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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.
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!

 

1. 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..

1A. Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
November 5, 12, 19, 26

1B. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
January 11, 18, 25, February 1

1C. Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
March 4, 11, 18, 25

1D. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
April 4, 11, 18, 25

2A, 2B. PILLOW WITH ZIPPER OR ENVELOPE BACK

2-1/2 Hours $40.00

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

2A. Wednesday Morning December 4 10:30-1:00

2B. Tuesday Morning February 4 10:30-1:00

3A, 3B. 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.

3A. Friday Evening January 10 6:30-8:30

3B. Tuesday Morning March 17 10:30-12:30

4A, 4B, 4C. 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.

4A. Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
November 13, 20

4B. Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
January 29, February 5

4C. Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
April 8, 15

5. 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.

Friday Evening March 13 6:30-8:00

 

Summer 2019/ Fall 2019 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 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 $90.00 for 5 lessons. Can’t commit for a year? Sign up for $25.00/class.

201. Prairie Points Pillow Case

Take your basic pillow to the next level. Learn about prairie points and inserting them into the seam.

Friday Evening
November 22
6:00-9:00

202. Wine Bottle Holders

Need a quick gift? Or just jazz up your own wine bottles.

Friday Evening
January 24
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.

The cost is $90.00 for 5 lessons. Can’t commit for a year? Sign up for $25.00/class.

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204. Mug Wraps

Quick gifts or jazz up your coffee mug.

Friday Evening
December 6
6:00-9:00

206. In-the-Hoop Scissor Savers

Make a set of handy scissor savers to protect and carry your scissors in style! Fun appliques are built right into the cases.

Friday Evening
April 3
6:00-9:00

 

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.

The cost is $65.00 for 4 lessons. Can’t commit? Sign up for $20.00/class.

216. Bowtie

A twist on the traditional bowtie block. Create “gems” in the middle of your quilt or tablerunner blocks.

Die #55795, 55794, or 55793

Thursday Afternoon (1st Thurs)
November 7
1:30-3:30

217. Snow Crystals

Create the sparkling crystals of a cold winter sky with scrappy blues from your stash.

Uses Mix and Match Qube and Corners Companion

Thursday Afternoon
December 12
1:30-3:30

218. Snowflake Appliques

Use your Mix and Match Qube to create a simply pieced background. Scatter snowflake appliques on top with either traditional applique or now with your embroidery machine!

Uses Mix and Match Qube

Die #55359 Snowflake & Die #55450 Snowflake 7”

Thursday Afternoon
January 9
1:30-3:30

219. Glorified Nine-Patch

This NEW block on board die has all the pieces necessary to complete this block. Nervous about curved piecing? No need! Shapes have notches to help line up pieces perfectly.

Die #55557 Glorified Nine-Patch

Thursday Afternoon
February 13
1:30-3:30

220. Bear’s Claw

This NEW block on board die has all the pieces necessary to complete this block. A versatile traditional quilt block, this is a great design to practice half square triangles.

Die #55461 Bear’s Paw

Thursday Afternoon
March 12
1:30-3:30

221. Hattie’s Choice

This NEW block on board die has all the pieces necessary to complete this block. Play with colors to create this striking block!

Die #55220 Hattie’s Choice

Thursday Afternoon
April 9
1:30-3:30

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. November Club

Featured Ruler—Half-Carat Diamond
Free Motion Design—Quilt a Quilt with the Letter C
One of the easiest all over quilting designs.

Friday Afternoon
November 8
1:30-3:00

211. December Club

Featured Ruler— Wiggle Wave
Free Motion Design— Spiral Flowers
Have you conquered spirals? Create a whole new design with these simple additions.

Friday Afternoon
December 6
1:30-3:00

212. January Club

Featured Ruler— Scalloped Double Hearts
Free Motion Design—Simple Flying Goose Fill
Flying Geese are a popular piecing block.
Use this simple fill technique to accentuate the triangle.

Friday Afternoon
January 3
1:30-3:00

213. February Club

Featured Ruler—Curved Crosshatch
Free Motion Design—Triangle River Quilting Fill
This fill looks visually complicated but is super simple to do.

Friday Afternoon
February 7
1:30-3:00

214. March Club

Featured Ruler—Matchstick 6” x 1/8”
Free Motion Design—Super Wobble Quilt Design
Are you looking for something simple to quilt your quilt?
How about one big design to quilt your entire quilt?

Friday Afternoon
March 6
1:30-3:00

215. April Club

Featured Ruler—Parrs
Free Motion Design—Meandering Comma Curl
Use this easy fill to do an all-over design or to create texture within blocks.

