane Gaudynski’s Celtic Bubbles”
A great modern design with a structured fill.

Friday Afternoon
December 7
1:30-3:00

209. January Club

Featured Ruler—3” Square Template
Featured Free Motion Design— “Open Swirl”
Learn Amanda Murphy’s create beginner design. This simple fill can be scaled to fit any size background. A great all-over design.

Friday Afternoon
January 4
1:30-3:00

210. February Club

Featured Ruler—4th Ruler Club to be Announced
Featured Free Motion Design—”Spaced Pebbles”
Learn to quilt space pebbles. This terrific design creates incredible 3D texture.

Friday Afternoon
February 1
1:30-3:00

211. March Club

Featured Ruler—4th Ruler Club to be Announced
Featured Free Motion Design— ”Doodled Leaf Clipart”
Convert this fun, leaf clipart to upscale your decorative leaves.

Friday Afternoon
March 1
1:30-3:00

212. April Club

Featured Ruler—4th Ruler Club to be Announced
Featured Free Motion Designs—”Silly Circles”
Do you want to create some round motifs in your quilting, but want them more organically shaped than using a circle ruler? Get some fun ideas for creating these loose and loopy circles.

Friday Afternoon
April 5
1:30-3:00

Embroidery

Embroidery

Winter 2018/ Spring 2019 Embroidery Classes

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33. IN-THE-HOOP EMBROIDERY: KRISTINE SPOOL

3 Hours $50.00 includes one embroidery design cd

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

Wednesday Morning November 28 10:30-1:30

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in the hoop embroidery

34. 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

Thursday Morning November 29 10:30-1:00

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35. IN-THE-HOOP EMBROIDERY:KIMBERBELL CROSSBODY BAG

3 Hours $65.00 includes embroidery design cd

Each bag is fully lined and no raw edges or stabilizer is showing! Choice of pieced bag, appliqued anchor, or pieced sailboat. Pick up supplies before class.

Thursday Morning February 14 10:00-1:00

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in the hoop cross body bag

36. 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.

36A. Thursday Morning March 7 10:30-1:30

36B. Tuesday Morning April 30 10:00-1:00

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37. APPLIQUE TECHNIQUES WITH YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE: LIL SPROUT BABY APPLIQUE QUILT TOP

2 Lessons $135.00 includes embroidery 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. Create a simple quilt top for your favorite baby. Note: Because this is a 2-week class, we will only be appliquing and piecing the quilt top. No layering, quilting, or binding will be done in this class. Pick up supplies before first class.

Thursday Morning March 21, 28 10:30-12:30

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LIL SPROUT BABY APPLIQUE QUILT TOP

Garment

Garment

Winter 2018/ Spring 2019 Garment Classes

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2. 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.

2A. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
November 17, December 1, 8, 15

(Note, this class skips a week)

2B. Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
January 9, 16, 23, 30

2C. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
February 2, 9, 16, 23

2D. Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
March 5, 12, 19, 26

2E. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
March 23, 30, April 6, 13

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Machine Instruction

Machine Instruction

Winter 2018/ Spring 2019 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.

Monday Evening February 25 6:30-8:00

Tuesday Morning April 9 10:30-12:00

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.

Wednesday Morning November 7 10:30-12:30

Saturday Morning March 2 10:30-12:30

Thursday Afternoon April 4 1:30-3:30

99. EVERSEWN , BERNETTE , BABYLOCK JOY & ZEAL 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.

Thursday Afternoon October 18 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon December 29 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning January 5 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon February 11 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning April 27 10:30-12:30

100. ZEST 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!

Wednesday Morning December 5 10:30-11:30

Saturday Morning December 29 10:30-11:30

Monday Afternoon February 18 4:00-5:00

Monday Afternoon March 18 4:00-5:00

Friday Afternoon April 26 4:00-5:00

101. BASIC SINGER 7363, 7400 SERIES , C240 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.

Friday Afternoon November 30 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon January 5 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon January 7 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon March 9 1:30-3:30

Friday Afternoon April 12 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 October 27 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon October 15 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning October 27 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon November 17 1:30-3:30

Thursday Morning December 6 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon January 12 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon January 21 1:30-3:30

Friday Evening February 1 6:30-8:30

Saturday Afternoon February 2 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning March 16 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon April 8 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon April 27 1:30-3:30

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 October 27 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon October 27 1:30-3:30

Thursday Morning November 15 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon December 1 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon January 19 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon February 16 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon March 16 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon March 25 1:30-3:30

Thursday Morning April 11 10:30-12:30

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.

