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Basic Sewing

Basic Sewing

Summer 2019/ Fall 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.
Have the class number and date ready for faster service.

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
May 22, 29

1B. Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
August 7, 14

2. 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.

2A. Friday Afternoon 1:30-3:30
May 31


2B. Monday Afternoon 10:30-12:30
October 7

3. 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..

3A. Saturday Morning
June 1, 8, 15, 22
10:30-12:30

3B. Tuesday Morning
July 9, 16, 23, 30
10:30-12:30

3C. Wednesday Morning
September 18, 25,
October 2, 9
10:30-12:30

Saturday Morning
October 5, 12, 19, 26
10:30-12:30

4. 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.

4A. Wednesday Morning
July 17
10:30-1:00

4B. Tuesday Afternoon
October 8
1:30-4:00

6. KNIT FINISHES LECTURE/DEMO

1-1/2 Hours $30.00

There’s so many wonderfully fashionable knits available now. This lecture/demo class will teach you great techniques for seams, hems and edges.

Thursday Afternoon
1:30-3:00
June 27th

Clubs

Clubs

Summer 2019/ Fall 2019 Clubs

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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!

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. Aprons

Spend serious time in a kitchen or workshop? Choose from 2 patterns. One is more basic and functional, the other one frilly and twirly.

Friday Evening
May 24
6:00-9:00

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Aprons

202. Clam Up

Easy and fun to make, these bags in 5 sizes are perfect for storing and carrying makeup, sewing supplies, tech gear, and more.

Friday Evening
September 6
6:00-9:00

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Clam Up

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.

203. Nifty Notepads

Stitch up pretty monogrammed notepad cases, designed to accomodate 3 standard notepad sizes.

Friday Evening
May 17
6:00-9:00

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Nifty Notepads

204. Machine Embroider by Number: Autumn Collection

With the look of paper piecing, each section of fabric is sewn with precision on your embroidery machine. Crosshatch quilting and option ribbon loops for hanging complete the mini quilt in all 5 sizes.

Friday Evening
October 4
6:00-9:00

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Machine Embroider by Numbe

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 (unless noted) of every month from 1:30-3:30

This club will meet on the second Thursday afternoon (unless noted) 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. Flowerburst Applique Quilt Top

Learn to use the traditional Orange Peel Applique die in a modern way. Loretta will show both traditional applique and embroidery applique techniques.
Die #55455 Orange Peel

Thursday Afternoon (1st Thurs)
May 2
1:30-3:30

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Flowerbusrt

212. Ziggy Zag Table Topper

Use your Qube and Corners Companion to create this dramatic quilt with only 3 shapes.

Thursday Afternoon (1st Thurs)
June 6
1:30-3:30

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Ziggy Zag

213. Crossed Canoes

The interlocking shapes of this design creates a diagonal woven look with a secondary circular pattern.
Die #55181 Crossed Canoes

Thursday Afternoon
July 11
1:30-3:30

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Crossed Canoes

214. Baby Accessories

Did you know that you can use your Go Cutter to construct both baby burp cloths and baby bips? These gifts are so simple, you can cut them and stitch them in the same class! (We will provide sewing machines)

Die #55863 Burp Cloth Die #55864 Bib

Thursday Afternoon
August 8
1:30-3:30

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Baby Accessories

215. Zig Zag Road Quilt Top

With just 2 shapes, you can create these interlocking positive/negative design. This quilt has a similar name to class 214, but a completely different look.
Taken from your Mix and Match Qube.

Thursday Afternoon (1st Thurs)
September 5
1:30-3:30

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Baby Accessories

216. Cleopatra’s Garden Gate

Have you ever wanted to try curved piecing? This is the pattern for you. The dynamic shape is easy to piece with notches to help you line up.

Die #55490 Cleopatra’s Fan

Thursday Afternoon (1st Thurs)
October 3
1:30-3:30

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Cleopatra’s Garden Gate

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— Jade Spinning Wheel—6” Center
Featured Free Motion Design—Echo Orange Peel
Take Orange Peel quilting to the next lever with this easy echo design.

Friday Afternoon
May 3
1:30-3:00

206. June Club

Featured Ruler— Jade Border
Featured Free Motion Design—Border Wave
Looking for a simple organic shape to fill your sashing and small borders? This design is repetitive and easy to size.