Friday Afternoon
April 3
1:30-3:00

 

BABY LOCK IQ DESIGNER CLUB

IQ Designer is an awesome digitizing program built-in to your Baby Lock Destiny and Solaris. Don’t be afraid to use this great feature! This club will help you learn how to navigate the icons and options so that you can create your own unique embroidery designs.

The cost is $125.00 for 6 lessons. Can’t commit for a year? Sign up for $25.00/class.

207. Digitizing with Built-in Shapes

Learn how to use the line and fill tools, and supplement with adding shapes. Edit and combine features to create your own unique embroidery designs

Friday Evening
November 8
6:00-9:00

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208. Digitizing with Clipart

Have a hard time creating your own designs? Print out basic clipart images and scan them into IQ Designer for quick and easy embroidery designs.

Friday Evening
January 17
6:00-9:00

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209. Make Your Own Pre-quilted Fabrics

Use those beautiful built-in Outline Quilting designs to create your own customized pre-quilted fabric.

Friday Evening
March 6
6:00-9:00

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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!

 

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

Friday Afternoon April 24 1:00-4:00

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15. MYLAR APPLIQUE TECHNIQUE WITH YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE

2-1/2 Hours $85.00 includes one mylar cd

Choose a Purely Gates Mylar Applique embroidery CD. Learn to create these iridescent masterpieces. This is a technique class so no project will be taught. Students will complete a sample applique of their choosing. Pick up supply list before class.

Tuesday Afternoon November 26 1:30-4:00

16A, 16B. HANDS-ON QUILTING WITH YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE

2-1/2 Hours $45.00 includes panel

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.

16A. Thursday Morning December 5 10:30-1:00

16B. Friday Afternoon April 10 1:30-4:00

17. APPLIQUE TECHNIQUES WITH YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE: SWEETHEART ROSE BOLSTER PILLOW

2 Lessons $135.00 includes cd and bolster pillow

Learn how to make appliqué easily with your embroidery machine on this simple project. Pick up supplies before first class.

Tuesday Afternoon January 7, 14 1:30-3:30

18. IN-THE-HOOP EMBROIDERY: SCISSOR SAVERS

3 Hours $75.00 includes design cd

Make a set of handy scissor savers to protect and carry your scissors in style! Four sizes are included to hold all types of scissors, from snips to shears. Fun appliques are built right into the cases. Pick up supplies before class.

Friday Afternoon February 21 1:30-4:30

19. APPLIQUE TECHNIQUES WITH YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE: DESERT ROSE TABLERUNNER

2 Lessons
$135.00 includes embroidery design cd

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 tablerunner. No layering, quilting, or binding will be done in this class. Pick up supplies before first class.

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

Summer 2019/ Fall 2019 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, 1C, 1D. SEW AN EASY PATTERN

4 Lessons $75.00

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

1A. Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
November 5, 12, 19, 26

1B. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
January 11, 18, 25, February 1

1C. Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
March 4, 11, 18, 25

1D. Saturday Morning 10:30-12:30
April 4, 11, 18, 25

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11. HARRISON SHIRT

4 Lessons $95.00 includes pattern

The Harrison shirt is a button-down shirt that won’t gape over curves! Designed with double princess seams for a curvy-friendly fit, this pattern features classic tailoring details. Homework will be required throughout this class. Pick up supplies before first class.

Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
January 7, 14, 21, 28

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. BERNETTE B70 & B79 EMBROIDE

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

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.

Saturday Afternoon December 14 1:30-3:30

Thursday Morning January 9 10:30-12:30

Thursday Afternoon April 23 1:30-3:30

98. 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.

Saturday Afternoon October 19 1:00-2:30

Monday Evening December 16 6:30-8:00

Saturday Morning March 14 10:30-12:00

99. EVERSEWN , BERNETTE , BABYLOCK JOY, ZEAL, & JAZZ 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.

Monday Afternoon October 21 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon November 4 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon January 13 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning March 7 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!

Friday Afternoon October 25 1:30-2:30

Monday Afternoon December 9 4:00-5:00

Tuesday Afternoon January 21 4:00-5:00

Friday Afternoon March 13 4:00-5:00

Monday Afternoon April 27 4:00-5:00

101. SINGER 7363 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.

Wednesday Morning November 27 10:30-12:30

Tuesday Afternoon January 28 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning March 21 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon April 13 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.