Thursday Afternoon November 29 2:00-4:00

Thursday Afternoon December 6 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning January 19 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon February 9 1:30-3:30

Friday Evening March 1 6:30-8:30

Thursday Afternoon April 18 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.

Tuesday Afternoon December 4 1:30-2:30

Friday Afternoon February 15 1:30-2:30

Thursday Afternoon March 7 2:30-3:30

106. BERNINA 5 SERIES NEXT GEN, 770, 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.

Thursday Afternoon October 25 2:00-4:30

Saturday Afternoon December 8 1:30-4:00

Thursday Afternoon February 21 1:30-4:00

Tuesday Morning April 2 10:30-1:00

107. BABYLOCK VERVE & 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.

Monday Afternoon October 22 1:30-4:00

Monday Afternoon November 26 1:30-4:00

Saturday Morning January 26 10:30-1:00

Monday Afternoon February 4 1:30-4:00

Monday Afternoon April 15 1:30-4:00

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

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.

Monday Evening December 3 6:00-8:30

Thursday Morning January 10 10:30-1:00

Saturday Morning March 9 10:30-1:00

Tuesday Afternoon March 26 1:30-4:00

118. BABYLOCK SPIRIT, JOURNEY, UNITY, DESTINY & SOLARIS 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.

Saturday Afternoon February 23 1:30-3:30

Thursday Afternoon April 25 1:30-3:30

109. BABY LOCK VIBRANT, BERNETTE B44, B48 SERGER

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.

Tuesday Afternoon November 27 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon January 26 2:00-4:00

Friday Afternoon February 8 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Afternoon April 16 2:30-4:30

110. BASIC SERGER

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

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

Monday Afternoon October 29 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon November 12 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Morning January 8 10:30-12:30

Friday Afternoon February 22 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Afternoon April 23 2:30-4:30

111. ADVANCED SERGER

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

For Babylock Eclipse, Imagines, Evolves, Enlighten, Acclaim, Evolution, 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.

Monday Afternoon November 19 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon January 28 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Afternoon April 30 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.

Thursday Afternoon February 28 1:30-2:30

Tuesday Afternoon March 19 1:30-2:30

113. HANDI-QUILTER SWEET SIXTEEN

1 Hour Non-customer fee $50.00

LLearn 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.

Friday Afternoon January 11 1:30-2:30

Saturday Afternoon April 6 1:30-2:30

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.

Tuesday Morning January 15 10:30-11:30

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.

TTuesday Morning January 22 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.

Wednesday Morning February 13 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.

Wednesday Morning February 20 10:30-11:30

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.

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.

Wednesday Morning February 27 10:30-11:30

Quilting

Quilting

Winter 2018/ Spring 2019 Quilting Classes

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You must register ahead of time for classes!

7. SKILL BUILDING QUILTING 1 —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. Skillbuilding classes may be taken in any order. Pick up supplies before first class.

Monday Evening 6:30-8:30
November 5, 12, 19, 26

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8. JUST SEW HAPPY WALLHANGING

3 Lessons $75.00 includes pattern

Make an upbeat, positive statement in your home or sewing space with this cute mini quilt! This laser cut kit means less labor hours cutting and fusing fabrics. Pick up supplies before first class.

Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
November 13, 20, 27

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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 Morning December 4, 11
10:30-12:30

9B. Thursday Morning February 21, 28
10:30-12:30

10. 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.

Monday Evening 6:00-8:30
January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4

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11. SKILL BUILDING QUILTING 2—GARLAND

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 log cabin inspired quilt is for you. Use your skills from Kindergarten and Elementary Quilting. Rotary cutting skills are required. Skill building classes may be taken in any order. Pick up supplies before first class.

Tuesday Afternoon 1:30-3:30
January 8, 15, 22, 29

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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 a Free-Motion Quilting Training Panel.

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

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

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13. 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.

13A. Thursday Afternoon January 24 1:30-3:00
13B. Friday Evening March 22 6:30-8:00

14. 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.)

Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
January 29, February 5, 12

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15. 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.

15A. Tuesday Afternoon 1:30-4:00
February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5

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

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16. MACHINE PAPER PIECING—PIECED TRIANGLES

3 Hours $60.00 includes book

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.

Wednesday Morning February 6 10:30-1:30

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17. 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.