Friday Afternoon
June 7
1:30-3:00

207. July Club

Featured Ruler— Jade Spinning Wheel 2—3-3/4” Center
Featured Free Motion Design—Twirly Whirly
LThis easy motif is great for kids and simple quilts. Great allover design.

Friday Afternoon
July 5
1:30-3:00

208. August Club

Featured Ruler—To be Announced
Featured Free Motion Design—3D Facets
This easy motif is great for kids and simple quilts. Great allover design.

Friday Afternoon
August 2
1:30-3:00

209. September Club

Featured Ruler—To be Announced
Featured Free Motion Design—Meadow Flowers
These easy to do flowers would be great as quilting and threadpainting.

Friday Afternoon
September 6
1:30-3:00

210. October Club

Featured Ruler—To be Announced
Featured Free Motion Design—Lettering Ideas
Sign your quilt, leave hidden messages for loved ones in your quilting, or give information in your memory quilts. Learn several techniques to make lettering easier.

Friday Afternoon
October 4
1:30-3:00

Embroidery

Embroidery

Summer 2019/ Fall 2019 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!

32. 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
May 23 10:30-1:00

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33. APPLIQUE TECHNIQUES WITH YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE: PUMPKIN PATCH

2 Lessons $135.00 includes embroidery designs cd and 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. 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.

Tuesday Morning
August 6, 13 10:30-12:30

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34. IN-THE-HOOP EMBROIDERY: MINI WALLHANGINGS

3 Hours $75.00 includes design cd

With pieced borders and cleverly quilted backgrounds, these embroidered wall hangings are completely finished in the hoop! Pick up supplies before class.

Thursday Afternoon
September 19 1:30-4:30

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35/36 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.

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

35. Wednesday Morning
October 30 10:30-1:30

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Garment

Garment

Summer 2019/ Fall 2019 Garment 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!

3. 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.

3A. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
June 1, 8, 15, 22

3B. Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
July 9, 16, 23, 30

3C. Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
September 18, 25, October 2, 9

3D. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
October 5, 12, 19, 26

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Machine Instruction

Machine Instruction

Summer 2019/ Fall 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.

Tuesday Morning April 9 10:30-12:00

Thursday Morning July 18 10:30-12:00

Saturday Afternoon October 19 1:00-2:30

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 April 4 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Morning May 21 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon July 8 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon September 23 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.

Saturday Morning April 27 10:30-12:30

Tuesday Afternoon May 21 1:30-3:30

Thursday Afternoon July 25 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon October 21 1:30-3:30

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!

Saturday Morning April 27 10:30-12:30

Tuesday Afternoon May 21 1:30-3:30

Thursday Afternoon July 25 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon October 21 1:30-3:30

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 April 12 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon June 1 1:30-3:30

Wednesday Morning June 19 10:30-12:30

Saturday Morning September 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 April 8 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon April 27 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning May 18 10:30-12:30

Monday Evening May 20 6:30-8:30

Tuesday Morning June 4 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon June 29 2:00-4:00

Monday Afternoon July 1 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning September 21 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon October 5 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.

Thursday Morning April 11 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon May 18 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Morning May 28 10:30-12:30

Friday Afternoon June 21 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon July 15 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon September 28 2:00-4:00

Saturday Afternoon October 26 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.

Thursday Afternoon April 18 1:30-3:30

Thursday Afternoon May 23 2:00-4:00

Saturday Morning May 25 10:30-12:30

Tuesday Afternoon June 4 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon September 21 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.

Thursday Morning June 6 10:30-11:30

Friday Evening August 30 6:30-7:30

Tuesday Afternoon October 29 1:30-2:30

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.

Tuesday Morning April 2 10:30-1:00

Saturday Afternoon May 25 1:30-4:00

Thursday Morning July 11 10:30-1:00

Thursday Morning September 5 10:30-1:00

Saturday Morning September 28 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 April 15 1:30-4:00

Tuesday Afternoon May 28 1:30-4:00

Saturday Morning June 29 10:30-1:00

Thursday Afternoon August 11:30-4:00

Tuesday Afternoon October 22 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.