Tuesday Afternoon November 5 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning November 9 10:30-12:30

Saturday Morning December 7 10:30-12:30

Friday Evening December 13 6:30-8:30

Saturday Afternoon January 4 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning February 8 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon March 7 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon April 4 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon April 6 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 26 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning November 30 10:30-12:30

Wednesday Morning December 11 10:30-12:30

Saturday Afternoon January 18 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon February 8 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Afternoon March 31 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon April 11 1:30-3:30

104. ADVANCED COMPUTERIZED MACHINE INSTRUCTION –BERNINA

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

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

Saturday Afternoon November 9 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon November 11 1:30-3:30

Saturday Afternoon January 11 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning February 15 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon March 23 1:30-3:30

Saturday 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 October 29 1:30-2:30

Saturday Morning November 23 10:30-11:30

Friday Afternoon January 17 1:30-2:30

Thursday Morning March 12 10:30-11:30

Thursday Afternoon April 30 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.

Saturday Afternoon November 23 1:30-4:00

Saturday Afternoon January 25 1:30-4:00

Tuesday Afternoon February 11 2:00-4:30

Saturday Morning March 28 10:30-1:00

Saturday Afternoon April 25 1:30-4:00

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.

Tuesday Afternoon October 22 1:30-4:00

Saturday Afternoon November 30 1:30-4:00

Monday Afternoon December 2 1:30-4:00

Monday Afternoon January 20 1:30-4:00

Saturday Morning February 22 10:30-1:00

Tuesday Morning April 21 10:30-1:00

108. BABYLOCK FLOURISH, AVENTURA, PATHFINDER, AERIAL, MERIDIAN, ALTAIR, & SOLARIS 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.

Tuesday Afternoon December 3 1:30-4:00

Friday Evening January 3 6:00-8:30

Thursday Afternoon March 26 1:30-4:00

Thursday Afternoon April 2 1:30-4:00

 

118. BABYLOCK PATHFINER, AERIAL, MERIDIAN, ALTAIR & 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 October 17 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Afternoon December 10 1:30-3:30

Friday Afternoon January 31 1:30-3:30

Thursday Afternoon April 16 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.

Friday Afternoon November 29 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon January 27 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon February 17 1:30-3:30

Friday Afternoon March 20 1:30-3:30

110. BASIC SERGER

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

Learn the basics on your Babylock Celebrate, Victory, Acclaim, Accolade, or Triumph serger. Learn to thread, overcast, seam, sew knits, gather, and use differential feed and rolled hems.

Monday Afternoon November 18 1:30-3:30

Saturday Morning December 14 10:30-12:30

Monday Afternoon February 3 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Morning March 31 10:30-12:30

111. ADVANCED SERGER

2 Hours Non-customer fee $50.00

For Babylock Celebrate, Victory, Acclaim, Accolade, 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 October 15 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon November 25 1:30-3:30

Monday Afternoon February 10 1:30-3:30

Tuesday Morning April 7 10:30-12:30

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.

Saturday Morning February 29 10:30-11:30

Tuesday Morning April 28 10:30-11:30

113. HANDI-QUILTER SWEET SIXTEEN

1 Hour Non-customer fee $50.00

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

Monday Evening October 28 6:30-7:30

Friday Afternoon December 13 1:30-2:30

Thursday Afternoon February 20 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.

Saturday Afternoon December 7 1:30-2:30

Wednesday Morning April 22 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.

Thursday Afternoon December 5 2:00-3:00

116. DESIGNER PLUS—MANUAL DIGITIZING

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

Thursday Morning December 12 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 Afternoon April 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

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!

 

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

25A. Monday Evening 6:00-8:30
January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3

25B. Thursday Morning 10:00-12:30
April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

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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

Monday Evening March 23 6:30-8:30

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24A. Monday Evening December 9 6:30-8:00

24B. Friday Evening April 17 6:30-8:00


21A, 21B. 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.

21A. Monday Evening 6:00-8:30
November 4, 11, 18, 25, December 2

21B. Tuesday Morning 10:30-1:00
February 11, 18, 25, March 3, 10

22A, 22B. 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.

22A. Thursday Morning November 21 10:30-12:00

22B. Monday Evening March 16 6:30-8:00

23A, 23B. 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.


23A. Tuesday Morning 10:30-12:30
December 3, 10

23B. Thursday Morning 10:30-12:30
February 20, 27

26. 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.)

Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
January 8, 15, 22


27. SKILL BUILDING QUILTING 1—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.

Thursday Morning 10:30-12:30
January 16, 23, 30, February 6


28. MACHINE PAPER PIECING—PIE & ICE CREAM

3 Hours $60.00 includes pattern

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

Tuesday Afternoon February 4 2:00-5:00


29. SKILL BUILDING QUILTING 2—BLING

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.

Monday Evening 6:30-8:30
February 10, 17, 24, March 2

30. BSR HANDS-ON FREE MOTION QUILTING

2 Hours $55.00 includes panel

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

Thursday Morning March 5 10:30-12:30

32. SKILL BUILDING QUILTING 3 —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.

Monday Evening 6:30-8:30
April 6, 13, 20, 27

31. 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

 

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

33A. Friday Evening February 14 6:30-8:00

33B. Tuesday Afternoon April 14 2:30-4:00


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

Friday Evening February 21 5:30-8:30

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35. 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.

Monday Evening March 30 5:00-8:00

36. 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 April 21 1:30-4:30

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!

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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37. JUNGLE ANIMALS QUILT TOP

6 Hours $120.00 includes pattern

Piece a spectacular sampler quilt featuring iconic savanna animals. All blocks are sewn using conventional patchwork techniques. No paper piecing! Pick up supplies before class.

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

38. TRELLIS QUILT TOP

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

Jelly-Roll / Layer Cake / Fat Quarter Friendly. Multiple Size Options. Easy to piece and geometrically striking modern quilt. Pick up supplies before class.

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

39. FRACTIONS QUILT TOP

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

Make a modern statement with this graphic design. Add circle appliques for a modern flair. Students can cut their circles in class on the Accuquilt cutters. Pick up supplies before class./p>

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

40. COMPASS STAR QUILT TOP

6 Hours $95.00 includes pattern

Fat Quarter Friendly. Compass Star is a block based star quilt for the modern quilter. Pick up supplies before class.

Friday Evening
April 24 6:00pm-12:00 midnight

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

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

12B. Tuesday Morning March 24 10:30-12:30


30. SERGED SLEEP PANTS

3 Hours $45.00 includes pattern

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

Monday Afternoon
October 14 1:30-4:30

Tuesday Morning April 14 10:30-1:30

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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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13. 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.

Friday Afternoon January 24 1:30-3:30

 

Summer 2019/ Fall 2019 Craft 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!

6A, 6B. JELLY ROLL RUG

2 Lessons
$85.00 includes one pattern

Have you seen the new popular jelly-roll rugs? Take this hands-on class to learn the latest techniques and tools to complete these beautiful decorative rugs. Pick up supply list before first class.

6A. Tuesday Afternoon 1:30-3:30
November 12, 19

6B. Tuesday Afternoon 2:00-4:00
March 3, 10

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7. 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 Afternoon 1:30-3:30
January 16, 23, 30, February 6

8. LITTLE POPPINS BAG

3 Lessons $75.00 includes pattern & stay

Zipper top bag in two sizes. Lots of pockets on the inside keep everything organized. Structural stays keep it in shape. Pick up supplies before first class.

Wednesday Morning 10:30-12:30
February 12, 19, 26

9. ENGLISH PAPER PIECING—MILLY’S BAG

Lessons $75.00 includes pattern

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

Friday Afternoon 1:30-3:30
February 14, 28

Note: This class skips a week

10. ELLIE ELEPHANT

2 Lessons $65.00 includes pattern

Ellie looks fantastic in all sorts of bright colors. You can make your elephant in cottons or use fleece for a nice cuddly feel. Pick up supply list before class.

Tuesday Afternoon March 17, 24 1:30-3:30

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.

OCTOBER

4 Rag Quilt

11 NO DEMO

18 Quilt Labels

25 Embroidery Machine Applique

NOVEMBER

1 NO DEMO

8 Woven Top

15 NO DEMO

22 Binding Tips & Tricks

29 Bag

DECEMBER

6 Great Gadgets

13 Embroidered

Monogram Pillow

20 Serged Flower Panel

27 NO DEMO

JANUARY

3 Polar Fleece

10 Fast Panel Quilt

17 Embroidered

Baby Gifts

24 Ribbon Pouch

31 Pants

FEBRUARY

7 Serger Tips

14 Stuffed Animal

21 Jacket

28 Fun Presser Feet

MARCH

6 In-the-Hoop

Embroidery

13 Pillow

20 Lettering

27 Knit Top

APRIL

3 Top

10 Embroidery Basics

17 Quilt

24 Skirt

Class Calendars for Winter/ Spring 2019

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

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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