17A. Monday Evening February 11
6:30-8:30

17B. Thursday Morning April 25
10:30-12:30

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18. 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 February 18 6:30-8:00

RULER WORK CLASSES

19. 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 Baby Lock Ruler Feet will be covered.

19A. Tuesday Afternoon November 20 1:30-3:00

19B. Thursday Afternoon February 7 1:30-3:00


20. 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.

20A. Thursday Afternoon January 17 1:30-4:30 20B. Tuesday Afternoon March 12 1:30-4:30

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21. HANDS-ON RULER FOOT—WESTALEE

3 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

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.

21A. Thursday Afternoon January 31 1:30-4:30

21B. Tuesday Morning April 23 10:30-1:30

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22. HANDS-ON RULER FOOT—BABYLOCK

1-1/2 Hours $25.00

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.

22A. Friday Evening February 8 5:00-8:00
22B. Tuesday Morning April 16 10:30-1:30

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HANDS-ON RULER FOOT—BABYLOCK

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. TSHIRT QUILT TOP

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

Take all those T-shirts that have significance in your life and turn them into a memory quilt! Each shirt brings back special moments in time that can be preserved as a commemorative heirloom.

Friday Evening November 30 6:00pm-12:00 midnight

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24. PENGUIN PARTY QUILT TOP

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

These adorable patchwork penguins are made using conventional piecing techniques. No paper piecing! Use your favorite fabrics to give the penguins jaunty printed bodies that look like little sweater vests.

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

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25. HOT FLASHES QUILT TOP

6 Hours $120.00 includes pattern & tool

This jelly roll friendly pattern creates a beautiful diagonal design feature using the pattern and the Cutting Corners Ruler Tool. Super simple to sew and is visually interesting.

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

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26. WOVEN JEWELBOX QUILT TOP

6 Hours $120.00 includes pattern & tool

Who says diamonds are hard? In this jelly-roll friendly quilt, diamonds are a breeze. Sew 4 strips together, and use your 60 degree Angle Tool to cut perfect diamonds. Quilt is pieced on-pointe, so no Y-seams.

FFriday Evening March 29 6:00pm-12:00 midnight

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27. CASCADE QUILT TOP

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

Pick 5 print focus fabrics, 5 solid accent fabrics, and a background and you have what you need to create Cascade. Visually interesting, but easy to piece.

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

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Serger

Serger

Winter 2018/ Spring 2019 Serger Classes

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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 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 Afternoon November 13 1:30-3:30

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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 Monday Afternoon December 3 1:30-3:30

29B. Friday Afternoon March 15 1:30-3:30

30. 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.

Monday Afternoon January 14 1:30-3:30

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31. 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.

Friday Afternoon January 25 1:30-4:30

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32. SERGED DECORATIVE PILLOW

2 Hours $40.00

Would you like to learn more about the fun things on your serger? Learn to use decorative threads, and extra presser feet (if they’re available for your machine). Turn these interesting techniques into a decorative pillow. Pick up supplies before class.

Wednesday Morning March 13 10:30-12:30

Crafts

Crafts

Winter 2018/ Spring 2019 Craft Classes

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5. PROFESSIONAL TOTE BAG

4 Lessons $75.00 includes pattern

The Professional Tote has all the pockets and compartments needed for today’s “professional” women. Whether you work in an office or not, this tote has it all. Pick up supplies before first class.

Thursday Morning 10:30-12:30 January 17, 24, 31, February 7

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6. S & S TOTE BAG

2 Lessons $50.00 includes pattern

An easy to follow pattern to create a beautifully slouchy shoulder tote! This pattern gives you a size and shape to carry whatever you need to on a daily basis. Pick up supplies before first class.

Wednesday Morning March 20, 27 10:30-12:30

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Free Workshops

Free Workshops

Free Workshop Schedule Winter 2018/ Spring 2019

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.