Thursday Afternoon May 30 1:30-4:00

Monday Evening July 22 6:00-8:30

Saturday Morning August 10 10:30-1:00

Thursday Morning October 3 10:30-1:00

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.

Thursday Afternoon April 25 1:30-3:30

Thursday Afternoon July 18 1:30-3:30

Friday Afternoon September 27 1:30-3:30

Thursday Afternoon October 17 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 April 16 2:30-4:30

Monday Afternoon May 20 1:30-3:30

Wednesday Morning June 5 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon September 7 1:30-3:30

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.

Tuesday Afternoon April 23 2:30-4:30

Saturday Afternoon June 8 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon July 22 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Afternoon August 13 1:30-3:30

Wednesday Morning September 4 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon September 30 1:30-3:30

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.

Tuesday Afternoon April 30 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon June 22 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Afternoon August 20 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Afternoon October 15 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 Morning May 30 10:30-11:30

Tuesday Morning August 20 10:30-11:30

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.

Saturday Afternoon April 6 1:30-2:30

Saturday Afternoon June 15 1:30-2:30

Monday Evening October 28 6:30-7:30

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 July 24 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.

Wednesday Morning July 31 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 August 21 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 Morning August 29 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

Summer 2019/ Fall 2019 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!

8. MACHINE PAPER PIECING—CURVED CABIN

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 Afternoon
1:30-4:30
May 22

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9. 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
6:00-8:30
June 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15

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10. 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
June 18, 25, July 2

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11. 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.

11A. Thursday Morning
10:30-12:30
June 20, 27

11B. Thursday Morning
10:30-12:30
September 19, 26


12. 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.

Friday Evening
6:30-8:00
June 21


13. 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 Quilting. Rotary cutting skills are required. Skillbuilding classes may be taken in any order. Pick up supplies before first class.

Tuesday Afternoon
1:30-3:30
July 9, 16, 23, 30

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14. 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.

14A. Thursday Morning
10:30-1:00
July 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22

14B. Monday Evening
6:00-8:30
September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21

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15. 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 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
September 10, 17, 24, October 1

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16. SKILL BUILDING QUILTING 3—STARGAZER

4 Lessons $85.00 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 Quilting. Rotary cutting skills are required. Skill building classes may be taken in any order. Pick up supplies before first class.

Tuesday Morning
10:30-12:30
October 8, 15, 22, 29

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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.

Thursday Morning 10:30-12:30
April 25

Thursday Morning 10:30-12:30
October 17

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18. 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 6:30-8:00
October 18


RULER WORK CLASSES

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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. Friday Afternoon 1:30-3:00
May 24

19B. Thursday Morning 10:30-12:00
October 24


20. 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.

20. Tuesday Afternoon 1:30-4:30
June 25

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HANDS-ON RULER FOOT—BABYLOCK

21. 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.

Tuesday Morning 10:30-1:30
April 23

Friday Afternoon 1:30-4:30
September 20

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22. 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.

Thursday Morning 10:30-1:30
October 31

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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. TRIPLE BARNSTAR

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

Layer Cake Friendly. This quilt features big gorgeous stars that are just perfect for showing off your favorite prints, no matter what your tastes. Pick up supplies before class.

Friday Evening 6:00pm-12:00 midnight
May 31

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24. WOVEN JEWELBOX

6 Hours $120.00 includes pattern & tool

Back by popular demand! 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.

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

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25. MONTEREY

6 Hours $90.00 includes pattern

Fat Quarter Friendly. This bow-tie like block creates a secondary hexagon shape for a modern look. Don’t want to pick out fabrics? Grab one of our mystery bags! Pick up supplies before class.

Friday Evening 6:00pm-12:00 midnight
August 9

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26. GREENHOUSE

6 Hours $105.00 includes pattern

Layer Cake Friendly. This plant sampler uses conventional patchwork piecing techniques. There are 5 different plant blocks that can be used to make 3 quilt sizes. Pick up supplies before class.

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

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27. MIRROR MIRROR

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

Fat Quarter Friendly. Mirror Mirror gives a reflection illusion while creating a pleasing design. Pick up supplies before class.

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

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Serger

Serger

Summer 2019/ Fall 2019 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. 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.

