Hoop Sisters Embroidablock of the Month, Charmed Adventure/ Elegant Elements

Quilt by Shelly Sprague, one of our students.  Great job !

This is our on going BOM in the hoop program from Hoop Sisters.  If you are interested in joining, you may give us a call so we can get you started or call and sign up for a class demo. This quilt has multiple embroidery techniques that will help you learn more about you embroidery machine and give you options for creating more quilts, pillows or throws from the designs that you receive monthly.  We have been adjusting the format for this program and are now having an all day sewing/embroidery session available, with 2 DEMOS for the blocks and techniques at 10AM or 6PM .  Class Dates:  Thursday, July 13, August 10, September 14.  10AM-7:30PM  Class Fee:  $150.00  (cost of complete program and classes)  CHARMED ADVENTURE, is our new Hoop Sisters BOM.  We still have the Elegant Elements available for anyone who is interested in that quilt.  Please remember to call to let us know if you are planning on the daytime or evening demo

Charmed Adventure  (center medallion of the quilt)

Monthly and Weekly Classes and Special Events

Stitcher's Garden,   Sewing Machine Applique BOM 

This is a BOM designed to teach you to use the feet and decorative stitches in your machine to create these beautiful applique blocks.  What a great way to become more familiar with your sewing machine.  Classes will be held monthly and we will be offering 2 sessions.  Fee:  Class one:  $45.00 (includes 5 yds background fabric and month 1 pattern).  $10.00 monthly for 11 months thereafter. because this is an ongoing class, you may  begin in September or October.   Dates:  Tuesday, September 19, 10AM-12PM or Thursday, September 21, 6PM-8PM;  Tuesday, October 23, 10AM-12PM or Thursday, October 26, 6PM-8PM;  Tuesday, November 14, 10AM-12PM or Thursday, November 16, 6PM-8PM;   Tuesday, December 12, 10AM-12PM or Thursday, December 14, 6PM-8PM

Sample created by Donna Coppola

SEW/EMBROIDER with Us:  Fridays are our open sew/embroider days.  Sit and sew/ embroider at the shop from 10AM-3PM.  Bring in your sewing/embroidery machine to work on those unfinished projects and chat with other sewers and quilters.    Date:  Fridays, 10AM-3PM  (11AM-3PM on First Friday Demo Dates)  

 First Friday Demo:  On the first Friday of the month  we will be presenting a short demo featuring a new ruler, pattern, technique or notion.  After the demo you are invited to stay for open sew. Class Dates: Friday,  October 13, November 10, December 1, 10AM-11PM   Fee: No charge (please call or email  to register).  Previous Demo samples below.

NEW  Design a Block with Premier+2, Premier+ or 6D Software:  Learn some of the features of your embroidery software while creating a block that may be used as a pillow front or in a quilt top.  You will go home with a finished block design to stitch.  If you are interested in purchasing  software this would be a good class to see it's features.  Class Dates:  Thursday, September 28, October 19, November 30,  December 28, 6PM-8PM  Class Fee: $18.00/class ; register for 3 classes $45.00

Sewing/Quilting Classes

Serger Purse:  Create this cute little purse with Debbie Quinn and learn how to use your serger to insert a zipper.  This is a great class to learn Dbbie's hints and techniques to make serging easy.  Class Date:  Thursday, october 19th, 10AM-10AM-3PM

Basic Purse with Designer, Debbie Quinn:  Create a beautiful purse for yourself or as a gift. It has lots of pockets and a place for your credit cards.  Debbie will help you with the construction and share some of her tips for bag making.  Wednesday, October 25 and November 1, 10AM-3PM  Class Fee: $50.00

Divide by 3 (runner or wall hanging):  This is an easy project to start you holiday sewing.  Create his wall hanging/runner using a feature fabric (christmas print, fall,winter, etc.) for the large blocks, add a couple of complementary fabrics to complete the front.  Date: Thursday, November 2nd, 10AM-3PM   Class Fee:  $25.00 (includes pattern)  Class Fee: $20.00

Machine Basics:  Learn basic sewing techniques (inserting a zipper ,button holes, blind hem,sewing on buttons and more) on your sewing machine.  Class Date: Thursday, November 2nd, 6PM-8PM   Class Fee:  $15.00 (includes materials)

Machine Hoop Embroidery and Software

Basic Premier+2 Software:  Come in and get comfortable with your new software.  We will goover all of the new icons, locations of the commands and the new features.  Date: Tuesday,September 26th, 10AM-12PM  Class fee: $15.00

Anita's Express Machine Embroidery

This is a group of in the hop embroidery classes from Anita Goodesign.  Each month we will have a different project.  Class Fee:  $30.00/month (includes design package and fabrics)
Project 1:  Stuffed Halloween Decor, Saturday, September 30th, 9:30AM-1PM
Project 2:  Christmas Votive Bags, Saturday, October 28th, 9:30AM-1PM
Project 3:  3D Christmas Ornaments, Saturday, November 18th, 9:30AM-1PM

Edge to Edge Quilting with Hoop Embroidery:  Learn how to quilt with your embroidery machne.  Bring in a small pieced quilt (approximately 40 x 50) and you will learn ho to place your design for quilting your piece.  For those who have tken this clss before, this will take you one step beyond and refresh your technique.  Date:  Saturday, October 21, 9:30AM-1:30PM  Class Fee:  $20.00

Previous Class Samples

Since we are a creative classroom, we will be open to suggestions.  If you have 2 or more people in any of your sewing groups and have particular project in mind, give us a call and we would be happy to set up a date for you.  We will do classes for 2 or more children (or teenagers) and can work with your schedules.  Private lessons on machines, embroidery software, sewing or quilting are available.  Karen has been trained extensively on Pfaff and Viking sewing machines and software.  We hope to see all of you in a class.  Feel free to stop in and visit.  Our class list will be continually updated and we will be bringing in some more fabrics.  Check our site and feel free to email or call us