November

2 NO DEMO

9 NO DEMO

16 Fabric Basket

23 Applique

30 Gift Card Holder

December

7 Placemats

14 Jacket

21 NO DEMO

28 NO DEMO

January

4 Bag with Zipper

11 In the Hoop

Embroidery

18 Coat

25 Wallet

February

1 Stuffed Animal 8 Top

15 Strip Quilt

22 Piping

March

1 Serged Pillow

8 Girl’s Dress

15 Presser Feet

22 Pants

29 Table Runner

April

5 Tote

12 Applique

19 Zippers

26 Beach Cover up

Class Calendars

Class Calendars

Class Calendars for Winter/ Spring 2019

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

Events

Events

HandiQuilter Event

November 2-3, 2018
Classes are $35.00 each Sign up for all 4 for only $120.00

Stepping Stones to Quilting Your First Quilt
Friday, Nov 2 9:00-12:00

This class is for everyone—whether you’ve never quilted and want to learn, or if you already quilt. You will learn how to prepare the quilt top, resize and apply designs, select batting and backings, baste, and all about threads, needles and tension. Bring a finished top, if desired, to discuss ideas and approaches to finishing your quilt.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • How to prepare the quilt top and backing for quilting
  • Threads, needles and tensions
  • How to select, resize, audition, and apply quilt designs
  • Batting and basting basics
  • Stitch-in-the-ditch and meander quilting

Curvy Rulers Ahead
Friday, Nov 2 1:00-4:00

Fasten your seatbelts and get ready to drive! You’ll be rounding corners, navigating curves and riding up and down with this class on curved templates. Learn how to read and use the markings on the template, and the tricks for making half circles, flattened circles, and perfectly curved lines. Create beautiful quilting designs using swags, clam shells, ovals, arcs and half circles.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Use mini-circle, half-circle and full circle rulers
  • Master wave, arc, and clamshell rulers
  • Measures and fit designs within a border
  • Batting and basting basics
  • Create curved cross-hatching and ruler/background fill combinations

New Kids on the Block
Saturday, Nov 3 9:00-12:00

Handi Quilter continually adds new rulers to the line-up and you will welcome them with open arms. Come learn about their features, how to use them and what you can accomplish with this cadre of handy new rulers. Sized to fit your hand and designed to make ruler work easier, you’ll be reaching for these rulers again and again!

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Customize your quilt with cross-hatching and straight-line quilting from every angle
  • Develop an inventory of arc designs you’ll love
  • Perfect pebbles are now in reach
  • Reshape the clamshell for an updated modern look
  • Stitch-in-the-ditch quilting can be both fun and easy!

Beyond Traditional Feathers
Saturday, Nov 3 1:00-4:00

Beautiful feathers are a mainstay of free-motion quilters everywhere, but sometimes you find yourself ready for something a little different. In this class, you will learn how to build feathering skills to include new shapes and styles of feathers. Then, you’ll learn to easily customize them to your quilting projects, both as all over designs and in designated spaces.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Two different styles of feathers
  • Embellished feathers and spines
  • Leaves, curls, and other vine designs
  • Creating all over patterns with feathers
  • Customizing unconventional feathers to spaces

AccuQuilt Event

November 9-10, 2018
Classes are $10.00 each

CUT TIME, QUILT MORE

“Introduction to the Go! Fabric Cutting System and it’s benefit to the quilter. Learn tips and techniques for getting the most out of your fabric with AccuQuilt, including an inspirational trunk show! The educator will guide you through the decision making process of what cutter works for you. In addition, she will demonstrate the Go! Dies and Qubes.”

Friday, November 9, 2018 10:00 am-12:00 noon

THERE’S A DIE FOR THAT!

“Ever looked at a pattern not written to be die cut and wished you knew what Go! Dies to use? Come learn how to “translate” that pattern and take advantage of the speed, ease, and accuracy of the Go! Fabric Cutting System! Learn firsthand how easy it is to look at a quilt or pattern and say “there’s a die for that!” Be prepared to take on some fun, new projects after this class—inspiring samples will help show you the way!

Friday, November 9, 2018 2:00 pm—4:00 pm

GO! BEYOND THE BASICS

“Expand your Go! Horizons! If you already love how the Go! System saves you time and gives you perfect cuts, this class will teach you even more ways to use your machine by introducing you to more dies and additional ways to use them as well. Cutting bias binding? Easy! Learn how to make 216 blocks and more with the innovative Qubes and new Companion Qubes plus how to get the most out of some of AccuQuilt’s popular specialty dies. Inspiration is the name of the game here, capped off by a fun trunk show.

Saturday, November 10, 2018 10:00 am– 12:00 noon

THERE’S A DIE FOR THAT!

“Ever looked at a pattern not written to be die cut and wished you knew what Go! Dies to use? Come learn how to “translate” that pattern and take advantage of the speed, ease, and accuracy of the Go! Fabric Cutting System! Learn firsthand how easy it is to look at a quilt or pattern and say “there’s a die for that!” Be prepared to take on some fun, new projects after this class—inspiring samples will help show you the way!

Saturday, November 10, 2018 2:00pm-4:00pm


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