28A. Friday Afternoon
May 17 1:30-3:30

28B. Wednesday Morning
October 23 10:30-12:30


29. 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
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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.

Monday Afternoon
October 14 1:30-4:30

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31. 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.

Wednesday Morning
October 16 10:30-12:30

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Crafts

Crafts

Summer 2019/ Fall 2019 Craft Classes

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You must register ahead of time for classes!

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.

Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
September 10, 17, 24, October 1

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Free Workshops

Free Workshops

Free Workshop Schedule Summer 2019/ Fall 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.

April

19 Zippers

26 Beach Cover Up



MAY

3 Pop up Basket

9 10 Table Runner

17 Needles

24 Quick Baby Gifts

31 In the Hoop Embroidered Project

JUNE

7 Knit Shirt

14 NO DEMO

21 Bias

28 Tote Bag

JULY

5 NO DEMO

12 NO DEMO

19 NO DEMO

26 Kid’s Quilt

AUGUST

2 Mending

9 Embroidery Basics

16 Serger Edges

23 Quilt As You Go

30 Fabric Tucks

SEPTEMBER

6 Hems

13 NO DEMO

20 Pants

27 Applique

OCTOBER

4 Rag Quilt

11 NO DEMO

18 Quilt Labels

25 Embroidery Machine Applique

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

AccuQuilt Event

November 1-2, 2019
Classes are $10.00 each. Receive a $10.00 coupon upon arrival towards purchase of Go! Products.

Friday, November 1, 2019 10:00 am-12:00 noon
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 1, 2019 2:00 pm—4:00 pm
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 2, 2019 10:00 am– 12:00 noon
FIRST DATE WITH BOB

This class is designed to introduce your customers to the Block on Board dies. BOB dies give quilters the ability to cut an entire block from a single die. This saves even more time when creating a quilt top and other projects. It is perfect for beginners who might be intimidated by the cutting process. Layering different colors of fabric to make multiple block designs in one pass through the cutter will instill confidence and get them sewing faster. For the more advanced quilter, this class will open up a whole new world of die possibilities. Attendees should have taken Cut Time. Quilt More. before attending.

Saturday, November 2, 2019 2:00pm-4:00pm
GO BEYOND THE BASICS

This is an intermediate event full of tips and tricks on how to expand beyond the basics. Attendees should have already taken Cut Time. Quilt More. At the end of the event, participants will be familiar with Go! Qube Companion Sets as well as specialty dies.

HandiQuilter Event

November 15-16, 2019
Classes are $35.00 each. Sign up for all 4 for only $120.00

Fast, Fun, & Fabulous Free Motion Quilting
Friday, Nov 15 9:00-12:00

Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting—and it’s easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filing in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free motion quilting, and how to create stunning designs.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • How to develop an inventory of free motion designs
  • Proper scaling and spacing of design elements
  • Edge to edge free motion quilting
  • Adjusting your quilting path to create your own new designs
  • Using Micro Handles for free-motion controls

Ruler Essentials
Friday, Nov 15 1:00-4:00

If you love precision and consistency in your quilting designs, you will love using design rulers and templates! These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching them out precisely. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely with the ruse base and Sure Foot, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Handle rulers safely
  • Understand and use ruler markings for precision and accuracy
  • Use piecing lines and marking tools to build ruler design confidence
  • Vera tool quilting: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatching, piano keys, clamshells, and arcs

Sit-Down Machine Quilting Basics
Saturday, Nov 16 9:00-12:00

Do you quilt on a sewing machine, but long for more space? Are you unsure if you are “doing it right?” Come discover how the HQ Sweet Sixteen machine, plus tools and tips, can improve the quality of your work and the pleasure of your quilting experience. The machine’s features make free-motion quilting a breeze, and additional creative feet and gadgets open a whole new world beyond meandering.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Built-in machine features and TruStitch
  • Bobbins, tensions, needles, and threads
  • Pattern application and Golden Threads paper
  • Basting layers and manipulating the quilt

New Kids on the Block
Saturday, Nov 16 1:00-4:00

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 these 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 crosshatching and straight-line quilting from every angle.
  • Develop an inventory of arc designs you’ll love
  • Perfect pebbles are now in reach
  • Reshape the clam shell for an updated modern look.

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